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October 27, 2014 Updates

As everyone in the NBA waits to see how much the Atlanta Hawks will sell for --with some suggesting the number could go as high at $1 billion-- Sports Business Journal reports on how the Nets negotiations with YES could be a factor, perhaps a big, factor in the Nets valuations. Daniel Kaplan reports... Part of the value of the Nets is that club’s ability to soon renegotiate its RSN (regional sports network) deal with YES Network. The Sacramento Kings, for example, secured an extension earlier this year with NBC Sports Group worth an average of $35 million a year over the next two decades, a lucrative sum for a team that plays in the country’s 20th-biggest designated market area. The Nets are currently at $25 million a year playing in the nation’s No. 1 market. NetsDaily

October 26, 2014 Updates

About a year ago, Brooklyn Nets swingman Joe Johnson received some amazing news: His mother, Diane, was cancer free. Diane Johnson, a single mother who raised her son in Little Rock, Arkansas, by working the graveyard shift as a nurse at a psychiatric ward, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma -- a rare form of cancer that affects the plasma cells in bone marrow -- in 2008. Her cancer had been in remission following several rounds of chemotherapy and a couple stem-cell transplants over the years. “She’s great, man. She’s cancer free,” Joe Johnson said Saturday. “[We found out] about a year ago. So she’s been great. She’s actually been living here with me in New Jersey. It’s great, man. I couldn’t ask for anything more than that.” ESPN.com

Q: Deron Williams. Lionel Hollins: I hate that the media has disparaged him so much. There’s so many expectations on a guy when he comes to another team in a trade. And then, he got the big contract, and then there’s even more expectations. To not be healthy to be able to do what he wanted to do is disappointing for him. But the fans and the media didn’t quite take it that way, and I think he’s healthy now and he’s in a good frame of mind, and he’s shown a lot of qualities. … Is he gonna be the 23-year-old Deron Williams? Heck no. But the Deron Williams that he can be and I see him being is going to be pretty good. And he’s gonna be one of the top guards in the league, and that’s good enough with me. New York Post

October 25, 2014 Updates
October 24, 2014 Updates

For the first time ever, the Brooklyn Nets NBA franchise has entered into an exclusive partnership with a fantasy sports company. The Nets have notched a deal with daily fantasy sports leader FanDuel, which will make FanDuel an official sponsor of the team and ensure FanDuel exposure during all Nets home games at the Barclays Center, along with an enhanced presence on television and radio broadcasts. FanDuel will also be entitled to more prominent exposure on the Nets’ official home page as part of the sponsorship. Forbes.com

October 23, 2014 Updates

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN NETS HISTORY

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson move up a few spots in a list topped by their former head coach.

   

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