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  1. Avery: No rivalry with Knicks

    Ian Begley

    Avery Johnson doesn't believe the Knicks and Nets are rivals. Close proximity isn't the only factor in a good rivalry. Competitiveness counts, too. "Even though people say it's a rivalry, right now the focus for our team is one day being a world ...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  2. New Jersey Nets miss opportunity, bow to Charlotte Bobcats

    Ian Begley

    Missed shots, bad fouls and porous defense did New Jersey in down the stretch.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  3. Murphy return won't affect Favors' minutes

    Ian Begley

    Avery Johnson said after Wednesday morning's shootaround that he's going to wait until closer to tip-off to decide if Troy Murphy will take the floor against the Charlotte Bobcats. It's likely that Murphy will play and start against the Bobcats barri...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  4. Troy Murphy is "50-50" for Bobcats game

    Ian Begley

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Avery Johnson says there's a "50-50" chance Troy Murphy will make his Nets debut on Wednesday against the Bobcats. Murphy, who has been sidelined for all of the preseason with a lower back injury, made it through his second f...

    Blog | November 02, 2010
  5. New Jersey Nets start 2-0 for first time since 2002

    Ian Begley

    Nets franchise that started 0-18 last season is 2-0 with a pair of comeback wins at home.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2010
  6. Derrick earns Favor-able marks

    Ian Begley

    Rookie Derrick Favors said he tried to hide his smile during introductions, but it was too wide for Avery Johnson to miss. "He was like a kid in a candy store," Johnson said. Then the kid went out and showed he belonged on an NBA floor. Favors ...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  7. Avery Johnson's New Jersey Nets rewrite last season's script with...

    Ian Begley

    The Nets made their 12-win campaign last season look like ancient history.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2010
  8. Johnson: Prokhorov will attend opener

    Ian Begley

    New Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov will attend the team's opener on Wednesday at the Prudential Center, according to head coach Avery Johnson. It's unclear where Prokhorov will sit at the Newark arena; Johnson joked that he could sit on the bench if...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  9. New-look New Jersey Nets' mantra: Don't look back

    Ian Begley

    The Nets, with a new arena, new owner and new coach, aren't looking back.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2010
  10. New New Jersey Nets coach Avery Johnson introduces 1st-round draf...

    Ian Begley

    The Nets rookies would love to play with LeBron James.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  11. Anthony named East's Player of the Month

    Ian Begley

    We all know Carmelo Anthony had an amazing April. On Friday, the NBA recognized him for it. The league named Anthony its Eastern Conference player of the month, over Miami's LeBron James, Atlanta's Joe Johnson and Boston's Avery Bradley, among ot...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  12. John Wall, others to compete in fall league in Vegas

    Ian Begley

    Starting Monday, dozens of pro players are expected to compete in an NBA-only league in Las Vegas, according to longtime trainer Joe Abunassar, a driving force behind the league.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2011