How’d We Get Here: K.J. McDaniels

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How’d We Get Here: K.J. McDaniels Last Thursday, the Brooklyn Nets acquired K.J. McDaniels in a trade with the Houston Rockets. McDaniels was acquired at essentially no long-term cost, with the Nets giving up the minimum cash consideration, $75,000, for the third-year swingman. On the surface, this trade may not look like much as, on the […]

Sustainably Sourced: Adding the Ingredients for an Efficient Nets Offense

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Sustainably Sourced: Adding the Ingredients for an Efficient Nets Offense Constructing an NBA roster requires balance. The general manager needs to understand on-court schemes, but also must account for attitude and effort. Putting big-name talent that fails to gel usually results in disappointment (see Brooklyn Nets, 2013-2014). Assembling a high character team that lacks raw […]

Nets aim to stay afloat against the fluid Spurs

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Opponent: San Antonio Spurs Time: 7:30 Location: Barclays Center TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN In the famous words of Admiral Ackbar, “It’s a Trap!” Coming off an overtime thriller against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night, and facing the Raptors tomorrow evening on the second-half of a back-to-back, tonight’s game against the Nets could be […]

Answering the big Nets questions following the NBA Draft

Nets fans celebrate after the team selected Chris McCullough with the 29th pick. (AP)

Trying to answer six of the biggest questions for the Nets following the 2015 NBA Draft.

2015 Nets Draft Roundtable: Grading The Draft

Chris McCullough (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets’ 2015 NBA Draft entered with a whimper and left with a bang. For most of the first round, the Nets dangled Mason Plumlee to jump into the lottery, likely to draft a point guard. They were unsuccessful. But later, they’d deal Plumlee and the rights to Pat Connaughton to Portland for Steve […]

Draft: Nets trade two future second-round picks for Charlotte’s Juan Vaulet

Draft: Nets trade two future second-round picks for Charlotte’s Juan Vaulet

Brooklyn has acquired Charlotte's 39th pick, Juan Vaulet, for two future second-round picks, league source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 26, 2015 As if things weren’t crazy enough over the last half hour, the Nets have snuck in another trade — this time, Brooklyn will receive Juan Vaulet from Charlotte for two future […]

Nets Tough Out Win Vs. Spurs

Good morning! The Nets beat the Spurs. Here’s how:

Spurs blaze path, hire female assistant coach

Becky Hammon

When the rest of the NBA focused their efforts on national players, the Spurs searched overseas to discover new talent. After the success of Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker, the league followed suit. Now, while much of the league recycles head coaches and employs assistant retreads, the Spurs found another untapped source to fill out […]

The Morning After: Nets Stomp Depleted Spurs

Alan Anderson, Patty Mills

Hello Andrew, all non-Andrews, and Erin Andrews. Thank you for your continued support of The Brooklyn Game. If you like what you read, be a part of the madness and pick something up at The Brooklyn Game Store. Your support keeps us shooting out blog posts like Mirza Teletovic. Thank you! Here’s a roundup of […]

Nets-Spurs: Open Thread

The 21-25 Brooklyn Nets host the 36-13 but depleted San Antonio Spurs on national TV tonight. Starting lineup: Deron Williams, Shaun Livingston, Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett. Injury report: The Nets welcome back Joe Johnson (knee tendinitis) to their starting lineup, along with Andray Blatche (hip) and Andrei Kirilenko (calf) to their bench. Johnson […]