How’d We Get Here: K.J. McDaniels Last Thursday, the Brooklyn Nets acquired K.J. McDaniels in a trade with the Houston Rockets. McDaniels was acquired at essentially no long-term cost, with the Nets giving up the minimum cash consideration, $75,000, for the third-year swingman. On the surface, this trade may not look like much as, on the […]
Sustainably Sourced: Adding the Ingredients for an Efficient Nets Offense, Part II Rebuilding an NBA franchise is a painful process that every NBA team — aside from the San Antonio Spurs — must undergo. Without their own draft picks, the Brooklyn Nets must look everywhere to find players that fit Sean Marks’ envisioned program and the […]
Tonight, the Washington Wizards visit the last-place Brooklyn Nets as the Eastern Conference’s fourth seed that’s running on an 8-2 run over their last ten games. The Nets, in contrast, have dropped ten straight as the team struggles to meet the modest benchmark of even 10 wins this season. Both squads are coming off of […]
How Kenny Atkinson built a modern offense for the Brooklyn Nets, both for now and the future The Brooklyn Nets are in flux. By rebuilding, the Nets are not just signing new players and staff — the entire franchise is changing. The players, head coach, and general manager are the most noticeable changes, but the […]
Nets ride offensive explosion to first win of 2017 The Brooklyn Nets snapped an 11-game losing streak in New Orleans on Friday night with a 143-114 victory over the Pelicans. Eight different Nets players scored in double-figures as Brooklyn scored their highest point total in a non-overtime game since 1982. Not only was this the […]
Greenberg: Nets are bad, but they’re playing like a playoff team Well, we’re only a few days into 2017, but it isn’t shaping up to be much better than last year. After the Brooklyn Nets threw away 40 good minutes against the Utah Jazz in the blink of an eye, wanting to hibernate until the summertime […]
Opponent: Houston Rockets Time: 8:00 PM EST Location: Toyota Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WCBS 880 AM He’s back! It’s not quite Michael Jordan wearing number 45 on his back but the Brooklyn Nets key free agent signing has returned. Point guard Jeremy Lin will play tonight against the 17-7 Houston Rockets, which should be […]
Jeremy Lin says that the hiring of head coach Kenny Atkinson was instrumental behind his decision to sign with the Brooklyn Nets, reports Mike Mazzeo of ESPN. Lin, the Nets’ prize addition of the summer, notes that he had entertained the idea of playing alongside NBA-behemoth Anthony Davis, but they ultimately weren’t offering as much money as the […]
The Glue Guys starts with Nets lineup changes after Jarrett Jack’s injury, (7:15) Billy King replacement rumors, (14:30) and how the Nets are getting it wrong with the fan experience at Barclays. (41:00) News around the League: 76ers sign Elton Brand, Laser pointers point at James Harden, and Suns owner Robert Sarver’s angry at millennials. […]
After getting blown out in two straight games over the weekend, the Nets (6-15) put together a bounce-back performance on Tuesday by beating the Houston Rockets 110-105 at Barclays Center. Brook Lopez led the Nets with 24 points, eight rebounds, and a season-high five blocks and Joe Johnson put forth one of his better games […]
TBG goes around the horn to predict the NBA season.
Now that the NBA Finals is over and a new league champion has been crowned, we can finally devote our complete attention to all the off-court fun, which starts with this Thursday’s NBA Draft.