Hornets blow out Nets to gain edge in playoff race

Just outrageously open (AP)

What happened: After upsetting Golden State for the best win of the year, the Nets hosted the Charlotte Hornets in a game that had some playoff implications. The Nets and the Hornets were tied for the eighth seed, so you’d think Brooklyn, hoping to build off last night’s win, would come out with some fire. […]

Nets face first true test vs. Suns

There can only be one true Plumlee. (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets embark on day one of a three-game road trip against three possible playoff teams, taking on the Phoenix Suns in Phoenix at 9 P.M. EST. After six games against underwhelming competition, the Suns represent Brooklyn’s first real test: they’ve already beaten the reigning champion San Antonio Spurs, and knocked off the undefeated […]

Nets racing up power rankings

We don’t normally highlight power rankings from around the league here on The Brooklyn Game, but eagle-eyed reader Ken noticed something interesting in the latest USA TODAY NBA power rankings. The Nets currently rank 14th in their NBA power rankings, but in their last game against the 13 teams above them, they’re 8-5, with one […]

Nets-Suns: When & Where to Watch & Listen

The Nets try to take down Eric Bledsoe & the Suns tonight. (AP)

The 2-5 Brooklyn Nets take on the 5-3 Phoenix Suns tonight. Before the season, you may have expected those teams to have inverse records, but the Suns have surprised behind Eric Bledsoe and the eldest Plumlee (Miles), while the Nets have struggled from second-half woes and lack of production from their power forward. More on […]

Phoenix presents tough test for struggling Brooklyn

Phoenix presents tough test for struggling Brooklyn

The 2-5 Brooklyn Nets, reeling after losing another game to a team with a quick, young backcourt and a solid center, travel to Phoenix tonight to take on the Phoenix Suns, a team with a quick, young backcourt and a solid center. Uh oh. The Suns are led by electrifying point guard Eric Bledsoe, who […]