In their closing act of the 2015-16 season, what remained of the Brooklyn Nets fell apart in the second half against what remained of the Toronto Raptors, blowing a 21-4 lead and losing 103-96 to a team that rested almost all of its rotation players. It was a fitting ending to a dismal season. The […]
Let’s start here: as general manager, Billy King made a series of franchise-crippling moves that, barring stupid and unexpected good fortune in free agency, will hold the Brooklyn Nets back from contention through this decade. As head coach, Lionel Hollins all but admitted he’d given up on trying to improve the wasteland roster that had […]
It was less than two years ago that Jason Kidd sat on a manufactured podium in the Barclays Center atrium, a smile as wide as his passing vision, basking in a round of applause from fans — and some media members — upon his official introduction as Brooklyn Nets coach. That day, it seemed like […]
Here’s five things we saw during the Nets’ 115-100 loss to the Chicago Bulls: Brook Lopez, making decent passes (early). One thing we’ve mentioned often is Brook Lopez’s need to make smart passes out of the post if he wants to become a more complete post player. That means reading double-teams quickly and finding the […]
Before their 108-100 overtime loss to the Phoenix Suns Friday night, the Nets made a different kind of statement. In pre-game warmups, most of the team donned one of two shirts produced by the “End It Movement,” dedicated to raising awareness about and eliminating present-day slavery. Deron Williams also wore a Red X on his […]
Just that kind of night. What happened: The Nets debuted their stars-and-stripes jerseys to a loss, falling 108-100 in overtime to the Phoenix Suns at Barclays Center. Where they stand: The loss plunges the Nets further down the Eastern Conference playoff race. At 25-35, they’re now 1.5 games behind the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat […]
The Brooklyn Nets are no stranger to December changeups. Avery Johnson was fired in their first December in the borough, following a 14-14 start to the 2012-13 season. Jason Kidd assigned Lawrence Frank to “daily reports” nearly one year later on December 4th, 2013, roughly around the time Nets management reportedly considered firing him. ‘Tis […]
It was the type of game that bent narrative sideways.
Joe Johnson on Twitter Height: 6’7″ Weight: 240 lbs. Date of Birth: June 29, 1981 Years Pro: 13 Before NBA: University of Arkansas Drafted: 10th overall, 2001 NBA Draft Nickname: Joe Jesus, Joe Cool, Armadillo Cowboy – Full Stats – Joe Johnson is the only Brooklyn Net that matters at this point. He’s really the […]
Derek Fisher & Phil Jackson bring a new culture to New York.
Daily reports, the last vestiges of a turbulent Jason Kidd era, will no longer be filed in Brooklyn.
Do the Nets have the worst future in the league? It’s that time of year again, when the NBA is close enough to starting that you can taste it but far enough away that we’re still wondering what’ll happen in years beyond. Enter ESPN.com’s “Future Power Rankings,” where ESPN’s Amin Elhassan, Chad Ford, Tom Haberstroh, […]