The Andrea Bargnani signing is a Brooklyn Nets fan Rorschach test. It’s either a no-risk, veteran’s minimum deal for a former top overall pick that once averaged 20 points per game (great!), or a terrible defender and poor shooter who might take playing time away from the team’s younger, higher-potential players and torpedo the team’s […]
Brooklyn Nets guard Bojan Bogdanovic isn’t known for his high-flying. But he got one nice drive to the hoop during the third quarter of Game 3 during the Nets-Hawks series. It wasn’t an emphatic slam dunk that brought the rim down, but it was a nice reminder that Bogdanovic can do more than just shoot.
The Brooklyn Nets came out guns blazing in the first quarter. The intensity culminated with a beautiful possession: it began with two hustle plays to keep the ball from flying out-of-bounds, and ended with a give-and-go for a Brook Lopez slam. Nobody dribbled more than once, and nobody held the ball for more than a […]
With the Nets facing a 2-0 deficit in the first round against the Hawks, Jarrett Jack came out firing, hitting seven of nine shots for 16 quick points in 12 first-half minutes. Jack notoriously had one of the worst plus-minus figures in the NBA this season, but he’ll have the occasional game when everything falls […]
While most of the focus has been on Brook Lopez winning back-to-back Player of the Week awards, Deron Williams has sneakily strung together some big games: a 26-7-7 night against the New York Knicks, and a 31-point, 11-assist game the next night against the Toronto Raptors. Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers, his quickness and […]
Deron Williams put together one of his finest all-around performances of the season against the New York Knicks Wednesday night, putting in 26 points (11-17 FG), adding seven rebounds and seven assists in the 100-98 victory. The Nets outscored the Knicks by 26 points with Williams on the floor. There are some moves in there […]