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Brooklyn Nets sign veteran Michael Beasley as substitute player

[ad_1] After officially signing with the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday afternoon, Michael Beasley has made his way to Orlando where he has begun league-mandated quarantine.During a conference call with reporters, general manager Sean Marks said that Beasley arrived at the team's hotel, passed a physical examination and must be test negative for coronavirus for six consecutive days before he is cleared to join the team at practice.The Nets had vacant
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Brooklyn Nets won’t have Spencer Dinwiddie after positive coronavirus tests

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie announced Tuesday that he won't join his team in Orlando, Florida, for the NBA restart after testing positive again for the coronavirus.Dinwiddie tweeted the news.After another positive test yesterday and considering the symptoms, @BrooklynNets, team doctors and I have decided that it would be in the best interest for me and the team that I do not play in Orlando. I will be supporting
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Brooklyn Nets GM says team committed to sending group to Orlando, despite holdouts

[ad_1] Nets general manager Sean Marks said the organization is committed to sending a group to Orlando for the NBA's restart in late July, despite several players saying they will not make the trip."We have a job to do," Marks said during a virtual news conference Wednesday morning. "We have to bring a team to Orlando. We will bring a team to Orlando. We will go down there and we
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Nets’ DeAndre Jordan, Spencer Dinwiddie say they tested positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets center DeAndre Jordan has ruled himself out of the season's resumption in Orlando, Florida, after testing positive for the coronavirus, and teammate Spencer Dinwiddie is "strongly considering" doing the same, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski."Found out last night and confirmed again today that I've tested positive for Covid while being back in market," Jordan posted to Twitter on Monday evening. "As a result of this, I will
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Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie says he recently tested positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets star Spencer Dinwiddie has been diagnosed with coronavirus and is not sure he will be able to participate when the season resumes, he told The Athletic on Monday."Over the past few months, I have been diligent about protecting myself and others from COVID-19 by following all designated protocol and quarantining," Dinwiddie said in a statement. "I was ready and prepared to rejoin my teammates. ... I flew
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Nets’ Wilson Chandler opting out to remain with family

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Brooklyn Nets forward Wilson Chandler has informed the team that he is opting out of playing in Orlando.Chandler cited spending more time with his family -- particularly his grandmother, who raised him, and three children -- as the primary reason for sitting out."As difficult as it will be to not be with my teammates, the health and well-being of my family has to come first," Chandler
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Kevin Durant’s possible return affecting Nets’ odds to win NBA title

[ad_1] 2:46 PM ETDoug KezirianESPN CloseESPN Sports Betting Analyst Host of Daily Wager Behind The Bets podcast hostKevin Durant has not logged a minute for the Brooklyn Nets, but he is having the biggest betting impact on the NBA's restructured season.With the coronavirus pandemic extending the season nearly three months, those in basketball circles are speculating whether that has allowed Durant sufficient time to recover from a torn Achilles tendon
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Nets GM — Kevin Durant’s return ‘$110M question’

[ad_1] While the possible return of the NBA season this summer remains a top question for fans, Kevin Durant's comeback is on the minds of those in Brooklyn.Durant ruptured his Achilles tendon while playing for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals in June. Such injuries usually require a year of recovery, and after Durant signed with the Brooklyn Nets in free agency in July, general manager Sean Marks
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Tom Brady ‘All In Challenge’ auction including dinner or workout nets $800K

[ad_1] A package that included dinner or a workout with Tom Brady after his first home game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as well as tickets to the game, his jersey and his cleats, netted $800,000 when it closed Tuesday night in the All In Challenge.Brady's package is the largest so far for the virtual fundraising effort, which has drawn experiences from athletes, celebrities and corporations to raise money for
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Source — Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie trying to join Nigerian national team

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie is in the process of acquiring a Nigerian passport in order to be eligible to play for the Nigerian national team, a source told ESPN on Saturday.The Athletic first reported Dinwiddie's pursuit.Despite finishing 10th in All-Star voting for Eastern Conference guards and recording a career high 41-points in December, Dinwiddie was not on the list of Team USA finalists.By obtaining a Nigerian passport, Dinwiddie