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Interested in Knicks' Toure Murry?
The Nets may attempt to snare Toure Murry from local rivals the New York Knicks, report ESPN with Chicago and Golden State also lurking. Brooklyn are interested in the impressive guard, who may become an unrestricted free agent. 24-year-old Murry's rookie season was a bright spot for the Knicks last year. His contract is up at the end of the season but the Knicks can make him a 'qualifying offer' by June 29. This allows them to match any offer last year's summer league gem attracts as a free agent. For Brooklyn to attract the prospect it would be a major coup.
Free agent camp
The Nets are holding a Free Agent workout camp next week, with five players with NBA experience attending. Among them is Donte Greene who injured himself ahead a workout with the Nets two seasons ago and has played for the Sacramento Kings previously as well as holding contracts with the Celtics and Grizzlies. Also invited, per Nets Daily, are DJ Kennedy, Lance Thomas, Jack Cooley and Scott Machado. Thomas played for the Nets summer league team four years ago.
Kevin Garnett looks like staying?
It has been suggested popular veteran Kevin Garnett may retire, but the 38-year-old is expected to continue in Brooklyn another year, report CBS. If he did retire he would forego $12 million in the final year of his contract. It has been suggested Garnett could continue another year even, but outside of Brooklyn, linked with rejoining former Celtics coach Doc Rivers at the Clippers.
Andre Kirilenko to leave?
Controversial 33-year-old Andre Kirilenko is not ruling out a return to go and play in Russia, according to reports. Signed on a high salary from Utah by countryman and billionaire owner Mikhail Prokhorov, he has a reported option in his contract to leave after a disappointing season.
Deron Williams status
Former All-Star Deron Williams had been linked with a trade to the Lakers but any movement has been put on hold thanks to him undergoing surgery on both ankles. Williams has been disappointing since signing a new deal two years ago. He is expected to be back in training by August cite ESPN and hopes the medical action will help turn around the trajectory of his career with the Nets.