Nets add cap and contract specialist, scouts to front office

Mikhail Prokhorov (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets have announced the hiring of five new front office additions — including a cap and contract specialist, a strategic planning coordinator, and a couple of scouts. On the heels of signing Kenny Atkinson, the Atlanta Hawks’ current assistant coach, general manager Sean Marks continues to build out the evolving organization. You can read […]

Former Nets G Dwayne “Pearl” Washington passes away

Former Nets G Dwayne “Pearl” Washington passes away

Pearl Washington, the Brooklyn native who played two of his three NBA seasons with the New Jersey Nets, has passed away, according to his family (via ESPN). Today we mourn the loss of Pearl Washington. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. — Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) April 20, 2016 Washington was drafted […]

Nets take on Hornets before hitting the road


The Nets (15-40) got back to business on the court on Friday, beating the crosstown rival New York Knicks 109-98 at Barclays Center. Brook Lopez picked up right where he left off scoring a season-high 33 points along with eight rebounds and four blocks. Bojan Bogdanovic, as he did in the January 13th win over […]

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


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


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 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


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


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 […]