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 […]

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 […]

The Morning After: Nets Bottle Thunder

Mirza Teletovic

The Morning After: Here’s a roundup of Monday night’s 116-85 Nets victory over the Thunder.

Winner Take All: A History of Nets Elimination Games

Jason Kidd

Ed. Note: this originally ran on May 4, 2013, and has been updated. This won’t come as a surprise, and if it does you don’t even have a rudimentary understanding of the NBA, but the Nets don’t have as illustrious a history as the Los Angeles Lakers. Shocker. The Lakers are an NBA team from the league’s […]

All-Time Nets All-Star Team, The Centers: Mike Gminski did things Brook Lopez couldn’t

All-Time Nets All-Star Team, The Centers: Mike Gminski did things Brook Lopez couldn’t

1985-1986 Stats: 81 GP, 31.2 MPG, 16.5 PPG, 8.2 RPG, 1.6 APG, 0.7 SPG, 0.9 BPG, 51.7 FG%, 89.3 FT% 1985-1986 Advanced: 59.4 TS%, 51.7 eFG%, 19.0 PER, 120 ORtg, 106 DRtg, 9.2 WS All-Star Team? No Team: 39-43, lost in first round to Milwaukee Bucks (3-0)

All-Time Nets All-Stars, Power Forwards: Buck Williams the unglamorous

All-Time Nets All-Stars, Power Forwards: Buck Williams the unglamorous

1982-1983 Stats: 82 GP, 36.1 MPG, 17.0 PPG, 12.5 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1.1 SPG, 1.3 BPG, 58.8 FG%, 62.0 FT% 1982-1983 Advanced: 61.1 TS%, 58.8 eFG%, 18.6 PER, 112 ORtg, 97 DRtg, 11.4 WS All-Star Team? Yes Team: 49-33, lost in first round to New York Knicks (2-0) BY JAKE HENSON

All-Time Nets All-Stars, Power Forwards: Kenyon Martin made rims cry

All-Time Nets All-Stars, Power Forwards: Kenyon Martin made rims cry

2003-2004 Stats: 65 GP, 34.6 MPG, 16.7 PPG, 9.5 RPG, 2.5 APG, 1.5 SPG, 1.3 BPG, 48.8 FG%, 28.0 3P%, 68.4 FT% 2003-2004 Advanced: 52.8 TS%, 49.2 eFG%, 18.7 PER, 99 ORtg, 93 DRtg, 6.7 WS All-Star Team? Yes Team: 47-35, lost in second round to Detroit Pistons (4-3)

The irony of Jason Kidd in Brooklyn’s rafters

Jason Kidd Jersey Retirement

Chances are you didn’t miss it, but if you did: the Brooklyn Nets retired Jason Kidd’s #5 New Jersey Nets jersey in a preseason ceremony Thursday night, replete with extravagance. There was a light show. There were fireworks. There were former Nets (Buck Williams, Kerry Kittles) and current suits (Bruce Ratner, Brett Yormark, Dmitry Razumov). […]

Jason Kidd jersey retirement tonight

The Brooklyn Nets organization will officially retire former Nets guard and current Nets head coach & part owner Jason Kidd’s New Jersey Nets jersey, in a ceremony prior to tonight’s 8 P.M. preseason game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Kidd’s #5 joins Nets retired jerseys Wendell Ladner (#4), Bill Melchionni (#25), Julius Erving (#32), John […]