TBG’s Far Too Early Fantasy Basketball Cheat Sheet

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) reacts after a foul call in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

by Simon Harrex Believe it or not, we’re less than forty days away from the newest NBA season. While the days of the Golden State Warriors’ epic collapse at the hands of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are now in the rear-view mirror, it’s never too early to start thinking ahead. Naturally, the Brooklyn Nets […]

Scotto: Nets sign Yogi Ferrell to one-year, partially guaranteed deal

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The Brooklyn Nets have signed undrafted point guard Yogi Ferrell to a one-year, partially guaranteed contract, reports Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops. Brooklyn Nets & former Indiana All-American point guard Yogi Ferrell have agreed to a 1-year, partially guaranteed deal, per league sources. — Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto) July 22, 2016 Although the Nets currently have […]

Nets kick off 2016 in Boston

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Opponent: Boston Celtics Location: TD Garden (Boston) Time: 7:30 PM Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app Now that the calendar has turned to 2016, the Nets can resolve to improve their most glaring weakness: fourth-quarter efficiency. Currently, the Nets rank last in the NBA in fourth-quarter scoring at 23 points per game, and the […]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]