Kris Humphries returns to the rotation, starts fast break (VIDEO)

Kris Humphries returns to the rotation, starts fast break (VIDEO)

After three full weeks without leaving the bench, even when healthy or in garbage time, Brooklyn Nets forward Kris Humphries made his return to the rotation Saturday night against the Los Angeles Clippers, logging first-quarter minutes over Mirza Teletovic as the first power forward off the bench. Humphries responded positively, swatting a shot off the […]

Nets 113, Mavericks 96: Shot Charts, Mark Cuban’s Struggle Face, & Takeaways

MCSF

Check out the advanced box score from last night’s 113-96 Nets victory over the Mavericks here. A few takeaways from last night’s game: First and foremost: Check out these two shot charts. Pretty similar, right? The first is Lopez’s shot chart in his game last season in Dallas, when he put up 38 points in […]

Andray Blatche willing to take less money… to stick it to Washington

Andray Blatche (AP)

Brooklyn Nets center and semi-revelation Andray Blatche will be a free agent this offseason, but according to various reports from this week, his determining factor for his next (or remaining with his current) destination won’t be money: he’s making that from Washington, and is even willing to accept less to make them pay more.

Who’s Best With The Nets’ “Big 3″? Because It’s Not Reggie Evans

Joe Johnson, Deron Williams, Brook Lopez

While you may disagree on the order of importance, any reasonable fan, analyst, or writer would agree that Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, and Brook Lopez are the three most important players to the Brooklyn Nets. Each player serves as an important fulcrum to the lineup, which is why the Nets play sparse minutes without at […]

Video: Andray Blatche Gets Fancy With Reverse Layup

Video: Andray Blatche Gets Fancy With Reverse Layup

Brooklyn Nets backup center Andray Blatche is one of the more unconventional scorers in the NBA: rather than a straight back-down or spot-up game, Blatche relies on numerous fakes and creative moves to find small slivers that he can shoot into. Watch him grab an offensive rebound and sneak his way to the opposite side […]

My Dinner With Andray

Andray Blatche

MY DINNER WITH ANDRAY Copyright 2013 ANDRAY BLATCHE MARK GINOCCHIO in a film presented by THE BROOKLYN GAME [Mark Ginocchio is walking along Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. On the right is the Atlantic Terminal mall and across the street is the Barclays Arena. We hear his voice commenting the action, as a narrator would. […]

Brooklyn Nets: Midseason Grades

Kris Humphries, Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez, Deron Williams, Gerald Wallace

Though it hasn’t always been good, the first half of the first season in Brooklyn Nets history has been nothing if not interesting. A franchise-record start led by Jerry Stackhouse and Reggie Evans, a Coach of the Month fired less than a month later, a sudden resurgence led by an interim coach nobody expected to […]

Your Josh Smith Trade Ideas

Josh Smith, reading some of these ideas. (AP)

Or; Giving You An Idea Of How Ridiculous The Josh Smith Nets Trade Ideas Are I’m notoriously bad with ESPN’s Trade Machine. Or maybe I’m really good. I honestly don’t know because I have a tendency to think that every potential rumored trade is ridiculous, lopsided, or just never going to happen. I second-guess everything […]

Nets looking to trade Andray Blatche?

Andray Blatche (AP)

Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, in a trade rumors roundup, cited multiple sources stating that the Brooklyn Nets have an interest in trading backup center Andray Blatche, seeking a draft pick in return. According to Amico, Portland is looking to shore up its league-worst bench and could be interested in the deal. Blatche has […]

Brooklyn’s Bench Mob Carries Nets in Shorthanded Contest

MarShon Brooks, Taj Gibson, Jimmy Butler

With MarShon Brooks (9 points) and Andray Blatche (11) leading the charge in the fourth quarter, with Deron Williams rendered ineffective in the second half, with Joe Johnson battling a flu, with Brook Lopez sitting the entire(!) fourth quarter, the shorthanded Chicago Bulls had no answer for the might-as-well-have-been-shorthanded Brooklyn Nets, and Brooklyn escaped with […]