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 […]

Nets To Call Up Kris Joseph from Springfield


The Brooklyn Nets will called up forward Kris Joseph from their D-League affiliate, the Springfield Armor. The news, ironically enough, was broken by Joseph’s fellow Armor teammate Willie Reed, whose been on his own personal campaign over the last couple of months to get the big promotion: Congrats to my bro @realkrisjo on his call […]

The 15th Man: 6 Ideas For The Last Spot


The Brooklyn Nets waived non-guaranteed small forward Josh Childress at his request shortly before the new year, leaving the team with one open roster spot. With non-guaranteed contracts becoming officially guaranteed tomorrow (note: because of the waiver process, if a player hasn’t been waived yet, his contract is fully guaranteed), we at The Brooklyn Game […]

Nets-Wizards: Double-OT Thriller in Tweets & Pix

By Max Weisberg WARM-UPS Almost sitting on the catwalk… #WizNets #Nets — Wrightoholics(@Wrightoholics) January 4, 2013 10min til my #Nets tkae on the Wizards!! #LetsGoNets 18-15 record after tonight!!! — NBA Analyst RajChamp (@RajChamp23) January 4, 2013 #Nets are stupid for not going after D. Cook. Could use his 3 point shooting off bench. […]

Nets Waive Josh Childress, at his request

Josh Childress

The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on small forward Josh Childress, the team announced tonight after its 103-100 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to Howard Beck, Childress requested the waiver himself before the game, saying that he didn’t see a role for him on this roster. Childress appeared in 14 games for the Nets, […]

Nets-Jazz: Pregame Open Thread & Key To The Game

Deron Williams

Grade the Players at any time! Game Info: The Utah Jazz (13-12) take on the Brooklyn Nets (13-10) tonight at 7:30 P.M. EST, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The game will be televised on YES Network. Ian Eagle and Jim Spanarkel have the call on YES. WFAN has the radio call, WADO has the Spanish […]

Brooklyn Basics: On Nets-Blazers

Gerald Wallace Brooklyn Nets

Chat it up in tonight’s game thread! The Brooklyn Nets (7-4) face the Portland Trail Blazers (6-6) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn today. Here’s the deal on this afternoon. Remember: you can grade the players at any time.

The Bench Mob Gets Defensive

Andray Blatche Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn’s “Bench Mob” has already earned its share of attention in the early part of the season – primarily for the offensive performances from the likes of Andray Blatche, CJ Watson, MarShon Brooks and Jerry Stackhouse. But what’s most impressive in these (very) early stages of the season is how the group has performed defensively. […]

Warriors 102, Nets 93 Game Grades: Well, that was ugly

After a red-hot first quarter that saw them hitting 14 of 19 field goals, the Brooklyn Nets offense completely stalled as the Golden State Warriors caught fire. Midrange jumper after three-pointer after open layup splashed through and the Nets seemed completely ineffectual to stop it. The Nets couldn’t get out in transition, couldn’t hit open […]

Net Worth: Nets 102, Celtics 97

The Nets saw yet another double-digit post-halftime lead crumble, falling apart in the third quarter before taking the lead back in the final frame. In a bizarre final minute, the Nets & Celtics traded intentional free throws, and the Celtics missed enough to give Brooklyn, now 5-2, the victory. We’ll have more thoughts tomorrow, and […]

Blogger Trolldown: Going 1-on-1 with Cavs Blogger Conrad Kaczmarek

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets (3-2) take on the Cleveland Cavaliers (2-5) tonight at Barclays Center, as the Nets try to extend their winning streak beyond games against the Orlando Magic. Much like the Nets, the Cavaliers are no stranger to upheaval; after losing one #1 overall pick in LeBron James have followed it right up with […]

Pregame Primer: Brooklyn Nets v. Orlando Magic, 3 P.M.

Joe Johnson Brooklyn Nets, Arron Afflalo Orlando Magic

The Brooklyn Nets take on the Orlando Magic on the second half of their ¡first! home-and-home of the season, after taking them to some kind of school on Friday night to the tune of 107-68. Here’s what you need to know going into today’s game