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Avery Johnson (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images), Deron Williams (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Nets’ Johnson: Williams Trade Was In ‘Back Pocket’

Nets head coach Avery Johnson joined Boomer & Carton Thursday morning to break down New Jersey’s trade for Deron Williams, a deal that Johnson described as being “in our back pocket.”

WFAN–02/24/2011

Deron Williams (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Eastern Power Shift? Nets’ Deron Williams Trade Raises Eyebrows

The second blockbuster NBA trade in two days sent Jazz point guard Deron Williams to the Nets, shifting another star from the Western Conference to the East and to a bigger market. Is there something the NBA should do to protect teams from losing their stars?

WFAN–02/24/2011

Deron Williams (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Nets’ Williams Introduced, Won’t Talk Contract Until 2012

A day after the Knicks introduced Carmelo Anthony, the Nets introduced Deron Williams to the local media.

WFAN–02/24/2011

Deron Williams (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Nets Trade For Utah Jazz All-Star Deron Williams

Better than ‘Melo? After whiffing on Carmelo Anthony for the third time, the Nets made a big splash by landing Utah Jazz star Deron Williams in a three-team deal.

WFAN–02/23/2011

Utah Jazz Jerry Sloan announces his resignation during an NBA basketball news conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Sloan stepped down Thursday after 23 seasons and 1,127 wins as head coach of the Jazz.  Longtime assistant Phil Johnson, who also was in his 23rd season with the Jazz, also resigned.  (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)

Schmeelk’s Stance: A Sad Day For The NBA

It has been a year of change in the sports world with the three longest tenured coaches in the three major sports retiring. The Braves’ Bobby Cox, the Titans’ Jeff Fisher and now Jerry Sloan has resigned from the Utah Jazz.

WFAN–02/11/2011

Derrick Favors #14 of the New Jersey Nets dunks against the Utah Jazz during the game on January 19, 2011 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Snap 6-Game Slide After Ending Melo-Drama

New Jersey matched its season high with seven players scoring in double figures in a 103-95 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.

WFAN–01/19/2011

(AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson)

Faltering Nets Face Jazz

The Jazz try to beat the struggling Nets for a fifth consecutive time Wednesday night as they make the second stop on a five-game road trip.

WFAN–01/19/2011

Utah Jazz point guard Deron Williams, right, is pressured by New York Knicks power forward Amar'e Stoudemire (1) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Wednesday Jan. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Colin E Braley)

Defense-Optional Approach Sinks Knicks In Utah

Deron Williams and reserve C.J. Miles scored 24 points apiece, leading seven Utah players in double figures as the Jazz beat the New York Knicks 131-125 on Wednesday night.

WFAN–01/13/2011

Amar'e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks pumps his fist after Landry Fields #6 hit a three point shot against the Phoenix Suns during the NBA game at US Airways Center on January 7, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Knicks defeated the Suns 121-96. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Amar’e’s Knicks Looking To Continue Revival Vs. Jazz

The Knicks will try to conclude a four-game road trip above .500 while the Jazz look to extend their success over New York when they meet Wednesday night.

WFAN–01/12/2011

Nets-Jazz

Jazz Drown Out Nets With Scoring Balance

Deron Williams scored 23 points and dished out eight assists, Paul Millsap had 19 points, 15 rebounds and four assists and the Utah Jazz beat the New Jersey Nets 98-88 on Wednesday night.

WFAN–11/18/2010

(AP Photo/ Bret Hartman)

Nets Look To Capitalize On Utah’s Home Struggles

The Jazz will look to bounce back after a tough loss Wednesday night when they host the New Jersey Nets, one of the NBA’s lowest-scoring teams.

WFAN–11/17/2010

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Schmeelk’s Stance – NBA Edition: Same Old Knicks?

It’s starting to feel that way, isn’t it? The last three losses for the Knicks, all winnable games, have shaken the confidence of fans everywhere.

WFAN–11/11/2010

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Nets GM King Still Waiting To Make Carmelo Deal

The only thing standing in the way of Carmelo Anthony becoming a member of the New Jersey Nets is the Denver Nuggets.

WFAN–09/27/2010

(Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Source: Nets Working On Deal For Carmelo

After failing to lure LeBron James, Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh to New Jersey during the free- agency sweepstakes this summer, the Nets are engaged in trade talks to acquire Carmelo Anthony.

WFAN–09/25/2010

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