The Importance of Keeping Things in Perspective It’s January 15th, 2017, the Brooklyn Nets are 8-31, and Jeremy Lin has played in just 12 games this season. The Nets are behind the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference but they don’t have the distinction of rolling through the next decade with Ben Simmons and Joel […]
In a stunning turn of events, commissioner Adam Silver has mandated that the Boston Celtics return their draft picks to the Brooklyn Nets, a source reports. In case you’ve forgotten, the Nets traded their 2014, 2016, and 2018 picks to the Celtics in a 2013 draft day blockbuster that brought them Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, […]
Paul Pierce has said a lot about his time in Brooklyn, mostly all negative: he called his one-year stint with the franchise “horrible,” and bemonaned “veterans who didn’t want to play and didn’t want to practice.” A master of jabber, Pierce has continued emptying his clip about the Nets, most recently noting that it was […]
The Brooklyn Nets fell to 2-11 in Boston Friday night, but that was hardly the story between these two teams. The Nets, now infamously, gave up three first-round picks and the right to swap a fourth for Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Jason Terry, hoping to compete for a championship. That, of course, never came […]
The Brooklyn Nets have the second-worst front office in the NBA, according to a recent poll of ESPN’s Forecast panel. The Nets fell the furthest of any team last season despite no major moves or changes in their front office, falling 14 spots from 15th to 29th, making the ranking a bit of a retroactive […]
This week, we’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again?
These will come in (mostly) reverse chronological order. Today, we will cover the trade that brought Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn.
Has Daryl Morey continued his pursuit of a Deron Williams-Dwight Howard merger? One Nets source says no, but Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report says not to rule it out. Bucher, in discussing what moves the Rockets might make, cites Williams as a potential player the Houston Rockets GM might look at in their “hot and […]