On and off the court, Jeremy Lin is the right leader for the Nets

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

On and off the court, Jeremy Lin is the right leader for the Nets The Brooklyn Nets are 4-5. Four wins. Five losses. In their five defeats, the margin has been by five points or less in three of them — including a buzzer-beating loss against the Milwaukee Bucks on the second night of a […]

Searching for Silver Linings in Nets’ Small Sample Sizes

Booker

Searching for Silver Linings in Nets’ Small Sample Sizes The Brooklyn Nets are not a good basketball team right now, even considering most any measure. They’re in the NBA’s bottom-ten for ORtg and DRtg and they’re on-pace to win just 27 games  — even though, to be fair, that’d be an improvement over the 2015-2016 […]

Nets exercise team options on Hollis-Jefferson and McCullough for 2017-2018

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is out indefinitely, needing surgery. (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets have unsurprisingly exercised their team options for both Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Chris McCullough for the 2017-2018 season, the team announced. Both are currently in their second year with the franchise following serious injuries that limited them in their rookie seasons. Under the player development wisdom of new head coach Kenny Atkinson, the Nets […]

Nets look to go streaking on second night of back-to-back against the Bucks

Kidd

Nets look to go streaking on second night of back-to-back against the Bucks Opponent: Milwaukee Bucks Location: BMO Harris Bradley Center Time: 8:00 EST Watch: Yes Network/Fox Sports go Listen: 660 AM WFAN 101.9 FM Spirits are high for the Brooklyn Nets following their first official win under head coach Kenny Atkinson, as well as their […]

Nets host Pacers in home opener, Thaddeus Young returns as a visitor

Thaddeus Young

Nets host Pacers in home opener, Thaddeus Young returns as a visitor Opponent: Indiana Pacers Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 EST Watch: YES Network After a rollercoaster effort in their campaign opener, the Brooklyn Nets return home to the friendly confines of the Barclays Center in hopes of finding their first win. Two nights ago, the Nets […]

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 […]

TBG Player Preview 2016-2017: Luis Scola

(AP Photo/Luis Scola)

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 […]

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol 6

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

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, […]

Nets waive four players, roster now stands at 16

Chase Budinger

Nets waive four players, roster now stands at 16 On Tuesday, the Brooklyn Nets announced that they requested waivers on Beau Beech, Chase Budinger, Jorge Gutierrez, and Egidijus Mockevicius, thus trimming their roster to just 16. This, of course, was by and large expected of the Nets and new head coach Kenny Atkinson, as the foursome […]

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 4

Jeremy Lin

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 2 The Brooklyn Nets, despite the record, have given supporters plenty of positives thus far this preseason, but tonight against the Boston Celtics might’ve been their best combined effort yet. It’s so difficult to create anything concrete conclusions from the preseason, but the Celtics are the most […]

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol. 3

Brooklyn Nets guard Bojan Bogdanovic, right, prepares to shoot over Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow (20) during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol. 3 We witnessed a preseason game alright. Brook Lopez rested, Kenny Atkinson went with hockey change lineups, and we saw the experimental offense, sloppy passes, and missed overages and assignment that are the hallmark of early October basketball in a 121-100 Brooklyn Nets loss to the Miami Heat. […]

Did the Nets actually improve their bench this offseason?

Greivis Vasquez

Did the Nets actually improve their bench this offseason? Last year was a painful one to endure for fans of the Brooklyn Nets and their 21-win season came without the gift of a high lottery pick. Although they didn’t technically have the worst record in the league, one could make the case that the roster […]