Around the Nets, where Andrea Bargnani makes a weird face

Around the Nets, where Andrea Bargnani makes a weird face

Here’s the latest Nets news & notes from around the ‘net: The Italian men’s national basketball team, led in part by Brooklyn Nets center Andrea Bargnani picked up a key 89-82 victory over Germany yesterday in FIBA Eurobasket, improving to 3-1 in Group B. (Highlights here.) Though Danilo Gallinari stole the show and Bargnani fouled […]

Brooklyn Nets sign Donald Sloan


The Brooklyn Nets signed point guard Donald Sloan to a contract today, the team announced. Per team policy, details of the contract were not immediately known. Sloan, 27, is a young NBA journeyman, keeping up with the team’s offseason theme for their bench. After going undrafted in 2010 following four years at Texas A&M, Sloan […]

Brooklyn Nets offseason will begin to take shape this week


This is a dead zone for Brooklyn Nets news & updates. We’re waiting on just about everything: if Thaddeus Young and/or Brook Lopez re-sign, if the roster will change otherwise via trade, if the Nets will do their requisite shuffle around the NBA Draft’s second round. Just about the only thing we know is that […]

How to kill a zombie


This is kind of morbid, but it’s probably like someone about to be in a crash. You’re not thinking, ‘I’m gonna die,’ you’re just thinking, ‘What can I do to avoid this crash?’ And then the crash happens, and you have to deal with it. So that’s kind of how I look at the game. […]

Deron Williams Emerges as Unlikely Unifying Force for Nets

Deron Williams Emerges as Unlikely Unifying Force for Nets

The Brooklyn Nets opened this regular season with hope, hope that Deron Williams would bounce back after a lackluster, injury-prone season, and lead them to a top-four seed. That hope spiraled into desperation, after Williams struggled through arguably the least productive season of his career, and the team fell as low as 13 games below […]

Lionel Hollins Thanked Marc Gasol For Beating The Pacers


The Brooklyn Nets snuck into the playoffs on the final day of the regular season, and they needed a little help from Lionel Hollins’s friends. Led by Marc Gasol’s 33 points and 13 rebounds on a hurt ankle, the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Indiana Pacers 95-83 close to midnight Wednesday night, officially eliminating the Pacers […]



Amazingly, stunningly, after all that… the Brooklyn Nets are in it. The Indiana Pacers lost to the Memphis Grizzlies 95-83 Wednesday night, finishing with a final record of 38-44. That’s the same record as the Brooklyn Nets after the Nets defeated the Orlando Magic 101-88 earlier in the evening. Since the Nets own the tiebreaker […]

Pacers Beat Wizards, Maintain Playoff Control Over Nets


If Paul Pierce truly hates the Nets, he left tonight’s loss with a smile on his face. Pierce’s Washington Wizards, locked into the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, fell to the Indiana Pacers in an ugly double-overtime game on TNT, 99-95. The win helps the Pacers maintain their control over the eighth seed […]

Eastern Conference Playoffs Update: The Race For Eight Is A Giant Mess

With two days left in the NBA season, nearly all is settled. Nearly. Neeearly. Fourteen teams have guaranteed a playoff spot, with the eighth seed in both conferences coming down to the final day. The Oklahoma City Thunder & New Orleans Pelicans both still have a shot in the Western Conference, and with the Nets […]

Nets loss bigger than the game itself

The Brooklyn Nets’ 113-86 loss to the Chicago Bulls was ugly for reasons that had little to do with the final disparity. The team entered the game tied for the eighth seed with the Indiana Pacers, holding the head-to-head tiebreaker should the two teams end with the same record. But the loss means the Nets […]

With playoffs on the mind, Nets face Kidd’s Bucks one last time

The Brooklyn Nets mean business. After jumping out to a 27-point lead in the first half, the Nets (37-42) withstood a mid-game surge by the Washington Wizards by scoring a season-high 42 fourth-quarter points en route to a 117-80 victory Friday night. The Nets racked up a season-high 38 points off turnovers and dished out […]