TBG goes around the horn to predict the NBA season.
Considering the expectations, 44th overall pick Markel Brown had a solid first season in Brooklyn, sneaking into the starting lineup after the All-Star Break. He showed off a nose for on-ball defense, most notably bothering James Harden into an off shooting night in one of his first career starts. He rose up for the team’s […]
The NBA has released the full voting for their three All-NBA teams and Brook Lopez was rewarded with a third team vote. Lopez started the season slow under Lionel Hollins, but came on strong at the end to lead Brooklyn to the eighth and final playoff spot. After back-to-back Player of the Week Awards, a few thirty-point […]
4) The Markel Brown Era. Let’s start with the most fun thing that’s come out of the Nets in a long time: With Bojan Bogdanovic sidelined by a sprained ankle, Hollins elected to insert Markel Brown in the starting lineup. We talked a bit about the four-wide lineup earlier, and Brown’s made a real contribution […]
JAMES HARDEN: What? That wasn’t a foul. REF: Yes, you fouled him. Caught him on the hand. *holds out hand* HARDEN: *has already forgotten the foul* Good job, team! *high-fives ref* James Harden has long had a reputation as a confused, lackadaisical defender. That reputation has changed this season, in a year where Harden has […]
It’s been a season of adjustment for Nets rookie Bojan Bogdanovic. A longer three-point line. The new feel of the NBA basketball. The natural adjustment that comes with a 25-year-old moving overseas to a new climate and culture for a high-pressure, high-travel job. Even right down to a mid-season bench role on basketball’s biggest stage. […]
Good morning! The Nets lost it all: the game, their cool, the coolness factor. Here’s how: What happened: The Brooklyn Nets played toe-to-toe with the Houston Rockets following Kevin Garnett’s ejection for head-butting Dwight Howard, but fell apart in the second half, eventually losing 113-99. Where they stand: The Nets are now 16-22 after the […]
Jarrett Jack on Twitter Height: 6’3″ Weight: 200 lbs. Date of Birth: October 28, 1983 Years Pro: 9 Before NBA: Georgia Institute of Technology Drafted: 22nd overall, 2005 NBA Draft – Full Stats – If you want Jarrett Jack to replace Shaun Livingston’s contributions to the team as a combo guard last year; prepare to […]