It was less than two years ago that Jason Kidd sat on a manufactured podium in the Barclays Center atrium, a smile as wide as his passing vision, basking in a round of applause from fans — and some media members — upon his official introduction as Brooklyn Nets coach. That day, it seemed like […]
Can Sergey Karasev sneak into the Nets rotation?
What happened: The Nets fell apart in the second half against the Milwaukee Bucks, falling 96-73 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Where they stand: At 37-43, the Nets look destined for eighth. After the Boston Celtics dominated a Cleveland Cavaliers team resting four starters, the Nets are now one game behind the Celtics for […]
The Brooklyn Nets mean business. After jumping out to a 27-point lead in the first half, the Nets (37-42) withstood a mid-game surge by the Washington Wizards by scoring a season-high 42 fourth-quarter points en route to a 117-80 victory Friday night. The Nets racked up a season-high 38 points off turnovers and dished out […]
What’s been going on with the Nets?
So, let’s get one thing out of the way: the Nets were thoroughly dismantled Saturday night by the Atlanta Hawks, a team that might present their worst matchup in the Eastern Conference. They were on the second half of a back-to-back and their fourth game in five nights; the Hawks were on three days rest […]
For the second time this season in a Nets-Bucks triple-overtime game, the Bucks knew it was going to him. “Guys scout,” Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo said, shortly after the Nets defeated the Bucks 129-127 in their highest-scoring game of the season. “In the scouting report, the ball was going to go to Joe Johnson.” With […]
The once-promising Milwaukee Bucks find themselves in the midst of a late-season skid. Since a trade deadline shakeup that sent the resurgent Brandon Knight to the Phoenix Suns for a bevy of young, former first-round picks, the Bucks offense has collapsed. A team that once seemed a lock for the playoffs finds itself on shaky […]
Hey, so here’s both of Mason Plumlee’s dunks Saturday night in the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. The first was assisted on by fellow Duke alumnus Kyrie Irving, who threw the ball off the side of the backboard to Plumlee, who pulled it under and around the rim for a reverse slam. It came with a […]
There’s pillow fights, break-dancing, bad freestyles, scary stories, and guys throwing thing at each other.
Check out highlights from the Nets at the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge Friday night.
It’s sort of hard to watch the Bucks and not constantly think, Well, they certainly made the wrong choice, didn’t they? You all know the story. On June 29, 2014, Jason Kidd, then head coach of the Nets, lost a power struggle between himself and Billy King, and the Russians sent him packing to Milwaukee […]