TBG Player Preview 2016-2017: Brook Lopez

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Brook Lopez, center 2015-2016: 33.7 MPG, 20.6 PPG, .511 FG%, 7.8 RPG, 2.0 APG, 0.8 SPG, 1.7 BPG, 2.4 TOV, 73 G Who is Brook Lopez? If you’re a reader of The Brooklyn Game, this player is one that doesn’t need introducing. Or, in an even broader stroke, if you’re a fan of the NBA in general, you’re […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Trevor Booker

Trevor Booker

Trevor Booker, power forward 2015-2016: 20.7 MPG, 5.9 PPG, .490 FG%, 5.7 RPG, 1.1 APG, 0.7 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 1.0 TOV, 79 G Who is Trevor Booker? Trevor Booker is a 6’8 power forward that functions as a more souped-up version of Reggie Evans and he immediately joins the Brooklyn Nets as one of the […]

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol 6

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Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol 6 Ah, can you hear that? No? Well, it’s the wonderful sound of the NBA Preseason coming to a close at long last. For the Brooklyn Nets, we’ve seen pretty of the good, bad, and ugly things this team can offer and, since the last time we journaled, […]

Nets waive four players, roster now stands at 16

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Nets waive four players, roster now stands at 16 On Tuesday, the Brooklyn Nets announced that they requested waivers on Beau Beech, Chase Budinger, Jorge Gutierrez, and Egidijus Mockevicius, thus trimming their roster to just 16. This, of course, was by and large expected of the Nets and new head coach Kenny Atkinson, as the foursome […]

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 4

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Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 2 The Brooklyn Nets, despite the record, have given supporters plenty of positives thus far this preseason, but tonight against the Boston Celtics might’ve been their best combined effort yet. It’s so difficult to create anything concrete conclusions from the preseason, but the Celtics are the most […]

Mazzeo: Atkinson was key component in Nets landing Lin

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Jeremy Lin says that the hiring of head coach Kenny Atkinson was instrumental behind his decision to sign with the Brooklyn Nets, reports Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.  Lin, the Nets’ prize addition of the summer, notes that he had entertained the idea of playing alongside NBA-behemoth Anthony Davis, but they ultimately weren’t offering as much money as the […]

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 2

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On Thursday, the new look Brooklyn Nets kicked off their preseason tour by defeating the Detroit Pistons 101-94 behind fresh-faced Jeremy Lin’s 21 points. While it’s always so tough to discern any valuable information from the preseason, there’s been fleeting glimpses of the Nets’ new-look offense and a defense that doesn’t bleed points at such […]

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 1

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Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 1 It’s hard to believe that Brooklyn Nets basketball is back already. Strangely enough, it feels like it was just last month that the Nets signed Jeremy Lin and traded Thaddeus Young. Before the games start counting, however, there’s the small issue of preseason ahead of us. […]

Roundtable: Uncovering the Brooklyn Nets’ best lineups

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Our former leader Devin Kharpertian may be on to new adventures and The Brooklyn Game is definitely changing, but let’s be clear: we still love our roundtables. In fact, our affinity for the group conversation is about as strong as Jarrett Jack’s adoration for the mid-range jumper. That is to say, we’re going to rely on our bread-and-butter until […]

Woj: Nets sign Jorge Gutierrez to training camp deal

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The Brooklyn Nets have signed Jorge Gutierrez to a training camp deal, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Free agent guard Jorge Gutierrez has agreed to a training camp deal with the Brooklyn Nets, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) September 21, 2016 This news comes less than a day after beat writers […]