This week, we’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again? These will come in (mostly) reverse chronological order. Today, we will cover the trade that brought Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Nets general manager Billy King has never been shy about making deals, and knows that it’s a possibility that they’ll move into the draft once again. “We’re still talking about acquiring a pick if possible,” King said after the team’s free agent camp Wednesday, before later clarifying. “Generally, you don’t know […]
ESPN Forecast ranked all 30 general managers in the NBA, and Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King ranked 28th out of all 30 teams with a 3.81 ranking, ahead of only John Hammond of the Milwaukee Bucks and Joe Dumars of the Detroit Pistons. It’s also wrong.
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In a podcast with Grantland, Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge touched on the trade that sent former Celtics Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Jason Terry to the Brooklyn Nets.
Nets.com, which in the past has directed to the official websites of the New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks, is now sending people… to the official website of the Boston Celtics! The Celtics and Nets completed a trade in July that sent future Hall of Fame forwards Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, along with guard […]
The Brooklyn Nets are all in — they want to win a championship this season. In order to accomplish such a feat, they’ll almost assuredly have to go through the reigning back-to-back champions of the NBA, the Miami Heat. So let’s now take a look at exactly how the new-look Nets stack up with the […]
The Nets announced around 2:15 in an emailed press release that the trade which gives them Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry and (a new addition) DJ White, is official. The Nets are slated to introduce the three big names in the deal in a press conference on Thursday at noon. Billy King and Jason […]
Despite having no cap room and quiet expectations, the Brooklyn Nets have made some huge moves this offseason. Cutting through the rumors, here’s a quick rundown of everything they’ve done, as well as the current team salary and roster situation. This will be updated as news breaks, so check back frequently. Info after the jump.
About a month ago, Max Weisberg looked at the Brooklyn Nets projected spending, in salary and the luxury tax, here at The Brooklyn Game. We projected that Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov would spend a wild $47 million in the luxury tax alone. Since then, a lot has changed. Duh. On July 12th, the Nets […]
Lots of conflicting rumors today about the Brooklyn Nets trade with the Boston Celtics, so here’s a quick rundown of who’s going where in the trade, and what the Nets still have to figure out: