The 2017 NBA Draft date of June 22 is quickly approaching, and interest is rising in what the Brooklyn Nets will do come draft night. Currently, the Nets have the No. 1 overall…two first-round picks (No. 22 and 27), and a second-round pick at No. 57. Brooklyn might shake things up come draft night, but […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Trying to answer six of the biggest questions for the Nets following the 2015 NBA Draft.
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 […]
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 […]
Fantasy Basketball is all about outsmarting your opponents, and much of that is done through grabbing the unfound star in free agency. Here’s our best way to do that in Week 23, the start of league championships. Note: All OWN%’s come from ESPN Fantasy Leagues. Point Guard: ATL- Dennis Schroder (16.6%) As the season winds […]
Good morning! The Nets beat the Spurs. Here’s how:
The NBA’s longest-running player-coach partnership has earned five titles in 15 years.
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 […]
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