Eight Points: On The Nets’ 106-98 Win Over The Houston Rockets

The Nets celebrated their first victory Wednesday night. (AP)

There are close to seven billion people on our planet Earth, and I’m willing to bet that less than half of you tuned in for Wednesday night’s Brooklyn Nets-Houston Rockets contest. The Nets, after all, had yet to win a game, and they faced a much more talented foe on the road. It seemed like […]

Confusion On Late Inbounds Play Dooms Nets

Confusion On Late Inbounds Play Dooms Nets

With their first potential win of the season on the horizon, the Brooklyn Nets drew up a play that was doomed from the start. More specifically, it was the spot. Or the speed, depending who you ask. “That’s what it was, a five-second call,” Hollins said. “We didn’t get it in in time. In those […]

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson makes first career start vs. Lakers


Nets rookie Rondae Hollis-Jefferson will make his first career start Friday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, Lionel Hollins announced before the game. Hollins declined to go into the thought process that led him to starting Hollis-Jefferson over Markel Brown, who has started the last two games, Wayne Ellington, the starter at the beginning of […]

Can the Nets beat the Lakers?


When is a win coming? After yet another poor second half showing, the Nets (0-5) dropped their fifth straight to open the season Wednesday night at Atlanta’s Philips Arena. The poor outside shooting has become a disturbing trend so far; the Nets shot just 3-for-15 behind the arc, which dropped their season percentage down to […]

Controversial Foul Call, Late Miscues Doom Nets

The Nets fell to 0-4 on the season. (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets lost their fourth game of the season to the no-longer-winless Milwaukee Bucks 103-96, in a close, exciting matchup that was decided in the game’s final possessions. But Nets center Brook Lopez, who wasn’t on the court for the majority of crunch time due to foul trouble, wishes it could’ve gone differently. “I […]

538: Ugly Season Lies Ahead For Nets


The Nets’ hopes of making the playoffs lie largely on faith. To believe this team can make the playoffs after losing three key contributors to a team that fell backwards into the final seed hours after their final game, you have to buy into the idea that the team’s improved chemistry without Deron Williams is […]

Top 10 Nets Games You Should Go To, Ranked


The NBA season schedule is out, which means it’s time to mark your calendar for Nets nights. Here’s one crack at a top 10 list. The criteria, in no particular order: overall quality of opponent, interesting or fascinating players, returning Nets, scarcity of games (the Warriors coming once means more than the Cavaliers coming twice), […]

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 Lopez twins together in NYC is going to be amazing

Brook & Robin Lopez (AP)

With all the uncertainty and weirdness around the Nets right now — Deron Williams might go to Dallas! Joe Johnson could be on the way out! The Nets have no idea if they’re a playoff team even in the East! — there’s one thing that’s certain: the interplay between the two weirdest seven-foot NBA twins […]

Nets sign Wayne Ellington

Wayne Ellington (AP)

At the stroke of midnight, free agent forward DeAndre Jordan had a sudden change of heart, signing a five-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets. Nah, just kidding. But they did get Wayne Ellington! The Nets officially announced their 17th player under contract Thursday morning, agreeing in principle to terms with free agent guard Wayne Ellington. […]

Report: Nets expected to court Lou Williams in free agency

Lou Williams (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets are one of at least four teams that are expected to chase reigning Sixth Man of the Year and unrestricted free agent guard Lou Williams, according to Shams Charania of RealGM. The Sacramento Kings, New York Knicks, and Los Angeles Lakers are also reportedly interested, as well as the Toronto Raptors, Williams’s […]