Video Breakdown: The Nets Need Brook Lopez Back For His Defense

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After perhaps the worst first half of basketball in JV High School history, the Brooklyn Nets clawed back from a 29-point deficit Sunday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, trimming the lead to just six points in the final three minutes. Indeed, in that final frame, the Nets turned their offense up — outside of one […]

Nets-Bucks: Game Preview

The Nets will try to let Monta Ellis stop himself tonight. (AP/Jim Mone)

Remember, you can grade the players at any time! The Brooklyn Nets take on the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at Barclays Center. Here’s your primer: Broadcast: Tonight’s game will be televised on YES Network at 6 P.M. Ryan Ruocco and Greg Anthony have the call. The game will be radio broadcast on WFAN and in Spanish […]

Andray Blatche Has Been Phenomenal & I Can’t Wait Until He’s Not Starting Anymore

Brooklyn Nets Andray Blatche, Serge Ibaka

With the Brooklyn Nets missing Brook Lopez, Avery Johnson turned to Andray Blatche to fill his comically sized shoes in the starting lineup, and it’s paid enormous dividends. In his four starts, Blatche has averaged 19 points and 11 rebounds in just 31 minutes per game on 54% shooting from the floor. He’s also picked […]

Pregame Primer: Nets-Warriors

Reggie Evans, Carl Landry, Harrison Barnes

Open Thread Here! Grade The Players Here! Tonight: Brooklyn Nets vs. Golden State Warriors, 7:30 P.M. (Barclays Center) Broadcast: YES Network, Ian Eagle & Greg Anthony, WFAN, Chris Carrino-Tim Capstraw Brooklyn Nets (11-6, 7-2 home): 104.4 offensive rating (7th), 102.4 defensive rating (18th), 90.76 possessions per game (29th) Golden State Warriors (11-7, 5-4 away) 101.9 […]

WARRIOR PREVIEW! 1-on-1 Clash Of The Bloggers

Andrew Bogut, Brook Lopez

Morning morning! Got my chai tea latte and the pound cake ready for shootaround. Big game at the Barclays center tonight — Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) December 7, 2012 We should feed him this ALL DAY. After back-to-back losses to the reigning champion Miami Heat and reigning Western Conference Champion Oklahoma City Thunder, the Golden State […]

Four Reasons To Watch Tonight’s Nets-Thunder Game

Brook Lopez Brooklyn Nets

OK, so two of the most important Brooklyn Nets players — Reggie Evans and Brook Lopez — are out tonight with the flu and the foot, respectively. The team’s playing against the Oklahoma City Thunder, who are 14-4 and the reigning Western Conference Champions. So that’s probably a bad sign. But it’s not the be-all-end-all. […]

Welcome to the Thunderdome: Blogger Breakdown

Memories... (AP/Kevin P. Casey)

The 11-5 Brooklyn Nets take on the 14-4 Oklahoma City Thunder tonight, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Barclays has been a comfortable home for Brooklyn so far, but they haven’t played a team as good as Oklahoma City, the reigning Western Conference Champions led by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. The Thunder outscore opponents by […]

The Bench Mobbers Swarm Opponents

Brooklyn Nets: Glen Davis, Andray Blatche, Reggie Evans,

Quiz for you — do you know which four players have been the most productive Brooklyn Nets players when they share the court together (minimum 50 minutes played together)? Hint: Deron Williams isn’t one of them. Neither is Brook Lopez, or Gerald Wallace. Give up? How about C.J. Watson, Joe Johnson, Reggie Evans, and Andray […]

Jerry Stackhouse’s Insane Plus-Minus, And How He Destroyed The Celtics

Jerry Stackhouse Brooklyn Nets, Moe Harkless Orlando Magic

Plus-minus can often paint a unique picture of game flow. It’s a simple metric that measures one thing: how well did the team performed with a player in the game. If you come into a tie game and leave with a five-point lead, your +/- is +5. If your replacement comes in and the team […]

Brooklyn Nets 95, Boston Celtics 83: Bench Mob Proper

Jared Sullinger Boston Celtics, Reggie Evans Brooklyn Nets

BOSTON, M.A. — Bench mob proper. In a game where two starters were ejected by the end of the first half, another played just seventeen minutes due to foul trouble, and a fourth missed 9 of his 12 shots, it was once again the self-proclaimed BK Bench Mob that led the charge for a Brooklyn […]