2 Weeks In: It’s That Bad Here — 10 Things Worth Noting


Periodically, we’ll check in on the status of how bad things are here, in honor of Joe Johnson’s priceless preseason quote. Statistical support throughout provided by NBA.com. This has been ugly. You won’t hear anything else, anywhere. The Nets haven’t won a game since April, they’ve collapsed down the stretch in their few winnable moments, […]

Billy King: trades may be on the horizon


The Brooklyn Nets have gotten off to their worst start since moving to Brooklyn, having lost each of their first seven games. An injury to Brook Lopez exacerbated fears that the team would struggle to cobble together any decent performances with a tough road schedule ahead. Worse, the team does not control its first-round pick […]

NBA Predictions: MVP, DPOY, Finals Picks, & More


TBG goes around the horn to predict the NBA season.

The Right Way of Building the Nets

Billy King (AP)

They say you can’t rebuild here, as New Yorkers demand instant results and a winner. They don’t have the patience to endure a potentially long and painful process. It’s not that they want it now, but yesterday. This misconception has been plaguing New York sports teams for what seems like an eternity. It’s a big […]

So what have we learned?


If you hadn’t noticed the dramatic shift in approach from the last few offseasons to this one, Mikhail Prokhorov put a bow on it during his video message to Nets fans last week. 
For those who missed it, the Nets’ Russian billionaire owner, the same guy who said that the team would win a title […]

Thaddeus Young, Brook Lopez to start for Nets vs. Jazz

Brook Lopez

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez and forward Thaddeus Young will replace Mason Plumlee and Alan Anderson in the Nets starting lineup Sunday against the Utah Jazz. The move switches Joe Johnson from the “power forward” spot to the “small forward” spot against the Jazz, who start the 6’10” Derrick Favors and 7’2″ Rudy Gobert. Lopez […]

The Stifle Tower invades Brooklyn

The Nets (25-35) are dragging. After a blowout loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, the team put forth a feeble effort Friday night against the Phoenix Suns; despite numerous turnovers and poor shooting throughout, the Nets were still in prime position to win the game, up 91-76 with 5:45 remaining in the game. But […]

Brook Lopez’s Dominant Offensive Rebounding

1) Brook Lopez on the offensive glass. Since the All-Star Break, Brook Lopez has arguably been the best offensive rebounder in the NBA. Read that again. I know! Brook Lopez, whose biggest on-court criticism in NBA circles is his rebound aversion, has been one of the NBA’s best offensive rebounders over his past five games. […]

Deron Williams Trade: Would You Do It Over?

We’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again?

Today comes the last — and first — one: we cover the decision to trade for Deron Williams.

Nets attempt to salvage road trip against the Utah Jazz

The Brooklyn Nets (18-25) ran into a buzz saw at the Staples Center Thursday night, in the form of the Los Angeles Clippers: On a national TV broadcast, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan and the rest of “Lob City” embarrassed the Nets propelled by 70 first-half points en route to a 123-84 demolition. […]