Around the ‘Nets: Thaddeus Young finds stability after heartwrenching loss


Here’s the latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘nets: A former teammate of Brook & Robin Lopez at Stanford shares some hilarious stories about the duo. Everyone got a superhero nickname, and the two once skipped out on practice to go to Disneyland. Wonderful story about Thaddeus Young, finding stability in Brooklyn after […]

Jarrett Jack doesn’t know what number he’ll wear

Strugglin trying to figure out what jersey number to wear #0-100 — JARRETT JACK (@Jarrettjack03) July 25, 2014 Jack has worn #1 throughout most of his career, wearing #2 for one season with the New Orleans Hornets (now Pelicans) and one season with the Golden State Warriors. #1’s been taken by Mason Plumlee, and #2 belongs […]

Winner Take All: A History of Nets Elimination Games

Jason Kidd

Ed. Note: this originally ran on May 4, 2013, and has been updated. This won’t come as a surprise, and if it does you don’t even have a rudimentary understanding of the NBA, but the Nets don’t have as illustrious a history as the Los Angeles Lakers. Shocker. The Lakers are an NBA team from the league’s […]

BONUS: Vote For The All-Time Nets All-Star Coach

We’ve spent this All-Star Break looking back at the best Nets in their best years, from Rick Barry to Deron Williams. But we need an All-Star coach to lead these guys. Here’s the five choices: Larry Brown: Few people in any discipline are as simultaneously well-traveled and well-respected as Larry Brown, a hired gun who’s […]

All-Time Nets All-Star Team, Shooting Guard: We are all Kerry Kittles

All-Time Nets All-Star Team, Shooting Guard: We are all Kerry Kittles

1997-1998 Stats: 77 GP, 36.5 MPG, 17.2 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 2.3 APG, 1.7 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 44.0 FG%, 41.8 3P%, 80.8 FT% 1997-1998 Advanced: 52.5 TS%, 48.8 eFG%, 17.5 PER, 115 ORtg, 107 DRtg, 8.4 WS All-Star Team? No Team: 43-39, lost in first round to Chicago Bulls (3-0)

All-Time Nets All-Star Team, Shooting Guard: Nobody can beat Drazen Petrovic

Drazen Petrovic

1992-1993 Stats: 70 GP, 38.0 MPG, 22.3 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 3.5 APG, 1.3 SPG, 0.2 BPG, 51.8 FG%, 44.9 3P%, 87.0 FT% 1992-1993 Advanced: 60.5 TS%, 55.1 eFG%, 17.8 PER, 116 ORtg, 109 DRtg, 8.4 WS All-Star Team? No Team: 43-39, lost in first round to Cleveland Cavaliers (3-2)

All-Time Nets All-Star Team, Shooting Guard: The forgotten Super John Williamson

New Jersey Nets v San Antonio Spurs

1978-1979 Stats: 74 GP, 33.1 MPG, 22.2 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 3.4 APG, 1.2 SPG, 0.2 BPG, 46.5 FG%, 85.4 FT% 1978-1979 Advanced: 52.7 TS%, 46.5 eFG%, 16.4 PER, 103 ORtg, 105 DRtg, 5.1 WS All-Star Team? No Team: 37-45, lost in first round to Philadelphia 76ers (2-0) John Williamson deserves better than his afterthought status. […]

Joe Johnson will compete in 2014 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest

Brooklyn Nets All-Star guard Joe Johnson will participate in the league’s 2014 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, the league announced today. Johnson has averaged 5.0 three-point attempts per game in 2013-14, hitting at a 38.9 percent clip. Mirza Teletovic and fans had recently rallied around his inclusion, but with Johnson already in New Orleans as an […]

The Morning After: Nets survive new test

The Morning After: Nets survive new test

Hello, Mark Cuban and everyone who’s not Mark Cuban. Thank you for your continued support of The Brooklyn Game. Help support the TBG movement and pick up something tantalizing at The Brooklyn Game Store. Your support keeps us going. Thank you! Here’s a roundup of last night’s Nets festivities: