Pick: Nets add Euroleague legend Mike Batiste to growing staff

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The Brooklyn Nets and Sean Marks continue to build their never-ending staff by adding Michael Batiste as a new big man coach, reports David Pick of Basketball Insiders. Batiste is a well-traveled veteran that has played in Europe since going undrafted in 1999, minus a one-season stint with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2002-2003. With stops in Belgium, […]

Nets add cap and contract specialist, scouts to front office

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The Brooklyn Nets have announced the hiring of five new front office additions — including a cap and contract specialist, a strategic planning coordinator, and a couple of scouts. On the heels of signing Kenny Atkinson, the Atlanta Hawks’ current assistant coach, general manager Sean Marks continues to build out the evolving organization. You can read […]

Nets take on Hornets before hitting the road

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The Nets (15-40) got back to business on the court on Friday, beating the crosstown rival New York Knicks 109-98 at Barclays Center. Brook Lopez picked up right where he left off scoring a season-high 33 points along with eight rebounds and four blocks. Bojan Bogdanovic, as he did in the January 13th win over […]

Mike Conley: No Lionel Hollins closes already-slim chances of Conley in Brooklyn

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Firing Lionel Hollins may have been the right move for the Nets at the time, but it also may have cost the Nets their slim chance at landing one of this summer’s top free agents. Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley is in Brooklyn for his lone game against the Nets this season, and before the […]

Nets try to keep good vibes going against Grizzlies

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Opponent: Memphis Grizzlies Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 PM EDT Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app Thanks to an appearance by “Joe Jesus” on Monday night, the Nets (14-39) have a chance to end the “first half” of the season on a positive run going into the All-Star Break. Joe Johnson’s buzzer-beater would be […]

Could Stephen Curry Outshoot The Entire Brooklyn Nets Roster?

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The three-point shot has become basketball’s secret weapon. NBA teams last season shot an even 35 percent on three-pointers, averaging 1.05 points per shot; conversely, they only shot 48.5 percent (0.97 points per shot) on two-pointers. That gap has widened in recent years, and it’s partially thanks to Warriors guard and reigning MVP Stephen Curry, […]

Markel Brown, Joe Johnson to start for Nets vs. Grizzlies

Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson will start against the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday night after the team listed him as questionable with a bruised right hand. Johnson bruised the hand Friday night against the San Antonio Spurs, and iced the hand on the bench at the end of the game. Markel Brown will also return to […]

Nets seek first win in Memphis

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It was all well and good for the Nets (0-2) after one half of play, but things sure got away from them quickly last night. After building a 47-41 halftime lead over the San Antonio Spurs (1-1), the Nets ran into a wall marred by missed shots, poor rebounding, and shoddy defense, leading to an […]

The Morning After: Nets Downed By Superior Spurs

Kawhi Leonard (right) & the Spurs were just too much for Thaddeus Young & the Nets. (AP)

Good morning Russell! A brief note: we’ll only have The Morning After following some games, depending on the nature of the game. Some games will deserve it, others will require different forms of coverage. No matter what, the goal is quality, and that’s for you, Russ. Here’s everything you need to know about Nets-Spurs: What […]

Lionel Hollins laughs at doom-and-gloom Nets predictions

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The Brooklyn Nets, by most predictions, will be worse than last year. That’s based on the evidence. They were already in decline from the previous season, lost their primary creator in Deron Williams, their most reliable wing defender in Alan Anderson, and didn’t drastically improve their immediate on-court product. But Lionel Hollins doesn’t care about […]

Top 10 Nets Games You Should Go To, Ranked

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The NBA season schedule is out, which means it’s time to mark your calendar for Nets nights. Here’s one crack at a top 10 list. The criteria, in no particular order: overall quality of opponent, interesting or fascinating players, returning Nets, scarcity of games (the Warriors coming once means more than the Cavaliers coming twice), […]