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Nets Miss Brook Lopez Against Miami Heat by Derrel Jazz Johnson

When the season began and the Brooklyn Nets acquired future Hall of Famers Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, the team’s expectations were raised. When Brook Lopez, who was a 2013 NBA All Star, went down with a broken foot in … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Nets Prepare for Playoffs by Derrel Jazz Johnson

The Brooklyn Nets are securely in the 2014 NBA Playoffs, which begins on Tuesday, so despite the elimination of the New York Knicks from playoff contention, there will still be meaningful playoff basketball here in New York at Barclays Center. … Continue reading

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Can the Brooklyn Nets Catch Toronto and Chicago? By Derrel Jazz Johnson

With 13 games remaining in the 2013-2014 season, the Brooklyn Nets will almost certainly make the playoffs. The Nets are now fighting for playoff seeding, and, perhaps, home-field advantage in the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs.

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Brooklyn Nets Climb Back to .500 by Derrel Jazz Johnson

When 2014 began, the Brooklyn Nets were one of the most disappointing teams in the National Basketball Association. With a high-priced roster of veteran players who were underperforming, the Brooklyn Nets had a record of 10-21. Since, the team has … Continue reading

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Jason Kidd An Intriguing Choice, But Brian Shaw Best Choice for Brooklyn Nets by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

After playing one season for the New York Knicks, Jason Kidd announced his retirement last week, leaving two years and over six million dollars on the table. Now, it appears that Kidd desires to suit up in another way; as … Continue reading

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Nets First Season in Brooklyn Successful Despite Disappointing End by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

After falling behind Nate Robinson and the injury-depleted Chicago Bulls 3-1, the Brooklyn Nets season was on the verge of extinction. The Nets won game five at home, then won game six on the road, and were favorites to win … Continue reading

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Dominique Wilkins Talks NBA Athleticism, Caribbean Basketball Players, and More

Former NBA superstar and current Atlanta Hawks Vice President of Operations Dominique Wilkins talks to Derrel Jazz Johnson about the team’s success without Joe Johnson, the athleticism in the NBA, the increase of players of Caribbean decent and more. Check … Continue reading

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