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 […]
Do the Nets have the worst future in the league? It’s that time of year again, when the NBA is close enough to starting that you can taste it but far enough away that we’re still wondering what’ll happen in years beyond. Enter ESPN.com’s “Future Power Rankings,” where ESPN’s Amin Elhassan, Chad Ford, Tom Haberstroh, […]
ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Nets and Cavaliers have initiated trade talks that would see Marcus Thornton swapped for Jarrett Jack. Back in February, reports surfaced that the Nets and Cavaliers had mutual interest in swapping Jack and Jason Terry. Instead, the Nets dealt Terry and Reggie Evans to Sacramento for Marcus Thornton. Stein […]