Deron Williams: Nets “deeper than last year,” Lionel Hollins talks lineups

Lionel Hollins faces low odds to win Coach of the Year. (AP)

Nets coach Lionel Hollins and point guard Deron Williams spoke with Sirius XM NBA radio hosts Frank Isola and friend of The Brooklyn Game Jerry Stackhouse to talk about the team.

Do the pundits have a point?


After seasons of 49 and 44 wins, the purely predictive ESPN’s Eastern Conference Forecast ranked the Brooklyn Nets to finish 8th in the conference with a 39-43 record, barely making the playoffs. Do they have a point? The same core as their 49-win 2013 expansion squad will anchor this 2015 Brooklyn team: Deron Williams, Joe […]

Why Joe Johnson Needs To Return To Shooting Guard

Why Joe Johnson Needs To Return To Shooting Guard

Joe Cool. The Armadillo Cowboy. Joe Jesus. Joe Johnson has been the most consistent Nets player throughout his time in Brooklyn, in play if not in moniker. Every other starting spot is racked with questions, but Johnson is entrenched. But there’s one question that could help fill the rest of the starting lineup: Should Joe […]

The Search for the New Nets Mascot: Bring Back Sly??

Progress Report #1 We’ve already gotten some interesting suggestions. @TheBKGame #MyBrooklynMascot I think a much less serious Knight could work as the Nets Mascot! — Mike King (@MikeKing00) July 21, 2014 Several calls to bring back Sly, the NJ Nets mascot: @TheBKGame there is only one mascot design that should be considered — […]

5 Biggest Nets Offseason Questions

5 Biggest Nets Offseason Questions

Another year, another round further in the playoffs, and another early defeat. But after their five-game loss to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Brooklyn Nets face yet another offseason with big questions. Here’s our list of the five biggest questions heading into the offseason, in reverse order — and my guess […]

Nets-Knicks Is A Real Rivalry: A Recap

Barclays Center

The Brooklyn Nets made their much-anticipated move from the swamps of New Jersey to the intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic last fall, and an instant NYC basketball rivalry with the Knicks was born. Both teams were also playoff-bound and relevant at the same time in the NBA for the first time since… well, ever, which […]

Tonight’s Nets-Magic X-Factors

After beating LeBron James & the Miami Heat, the Nets travel to Orlando. (AP)

While most of New York City is preoccupied with the New York Marathon (which runs right past Barclays Center), the Brooklyn Nets are in Orlando to take on the Orlando Magic, hoping to move above .500 for the first time this season. It’s been quite some time since a matchup between these two teams was […]

Andray Blatche: A step-back jumper wrapped in an enigma wrapped in tinfoil

Number: 0 Position: C/PF Height: 6’11” Weight: 260 Years Pro: 8 Hometown: Syracuse, NY Prior to NBA: South Kent Prep (CT) Twitter: @drayblatche Analysis:

Nets vs. Heat, who’s better?

The Brooklyn Nets are all in — they want to win a championship this season. In order to accomplish such a feat, they’ll almost assuredly have to go through the reigning back-to-back champions of the NBA, the Miami Heat. So let’s now take a look at exactly how the new-look Nets stack up with the […]

Who’s in and who’s out after the Nets, Celtics trade

Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett

Lots of conflicting rumors today about the Brooklyn Nets trade with the Boston Celtics, so here’s a quick rundown of who’s going where in the trade, and what the Nets still have to figure out: