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 […]

#NetsRank Roundtable: J-Kidd over Dr. J?

Julius Erving

#2? To celebrate a bit of Nets history, we at The Brooklyn Game decided to take a look at who we thought were the 30 best Nets of all time. Two current players made the list (you can guess who), but other than that we reached back through ABA and NBA history to remember Nets […]