Celtics run Nets out of Boston in six second-quarter minutes


BOSTON, MA. — 75 minutes prior to tipoff at TD Garden, Nets coach Lionel Hollins was asked about the potency of the team’s lone bright spot, a Brook Lopez-Thaddeus Young frontcourt that was keeping them competitive in games despite a lack of three-point shooting. Hollins declined to answer that question. “Well, I could comment on […]

Lionel Hollins: “I rarely think about” lost 2016 first-round draft pick


The Brooklyn Nets are 2-10, and though they’ve competed in a few close games recently, are on track to end up in the lottery this season. But the reward that usually couples that ignominy — a high draft pick in the NBA Draft — is long gone.

Nets will face depleted Celtics in Wednesday’s preseason game


It’s just preseason, so wins and losses don’t matter as much as trends and notes. But at least three Boston Celtics guards won’t make the trip to Brooklyn for Wednesday’s preseason game against the Nets: Avery Bradley, rookie Terry Rozier, and Marcus Smart are all expected to sit out, per A. Sherrod Blakely of Comcast […]

Nets and Celtics face off in pivotal game in Brooklyn

Figure out this Nets team yet? After losing five straight games, the Nets (29-39) have won four out their last five to put them just a game behind the Charlotte Hornets for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. For a team that has looked beaten and fatigued on numerous occasions in […]

Fantasy Basketball: Week 19 Steals

Fantasy Basketball is all about outsmarting your opponents, and much of that is done through grabbing the unfound star in free agency. Here’s our best way to do that in Week 19. Note: All OWN%’s come from ESPN Fantasy Leagues. Point Guard: LAL- Jeremy Lin (20.1%) Get yourself some Linsanity. He’s averaging 17 points and […]

So Who Is Thaddeus Young?

Like always, Thaddeus Young is an afterthought. Even in a trade that brought him out of the dredges of Minnesota and onto the Brooklyn Nets, a major-market team where he could make a significant impact on a playoff race for the final spot in the Eastern Conference, the trade was all about what was going […]

Deron Williams 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: Brooklyn Nets trade Deron Williams to Sacramento Kings for Derrick […]

Nets face first true test vs. Suns

There can only be one true Plumlee. (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets embark on day one of a three-game road trip against three possible playoff teams, taking on the Phoenix Suns in Phoenix at 9 P.M. EST. After six games against underwhelming competition, the Suns represent Brooklyn’s first real test: they’ve already beaten the reigning champion San Antonio Spurs, and knocked off the undefeated […]