Nets cut ties with assistant GM Bobby Marks

Bobby Marks

Brooklyn Nets assistant general manager Bobby Marks has left the team after 20 years, according to a letter he published on his personal Twitter account. In the letter, Marks thanks Rod Thorn, John Calipari, Jason Kidd, and current general manager Billy King, among others. He first joined the Nets organization in 1995 as an intern, […]

The problem with Brook Lopez in the post

The problem with Brook Lopez in the post

We know now that Lionel Hollins’s eureka moment with Brook Lopez came in February. “I understood that he wasn’t going to be a dominant post-up player, and that we had to play differently with him to be effective,” Hollins said during the season. But maybe he meant that the NBA wasn’t suited to Lopez’s back-to-the-basket […]

Here’s what the Barclays Center “green roof” looks like (VIDEO)

Barclays Center (AP)

Barclays Center’s latest development is getting closer to completion. Though it caused some unforseen issues, most notably a mid-game roof leak in December, Barclays Center’s “green roof” is nearing completion, as the above video from Architect Newspaper shows in an interview with Linda Chiarelli, Deputy Director of Construction at Forest City Ratner. The grassy roof […]

Kevin Garnett is “a little nuts,” headbutted a hole in his wall while watching Making the Band

Kevin Garnett (AP)

The NBA’s never had anyone quite like Kevin Garnett, one of the first and most successful players to make the jump from high school to the pros. Since he joined the NBA, he’s been the source of countless, sometimes unverifiable anecdotes. Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck, with help from his colleagues, tracked down close to two […]

Nets trainer Tim Walsh wins Trainer of the Year Award for the second straight year

Tim Walsh, tending to Vince Carter in 2007.

Brooklyn Nets trainer Tim Walsh won the Jim O’Toole Athletic Trainer of the Year award for the second straight year, the team announced Monday morning. Prior to the announcement, Walsh’s daughter tweeted out over the weekend. Walsh’s assistants Lloyd Beckett and Ale Oliviera also won awards as top assistants in their first year with the […]