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 […]

Landon Donovan, Julius Erving, and the unretirement

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On Thursday, the internet was captivated by of the news of Landon Donovan coming out of retirement to play, once again, for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Donovan, the best American-born men’s soccer player in history, walked away in 2014 following the Galaxy’s victory over the New England Revolution in the MLS Cup. The United States’ […]

Was this the worst season in Nets history?


In their closing act of the 2015-16 season, what remained of the Brooklyn Nets fell apart in the second half against what remained of the Toronto Raptors, blowing a 21-4 lead and losing 103-96 to a team that rested almost all of its rotation players. It was a fitting ending to a dismal season. The […]

Nets, Knicks split season series, but which franchise has the brighter future?

New York Knicks' Robin Lopez (8) and Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez (11) fight for position during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

While the Brooklyn Nets may have managed a 2-2 series draw against the New York Knicks in 2015-2016 (capped off by their miserable fourth quarter last night), their cross-river rivals have won 10 more games than them this year. The Nets, following the dismissal of Deron Williams over the summer, were expected to take a step […]

The Glue Guys with special guest Chris Shearn


The Glue Guys are joined by the YES Network’s Chris Shearn to talk about deep frying turkeys, his journey to YES and Chris’s one big free agent nugget. (31:00) News around the League: Howard Beck’s LeBron/Carmelo story and LeBron’s social media activity. (48:30) Mail Time: Free agent targets and which Brooklyn Nets PG is coming […]

Nets kick off second half against Knicks


Opponent: New York Knicks Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 PM Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app Despite zero games, the Brooklyn Nets organization has had a busy week. The new practice facility was opened, a new general manager was hired, and trade inquiries went nowhere. Now that the All-Star Break, building unveilings, and trading […]

The Glue Guys: NBA Trade Deadline Special


Trade Deadline Special! Starts with what should be the Nets plan for the deadline, (12:30) the benefits of Dwight Howard, (26:30) News Around the League: Will a BIG trade happen, how Carmelo Anthony would fit on Cleveland, and the trades we want to see happen. And a quick note, Brian and I recorded this episode […]

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


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 […]