Marks Madness: Understanding The Nets’ Draft Pick Position March Madness is here! The NCAA’s most profitable (for some) venture has already seen first round action. Brackets have been busted and stocks have and will rise. (Except for Lonzo Ball.) Back in the NBA, teams are gearing for playoff runs and the inevitable the-Warriors-are-in-trouble takes are […]
The Brooklyn Nets have gotten off to their worst start since moving to Brooklyn, having lost each of their first seven games. An injury to Brook Lopez exacerbated fears that the team would struggle to cobble together any decent performances with a tough road schedule ahead. Worse, the team does not control its first-round pick […]
We’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again?
Today comes the last — and first — one: we cover the decision to trade for Deron Williams.
This week, we’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again?
These will come in (mostly) reverse chronological order. Today, we will cover the trade that brought Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn.
Will Kobe Bryant accept another losing season?
After seasons of 49 and 44 wins, the purely predictive ESPN’s Eastern Conference Forecast ranked the Brooklyn Nets to finish 8th in the conference with a 39-43 record, barely making the playoffs. Do they have a point? The same core as their 49-win 2013 expansion squad will anchor this 2015 Brooklyn team: Deron Williams, Joe […]
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Nets general manager Billy King has never been shy about making deals, and knows that it’s a possibility that they’ll move into the draft once again. “We’re still talking about acquiring a pick if possible,” King said after the team’s free agent camp Wednesday, before later clarifying. “Generally, you don’t know […]
ESPN Forecast ranked all 30 general managers in the NBA, and Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King ranked 28th out of all 30 teams with a 3.81 ranking, ahead of only John Hammond of the Milwaukee Bucks and Joe Dumars of the Detroit Pistons. It’s also wrong.
Hello Jon. Thank you for your daily support of The Brooklyn Game. Show your appreciation by picking up an extra-small sweater at The Brooklyn Game Store. It’ll look good for comedy. Thanks! Here’s a roundup of last night’s Nets festivities.
Today, I’m happy to introduce a new podcast on The Brooklyn Game by “The Glue Guys,” two die-hard Nets fans named Elliot and Brian, and a die-hard Wizards fan named Mike (to keep things balanced). These guys have done a great Nets podcast for the last few months under the name “The Patroons,” and we’ve […]