Projected record: 38-44 (10th in East) Head coach: Frank Vogel 2013-14 record: 56-26 2013-14 ORtg: 101.5 (22nd) 2013-14 DRtg: 96.7 (1st) Players in: C.J. Miles, Arinze Onuaku, Chris Singleton, Damjan Rudez, Rodney Stuckey, Shayne Whittington Players out: Rasual Butler, Andrew Bynum, C.J. Fair, Paul George (injury), Lance Stephenson, Evan Turner Projected Starting Lineup: George Hill, […]

Nets-Pacers: Lineups, Injuries, and How & Where to Watch & Listen

The 9-17 Brooklyn Nets will play their first game after losing All-Star center Brook Lopez for the season to a foot injury, and it’s a doozy: they play the Eastern Conference-leading 22-5 Indiana Pacers, who come into tonight fully healthy and boasting the league’s top defense. Injury report: Jason Terry (knee) will play for the […]

Six Things We’ve Seen From The Brooklyn Nets, Part IV:

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This may look like just another play: Lance Stephenson misses a shot, and the Nets corral the rebound. But what’s involved in this play defensively is so much more, and it’s one of the major changes the Nets have made heading into this season.

The One Indiana Pacers Defensive Weakness, And How The Brooklyn Nets Can Exploit It

Can the Brooklyn Nets crack the Indiana Pacers' top-flight defense? Here's one way it could work. (AP)

The Indiana Pacers boast, without question, the league’s top defense. They led the league in defensive ratingl last season, kept all their major pieces, and in their first six games — all wins — they’ve allowed a ridiculous 87.5 points per 100 possessions, by far the best in the league. Their anchor, Roy Hibbert, blocks […]

The BK Playoff Game: Two On The Line

1) Indiana closing it out. After splitting the two games in New York and then sweeping the two-game home stretch in Indiana, the Indiana Pacers hold a commanding 3-1 lead on the New York Knicks and are one more road victory away from guaranteeing a spot against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. […]