Less than a month ago, Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic told The Brooklyn Game he wasn’t sure if he had a role with the Brooklyn Nets. Now, in the team’s first game without Brook Lopez, Mirza Teletovic makes his way into the Brooklyn Nets starting lineup, and it looks like it’s his spot to lose.
The Brooklyn Nets will rest Kevin Garnett Friday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, and Kidd had yet to announce an official replacement, calling it a game-time decision. Something to consider:
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 […]
The 8-15 Brooklyn Nets take on the 7-18 Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers are on a six-game losing streak, while the Nets had their three-game winning streak snapped Friday against the Detroit Pistons. Injury report: Brook Lopez (ankle) is OUT after being listed as questionable. Andrei Kirilenko (back) and Jason Terry (knee) are also OUT. Starting […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]