Tony Brown is expected to become the Washington Wizards’ lead assistant coach, reports The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Brown, who took over for the fired Lionel Hollins in February on an interim basis, interviewed for the head coaching role that was eventually given to Kenny Atkinson. In Washington, Brown will join a revamped staff that includes the […]
Shane Larkin has opted out of the final year on his contract with the Brooklyn Nets and will become an unrestricted free agent, reports Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. The speedy point guard averaged 7.3 points and 4.4 assists over 22 minutes per game for the Nets, seeing a huge role boost after Jarrett Jack tore […]
The Brooklyn Nets have added Denver Nuggets’ assistant coach Chris Fleming to the coaching staff, reports The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Fleming, who served under Mike Malone last season, is also the head coach for Germany’s national team and fits the mold of the Nets’ international-minded moves. Along with Sean Marks and Trajan Langdon, the Nets […]
The Brooklyn Nets have received permission to interview Houston Rockets executive Gersson Rosas for their open general manager position by the Houston Rockets, per Calvin Watkins of ESPN.com. Filed to ESPN: Rockets give Brooklyn permission to interview EVP of BBall operations, Gersson Rosas for vacant GM gig. — Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) February 3, 2016 Rosas […]
They can get creative.
Can they take down D-Will?
It’s hard to imagine anyone from the Nets headed to Toronto for the All-Star Game, but at least one player will make the trip up for a secondary challenge. Second-year guard Bojan Bogdanovic will join Team World in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge to be held on Friday night of All-Star Weekend, as the […]
Can they snap the blues after Christmas?
As the Dallas Mavericks built their lead in the first half, lost it in the second, and regained it in overtime, one small, dedicated group of fans in Section 114 chanted a simple question: “Where is Deron?” They were asking, of course, about Deron Williams, the oft-maligned former Nets point guard. Williams was slated to […]
The Nets (8-20) snapped a five-game losing skid by beating the Chicago Bulls (15-11) 105-102 at the United Center on Monday. Brook Lopez (21 points, 12 rebounds, 3 blocks) and Thaddeus Young (16 points, 13 rebounds) led the offense, and 38 bench points — highlighted by Wayne Ellington’s 13 — carried the rest. “We came […]