MarShon Brooks dunks past Nick Young in the ultimate metaphor (VIDEO)

MarShon Brooks dunks past Nick Young in the ultimate metaphor (VIDEO)

Coming out of the draft, one of the knocks on MarShon Brooks was that he was a gunner, not a particularly solid team player, and though he got “baby Kobe” comparisons was more routinely derided as another version of then-Wizards guard and current 76er Nick Young, known for shamelessly shooting his way through games and […]

Joe Johnson GTD, Keith Bogans OUT vs. Sixers

Joe Johnson, Evan Turner

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson is listed as a game-time decision for tonight’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers, the Brooklyn Nets announced today. After missing five games with a quad contusion and to rest his sore heel, Johnson returned to the lineup and scored 27 points on 9-27 shooting in two games. According to Mike […]

MarShon Brooks posts career night in win (Full Highlights)

MarShon Brooks posts career night in win (Full Highlights)

Yes, it was against the Cleveland Cavaliers, but the Cavs are still a professional basketball team, and Brooklyn Nets guard MarShon Brooks put up a career-night, hitting his first ten shots en route to a 12-16 shooting night, finishing with a career-high 27 points and tying a career high with 7 assists. Brooks finished a […]

Nets 113, Mavericks 96: Shot Charts, Mark Cuban’s Struggle Face, & Takeaways

MCSF

Check out the advanced box score from last night’s 113-96 Nets victory over the Mavericks here. A few takeaways from last night’s game: First and foremost: Check out these two shot charts. Pretty similar, right? The first is Lopez’s shot chart in his game last season in Dallas, when he put up 38 points in […]

Video: MarShon Brooks highlights excellent half

Video: MarShon Brooks highlights excellent half

MarShon Brooks is a bit of a darling for Brooklyn Nets fans: undeniable offensive talent, smooth, smart, fun to watch, but can’t seem to stick in the rotation. Against the Detroit Pistons, Brooks put together one of his best halves of the season: attacking the lane, hitting a four-point play, and looking like he belongs […]

One Year Later, Where Do Things Stand?

I was pretty panicked about the state of the Nets a year ago. And I still contend I had every reason to feel that way. The superstar defensive stalwart center the team had been chasing all year had just opted to finish the season in Orlando while indulging in a bowl of his “favorite candies” […]