Billy King: trades may be on the horizon


The Brooklyn Nets have gotten off to their worst start since moving to Brooklyn, having lost each of their first seven games. An injury to Brook Lopez exacerbated fears that the team would struggle to cobble together any decent performances with a tough road schedule ahead. Worse, the team does not control its first-round pick […]

Winless Nets begin road trip against Jason Kidd’s Bucks


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 […]

Confusion On Late Inbounds Play Dooms Nets

Confusion On Late Inbounds Play Dooms Nets

With their first potential win of the season on the horizon, the Brooklyn Nets drew up a play that was doomed from the start. More specifically, it was the spot. Or the speed, depending who you ask. “That’s what it was, a five-second call,” Hollins said. “We didn’t get it in in time. In those […]

Can the Nets beat the Lakers?


When is a win coming? After yet another poor second half showing, the Nets (0-5) dropped their fifth straight to open the season Wednesday night at Atlanta’s Philips Arena. The poor outside shooting has become a disturbing trend so far; the Nets shot just 3-for-15 behind the arc, which dropped their season percentage down to […]

Is It Time To Panic?


It’s only five games. Five losses. But it’s not time to panic. Panic implies that there’s something horribly wrong in the plan. This is the plan. These five games haven’t told us anything we didn’t expect. The Brooklyn Nets aren’t playing well above or below expectation. Brook Lopez is still putting up numbers; Thaddeus Young […]

Around the ‘Nets: Those woeful Nets


The latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘Nets: Atlanta’s Philip Arena fans boo the mess out of Joe Johnson. But Joe Johnson still has love for Atlanta. From the other side: Atlanta-Journal Constitution on Hawks-Nets. Is it time to panic? Howard Beck of Bleacher Report (and former Nets beat writer for the New […]

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 […]

Markel Brown, Joe Johnson to start for Nets vs. Grizzlies

Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson will start against the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday night after the team listed him as questionable with a bruised right hand. Johnson bruised the hand Friday night against the San Antonio Spurs, and iced the hand on the bench at the end of the game. Markel Brown will also return to […]

Nets seek first win in Memphis


It was all well and good for the Nets (0-2) after one half of play, but things sure got away from them quickly last night. After building a 47-41 halftime lead over the San Antonio Spurs (1-1), the Nets ran into a wall marred by missed shots, poor rebounding, and shoddy defense, leading to an […]

Shane Larkin, Wayne Ellington to start for Nets opening night

Larkin (AP)

Shane Larkin and Wayne Ellington will start opening night in Brooklyn’s backcourt. The two will join Joe Johnson, Thaddeus Young, and Brook Lopez in the starting lineup. Larkin gets the call due to an injury to Jarrett Jack, who suffered a sore left hamstring following preseason and had missed four straight practices. (Incidentally, today is […]