Bleacher Report ranks Kenny Atkinson 27th best head coach in NBA

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Bleacher Report ranks Kenny Atkinson 27th best head coach in NBA With training camp right around the corner, basketball coverage has officially ramped up and, unfortunately, much of the Brooklyn Nets’ roster is in flux currently, asking more questions than it has answers. Will Rondae Hollis-Jefferson make the sophomore year leap? Is Brook Lopez ready […]

Brooklyn Nets Hire Kenny Atkinson As Head Coach

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The Brooklyn Nets have hired Atlanta Hawks assistant Kenny Atkinson as their head coach to a multi-year contract, the team announced Sunday afternoon. The deal was first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!’s The Vertical. Atkinson will continue to work with the Hawks until their postseason run concludes before officially joining the Nets. “I am […]

Nets GM Sean Marks on Vertical Podcast: “There’s absolutely a challenge ahead”

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On The Vertical Podcast, Adrian Wojnarowski asks Nets general manager Sean Marks about the interview process, his path to becoming the first New Zealand-born general manager, his various roles and work with the San Antonio Spurs under R.C. Buford and Gregg Popovich, as well as the long road ahead to bring the Nets back to […]

Sean Marks faces an uphill climb as general manager

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Sean Marks’s first move as Nets general manager was waiving Andrea Bargnani. OK, so that wasn’t a tough one. The next steps are a bit harder: figuring out how to make this mess of a team into something relevant in the NBA. The Nets, as you probably know by now, are in one of the […]

Nets hire Sean Marks as General Manager

Sean Marks (left). (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets have hired San Antonio Spurs assistant general manager Sean Marks as their general manager, the team announced Thursday morning. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Marks and the team agreed to a four-year deal after the team “significantly increased” their offer in negotiations. Marks has spent the past five years holding […]

Gregg Popovich has glowing remarks for Sean Marks

Gregg Popovich has glowing remarks for Sean Marks

The Nets have reportedly offered their vacant general manager position to San Antonio Spurs assistant general manager Sean Marks. Update: Marks took the job on February 18. Publicly available interviews of Marks in his post-playing career are few and far between. One short YouTube clip of Marks at a D-League tryout shows him promoting the […]

Report: Nets offer GM job to Sean Marks

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The Brooklyn Nets have offered their vacant general manager position to San Antonio Spurs assistant GM Sean Marks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. A deal is not signed and guaranteed, per the report. Marks is a New Zealand-American, and the first New Zealander to play in the NBA. He’s not related to Bobby […]

THE BROOKLYN NETS MAKE THE PLAYOFFS

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Amazingly, stunningly, after all that… the Brooklyn Nets are in it. The Indiana Pacers lost to the Memphis Grizzlies 95-83 Wednesday night, finishing with a final record of 38-44. That’s the same record as the Brooklyn Nets after the Nets defeated the Orlando Magic 101-88 earlier in the evening. Since the Nets own the tiebreaker […]

Nets & Hawks a battle of old-school versus new-school in crunch time

In three matchups this season prior to Wednesday night, the Atlanta Hawks outscored the Brooklyn Nets by an average of 22 points per game. So when the Nets staged an improbable fourth-quarter run, turning a 12-point deficit into a one-point lead in under five minutes, fueled by Joe Johnson’s shotmaking and a suddenly raucous Barclays […]

Nets Roundtable: Trades, High Points, Low Points, Dunks!

We’re 51 games into the Nets season at the All-Star Break. Going around the horn on where the Nets stand: High Point: best of the first half: Zach Fisch: The win against the Spurs on December 3rd. The Nets gutted out an overtime win against the defending champs, their first win of the year over […]

Brooklyn Nets face tough task vs. Atlanta Hawks

The Brooklyn Nets (18-26) avoided a tough contest on Monday night due to the threat of inclement weather, skipping their game against the Portland Trail Blazers. But the road only gets harder. Now that the storm has subsided, the team’s next mission lies ahead in Georgia, against the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks (37-8) who have […]