The New Jersey Nets have done some reshuffling of their roster in hopes of acquiring Carmelo Anthony. Despite rumors swirling of a potential trade, Brook Lopez and the rest of the current Nets seem to be finding their stride.
The Nets and Denver Nuggets are apparently back to the drawing board, structuring a deal that would send Carmelo Anthony packing to New Jersey, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski.
Draft picks increase the Nets’ chance of making a bigger trade, perhaps now having the pieces for a potential deal with Denver to acquire Carmelo Anthony.
The Houston Rockets will acquire swingman Terrence Williams from New Jersey in a three-team trade that gives the Nets two more first-round draft picks for potential use in a Carmelo Anthony deal, a person with knowledge of the trade said Tuesday.
During a Thursday morning interview with WFAN’s Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts, Nets head coach Avery Johnson said there could “possibly” be a lineup change before New Jersey’s tip-off against the Dallas Mavericks.
The New Jersey Nets recalled swing-man Terrence Williams from the NBA Development League on Tuesday. Williams was sent down last month, after some lateness violations and other disagreements with the club.
Nets coach Avery Johnson said the second-year guard will be inactive for Tuesday night’s home game against the Atlanta Hawks and won’t travel to Boston for Wednesday night’s game.
Photos from the Miami Heat’s 101-89 victory over the New Jersey Nets at American Airlines Arena.
Dwyane Wade had 29 points and 10 rebounds, LeBron James scored 14 of his 23 points in the third quarter – seven in the last 32 seconds after getting flagrantly fouled by Williams – and the Heat rolled past New Jersey 101-89 on Saturday night for their second easy win over the Nets in a week.
This certainly wasn’t the same old New Jersey Nets. New owner, new coach, new building, new roster and something totally different, a win to kick off the season.
The New Jersey Nets have exercised the contract options on center Brook Lopez and swingman Terrence Williams for next season.
Brook Lopez scored 24 points, Terrence Williams added 20, and the New Jersey Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 103-96 in an exhibition game Tuesday night.
The Nets new general manager says he wants to watch the team practice under new coach Avery Johnson before venturing a guess on the 2010-11 season.