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Nets hear apology from GM Billy King

Updated: January 21, 2011, 10:11 AM ET
Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The post-Carmelo Anthony era started for the New Jersey Nets with a simple apology.

General manager Billy King addressed the team at practice Thursday and apologized for the way he and the Nets handled things in their efforts to acquire Anthony from the Denver Nuggets.

Although King wasn't around to tell the media exactly what he said, coach Avery Johnson said the GM was upset how negotiations played out publicly and disrupted the lives of the players.

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