Stephen Jackson: Byron Scott was the “worst communicator”

Stephen Jackson in the background, where he spent the majority of his lone Nets season. (AP)

You don’t get too many reminders of the Stephen Jackson era in Nets history, so let’s enjoy this one while we can. Jackson played just the 2000-2001 season with the then-New Jersey Nets under Byron Scott, who’s now the coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. 120 Sports asked Jackson about Scott’s public comments about Lakers […]

Around the ‘Nets: Shane Larkin earning more playing time

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Here’s the latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘nets: A brazen Shane Larkin reportedly marched into the front office and said he was disappointed in his performance. The next game, Larkin played his most minutes since he started for the injured Jarrett Jack on opening night, hit three three-pointers, and the Nets won. […]

2 Weeks In: It’s That Bad Here — 10 Things Worth Noting

BROOKLYN NETS LOGO IT'S NOT THAT BAD HERE

Periodically, we’ll check in on the status of how bad things are here, in honor of Joe Johnson’s priceless preseason quote. Statistical support throughout provided by NBA.com. This has been ugly. You won’t hear anything else, anywhere. The Nets haven’t won a game since April, they’ve collapsed down the stretch in their few winnable moments, […]

Former Nets assistant GM talks Jason Kidd, Nets trades & non-trades, NBA free agency

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Former Nets assistant general manager Bobby Marks discussed his rise from the New Jersey Nets public relations department into an assistant GM role, some of his old Nets stories, and the NBA at large on the Dunc’d On Podcast with Nate Duncan late Thursday. Marks has enjoyed a bit of a rise on social media […]

Former Nets guard Tyshawn Taylor leads streetball team to $500,000 tournament

Tyshawn Taylor Brooklyn Nets

For two seasons, Tyshawn Taylor languished at the end of the Brooklyn Nets bench, getting more publicity for facilitating Jason Kidd’s soda spill than anything else he did in a Nets uniform. After leaving the Nets, Taylor spent time playing in Russia and Puerto Rico. Now, he’s trying to help a different New York City […]

Report: Nets, Grizzlies discussed Joe Johnson trade

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The Brooklyn Nets and Memphis Grizzlies reportedly discussed a trade scenario that would send Joe Johnson to the Grizzlies, according to Marc Stein of ESPN: Story going online now: ESPN sources say Nets and Grizzlies recently discussed a Joe Johnson-to-Memphis trade — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 29, 2015 Sources say teams could not find workable […]

The last Nets NBA Finals Team: Where Are They Now?

The 2002-03 New Jersey Nets, who went 49-33, won ten consecutive playoff games at one point, and lost in six games to the San Antonio Spurs. 


It's been over a decade since that New Jersey Nets team went as far as any NBA Nets team has ever gone, so we decided to ask: where are they now?

The last Nets NBA Finals Team: Where Are They Now? Originally posted March 22, 2013. Updated June 4, 2015.

Former Nets Coach John Calipari, Player Dikembe Mutombo Elected To Naismith Hall of Fame

Former New Jersey Nets coach John Calipari and player Dikembe Mutombo have been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the NBA announced today. Neither Mutombo nor Calipari made their mark with the Nets, but both had a significant role in the team’s history. Calipari coached the team for three seasons from 1996 […]

The Nets Beat The Cavaliers, Because Of Course They Did

What happened: The Nets beat the Cavaliers, because of course they did, 106-98. Where they stand: Still alive. The Nets are now 31-40, just a half-game behind the Boston Celtics for the eighth and final playoff spot. They’re also a half-game up on the Indiana Pacers and a full game up on the Charlotte Hornets […]