Draft: Nets select Caris LeVert with the 20th pick

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The Brooklyn Nets selected Caris LeVert from Michigan with the 20th overall pick. LeVert, who averaged 16.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 4.9 assists last season, should help shore up the Nets’ major issues in the backcourt. Following the selection, LeVert said: “I’m just blessed to be here throughout all the adversity — I’m lost for words.” Earlier this afternoon, […]

Woj: Tony Brown to become lead assistant for the Washington Wizards

Brooklyn Nets interim head coach Tony Brown gestures in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in New York. In Brown's first game as interim head coach, the Spurs defeated the Nets 106-79. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Tony Brown is expected to become the Washington Wizards’ lead assistant coach, reports The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Brown, who took over for the fired Lionel Hollins in February on an interim basis, interviewed for the head coaching role that was eventually given to Kenny Atkinson. In Washington, Brown will join a revamped staff that includes the […]

Around The Nets: Atkinson, Robinson, and the Celtics’ great luck

Brooklyn Nets forward Thomas Robinson (41) shoots a jump shot Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala (31), and forward Mike Scott defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 114-86. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Reporting contributed by Elizabeth Swinton  Following the arrival of Kenny Atkinson, news surrounding the Brooklyn Nets has come fast and furious — so you know what that means: it’s time for another edition of Around The ‘Nets! Today, The Brooklyn Game has a compilation of podcasts, rumors, and noteworthy things that we’re sharing today! Happy […]

Brooklyn Nets 2016 Offseason Primer


The Nets are in possibly the most difficult spot of any NBA team. New general manager Sean Marks has to establish a winning culture with a 21-win team and no draft picks. Marks wowed Nets management with his vision for building in Brooklyn, and this offseason represents Marks’s first big test. Here’s our primer on […]

Was this the worst season in Nets history?


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 […]

Nets will pick 55th in the 2016 NBA Draft


If you thought the Brooklyn Nets already hit rock bottom, here’s a shovel. The Toronto Raptors defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 122-98 tonight, ensuring that the Nets will swap their second-round pick with the Los Angeles Clippers and pick 55th overall in this upcoming NBA draft. Sound confusing? Here’s how it works. The Nets traded the […]

Kobe Bryant will sit for his last game vs. Nets


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 […]

Report: Nets, Barclays Center valued at $1.9 billion as Mikhail Prokhorov assumes full ownership

Mikhail Prokhorov

It’s long been reported, but it appears official: Mikhail Prokhorov, after buying 80 percent of the Brooklyn Nets and 45 percent of Barclays Center operations in 2010, will now become the principal owner of both companies. Via Bloomberg’s Scott Soshnick: BREAKING: @NBA approves ownership transfer of @BrooklynNets/ @barclayscenter to Prokhorov, source says. Valuation of $1.9 […]

Chris Paul, Blake Griffin two-man game too much for Nets


Hack-A can only get you so far. The Nets staged a furious fourth-quarter comeback against the Los Angeles Clippers Saturday night, trimming an eighteen-point lead to just two in the final minutes thanks to a well-timed intentional fouls on career 41.5% free throw shooter DeAndre Jordan and some quick buckets from their outside shooters. “(Hack-A-Jordan) […]