Stat Corner: Offensive & Defensive Rating


Say you recently won a charity auction that afforded mindless malcontents like you the opportunity to play in one NBA game. You’re excited, you’re all warmed up, you’ve just high-fived your favorite NBA players, the ball gets tipped, and the game begins! And then they ruthlessly tear you to shreds. With a useless slop pile […]

The Los Angeles Clippers now have the NBA’s most expensive “Big 3”

DeAndre Jordan is all smiles after returning to the Clippers. (AP)

After re-signing DeAndre Jordan to a max deal following the Great Free Agency Emoji War of 2015, the Los Angeles Clippers now have the most expensive “Big 3” in the NBA, clocking in at a little over $60 million in salary for Jordan, Blake Griffin, and Chris Paul. With Griffin, Jordan, and Paul all commanding […]

The danger for the Nets in 2016 free agency

Durant & LeBron are 2016's big names. (AP)

Barring the type of Grand & Unexpected Wild Offseason Move the team trademarked between 2011 and 2014, this year’s Brooklyn Nets roster is close to set. Thirteen players are on guaranteed contracts, with at least four more vying for the final two spots out of Nets training camp. The Nets don’t look primed to make […]

Let’s Remember The Times Mirza Teletovic Was Awesome


Nets forward Mirza Teletovic became former Nets forward Mirza Teletovic today, after reports that the 6’9″ shooting forward signed a one-year deal with the Phoenix Suns. Teletovic suited up for the Brooklyn Nets in 165 games, more than any player except Deron Williams & Joe Johnson, and left his fair share of memories. So let’s […]

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson reveals his celebrity crush, challenges Markel Brown to dunk contest in Twitter Q-and-A

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (left) taking a selfie on draft night. (AP)

Yesterday, the Nets officially signed rookie Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who they traded for on draft night. Today, Hollis-Jefferson answered questions from fans in a Q-and-A on the Brooklyn Nets Twitter account. The conversation went from basketball (which Hollis-Jefferson begun playing when he was five), to his deepest fear, celebrity crushes, challenging a teammate to a dunk […]

Nets to play Cavaliers, Hornets, Bulls in Las Vegas Summer League

Thunder Nets Basketball

For the first time in over a decade, the Brooklyn Nets are going to Las Vegas. The NBA released their official Vegas Summer League schedule today, and the first Nets game comes on July 11th against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Summer league teams are highlighted by first- and second-year players, as well as random free agent […]

Lopez receives one All-NBA Third Team vote

The NBA has released the full voting for their three All-NBA teams and Brook Lopez was rewarded with a third team vote. Lopez started the season slow under Lionel Hollins, but came on strong at the end to lead Brooklyn to the eighth and final playoff spot.¬†After back-to-back¬†Player of the Week Awards, a few thirty-point […]

How to kill a zombie


This is kind of morbid, but it’s probably like someone about to be in a crash. You’re not thinking, ‘I’m gonna die,’ you’re just thinking, ‘What can I do to avoid this crash?’ And then the crash happens, and you have to deal with it. So that’s kind of how I look at the game. […]

A Month After LeBron James Complaints, Mr. Whammy Finally Gets His Spot Back

A Month After LeBron James Complaints, Mr. Whammy Finally Gets His Spot Back

Shortly before Game 3 of Nets-Hawks Saturday night, Bruce Reznick — better known as Nets super-fan “Mr. Whammy” — and his wife engaged in a spirited debate with three separate Nets security guards about where he was and was not allowed to stand and perform his traditional “Whammy Curse.” The extended conversation came nearly a […]