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King: Nets expect Brook Lopez to opt out

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With his June 30th deadline approaching, Nets seven-footer Brook Lopez has indicated that he’s leaning towards opting out of the last year of his contract and becoming an unrestricted free agent. “Most likely (Lopez)’ll be opting out, which is expected,” Nets general manager Billy King said Thursday night, also noting that Lopez’s camp had indicated […]

Report: Brooklyn, Portland discussing trade for Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

Woj Bomb! Shortly after the Nets missed out on every available point guard, Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted that they’re discussing a trade with Portland that would send Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, the 23rd overall pick, to Brooklyn. He quickly followed up with a tweet saying that Portland loves Hollis-Jefferson, so it’s unclear whether or not they’d trade him. As […]

Billy King Post-Season Press Conference Updates

Billy King’s annual post-season press conference took place this morning in Brooklyn. After a tough season, King reflected on the struggles, their impending free agents and the future. TBG has compiled the most important tweets from the writers on the scene in New York. Are you buying what Billy King had to offer today? King […]

Mirza Teletovic ACTIVE for Game 2, Earl Clark out

Mirza Teletovic

It’s a playoff Mirzacle! Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic has been activated for the first time since a diagnosis of bilateral pulmonary embolus (blood clots in his lungs) exactly three months ago, the team announced shortly before the game. Lionel Hollins was still debating whether or not to activate Teletovic during his pre-game press conference, […]

Mirza Teletovic PROBABLE for Game 2 vs. Hawks

Mirza Teletovic (AP)

Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic’s status has upgraded above OUT for the first time since January 22nd, Lionel Hollins announced following Nets practice Tuesday afternoon. Hollins was reticent about Teletovic’s chances at playing.  “Probable means that he’s getting further along to playing in a game, because he’s been practicing, it doesn’t mean he’s going to […]

The Glue Guys Podcast: Should The Nets Miss The Playoffs?

 

Subscribe on iTunes Rundown: Start Paul Pierce’s comments about the Nets and specifically Deron Williams 27:45 Our very sad review of the Bulls and Bucks 36:15 A look back at the final possessions in the Hawks-Nets game (referencing this article) 48:30 News Around the League: Garnett coming back, Knicks tanking at tanking, and best NBA […]

Nets catch a break: No John Wall for Wizards tonight

John Wall (AP)

The Nets have just four games left to secure a playoff spot, and with much hanging in the balance, at least one bit of good fortune came their way. All-Star Washington Wizards guard John Wall, the team leader in points, assists, steals, and ridiculous highlights, will rest Friday night against the Brooklyn Nets, according to […]

Damian Lillard hits 19-foot three-pointer vs. Nets

Damian Lillard dropped 36 points on the Nets Monday night, but one of those points was the easiest he’ll ever get. During the third quarter, Lillard stepped inside the arc around Deron Williams and hit a mid-range jumper, cutting the Nets lead to 62-42. But referee Bennie Adams, standing right next to the play, raised […]

Fantasy Basketball: Week 24 Steals

Fantasy Basketball is all about outsmarting your opponents, and much of that is done through grabbing the unfound star in free agency. Here’s our best way to do that in Week 24, the final week of seasonal leagues. Note: All OWN%’s come from ESPN Fantasy Leagues. Point Guard: MIN- Zach LaVine (18.3%) We all knew […]