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 […]
The Brooklyn Nets introduced the branding for their D-League team, the Long Island Nets, which will officially begin playing games in the 2016-2017 season. The team will serve as the development league affiliate for the Nets, and they will own and operate the team. The Long Island Nets are the league’s 22nd D-League team. Nets […]
The Long Island Nets, the Nets’ D-League affiliate starting next season, will debut their new uniform and logo Thursday, March 24, in a press conference before the Nets take on the Cleveland Cavaliers. Nets general manager Sean Marks will be on hand, as will CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Brett Yormark and NBA Development […]
Breaking down his offense.
The Nets waived seven-time All-Star Joe Johnson Thursday, after nearly four seasons as the most consistent player in Brooklyn. Johnson leaves the team as their franchise leader (in the Brooklyn era) in points scored, games played, games started, and minutes played, both in the regular season and in the playoffs. Since the team acquired him […]
The Nets (15-40) got back to business on the court on Friday, beating the crosstown rival New York Knicks 109-98 at Barclays Center. Brook Lopez picked up right where he left off scoring a season-high 33 points along with eight rebounds and four blocks. Bojan Bogdanovic, as he did in the January 13th win over […]
“It is what it is.”
Earlier today, Chris Sheridan of SheridanHoops.com reported that the Brooklyn Nets and Detroit Pistons were considering a potential trade with Thaddeus Young and Brandon Jennings at the center of it. Following the loss of Jarrett Jack last month, Sheridan’s source says that the Nets are determined to replace the guard before free agency begins. However, Jennings will […]
If it were up to him, the NBA — and all spectator sports — would do away with replay entirely.
(AP) In a shocking move, General Manager Billy King has stepped down and Lionel Hollins has been fired, according to a statement from Mikhail Prokhorov & Nets. Although there had been rumblings that Hollins was certainly out over the summer, Prokhorov, who will be in New York tomorrow, could not wait any longer. Hollins finishes with a […]
We’ve officially reached the “throwing anything at the wall to see what sticks” part of the season, if that wasn’t clear already. Little-used backup Markel Brown, who has not played in six of the last nine games, will make the start tonight against the Detroit Pistons over struggling shooter Bojan Bogdanovic, the team announced. Bogdanovic […]