The New Jersey Nets Go-To-Guy Is…

By Evan Kaplan Fast-forward about seven weeks and envision this scenario. There are 5 seconds remaining in the Nets opening night game against the Pistons. The score is tied and the team needs a bucket to win their debut at the Prudential Center. Who is going to take that all-important shot with the game on […]

Monday Morning Mailbag #5

Day in and day out, we here at NetsAreScorching try to provide content that you guys want to read, however, we don’t know what exactly you want to hear about, and some things may fall through the cracks. This is what the mailbag is for. Every Monday we are going to be answering questions from you […]

Monday Morning Mailbag #4

Day in and day out, we here at NetsAreScorching try to provide content that you guys want to read, however, we don’t know what exactly you want to hear about, and some things may fall through the cracks. This is what the mailbag is for. Every Monday we are going to be answering questions from you […]

The Nets Will Make The Playoffs If…Part 4

After struggling with a 12 win season last year, Nets fans are feeling good about their current situation.  A much improved roster, a successful coach, and an owner willing to spend has fans thinking about the playoffs.  We here think that the playoffs are a possibility but not a guarantee.  Over the next two weeks, […]

Meeting Up With The Nets’ Rookies

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to be allowed to attend Panini’s 2010 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot.  Over 40 rookies were in their uniforms walking around from station to station, getting their pictures taken for their first Panini basketball cards.  Media were allowed in, and I was able to grab both Derrick Favors and Damion James […]

NAS Interview: Mike Fratello

Mike Fratello was a head coach in the NBA for 16 seasons, coaching three different teams (the Hawks, the Cavs, and the Grizzlies), and he is one of the most respected basketball minds in the game.  Currently he is an analyst for TNT, and YES calling a good amount of Nets games (he was one […]

The Nets Will Make The Playoffs If…

After struggling with a 12 win season last year, Nets fans are feeling good about their current situation.  A much improved roster, a successful coach, and an owner willing to spend has fans thinking about the playoffs.  We here think that the playoffs are a possibility but not a guarantee.  Over the next two weeks, […]

Some Nets’ Stuff On ESPN.com

I was asked to participate in the summer forecast that ESPN has been running, and I voted in all of the categories.  In addition, I was asked to write a little something about their turnaround.  You can find it here.  Mark and I should both have something up over there tomorrow, so be sure to […]

Monday Morning Mailbag #2

Day in and day out, we here at NetsAreScorching try to provide content that you guys want to read, however, we don’t know what exactly you want to hear about, and some things may fall through the cracks.  This is what the mailbag is for.  Every Monday we are going to be answering questions from […]

TrueHoop round-table on four-team blockbuster

On Wednesday afternoon, the Houston Rockets, New Orleans Hornets, Indiana Pacers, and New Jersey Nets pulled off a four-team blockbuster, swapping several key contributors.Rahat Huq of Red94, Ryan Schwan of Hornets247, Tim Donahue of 8 points, 9 seconds, and Sebastian Pruiti of Nets are Scorching got together to provide assessments of the outgoing players from […]

Thoughts On The Troy Murphy Deal

Yesterday, the Nets were involved in a four team deal that sent Courtney Lee to Houston, while receiving Troy Murphy.  The other two teams involved in the deal were the Pacers (who got Darren Collison and James Posey) and the New Orleans Hornets (who got Trevor Ariza).  I, like most Nets fans that I have […]