Billy King: trades may be on the horizon

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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 […]

Deron Williams Trade: Would You Do It Over?

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.

The Kevin Garnett-Paul Pierce Trade: Would You Do It Over?

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.

Do the pundits have a point?

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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 […]

Nets might trade for a pick, or might not, like every year

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 […]

Why Does Billy King Rank So Low In GM Rankings?

Billy King

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.

The Morning After: Boston Smacks Brooklyn

Brandon Bass, Paul Pierce, Shaun Livingston

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.

Introducing “The Glue Guys” Podcast, Episode 1!

 

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 […]