Shorthanded loss a part of the process for struggling Nets

Joe Johnson

LOS ANGELES, C.A. -— No player, coach, or GM will ever tell you openly that a team’s priorities lie anywhere other than squarely on winning a game on any given night. Saturday the Brooklyn Nets tiptoed carefully along that line, bolstering the suspicion that they’re playing the long game: less concerned with nightly results and fixated […]

Nets get point-godded by superweapon Clippers

Gerald Wallace, Matt Barnes

When the then-New Jersey Nets traded for Deron Williams, General Manager Billy King repeatedly said that he felt Deron Williams was the league’s best point guard. Though the past two seasons may have changed his mind, last night was a stark reminder: Chris Paul is the league’s best point guard, and everyone else is racing […]

Nets @ Clippers, 10:30 P.M. EST:
TBG Open Thread

Nets @ Clippers, 10:30 P.M. EST: TBG Open Thread

Tonight: The 40-28 playoff-bound Brooklyn Nets are on game three of their eight-game Circus Trip, taking on their hardest opponent thus far on the trip: the 47-22 Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers most recently beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-72, and are led by Chris Paul, who currently ranks third in the league in PER. (Brook […]

Talking CP3, D-Will, & more:
Analysis from the Clippers side

Blake Griffin, Kris Humphries

After two days off to travel on this Circus Trip — and the circus is having its own problems back home — the 40-28 Brooklyn Nets are in Los Angeles, taking on the only team in Los Angeles anyone is scared of, the 47-22 Los Angeles Clippers. To give you an idea of each conference’s […]

Brooklyn Basics: On Clippers-Nets

Brook Lopez, Festus Ezeli, Brooklyn Nets

Chat it up in tonight’s game thread! The Brooklyn Nets (6-4) face the Los Angeles Clippers (8-3) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn tonight. Here’s some nuggets of info to help you navigate. Remember: you can grade the players at any time.

1-on-1 Duel: Bloggin’ On Nets-Clippers

Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers

Tonight, the 8-3 Los Angeles Clippers come to Brooklyn to take on the 6-4 Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. The Nets are coming back from a 1-2 west coast trip. There’s more than enough storylines to go around for this game: Chris Paul vs. Deron Williams in the battle of the NBA’s best point guards […]