Greenberg: Nets are bad, but they’re playing like a playoff team

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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 […]

Jeremy Lin returns as Nets battle James Harden and the Houston Rockets


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 […]

Mazzeo: Atkinson was key component in Nets landing Lin


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: Jarrett Jack’s Injury


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. […]

Nets welcome lowly Sixers on Jewish Heritage Night

The menorah made of basketballs is back. (via Brooklyn Nets)

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 […]

NBA Predictions: MVP, DPOY, Finals Picks, & More


TBG goes around the horn to predict the NBA season.

Markel Brown: “My goal is… to be able to handle the point guard spot”

Markel Brown wakes up the crowd with a throwdown

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 […]

Lopez receives one All-NBA Third Team vote

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 […]

James Harden High-Fives Referee For No Apparent Reason

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 […]

Bojan Bogdanovic Wishes He Could Be More Aggressive

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. […]