Sactown Breakdown: The View From Sacramento

DeMarcus Cousins, Brooks Lopez

No rest for the wicked. After taking down the Washington Wizards 117-115 on a Joe Johnson isolation jumper in the Let’s Make Devin Revisit His Distant Nail-Biting Addiction Bowl, the Brooklyn Nets take on the Sacramento Kings tonight in Brooklyn. The 13-20 Kings are on a bit of a streak — they’ve won four of […]

Reprise: The TEN Worst Things James Dolan Has Done

James Dolan

New York Knicks owner James Dolan is a … unique character in NBA ownership. Perhaps no owner (other than Los Angeles Clippers steambag Donald Sterling) is as simultaneously entrenched in his position and reviled by his fanbase at the same time. When I ask Knicks fans what they hate most about the team, it almost […]

The 9 Worst Things James Dolan Has Done

James Dolan

By MAX WEISBERG New York Knicks owner James Dolan is a … unique character in NBA ownership. Perhaps no owner (other than Los Angeles Clippers steambag Donald Sterling) is as simultaneously entrenched in his position and reviled by his fanbase at the same time. When I ask Knicks fans what they hate most about the […]

Nets vs. Knicks: The History of a 36-Year Rivalry

Stephon Marbury, New York Knicks, Jason Kidd, New Jersey Nets

In whatever superlative you’d like to assign it — the Battle for New York, Battle of the Boroughs, the Nets’ arrival on the New York stage, or just another game — the ex-New Jersey/now Brooklyn Nets take on the New York Knicks tonight, in Barclays Center in Brooklyn. This game has added meaning like few […]

Brooklyn Basics: On Nets-Lakers

Joe Johnson Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets (6-2) face the newly D’Antoni coached Los Angeles Lakers (5-5) at Staples Center tonight. Here’s all you need to know, and the things you didn’t know you’d want to know.

Brooklyn Nets 99, Sacramento Kings 90: DRAY DAY

DRAY. DAY. In a game featuring struggles from Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, and Brook Lopez, in a game when Gerald Wallace was limited, the Nets got a huge step up from their bench: MarShon Brooks scored 9 key points in the fourth, C.J. Watson hit three threes in the first half, and OH MY GOODNESS […]

The Brooklyn Basics: Brooklyn Nets @ Sacramento Kings

Gerald Wallace Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets (5-2) take on the Sacramento Kings (2-7), tonight at 6 P.M. (3 P.M. Pacific) at Sleep Train Arena (no, really). Here’s all you need to know, and probably some stuff you don’t.

MarShon Brooks Named to All-Rookie Second Team

A press release from Nets PR has reported that MarShon Brooks has been named a member of the All-Rookie Second Team.  Let’s give it a read: Brooklyn Nets guard MarShon Brooks has been named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team, the NBA announced today. Brooks joins Houston’s Chandler Parsons, Sacramento’s Isaiah Thomas, Minnesota’s Derrick Williams […]

“Small Market, Big Heart” Hits The Internet Today

“Small Market, Big Heart” Hits The Internet Today

This post has little to do with the Nets, other than the fact that both teams are current members of the National Basketball Association and occasionally play each other. But sometimes, NBA news goes beyond basketball, and beyond the fact that Isaiah Thomas finished ahead of MarShon Brooks in the Rookie of the Year voting […]

Net Worth: Nets 111, Kings 99

New Jersey Nets 111 Final Recap | Box Score 99 Sacramento Kings Gerald Wallace, SF 36 MIN | 8-12 FG | 0-0 FT | 6 REB | 3 AST | 18 PTS | -1 Prior to March 15th, the Nets suffered through a revolving door at the small forward position. A scoring-deficient Damion James, a […]

NAS End of the Season Awards: Most Overrated Analysis (Part 2)

Those of you that follow baseball closely are surely familiar with Michael Lewis’s timeless book Moneyball, a look into the managing practices of Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics in 2002. The book is fascinating, and worth a purchase if you’re interested at all in the function of behind-the-scenes sports business practices. In the book, […]