Nets catch a break: Klay Thompson OUT

Klay Thompson

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson will sit out Saturday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets with back stiffness, the team announced before the game. Brandon Rush will start in his place. Thompson is the team’s second-leading scorer behind Stephen Curry, averaging 15.2 points per game for the undefeated Warriors and hitting 38.6 percent of […]

Nets-Warriors: What 2 Watch 4


The Brooklyn Nets are 1-8 and just dropped a heartbreaker by two points to the Sacramento Kings. The Golden State Warriors are 10-0 and eight of their ten wins have come by double-digits. The two teams play tonight at 10:30 P.M. EST. It’s safe to say the Nets aren’t exactly heavy favorites. Despite that, you […]

The Right Way of Building the Nets

Billy King (AP)

They say you can’t rebuild here, as New Yorkers demand instant results and a winner. They don’t have the patience to endure a potentially long and painful process. It’s not that they want it now, but yesterday. This misconception has been plaguing New York sports teams for what seems like an eternity. It’s a big […]

Brooklyn Nets open homestand against Warriors juggernaut

The Golden State Warriors are firing on all cylinders. (AP)

Hello Brooklyn! After the All-Star break interrupted an eight-game road trip, the Nets (24-33) will begin a five-game home stand tonight against the Golden State Warriors (46-11). It’s their first game at Barclays Center since the 92-88 win over the Knicks on February 6, and the 24 days between home games marks the longest stretch […]

Here’s Mason Plumlee’s Dunks From The NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Hey, so here’s both of Mason Plumlee’s dunks Saturday night in the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. The first was assisted on by fellow Duke alumnus Kyrie Irving, who threw the ball off the side of the backboard to Plumlee, who pulled it under and around the rim for a reverse slam. It came with a […]

All-Star Weekend Set to Bring Excitement Back to Brooklyn Next Week (SPONSORED POST)


 By TiqIQ It’s been an underwhelming season in Brooklyn, but the Nets can hang their hat on the upcoming All-Star Weekend, which is set to invade the Barclays Center for the Rising Stars Challenge and All-Star Saturday Night. While Brooklyn’s Big-3 of Williams, Johnson and Garnett has failed to win in a relatively weak Eastern […]

Mason Plumlee stars in garbage time as USA routs Slovenia, 119-76


In the latest installment of Mason Plumlee Travels The Universe, the USA Men’s National Basketball Team slayed the Dragic brothers, defeating Slovenia 119-76 in the Quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup in Barcelona, Spain Tuesday. The Americans improved to a perfect 7-0, and will now play Lithuania in the semifinals of the tournament on Thursday. […]

Nets, Warriors battle of competing styles

Nets, Warriors battle of competing styles

BY SAM LACHOW   Brooklyn Nets Breakdown Golden State Warriors 25-27 Record 33-22 5-5 Last 10 Games 6-4 103.1 Points scored per 100 possessions 104.1 104.6 Points allowed per 100 possessions 99.3 93.9 Possessions per game 98.8 45.1% Field goal percentage 45.8% 36.7% Three-point percentage 38.0% 47.7% Rebound percentage 51.3% 15.3% Turnover percentage 16.0% Joe […]

Deron Williams named to initial Team USA roster

Beijing Olympics Basketball Men

Deron Williams has been named to the initial National Team Roster for USA Basketball, the Brooklyn Nets announced today. Williams joins 27 other players: LaMarcus Aldridge (Portland), Carmelo Anthony (New York), Bradley Beal (Washington), Tyson Chandler (New York), DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento), Stephen Curry (Golden State), Anthony Davis (New Orleans), Andre Drummond (Detroit), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma […]