#BKConnect: The Paul Pierce Bench Experiment, Deron Williams’s Resurgence, & More

#BKConnect: The Paul Pierce Bench Experiment, Deron Williams’s Resurgence, & More

On the latest episode of #BKConnect, Rod Boone, Chris Shearn, and I discuss the latest dish on the Brooklyn Nets. We talk about Paul Pierce’s mentality off the bench, Andray Blatche’s surge in the absence of Brook Lopez, some team defensive philosophies, Mirza Teletovic, and the importance of Deron Williams to this team’s roster. Check […]

Brook Lopez OUT, Mirza Teletovic to make first career start vs. 76ers

Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic will make his first career start in place of injured Nets center Brook Lopez, moving Kevin Garnett to starting center for the first time this season. “He was taped and ready to go, he tried,” Kidd said of his star center. “The medical staff felt that he wasn’t ready, and […]

A Futile Effort: Pistons 103, Nets 99

Paul Pierce, Kyle Singler, Greg Monroe

What once appeared was to be another ho-hum blowout for an indifferent Brooklyn Nets team lacking the services of a key player turned into a furious comeback attempt that just couldn’t come through. Nets fans justifiably aching, clawing to assign definite blame in a close loss will point to Andray Blatche’s two missed free throws […]

Mirza Teletovic, Andray Blatche fight in practice

It was a “typical NBA fight,” according to Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams, but it’s not something the Nets are accustomed to just yet. Nets forwards Mirza Teletovic and Andray Blatche squared off during a scrimmage at Sunday’s practice, as both had to be held back by teammates. From the Wall Street Journal: reserves Mirza […]

Teletovic hoping for the year two bump

Mirza Teletovic

When talking European players, the general theory is that there is an adjustment grace period. 
Year one is typically a mess. It’s a different game, a different country, and adjustments are needed before the player can transform into Dirk Nowitzki. But year two, that’s when expectations will be met or fall short. If anyone knows […]