4:36 AM EDT, Thu July 28, 2016
NetsDaily Jul 8, 2016

Sean Marks executed clean sweep of Nets player rights before free agency

In a series of tweets Friday, Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders provides new details on the Nets recent off-season moves, including how Sean Marks executed a clean sweep of various player rights, going back to the team's first season in Brooklyn.  The idea was to max out the Nets cap space. To get fully under cap,Brooklyn Nets renounced FA like Willie Reed . . . and Jerry Stackhouse, Andray Blatche, Jason Collins @BBallInsiders — Eric Pincus (@EricPincus) July 8, 2016 Teams will hold onto rights for a variety of reasons, including using them to activate a player for trade purposes....
Welcome to Loud City Jul 5, 2016

Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, Day 2: Bellinelli's tough jumpers help Italy hold home court

Also: Cory Joseph and Canada's pick and roll game; Andray Blatche center of Filipino offense Games I watched: Canada holds onto game-long lead, Cory Joseph masters the pick and roll Turkey playing Canada is like an endless replay of pick and rolls, over and over again. Neither team really has a player that can score in a one on one situation. So both teams try to use their size around the rim, the quickness of their guards, and the occasional shooter. But it's obvious that Canada has the quickness advantage in this game, while Turkey has the size advantage. But even with Turkey's size...

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