Dwight Howard says Nets trade was “promised, but didn’t happen”

For over a year, the Brooklyn Nets relentlessly pursued a trade with the Orlando Magic to acquire center Dwight Howard, who made it clear that Brooklyn was his preferred destination. The Dwightmare, we called it. But proposal after proposal fell short, and the Magic elected to trade Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers in an […]

Report: Rockets wanted Deron Williams for Omer Asik, Jeremy Lin

The Houston Rockets asked the Brooklyn Nets to do what the Nets couldn’t do for two years: unite Deron Williams and Dwight Howard on the same roster. The Rockets, who have been looking at potential trade scenarios for disgruntled center Omer Asik, called the Nets and made an offer as part of their “due diligence.” […]

Nets problems go far beyond fatigue

Nets problems go far beyond fatigue

“Fatigue,” Jason Kidd said after the game, scrawling another excuse for another lackluster Brooklyn Nets performance, one where they gave up a franchise-record nineteen three-pointers and 114 total points, all either in the paint, from beyond the arc, or at the free throw line. “No one quit. It’s fatigue,” Kidd said, after benching most of […]

The Three Keys To Nets-Rockets,
Starring The Giant Comics Lover In The Middle

Dwight Howard

  At 4-11, the Brooklyn Nets aren’t very good. They’re at the bottom of the NBA in defensive efficiency and their offense isn’t much better. Three players skipped the team’s two-game road trip with injuries, and a fourth missed seven straight games heading into tonight. Here’s three things to watch on the floor that aren’t […]

Soon-to-be-former Nets assistant Mario Elie tells Dwight Howard to “come to Texas” to play for the Rockets

Your browser does not support iframes. Here’s Mario Elie’s exact quote, if you can’t get the video to play: “Hopefully, Dwight Howard, you’ve got to come down to Texas, man. No state taxes, ain’t no pressure down here. You don’t have to worry about LA, Hollywood, or Brooklyn. Texas is great. The fans are terrific […]

“#Nets need Joe Johnson”: Shorthanded Loss in Tweets & Pix

Warm-Ups Lin gets a loud reception at Barclays. What did he ever do for the Nets? Oh yeah it’s because most Nets fans were Knicks fans last year — Evan G (@eYank45) February 23, 2013 #nets #brooklyn @ Barclays Center instagr.am/p/WDb1VCuRQ2/ — ME Boudin (@meboudin) February 23, 2013 Yeah Brooklyn. #linsanityredux (@ Barclays Center for […]

Nets vs. Rockets, 7:30 P.M. EST:
TBG Open Thread

Grade the Game At Any Time! Tonight: After beating the Bucks in back-to-back contests, snapping a 13-game losing streak against Milwaukee, the 33-22 Brooklyn Nets play host to the 30-26 Houston Rockets at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Rockets are fresh off a 122-119 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, who hold the league’s third-best […]

“I dont think I’ve ever seen worse defense in my life.. #Nets”:
Nets-Rockets in Tweets & Pix

WARM-UPS #Nets visiting #Rockets with Karl Lane officiating. Brooklyn has lost 11 of their last 12 games officiated by Lane. #NBA — NBA Ref Stats (@NBARefStats) January 27, 2013 Watchin Brooklyn vs Houston Im going for my hometown Brooklyn baby #Nets — Theo Dieu (@Theo_Dieu8) January 27, 2013 #Rockets have beaten the #Nets 11 straight […]