Bojan Bogdanovic on Team World for Rising Stars Challenge

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It’s hard to imagine anyone from the Nets headed to Toronto for the All-Star Game, but at least one player will make the trip up for a secondary challenge. Second-year guard Bojan Bogdanovic will join Team World in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge to be held on Friday night of All-Star Weekend, as the […]

J.J. Redick On The Flight That Kept Dwight Howard From The Nets

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For about nine months in 2012, it seemed inevitable that Dwight Howard would team up with Deron Williams on the Brooklyn Nets. With dozens of trade packages, possibly illegal meetings, and various rumors of will-he-won’t-he, the “Dwightmare” finally came to an end (mostly) at the trade deadline in 2011, when Howard flip-flopped one last time, […]

Stephen Jackson: Byron Scott was the “worst communicator”

Stephen Jackson in the background, where he spent the majority of his lone Nets season. (AP)

You don’t get too many reminders of the Stephen Jackson era in Nets history, so let’s enjoy this one while we can. Jackson played just the 2000-2001 season with the then-New Jersey Nets under Byron Scott, who’s now the coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. 120 Sports asked Jackson about Scott’s public comments about Lakers […]

Nets kick off 2016 in Boston

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Opponent: Boston Celtics Location: TD Garden (Boston) Time: 7:30 PM Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app Now that the calendar has turned to 2016, the Nets can resolve to improve their most glaring weakness: fourth-quarter efficiency. Currently, the Nets rank last in the NBA in fourth-quarter scoring at 23 points per game, and the […]

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

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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?

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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

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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 […]