Second home game in a 4-game set.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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. […]