Searching for Silver Linings in Nets’ Small Sample Sizes

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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 […]

Roundtable: The Absence of Jeremy Lin

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Roundtable: The Absence of Jeremy Lin All summer, the Brooklyn Nets were examined and analyzed through a Jeremy Lin-esque lens — and rightfully so, as the point guard was the franchise’s big splash signing. To this point, even at 2-4, the Nets are one of the NBA’s surprise team and their pace and penchant for […]

Stein: Nets open to trading Brook Lopez?

Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez (11) reacts after turning the ball over during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in New York. The Hornets won the game 115-91. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Stein: Nets open to trading Brook Lopez? The Brooklyn Nets are apparently listening to calls per the availability of center Brook Lopez, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. In a Friday afternoon article, Stein drops some (un)surprising news about the Nets and their never-ending flirtation of trading Lopez. Stein says: But what’s happening behind the scenes is newsy, […]

The Lin-less Nets try to plug the hole at point guard against the Hornets

Kemba Walker

The Lin-less Nets try to plug the hole at point guard against the Hornets Opponent: Charlotte Hornets Time: 7:30 PM Location: Barclays Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN The Brooklyn Nets picked up their second win of the season Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons, 109-101, behind the dominant play of Brook Lopez and the continued […]

Nets look to get back on track against Andre Drummond and the Pistons

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Nets look to get back on track against Andre Drummond and the Pistons Opponent: Detroit Pistons Time: 7:30PM Location: Barclays Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN If the Brooklyn Nets want an early measuring stick/divining rod for what the rest of this season is going to look like, Wednesday night’s tilt against the Detroit Pistons […]

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

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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 […]

2016-2017 Brooklyn Nets Season Preview: Up From Below

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The Brooklyn Nets 2016-2017 Preview: Up From Below “Cause I’ve already suffered, I want you to know God I’m riding on hell’s hot flames, coming up from below.” — Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes Last year, the Brooklyn Nets, by any liberal definition of the word, were an absolute trainwreck. Surely, expectations had plummeted after […]

TBG Player Preview 2016-2017: Brook Lopez

Brook Lopez (AP)

Brook Lopez, center 2015-2016: 33.7 MPG, 20.6 PPG, .511 FG%, 7.8 RPG, 2.0 APG, 0.8 SPG, 1.7 BPG, 2.4 TOV, 73 G Who is Brook Lopez? If you’re a reader of The Brooklyn Game, this player is one that doesn’t need introducing. Or, in an even broader stroke, if you’re a fan of the NBA in general, you’re […]

TBG Player Preview 2016-2017: Luis Scola

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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 […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Trevor Booker

Trevor Booker

Trevor Booker, power forward 2015-2016: 20.7 MPG, 5.9 PPG, .490 FG%, 5.7 RPG, 1.1 APG, 0.7 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 1.0 TOV, 79 G Who is Trevor Booker? Trevor Booker is a 6’8 power forward that functions as a more souped-up version of Reggie Evans and he immediately joins the Brooklyn Nets as one of the […]