Billy King: D-Will’s Ankle A Non-Issue

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Brooklyn Nets General Manager Billy King downplayed the bone spurs in Deron Williams’ ankle today, saying he’ll get it cleaned up after the season but it won’t affect his play during the season. “It’s manageable,” King repeated. “A lot of players have had them. Don’t read too much into it. It’s not that big of […]

Brook Lopez’s Image Problem

First impressions can make an indelible impact on us as human beings. Once we have an idea of what makes a person, place, or thing, it’s difficult for them (us) to shed that perception. In sports, it’s part of the reason why players considered to have high potential continue to get second, third, and fourth […]

Update: Nets-Knicks opening night cancelled

UPDATE: Mayor Michael Bloomberg is speaking now on the Hurricane aftermath. Confirming earlier reports, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the Nets-Knicks game on Thursday night is officially cancelled, at his personal recommendation. The Nets home opener is officially Saturday night vs. the Toronto Raptors. Bloomberg noted that the city will provide extra public transportation by bus […]

Nets practice facility flooded

via Tim Bontemps of the New York Post: Because of extensive flooding around their New Jersey practice facility, the team will be unable to practice there for an indefinite period of time. It’s unclear how that will impact the Nets going forward, as the team will be unable to always use Barclays Center as their […]

Mikhail Prokhorov Did A Q-and-A With The New York Post And It’s Everything You Would Ever Expect

On the heels of the opening night that may not happen because of Hurricane Sandy, Mikhail Prokhorov sat down with Steve Serby of the New York Post and dished it out on some of his favorite topics, and it’s everything you’ve ever wanted and expected from the Brooklyn Nets’ Russian billionaire owner. Some of the […]

Prokhorov Leaving Business for Politics, Staying With Nets?

Mikhail Prokhorov

Brooklyn Nets majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov doesn’t spend much time in the spotlight, but when he does, it’s guaranteed goodness. From his jet-ski tricks to his gun collection to his often-derisive tone about other players franchises, he’s always good for some entertainment value. However, it seems that those days are numbered, as Prokhorov has announced […]

Update: Deron Williams might need offseason surgery

UPDATE: Deron Williams says he “might” need surgery on his inflamed left ankle following the 2012-13 season. Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams will sit at least two practice days after receiving an injection to temper inflammation in his left ankle. From the New York Daily News: The team announced he had been diagnosed with […]

VIDEO: Deron Williams talks Autism Awareness, Tattoos on Jimmy Fallon

Check out to vote on Deron Williams’ opening night tattoo. Or vote for Betty White. Or, as Deron Williams put it, “who doesn’t love Betty White?” D-Will also talked about opening night in anticipatory terms, not something he normally does: It’s a big game. It’s a big game for both teams. Just to kick […]

Nets waive Scott, Mays

The Brooklyn Nets have waived forwards Carleton Scott and James Mays, according to the New York Post. These were both expected; Scott & Mays had little hope of making the team over Josh Childress & Andray Blatche, the other two non-guaranteed contracts on the roster. The Nets now officially have a fifteen-man roster, the one […]

Hardwood Paroxysm’s Brooklyn Nets Preview

From the section named “Jesus Christ Your Team Sucks,” by Jared Dubin: But… you’re still the Nets. You’ll never truly own the city that has had Knickerbocker-blue blood since 1946. Like the Mets, Jets and Islanders, you’ve always come second, and probably always will. Brooklyn’s hip and all, but it ain’t Broadway (to be fair, […]

HoopChalk: Nets have two extra post-up stars

Andrew McNeill, writing at HoopChalk, discusses how the Nets can facilitate their offense in the post — but not through Brook Lopez. Through video and text, McNeill shows off how the Nets utilized starting backcourt Joe Johnson & Deron Williams on the low blocks, and how that setup leads to additional opportunities for the Nets. […]