Nets look to reach .500 against the NBA’s best team

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Nets look to reach .500 against the NBA’s best team Opponent: Los Angeles Clippers Time: 10:30 PM EST Location: Staples Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN 660AM/101.9FM There are two ways to look at the Brooklyn Nets’ most recent outing, a 122-104 win over the Phoenix Suns. On one hand, it was a bad-to-mediocre team beating […]

The Nets take on Booker, Bledsoe, and the young Suns.

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The Nets take on Booker, Bledsoe, and the young Suns. Opponent: Phoenix Suns Time: 9:00pm EST Location: Talking Stick Resort Arena Watch: YES Network/Fox Sports GO Listen: WFAN 660AM 101.9FM The Brooklyn Nets will look to land their first road victory of the year as they face the Phoenix Suns (3-6) after a long homestand. […]

Hobbled Nets streak into the Garden with a chance to bury the Knicks

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Hobbled Nets streak into the Garden with a chance to bury the Knicks Opponent: New York Knicks Time: 7:00 PM Location: Madison Square Garden Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN Despite the fact that the NBA’s two New York City franchises are divided by only the East River, there’s currently not much of a rivalry between the […]

The Nets look to rebound from heartbreaker against some old faces in new places

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The Nets look to rebound from heartbreaker against some old faces in new places Opponent: Chicago Bulls Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 EST Watch: YES Network The Brooklyn Nets have alternated wins and losses  — or, more accurately losses and win, singular — to open the 2016-2017 season, and that seems appropriate somehow. Thus far, all three games […]

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 […]

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol 6

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

Diaries from an Unimportant Preseason Game, Vol 6 Ah, can you hear that? No? Well, it’s the wonderful sound of the NBA Preseason coming to a close at long last. For the Brooklyn Nets, we’ve seen pretty of the good, bad, and ugly things this team can offer and, since the last time we journaled, […]

Nets waive four players, roster now stands at 16

Chase Budinger

Nets waive four players, roster now stands at 16 On Tuesday, the Brooklyn Nets announced that they requested waivers on Beau Beech, Chase Budinger, Jorge Gutierrez, and Egidijus Mockevicius, thus trimming their roster to just 16. This, of course, was by and large expected of the Nets and new head coach Kenny Atkinson, as the foursome […]

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 […]

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 […]

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 2

Brook Lopez

On Thursday, the new look Brooklyn Nets kicked off their preseason tour by defeating the Detroit Pistons 101-94 behind fresh-faced Jeremy Lin’s 21 points. While it’s always so tough to discern any valuable information from the preseason, there’s been fleeting glimpses of the Nets’ new-look offense and a defense that doesn’t bleed points at such […]

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 1

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Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 1 It’s hard to believe that Brooklyn Nets basketball is back already. Strangely enough, it feels like it was just last month that the Nets signed Jeremy Lin and traded Thaddeus Young. Before the games start counting, however, there’s the small issue of preseason ahead of us. […]

Bleacher Report ranks Kenny Atkinson 27th best head coach in NBA

Kenny Atkinson (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, file)

Bleacher Report ranks Kenny Atkinson 27th best head coach in NBA With training camp right around the corner, basketball coverage has officially ramped up and, unfortunately, much of the Brooklyn Nets’ roster is in flux currently, asking more questions than it has answers. Will Rondae Hollis-Jefferson make the sophomore year leap? Is Brook Lopez ready […]