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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The closer we get to the trade deadline, the quieter those murmurs get.
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 […]
We’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again?
Today comes the last — and first — one: we cover the decision to trade for Deron Williams.
It didn’t end the game right then and there, so Jarrett Jack didn’t break out the dance.
Tonight, in their last home game before the All-Star break, the Nets (20-28) welcome in their crosstown rivals, the New York Knicks (10-39), winners of five of their last eight. The Nets begin the day a half-game behind the Miami Heat (21-28), participants in the second game of tonight’s nationally televised doubleheader, for the all-important […]
The All-Star Weekend festivities — not the game, but all the other stuff — will be at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Mason Plumlee, reportedly, will join in on the Dunk Contest. He’ll also likely in the “Rising Stars” Rookie-Sophomore game that pits US-born rookies & sophomores against those from around the world. But the game itself? […]