TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Chris McCullough

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Chris McCullough, power forward 2015-2016: 15.1 MPG, 4.7 PPG, .404 FG%, 2.8 RPG, 0.4 APG, 1.2 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 0.6 TOV, 24 G Who is Chris McCullough? At this stage of his career, it seems as if most people may have heard about Chris McCullough a lot more than they’ve actually seen him. To quickly cover […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Sean Kilpatrick

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Sean Kilpatrick, guard/forward 2015-2016: 23.2 MPG, 13.8 PPG, 1.1 APG, 2.2 RPG, .462 FG%, .36 3P%, .898 FT%, .578 TS%, .532 eFG%, 23 G Who is Sean Kilpatrick? Despite playing only 35 NBA games over the past two seasons, Sean Kilpatrick could be a key piece to the Brooklyn Nets this season. Kilpatrick, an undrafted […]

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, […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Bojan Bogdanovic

Bojan Bogdanovic

Bojan Bogdanovic, guard/forward 2015-2016: 26.8 MPG, 11.2 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 1.3 APG, 0.4 SPG, 0.1 BPG, .433 FG%, .382 3P%, .833 FT%, 79 G Who Is Bojan Bogdanovic?  Like every new Drake record, the promise of Bojan Bogdanovic has, so far, outweighed the results. The Brooklyn Nets’ resident Croatian is a sweet-shooting wing that might […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Randy Foye

Randy Foye

Randy Foye, guard 2015-2016: 20.3 MPG, 5.9 PPG, 2.0 APG, 1.9 RPG, 0.5 SPG, .04 BPG, .351 FG%, .300 3PT%, .824 FT%, 81 G Who is Randy Foye? Randy Foye is 6’4 combo guard that came to the Brooklyn Nets as a free agent after the team’s massive offer sheets to restricted free agents Tyler Johnson […]

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 […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Caris LeVert

Caris LeVert

Who is Caris LeVert? The Brooklyn Nets’ 2016 first round pick is also their foremost man of mystery; thanks to a litany of injuries, LeVert is a riddle wrapped in an enigma swaddled in a walking boot. In June, the Nets swapped power forward Thaddeus Young for the pick that they’d reach at LeVert on, who, […]

Mazzeo: Atkinson was key component in Nets landing Lin

Atkinson

Jeremy Lin says that the hiring of head coach Kenny Atkinson was instrumental behind his decision to sign with the Brooklyn Nets, reports Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.  Lin, the Nets’ prize addition of the summer, notes that he had entertained the idea of playing alongside NBA-behemoth Anthony Davis, but they ultimately weren’t offering as much money as the […]

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol. 3

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. […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin, point guard 2015-2016: 26.3 MPG, 11.3 PPG, 3.0 APG, 2.8 RPG, 0.7 SPG, 0.5 BPG, .412 FG%, .336 3PT%, .815 FT%, 78 G Who is Jeremy Lin? Essentially, Jeremy Lin is the NBA’s version of the Rorschach test. To some, the 6’3 point guard is still the player who captivated the imagination of […]

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 2

Brook Lopez

On Thursday, the new look Brooklyn Nets kicked off their preseason tour by defeating the Detroit Pistons 101-94 behind fresh-faced Jeremy Lin’s 21 points. While it’s always so tough to discern any valuable information from the preseason, there’s been fleeting glimpses of the Nets’ new-look offense and a defense that doesn’t bleed points at such […]

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 1

(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 1 It’s hard to believe that Brooklyn Nets basketball is back already. Strangely enough, it feels like it was just last month that the Nets signed Jeremy Lin and traded Thaddeus Young. Before the games start counting, however, there’s the small issue of preseason ahead of us. […]