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Brook Lopez receives vote for All-NBA third team

Lopez (center) and Young (right) will each miss their first game of the season tonight. (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets’ Brook Lopez received a vote for the All-NBA third team, an annual recognition for the league’s best performers. Although Lopez’s one vote was certainly not enough to land him on the squad, it meant that the Nets were not completely shutout from the postseason honors. Lopez has been the unequivocal bright spot […]

Around The Nets: Atkinson, Robinson, and the Celtics’ great luck

Brooklyn Nets forward Thomas Robinson (41) shoots a jump shot Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala (31), and forward Mike Scott defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 114-86. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Reporting contributed by Elizabeth Swinton  Following the arrival of Kenny Atkinson, news surrounding the Brooklyn Nets has come fast and furious — so you know what that means: it’s time for another edition of Around The ‘Nets! Today, The Brooklyn Game has a compilation of podcasts, rumors, and noteworthy things that we’re sharing today! Happy […]

Andrea Bargnani sought buyout over limited minutes

Andrea Bargnani (9) defends Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, in New York. The Nets won 100-91. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

On his Facebook, Andrea Bargnani wrote that he sought a buyout from the Brooklyn Nets after he did not receive the minutes or role he was promised last summer. In a quickly lost season for the Nets, Bargnani fell behind younger players like Thomas Robinson and Chris McCullough in the rotation and, as he stated on […]

Rapid Reactions: The Kenny Atkinson Edition

Kenny Atkinson (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, file)

On Sunday, the Brooklyn Nets shocked the NBA community and ruined brunches around the city when they announced that Kenny Atkinson would be the team’s next head coach. Atkinson, the Atlanta Hawks’ current assistant coach, has long been praised by those around him, including Mike Budenholzer, and was set to be a hot target for franchises this […]

Report: Nets part ways with Tim Walsh, Gary Sussman

Tim Walsh, tending to Vince Carter in 2007.

Although there’s been no formal announcement, it looks as if the Brooklyn Nets have parted ways with Tim Walsh and Gary Sussman, two of organization’s longest-tenured employees. First tipped by Tom Lorenzo and then confirmed by Howard Beck of Bleacher Report, Walsh had become a popular name around the NBA after winning back-to-back Trainer of […]

Nets, Knicks split season series, but which franchise has the brighter future?

New York Knicks' Robin Lopez (8) and Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez (11) fight for position during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

While the Brooklyn Nets may have managed a 2-2 series draw against the New York Knicks in 2015-2016 (capped off by their miserable fourth quarter last night), their cross-river rivals have won 10 more games than them this year. The Nets, following the dismissal of Deron Williams over the summer, were expected to take a step […]

Report: NBA, Adam Silver forces Celtics to return Nets’ draft picks from 2013 blockbuster

Jason Terry (right), with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. (AP)

In a stunning turn of events, commissioner Adam Silver has mandated that the Boston Celtics return their draft picks to the Brooklyn Nets, a source reports. In case you’ve forgotten, the Nets traded their 2014, 2016, and 2018 picks to the Celtics in a 2013 draft day blockbuster that brought them Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, […]

Nets officially ink Sean Kilpatrick to multi-year deal

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The Brooklyn Nets officially signed Sean Kilpatrick to a multi-year deal Saturday, the team announced. The deal was reported earlier this week, with ESPN’s Mike Mazzeo noting that Kilpatrick would make $221,000 this year (pro-rated), the minimum $980,431 in 2016-17, and a non-guaranteed $1.05 million in 2017-18. Kilpatrick signed his contract while sitting on an […]

Nets (finally) end their lengthy road trip tonight in Philladelphia

Andrea Bargnani (9) defends Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, in New York. The Nets won 100-91. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Opponent: Philadelphia 76ers Location: Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia) Time: 7:00 PM EDT Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app The season is beginning to wind down and the Nets (18-46) are literally in their homestretch of their 19 day, 9 game circus road trip. The team has won three of the eight games on the […]

Mikhail Prokhorov working to bring an NBA game to Russia

Brook Lopez & the Nets might play a game in Russia. (AP)

Today, Mikhail Prokhorov brought the Nets fully to Brooklyn, unveiling the team’s new practice facility on the eighth floor of one of Sunset Park’s Industry City buildings. Next stop: Russia. Prokhorov, the team’s billionaire Russian owner, said he hopes to bring an NBA game to Russia, and that the team is working on overcoming the […]