The Best Mr. Irrelevants In NBA History: Can the Nets strike gold?

The Best Mr. Irrelevants In NBA History: Can the Nets strike gold?

Since 1976, the last pick in the NFL draft has been referred to — with tongue firmly planted in cheek — as  “Mr. Irrelevant.” The dubious honor even comes with some hardware, “The Lowsman Trophy,” a play on the Heisman with the player fumbling a football. The NBA’s version of Mr. Irrelevant has changed quite […]

Nets GM Billy King says reassigning Frank was King’s decision, talks Kidd hire, trades

Billy King, Jason Kidd (AP)

In an interview with NBA TV host and former New York Knicks general manager Isaiah Thomas, Nets general manager Billy King discussed his team, most prominently his decision to hire Jason Kidd as head coach. King also discussed Lawrence Frank’s re-assignment to “daily reports,” removing Frank from the sideline, saying that the re-assignment was his […]

Nets hope to avoid Kings trap

Nets hope to avoid Kings trap

BY SAM LACHOW Brooklyn Nets Breakdown Sacramento Kings 30-30 Record 22-40 6-4 Last 10 Games 5-5 102.8 Points scored per 100 possessions 103.9 104.0 Points allowed per 100 possessions 106.4 94.1 Possessions per game 96.8 45.0% Field goal percentage 44.9% 35.9% Three-point percentage 34.1% 47.2% Rebound percentage 51.4% 15.4% Turnover percentage 15.5% Joe Johnson (15.1) […]

Report: Nets close to trade for Marcus Thornton

Marcus Thornton

UPDATE: Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Nets & Kings are nearing agreement, with no additional picks or cash: Brooklyn-Sacramento nearing agreement on Jason Terry-Reggie Evans for Marcus Thornton deal, as Yahoo reported Tuesday. No picks or cash. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 19, 2014 With less than 48 hours until Thursday’s 3 P.M. trade deadline,

Playing Out Of Place

The Valley

It’s an odd feeling, returning to a place that no longer belongs to you.

OKAY FINE I’M PANICKING: Kings 107, Nets 86 (GAME GRADES)

How would you grade the players? Jason Terry POINT GUARD Gets an F for flopping against Greivis Vasquez in the fourth quarter, then getting a technical in the fourth quarter for going after Vasquez, then arguing that he deserved a foul. The Nets, who were making one last run, never came close again. Mason Plumlee […]

How important is coaching experience?

Jason Kidd Nets Coach

Im not mad at J Kidd or hating that he got the job. I'm happy for him. I like him. I just dont get y other qualified coaches get overlooked — Patrick Ewing Jr (@pewingjr6) June 13, 2013 That quote regarding Jason Kidd’s hiring as Brooklyn Nets head coach — just nine days after his […]

Top Brooklyn Nets coaching candidates

STAN

With PJ Carlesimo out, the Nets now turn to finding a new permanent head coach. Here are some of our suggestions, thanks to The Brooklyn Game team. Get started here: Page 1 of 9

Nets – Kings: TBG Open Thread

Andray Blatche, Thomas Robinson

Grade the Game at any time! Tonight: The 13-20 Sacramento Kings are in Brooklyn tonight to take on the 18-15 Brooklyn Nets, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn at 7:30 P.M. EST. The Nets are 4-1 in the P.J. Carlesimo era. The Kings have also won four of their last five games. Watch & Listen: The […]