Charania: Nets sign Quincy Acy to two-year deal

Following the conclusion of two 10-day contracts, the Brooklyn Nets have signed Quincy Acy to a two-year deal, reports The Vertical’s Shams Charania. In 10 games for the Nets, Acy has averaged 7 points and 2.7 rebounds on 57% from the floor, exhibiting the kind of characteristics most imagine when envisioning #BrooklynGrit, the hometown-grown slogan for 2016-2017 […]

Nets vs. Cavaliers: A (Probably) Imaginary Conversation

Tonight, the Brooklyn Nets take on the Eastern Conference-leading, back-to-back NBA Finals-appearing, and still-rocking-LeBron-James Cleveland Cavaliers for the third time before the All-Star Break. In the first two meetings, the Nets fell by the respective scores of 20 and 8 points, is another convincing win on the cards? Since then, however, the aforementioned James has […]

Jeremy Lin re-aggravates hamstring, out 3-5 more weeks

Jeremy Lin re-aggravates hamstring, out 3-5 more weeks Better late than never, right? Jeremy Lin re-aggravated his hamstring during rehab and will miss another 3-5 weeks of basketball, the Brooklyn Nets announced today. The news offered some much-needed clarity on a murky situation, but this is just another nail in the Nets’ six feet deep […]

Nets look to one-up their surprise victory with a winning streak in Charlotte

Opponent: Charlotte Hornets Time: 7:00PM EST Location: Spectrum Center Watch: YES Network/FOX Sports Go Listen: WFAN 101.9/660 AM Well, that was a surprise. The Brooklyn Nets had their best game of the season Friday night in New Orleans against the Pelicans as they dominated throughout en route to a 143-114 win. It was a big win […]

The Importance of Keeping Things in Perspective

The Importance of Keeping Things in Perspective It’s January 15th, 2017, the Brooklyn Nets are 8-31, and Jeremy Lin has played in just 12 games this season. The Nets are behind the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference but they don’t have the distinction of rolling through the next decade with Ben Simmons and Joel […]

Stein: Nets asking for two first-round picks in deal for Brook Lopez

Finally, perhaps, a bit of clarity. The will they/won’t they saga that is Brook Lopez’s long, long career with the Brooklyn Nets has added a new wrinkle as they’re apparently asking for two first-round draft picks in any deal, Marc Stein of ESPN reports. Instantly, the internet and feeds alike were lit by trolls of all […]

TBG’s Quest for the Herringbone Contest

Hello, readers of The Brooklyn Game!  As you know, I’ve been the Managing Editor of this puppy since summer’s end, but I’ve missed the generally mandated windows to show my thankfulness. But, hey, 2017, New Year, New Me — right? I’ve quickly learned that running a site like this is much harder than just frequently contributing […]

Nets’ pick swap continues to fall, but who could they target?

Nets’ pick swap continues to fall, but who could they target? Here are some facts for you: the Brooklyn Nets are 8-25, tied for the NBA’s worst record with the Philadelphia 76ers, Jeremy Lin has played all of 12 games thanks to a difficult hamstring, and numberFire puts their odds of making the playoffs officially […]

Greenberg: Nets are bad, but they’re playing like a playoff team

Greenberg: Nets are bad, but they’re playing like a playoff team Well, we’re only a few days into 2017, but it isn’t shaping up to be much better than last year. After the Brooklyn Nets threw away 40 good minutes against the Utah Jazz in the blink of an eye, wanting to hibernate until the summertime […]

Nets-Warriors, just like a car crash you can’t look away from

Opponent: Golden State Warriors Time: 7:30PM EST Location: Barclays Center Watch:YES Network Listen: WFAN 101.9 FM, 660AM  So this is, objectively, The Brooklyn Game’s preview for the game between the Nets and Golden State Warriors tonight — but what is it, really? What are we? What separates us and the machines? Does this basketball game matter at all? […]

The Reclamation of Anthony Bennett

The Reclamation of Anthony Bennett As far as the eye can see, Anthony Bennett was the perfect risk for the Brooklyn Nets to take on this summer — the former no. 1 overall selection in the 2013 NBA Draft had bounced around from team to team and nearly found himself out of the league completely […]

Whitehead no. 8, Atkinson no. 3 in rookie ladders

Whitehead no. 8, Atkinson no. 3 in rookie ladders Well, Jeremy Lin isn’t playing tonight — so there’s got to be something good to read about, right? There is! In two separate rookie rankings, the Brooklyn Nets have made their presence known through point guard Isaiah Whitehead and head coach Kenny Atkinson. Although the Nets […]