Hornets blow out Nets to gain edge in playoff race

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 […]

Did Jason Kidd get lucky?

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 two more picks, draft Thames and Jefferson

After giving a million dollars to Minnesota and drafting OK State’s Markel Brown with the 44th pick, the Nets made two quick moves back-to-back. They first bought the 59th pick from the Toronto Raptors and used it to pick San Diego State senior guard Xavier Thames. Thames, a 6-3 guard averaged 17.6 points and 3.2 […]

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 […]