The Rising Stars Challenge, which used to pit rookies against sophomores, now pits a mixture of the two in a U.S.A. vs. World format. Plumlee, who also played on the U.S. Men’s National Basketball Team this summer, will represent America, while the Croatian-born Bogdanovic will play for the world squad.
Looks like everyone saw it coming.
Some criticized Deron Williams for passing in the waning moments. Was it the right move?
It was the type of game that bent narrative sideways.
Since it’s a trifle early to describe each coach’s anticipated style of play, and because, frankly, The Brooklyn Game is never afraid to get a little weird, let’s take a look at each coach’s personal style and how it relates to both the on-and-off court product.
Projected record: 22-60, 14th in East Head coach: Jason Kidd 2013-14 record: 15-67 2013-14 ORtg: 100.2 (26th) 2013-14 DRtg: 108.9 (29th) Players in: Jason Kidd (coach), Jerryd Bayless, Jared Dudley, Michael Eric, Damien Inglis, Kendall Marshall, Johnny O’Bryant, Jabari Parker Players out: Larry Drew (coach), Jeff Adrien, Carlos Delfino, Miroslav Raduljica, Ramon Sessions, Ekpe Udoh […]
How would you grade the players? The Brooklyn Nets CENTER Yes, the Nets were playing the now 11-47 Milwaukee Bucks. Yes, they only won by nine points, BUT: a win is a win no matter how you slice it. Give credit to a team that looked like they wanted no part of Milwaukee’s cold and […]
BY SAM LACHOW Brooklyn Nets Breakdown Milwaukee Bucks 27-29 Record 11-46 6-4 Last 10 Games 3-7 102.8 Points scored per 100 possessions 97.6 104.7 Points allowed per 100 possessions 106.8 94.1 Possessions per game 94.4 45.0% Field goal percentage 42.6% 36.0% Three-point percentage 35.8% 47.5% Rebound percentage 48.0% 15.3 Turnover percentage 16.2 Joe Johnson (15.0) […]
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is the youngest player in the NBA, and Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce is one of the league’s oldest veterans. But youth can easily get befuddled by experience, and Pierce gave Antetokounmpo one of his first “Welcome to the NBA” moments, freezing Antetokounmpo on the perimeter and driving in for […]
The Brooklyn Nets travel tonight to Milwaukee to face the only team perhaps more broken than them in the Eastern Conference: the 4-15 Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks enter tonight with the league’s worst offense, and their best player (Larry Sanders) sidelined after undergoing surgery on his right thumb. They’re led instead by guard O.J. Mayo, […]