Nets vs. Knicks: Breaking down the matchups

Deron Williams, Carmelo Anthony

Today, Martin Luther King Day, marks the final of four matchups between the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks. unless the playoff alignment Gods dictate it so, these two teams won’t face off again this year. After the Nets took the first matchup on November 26th, New York responded with two victories: one a 100-97 […]

Andray Blatche Has Been Phenomenal & I Can’t Wait Until He’s Not Starting Anymore

Brooklyn Nets Andray Blatche, Serge Ibaka

With the Brooklyn Nets missing Brook Lopez, Avery Johnson turned to Andray Blatche to fill his comically sized shoes in the starting lineup, and it’s paid enormous dividends. In his four starts, Blatche has averaged 19 points and 11 rebounds in just 31 minutes per game on 54% shooting from the floor. He’s also picked […]

The Bench Mobbers Swarm Opponents

Brooklyn Nets: Glen Davis, Andray Blatche, Reggie Evans,

Quiz for you — do you know which four players have been the most productive Brooklyn Nets players when they share the court together (minimum 50 minutes played together)? Hint: Deron Williams isn’t one of them. Neither is Brook Lopez, or Gerald Wallace. Give up? How about C.J. Watson, Joe Johnson, Reggie Evans, and Andray […]

Brooklyn Nets 95, Boston Celtics 83: Bench Mob Proper

Jared Sullinger Boston Celtics, Reggie Evans Brooklyn Nets

BOSTON, M.A. — Bench mob proper. In a game where two starters were ejected by the end of the first half, another played just seventeen minutes due to foul trouble, and a fourth missed 9 of his 12 shots, it was once again the self-proclaimed BK Bench Mob that led the charge for a Brooklyn […]

1-on-1 Duel: Bloggin’ On Nets-Clippers

Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers

Tonight, the 8-3 Los Angeles Clippers come to Brooklyn to take on the 6-4 Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. The Nets are coming back from a 1-2 west coast trip. There’s more than enough storylines to go around for this game: Chris Paul vs. Deron Williams in the battle of the NBA’s best point guards […]

Brooklyn Nets Win, In Spite of Themselves

Andray Blatche Brooklyn Nets, Thomas Robinson Sacramento Kings

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The Brooklyn Nets had flat games from their three best players and still won. The Brooklyn Nets had limited minutes and mobility from their fourth-best player, and still won. The Brooklyn Nets were out-rebounded handily, and still won. The Brooklyn Nets got destroyed in the second half by opposing center DeMarcus Cousins, […]

Andray Blatche: “Godfather of Bench Mob”

From Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com: According to Andray Blatche, the Brooklyn Nets’ reserves are going to be called the “Bench Mob.” You’ve probably heard that nickname before. (See: 2011-12 Chicago Bulls). But Blatche claims to have been the originator of the “Bench Mob” nickname when he was with the Washington Wizards. “That came from me […]