Marks Madness: Understanding The Nets’ Draft Pick Position

Marks Madness: Understanding The Nets’ Draft Pick Position March Madness is here! The NCAA’s most profitable (for some) venture has already seen first round action. Brackets have been busted and stocks have and will rise. (Except for Lonzo Ball.) Back in the NBA, teams are gearing for playoff runs and the inevitable the-Warriors-are-in-trouble takes are […]

Dismal Nets host red-hot Heat

Opponent: Miami Heat Time: 7:30 Location: Barclays Center TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN The Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets were, at one point, tumbling along at the same pace in the Eastern Conference standings, and the former’s 9-19 record was marginally better than Brooklyn’s 7-19 mark. However, that seems like ages ago considering where the Nets are […]

The Reclamation of Anthony Bennett

The Reclamation of Anthony Bennett As far as the eye can see, Anthony Bennett was the perfect risk for the Brooklyn Nets to take on this summer — the former no. 1 overall selection in the 2013 NBA Draft had bounced around from team to team and nearly found himself out of the league completely […]

Stein: Nets open to trading Brook Lopez?

Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez (11) reacts after turning the ball over during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in New York. The Hornets won the game 115-91. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Stein: Nets open to trading Brook Lopez? The Brooklyn Nets are apparently listening to calls per the availability of center Brook Lopez, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. In a Friday afternoon article, Stein drops some (un)surprising news about the Nets and their never-ending flirtation of trading Lopez. Stein says: But what’s happening behind the scenes is newsy, […]

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol. 3

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol. 3 We witnessed a preseason game alright. Brook Lopez rested, Kenny Atkinson went with hockey change lineups, and we saw the experimental offense, sloppy passes, and missed overages and assignment that are the hallmark of early October basketball in a 121-100 Brooklyn Nets loss to the Miami Heat. […]

Nine Thoughts To Keep Your Spirits Up Heading Into The 2016-17 Nets Season

Jeremy Lin

Nine Thoughts To Keep Your Spirits Up Heading Into The 2016-17 Nets Season The opening of NBA training camp is nigh and with it comes a fresh set of expectations… and when it comes to the Brooklyn Nets, who have a total of, er, five holdover players from last year, ‘fresh’ is certainly the operative […]

Woj: Nets sign Tyler Johnson to offer sheet, “anticipate” Heat won’t match

The Brooklyn Nets have signed the Miami Heat’s Tyler Johnson to an offer sheet worth 4 years and 50 million, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Sources: Nets to sign Tyler Johnson to $50M offer sheet. @WojVerticalNBA report on @TheVertical. — The Vertical (@TheVertical) July 3, 2016 Johnson, 24, is a restricted free agent, […]

Can Brook Lopez and the Nets pounce on the Heat?

Opponent: Miami Heat Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 pm EDT Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app So… Who saw that coming? After Winter Storm Jonas took hold of New York last weekend, Brookzilla invaded Barclays Center and dominated the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder, extinguishing their seven-game winning streak with a 116-106 victory. Brook Lopez […]

Nets back on the road to face Pacers

Paul George, Andray Blatche, Alan Anderson

After a nice run that resulted in six of seven home wins, the Nets (7-18) subsequently lost three straight at Barclays Center, concluding with a 104-98 defeat to the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. The Nets had no answers for Dwyane Wade (28 points, 13-17 FG) and Hassan Whiteside (20 points, 13 rebounds) yet were […]

Hassan Whiteside leads stingy Heat defense into Brooklyn

Consistency has become elusive for the Brooklyn Nets (7-17) lately after another lackluster performance against the Orlando Magic on Monday night. Done in by poor shooting (38.8 percent), sloppy play (17 turnovers), and non-existent defense (53.9 percent shooting from the Magic), the Nets inevitably fell 105-82 after being outscored 53-37 in the second half. On […]