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(The Sports Xchange) – The Brooklyn Nets will escape New York for a few days and move their training camp to the Duke University campus in Durham, N.C., to prepare for the 2013-14 season, the team announced yesterday.

The Nets will spend five days at Duke from Oct. 1 to Oct. 5. Their first preseason game is Oct. 8 against the Washington Wizards.

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The Houston Rockets announced they have signed unrestricted free agent forward Ronnie Brewer.

The Rockets did not disclose the terms of the deal, but Brewer told KRIV-TV in Houston that his contract was for two years.

The 6-foot-7 Brewer spent the 2012-13 season with the New York Knicks and the Oklahoma City Thunder, averaging 3.0 points and 2.3 rebounds in 60 combined games.

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