Deron Williams will make his return to Brooklyn for the first time since agreeing to a buyout with the team this past offseason on Wednesday, now as a third banana on the Dallas Mavericks.
The Nets’ home stand got off to a good start on Sunday, with a much-needed 87-83 victory over the visiting Detroit Pistons. It was not pretty, but after some tough losses, the elusive win fit the bill just right for the Nets. Head Coach Lionel Hollins summed it up perfectly postgame. “It’s really interesting how […]
Here’s Wednesday’s Nets news and notes from around the ‘Nets: What do you do after giving up 101 relatively easy points to a non-NBA team? You practice the basics of your defense. Lionel Hollins on Brook Lopez shooting threes: “You guys think about stuff I don’t even think about.” It’s not clear what the Nets […]
The Brooklyn Nets are in a transition phase between championship aspirations and building anew. But Lionel Hollins doesn’t see it as a gap year. He’s the first coach to survive more than one season in Brooklyn, and his five likely starters — Jarrett Jack, Bojan Bogdanovic, Joe Johnson, Thaddeus Young, and Brook Lopez — are […]
NBA.com has begun running through a series of “30 Teams in 30 Days,” and their analysis of the Brooklyn Nets doesn’t paint a pretty picture. Though the details are sketchy — for example, the post asserts that the Nets still have Steve Blake, and didn’t include Alan Anderson or Mirza Teletovic in its list of […]
“There aren’t really any legendary Brooklyn Nets, right? They all… They all kind of stink.” WWE SummerSlam 2015 took place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn this past weekend, and World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins was none too kind to his hosts, as shown in the Vine video above. Granted, the Nets project to have a […]
ESPN is not exactly bullish on Brooklyn’s chances of competing this season. The World Wide Leader’s annual preseason Forecast predicts a 30-52 record for next year’s Nets, an eight-win drop that ranks the Nets 12th in the Eastern Conference. Sports Illustrated got a nearly identical result not long ago with a crude statistical measure. First […]
Bojan Bogdanovic had a decent first year in Brooklyn. Billed as driver and shooter, he finished the season averaging 13.6 points per 36 minutes, shooting 35.5% from three-point range. He also close to single-handedly kept the Nets playoff hopes alive, with a season-high 28-point outburst coming in the team’s final game when a loss would […]