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 […]

Video: Joe Cool Does Joe Cool Things

1-22 from behind the arc? Not a problem for Joe Johnson. Johnson, known for his clutch play, hit two big threes to bring the Nets within two in Brooklyn’s loss to the Mavs. Jarrett Jack would later tie the game, and the Nets would lose in overtime. But let’s just relish is Joe being Joe.

Did Jason Kidd get lucky?

AP

Last week, a question got thrown around among a few of The Brooklyn Game contributors about what to do with the elephant in the Barclays Center that is Jason Kidd’s jersey hanging in the rafters. After all that transpired last month, did his second ugly exit from Nets warrant an “un-retirement” ceremony? Do his actions […]

Stein: Nets, Hollins deal imminent

UPDATE: Marc Stein reports that the Nets are wrapping up a deal with Lionel Hollins to be their next head coach: Sides sorting final details in hopes of wrapping up Lionel Hollins' looming deal w/Nets today. Multiyear deal w/salary in $4-to-5 mil range — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 2, 2014 ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting […]

Nets buy 44th pick, draft OK State G Markel Brown

Nets buy 44th pick, draft OK State G Markel Brown

The Nets sent one million dollars to the Minnesota Timberwolves and received the 44th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. With the pick, they drafted Oklahoma State senior guard Markel Brown. Brown averaged 12.4 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 2.3 APG over his four-year career at Oklahoma State. The 6-3. 190-pound guard averaged 17.2 points and 5.3 […]

Stein: Nets looking to buy into 20s

Despite previously saying that the Nets probably wouldn’t be picking in the first round, it looks like Billy King might have something up his sleeve… Word is that deep-pockets, luxury-tax-impervious Brooklyn is pushing hard to buy a pick tonight in the 20s — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 26, 2014 Not sure who the target is […]