Nets host Pacers in home opener, Thaddeus Young returns as a visitor

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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

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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

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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 […]

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 […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, guard/forward 2015-2016: 21.2 MPG, 5.8 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1.3 SPG, 0.6 BPG, .457 FG%, .286 3P%, .712 FT%, 29 G Who is Rondae Hollis-Jefferson? I wrote and re-wrote this section a few times, as I found myself on opposite ends of the hype spectrum. The first take was far too subdued and […]

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol 6

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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: Anthony Bennett

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Anthony Bennett, forward 2015-2016: 4.4 MPG, 1.5 PPG, 1.2 RPG, 0.0 APG, .3 SPG, 0.0 BPG, 29.6 FG%, 21.4 3PT%, 90.0 FT%, 19 GP Who is Anthony Bennett? To the casual fan, Anthony Bennett is probably the fourth-most known member of the Brooklyn Nets, and not for the right reasons. Currently in the conversation, if not […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Greivis Vasquez

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Greivis Vasquez, point guard 2015-2016: 20.0 MPG, 5.7 PPG, 4.0 APG, 2.0 RPG, .326 FG%, .247 3P%, .846 FT%, .435 TS%, .391 eFG%, 23 G Who is Greivis Vasquez? Greivis Vasquez is a fine example of an NBA journeyman, as the 29 year-old Venezuelan will be suiting up for his sixth team in his seventh season […]