Sustainably Sourced: Adding the Ingredients for an Efficient Nets Offense, Part II

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Sustainably Sourced: Adding the Ingredients for an Efficient Nets Offense, Part II Rebuilding an NBA franchise is a painful process that every NBA team — aside from the San Antonio Spurs — must undergo. Without their own draft picks, the Brooklyn Nets must look everywhere to find players that fit Sean Marks’ envisioned program and the […]

Sustainably Sourced: Adding the Ingredients for an Efficient Nets Offense

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Sustainably Sourced: Adding the Ingredients for an Efficient Nets Offense Constructing an NBA roster requires balance. The general manager needs to understand on-court schemes, but also must account for attitude and effort. Putting big-name talent that fails to gel usually results in disappointment (see Brooklyn Nets, 2013-2014). Assembling a high character team that lacks raw […]

Scorching Wizards visit sunken Nets

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Tonight, the Washington Wizards visit the last-place Brooklyn Nets as the Eastern Conference’s fourth seed that’s running on an 8-2 run over their last ten games. The Nets, in contrast, have dropped ten straight as the team struggles to meet the modest benchmark of even 10 wins this season. Both squads are coming off of […]

The Struggles Continue: Nets’ 4th Quarter Woes, Part II

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The Struggles Continue: Nets’ 4th Quarter Woes, Part II The Brooklyn Nets face new struggles every game. Just a few days ago, I documented two games where the Nets had victory slip away from them. But now, The Struggles Strike Back (Again.) This past week, in particular, Nets fans have gone through an emotional roller […]

75 Cents on a Dollar: The Nets’ 4th Quarter Offensive Issues in Detail

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75 Cents on a Dollar: The Nets’ 4th Quarter Offense Issues in Detail The Brooklyn Nets’ have lost games this season in every way possible. Some losses were soul crushing and other losses could be sensed after the first 5 minutes of the game. Even more Net losses were of the hey-that-wasn’t-that-bad variety. While they’ve […]

Analyzing the Nets’ Offensive Woes

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Analyzing the Nets’ Offensive Woes Previously, I deconstructed Kenny Atkinson’s offensive system and influences in his first season as the Brooklyn Nets’ head coach. When it’s run successfully, it’s a system that gets everyone involved and works for open looks from the perimeter and easy buckets at the rim. The Atlanta Hawks, under Mike Budenholzer, have […]

Take Two: Nets get second chance at Miami revenge

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Opponent: Miami Heat Time: 7:30 Location: American Airlines Arena Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN The summary of tonight’s matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat sounds a bit like one of those mock SAT math questions: a train leaves Brooklyn having lost 5 consecutive games, at the same time a train departs Miami […]

Sources: Nets shopping Lopez, Bogdanovic, no deal imminent

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The Brooklyn Nets are shopping around Brook Lopez and Bojan Bogdanovic ahead of February’s trade deadline, reports Keith Smith of RealGM. To most, this news should come as no surprise given what we know about Lopez, Bogdanovic, and general manager Sean Marks’ stance on two of the franchise’s better players. In other recent reports, specifically […]

Animal Wranglers: Nets must tame a wild KAT in cold Minnesota

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Opponent: Minnesota Timberwolves Time: 9:00 PM EST Location: Target Center Where to Watch: YES Network/Fox Sports Go Listen: 101.9FM//WFAN 660 AM The Brooklyn Nets will look to snap a four-game losing streak as they travel to take on Karl Anthony-Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Despite being shorthanded, the Nets played spirited basketball against the defending […]

How Atkinson built a modern offense for the Brooklyn Nets, both for now and the future

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How Kenny Atkinson built a modern offense for the Brooklyn Nets, both for now and the future The Brooklyn Nets are in flux. By rebuilding, the Nets are not just signing new players and staff — the entire franchise is changing. The players, head coach, and general manager are the most noticeable changes, but the […]

Nets look to one-up their surprise victory with a winning streak in Charlotte

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Opponent: Charlotte Hornets Time: 7:00PM EST Location: Spectrum Center Watch: YES Network/FOX Sports Go Listen: WFAN 101.9/660 AM Well, that was a surprise. The Brooklyn Nets had their best game of the season Friday night in New Orleans against the Pelicans as they dominated throughout en route to a 143-114 win. It was a big win […]

The Importance of Keeping Things in Perspective

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The Importance of Keeping Things in Perspective It’s January 15th, 2017, the Brooklyn Nets are 8-31, and Jeremy Lin has played in just 12 games this season. The Nets are behind the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference but they don’t have the distinction of rolling through the next decade with Ben Simmons and Joel […]