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May 2, 2015 Updates

Mike Mazzeo: Mirza Teletovic will consult with his agent about his future. FA to be has enjoyed his time in BK, wants to stay if possible. #Nets Twitter @MazzESPN

Thaddeus Young helped change the Nets fortunes when he was traded to the team at the deadline for Kevin Garnett. But Young, who has a player option in his contract for next season, says he’s unsure if he’ll be back. "To tell you the truth I haven’t even thought about it," Young said. "My focus was just trying to win in the playoffs." Bergen Record

“I don’t think Lionel’s going anywhere, so that’s definitely reassuring,” Williams said. “You never know what’s gonna happen in the offseason, but it’s good to know you’re gonna have the same coach, and if we keep most of our guys, we’ll have something to build on for once. We’ve had the same core, but we’ve [been semi-] healthy and [rarely] played together under the same system, so hopefully we can build on things.” ESPN.com

May 1, 2015 Updates

Plumlee has played a combined 15 minutes in the last three games. Hollins went so far as to say that subbing in the Duke product could’ve been “detrimental.” “We just couldn’t at that point afford to sub with another big guy — mainly Mase,” Hollins said. “And if they go into the hack-a-Mase, then it could’ve been detrimental.” New York Daily News

April 30, 2015 Updates
April 29, 2015 Updates

You know those Vines of players dunking in warm-ups that your favorite team posts before each game? (If you’re scratching your head, your team probably needs to hire a designated social media person.) Przybyla and Culver capture those moments for the Nets. Today, Przybyla is pacing up and down the baseline with one of her two phones out either shooting or editing something. Culver, who started doing social media work for Brooklyn last February, spends most of the game perched in the media section with her eyes glued to a Macbook, monitoring fan reactions and Internet buzz while surrounded by a dozen or so basic blogger/newspaper types. Przybyla and Culver fly on charter jets and interact personally with the players. They get better than front-row seats to every game. They have press conference and locker room access before and after the games. They even get a food voucher worth enough to buy organic chocolate smoothies and (shockingly delicious) vegan brownies from the juice cart outside section 116 at Barclays. complex.com

April 28, 2015 Updates

Now the Nets and Lopez are headed toward another chapter. Lopez this summer can opt out of the final year of his contract, worth $16.7 million, and hit the free-agent market. One opposing general manager, who said the prevailing thinking around the league is Lopez stays put and gets a max deal, may have summed it up best. “If he walks, where are they going? They don’t have draft picks. They’re flip-flopping their pick [with Atlanta]. They’re getting the 29th instead of the 15th. For their future, I don’t see how they can lose him,” the GM said. “If Brook wants to stay there, he should be able to get whatever he wants.” New York Post

“Why would they let him go?” an exec from the Central Division said. “Everything I see, he’s a good kid. And he can [bleeping] play.” “If he leaves, then they are starting all over again,” yet another rival executive said. “He has proven he is healthy. There’s no question he’s always been a good basketball player. The question was ‘Can he come back from the injury?’ He’s shown he can, especially the last two months.” New York Post


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


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