2:07 AM EDT, Sun September 21, 2014
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Bondy: It’s a mad, Mad Ant world at D-League tryouts

Bondy: It’s a mad, Mad Ant world at D-League tryouts

They came from near and far on Saturday to the Nets’ practice center in East Rutherford, where it was just infinitesimally possible that a cup of coffee in the NBA awaited their arduous efforts.

Agent: Andray Blatche to China

Former Brooklyn Nets reserve center Andray Blatche has signed a contract to play in China, his agent, Andy Miller, tweeted Saturday. Official: @drayblatche has signed a 1 year deal with the Xinjiang Guanghui Flying Tigers.— ASM SPORTS (@ASM_SPORTS) September 20, 2014 Blatche, 28, averaged 11.2 points and had an 18.85 Player Efficiency Rating for the Nets last season. But the team ultimately decided not to bring him back. Blatche was an extremely talented player -- a 6-11, 260-pound big man with the unique ability to make plays off the dribble -- but he also made headlines for the...

Nets void Ndiaye deal

The Nets have voided center Hamady Ndiaye's contract due to a failed physical. The team had inked Ndiaye to a training camp deal Wednesday. With Ndiaye out of the mix, Jerome Jordan's chances of earning a spot on the team may have increased. The Nets now have 16 players signed for training camp -- 13 with fully guaranteed contracts. Cory Jefferson, Jorge Gutierrez and Jordan do not have guarantees. Training camp begins Sept. 27.

Burning Q's: Who needs to breakout?

With training camp a week away, we explore the burning questions facing the Brooklyn Nets. Today's question: Who needs to breakout this season? There are plenty of potential young breakout candidates for the Nets this season. The Nets are eager to get their first look at Bojan Bogdanovic against NBA talent. But it might be unfair to expect Bogdanovic to have a breakout season in his first full year against NBA talent. The Nets like Sergey Karasev's potential but he likely has a ways to go before we can think about a breakout.

D-Will, Nets happy 'flying under the radar'

Over the summer, all the talk in the Eastern Conference has been about the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls, the Washington Wizards and the Charlotte Hornets. As for the Brooklyn Nets? Well, they’re just fine with it. Deron Williams#8 PGBrooklyn Nets 2014 STATS GM64 PPG14.3 RPG2.6 APG6.1 FG%.450 FT%.801“It’s good. I think that’s good,” Deron Williams said Monday when asked if lower expectations are motivating him and his teammates.