Woj: Tony Brown to become lead assistant for the Washington Wizards

Brooklyn Nets interim head coach Tony Brown gestures in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in New York. In Brown's first game as interim head coach, the Spurs defeated the Nets 106-79. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Tony Brown is expected to become the Washington Wizards’ lead assistant coach, reports The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski.¬†Brown, who took over for the fired Lionel Hollins in February on an interim basis, interviewed for the head coaching role that was eventually given to Kenny Atkinson. In Washington, Brown will join a revamped staff that includes the […]

Around The Nets: Atkinson, Robinson, and the Celtics’ great luck

Brooklyn Nets forward Thomas Robinson (41) shoots a jump shot Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala (31), and forward Mike Scott defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 114-86. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Reporting contributed by Elizabeth Swinton¬† Following the arrival of Kenny Atkinson, news surrounding the Brooklyn Nets has come fast and furious — so you know what that means: it’s time for another edition of Around The ‘Nets! Today, The Brooklyn Game has a compilation of podcasts, rumors, and noteworthy things that we’re sharing today! Happy […]

Was this the worst season in Nets history?

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In their closing act of the 2015-16 season, what remained of the Brooklyn Nets fell apart in the second half against what remained of the Toronto Raptors, blowing a 21-4 lead and losing 103-96 to a team that rested almost all of its rotation players. It was a fitting ending to a dismal season. The […]

Report: John Calipari wants $120 million to run the Nets

Calipari last coached the Nets in 1999. (AP)

With Lionel Hollins and Billy King out, the Nets may seek to fill two positions with one man: John Calipari. The mutual respect and adoration between Calipari and Nets CEO Brett Yormark is hardly a secret; the two spoke at length about their relationship with ESPN last month, while Hollins was still coaching the team. […]

Nets kick off 2016 in Boston

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Opponent: Boston Celtics Location: TD Garden (Boston) Time: 7:30 PM Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app Now that the calendar has turned to 2016, the Nets can resolve to improve their most glaring weakness: fourth-quarter efficiency. Currently, the Nets rank last in the NBA in fourth-quarter scoring at 23 points per game, and the […]

Deron Williams Season In Review: Long Gone Franchise Player

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Deron Williams is the first subject of our offseason Nets In Review series. Stats: 68 G (55 GS), 31.1 MPG, 13.0 PTS, 6.6 AST, 3.5 REB, 0.9 STL, 0.3 BLK, 2.3 TOV, 38.7 FG%, 36.7 3PT%, 83.4 FT%, 50.4 TS%, 15.7 PER, 105 ORtg, 109 DRtg, 3.6 win shares The Season: The quote spread like […]

Nets Playoff Odds: What Would Happen If There Was A 5-Way Tie?

The Nets take on the Washington Wizards tonight in a battle with playoff implications. John Wall will rest for the Wizards, which could help grease the wheels for the Nets securing one of the final three spots in the playoffs. But with a little over a week left in the NBA season, nothing is settled […]

Nets catch a break: No John Wall for Wizards tonight

John Wall (AP)

The Nets have just four games left to secure a playoff spot, and with much hanging in the balance, at least one bit of good fortune came their way. All-Star Washington Wizards guard John Wall, the team leader in points, assists, steals, and ridiculous highlights, will rest Friday night against the Brooklyn Nets, according to […]

Nets host Wizards with eye on playoffs

The finish line to this roller-coaster season is just four games away for the Brooklyn Nets (36-42), and a playoff berth is within their grasp. On Wednesday, the Atlanta Hawks threw a wrench into those postseason plans by beating the Nets for the second time in five days, winning 114-111 at Barclays Center. Despite three […]

Brooklyn Nets Playoff Run Takes Back Seat To Stevie Wonder For Most Expensive Event at Barclays Center This Week [SPONSORED]

Brook Lopez (AP)

The multi-purpose Barclays Center in Brooklyn has been a smash hit ever since its opening in 2012. Between musical performances, college basketball tournaments and the Brooklyn Nets, the Barclays Center always has a multitude of entertainment options with easy commuting options. Whether by train (LIRR or several subway stop options) or driving to the arena, […]