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

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. 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.