Nets look for first back-to-back wins of the season in San Antonio

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Opponent: San Antonio Spurs Time: 8:30 p.m. Location: AT&T Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WCBS 880 AM Here’s a not-so-fun fact that you may have seen bandied about already: the Nets have never won a game in the AT&T Center. That isn’t entirely true, though. You see, the then New Jersey Nets won Game 2 of the […]

Nets look to reach .500 against the NBA’s best team

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Nets look to reach .500 against the NBA’s best team Opponent: Los Angeles Clippers Time: 10:30 PM EST Location: Staples Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN 660AM/101.9FM There are two ways to look at the Brooklyn Nets’ most recent outing, a 122-104 win over the Phoenix Suns. On one hand, it was a bad-to-mediocre team beating […]

Searching for Silver Linings in Nets’ Small Sample Sizes

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Searching for Silver Linings in Nets’ Small Sample Sizes The Brooklyn Nets are not a good basketball team right now, even considering most any measure. They’re in the NBA’s bottom-ten for ORtg and DRtg and they’re on-pace to win just 27 games  — even though, to be fair, that’d be an improvement over the 2015-2016 […]

The Nets look to rebound from heartbreaker against some old faces in new places

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The Nets look to rebound from heartbreaker against some old faces in new places Opponent: Chicago Bulls Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 EST Watch: YES Network The Brooklyn Nets have alternated wins and losses  — or, more accurately losses and win, singular — to open the 2016-2017 season, and that seems appropriate somehow. Thus far, all three games […]

TBG Player Preview 2016-2017: Luis Scola

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Luis Scola, power forward 2015-2016: 21.5 MPG, 8.5 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 0.9 APG, .450 FG%, .404 3P%, .726 FT%, .523 TS%, .503 eFG%, 76 G Who is Luis Scola? Luis Scola is a 36 year-old power forward, an Olympic gold medalist, and the (former) proud owner of a minivan. He has earned the crafty veteran label due to his plethora of […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, guard/forward 2015-2016: 21.2 MPG, 5.8 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1.3 SPG, 0.6 BPG, .457 FG%, .286 3P%, .712 FT%, 29 G Who is Rondae Hollis-Jefferson? I wrote and re-wrote this section a few times, as I found myself on opposite ends of the hype spectrum. The first take was far too subdued and […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Greivis Vasquez

Greivis Vasquez

Greivis Vasquez, point guard 2015-2016: 20.0 MPG, 5.7 PPG, 4.0 APG, 2.0 RPG, .326 FG%, .247 3P%, .846 FT%, .435 TS%, .391 eFG%, 23 G Who is Greivis Vasquez? Greivis Vasquez is a fine example of an NBA journeyman, as the 29 year-old Venezuelan will be suiting up for his sixth team in his seventh season […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Yogi Ferrell

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Yogi Ferrell, guard 2015-2016: 34.7 MPG, 17.3 PPG, 5.6 APG, 3.8 RPG, 1.1 SPG, .458 FG%, .420 3P%, .829 FT%, .600 TS%, .550 eFG%, 35 G Who is Yogi Ferrell? In addition to having what has become one of my favorite names in professional basketball, Ferrell is a 23 year-old point guard out of Indiana […]