Nets look for semblance of hope against the lowly Denver Nuggets

Will Barton


A former five-star high school recruit thought to have loads of untapped potential, Barton was mostly ineffective in limited minutes for Portland, but flourished in Denver following a midseason trade to the Nuggets. Barton excels at running in transition, and at 6’6", he has the size to defend three positions. But he’s not much of a shooter, hitting just 28% of his three-pointers in Denver, and he’s not quite good enough on defense to compensate. 


Barton is reportedly a favorite of Nuggets GM Tim Connelly, but the Nets may be able to lure him away if the Nuggets want to keep a clean cap sheet.

Nets look for semblance of hope against the lowly Denver Nuggets The Brooklyn Nets fell to 5-15 on the season after faltering late against the Washington Wizards on Monday, despite a good effort from Brook Lopez, Trevor Booker, and Bojan Bogdanovic. Of course, the defeat meant their third-straight loss in a row and that they’re are […]

Woj: Rockets match offer sheet to Motiejunas

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The Houston Rockets have matched the Brooklyn Nets’ 4-year, 37 million offer sheet to restricted free agent Donatas Motiejunas, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports. Houston has matched Brooklyn's offer sheet and retained Donatas Motiejunas, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) December 5, 2016 On Friday, the Lithuaninan big man signed a 4 year/$37 million dollar sheet, […]

Nets take on Wizards, Caris LeVert to make his NBA debut

Caris LeVert

Opponent: Washington Wizards Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Barclays Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WCBS 880 AM This could be a big day for Brooklyn Nets fans — and, perhaps surprisingly, it has nothing to do with wins or losses tonight. Later on, of course, the Nets will find out if the Houston Rockets will match […]

Woj: Nets meet with Donatas Motiejunas, consider signing him to offer sheet

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UPDATE: The Brooklyn Nets announced Friday night that they’ve signed Donatas Motiejunas to an offer sheet. The European Hoops writer David Pick says the sheet is worth $37 million dollars over four years, two of them guaranteed. Brooklyn signed RFA Donatas Motiejunas to four-year $37 million deal, according to source. Houston has till Monday to […]

Straining Issues: The Problem With Jeremy Lin’s Hamstring

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Straining Issues: The Problem With Jeremy Lin’s Hamstring First and foremost, the Brooklyn Nets dearly miss Jeremy Lin, that much is clear. The summer starlet will miss his eighth-straight game this afternoon, officially spilling over the initial two-week prognosis he was given after straining his hamstring on November 2nd against the Detroit Pistons. Understandably, supporters have […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin, point guard 2015-2016: 26.3 MPG, 11.3 PPG, 3.0 APG, 2.8 RPG, 0.7 SPG, 0.5 BPG, .412 FG%, .336 3PT%, .815 FT%, 78 G Who is Jeremy Lin? Essentially, Jeremy Lin is the NBA’s version of the Rorschach test. To some, the 6’3 point guard is still the player who captivated the imagination of […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Chase Budinger

Chase Budinger

Chase Budinger, small forward 2015-2016: IND: 14.9 MPG, 4.4 PPG, 1.0 APG, 2.5 RPG, 0.6 SPG, 0.2 BPG, .418 FG%, .290 3PT%, .708 FT%, 49 G PHX: 11.8 MPG, 3.2 PPG, 0.9 ASP, 1.7 RPG, 0.2 SPG, 0.1 BLK, .511 FG%, .235 3PT%, .625 FT%, 17 G Who is Chase Budinger? As an NBA fan, […]

Woj: Nets agree to deal with Chase Budinger

Chase Budinger

Just when you least expect it, the Brooklyn Nets strike again. This time, they’ve signed forward Chase Budinger, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.  Free agent forward Chase Budinger has reached agreement on a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, league sources told @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) September 21, 2016 No further details have been […]

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

Kenny Atkinson (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, file)

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 […]

Around The Nets: 12:01AM, Jay-Z’s plea, Vasily Karasev, and more!

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For those unfamiliar, Around the ‘Nets is a quick-fire round-up of all your relevant news out of Brooklyn, however, last night marked a special occasion: free agency. As soon as the clock struck midnight, rookie general manager Sean Marks could officially start chatting with players. Although the Nets have made no real moves yet, plenty of […]

Report: Nets have approached Lokomotiv’s Malcolm Delaney

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  The Brooklyn Nets have approached Euroleague point guard Malcolm Delaney, as first reported by Eurohoops. Any specific details are not yet known, however. Delaney played basketball for the Virginia Tech Hokies from 2007-2011. After going undrafted, Delaney went on to have a very successful career in Europe and is currently one of the best players […]

Report: Jeff Van Gundy, Ettore Messina, Ime Udoka draw interest in Nets coaching search

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The Brooklyn Nets will officially be in offseason mode in a few hours, but Nets general manager Sean Marks has already started putting together a list of coaching candidates, which include two of his former colleagues with the San Antonio Spurs. Per Marc Stein of ESPN.com, Marks has “interest” in Spurs assistant coaches Ettore Messina […]