Poll: Do you want the Nets to win or blow it up?

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With their first home playoff game of the season looming on Saturday afternoon, the Brooklyn Nets have two roads, with fans split into two factions. One side wants them to compete: they’re rooting for the Nets to pull off a couple of miracle wins, stay competitive against the Atlanta Hawks (and who knows — even […]

Deron Williams: “I can play better”

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Deron Williams knows he has to play better for the Nets to make any noise in the playoffs. Following a 1-for-7 performance against the Atlanta Hawks in Game 2 where he missed a game-tying shot with ten seconds left, Williams told reporters at Nets practice the obvious, according to ESPN: Asked to assess where his […]

Mirza Teletovic ACTIVE for Game 2, Earl Clark out

Mirza Teletovic

It’s a playoff Mirzacle! Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic has been activated for the first time since a diagnosis of bilateral pulmonary embolus (blood clots in his lungs) exactly three months ago, the team announced shortly before the game. Lionel Hollins was still debating whether or not to activate Teletovic during his pre-game press conference, […]

Bojan Bogdanovic To Start In Game 2 Vs. Hawks

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Lionel Hollins will make one lineup change in the playoffs: rookie Bojan Bogdanovic will start over rookie Markel Brown in Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks. “(I want to) see if we can get off to a little better start, make Kyle (Korver) have to guard somebody,” Hollins said. “He’s still going to help them, […]

Al Horford: I’m playing in Game 2

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The Nets never bought into the uncertainty. Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford hinted that he might sit out Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets with a dislocated pinky. But Brook Lopez and Lionel Hollins never believed for a second that Horford would sit, and sure enough, Horford told reporters […]

Mirza Teletovic PROBABLE for Game 2 vs. Hawks

Mirza Teletovic (AP)

Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic’s status has upgraded above OUT for the first time since January 22nd, Lionel Hollins announced following Nets practice Tuesday afternoon. Hollins was reticent about Teletovic’s chances at playing.  “Probable means that he’s getting further along to playing in a game, because he’s been practicing, it doesn’t mean he’s going to […]