It’s back! Unfortunately, it was a weirdly scheduled week for Brooklyn. The soaring Nets played the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors — two of the most talented teams in the Eastern Conference, let alone the NBA. A game against the Atlanta Hawks, one of the bottom-feeders of the league, was sandwiched in between. The Nets […]
On Nets are Scorching’s second edition of Press Pass, Adena Andrews goes behind-the-scenes (in front of the arena!) with A. Sherrod Blakely, Celtics Insider for Comcast SportsNet and CSNNE.com. Press Pass: Celtics v Nets from Adena Andrews on Vimeo.
The streak has broken! After three consecutive wins in ultimately meaningless preseason fashion, the Brooklyn Nets finally fell apart in ultimately meaningless preseason fashion, losing 115-85 to the Boston Celtics in Brooklyn. The Nets fell behind 9-0 in the first 76 seconds and never recovered, trailing by double digits for the last 32 minutes of […]
Hard to place the blame on any one player in tonight’s game — the breakdowns were systemic, and frankly the Celtics made a lot of well-contested shots. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Courtney Lee, and Rajon Rondo all feasted on open and contested looks, inside and out. After the Celtics jumped out to a 9-0 lead, […]
The Brooklyn Nets will play their standard starting 5; the Celtics will start Rajon Rondo, Courtney Lee, Paul Pierce, Jared Sullinger, and Kevin Garnett. MarShon Brooks will see his first preseason minutes, though Coach Avery Johnson says he’ll be limited. Jerry Stackhouse is out with knee issues — Johnson said he’ll likely deal with knee […]