Nets court ranked league’s best by SI

The Brooklyn Nets Barclays Center baseline.

Hey, at least something’s nice to look at at Barclays Center. Sports Illustrated took their hand at ranking the visual aesthetics of all 30 NBA basketball courts, and lo and behold, the Brooklyn Nets’ court ended up atop their list, thanks to the originality of the herringbone wood design and old subway station-style lettering on […]

Can Brook Lopez and the Nets pounce on the Heat?

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Opponent: Miami Heat Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 pm EDT Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app So… Who saw that coming? After Winter Storm Jonas took hold of New York last weekend, Brookzilla invaded Barclays Center and dominated the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder, extinguishing their seven-game winning streak with a 116-106 victory. Brook Lopez […]

Mikhail Prokhorov wants Nets to be a championship contender next year: “We have everything the best”

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Speaking with reporters at Barclays Center shortly after firing head coach Lionel Hollins and re-assigning general manager Billy King, Nets principal owner Mikhail Prokhorov said that while he’d learned hard lessons about being an NBA owner, he also expected the team to compete for a championship next season. “I’m sure next season, we’ll be, I […]

Deron Williams: Time with Brooklyn “made me question if I even wanted to play basketball”

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Deron Williams will make his return to Brooklyn for the first time since agreeing to a buyout with the team this past offseason on Wednesday, now as a third banana on the Dallas Mavericks.

Nets back on the road to face Pacers

Paul George, Andray Blatche, Alan Anderson

After a nice run that resulted in six of seven home wins, the Nets (7-18) subsequently lost three straight at Barclays Center, concluding with a 104-98 defeat to the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. The Nets had no answers for Dwyane Wade (28 points, 13-17 FG) and Hassan Whiteside (20 points, 13 rebounds) yet were […]

Around the ‘Nets: my hands haven’t grown, either

Around the ‘Nets: my hands haven’t grown, either

Here’s the latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘Nets: The Nets aren’t surprised Deron Williams is thriving in Dallas. “Thriving” may be a bit strong, but he’s seen a slight uptick in his production since leaving Brooklyn. In the above, Lionel Hollins on Andrea Bargnani, out with a hamstring injury: “Why do you […]

Joe Johnson on free agency: “winning is important… I’ve made enough money”

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“Winning. Winning is going to be important to me,” Johnson told The Record when asked about his impending free agency. “I’ve made enough money, man, throughout my career. So, yeah, winning will definitely be top priority for me.”

Deron Williams had his shots with Nets

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Earlier this week, Deron Williams made two off-the-dribble shots down the stretch of a 107-98 Mavericks victory, later reflecting on shots like that as few and far between in his time with the Nets. “I don’t like to talk about my time in Brooklyn, but a lot of times I was in the corner waiting […]

Winless Nets begin road trip against Jason Kidd’s Bucks

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It went from bad to worse in Brooklyn last night. In front of thousands of jubilant and amped Lakers faithful in Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Nets (0-6) failed to notch their first win, losing 104-98 to the, uh, visiting road team. After a somewhat dominant first quarter, the Nets failed to knock down shots consistently and […]

Jason Kidd Won — Again

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It was less than two years ago that Jason Kidd sat on a manufactured podium in the Barclays Center atrium, a smile as wide as his passing vision, basking in a round of applause from fans — and some media members — upon his official introduction as Brooklyn Nets coach. That day, it seemed like […]

Controversial Foul Call, Late Miscues Doom Nets

The Nets fell to 0-4 on the season. (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets lost their fourth game of the season to the no-longer-winless Milwaukee Bucks 103-96, in a close, exciting matchup that was decided in the game’s final possessions. But Nets center Brook Lopez, who wasn’t on the court for the majority of crunch time due to foul trouble, wishes it could’ve gone differently. “I […]