New-look Nets open the season against Al Horford and the Celtics

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New-look Nets open up the season against Al Horford and the Celtics Opponent: Boston Celtics Location: TD Garden (Boston) Time: 7:30 EST Watch: YES Network Injuries: Randy Foye (hamstring) and Caris LeVert (foot) are out. After a major offseason overhaul that saw more roster turnover than any other team in the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets […]

2016-2017 Brooklyn Nets Season Preview: Up From Below

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The Brooklyn Nets 2016-2017 Preview: Up From Below “Cause I’ve already suffered, I want you to know God I’m riding on hell’s hot flames, coming up from below.” — Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes Last year, the Brooklyn Nets, by any liberal definition of the word, were an absolute trainwreck. Surely, expectations had plummeted after […]

TBG Player Preview 2016-2017: Brook Lopez

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Brook Lopez, center 2015-2016: 33.7 MPG, 20.6 PPG, .511 FG%, 7.8 RPG, 2.0 APG, 0.8 SPG, 1.7 BPG, 2.4 TOV, 73 G Who is Brook Lopez? If you’re a reader of The Brooklyn Game, this player is one that doesn’t need introducing. Or, in an even broader stroke, if you’re a fan of the NBA in general, you’re […]

TBG Player Preview 2016-2017: Luis Scola

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Luis Scola, power forward 2015-2016: 21.5 MPG, 8.5 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 0.9 APG, .450 FG%, .404 3P%, .726 FT%, .523 TS%, .503 eFG%, 76 G Who is Luis Scola? Luis Scola is a 36 year-old power forward, an Olympic gold medalist, and the (former) proud owner of a minivan. He has earned the crafty veteran label due to his plethora of […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Trevor Booker

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Trevor Booker, power forward 2015-2016: 20.7 MPG, 5.9 PPG, .490 FG%, 5.7 RPG, 1.1 APG, 0.7 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 1.0 TOV, 79 G Who is Trevor Booker? Trevor Booker is a 6’8 power forward that functions as a more souped-up version of Reggie Evans and he immediately joins the Brooklyn Nets as one of the […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Chris McCullough

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Chris McCullough, power forward 2015-2016: 15.1 MPG, 4.7 PPG, .404 FG%, 2.8 RPG, 0.4 APG, 1.2 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 0.6 TOV, 24 G Who is Chris McCullough? At this stage of his career, it seems as if most people may have heard about Chris McCullough a lot more than they’ve actually seen him. To quickly cover […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Sean Kilpatrick

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Sean Kilpatrick, guard/forward 2015-2016: 23.2 MPG, 13.8 PPG, 1.1 APG, 2.2 RPG, .462 FG%, .36 3P%, .898 FT%, .578 TS%, .532 eFG%, 23 G Who is Sean Kilpatrick? Despite playing only 35 NBA games over the past two seasons, Sean Kilpatrick could be a key piece to the Brooklyn Nets this season. Kilpatrick, an undrafted […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, guard/forward 2015-2016: 21.2 MPG, 5.8 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1.3 SPG, 0.6 BPG, .457 FG%, .286 3P%, .712 FT%, 29 G Who is Rondae Hollis-Jefferson? I wrote and re-wrote this section a few times, as I found myself on opposite ends of the hype spectrum. The first take was far too subdued and […]

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol 6

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Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol 6 Ah, can you hear that? No? Well, it’s the wonderful sound of the NBA Preseason coming to a close at long last. For the Brooklyn Nets, we’ve seen pretty of the good, bad, and ugly things this team can offer and, since the last time we journaled, […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Anthony Bennett

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Anthony Bennett, forward 2015-2016: 4.4 MPG, 1.5 PPG, 1.2 RPG, 0.0 APG, .3 SPG, 0.0 BPG, 29.6 FG%, 21.4 3PT%, 90.0 FT%, 19 GP Who is Anthony Bennett? To the casual fan, Anthony Bennett is probably the fourth-most known member of the Brooklyn Nets, and not for the right reasons. Currently in the conversation, if not […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Greivis Vasquez

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Greivis Vasquez, point guard 2015-2016: 20.0 MPG, 5.7 PPG, 4.0 APG, 2.0 RPG, .326 FG%, .247 3P%, .846 FT%, .435 TS%, .391 eFG%, 23 G Who is Greivis Vasquez? Greivis Vasquez is a fine example of an NBA journeyman, as the 29 year-old Venezuelan will be suiting up for his sixth team in his seventh season […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Bojan Bogdanovic

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Bojan Bogdanovic, guard/forward 2015-2016: 26.8 MPG, 11.2 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 1.3 APG, 0.4 SPG, 0.1 BPG, .433 FG%, .382 3P%, .833 FT%, 79 G Who Is Bojan Bogdanovic?  Like every new Drake record, the promise of Bojan Bogdanovic has, so far, outweighed the results. The Brooklyn Nets’ resident Croatian is a sweet-shooting wing that might […]