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January 17, 2015 Updates

Billionaire Steven A. Cohen said he won’t bid for the Brooklyn Nets after his representatives met with bankers handling the team’s sale, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. “Steve Cohen has no interest in the Nets,” Jonathan Gasthalter, a spokesman for Stamford, Connecticut-based Point72 Asset Management, said in an e-mailed statement. “He is focused on making Point72 the premier investment firm in the industry, while adhering to the highest ethical standards.” BusinessWeek.com

But while Lopez tries to do his best to pretend he never pays attention to anything that’s written or said about him, he couldn’t help himself when asked if he grows tired of hearing his name in trade talks. “I’ve been on the block for, like, six-and-a-half years now,” Lopez said with a smirk, drawing laughs. “So it’s no big deal.” New York Post

January 16, 2015 Updates

You can count Paul Pierce among those who feel the Nets have missed his presence on and off the court. “Any team without Paul Pierce misses him,” Pierce said with a smile. “Period.” New York Post

Ohm Youngmisuk: Sources say Nets have decided they cannot move forward on any trade until there is more of a consensus in the organization... The whole Nets organization still isn’t convinced it wants to take the Lance gamble. And a trade with OKC doesn’t give Nets enough... for now. That said, Nets' trade talk has been so active recently that possibility remains that talks can resume at any point. And, as all this is going on, Nets franchise is gauging interest in potential buyers which makes you wonder about the future of franchise. Twitter @NotoriousOHM

The Houston Rockets were also probing the Nets on Lopez too, league sources said. The Miami Heat have also remained connected to discussions on Lopez, sources said. The Thunder and Nets were discussing a larger package for the one-time All-Star center that included guard Jeremy Lamb and center Kendrick Perkins from the Thunder, league sources said. Yahoo! Sports

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