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Dumpy

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Dwight Howard reportedly opts in for 2012-13 Season

According to Rotoworld, Dwight Howard reportedly told the Magic during a meeting on Wednesday that he will opt-in for the final year of his contract, keeping him with the franchise through the...

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"Under the Microscope" -- A New Feature in the NetsDaily Forums

This summer, over on the Forums side of the site we're going run a weekly feature called "Under the Microscope," where everyone gets a chance to pose questions to a featured site member.  This...

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The Wright Stuff?

if Brandan Wright doesn't play, and play soon, I will scream.  He was acquired for one reason:  To take a look at him and evaluate whether he will be able to contribute, and therefore whether to...

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Frontcourt Fruition

In some ways, basketball is like chess:  To be successful, each team must identify and exploit mismatches.  In chess, these are called "imbalances."  An imbalance is neither good nor bad; what...

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Why Craig Smith

The Nets need a PF.  Craig Smith needs a contract.  Why this is a perfect match.

Summer League: Nets v. Celtics July 10, 2009

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Hi everyone, late start, but a lot to talk about. Right now the score is 2-2, we've just gotten started. I'll try to update as much as possible, given my rudimentary typing skills. One thing we...

Summer League: Nets v. OKC, July 9, 2009

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Hello from sunny Orlando. I'm here at the Orlando Magic's training facility, for today's game against the Thunder. I'm going to try my best to blog the action, but be forewarned: I'm a horrible...

A History of Williamses

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Ghoti blogs about the checkered and varied history of players named Williams that have been on the Nets throughout the years. Terrence: Take heart. Even with your Barbie...

A History of Williamses

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Written by Ghoti I have spent the last month reading all of the different indicators to help predict which team will draft what player. History tells us, I was informed, that the Bulls like Final...

And With the 11th Pick, the NJ Nets Select . . . .

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Usually, around this time of year, we use this space to try our hand at soothsaying by predicting who the Nets are likely to select in the upcoming draft. In the past, we’ve had a mixed record: ...

ESPN Update: Now Blazers Involved in Carter Trade Talk

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ESPN's Chad Ford now reports the Trailblazers have been talking to the Nets about a deal that would send Vince Carter to Portland for Raef LaFrentz's expiring contract along with...

Hey . . . Big Spender?

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In a concise "state of the team" assessment, GM Kiki Vandeweghe reveals that the front office is "very pleased with how the team and the players have performed this year,"...

Brook Swells to a Raging Torrent

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Brook Lopez’s Rookie of the Month award was well deserved; he averaged nearly 15 points and 8 rebounds for the month. What may have gone unnoticed, however, is how he has further picked up his...

Dumpy’s Statistical Report #2: Life Without Yi

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The Nets have now played ten games since the unfortunate injury to Yi Jianlian. To be more specific, they’ve actually played eleven, since they snuck in the victory over Philadelphia the other...

What is Obama's Chance of Reelection? Better Check the Nets

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Count this one among the oddest statistical anomalies we have discovered recently. Over the course of franchise history, in its various incarnations, the Nets have a total record of just 1509-1869,...

Dumpy's Statistical Report #1

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Here is the first of what will be periodic reports on some statistics that have recently caught my eye. I. With a 6-6 record, the Nets are not surprisingly in the middle of the pack in most...

Krstic Scores 14 as Serbia Beats Angola

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Nenad Krstic bounced back from an uneven performance to score 14 points as Serbia pounded Angola 99-62 on the final day of the Diamond Ball tournament held in Nanjing, China. ...

Krstic Scores 12 as Serbia Loses to Argentina

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Playing a team-high 29 minutes, Nenad Krstic netted 12 points as Argentina handily beat Serbia in the FIBA Diamond Ball for Men tournament in Nanjing, China, 75-60. Showing some...

Nets' Rookie Trio Ready to Contribute

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"Rebuilding" is not a disparaging word to Brook Lopez, Ryan Anderson, and Chris Douglas-Roberts. To them, it means "opportunity." Jonathan Lehman reports that each of the Nets'...

Yi Held Scoreless as Australia Beats China

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A strong defensive effort led Australia to a 67-55 victory over China on the second day of the FIBA Diamond Ball for Men, a tune-up for the Olympics. China was forced into 23...

Krstic Helps Serbia Win Mechel Cup

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Nenad Krstic helped Serbia defeat 2007 EuroBasket champion Russia Sunday 75-74 to win Moscow's Mechel Cup. Krstic, whose NBA rights continue to be Nets' property, was one of...

Yi Era to Begin With Sellout

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ESPN is reporting that tickets for the Nets' October 12 preseason game against the Miami Heat, to be held in London, are sold out--nearly three months before the game. The Heat...

Is Krstic the Next to Go?

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According to an Israeli web site, the Russian media is reporting that Nenad Krstic has agreed to terms with Russia's Triumph Lyuberts, and will play in Moscow this season. Krstic...

My Summer League Adventure

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Miles and miles of perfect white sandy beaches. Disney World. Humidity that would curl your toenails. Snakes in the swimming pool. Summer thunderstorms that would put the Kodo Drummers to...

Dumpy Examines the Draft

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With D-Day fast approaching, it’s a good time to revisit our earlier predictions about who the Nets might be targeting. As we’ve discussed in the past, the Nets have shown a predilection towards...

Dumpy's Statistical Analysis: Boston 112, Nets 101

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Originally, I had an entire intro planned for this report. It was witty, it was clever—you know, all the good things. But then the Nets were pummeled, and, because my prologue was premised on the...

Dumpy’s Statistical Analysis

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Dumpy’s Statistical Analysis November 6, 2007: New Jersey 87, Atlanta 82 Let’s get right to the stats. Team Statistics Possessions. The number of possessions (i.e., each time a team brings the...

Small Is Big

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It was the most oft-asked question of the preseason: With a full stable of healthy, capable big men, how would Coach Frank distribute the minutes among them? Who would get to play? Would you...

Dumpy’s Statistical Analysis: November 3, 2007

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Dumpy’s Statistical Analysis November 3, 2007: New Jersey 93, Philadelphia 88 Jason Kidd achieved yet another triple-double, but the story line from this one was about whether the Nets could...

Stats, stats, stats!

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Hello everyone, and welcome to another season of Dumpy’s Statistical Analysis. For the record, I’m Dumpy (not my real name), and what I try to do in this space is to take a numerical approach to...

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