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 […]

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

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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

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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 […]

Brooklyn Nets Hire Kenny Atkinson As Head Coach

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The Brooklyn Nets have hired Atlanta Hawks assistant Kenny Atkinson as their head coach to a multi-year contract, the team announced Sunday afternoon. The deal was first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!’s The Vertical. Atkinson will continue to work with the Hawks until their postseason run concludes before officially joining the Nets. “I am […]

Report: Jeff Van Gundy, Ettore Messina, Ime Udoka draw interest in Nets coaching search

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The Brooklyn Nets will officially be in offseason mode in a few hours, but Nets general manager Sean Marks has already started putting together a list of coaching candidates, which include two of his former colleagues with the San Antonio Spurs. Per Marc Stein of ESPN.com, Marks has “interest” in Spurs assistant coaches Ettore Messina […]

Nets CEO on Knicks’ “BKLYN” shirts: “Thanks for promoting our brand”

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The New York Knicks, an NBA team based in Manhattan, wore “Brooklyn”-style warm-up shirts before their game Tuesday night, honoring “Brooklyn Night” at Madison Square Garden. (They’ve honored the other boroughs on special nights as well.) The shirts bear a “BKLYN” emblem across the front of a basketball: .@JerianGrant chatting with our special @gardenofdreams classroom […]