Talking Nets with Mike Fratello

Mike Fratello

To help preview the Nets this season, I had a chance to sit down with Mike Fratello, Brooklyn Nets color commentator, former NBA coach who ranks 18th all-time in NBA coaching wins, and most recently coach of the Ukraine national men’s basketball team.

Nets-Knicks Power Rankings: The Ultimate Battle For New York

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Round two.

Where does Brook Lopez go from here?

Number: 11 Position: C Height: 7’1” Weight: 290 Years Pro: 5 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Prior to NBA: Stanford University Twitter: None Analysis

Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics:
3 Preseason Things To Watch

The Brooklyn Nets continue their #WeTalkinBoutPreseason Tour vs. the Boston Celtics in Boston tonight, and they’ll be without the top six in their rotation: All five starters will sit out, along with sixth man Andrei Kirilenko. The game will be broadcast on ESPN and YES Network at 7 P.M. tonight. Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez […]

What is Brooklyn’s identity?

Brook Lopez, Tony Wroten, Thaddeus Young, Spencer Hawes

Ever since Jason Kidd was hired as the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets on June 12th, his focus has been on defense. As he’s stated multiple times; you cannot achieve success in the playoffs without defense. Last season, the Nets ranked 18th overall in defensive efficiency despite former head coach Avery Johnson’s request that […]

Nets escape with slim victory over Celtics

Another preseason game has come and gone, and the Nets improve to 3-1 on their #WeTalkinBoutPreseason tour with an 82-80 victory over the Boston Celtics, keyed by two free throws from training camp invitee Chris Johnson with seven seconds left. But as with most preseason games, the end result didn’t matter much: after all, the […]

In Brooklyn, former Nets look back

Keith Bogans, MarShon Brooks, Kris Humphries, Danny Ainge

After their morning shootaround at Barclays Center, Gerald Wallace and MarShon Brooks were involved in a shooting contest, the final shot from about 35 feet out. As they were playing, Kris Humphries and Keith Bogans iced down various parts of their body, as is commonplace for veterans after practices. The weird part: unlike last season, […]

Garnett: I’m a “super-fan” of Reggie Evans

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett joined the Nets franchise this past July, waiving his near-unique NBA no-trade clause (only Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, and Dirk Nowitzki had one as well) to leave the Boston Celtics and join the Nets. Garnett needed Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to join him to make him comfortable, but that […]

What nickname would you give Joe Johnson?

What nickname would you give Joe Johnson?

The Brooklyn Nets will have nicknames on the back of their jerseys in one game when they play the Miami Heat this season, and guard Joe Johnson has no idea what to do. “I still don’t really know what’s going on… Y’all gonna have to wait and see,” Johnson said on media day of his […]