Wayne Ellington reminisces about late father in Player’s Tribune piece

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The man who murdered Wayne Ellington’s father was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison this past February, a verdict that Ellington said brought some closure to a horrific family ordeal. In a piece penned for The Player’s Tribune, the Nets guard further remembered his father’s impact on his life, how the two shared […]

Report: NBA, Adam Silver forces Celtics to return Nets’ draft picks from 2013 blockbuster

Jason Terry (right), with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. (AP)

In a stunning turn of events, commissioner Adam Silver has mandated that the Boston Celtics return their draft picks to the Brooklyn Nets, a source reports. In case you’ve forgotten, the Nets traded their 2014, 2016, and 2018 picks to the Celtics in a 2013 draft day blockbuster that brought them Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, […]

Kobe Bryant will sit for his last game vs. Nets

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Opponent: Los Angeles Lakers Location: Staples Center (Los Angeles) Time: 10:30 PM EST Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app The Nets (17-43) lost their first game of the Sean Marks Era Monday night, a 105-95 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center. After a 33-point third quarter cut the Clippers lead […]

ESPN: Hollins “is almost certainly out” as Nets coach this summer

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The Brooklyn Nets now have the third-worst record (10-25) and third-worst net points per 100 possessions (-6.7) in the NBA. It’s safe to say that at this point, they’re the third-worst team in the NBA, ahead of the 76ers, who are pushing the once-finite limits of tankitude, and Lakers, who are torpedoing their way into […]

Around the ‘Nets: 2-9!

The decisive free throws. (AP)

The Nets are 2-9. Here’s the latest news and notes from around the ‘Nets: Brook Lopez says that despite a 1-9 record (now 2-9), the Nets aren’t quitting this year… leaving little to the imagination about past seasons. A small Nets-related chuckle in Zach Lowe’s latest on ESPN.com: “(Kobe Bryant) coughed up the ball left […]

The Glue Guys Podcast: The Nets Get A Win!

 

The Glue Guys celebrate the Nets first win of the season (airhorn sound effect)!!! And then ask the question whether this team should be torn down and if Billy King/Lionel Hollins should be fired. (32:20) News Around the League: Kings-Karl-DeMarcus Mess, Kobe’s last game at MSG, and Deron Williams on difference between Dallas and Brooklyn […]

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson plays well in first career start against childhood hero Kobe Bryant

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Chester, Pennsylvania native and Nets rookie Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had more than one reason to laugh when asked about his childhood hero, Lower Merion native Kobe Bryant. The two towns have a bitter high school basketball rivalry. When Bryant was a junior in high school, Chester dominated Lower Merion in their junior district final, 77-50. As […]