The Los Angeles Clippers now have the NBA’s most expensive “Big 3”

DeAndre Jordan is all smiles after returning to the Clippers. (AP)

After re-signing DeAndre Jordan to a max deal following the Great Free Agency Emoji War of 2015, the Los Angeles Clippers now have the most expensive “Big 3” in the NBA, clocking in at a little over $60 million in salary for Jordan, Blake Griffin, and Chris Paul. With Griffin, Jordan, and Paul all commanding […]

Brooklyn Nets Offseason Trade Ideas

Jarrett Jack and Mason Plumlee to the Charlotte Hornets for Lance Stephenson

Why the Hornets do it: To trade Lance Stephenson.

Why the Nets do it: Because gambling is a serious addiction.

9 Brooklyn Nets Offseason Trade Ideas, from the reasonable to reasonably insane.

“Expected titles” in Nets history? Think again


On May 13, 1976, Julius Erving led the New York Nets to a 112-106 Game 6 win over the Denver Nuggets, clinching the second Nets ABA championship in three years. It marked not only a title win for the Nets franchise, but the final game in the ABA’s weird history and the last time Erving […]

Nets assistant could be headed to Sacramento Kings

Welch (right) with Jason Kidd in 2014. (AP)

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 […]

Should the Nets start Jarrett Jack over Deron Williams?

How uninspiring play from Deron Williams (left) could open the door for Brooklyn’s backup point guard.

A year ago, with a sense that the series was slipping away, Jason Kidd made a bold decision and replaced Shaun Livingston with Alan Anderson in the starting lineup. That move changed the complexion of the series against Toronto. Heading into a pivotal Game 3, perhaps it’s time for Lionel Hollins to make a bold […]

Former Nets coach Avery Johnson: “Disappointed I couldn’t see it through to the very end”

Former Nets coach Avery Johnson said he has no regrets about what happened in Brooklyn two years ago, but admits he wishes he had more time with the roster in a podcast recorded with Grantland’s Jalen Rose. The 37-minute podcast, which details various points in Johnson’s career, only spends one question on Johnson’s two-plus years […]

The oddly political Brooklyn Nets

Before their 108-100 overtime loss to the Phoenix Suns Friday night, the Nets made a different kind of statement. In pre-game warmups, most of the team donned one of two shirts produced by the “End It Movement,” dedicated to raising awareness about and eliminating present-day slavery. Deron Williams also wore a Red X on his […]

Anthony Mason, former Knicks, Nets forward, passes away at age of 48

Anthony Mason, a former NBA forward who first played with the New Jersey Nets and reached his prime with the New York Knicks, passed away early Saturday morning, according to various reports. He was 48. Mason had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure earlier in the month. After the Trail Blazers drafted and subsequently waived […]

Nets look to go streaking in New Orleans

Thanks to some exciting leapers & new faces, the Nets’ (23-31) newfound athleticism has oozed into their play. After racking up 114 points against the Los Angeles Lakers last Friday night, the Nets rolled over the Denver Nuggets 110-82 on Monday, marking the first time they’ve reached the 110-point mark in consecutive games since March […]

Markel Brown To Make First Career Start vs. Nuggets

#MarkelFreed? Brooklyn Nets rookie Markel Brown will make the first start of his career Monday night against the Denver Nuggets, replacing the injured Bojan Bogdanovic. Bogdanovic sprained his ankle during practice Sunday afternoon and was listed as doubtful before being ruled out officially by the team Monday morning. .@iMarkelBrown22 on starting tonight: "Gives me a […]