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Nets’ Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Returning Wednesday

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The Brooklyn Nets will be getting a much needed boost as they will get Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who has been away from the team all season as he was dealing with some personal issues, back on the court on Wednesday.

Hollis-Jefferson is entering his fourth NBA season and is coming off a strong 2017-2018 campaign which saw him finish with 13.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game.

Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson is hopeful that Treveon Graham can also return on Wednesday.

“We’re going to miss him. So hoping he’ll be back ASAP, because without Rondae he’s our best, most versatile defender,” Atkinson said.”He’s all over the court. He can defend a point guard, 3, 4, even Blake Griffin. I thought he did a good job on him the other night. Our defense has been pretty good these first two games, and he’s a part of it, a big part of it.”

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Chris Fleming Joining Bulls’ Staff

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Brooklyn Nets assistant coach Chris Felming will be leaving the organization to join the Chicago Bulls as the top assistant to head coach Jim Boylen, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Fleming joined the Nets staff back in 2016 when head coach Kenny Atkinson took the helm.

Fleming also served as an assistant with the Denver Nuggets back in the 2015-2016 season.

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D’Angelo Russell Wants to Stay with Nets

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Brooklyn Nets point guard D’Angelo Russell “definitely” wants to remain with the Nets for the long term.

Russell said that he definitely wants to stay with the Nets and remain in Brooklyn, according to Nets Daily’s Anthony Puccio.

Russell, 23, established himself as a rising point guard star this past season with a breakout campaign posting 21.2 points, 7.0 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game for the Nets in the 2018-2019 season.

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Nets Add Theo Pinson To 15-Man Roster

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The Brooklyn Nets have announced that they have officially exercised the standard NBA contract conversion option on Theo Pinson .

According to The Athletic’s Michael Scotto, the Nets converted Pinson’s two-way contract to a standard NBA contract, and is now eligible to participate in the playoffs.

Pinson has had a solid season in the G League as a member of the Long Island Nets and was named to the All-NBAGL Second Team last week.

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