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Nets To Hold Training Camp at Duke PDF Print
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Wednesday, 28 August 2013 17:59

The Brooklyn Nets have announced that they will hold a five-day training camp at Duke University next month. The school and the NBA organization announced the decision Wednesday. Why is Brooklyn doing this? Connections between the two. Nets general manager Billy King played at Duke in the '80s and was captain of the '88 Final Four squad -- the year he won national Defensive Player of the Year.
The Nets drafted Mason Plumlee in June at No. 22. New Nets coach Jason Kidd played under Coach K during the 2008 Olympics. Deron Williams, Nets starting point guard, played for the U.S. in '08 and 2012. This is pretty great, and something we don't see too much at the NBA-college level.

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