Nets waive four players, roster now stands at 16

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

TBG’s Far Too Early Fantasy Basketball Cheat Sheet

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) reacts after a foul call in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

by Simon Harrex Believe it or not, we’re less than forty days away from the newest NBA season. While the days of the Golden State Warriors’ epic collapse at the hands of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are now in the rear-view mirror, it’s never too early to start thinking ahead. Naturally, the Brooklyn Nets […]

The Best of Devin Kharpertian

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The Best of Devin Kharpertian While we’re all dealing with the fact that Devin Kharpertian is officially a free agent — somebody give this man the max! — it’s important to give this human the proper send-off that he deserves. Since The Brooklyn Game launched alongside the Nets’ move to New York in 2012, Devin has […]

Woj: Nets closing in on multi-year deal with Jeremy Lin


Brook-Linnnnn. The Nets have inked point guard Jeremy Lin to a 3-year, 36 million deal, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Considering the recent rash of contracts, 12 million per year seems like a team-friendly contract and a steal at this point in free agency. Lin, who captured the imaginations of basketball fans across the […]

Bonnell: Nets may hard-sell Jeremy Lin when free agency opens


At midnight, teams will be able to officially communicate with this year’s crop of free agents and the Nets may kick it off by hard-selling point guard Jeremy Lin, reports Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer. Hearing chatter Nets might hard-sell Jeremy Lin. As I wrote Sunday, chances less than 50-50 he's back in Charlotte. — […]

Pick: Nets are favorites to sign Sergio Rodriguez

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Sergio Rodriguez could be on his way back to the NBA this summer and it may just be with the Brooklyn Nets, reports David Pick of Basketball Insiders. Source: Brooklyn Nets are favorites to score deal with Euroleague floor-general Sergio Rodriguez. — David Pick (@IAmDPick) June 25, 2016 Rodriguez, an experienced point guard currently playing […]

Kennedy: Shane Larkin opts out of final year with Nets

Phoenix Suns guard Phil Pressey (25) reaches for the ball on Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Shane Larkin has opted out of the final year on his contract with the Brooklyn Nets and will become an unrestricted free agent, reports Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. The speedy point guard averaged 7.3 points and 4.4 assists over 22 minutes per game for the Nets, seeing a huge role boost after Jarrett Jack tore […]