New-look Nets open the season against Al Horford and the Celtics

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New-look Nets open up the season against Al Horford and the Celtics Opponent: Boston Celtics Location: TD Garden (Boston) Time: 7:30 EST Watch: YES Network Injuries: Randy Foye (hamstring) and Caris LeVert (foot) are out. After a major offseason overhaul that saw more roster turnover than any other team in the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets […]

2016-2017 Brooklyn Nets Season Preview: Up From Below

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The Brooklyn Nets 2016-2017 Preview: Up From Below “Cause I’ve already suffered, I want you to know God I’m riding on hell’s hot flames, coming up from below.” — Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes Last year, the Brooklyn Nets, by any liberal definition of the word, were an absolute trainwreck. Surely, expectations had plummeted after […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Chris McCullough

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Chris McCullough, power forward 2015-2016: 15.1 MPG, 4.7 PPG, .404 FG%, 2.8 RPG, 0.4 APG, 1.2 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 0.6 TOV, 24 G Who is Chris McCullough? At this stage of his career, it seems as if most people may have heard about Chris McCullough a lot more than they’ve actually seen him. To quickly cover […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Randy Foye

Randy Foye

Randy Foye, guard 2015-2016: 20.3 MPG, 5.9 PPG, 2.0 APG, 1.9 RPG, 0.5 SPG, .04 BPG, .351 FG%, .300 3PT%, .824 FT%, 81 G Who is Randy Foye? Randy Foye is 6’4 combo guard that came to the Brooklyn Nets as a free agent after the team’s massive offer sheets to restricted free agents Tyler Johnson […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Joe Harris

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Joe Harris, guard 2015-2016: 3.0 MPG, 0.6 PPG, 0.4 APG, 0.6 RPG, 0.0 SPG, 0 BPG, .250 FG%, .250 3P%, 0 FT%, .694 TS%, .375 eFG %, 5 G Who is Joe Harris? Of the ten new faces the Brooklyn Nets added this offseason, they forewent the fruitless pursuit of a star in free agency, instead […]

Mazzeo: Atkinson was key component in Nets landing Lin

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Jeremy Lin says that the hiring of head coach Kenny Atkinson was instrumental behind his decision to sign with the Brooklyn Nets, reports Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.  Lin, the Nets’ prize addition of the summer, notes that he had entertained the idea of playing alongside NBA-behemoth Anthony Davis, but they ultimately weren’t offering as much money as the […]

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol. 3

Brooklyn Nets guard Bojan Bogdanovic, right, prepares to shoot over Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow (20) during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol. 3 We witnessed a preseason game alright. Brook Lopez rested, Kenny Atkinson went with hockey change lineups, and we saw the experimental offense, sloppy passes, and missed overages and assignment that are the hallmark of early October basketball in a 121-100 Brooklyn Nets loss to the Miami Heat. […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin, point guard 2015-2016: 26.3 MPG, 11.3 PPG, 3.0 APG, 2.8 RPG, 0.7 SPG, 0.5 BPG, .412 FG%, .336 3PT%, .815 FT%, 78 G Who is Jeremy Lin? Essentially, Jeremy Lin is the NBA’s version of the Rorschach test. To some, the 6’3 point guard is still the player who captivated the imagination of […]

Did the Nets actually improve their bench this offseason?

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Did the Nets actually improve their bench this offseason? Last year was a painful one to endure for fans of the Brooklyn Nets and their 21-win season came without the gift of a high lottery pick. Although they didn’t technically have the worst record in the league, one could make the case that the roster […]

NetsDaily: Brooklyn works out P.J. Hairston, Jorge Gutierrez, and Kendall Marshall ahead of training camp

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NetsDaily: Brooklyn works out P.J. Hairston, Jorge Gutierrez, and Kendall Marshall ahead of training camp The always eagle-eyed NetsDaily noticed that the Brooklyn Nets had at least three players in yesterday to workout during the first Sean Marks and Kenny Atkinson presser of the season. The trio, consisting of P.J. Hairston, Jorge Gutierrez, and Kendall […]

Vegas oddsmakers punt Nets to lowest projected win total in NBA

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Vegas oddsmakers punt Nets to lowest projected win total in NBA It shouldn’t surprise you, but the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas have released their over/under win totals for the 2016-2017 season and, well, the Brooklyn Nets were given the lowest projection in the NBA. The Nets, in all their Jeremy Lin, Kenny Atkinson, and […]