Tonight’s Nets-Wizards game a lesson in parallel universes

John Wall, Deron Williams

Most would agree that the beginning of the “new Nets” era — not necessarily the Brooklyn Nets, but the origin of this team’s formation — came on February 23rd, 2011, when the team acquired Deron Williams from the Utah Jazz for Devin Harris, Derrick Favors, and two future first-round draft picks. True, the acquisition of […]

Tonight’s Nets-Jazz X-Factors, Plus How To Watch & Listen

Deron Williams

The Brooklyn Nets take on the Utah Jazz tonight, at 7:30 P.M. at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, in a matchup of two teams with wildly contrasting managerial styles. Four of Utah’s top five minute-getters in the early season are under 23 years old; not one Nets rotation player is under the age of 25. (23-year-old […]

I, absolutely and unequivocally, choose this universe

If you’re a Nets fan, are you happier with current Deron-Joe-John squad, or with Derrick Favors and cap space? — Ethan Strauss (@SherwoodStrauss) October 10, 2012 This isn’t the first time I’ve seen this question and it isn’t the first time I’ve thought about it. Ever since the Nets traded for Williams, I’ve hyperbolically thought […]