Vegas oddsmakers punt Nets to lowest projected win total in NBA

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Vegas oddsmakers punt Nets to lowest projected win total in NBA It shouldn’t surprise you, but the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas have released their over/under win totals for the 2016-2017 season and, well, the Brooklyn Nets were given the lowest projection in the NBA. The Nets, in all their Jeremy Lin, Kenny Atkinson, and […]

Brook Lopez is the lone Net in Sports Illustrated’s Top 100

Sims (right) guarding Brook Lopez in 2015, with the Philadelphia 76ers. (AP)

Brooklyn Nets’ center Brook Lopez has been ranked 38th in Sports Illustrated’s Top 100 rankings and, unfortunately, no other teammates made the list. Lopez, who earned one vote for the All-NBA third team last spring, is credited with doing as much as he could with so little around him. In practicality, this should seem like […]

Bojan Bogdanovic predicts playoff berth for Nets

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Coming off his hot streak at the Rio Olympics, Bojan Bogdanovic is doubling down and predicting that the Brooklyn Nets will make the playoffs this season, reports Brian Lewis of The New York Post. Forget that the Nets traded away Thaddeus Young before June’s NBA Draft and, apparently, it doesn’t matter that the Las Vegas oddsmakers are giving […]

Landon Donovan, Julius Erving, and the unretirement

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On Thursday, the internet was captivated by of the news of Landon Donovan coming out of retirement to play, once again, for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Donovan, the best American-born men’s soccer player in history, walked away in 2014 following the Galaxy’s victory over the New England Revolution in the MLS Cup. The United States’ […]

The folks working on NBA 2K17 aren’t gracious to Nets’ revamped roster

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All basketball heads rejoice! NBA 2K17 is set to hit shelves in just a few weeks now, boasting new Olympic teams, additions to MyCareer and MyPark, and a healthy dose of the handsome Michael B. Jordan. But, for fans of the Brooklyn Nets, they may have trouble stomaching the roster ratings that have leaked recently. Ronnie Singh, the online […]

Pick: Nets sign Allen Crabbe to 4-year offer sheet, Portland will not match

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Update: Sam Amick of USA Today has said that reports of the offer sheet are premature. So, for now, we wait: The reported Allen Crabbe offer sheet agreement with Brooklyn is being refuted. He has meetings coming on the 5th, I'm told. — Sam Amick (@sam_amick) July 3, 2016 Update 2: Marc Spears from ESPN […]

Woj: Nets rescind qualifying offer to Markel Brown

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Update — 7/6/16: The Vertical reports that the Nets have rescinded their qualifying offer to Markel Brown, making him an unrestricted free agent. There will likely be some buzz around Brown soon enough, but with the potential acquisitions of Tyler Johnson and Allen Crabbe (although both seem to be on tenuous ground as we type […]

Kennedy: Executive, agent expect Brooklyn to acquire first round selection

Brooklyn Nets' Thaddeus Young (30) drives to the net as Toronto Raptors' Bismack Biyombo (8) and Kyle Lowry (7) defend during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Many voices around the NBA, ranging from front office executives to agents, expect the Brooklyn Nets to acquire a pick in the first round of this year’s draft, reports Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. While general manager Sean Marks has pledged to “leave no stone unturned” this summer, and has done so based on the massive list […]

Around The Nets: Bogdanovic, mini-camps, and unused holiday uniforms

Markel Brown (left) has been quietly solid on a floundering Nets team. (AP)

Perhaps it’s just a case of confirmation bias, but news about the Brooklyn Nets, no matter how big or small, continues to release in a fast and furious manner. Ultimately, this means we’re well overdue for another version of Around The ‘Nets! The Brooklyn Game is coming at you with a handy cheat-sheet of the franchise’s latest news, […]

Brooklyn Nets 2016 Offseason Primer

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The Nets are in possibly the most difficult spot of any NBA team. New general manager Sean Marks has to establish a winning culture with a 21-win team and no draft picks. Marks wowed Nets management with his vision for building in Brooklyn, and this offseason represents Marks’s first big test. Here’s our primer on […]

Chris McCullough to make first career start vs. Hornets

With the Nets resting Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young, Nets rookie Chris McCullough will make his first career start against the Charlotte Hornets Friday night. McCullough, the team’s 29th overall pick in the 2015 draft, has played in 20 career games after returning from ACL surgery during his freshman year at Syracuse, posting averages of […]