Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 2

Brook Lopez

On Thursday, the new look Brooklyn Nets kicked off their preseason tour by defeating the Detroit Pistons 101-94 behind fresh-faced Jeremy Lin’s 21 points. While it’s always so tough to discern any valuable information from the preseason, there’s been fleeting glimpses of the Nets’ new-look offense and a defense that doesn’t bleed points at such […]

Eight Points: On The Nets’ 106-98 Win Over The Houston Rockets

The Nets celebrated their first victory Wednesday night. (AP)

There are close to seven billion people on our planet Earth, and I’m willing to bet that less than half of you tuned in for Wednesday night’s Brooklyn Nets-Houston Rockets contest. The Nets, after all, had yet to win a game, and they faced a much more talented foe on the road. It seemed like […]

Nets, YES Network agree to TV rights deal

Fratello

The Brooklyn Nets and YES Network have announced an agreement to extend media rights between the team and the TV network, each announced today. “YES’ extensive, Emmy Award-winning multi-media coverage of the Nets has played a key role as the franchise has built its Brooklyn brand, and we are pleased to extend our relationship with […]

The Nets aren’t the least watchable team in the league

Mike Fratello Ian Eagle

Ready to watch the Nets? If you’re Grantland’s Zach Lowe, it’s only if a Nuggets-Hornets game is the only other one on. Lowe did his annual “League Pass Rankings,” ranking the Nets 28th out of the 30 NBA teams, largely because of YES Network’s flawless broadcasting team: Ian Eagle is a god, dropping deadpan gold […]

Around the ‘Nets: Chris McCullough willing to sit out season

Chris McCullough (AP)

The latest Nets news and notes around the ‘net: For the New York Daily News, Mitch Abrahmson with a fascinating profile on Nets rookie Chris McCullough, who says he is willing to sit out the season to rehab his torn ACL, but vows to, as Abrahmson puts it, “stick it to the haters and roust […]

Around the ‘Nets: What’s Next With Offseason Winding Down?

The Nets' Summer League time is over. (AP)

First and foremost: apologies for the lack of updates in the last week. The Brooklyn Game has been in the midst of some off-site stuff. We’ll try to get you caught up today. Here’s what’s happened in the last week or so around the ‘Nets: Nets majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov, who has flirted with selling […]

Rapid Reaction: Nets lose at the buzzer against the Heat 71-70, five thoughts on the game

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This afternoon, the Brooklyn Nets lost to the Miami Heat 71-70 after an inbounds lob from Justice Winslow to Tyler Johnson with .4 seconds left on the clock. On the whole, it was a much more succinct and focused effort than their game against the Grizzlies — but turnover issues still plagued the team greatly. […]

Brooklyn Nets 2015 Free Agency Primer

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The 2015 NBA Free Agency period, AKA the most wonderful time of year for basketball without basketball, kicks off at midnight on Wednesday, July 1. That’s when teams can begin negotiating with free agents and their representatives. We usually know within a few days where the big dominoes will fall through various reports. By July […]