Looking Forward: Nets take on the Boston Celtics

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Opponent: Boston Celtics Time: 7:30 PM Location: Barclays Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN Sean Marks and company have moved beyond harping about lost draft picks. Instead, they’re focusing on building a team that looks a little bit like the Boston Celtics squad coming into the Barclays Center tonight. Sure, the Nets’ general manager purports […]

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 […]

Did the Nets actually improve their bench this offseason?

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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 […]

Bleacher Report ranks Kenny Atkinson 27th best head coach in NBA

Kenny Atkinson (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, file)

Bleacher Report ranks Kenny Atkinson 27th best head coach in NBA With training camp right around the corner, basketball coverage has officially ramped up and, unfortunately, much of the Brooklyn Nets’ roster is in flux currently, asking more questions than it has answers. Will Rondae Hollis-Jefferson make the sophomore year leap? Is Brook Lopez ready […]

NBA Predictions: MVP, DPOY, Finals Picks, & More

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TBG goes around the horn to predict the NBA season.

Nets will face depleted Celtics in Wednesday’s preseason game

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It’s just preseason, so wins and losses don’t matter as much as trends and notes. But at least three Boston Celtics guards won’t make the trip to Brooklyn for Wednesday’s preseason game against the Nets: Avery Bradley, rookie Terry Rozier, and Marcus Smart are all expected to sit out, per A. Sherrod Blakely of Comcast […]

Lionel Hollins, Billy King head to Africa for first NBA game on continent

Lionel Hollins will coach Team World vs. Team Africa. (AP)

With the Nets offseason all but wrapped up, two core members of the organization will head to Africa this week for the first-ever NBA-sanctioned game on the continent. Nets coach Lionel Hollins will coach “Team World,” with Celtics coach Brad Stevens as his assistant, while Nets general manager Billy King will be a co-general manager […]

Nets Don’t “Stack” Up To Celtics In Blowout Loss

The Celtics racked up 58 points in the paint en route to a dominating win in Brooklyn. (AP)

After the game, everybody talked about “the play.” “They ran that pick-and-roll play down the stretch that gave us a lot of problems,” Deron Williams said. “It’s a good play,” Lionel Hollins said. “They hurt us with it when we played in Boston and they had (Rajon) Rondo. They ran the same play down the […]

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Projected record: 28-54, 12th in East Head coach: Brad Stevens Projected record: 28-54 (12th) 2013-14 record: 25-57 2013-14 ORtg: 99.7 (T-27th) 2013-14 DRtg: 105.2 (20th) Players in: Marcus Smart, Marcus Thornton, James Young, Tyler Zeller Players out: Jerryd Bayless, Kris Humphries Projected Starting Lineup: Rajon Rondo, Marcus Smart, Jeff Green, Brandon Bass, Jared Sullinger Watch […]

The Morning After: Boston Smacks Brooklyn

Brandon Bass, Paul Pierce, Shaun Livingston

Hello Jon. Thank you for your daily support of The Brooklyn Game. Show your appreciation by picking up an extra-small sweater at The Brooklyn Game Store. It’ll look good for comedy. Thanks! Here’s a roundup of last night’s Nets festivities.