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May 17

Analysis: Celtics get top pick in the 2017 NBA draft, but Lakers also lottery winners

As NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum announced that the Phoenix Suns would have the fourth pick in the 2017 NBA Draft – meaning the Los Angeles Lakers would again defy the odds and keep their top-three protected draft pick for a third straight season – ESPN’s television cameras immediately cut to Magic Johnson sitting on the dais. Johnson, understandably, was in a good mood. He flashed his trademark smile, pumped his fist, and even did a little shimmy in his seat.

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May 17

Billy King ‘best known for destroying the Nets,’ says Wikipedia

Former Nets GM Billy King probably doesn’t need any reminders about his disastrous trade with the Celtics, but the internet hath no mercy.

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May 17

Celtics earn No. 1 pick at NBA Draft lottery

The Celtics are one of four teams still in the running for an NBA title. And now they’ll have the top pick in this year’s draft.

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May 11

Jeremy Lin says racism he faced from opponents was worse in NCAA

Jeremy Lin says his experience dealing with racist slurs was far worse in college.

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Apr 26

Jeremy Lin addresses stereotypes, emasculation of Asian men

As both an Asian-American basketball player and Asian male, Jeremy Lin has seen stereotypes emasculate his people.

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Apr 26

Ex-NBA commish David Stern: ‘Shame on Nets’ for resting starters

It’s one thing to rest your stars for a playoff push.

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Apr 21

Brooklyn Nets owner Prokhorov says he’s selling 49% stake

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has told Russian media he’s selling a 49 percent stake in the NBA club.

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Apr 13

Nets bench players, help Bulls clinch playoff spot in final game

The Chicago Bulls beat the depleted Brooklyn Nets in the regular-season finale

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Apr 11

Lopez become Nets’ all-time leading scorer in loss to Celtics

Jeremy Lin led the Nets with 26 points and 12 rebounds.

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Apr 09

Nets give jerseys to fans after beating Bulls in home finale

It’s been a forgettable season for the Nets, but the NBA’s last-place team made its final home game memorable for some lucky fans.

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Apr 05

Nets explode on offense in 141-118 rout of 76ers

Brooklyn’s modest upswing of late has given the beaten-down franchise a hint of belief that better seasons could be ahead.

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Apr 04

Nets sign guard Archie Goodwin to multi-year deal

The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard Archie Goodwin to a multi-year contract.

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Apr 03

Brook Lopez, Jeremy Lin lead Nets to 91-82 victory over Hawks

Brook Lopez scored 29 points, Jeremy Lin had 15, and the Brooklyn Nets spoiled Paul Millsap’s return to the lineup

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Apr 02

Trevor Booker and Brook Lopez carry Nets to win against Magic

The Brooklyn Nets dominated inside the paint and off the bench.

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Mar 31

Nets fall just short in 90-89 loss to Pistons

Marcus Morris had 28 points and 13 rebounds, and Ish Smith hit the go-ahead 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter

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Mar 29

Nets can’t handle Dario Saric in loss to lowly 76ers

The 76ers went on a 10-5 run to close out their third straight win over Brooklyn this season.

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Mar 26

Brook Lopez scores 23 points as Nets top slumping Hawks

The Brooklyn Nets have struggled to protect any lead, especially on the road, while compiling the NBA’s worst record.

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Mar 25

Wizards snap Nets’ magical two-game winning streak

The Nets led by nine early, then trailed by as many as 28 after Washington outscored Brooklyn 55-18 during a 15-minute stretch.

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Mar 24

Nets on first winning streak of season with victory against Suns

The Nets scored a season-high 81 bench points.

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Mar 22

Brook Lopez hits buzzer-beater to lift Nets 98-96 over Pistons

Brook Lopez made a jumper as time expired to give the Brooklyn Nets a 98-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.

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