Stat Corner: Offensive & Defensive Rating


Say you recently won a charity auction that afforded mindless malcontents like you the opportunity to play in one NBA game. You’re excited, you’re all warmed up, you’ve just high-fived your favorite NBA players, the ball gets tipped, and the game begins! And then they ruthlessly tear you to shreds. With a useless slop pile […]

Nets stumble into Miami with no answers

The Nets (25-37) have no time to grieve after dropping their fourth straight home loss, a 111-91 pummeling at the hands of the New Orleans Pelicans. In typical fashion, the Nets got off to a fast start, going up 25-11 midway through the first quarter. But alas,t he Pelicans shot 51.7 percent from the field […]

Fantasy Basketball: Week 18 Steals

Fantasy Basketball is all about outsmarting your opponents, and much of that is done through grabbing the unfound star in free agency. Here’s our best way to do that in Week 18. Note: All OWN%’s come from ESPN Fantasy Leagues. Point Guard: PHI- Isaiah Canaan (14.7%) The Sixers aren’t looking to win anything anytime soon, […]

Nets Acquire Thaddeus Young For Kevin Garnett: Grade the Trade

Grade the Trade: Nets acquire Thaddeus Young. Ryan Carbain: B+. Young represents precisely the type of player the Nets need: athletic, defensive-minded, with the range and passing to play alongside Plumlee and Lopez. But, make no mistake, the Nets will miss Kevin Garnett. He was unquestionably the team’s best defender, rebounder, and critical to holding […]

Here’s Mason Plumlee’s Dunks From The NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Hey, so here’s both of Mason Plumlee’s dunks Saturday night in the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. The first was assisted on by fellow Duke alumnus Kyrie Irving, who threw the ball off the side of the backboard to Plumlee, who pulled it under and around the rim for a reverse slam. It came with a […]

Nets look to bounce back against surging Mavericks

The Nets (16-17) missed an opportunity to jump over the .500 mark last night with a lack-luster 88-84 loss to the Miami Heat. The offense struggled shooting 39.5 percent from the field and the defense had no solutions for the versatile offensive arsenals of Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade who combined for 51 of the […]

Nets seek payback in Miami


It was only nine months ago that the Nets were celebrating their fourth win of the regular season against the defending champion Miami Heat, after rookie Mason Plumlee swatted reigning MVP LeBron James as the clock ran out, sealing an 88-87 victory and season sweep. Since then, the Heat (14-20) has defeated the Nets (16-16) […]

Nets make first trip to Toronto since… “The Block”


The Nets (10-13) take on the Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors (19-6) tonight, their first meeting since that thrilling Game 7 in the first round of last year’s playoffs which ended with Paul Pierce blocking Kyle Lowry’s game-winning shot attempt. Since then, both teams have moved in opposite directions. The Nets are coming off a disappointing […]

The Morning After: Heat Take Over Barclays

Chris Andersen, Chris Bosh, and the Miami Heat stifled Brook Lopez & the Nets Monday night. (AP)

Good morning! The Nets are 4-6. Here’s how: