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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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 […]
The Nets haven’t beaten the San Antonio Spurs since March 29, 2010, but tonight may mark their best shot yet. The Spurs, who were already without Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, and Kawhi Leonard, announced that backup forward Boris Diaw will sit out with food poisoning. Diaw has played in 47 of the team’s […]
Tonight, the Brooklyn Nets take on the San Antonio Spurs in a very special regular season game. It’s not special for who’s playing, but who’s not playing.
The Nets have beaten the San Antonio Spurs just once in their last 21 tries, in 2010, the year they ended the season 12-70. But luck may be on their side tonight. The Spurs will be without star point guard Tony Parker, who left the Spurs’ Wednesday night game against the Washington Wizards with back […]
BY SAM LACHOW Brooklyn Nets Breakdown San Antonio Spurs 21-25 Record 36-13 6-4 Last 10 Games 5-5 103.1 Points scored per 100 possessions 107.7 105.3 Points allowed per 100 possessions 99.9 93.86 Possessions per game 96.37 45.0% Field goal percentage 49.1% 37.0% Three-point percentage 39.4% 47.8% Rebound percentage 50.3% 15.4% Turnover percentage 15.2% Joe Johnson […]
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Number: 20 Position: SF Height: 6’9” Weight: 220 Years Pro: 1 Hometown: Tbilisi, Georgia Prior to NBA: Spirou Charleroi Twitter: None Analysis:
The NBA introduced the Twyman-Stokes “Teammate of the Year” Award today, an annual award recognizing the league’s “ideal teammate,” and Brooklyn Nets guard Jerry Stackhouse is a finalist for the first-ever winner. Stackhouse joins finalists Luke Walton (Cleveland Cavaliers), Andre Iguodala (Denver Nuggets), Jarrett Jack (Golden State Warriors), Roy Hibbert (Indiana Pacers), Chauncey Billups (Los […]
It’s that time of year again: draft time. A time when nearly all Nets fans spend the early part of their summers reading, speculating, hypothesizing, or dreaming about for the past six years. What’s that? You haven’t followed the draft because you know the Nets hold the 22nd pick due to finishing fourth in the […]
Each day that there’s a playoff game, we’ll have three things to watch in the NBA playoffs. Each note will be accompanied by a contest. We’ll announce winners after each round. Here’s today’s three things to watch: 1) San Antonio’s continued dominance. The San Antonio Spurs crushed the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1 of the […]