Beyonce’s Brooklyn Super Bowl rehearsal gear, terrible ideas for renaming the Brooklyn Nets, & more: Shootaround

Posted on: January 26th, 2013 by Devin Kharpertian Comments

Some Nets news and notes from around the web:

  • Posted on Beyonce's instagram account, a photo of her rehearsing for next week's Super Bowl halftime performance in... you guessed it.
    beyonce knowles Brooklyn Nets

  • Nets Eurostash draftee Bojan Bogdanovic wins co-MVP of the Week in Euroleague, sharing the award with... a former Nets draftee, point guard Marcus Williams. Video below:

  • P.J. Carlesimo is "not sold" on the recent small-ball takeover in the NBA. Note: the Nets' best 5-man lineup (minimum 20 minutes played) in terms of plus-minus per 100 possessions is the Nets' small-ball look of Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Keith Bogans, Gerald Wallace, and Brook Lopez.

  • Joe Johnson says he was working his way into a "blind situation" at the beginning of the year.

  • Want to hear some terrible ideas for a Nets name change? The Sacramento Bee's got you covered.


  1. avatar Andy says:

    Funny, I’d like Brooklyn to take that writer’s hometown team’s nickname, after they abandon both the town and the name. “Brooklyn Kings”, after Kings County, has a ring to it. Might be a legal issue, though: I think a USBL team once had this name.