Joe Johnson, Deron Williams didn’t get along

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Deron Williams and Joe Johnson clearly weren’t close friends during their tenure in Brooklyn, and now there’s more fuel on that fire. NetsDaily reports that at least one team official expects Johnson to have “a tremendous season” now that Williams is gone: (V)arious sources inside the Nets have suggested that the departure of D-Will is […]

Nets to host Fenerbahçe Ülker basketball club in preseason game

The Brooklyn Nets have at least one game set next season: they’ll face off against Turkish basketball club Fenerbahçe Ülker on October 5th at Barclays Center as part of their preseason schedule. There’s one major connection between the franchises. Nets second-year guard Bojan Bogdanovic played with Fenerbahçe from 2011 to 2014, before the Nets bought […]

Shane Larkin responds to Phil Jackson’s comments: “couldn’t grow in an offense I wasn’t comfortable in”

Shane Larkin (second from right) is more comfortable in Brooklyn's offense. (AP)

“Unfortunately, Shane hasn’t grown any since the start of the season.” Those are the words of Phil Jackson as told to Charley Rosen, regarding new Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin after the beginning of last season. Though Jackson said he’d “stepped up” earlier in the year, he then referenced Larkin’s lack of development by the […]

Lionel Hollins, Billy King head to Africa for first NBA game on continent

Lionel Hollins will coach Team World vs. Team Africa. (AP)

With the Nets offseason all but wrapped up, two core members of the organization will head to Africa this week for the first-ever NBA-sanctioned game on the continent. Nets coach Lionel Hollins will coach “Team World,” with Celtics coach Brad Stevens as his assistant, while Nets general manager Billy King will be a co-general manager […]

Early projection ranks Nets as 5th-worst NBA team

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It’s never too early for projections, and Sports Illustrated predicts an eight-game drop for the Nets after the team’s offseason moves, putting them at a projected 29.7 wins. The ranking projects them to finish 13th in the Eastern Conference, with the fifth-worst record in the NBA. It’s worth noting that the projection system is simple: […]