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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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Nets’ Kenny Atkinson Discusses Pressure to Make Playoffs

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As the season winds down, the Brooklyn Nets have a realistic shot at landing a 5th seed heading into the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs, so, the pressure is on.

The pressure is certainly something that Nets’ head coach Kenny Atkinson acknowledges, and doesn’t enjoy one bit.

“I don’t enjoy one second of this,” Atkinson said Tuesday after practice, according to Greg Joyce of The New York Post. “I really don’t.”

“I love the game, I love the organization, I love the players, but you just have this constant pit in your stomach. I told my wife [Monday] night, I said, ‘The anxiety only leaves after a win.’ That moment from the win [until] you have your dinner or whatever, and then this morning you wake up and you’re worried about Washington, and, ‘Man, we gotta get that one, what an important game.’ It’s just a little window where the anxiety disappears.”

The Nets are jockeying for the 5th seed spot, and sits behind Boston with the 6th seed.

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Nets’ Caris LeVert Could Return to Action by All-Star Break

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The Brooklyn Nets are hopeful that guard Chris LeVert can return to the court prior to the NBA All-Star break, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

LeVert is closing in on a return to five-on-five practices, and the team is optimistic he will be ready to hit the court again soon.

LeVert suffered a dislocated foot back in November and has been out of action since.

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Nets Sign Mitch Creek To 10-Day Contract

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The Brooklyn Nets have signed Austrailian forward Mitch Creek to a 10-day contract, officially promoting him from their G League affiliate.

Creek earned an All-NBL Second Team nod for his performance last season, when he averaged 14.8 PPG, 6.0 RPG, and 2.5 APG in 31 games for the 36ers.

This season, while playing for the Long Island Nets, Creek is posting 14.4 PPG, 5.4 RPG, and 2.2 APG.

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