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Re: Future.Is.Now-Cavs lose preseason opener

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Sat May 26, 2012 9:31 am

TNT Releases Slate Of Games For 12-13, NBA Finals Rematch Set for March 15th
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Today TNT released it's yearly slate of games, the schedule features some of the most marquee match-ups, so lets see who made prime time!
Here's the full list of games that will be aired on TNT this season:

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Washington vs. Oklahoma City, Sacramento vs. San Antonio
LA Clippers vs. Indiana, La Lakers vs. Oklahoma City
Chicago vs. Golden State, Phoenix vs. Memphis
New Orleans vs. Oklahoma City, Portland vs. Orlando
La Lakers vs. Chicago, Indiana vs. La Clippers
New York vs. Memphis, Phoenix vs. La Lakers
Dallas vs. Atlanta, Oklahoma City vs. La Lakers
Chicago vs. Oklahoma City, New York vs. Miami
Cleveland vs. Seattle, Oklahoma City vs. Toronto
Atlanta vs. Miami, Indiana vs. Oklahoma City
Houston vs. Oklahoma City, La Lakers vs. La Clippers
La Lakers vs. Brooklyn, Chicago vs. Houston
La Clippers vs. Miami, Portland vs. Indiana
La Clippers vs. Phoenix, Seattle vs. Oklahoma City
Houston vs. Chicago, Atlanta vs. Denver
Memphis vs. Sacramento, La Clippers vs. La Lakers
Miami vs. New York, Seattle vs. Chicago, Orlando vs. Sacramento
Miami vs. Houston, Washington vs. Denver
New York vs. La Lakers, La Clippers vs. Cleveland
Chicago vs. Orlando, Golden State vs. Portland
Miami vs. Philadelphia, Dallas vs. Portland
La Clippers vs. Oklahoma City, Dallas vs. Memphis
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November 3rd
November 10th
November 17th
November 24th
December 1st
December 8th
December 22nd
January 5th
January 16th
January 19th
January 26th
February 9th
February 16th
February 23rd
March 1st
March 8th
March 15th
March 22th
March 29th
April 5th
April 12th
April 18th
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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-Schedules released

Postby Radioman on Wed May 30, 2012 5:23 pm

Congratulations you were able to win the Heat rivalry game, lets see if you can keep it up in the regular season and make it above .500 to gain a nice Playoff seed. Maybe you can make Calloway a future All Star? :D
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Wolves sign Roy, A.I. with LAL

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:47 am

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Minneapolis,MIN--Former All-Star guards Brandon Roy and Allen Iverson will attempt to make comebacks for the final time of their careers. Iverson was signed to a 10 day contract by the LA Lakers and Brandon Roy, who has since received the "Kobe" surgery over the summer, has worked out diligently to get completely healthy and will be signed by the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Both are expected to play in the their teams' opener.

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Re: Future.Is.Now-Cavs lose preseason opener

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:50 am

Radioman wrote:Congratulations you were able to win the Heat rivalry game, lets see if you can keep it up in the regular season and make it above .500 to gain a nice Playoff seed. Maybe you can make Calloway a future All Star? :D

Hopefully, I want Kyrie to get there as well. Hopefully I can develop my big 3 into one similar to the one in OKC.
SuperHueyNewton wrote:Nice preason, thunder lose had to have been hard. Good luck this season

Yeah, it was tough but now the real season begins :D
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Cavs comeback from 18 down, beat Pacers

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Just to let you guys know, every game update I do will be like this except for big games or rivalry games. Those will look like these, but will be videos.
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TNT Doubleheader: Week 1

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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-Win in season opener

Postby Radioman on Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:59 pm

I like this Layout and Grafics, great Game by Calloway and Irving defeating the Pacers. Both with 30+ points and .500+ shooting. :D
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Cavs hold on late in Atl

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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-Win in season opener

Postby Red Rocket on Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:09 pm

Sick graphics and layout, bro. Good start to the season going 2-0 - maybe Dan Gilbert was right; if you keep this up, Cleveland get a ring before LeBron does... :D
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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-Win in season opener

Postby KidJustin on Tue Jun 12, 2012 12:45 am

your graphics are ALWAYS so sharp n creative

IF i decide to ever come back to do another story (maybe with 2k13?) i will probably do something similar to you since i've been looking for a way to do quick recaps but still keep it entertaining
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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-Win in season opener

Postby cavs4872 on Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:44 am

Sweet presentation, but some of the pics are cut in half for me like the TNT logo and the Granger pic.
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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-Win in season opener

Postby LegoLand on Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:13 am

Great presentation man, and great win, Cavs on fire :D
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Thunder destroy Lakers, Clippers still unbeaten

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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-Win in season opener

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:25 pm

Red Mamba wrote:Sick graphics and layout, bro. Good start to the season going 2-0 - maybe Dan Gilbert was right; if you keep this up, Cleveland get a ring before LeBron does... :D

Thanks bro hopefully
KidJustin wrote:your graphics are ALWAYS so sharp n creative

IF i decide to ever come back to do another story (maybe with 2k13?) i will probably do something similar to you since i've been looking for a way to do quick recaps but still keep it entertaining

Thanks, cant take full credit though. looking forward to your return
.dan wrote:Sweet presentation, but some of the pics are cut in half for me like the TNT logo and the Granger pic.

Thanks, Idk I'll try to re-size the TNT logo to see if that helps
KiD wrote:Great presentation man, and great win, Cavs on fire :D

Thanks, I nearly blew the Indy game w/ not being used to the team, but Kyrie and Calloway saved me :D
Radioman wrote:I like this Layout and Grafics, great Game by Calloway and Irving defeating the Pacers. Both with 30+ points and .500+ shooting. :D

Thanks bro, yes they are well on they're way to becoming the dynamic duo I envisioned
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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-2-0 start after win in ATL

Postby Cruzerr on Thu Jun 14, 2012 2:42 am

Jesus christ your graphics, they are amazing. Nice start on the season.
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Cavs blow big lead, but hold on late

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You cheese, I cheese, Calloway leads 18 point comeback

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He keeps bailing them out, Cavs come back against GSW

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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-5-0 after home stretch

Postby Radioman on Thu Jun 14, 2012 6:47 pm

Calloway realy get it going together with Irving. Two 40+ Games in a row? Thats impressive! By the way great start into the season. :mrgreen:
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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-5-0 after home stretch

Postby SuperHueyNewton on Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:23 am

Goin better than I thought, lookin very interesting. But what do you mean by, 'you cheese, I cheese?'
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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-5-0 after home stretch

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:45 am

Radioman wrote:Calloway realy get it going together with Irving. Two 40+ Games in a row? Thats impressive! By the way great start into the season. :mrgreen:

Yeah I have to use those two to get others shots because 2k is the worst with play running
SuperHueyNewton wrote:Goin better than I thought, lookin very interesting. But what do you mean by, 'you cheese, I cheese?'

That's cheese lol, the cpu does some of the most ridiculous things on 2k it's not even funny. The 1st time I played the Wizards game Andray Blatche had 40 points 10 rebounds and 13 assists :roll: then I had a blackout and when I started the game over I was frustrated and cheesed back with myself and ended up with 40+ points, though mines came on an array of shots unlike Blatche who dribbled through my entire team for layups or shot 3's over double teams.
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Suns comeback lose in Mem.,GSW breakaway in 4th

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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-5-0 after home stretch

Postby mp3 on Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:33 am

Love the graphics your ussmooth!ing mate very
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Still the LOLcats, Roy and Cavs roll

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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-5-0 after home stretch

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:35 pm

mp3 wrote:Love the graphics your ussmooth!ing mate very

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Re: Cavs: Future.Is.Now-5-0 after home stretch

Postby Radioman on Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:31 pm

Poor Hornets, this was a devastating loss at New Orleans. :o
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RCF Fanpost: 1st entry

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Can Quincy Calloway be better than LeBron James? In his 2nd year he's ahead of LeBron's development


He is taller than LeBron James. He is longer than LeBron. He plays a relatively weak position in the NBA right now. Lets not forget he can shoot the ball and has an amazing post game with an array of moves, while having the same skills LeBron has in passing ability, vision, rebounding ability and everything under the sun. One of the bigger differences though is that we know already that Quincy has a killer instinct, LeBron still hasn't shown that in 9 seasons, this is only Quincy's second season.
He already has accomplished something LeBron even couldn't with the Cavs in his first six games. He's won every single one of them. The Cavs are off to their best start ever and Calloway has led the charge so far by averaging a ridiculous 35.7 ppg, which leads the NBA and leading the league in blocks at 2.2 per game and is fourth in steals at 1.7. Calloway was just announced as the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the second week in a row and is well on his way to Player of the Month and his first All-Star game selection at the tender age of 20.
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Scoring is at a premium

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:38 pm

Mo' Scoring, Mo' Points
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We're not even a month into the NBA season yet and we've already seen some remarkable performances from the NBA's top players! Starting in the second game of the season, Minnesota's Derrick Williams scored 49 points against the Phoenix Suns setting the NBA high for the season which many believed would last at least a few months. Then about a week later Quincy Calloway scored 46 points against the Washington Wizards and 44 points against the Golden State Warriors in consecutive games! Of course not to be outdone Amar'e Stoudemire came out a few nights later and scored his New York Knick high of 45 points against the Milwaukee Bucks. Then, last night, Kevin Durant walked into Oracle Arena with a look in his eye reminiscent of the all-time greats as he put up a career and franchise high 59 points! Durant's outburst now ties him with Quincy Calloway for the highest scoring average in the league at 35.7 ppg. If the scoring average stays this high throughout the season, it will be the highest points per game average since Michael Jordan led the league in 1987 at 37.1 ppg.
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Re: Future.Is.Now-6-0 best start ever for Cavs; fans too hap

Postby Radioman on Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:59 pm

Still a long way to go for Calloway but future seem to look bright for him.

I dont think anyone can beat Durants 59 points this season, maybe Kobe if he goes berserk.
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Re: Future.Is.Now-6-0 best start ever for Cavs; fans too hap

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:05 pm

Yeah, still developing a way to use everyone on this team and I do have problems scoring sometimes with myself because of my attributes. Durant scoring 59 was a shock to my completely, I'll probably go for it later in the season :D
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Wizards capture Okafor & Ariza for Rashard

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New Orleans,LA--Former 2nd overall pick Emeka Okafor is being traded again, this time to the Washington Wizards. He along with swingman Trevor Ariza will be sent to the nation's capitol for the bloated contract of Rashard Lewis. The Hornets are expected to try to trade Lewis along to a team in need of cap relief for a solid role player, if they cannot find a trade they will keep Lewis until next off-season where they will have the option to buyout his contract for $14 million once again. Washington meanwhile is in a desperate effort to reshape their image and make a playoff chase in the East. With John Wall's rookie contract coming up, the Wizards are trying to build a winner around Wall that would entice him to stay in D.C.

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Jordan want cornerstone or he's selling

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:45 pm

Jordan desperate for franchise player, will sale if team can't change fortunes
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Michael Jordan apparently has an exit strategy to leave the Bobcats, which will undoubtedly make Charlotte fans take to the streets for a mass celebration, provided His Airness keeps his word.
Already 6-0 entering what appears to be another lost season as Bobcats owner, Jordan recently told his GM, Rich Cho, to try his best to acquire a franchise cornerstone to accelerate the rebuilding campaign. He also dropped a bombshell, telling Cho and other deputies that if this project can’t produce a winner and he continues to lose millions over the next “two to three years,” then he intends to sell the team.

“I told Rich to make us better and get someone the fans can get excited about,” Jordan told one associate recently. “If he can't get a player that we can build around, there's no way I can turn this franchise around in the next two to three years. I’m gonna have to sell.”

Jordan told Cho, the Thunder’s former assistant GM who arrived in Charlotte last season, to “follow the Oklahoma City model.”

Good luck with that, because there was some major luck involved in Oklahoma City’s ascension to the top of the Western Conference. The Thunder was most fortunate that Portland passed on Kevin Durant in the 2007 draft, instead opting to take Greg Oden with the top pick. The Blazers once passed on Jordan, and they might end up never living down their Oden pick.
Because Jordan has been such a failure as an owner — even drawing rare criticism recently from his best pal, Charles Barkley — there will be plenty of fans in Charlotte who hope this next rebuilding campaign is a flop. Just so that he sells and gets out of town.
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Re: Future.Is.Now-Wiz/NOLA trade, Jordan wants star

Postby tsmoha on Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:57 pm

Wow, awesome work on your layout! I will have to catch up to this story, but will for sure follow. Keep it going!
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Magic sneak away from Blazers, Thunder roll against Unibrows

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Re: Future.Is.Now-Wiz/NOLA trade, Jordan wants star

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Sat Jun 30, 2012 2:37 pm

tsmoha wrote:Wow, awesome work on your layout! I will have to catch up to this story, but will for sure follow. Keep it going!

Thanks bro hope you continue to follow
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Remember me? Kyrie steps up late to save Cavs

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Re: Future.Is.Now-Cavs now 7-0 thanks to Uncle Drew

Postby megarover on Sat Jun 30, 2012 4:24 pm

Wow those Cavs are playing some great ball
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Re: Future.Is.Now-Cavs now 7-0 thanks to Uncle Drew

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Mon Jul 02, 2012 11:45 am

megarover wrote:Wow those Cavs are playing some great ball

Up until I ran into Chicago lol...also got a twist coming up in the story guys so be prepared :D
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Gordon traded to Bobcats

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Charlotte,NC--The Detroit Pistons have agreed to trade Ben Gordon and a 2013 protected first-round draft pick to the Charlotte Bobcats for Marcus Thorton.

Sources told ESPN.com the first-round pick going to Charlotte is lottery-protected in 2013, top-eight protected in 2014, top-one protected in 2015 and unprotected in 2016.

The deal provides significant long-term savings for the Pistons. Thorton is in the first year of his 3-year contract that pays him $5.9 million during the 2012-13 season.

Gordon has two years, $25.6 million left on his contract, giving the Pistons a long-term savings of $7.2 million.

Gordon averaged 13.4 points last season, including a 49-point outing against Charlotte. The NBA's Sixth Man of the Year in 2005 with Chicago spent three disappointing seasons in Detroit, averaging 12.4 points.

According to sources, the Bobcats expect Gordon to opt out of his final year so the team can acquire a top talent in next summers free-agent class. Apparently Chris Paul is the player Charlotte is aiming to land. Paul being a Winston-Salem native is nice as a hometown hero story, but without a significant improvement over the roster, Charlotte has no chance at luring Paul out of L.A.

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Re: Future.Is.Now-Cavs now 7-0 thanks to Uncle Drew

Postby SuperHueyNewton on Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:35 am

I actually liked this trade in real life. We got rid of injured prone Corey Maggette (SpellCheck) and we got a decent guard out of Ben Gordon. We may win over ten to fifteen games this season, depending on how we do in the free agency this year also.
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Bulls clobber Cavs in Cleveland

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Re: Future.Is.Now-Cavs now 7-0 thanks to Uncle Drew

Postby qfrmcpt310 on Wed Jul 04, 2012 3:16 am

SuperHueyNewton wrote:I actually liked this trade in real life. We got rid of injured prone Corey Maggette (SpellCheck) and we got a decent guard out of Ben Gordon. We may win over ten to fifteen games this season, depending on how we do in the free agency this year also.

Yeah I actually like the move for Cha. in real life too that's why I wanted to tie it into my story somehow
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Re: Future.Is.Now-Cavs now 7-0 thanks to Uncle Drew

Postby Radioman on Thu Jul 05, 2012 3:47 am

This big loss came a bit unexpected as you already dominated the season so far. :crazyeyes:
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Re: Future.Is.Now-Cavs now 7-0 thanks to Uncle Drew

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Houston,TX--It's official, or as official as things can be in Houston GM Daryl Morey's world. The Houston Rockets are rebuilding.
Through a series of shake-em-ups now has the team dealing point guard Kyle Lowry to the Toronto Raptors for a future first-round pick. This follows the departure of fellow point man Goran Dragic who went back to Phoenix, and the addition of pretty much no one, but Micheal Redd and Samuel Dalembert during the off-season.

Somehow, Lowry's departure is both the most surprising and the most obvious of Houston's offseason machinations. The dogged point man made waves during the off-season by suggesting that he couldn't work under coach Kevin McHale, and that the team should look to trade him should Houston decide to hang on to the Hall of Fame (um, as a player …) coach. A rash of draft-related trade rumors sparked up, with one such line seemingly tossing the unhappy Lowry to the Toronto Raptors for Harrison Barnes after the draft. Instead, the Rockets waited until things fell apart, and sent Lowry away for … we don't know.

It's going to be a lottery pick, we know as much. Protected out of the lower 16 picks of the draft , in a move I cannot recall a mirrored one for in years of covering the NBA. It's also protected out of the top three next year, the top two in 2014 and 2015, and first overall in 2016. If the Raptors have a terrible time in the winnin' business over that span and luck out with those considerations, they'll also keep the pick. This is also where we remind you that Lowry has two years left on a contract that will pay him $12 million over that span (the final year the Raptors could even waive, should they decide to, and keep all but a million of the savings); a contract that might be the best value for production deal amongst NBA players that aren't on their initial rookie deals.

Lowry has been around since 2006, but he's only 26 even after six years of service. This puts him, like we mentioned with Goran Dragic as he scampered back to Phoenix, in the good-enough position of being old enough to be relied on by a young and flighty Toronto team, but young enough to be around (should the team extend him as a Raptor beyond 2014) if things finally pick up with a Raptor team that has made it out of the first round of the playoffs just once since the team's entrance into the NBA in 1995.
Sources say the Rockets will look to sign restricted free agent Aaron Brooks who was over in China last year.
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#HelloBrooklyn Joe Johnson becomes a Net

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Brooklyn, New York-- In their continuing attempt to woo free-agent to be point guard Deron Williams, the Brooklyn Nets took another bold step on Monday, completing a deal with the Atlanta Hawks for All-Star guard Joe Johnson. As a bonus for the Nets, the deal was largely a cap-saving move for the Hawks, meaning Brooklyn was able to pull it off while keeping intact the team’s best young assets—center Brook Lopez, rookie MarShon Brooks and its own first-round pick.

Instead, according to NetsDaily.com, the team is giving up Manu Ginobli, Jordan Williams, DeShawn Stevenson and their 2013 second-rounder.

That’s a surprisingly insignificant pool of players for the Nets to surrender for Johnson, a six-time All-Star who averaged 18.8 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.9 assists this past season. But with Johnson having turned 31 this weekend, it was clear around the league that new Hawks general manager Danny Ferry wanted the remaining four years and nearly $90 million off the team’s books.

The Nets have already secured free-agent small forward Gerald Wallace over the summer with a 4 year $40 million contract. The Nets may have protected their best trade assets though.

Talks between the Nets and Magic regarding Howard are reportedly back on an Orlando Magic GM Rob Hennigan, who took over four months ago for Otis Smith, pulled no punches about Howard’s preferred destination, telling reporters on Monday, “Dwight mentioned he wanted to be traded and Brooklyn is where he wanted to go. … We are going to do what is in the best interests of his organization. We want guys who want to be here.”
Still, a league source told ESPN that the Magic and Nets remain “significantly apart,” on a trade for Howard, and Hennigan has yet to get offers that are anything close to what it would take to deal the star big man. Of course, Nets GM Billy King is well aware of Hennigan’s dilemma, and Howard’s insistence that he will only sign long-term with Brooklyn means that the Magic seriously lack leverage.

Even without Howard, the Nets, who came into this offseason determined to be a playoff team as they enter their new building in Brooklyn, have bolstered their fortunes with the acquisition of Johnson. Nothing has been settled when it comes to Williams, but the consensus among rival front offices is that the Nets would not be making any moves at this point without vetting them through Williams.
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Re: Future.Is.Now-Cavs now 7-0 thanks to Uncle Drew

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Radioman wrote:This big loss came a bit unexpected as you already dominated the season so far. :crazyeyes:

Yeah Kind of didn't show up, surprise coming soon fellas
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Cavs meltdown in Hollywood

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2kMag December Edition

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Re: Future.Is.Now-2kMag Dec.

Postby Radioman on Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:03 pm

I hope the Thunder can make it this time. :cheeky:
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Losing streak continues in the desert, Brown goes off

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