Around the ‘Nets: 2-9!

The decisive free throws. (AP)

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 “(Kobe Bryant) coughed up the ball left […]

Around the ‘Nets: Shane Larkin earning more playing time


Here’s the latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘nets: A brazen Shane Larkin reportedly marched into the front office and said he was disappointed in his performance. The next game, Larkin played his most minutes since he started for the injured Jarrett Jack on opening night, hit three three-pointers, and the Nets won. […]

Nets CEO backs FanDuel as New York orders cease-and-desist of daily fantasy sports

Nets & Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark (center). (AP)

Brett Yormark, the CEO for the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center, released a prepared statement in support of Daily Fantasy Sports site and Brooklyn Nets partner FanDuel, following news that New York state would outlaw the practice. “FanDuel’s enormous popularity has helped to increase fan engagement as a sponsor of the Brooklyn Nets,” Yormark’s statement […]

Around the ‘Nets: Real Estate Over Basketball


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.” […]

Winless Nets begin road trip against Jason Kidd’s Bucks


It went from bad to worse in Brooklyn last night. In front of thousands of jubilant and amped Lakers faithful in Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Nets (0-6) failed to notch their first win, losing 104-98 to the, uh, visiting road team. After a somewhat dominant first quarter, the Nets failed to knock down shots consistently and […]

Nets To Announce D-League Team “Long Island Nets”


No, disgruntled fans of the team, the Nets aren’t already a D-League team. The Brooklyn Nets will announce their plans for a D-League team named the “Long Island Nets” to play in Uniondale’s Nassau Coliseum beginning next season today, as various outlets have reported. The Nets have not had a D-League team since ending their […]

Can the Nets beat the Lakers?


When is a win coming? After yet another poor second half showing, the Nets (0-5) dropped their fifth straight to open the season Wednesday night at Atlanta’s Philips Arena. The poor outside shooting has become a disturbing trend so far; the Nets shot just 3-for-15 behind the arc, which dropped their season percentage down to […]

Around the ‘Nets: Those woeful Nets


The latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘Nets: Atlanta’s Philip Arena fans boo the mess out of Joe Johnson. But Joe Johnson still has love for Atlanta. From the other side: Atlanta-Journal Constitution on Hawks-Nets. Is it time to panic? Howard Beck of Bleacher Report (and former Nets beat writer for the New […]

Bill Clinton: The Nets are better this year

Ball Clinton. (AP)

With his better half mired in a presidential campaign, Bill Clinton still finds time for the leisurely things. This past Monday, Clinton took in the Nets-Bucks game at Barclays Center, sitting center-court courtside. Clinton attended the game with Bucks owner Marc Lasry. YES Network had a chance to catch up with Clinton during the game. […]

Jason Kidd Won — Again


It was less than two years ago that Jason Kidd sat on a manufactured podium in the Barclays Center atrium, a smile as wide as his passing vision, basking in a round of applause from fans — and some media members — upon his official introduction as Brooklyn Nets coach. That day, it seemed like […]