Jennifer's Blog - September 16, 2012
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BROOKLYN (September 12, 2012) – The Brooklyn Nets have signed forward Andray Blatche, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.

Blatche played in 26 games for the Washington Wizards in 2011-12, making 13 starts. The 6-11 forward averaged 8.5 points and 5.8 rebounds in 24.1 minutes per game. As a starter, Blatche posted averages of 11.5 points and 7.4 rebounds in 31.0 minutes per game. Due to a calf injury, Blatche was forced to miss the last 40 games of the season.

Monday afternoon, Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark took a basketball, stepped underneath a strip of yellow caution tape and laid down a dribble upon the herringbone-patterned court at Barclays Center. Moments later, he was sinking a layup and -- egged on by arena construction workers -- shedding his jacket and swishing jumpers.

After nine years of envisioning the moment, Yormark had finally stepped foot on the Barclays Center hardwood.

BROOKLYN (September 5, 2012) -- Individual tickets for the preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks on Wednesday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, Long Island go on sale Friday, September 7 at noon. The Nets, who played their home games at the Nassau Coliseum from 1972-77, will be the host team for this game.

For information on how to purchase tickets for the Nets-Knicks preseason game please visit Prices start at $10.

Springfield, Mass--- The Springfield Armor today announced they will hold open player tryouts on September 22 in New Jersey and on October 21 in Springfield leading into the 2012-13 NBA Development League season.

The New Jersey tryout will take place at the Brooklyn Nets’ training center, the PNY Center, 390 Murray Hill Parkway, East Rutherford, N.J. Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.

The Springfield tryout will take place at the Springfield College Field House, 263 Alden Street, Springfield, Mass. Check-in begins at 12:00 p.m.

JOHANNESBURG—Brooklyn Nets guard CJ Watson is one of several current NBA players joining legend Dikembe Mutombo on the 10th edition of Basketball Without Borders Africa in Johannesburg from August 30 to September 2. They will lead a camp for 60 of the top young players from across Africa, and help build two homes in partnership with Habitat for Humanity South Africa in Orange Farm Township on August 31.