The Joe Johnson I Know (HIGHLIGHTS)

An excerpt from the Nets-Cavaliers game recap: Over the past 13 games heading into Friday night, Joe Johnson had scored fewer than 10 points six times, and only shot 50 percent or better three times. But against the Cavaliers, he looked more like the Joe Johnson of old, and he felt it, too. “I felt […]

The Nets Beat The Cavaliers, Because Of Course They Did

What happened: The Nets beat the Cavaliers, because of course they did, 106-98. Where they stand: Still alive. The Nets are now 31-40, just a half-game behind the Boston Celtics for the eighth and final playoff spot. They’re also a half-game up on the Indiana Pacers and a full game up on the Charlotte Hornets […]

Nets move up in class against King James and the Cavaliers

Things haven’t come easy for the Brooklyn Nets (27-38) this season, but Monday’s 122-106 win in Minnesota was as close to a cakewalk as they’ve had. Led by Joe Johnson (22 points) and Bojan Bogdanovic (21 points), the Nets offense cut through a weak Timberwolves defense, shooting 57.8 percent and notching an NBA season-high 78 […]

Nets-Knicks, a rivalry no one cares about

Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce

Tonight, in their last home game before the All-Star break, the Nets (20-28) welcome in their crosstown rivals, the New York Knicks (10-39), winners of five of their last eight. The Nets begin the day a half-game behind the Miami Heat (21-28), participants in the second game of tonight’s nationally televised doubleheader, for the all-important […]

Brook Lopez Trade Ideas


The Brooklyn Nets might look to trade their “Big 3” of Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, and Brook Lopez, according to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN. But what might that mean for the Nets? Here’s our top trade ideas — and yours. Top trade: none. I’ll be honest: none of the Brook Lopez trade […]

Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez, & Nets execute in crunch time vs. Knicks

NEW YORK, N.Y. — It looked like it’d be all Joe Johnson once again. With a 16-point Nets lead whittled down to just three points with under two minutes remaining, it looked like “Joe Cool” would try to lead the Nets to victory once again with his late-game shotmaking. But it wasn’t shotmaking this time: […]

Brooklyn Nets 110, New York Knicks 99: The Morning After: Dominance In Brooklyn


After a poor outing against Minnesota on Wednesday night, Brook Lopez bounced back and had himself a ballgame on Friday. His 20 points are pretty customary, but it was his 9 rebounds that showed his aggression and willingness to bang inside with opposing bigs.

The Nets blew through their borough rivals in a Friday night marquee matchup. Here’s a roundup of what happened: