Nets acquire Marquis Teague from Bulls

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Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: Chicago is finalizing deal to send Marquis Teague to the Brooklyn Nets for forward Toko Shengelia, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) January 18, 2014 Both players have spent time in the D-League this season. Teague was buried in the Bulls’ PG pecking order even with Derrick Rose out for the season, and didn’t help matters by shooting 24.2% from the field in limited playing time. He could be in line to scrape out a

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Tweet of the Night: Andre Iguodala impressed by Jason Kidd’s coaching antics

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In the midst of a frantic comeback and in desperate need of a win, Jason Kidd needed a timeout to call a play for his Brooklyn Nets against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday. Just one problem: he ran out of them in the fourth quarter. No matter. There have been plenty of questions about his ability as a head coach with the Nets badly struggling out of the gates, but Kidd came up with one trick that probably deserves to be

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Sheridan: Five Potential Trades That Make Sense

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We are 48 hours away from the NBA trade deadline. Deals are being discussed, deals are going to happen, and deals are going to fall through. Happens every year. What makes this year different is the new collective bargaining agreement, with harsher luxury tax penalties on the horizon beginning with the 2013-14 season. The luxury tax line is going to act as a hard cap for all but the wealthiest owners – like guys who own gold mines in Siberia. So expect to

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Tweet of the Night: Ty Lawson

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Fashion. The faux pas; the dos and don’ts. It all makes for great conversation. NBA athletes are generally big proponents of fashion, often wearing their endorsed apparel or sporting their nicest threads as they enter the arena on game day. One of the most recent trends over the past year or so would be the advent of “skinny” jeans for men. Rapper Lil’ Wayne may be one of the most recognizable celebrity men to sport the skinny jean look. Now, it seems—as Denver Nuggets guard

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Observations and chatter from Orlando Summer League

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ORLANDO — For one week in July, a small portion of the basketball universe converges upon central Florida to watch and participate in the Summer League. The Orlando event is always outshined by its Las Vegas counterpart, partly because there is no strip and partly because only eight NBA teams participate. The Orlando summer league is very intimate, and it is very common to see media, agents, and NBA executives conversing.  The basketball is very opportunistic as players try to secure

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