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Lance Stephenson signs a 3-year deal to play for Charlotte

Coney Island’s Lance Stephenson will cash in on a career-best season in 2013-14 as he has signed a three-year deal worth $27 million to play for the Charlotte Hornets, according to multiple reports. Stephenson, 24 in September, averaged 14.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per 36 minutes while shooting 49.1 percent and 35.2 percent from behind …

Video: Highlights of Nets draft pick Xavier Thames

Here are some highlights of Xavier Thames‘ senior year at San Diego State University. Thames, a 23-year-old, 6-foot-3, 187-pound point guard, averaged 17.6 points with 3.2 assists and 2.9 rebounds and shot 41.1 percent overall and 37.4 percent from behind the arc in 36 games last season. Thames was selected with the 59th overall pick in …

Scouting report on Nets draft pick Cory Jefferson

With their third pick in the draft, this one, the 60th overall pick, was purchased from the San Antonio Spurs, the Brooklyn Nets selected an athletic big man Cory Jefferson out of Baylor University. Brown is already 23-years-old and is 6-foot-9 and 218-pounds. Jefferson averaged 13.7 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game last year …

Video: Highlights of Nets draft pick Cory Jefferson

To cap off draft night, the Brooklyn Nets purchased a third pick, this time the 60th overall pick from the San Antonio Spurs. They used that pick to select Cory Jefferson, a 6-foot-9 and 218-pound power forward out of Baylor University. Jefferson averaged 13.7 points with 8.1 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game last season while …

Scouting report on Nets draft pick Xavier Thames

The Brooklyn Nets continued to buy draft picks when they purchased the 59th overall pick from the Toronto Raptors and used it to select Xavier Thames out of San Diego State University. Thames, 23, is a 6-foot-3, 187-pound point guard. Thames averaged 17.6 points with 3.2 assists and 2.9 rebounds per game and shot 41.1 percent …

Kirilenko: “Jason Kidd couldn’t handle the pressure”

; Jason Kidd made a big splash earlier this offseason when he made a power-play for the Brooklyn Nets’ general manager position, that is currently held by Billy King, before he took off for the Milwaukee Bucks. Nobody really trashed Kidd for the move, at least publicly. King, who should have been the most upset …

Brooklyn Nets make Bojan Bogdanovic signing official

After waiting for three years to bring him to the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets have finally signed forward Bojan Boganovic to a three-year deal, Nets General Manager Billy King announced on Tuesday. “Having drafted Bojan in 2011, it is rewarding to finally welcome him to the Nets,” said King. “We obviously have a high regard …

Brooklyn Nets invite Michael Jenkins to training camp

After he graduated from Winthrop University, basketball took Michael Jenkins to Italy, Belgium, Germany and Montenegro. Now, after a stint with the Brooklyn Nets during the summer league, it will take him to Brooklyn as well. Well…at least it will get him to training camp. Jenkins, who was the oldest player on the Nets’ summer …

Best Landing Spots for 2014 Unrestricted Free Agent Andray Blatche

Opting out of his final year with the Brooklyn Nets might have been a big mistake for Andray Blatche. The offensively talented big man had the ability to remain in the Barclays Center for the 2014-15 season, though he’d have made only $1.4 million. Rather than pigeonhole himself onto the Nets roster, Blatche decided to opt out and become an unrestricted free agent, seeking out both a bigger payday and a longer deal that would bless him with the guarantee of financial security. …

Tim Bontempts on the Brooklyn Nets’ Plan to Remain Contenders in the East

The Brooklyn Nets fell short of their ultimate goal this past season, bowing out in the second round of the playoffs after mortgaging their future for a win-now roster. After losing Paul Pierce to the Washington Wizards and the sudden departure of Jason Kidd as head coach, is this team still ready to contend? Tim Bontemps of the New York Post joins Howard Beck to discuss the Nets offseason in the video above.Read more Brooklyn Nets news on BleacherReport.com

Report Card Grades for Brooklyn Nets’ 2014 Offseason so Far

The Brooklyn Nets have got another thing coming if they think they’ll be able to elude grading just because we’re in the heart of summer. School may be out, but it’s time for a report card assessing Brooklyn’s 2014 offseason so far. This summer hasn’t been kind to the Nets, though it hasn’t all been entirely bad. Still, after a disappointing 2013-14 campaign, Brooklyn needed a really strong offseason to bolster …