Sustainably Sourced: Adding the Ingredients for an Efficient Nets Offense, Part II Rebuilding an NBA franchise is a painful process that every NBA team — aside from the San Antonio Spurs — must undergo. Without their own draft picks, the Brooklyn Nets must look everywhere to find players that fit Sean Marks’ envisioned program and the […]
Opponent: Houston Rockets Time: 8:00 PM EST Location: Toyota Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WCBS 880 AM He’s back! It’s not quite Michael Jordan wearing number 45 on his back but the Brooklyn Nets key free agent signing has returned. Point guard Jeremy Lin will play tonight against the 17-7 Houston Rockets, which should be […]
Brook Lopez, center 2015-2016: 33.7 MPG, 20.6 PPG, .511 FG%, 7.8 RPG, 2.0 APG, 0.8 SPG, 1.7 BPG, 2.4 TOV, 73 G Who is Brook Lopez? If you’re a reader of The Brooklyn Game, this player is one that doesn’t need introducing. Or, in an even broader stroke, if you’re a fan of the NBA in general, you’re […]
What a time.
The latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘nets: So, you may have seen the entire internet caught wind of Mikhail Prokhorov’s Tescao workout yesterday, mostly because it’s hard to imagine any NBA owner doing something similar. Michael Jordan would just try to beat his players on the court. Steve Ballmer would sell them […]
On the final day of the regular season, the Nets needed a career-high 28-point performance from Bojan Bogdanovic to erase a 12-point deficit against the Orlando Magic and sneak out their 38th victory. The win, coupled with a Pacers loss, put the Nets in the playoffs. Bogdanovic was named to the 2014-15 NBA All-Rookie Second […]
On May 13, 1976, Julius Erving led the New York Nets to a 112-106 Game 6 win over the Denver Nuggets, clinching the second Nets ABA championship in three years. It marked not only a title win for the Nets franchise, but the final game in the ABA’s weird history and the last time Erving […]
All it was missing was the Jordan shrug. Nets guard Bojan Bogdanovic hit a career-high six three-pointers on six attempts Friday night, helping the Nets extend what could’ve become a close game into a 117-80 laugher. “We have guys who can take off on you,” Thaddeus Young said. “Today, Bogie got off.” Bogdanovic scored 22 […]
The Brooklyn Nets have discussed a trade package with the Charlotte Hornets that would send seven-time All-Star Joe Johnson to the Charlotte Hornets for a package designed around embattled shooting guard and Brooklyn native Lance Stephenson, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The Nets and Hornets recently engaged in trade discussions […]
Rundown: Start: Look back at the past few games with Brook playing better and the importance of Joe Johnson. 21:30 Why tanking is out of the question for the Nets and the true value of draft picks. 35:45 News around the League: Kidd owns the Nets (literally), who should own the Nets, Mason Plumlee’s Big […]
The Brooklyn Nets might look to trade their “Big 3” of Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, and Brook Lopez, according to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN. But what might that mean for the Nets? Here’s our top trade ideas — and yours. Top trade: Brooklyn Nets trade Joe Johnson to Charlotte Hornets for Lance […]
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Maybe it’s because of the money, maybe it’s because of the fame, maybe it’s because sports are inherently a suspension of reality intermixed with illogical tribalism, but politics and sports rarely mix.