Nets court ranked league’s best by SI

The Brooklyn Nets Barclays Center baseline.

Hey, at least something’s nice to look at at Barclays Center. Sports Illustrated took their hand at ranking the visual aesthetics of all 30 NBA basketball courts, and lo and behold, the Brooklyn Nets’ court ended up atop their list, thanks to the originality of the herringbone wood design and old subway station-style lettering on […]

Bojan Bogdanovic on Team World for Rising Stars Challenge

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It’s hard to imagine anyone from the Nets headed to Toronto for the All-Star Game, but at least one player will make the trip up for a secondary challenge. Second-year guard Bojan Bogdanovic will join Team World in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge to be held on Friday night of All-Star Weekend, as the […]

Nets 110, Knicks 104: Words of encouragement, physicality, and Zippers

Brooklyn Nets' Shane Larkin (0) passes away from New York Knicks' Derrick Williams (23), Jerian Grant and Robin Lopez (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in New York. The Nets won 110-104. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

BROOKLYN, NY. — Tony Brown is not used to all the hollering he has to do during an NBA game. Following his second game as a head coach, he apologized repeatedly to the media for his gruff, hoarse voice. “I meant to tell him to suck on another lemon,” Thaddeus Young joked. In many ways, […]

Jarrett Jack Injury Update: Expected to make full recovery following ACL surgery

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Jarrett Jack underwent ACL reconstruction surgery Wednesday morning in Manhattan and is expected to make a full recovery, the team announced. The surgery took place at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, and was performed by Nets’ Medical Director, Dr. Riley J. Williams, with assistance from sports medicine surgeon Dr. David Altchek. Jack tore […]

Mikhail Prokhorov wants Nets to be a championship contender next year: “We have everything the best”

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Speaking with reporters at Barclays Center shortly after firing head coach Lionel Hollins and re-assigning general manager Billy King, Nets principal owner Mikhail Prokhorov said that while he’d learned hard lessons about being an NBA owner, he also expected the team to compete for a championship next season. “I’m sure next season, we’ll be, I […]

Lionel Hollins Fired; Billy King Resigns As Nets GM

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(AP) In a shocking move, General Manager Billy King has stepped down and Lionel Hollins has been fired, according to a statement from Mikhail Prokhorov & Nets. Although there had been rumblings that Hollins was certainly out over the summer, Prokhorov, who will be in New York tomorrow, could not wait any longer. Hollins finishes with a […]

ESPN: Hollins “is almost certainly out” as Nets coach this summer

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The Brooklyn Nets now have the third-worst record (10-25) and third-worst net points per 100 possessions (-6.7) in the NBA. It’s safe to say that at this point, they’re the third-worst team in the NBA, ahead of the 76ers, who are pushing the once-finite limits of tankitude, and Lakers, who are torpedoing their way into […]

Shane Larkin to start vs. Celtics

With Jarrett Jack sidelined for the rest of the season with a torn ACL, Lionel Hollins will turn to Shane Larkin in his stead: Larkin will start Monday night against the Boston Celtics in Jack’s absence, Hollins told reporters Monday night. Larkin also started the first game of the season for the Nets, with Jack […]

Nets kick off 2016 in Boston

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Opponent: Boston Celtics Location: TD Garden (Boston) Time: 7:30 PM Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app Now that the calendar has turned to 2016, the Nets can resolve to improve their most glaring weakness: fourth-quarter efficiency. Currently, the Nets rank last in the NBA in fourth-quarter scoring at 23 points per game, and the […]