Tweet of the Day: Nate Robinson will miss Chicago

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Free agent guard Nate Robinson has a new home. He will be joining the Denver Nuggets for the next two seasons. As detailed in today’s Evening News, the deal is reportedly worth the bi-annual salary-cap exception, which is about $4.1 million. The addition of Robinson gives the Nuggets six new players heading into the 2013-14 NBA season, including JJ Hickson, Darrell Arthur, Randy Foye, Erick Green (46th pick in the NBA draft) and Joffrey Lauvergne (55th pick). He leaves the Windy City behind, as the Chicago

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Hubbard: Lakers: We’ll Get ‘em the Year After Next

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Regardless of any lingering disappointment, the offseason for many NBA teams is an uplifting time. Young players are drafted. Veteran free agents are signed. Trades are made. New coaches are hired. Teams with a strengthened core, like Brooklyn, are confident they have done everything possible to take the final step to win a title. Teams such as Oklahoma City and Chicago, who were limited by injuries, are optimistic that if healthy, championship dreams are realistic. Teams that have been building, like Cleveland, are

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Garnett and Pierce, introduced as Nets, did not utter the word “Knicks”

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BROOKLYN — Two significant things about today’s Brooklyn Nets news conference — what was said, and what wasn’t said. First, the latter: The word “Knicks” was not mentioned one single time. It would have been like being at a wine-tasting, and uttering the word “Thunderbird.” No bigger sign of disrespect than treating an adversary as though it does not exist. Because in the new world of the Nets, the only other team that merits mention, the only other team that is in

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Tweet of the Day: NY Daily News’ Frank Isola lays into Knicks James Dolan

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There’s always something with the New York Knicks. Some kind of drama. And, it doesn’t matter who the source is. Knicks’ drama finds its way onto the front page whether it is coming from the bottom or the top. That’s all part of the deal when you’re a marquee team playing in the biggest market in America. Knicks owner James Dolan is no novice to making headlines. New York Daily News’ Knicks beat writer Frank Isola has the Tweets.

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SH Blog: Smith Injury (And Contract) Nothing New For Knicks

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In today’s NBA, in order to evolve, you have to understand your weaknesses. Avoid stretching into a place where you’re just not very strong. Focus on what you do well and fill in the blanks. Teams like the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder and Denver Nuggets are a few prime examples of this theory in action. Big market or small market, they’ve each had sustained levels of success —

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