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10:17 PM ET 04.27 | The Brooklyn Nets have signed general manager Billy King to a three-year extension. It was thought that owner Mikhail Prokhorov might seek a high-profile candidate, but he appears content to stick with the guy who has the Nets in the playoffs for the first time since the 2006-2007 season. Notable in his tenure is the Joe Johnson trade, which brought the shooting guard in from Atlanta during the last offseason. King also re-signed All-Stars players Brook Lopez and Deron Williams, one of the best frontcourt-backcourt combos in the game. Recently, the Nets fired head coach Avery Johnson in favor of veteran coach P.J. Carlesimo, who is engineering the current playoff run.

http://hangtime.blogs.nba.com/2013/04/26/nets-extend-king-who-has-more-work-to-do/

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April 28, 2013  09:14 AM ET

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