Begley: Nets to work out Anthony Bennett

Toronto Raptors forward Anthony Bennett (15) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

During this week’s veteran mini-camp, the Brooklyn Nets will work out Anthony Bennett, reports ESPN’s Ian Begley. Bennett was the no. 1 selection in the 2013 draft, but struggled to adapt to the bigger, stronger, and faster professional game. The former UNLV standout averaged 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds during his rookie season with the Cleveland […]

Nurse out, Adam Harrington in as Nets’ shooting coach

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is out indefinitely, needing surgery. (AP)

Update: 9:45 p.m. The Brooklyn Nets will hire Adam Harrington as the team’s new shooting coach, reports David Aldridge. Harrington used to be the shooting coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant’s personal trainer. He is expected to replace Nurse on Brooklyn’s staff. Nets, per sources, are hiring Adam Harrington, ex-OKC shooting coach–& […]

Around The Nets: Atkinson, Robinson, and the Celtics’ great luck

Brooklyn Nets forward Thomas Robinson (41) shoots a jump shot Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala (31), and forward Mike Scott defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 114-86. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Reporting contributed by Elizabeth Swinton  Following the arrival of Kenny Atkinson, news surrounding the Brooklyn Nets has come fast and furious — so you know what that means: it’s time for another edition of Around The ‘Nets! Today, The Brooklyn Game has a compilation of podcasts, rumors, and noteworthy things that we’re sharing today! Happy […]

Zagoria: Nets trying to buy a 1st or 2nd rounder

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (left) taking a selfie on draft night. (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets are trying to buy a late 1st round or an early 2nd round draft pick, reports Adam Zagoria of SportsNet New York. Currently without a pick, general manager Sean Marks is doing all he can to reverse the Nets’ poor standing before next month, but the cost of a selection is higher […]

Hamilton: Nets will host a late-May mini-camp for veterans

Sean Marks

The Brooklyn Nets will hold a mini-camp for veterans from May 23rd to the 25th, reports Moke Hamilton of Basketball Insiders. Without a first rounder in June’s draft, the Nets will have to build the back-end of their bench through patchwork and low-risk contracts. Of course, the fates of Shane Larkin, Thomas Robinson, and Wayne […]

Nets announce introductory press conference for Kenny Atkinson

Kenny Atkinson (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, file)

The Brooklyn Nets have announced that they will introduce new head coach Kenny Atkinson at a press conference on Monday. Since the Nets officially signed Atkinson on April 17th, they’ve had to wait for the Atlanta Hawks’ season to end. With the Hawks falling to the Cleveland Cavaliers in four games on Sunday, Atkinson will finally […]

Nets add cap and contract specialist, scouts to front office

Mikhail Prokhorov (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets have announced the hiring of five new front office additions — including a cap and contract specialist, a strategic planning coordinator, and a couple of scouts. On the heels of signing Kenny Atkinson, the Atlanta Hawks’ current assistant coach, general manager Sean Marks continues to build out the evolving organization. You can read […]

Andrea Bargnani sought buyout over limited minutes

Andrea Bargnani (9) defends Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, in New York. The Nets won 100-91. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

On his Facebook, Andrea Bargnani wrote that he sought a buyout from the Brooklyn Nets after he did not receive the minutes or role he was promised last summer. In a quickly lost season for the Nets, Bargnani fell behind younger players like Thomas Robinson and Chris McCullough in the rotation and, as he stated on […]

Rapid Reactions: The Kenny Atkinson Edition

Kenny Atkinson (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, file)

On Sunday, the Brooklyn Nets shocked the NBA community and ruined brunches around the city when they announced that Kenny Atkinson would be the team’s next head coach. Atkinson, the Atlanta Hawks’ current assistant coach, has long been praised by those around him, including Mike Budenholzer, and was set to be a hot target for franchises this […]

Report: Nets part ways with Tim Walsh, Gary Sussman

Tim Walsh, tending to Vince Carter in 2007.

Although there’s been no formal announcement, it looks as if the Brooklyn Nets have parted ways with Tim Walsh and Gary Sussman, two of organization’s longest-tenured employees. First tipped by Tom Lorenzo and then confirmed by Howard Beck of Bleacher Report, Walsh had become a popular name around the NBA after winning back-to-back Trainer of […]

Donald Sloan thanks fans, wants to re-sign with Brooklyn

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry (7) drives past Brooklyn Nets' Donald Sloan (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Donald Sloan posted an Instagram this morning to thank fans and express his wishes to stay with the Nets beyond this season. Sloan signed a 1-year deal with Brooklyn in early August for a little over a million dollars and will an unrestricted free agent this summer. The text reads: Thank you Brooklyn for giving […]