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May 25, 2015 Updates

He spoke to HRT, the Croatian television network, after being named to the All-Rookie team last week. The 6'8" swingman admitted that the NBA surprised him ... and that he held off joining the Nets because he didn't like the NBA game. "Honestly, before arriving I was not a big fan of the NBA, that's why I had decided to stay in Europe, in Fenerbahce," he told HRT. "But when I arrived, I saw that it was really another world, a world unto itself, everything is arranged differently. I can say that I have now become a fan of the NBA." NetsDaily

May 22, 2015 Updates

"The leader I learned from the most? Probably Jarrett Jack has a big influence when he was here." NBA TV's Game Time replayed the clip with Jack sitting on the dias. He seemed a bit surprised, then explained what he had done when he and Jack played at Golden State two years ago. "That's tough, man," Jack said. "Real humbling. "I would always just stay in his ear ... Steph's a quiet kid, not a boisterous kid by nature ... Just telling him 'it's paramount that your voice is heard, on a day-by-day basis. NetsDaily

May 20, 2015 Updates

If Tim Walsh had his druthers, this story would have ended on Wednesday, February 4th, the day Brooklyn Nets advance scout Jim Sann was discharged from the hospital and returned home to his two children. But earlier this week, Walsh was named the recipient of the 2014-15 Joe O'Toole Athletic Trainer of the Year for the second straight season. His assistants, Lloyd Beckett and Alessandro Oliveira, were named assistant trainers of the year. NBA.com

"There is no greater honor than to be recognized by your peers, so I take a great deal of pride in this award,'' Walsh told BrooklynNets.com. "But ever more importantly, my two assistants, Lloyd and Ale, were also recognized for their contributions during the season. "We had some very challenging situations this past year, and I am very proud that the work of my staff was duly noted by our fellow athletic trainers.'' NBA.com

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Chris Herring: He said he interviewed with the Nets, too. RT @SeanFlatts: @Chris Herring Top 5? Hoping he drops to Nets at 29 Twitter @HerringWSJ

The Nets will not make a qualifying offer to Jerome Jordan before June 30, although he could return, according to league sources. The move is essentially a bookkeeping move to give the Nets more flexibility. Jordan would have become a restricted free agent if the Nets had made the offer. NetsDaily


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


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