The Nets Finally Have More Threes Than Stephen Curry

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The Nets are finally as good as Stephen Curry. Curry got off to one of the hottest starts in NBA history this year and has kept it running, having far and away the most productive year of any player. That includes a ridiculous 129 three-pointers made in Golden State’s first 26 games. Joe Johnson’s long-range […]

Nets back on the road to face Pacers

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After a nice run that resulted in six of seven home wins, the Nets (7-18) subsequently lost three straight at Barclays Center, concluding with a 104-98 defeat to the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. The Nets had no answers for Dwyane Wade (28 points, 13-17 FG) and Hassan Whiteside (20 points, 13 rebounds) yet were […]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

THE BROOKLYN NETS MAKE THE PLAYOFFS

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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 […]