March 22, 2018
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Chris Daniels Comes to Brooklyn Nets after spending 2014-15 Season in China

The Brooklyn Nets have signed center Chris Daniels, General Manager Billy King announced today.

Daniels (6’9”, 265) spent the 2014-15 season with the Guangdong Southern Tigers in China’s CBA. In his seven-year pro career, Daniels has competed in South Korea, Puerto Rico, China, Jordan and Lebanon, as well as the NBA D-League.

Daniels played collegiately at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (2004-08), where he is still the program’s all-time leading scorer. He also helped lead the Islanders to their first and only NCAA Tournament appearance in 2007.

Twenty players vying for a spot on the Brooklyn Nets 2015-16 Roster

The Brooklyn Nets announced its training camp roster of 20 players today. Training camp, which begins on Tuesday, September 29, and runs through Saturday, October 3, will be held at Duke University in Durham, NC. The roster is as follows:

Brooklyn Nets 2015 16 Training Camp Roster

Since NBA teams can only have 15 contracts on the roster by the start of the season, at least five players will be cut.

Reed’s injury occurred in his preseason debut

Brooklyn Nets center Willie Reed has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb, an MRI confirmed today.

The injury occurred during the first half of last night’s preseason game versus the Boston Celtics. Reed will undergo surgery on Friday, October 16 at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. A timetable for his return will be established following the procedure.

Reed, who signed with Brooklyn as a free agent on July 9, 2015, was making his preseason debut when the injury occurred.

Reed’s injury occurred in his preseason debut

Brooklyn Nets center Willie Reed underwent successful surgery today to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb. The surgery was performed by Dr. Michelle Carlson, along with Nets’ Medical Director Dr. Riley Williams III, at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Reed is expected to be out for approximately six to eight weeks.

Brooklyn Nets Waive Boatright, Miller, and Daniels

The Brooklyn Nets requested waivers on guard Ryan Boatright, forward Quincy Miller and center Chris Daniels, General Manager Billy King announced today.

Boatright (6’0”, 170) signed with Brooklyn as a free agent on July 2 after going undrafted out of Connecticut in the 2015 NBA Draft. In four preseason games with the Nets, Boatright posted averages of 4.3 points, 1.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists in 13.9 minutes per game.

Miller (6’9”, 210) was acquired by the Nets from the Detroit Pistons on July 13 in exchange for guard Steve Blake. In four preseason appearances with Brooklyn, Miller averaged 1.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game.

Daniels (6’9”, 265) signed with the Nets as a free agent on September 23 and averaged 7.4 points and 2.8 rebounds in 13.0 minutes per game across five preseason appearances with Brooklyn.

According to Nets Daily, if Boatright and Miller are not claimed they will fall into the NBA D-League pool. If they aren't claimed, either have the option to play in Europe or China.

It’s speculated that Daniels is most likely headed overseas where he has been all of his career.

The Nets roster now stands at 17 players.

Since NBA teams can only have 15 contracts on the roster by the start of the season, at least two more players will be cut.

Justin Harper Comes to Brooklyn Nets after playing the 2014-15 season in Italy

The Brooklyn Nets signed forward Justin Harper, General Manager Billy King announced today.

Harper (6’10”, 225) joins the Nets after spending the 2014-15 season with S.S. Felice Scandone in Italy’s Serie A. Originally selected with the 32nd pick (second round) of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Harper was dealt to the Orlando Magic on draft night. He appeared in 14 games with the Magic during his rookie season, averaging 1.4 points and 0.9 rebounds in 6.0 minutes per game. He also saw action in one postseason game.

Following his rookie season, Harper competed for the D-League’s Idaho Stampede (2012-13) and Hapoel Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League (2013-14) before landing in Italy. Most recently, Harper was a member of the Phoenix Suns’ entry in the 2015 Las Vegas Summer League. A four-year player at Richmond University, Harper’s collegiate career culminated in his selection to the All-Atlantic 10 First Team as a senior.

Dahntay Jones signed a non-guaranteed contract with Brooklyn Nets, according to reports

NBA free agent guard/forward Dahntay Jones is now a player with the Brooklyn Nets, as per an announcement made today by Brooklyn Nets General Manager Billy King

Jones (6’6”, 225) has appeared in 622 games (157 starts) across 11 seasons in the NBA, registering career averages of 5.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 15.7 minutes per game while playing for the Memphis Grizzlies (2003-07), Sacramento Kings (2007-08), Denver Nuggets (2008-09), Indiana Pacers (2009-12), Dallas Mavericks (2012-13), Atlanta Hawks (2013) and the Los Angeles Clippers (2014-15).

Jones has also appeared in 49 playoff games (16 starts) during seven career trips to the postseason, averaging 4.1 points and 1.3 rebounds in 11.1 minutes per game. Last season, Jones played in 33 regular season games for the Clippers, averaging 0.6 points and 0.3 rebounds in 3.7 minutes per game off the bench, as well as 11 postseason games with Los Angeles.

Prior to signing with the Clippers, Jones played 19 games with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in the D-League.

The Trenton, N.J., native began his NBA career when he was selected by the Boston Celtics with the 20th overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft out of Duke University and was subsequently traded to the Memphis Grizzlies on draft night.

VIDEO Discussion: Brooklyn Nets opens its 2015-16 with its only home game against the Chicago Bulls on October 28

The Brooklyn Nets will open its 2015-16 season at the Barclays Center on Wednesday, October 28, when they entertain the Chicago Bulls, with tipoff at 7:30 p.m. The home opener will be the Bulls' lone appearance in Brooklyn this season.

The Nets will welcome the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors to Brooklyn on Sunday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m., which will tip off a six-game homestand, the longest of the campaign. The homestand also includes an afternoon contest on Saturday, December 12 versus the Los Angeles Clippers at 5:00 p.m.

In addition to the game against the Clippers, the Nets will host four other afternoon contests over the course of the upcoming season. The Nets will entertain the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday, December 20 at 1:00 p.m., the Washington Wizards on Saturday, December 26 at 4:00 p.m., the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, January 24 at 3:30 p.m. and the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday, April 3 at 1:00 p.m.

Brooklyn will host the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, January 20 and Thursday, March 24, while the San Antonio Spurs visit the borough on Monday, January 11, with all three contests starting at 7:30 p.m.


updated: August 24, 2015

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VIDEO: Former Indiana Pacers guard, Donald Sloan, an undrafted NBA player, has best professional season in 2014-15

Brooklyn Nets General Manager Billy King announced the signing of guard Donald Sloan. During Sloan’s four seasons in the NBA, he has played for Atlanta, New Orleans, Cleveland and Indiana. Sloan’s best professional season was 2014-15 with Indiana, posting career-highs in games played (53), starts (21), points per game (7.4), rebounds per game (2.7) and assists per game (3.6).

An undrafted player, Sloan has also spent time in the D-league and has had brief stints in China and The Philippines.

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