They say you can’t rebuild here, as New Yorkers demand instant results and a winner. They don’t have the patience to endure a potentially long and painful process. It’s not that they want it now, but yesterday. This misconception has been plaguing New York sports teams for what seems like an eternity. It’s a big […]
This week, we’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again?
These will come in (mostly) reverse chronological order. Today, we continue with the Nets deciding to trade for Gerald Wallace, and re-sign him to a four-year deal worth $40 million.
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How would you grade the players? The Brooklyn Nets CENTER The Nets stumbled out of the gate in both halves, but some strong play from their reserves kept this close throughout. Some terrible crunch-time decision making led to a banked-in Stephen Curry 3 and two Nets turnovers, and the Nets dropped this one. Overall, not […]
Each day that there’s a playoff game, we’ll have three things to watch in the NBA playoffs. Each note will be accompanied by a contest. We’ll announce winners after each round. Here’s today’s three things to watch: 1) Indiana doing it again. The Pacers now have a 2-1 lead over the Knicks in the second […]
One year and one day ago, the Brooklyn Nets traded flotsam plus their 2012 first round pick (top-three protected) to the Portland Trail Blazers for Gerald Wallace. It was both lauded as a win-now move to help retain Deron Williams and a foolhardy, short-sighted decision by a franchise desperately seeking to … retain Deron Williams. […]
The Atlanta Hawks have made it no secret that forward Josh Smith is available, and the Brooklyn Nets, with a dearth of starting-level talent at the power forward position and a GM that’s no stranger to making moves, have either entered themselves or been entered by default into the conversation of teams looking to acquire […]
Morning morning! Got my chai tea latte and the pound cake ready for shootaround. Big game at the Barclays center tonight — Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) December 7, 2012 We should feed him this ALL DAY. After back-to-back losses to the reigning champion Miami Heat and reigning Western Conference Champion Oklahoma City Thunder, the Golden State […]
After a red-hot first quarter where the Nets made 14 of 19 shots and got at least five points from five players, the Nets stalled in the second half as Harrison Barnes and David Lee helped the Warriors claw back into it. Brook Lopez continued to score because that’s what Brook Lopez does, and Joe […]