Markel Brown does some good off the court in visit to Greenpoint preschool for children with disabilities

Markel Brown has had quite a week. On Sunday, the Brooklyn Nets rookie guard scored a career-high 17 points, including this vicious dunk in a win against the Lakers. On Thursday, Head Coach Lionel Hollins compared him to grit-n-grind lynchpin Tony Allen, and his active defense helped the Nets climb back into the playoff race. […]

What 2016’s Crazy Cap Increase Means For The Nets

With the NBA’s $24 billion TV deal set to begin in 2016, the salary cap will spike. Last week, the players rejected a proposal to “smooth” that increase over several years. The cap is now set to rise from $66 million this summer to between $88 and $92 million in the summer of 2016. What […]

5 Ways The Thaddeus Young Trade Has Revitalized The Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have looked like a different team since their trade for Timberwolves forward Thaddeus “Forever” Young. The plodding Nets of the first half are gone, replaced by a run-n-gun squad that just knocked off the Golden State Warriors, the NBA’s best team by record. Here are the ways in which Young has keyed […]

Brook Lopez: Would You Do It Over?

This week, we’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again?

These will come in (mostly) reverse chronological order. Today, we cover the moves (and non-moves) that have kept Brook Lopez in Brooklyn.

The Kevin Garnett-Paul Pierce Trade: Would You Do It Over?

This week, we’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again?

These will come in (mostly) reverse chronological order. Today, we will cover the trade that brought Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn.