Woj: Tony Brown to become lead assistant for the Washington Wizards

Brooklyn Nets interim head coach Tony Brown gestures in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in New York. In Brown's first game as interim head coach, the Spurs defeated the Nets 106-79. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Tony Brown is expected to become the Washington Wizards’ lead assistant coach, reports The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Brown, who took over for the fired Lionel Hollins in February on an interim basis, interviewed for the head coaching role that was eventually given to Kenny Atkinson. In Washington, Brown will join a revamped staff that includes the […]

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 host Wizards with eye on playoffs

The finish line to this roller-coaster season is just four games away for the Brooklyn Nets (36-42), and a playoff berth is within their grasp. On Wednesday, the Atlanta Hawks threw a wrench into those postseason plans by beating the Nets for the second time in five days, winning 114-111 at Barclays Center. Despite three […]

Can Nets win fourth straight vs. Wizards?

After a less-than-stellar third quarter last night, The Nets (21-28), behind some clutch shooting down the stretch, prevailed over the New York Knicks 92-88 for their third straight win. Despite leading by as much as 17, the Nets prevailed in the hard-fought fourth quarter thanks to Jarrett Jack’s dagger three-pointer with 13.8 seconds remaining. Brook […]

Why Joe Johnson Needs To Return To Shooting Guard

Why Joe Johnson Needs To Return To Shooting Guard

Joe Cool. The Armadillo Cowboy. Joe Jesus. Joe Johnson has been the most consistent Nets player throughout his time in Brooklyn, in play if not in moniker. Every other starting spot is racked with questions, but Johnson is entrenched. But there’s one question that could help fill the rest of the starting lineup: Should Joe […]