Brook Lopez receives vote for All-NBA third team

Lopez (center) and Young (right) will each miss their first game of the season tonight. (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets’ Brook Lopez received a vote for the All-NBA third team, an annual recognition for the league’s best performers. Although Lopez’s one vote was certainly not enough to land him on the squad, it meant that the Nets were not completely shutout from the postseason honors. Lopez has been the unequivocal bright spot […]

Around The Nets: Atkinson, Robinson, and the Celtics’ great luck

Brooklyn Nets forward Thomas Robinson (41) shoots a jump shot Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala (31), and forward Mike Scott defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 114-86. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Reporting contributed by Elizabeth Swinton  Following the arrival of Kenny Atkinson, news surrounding the Brooklyn Nets has come fast and furious — so you know what that means: it’s time for another edition of Around The ‘Nets! Today, The Brooklyn Game has a compilation of podcasts, rumors, and noteworthy things that we’re sharing today! Happy […]

Nets introduce Kenny Atkinson at HSS Training Center

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The Brooklyn Nets introduced new head coach Kenny Atkinson to the media and fans — and it was well worth the wait. Atkinson, a former assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks, was given a warm introduction by general manager Sean Marks at HSS Training Center Monday afternoon. Marks cited the importance of Atkinson in the […]

Zagoria: Nets trying to buy a 1st or 2nd rounder

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (left) taking a selfie on draft night. (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets are trying to buy a late 1st round or an early 2nd round draft pick, reports Adam Zagoria of SportsNet New York. Currently without a pick, general manager Sean Marks is doing all he can to reverse the Nets’ poor standing before next month, but the cost of a selection is higher […]

Hamilton: Nets will host a late-May mini-camp for veterans

Sean Marks

The Brooklyn Nets will hold a mini-camp for veterans from May 23rd to the 25th, reports Moke Hamilton of Basketball Insiders. Without a first rounder in June’s draft, the Nets will have to build the back-end of their bench through patchwork and low-risk contracts. Of course, the fates of Shane Larkin, Thomas Robinson, and Wayne […]

Brooklyn Nets 2016 Offseason Primer

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The Nets are in possibly the most difficult spot of any NBA team. New general manager Sean Marks has to establish a winning culture with a 21-win team and no draft picks. Marks wowed Nets management with his vision for building in Brooklyn, and this offseason represents Marks’s first big test. Here’s our primer on […]

Rapid Reactions: The Kenny Atkinson Edition

Kenny Atkinson (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, file)

On Sunday, the Brooklyn Nets shocked the NBA community and ruined brunches around the city when they announced that Kenny Atkinson would be the team’s next head coach. Atkinson, the Atlanta Hawks’ current assistant coach, has long been praised by those around him, including Mike Budenholzer, and was set to be a hot target for franchises this […]

Was this the worst season in Nets history?

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In their closing act of the 2015-16 season, what remained of the Brooklyn Nets fell apart in the second half against what remained of the Toronto Raptors, blowing a 21-4 lead and losing 103-96 to a team that rested almost all of its rotation players. It was a fitting ending to a dismal season. The […]

Chris McCullough to make first career start vs. Hornets

With the Nets resting Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young, Nets rookie Chris McCullough will make his first career start against the Charlotte Hornets Friday night. McCullough, the team’s 29th overall pick in the 2015 draft, has played in 20 career games after returning from ACL surgery during his freshman year at Syracuse, posting averages of […]