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 […]

Nets Rumors: Charlotte Hornets Interested in Bojan Bogdanovic?

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The Nets and trade rumors go together like NBA 2K16 and a lack of productivity. Sure enough, with the team falling fast out of playoff contention, the rumor mill has begun its annual churn. Buried in a larger report for Sporting News, Mitch Lawrence notes that at least one team has made a preliminary call […]

ESPN: Hollins “is almost certainly out” as Nets coach this summer

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The Brooklyn Nets now have the third-worst record (10-25) and third-worst net points per 100 possessions (-6.7) in the NBA. It’s safe to say that at this point, they’re the third-worst team in the NBA, ahead of the 76ers, who are pushing the once-finite limits of tankitude, and Lakers, who are torpedoing their way into […]

Joe Johnson, carrying heavy minutes load, QUESTIONABLE vs. Raptors

Joe Johnson, the team leader in minutes played and one of only four players to have appeared in all 34 games, is listed as questionable in Wednesday night’s contest against the Toronto Raptors with a left thigh contusion. Johnson has endured a brutal season per his standards: he’s shooting a career-low 36.3% from the field […]

Wayne Ellington 7 Three-Pointers (HIGHLIGHTS): Around the ‘Nets

Wayne Ellington 7 Three-Pointers (HIGHLIGHTS): Around the ‘Nets

First: relive Weez’s night. Then: here’s the latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘Nets: Nets rookie Chris McCullough talks life, basketball, loss and redemption in a lengthy interview with ESPN. Jarrett Jack on Thomas Robinson following the Nets’ 111-105 win over the Miami Heat: “Thomas Robinson wad tremendous. A guy that hadn’t played […]

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.

The Nets Finally Have More Threes Than Stephen Curry

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The Nets are finally as good as Stephen Curry. Curry got off to one of the hottest starts in NBA history this year and has kept it running, having far and away the most productive year of any player. That includes a ridiculous 129 three-pointers made in Golden State’s first 26 games. Joe Johnson’s long-range […]

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 […]