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 […]

Nurse out, Adam Harrington in as Nets’ shooting coach

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is out indefinitely, needing surgery. (AP)

Update: 9:45 p.m. The Brooklyn Nets will hire Adam Harrington as the team’s new shooting coach, reports David Aldridge. Harrington used to be the shooting coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant’s personal trainer. He is expected to replace Nurse on Brooklyn’s staff. Nets, per sources, are hiring Adam Harrington, ex-OKC shooting coach–& […]

Rumor: Nets call Hawks to inquire about Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap

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Despite their lack of a General Manager or major assets worth pursuing,¬†Alan Hahn of ESPN Radio told the Michael Kay Radio show that the Brooklyn Nets have inquired about the availability of Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap. The Atlanta Hawks, who are rumored sellers this trade deadline, may be trying to collect as much cap […]

The Glue Guys: What Would You Pay To Bring Kevin Durant To The Nets?

 

The Glue Guys start with how much would you personally pay, hard cash from your own pocket, to make Kevin Durant a Net, (13:50) the Nets GM search, and (15:30) Dwight Howard Nearly-A-Net. (27:45) News around the League: the ripple effect of Blake Griffin’s punch, David Blatt’s firing and the mythology surrounding Kristaps Porzingis grows […]

Can Brook Lopez and the Nets pounce on the Heat?

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Opponent: Miami Heat Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 pm EDT Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app So… Who saw that coming? After Winter Storm Jonas took hold of New York last weekend, Brookzilla invaded Barclays Center and dominated the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder, extinguishing their seven-game winning streak with a 116-106 victory. Brook Lopez […]

Here’s Some Things Kevin Durant Said About The Nets

Via reporters at Barclays Center, shortly before Sunday night’s tipoff between the Brooklyn Nets & Kevin Durant’s Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant said the Nets have a lot of talent. Also, he knows who Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is. Said NYC is the mecca of basketball. — Andy Vasquez (@andy_vasquez) January 24, 2016 Kevin Durant on the […]

Streaking Thunder plow into Brooklyn looking for eighth straight win

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Opponent: Oklahoma City Thunder Location: Barclays Center Time UPDATE!: 7:30 PM EDT Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app The Nets may have hit rock bottom on Friday night, losing the 14th of their last 15 home games in as lackluster fashion as it gets, 108-86 to the visiting Utah Jazz. The Nets had no […]

Brett Yormark: Nets to “be a major player” in free agency

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The Brooklyn Nets don’t have much to hang onto. They’re tied for the third-worst record in the NBA, having won only 7 of their first 25 games. After years and years of trades doubling-down on a win-now strategy, they’re now in the midst of a molasses-speed rebuild around Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young. So there’s […]

Lionel Hollins: “I don’t try to analyze everything… we are who we are”

Lionel Hollins: “I don’t try to analyze everything… we are who we are”

The Brooklyn Nets are in a state of stasis. The team does not control the rights to a first- or second-round draft pick until 2019, and the team’s front office has said the primary goal is to keep things in place to make a splash during next season’s free agency. But the season itself is […]