Embarrassment of riches simply an embarrassment

Kevin Garnett, Nikola Pekovic, Shaun Livingston

Kevin Garnett was his usual eloquent self speaking with reporters after Friday night’s loss, the first of his career to his former team. “We created this monster, and we have to deal with it,” Garnett said after the team’s embarrassing 111-81 loss at the hands of the Minnesota Timberwolves, a team that gave him a […]

Nets-Timberwolves: How & Where To Watch & Listen

The Brooklyn Nets are 3-8 after a wholly unenthusiastic loss against the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday. The franchise point guard went down with another ankle injury, and Brooklyn is near the Eastern Conference cellar. Tonight, they take on the 7-6 Minnesota Timberwolves. Yet, somehow, the Nets only find themselves 1.5 games out of the division […]

Nets shorthanded again as Williams, Lopez, two more sit

Deron Williams, Jason Terry

The Nets are catching too many breaks, and not the good kind. Starting Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams and center Brook Lopez have officially been ruled out once again as they each nurse sprained ankles, while backup small forward Andrei Kirilenko (back spasms) and backup shooting guard Jason Terry (bruised knee) will both sit […]

Struggling Nets look to upset Timberwolves, A sentence I never expected to say

Ricky Rubio, Deron Williams

In the midst of the bad times, the 3-8 Brooklyn Nets travel to Minnesota tonight to take on the 7-6 Minnesota Timberwolves, looking to snap a three-game losing streak and win just their second game on the road this season. The Timberwolves are on a two-game losing streak of their own, after dropping contests to […]

“You will be seeing Brook Lopez in the All Star Game. #markmywords”:
Nets-T’Wolves in Tweets & Pix

BY WILL RAUSCH WARM-UPS Carlesimo on #Twolves: “Injuries are part of the gm—we had a ton of them last year—but this is really extreme what they’re going through.” — Mark Remme (@MarkRemme) January 24, 2013 Dear lord Brook Lopez looked GOOD on #nets pregame! Damn. — Alexandra Santiago (@AlexSantiago51) January 24, 2013 We’re gonna meet […]

Nets vs. Timberwolves, 8:00 P.M.:
TBG Open Thread

Brook Lopez

Grade the Game at any time! Tonight: The 25-16 Brooklyn Nets take on the 17-21 Minnesota Timberwolves at 8:00 P.M. EST, at Target Center in Minnesota. The Nets are 11-2 since pseudointerim coach P.J. Carlesimo replaced Avery Johnson. The Timberwolves have lost six of their last seven games, with those six losses coming at an […]

Brooklyn Nets 96, Minnesota Timberwolves 107: Welp

Nikola Pekovic

Note: a site traffic overload left us without the ability to do our live grades. We’re truly sorry for that issue. Hopefully the recap gives you an idea of how they’d grade. I hope you’re not reading this. I really, truly hope that you’re paying attention to something far more important, whether that’s today’s presidential […]

Nets-Timberwolves: Blogger Breakdown with Wolfman Zach Harper

Andrei Kirilenko Minnesota Timberwolves

Time for the first second game of the season in Brooklyn Nets history! The Nets are set to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight at Barclays Center without their starting small forward, Gerald Wallace. The Timberwolves come in with a host of injuries — Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, and now J.J. Barea will all sit […]