The latest Brooklyn Nets news and notes from around the ‘nets.
Here’s everything you need to know about Sunday night’s Nets victory over the Boston Celtics: What happened: The Brooklyn Nets made up for their 25-point loss two nights earlier to the Boston Celtics by maintaining home court in a strong 111-101 victory. Where they stand: At 3-11, the Nets are fourth in the Atlantic Division. […]
The Nets are 2-9. Here’s the latest news and notes from around the ‘Nets: Brook Lopez says that despite a 1-9 record (now 2-9), the Nets aren’t quitting this year… leaving little to the imagination about past seasons. A small Nets-related chuckle in Zach Lowe’s latest on ESPN.com: “(Kobe Bryant) coughed up the ball left […]
Here’s the latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘Nets: So far, the New York Islanders have not been a big draw at Barclays Center. Killer line from NetsDaily: “While the real estate thrives, basketball declines. On the balance sheets, that’s fine, but in the realm of perception, that’s not going to cut it.” […]
Periodically, we’ll check in on the status of how bad things are here, in honor of Joe Johnson’s priceless preseason quote. Statistical support throughout provided by NBA.com. This has been ugly. You won’t hear anything else, anywhere. The Nets haven’t won a game since April, they’ve collapsed down the stretch in their few winnable moments, […]
The three-point shot has become basketball’s secret weapon. NBA teams last season shot an even 35 percent on three-pointers, averaging 1.05 points per shot; conversely, they only shot 48.5 percent (0.97 points per shot) on two-pointers. That gap has widened in recent years, and it’s partially thanks to Warriors guard and reigning MVP Stephen Curry, […]
Good morning Russell! A brief note: we’ll only have The Morning After following some games, depending on the nature of the game. Some games will deserve it, others will require different forms of coverage. No matter what, the goal is quality, and that’s for you, Russ. Here’s everything you need to know about Nets-Spurs: What […]
Here’s five things we saw during the Nets’ 115-100 loss to the Chicago Bulls: Brook Lopez, making decent passes (early). One thing we’ve mentioned often is Brook Lopez’s need to make smart passes out of the post if he wants to become a more complete post player. That means reading double-teams quickly and finding the […]