The Nets Are Still A Huge Mess

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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 […]

Jason Kidd Won — Again

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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 […]

5 Things We Saw In Nets-Bulls: Andrea Bargnani, Brook Lopez, & More

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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 […]

The oddly political Brooklyn Nets

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 […]

Nets Collapse Again As Suns Eke Out Overtime Win

The Nets are 25-35. Here's how:

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 […]

Lionel Hollins admits the Nets aren’t what he thought they were

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 […]

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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 […]

Nets Rank Dead Last Future Power Rankings, Which Was The Point All Along

Deron Williams, Brook Lopez

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, […]