Nets 110, Knicks 104: Words of encouragement, physicality, and Zippers

Brooklyn Nets' Shane Larkin (0) passes away from New York Knicks' Derrick Williams (23), Jerian Grant and Robin Lopez (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in New York. The Nets won 110-104. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

BROOKLYN, NY. — Tony Brown is not used to all the hollering he has to do during an NBA game. Following his second game as a head coach, he apologized repeatedly to the media for his gruff, hoarse voice. “I meant to tell him to suck on another lemon,” Thaddeus Young joked. In many ways, […]

The Glue Guys: Bargnani Bombs Away

 

The Glue Guys look at the disappointing loss against the Orlando Magic and what Andrea Bargnani’s role should be going forward. (30:15) News Around the League: Kyrie Irving nears his return, Dwight Howard’s unhappiness in Houston, and Krist-Melo’s relationship. (44:30) Killer Komparison: Ultimate Star Wars Starting Five. Subscribe on iTunes, click here

The Nets are shooting threes like it’s 1987

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NEW YORK, NY. — If good things come in threes, it shouldn’t surprise you that the Nets are 5-14. The cross-borough New York Knicks took down the Brooklyn Nets Friday night 108-91, laying to rest any talk of a regional rivalry after only 12 minutes. The Knicks made seven of nine three-pointers to close the […]

Around the ‘Nets: my hands haven’t grown, either

Around the ‘Nets: my hands haven’t grown, either

Here’s the latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘Nets: The Nets aren’t surprised Deron Williams is thriving in Dallas. “Thriving” may be a bit strong, but he’s seen a slight uptick in his production since leaving Brooklyn. In the above, Lionel Hollins on Andrea Bargnani, out with a hamstring injury: “Why do you […]

Former Nets assistant GM talks Jason Kidd, Nets trades & non-trades, NBA free agency

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Former Nets assistant general manager Bobby Marks discussed his rise from the New Jersey Nets public relations department into an assistant GM role, some of his old Nets stories, and the NBA at large on the Dunc’d On Podcast with Nate Duncan late Thursday. Marks has enjoyed a bit of a rise on social media […]

Nets assistant could be headed to Sacramento Kings

Welch (right) with Jason Kidd in 2014. (AP)

UPDATE: Mike Mazzeo of ESPN reports Welch is gone: Sources: Assistant coach John Welch is officially gone from the #Nets, and presumably taking same position in Sacramento under George Karl. — Mike Mazzeo (@MazzESPN) May 15, 2015 Brooklyn Nets assistant coach John Welch could be headed back west this offseason. Welch, who joined the team’s […]

Nets-Knicks taken off national TV

The NBA has spared the national audience from the last Nets-Knicks battle, removing the borough battle from April 1st’s NBA TV schedule in lieu of a battle between the Indiana Pacers and Boston Celtics, two teams in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race. The game was the final nationally televised game for either […]

What 2016’s Crazy Cap Increase Means For The Nets

With the NBA’s $24 billion TV deal set to begin in 2016, the salary cap will spike. Last week, the players rejected a proposal to “smooth” that increase over several years. The cap is now set to rise from $66 million this summer to between $88 and $92 million in the summer of 2016. What […]

Are the Nets “non-believers” in analytics?

The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference will happen this weekend in Boston, and the Nets — along with every other NBA team, sans the Los Angeles Lakers — will have executives in attendance, as they have in previous years. But does that mean they’re believers in the powers of analytics? Not necessarily. ESPN ranked every […]

All-Star Weekend Set to Bring Excitement Back to Brooklyn Next Week (SPONSORED POST)

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 By TiqIQ It’s been an underwhelming season in Brooklyn, but the Nets can hang their hat on the upcoming All-Star Weekend, which is set to invade the Barclays Center for the Rising Stars Challenge and All-Star Saturday Night. While Brooklyn’s Big-3 of Williams, Johnson and Garnett has failed to win in a relatively weak Eastern […]