Give Commissioner Adam Silver this: He’s not afraid to dip his toes in the water. Neither are the Nets, it turns out. The Brooklyn Nets will play host to a 44-minute exhibition game with the Boston Celtics this Sunday reducing the time of the game by four minutes. The format reduces each quarter one minute […]
The Nets have hired journeyman assistant coach Jay Humphries to help Lionel Hollins and his staff, reports Adrian Wojnarowski. Humphries joins a staff that now includes Paul Westphal, Joe Wolf, Tony Brown and John Welch. Humphries is likely to be the team’s development coach, having served as the D-League’s Reno Bighorns coach from 2008-2011. He’s also served […]
Apparently, LeBron James may still have dreams of playing in the state of New York. Sportswriter Chris Broussard went on ESPN Radio this afternoon and talked about LeBron James’ possible landing destinations. According to Broussard, James, who opted out of his contract yesterday, would prefer to play for the Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, […]
The Cavs biggest weapon, stud point guard Kyrie Irving, won’t play tomorrow against the Nets. Irving injured his left knee on a transition play in Tuesday’s loss against the Indiana Pacers. Irving won’t even travel with the team to Brooklyn to suit up. He is averaging 22.2 points and 6 assists this season.
The NBA officially released their top jersey sales from last season, globally and domestically, and a few Nets were featured in the list. Deron Williams’ #8 was the eighth-best selling jersey, Kevin Garnett’s Celtics jersey came in 14th and Joe Johnson finished 15th in global sales. Deron Williams also took the number eight spot in […]
Via Adrian Wojnarowski, former Nets assistant coach will be joining Frank Vogel’s staff in Indiana. Jones wasn’t retained following the PJ fire and J-Kidd hire. My guess he is just really wanted to continue coaching CJ Watson, obviously. In any case, I prefer Roy Rogers to Popeye’s any day of the week.
Mark your calendars, folks. The NBA will unveil the complete schedule Tuesday at 3pm on NBATV. We already know some tentative games, like Nets in Cleveland to open the season and Nets vs. Heat for the home opener, but nothing else is official. That, of course, will change on Tuesday. And I’m excited.
A year ago, Jason Kidd wrapped his Escalade around the trunk of a tree at 2 am, after a night where he shouldn’t have been driving. We all know the story. Kidd was arrested and charged with drunk driving. His case is at 11:00 today, and a source states that Kidd will plead guilty and […]
As was feared by the Celtics and many basketball fans around the world, Rajon Rondo has torn his ACL and will be out for the remainder of the season. Doris Burke of ESPN/ABC first reported the news during the Celtics-Heat game on ABC. How is this news Nets related other than the fact that an […]