NBA Draft Ticket Data: Do fans enjoy the draft more than Nets basketball?

Barclays

Since the Nets moved to Brooklyn in 2012, the NBA Draft has taken place at the Barclays Center in every successive season. Here are some quick facts for you: tomorrow night’s selections begin at 8pm; the Sixers have the first pick, and they will be taking LSU’s Ben Simmons, according to reports. The Nets had an awesome […]

Kennedy: Robinson to opt out of Nets contract

Thomas Robinson posterizes Clint Capela, turns Markel Brown into Superman

Basketball Insiders reporter Alex Kennedy tweeted today that Nets forward Thomas Robinson will opt out of his contract. Thomas Robinson intends to opt out of his Nets contract. He had a $1,050,961 player option for 2016-17. He'll be an unrestricted free agent. — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) June 10, 2016 Thomas Robinson is an interesting free […]

ESPN’s Doolittle Forecasts Nets as 13th Best in East

In the latest look at NBA teams post-offseason, ESPN Insider Brandon Doolittle does not see a good season in the works for Brooklyn. Doolittle breaks down each roster’s players under the following categories: elite, superstars, upper-tier starters, starters, second-unit, and deep reserves. He gives this Nets roster one upper-tier starter (Brook Lopez), with the rest […]

Mason Plumlee dishes KG stories

Kevin Garnett’s Influence Key To Mason Plumlee’s Team USA Invite

Former Nets forward Mason Plumlee appeared on ESPN’s Highly Questionable Wednesday, and naturally, hosts Dan LeBetard and Bomani Jones asked him stories about his most story-ific teammate Kevin Garnett. Plumlee did not disappoint. I don’t want to spoil anything because it’s truly something to hear Mason tell these KG stories firsthand. But let’s just say […]

ESPN Analytics Not Loving the Nets’ Offseason

Steve Ilardi and Jeremias Engelmann of ESPN.com used analytics to decide the losers of the NBA offseason, and unfortunately, the Nets came up short. Ilardi and Engelmann say that despite the Nets’ efforts to cost-cut this offseason, they still managed to overspend more than any other team in the NBA in 2015. Of center Brook […]

So what have we learned?

Prokhorov

If you hadn’t noticed the dramatic shift in approach from the last few offseasons to this one, Mikhail Prokhorov put a bow on it during his video message to Nets fans last week. 
For those who missed it, the Nets’ Russian billionaire owner, the same guy who said that the team would win a title […]

Hollins on Jack handling starting point guard duties: “Why can’t he?”

In an offseason Q&A with ESPN New York’s Mike Mazzeo, Nets head coach Lionel Hollins dishes on Jarrett Jack as the team’s starting point guard, the departure of Deron Williams and some of the team’s new signings. Of Jack being the potential starter, Hollins says: Why can’t he? He’s done it last year, he’s done […]

Run-and-gun Nets cruise past Timberwolves

What happened: The Nets won their second straight game, a convincing 122-106 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on the road. Where they stand: Brooklyn is 27-38, good for 11th in the East and 2.5 back from the eighth seed. They’ve got to pass Charlotte and Boston. I don’t know guys. It’s not looking great. That […]

Hornets blow out Nets to gain edge in playoff race

Just outrageously open (AP)

What happened: After upsetting Golden State for the best win of the year, the Nets hosted the Charlotte Hornets in a game that had some playoff implications. The Nets and the Hornets were tied for the eighth seed, so you’d think Brooklyn, hoping to build off last night’s win, would come out with some fire. […]

Nets, you probably should have kept Jason Kidd

It’s sort of hard to watch the Bucks and not constantly think, Well, they certainly made the wrong choice, didn’t they? You all know the story. On June 29, 2014, Jason Kidd, then head coach of the Nets, lost a power struggle between himself and Billy King, and the Russians sent him packing to Milwaukee […]