Owner Mikhail Prokhorov’s $330 million spending spree last summer pushed the Brooklyn Nets well over the NBA’s $58,044,000 million 2012-13 salary cap.
The Nets had a total team salary of $83,154,808 in 2012-13. Only the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat spent more.
The Nets also spent well over the $70,307,000 luxury tax threshold.
Because they’re over the salary cap and deep in the luxury tax, the Nets can only offer minimum contracts or the taxpayer mini mid-level exception to their free...Read Full Story
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Even with Joe Johnson (r.) less than 100 percent and his team in a 3-2 series hold, Brooklyn’s Andray Blatche (l.) says that the Nets are the btter team in the series against Chicago.
Belief is important. Talk is cheap. The Nets have always walked along that thin line.
So why stop in the playoffs?
“There’s no doubt in our mind we are the better team,” Andray Blatche said Wednesday, a day before Game 6 against the Bulls. “We’re just in a hole.”
When the Nets...Read Full Story
Andray Blatche became something of a punchline last year while with the Wizards. He essentially was benched towards the end of the season because he was out of shape.
Then he found him self in Brooklyn and had the chance to restart his career. He has played well for the Nets in his role, but are they looking to deal him? If they can get a draft pick, probably so, says Fox Sports.
Brooklyn has placed forward Andray Blatche on the market, according to multiple sources. The Nets are looking for...Read Full Story
Police are looking into an incident that happened Monday in the Philadelphia hotel room of Brooklyn Nets forward Andray Blatche.(Photo: Howard Smith, USA TODAY Sports)
The incident happened at a Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia on Monday
Nobody has been charged in the incident
Blatche played in the Nets game against the 76ers Tuesday night
The 21-year-old woman who filed a sexual assault complaint with police after a night in Brooklyn Nets player Andray Blatche’s Four...Read Full Story
“Bulletinboard material” can sometimes be an actual thing in sports. When the opposition spouts off at the mouth for no apparent reason, it can fuel a player or team be play above and beyone.
Now, I’m not sure if Reggie Evans is even on LeBron James’ radar, but Evans had some interesting things to say about LeBron and the Heat in advance of tonight’s Nets – Heat game.
The Heat is just another team and LeBron is just another player to Reggie Evans, who indicated Miami’s title run last season...Read Full Story
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