Report: Nets hire 76ers’ Will Weaver as assistant

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The Brooklyn Nets have hired the Philadelphia 76ers’ Assistant Coach Will Weaver to join Kenny Atkinson’s coaching staff, as reported by Keith Pompey. Weaver will come to Brooklyn after working under Brett Brown in Philadelphia for two years. In his time there, he specialized in analytics used to improve player performance. The offseason has hardly […]

Around The Nets: Bogdanovic, mini-camps, and unused holiday uniforms

Markel Brown (left) has been quietly solid on a floundering Nets team. (AP)

Perhaps it’s just a case of confirmation bias, but news about the Brooklyn Nets, no matter how big or small, continues to release in a fast and furious manner. Ultimately, this means we’re well overdue for another version of Around The ‘Nets! The Brooklyn Game is coming at you with a handy cheat-sheet of the franchise’s latest news, […]

Nets will pick 55th in the 2016 NBA Draft

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If you thought the Brooklyn Nets already hit rock bottom, here’s a shovel. The Toronto Raptors defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 122-98 tonight, ensuring that the Nets will swap their second-round pick with the Los Angeles Clippers and pick 55th overall in this upcoming NBA draft. Sound confusing? Here’s how it works. The Nets traded the […]

Nets, Knicks split season series, but which franchise has the brighter future?

New York Knicks' Robin Lopez (8) and Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez (11) fight for position during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

While the Brooklyn Nets may have managed a 2-2 series draw against the New York Knicks in 2015-2016 (capped off by their miserable fourth quarter last night), their cross-river rivals have won 10 more games than them this year. The Nets, following the dismissal of Deron Williams over the summer, were expected to take a step […]

Nets to sign Henry Sims to ten-day contract

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The Brooklyn Nets plan to use their last roster spot to sign forward/center Henry Sims to a ten-day contract, Sims’s agency Impact Sports Management confirmed on Twitter. Sims currently plays in the D-League for the Grand Rapids Drive. We can confirm. https://t.co/c5gelpJLh0 — Impact Sports Mgmt. (@ImpactSportsBB) March 15, 2016 The contract was first reported […]

Nets injury update: Willie Reed OUT vs. Philadelphia 76ers

Nets center Willie Reed will sit out Tuesday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers with a sore left knee, the team announced following their Monday practice. Reed has appeared in 35 games to date (one start), averaging 4.4 points and 2.8 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game. Reed has floated in and out of the rotation […]

Nets (finally) end their lengthy road trip tonight in Philladelphia

Andrea Bargnani (9) defends Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, in New York. The Nets won 100-91. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Opponent: Philadelphia 76ers Location: Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia) Time: 7:00 PM EDT Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app The season is beginning to wind down and the Nets (18-46) are literally in their homestretch of their 19 day, 9 game circus road trip. The team has won three of the eight games on the […]

Nets & Islanders Prepare To March Through Final Full Month of Season

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Brought to you by TiqIq. The Brooklyn Nets, winners of two straight road contests, will continue their trek through the Western Conference during the early parts of March before returning home for five home games in March. Brooklyn’s playoff aspirations have disappeared, but its March slate features exciting home games against the Cleveland Cavaliers and […]

Kobe Bryant will sit for his last game vs. Nets

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Opponent: Los Angeles Lakers Location: Staples Center (Los Angeles) Time: 10:30 PM EST Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app The Nets (17-43) lost their first game of the Sean Marks Era Monday night, a 105-95 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center. After a 33-point third quarter cut the Clippers lead […]

Thanks, Joe (HIGHLIGHTS)

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The Nets waived seven-time All-Star Joe Johnson Thursday, after nearly four seasons as the most consistent player in Brooklyn. Johnson leaves the team as their franchise leader (in the Brooklyn era) in points scored, games played, games started, and minutes played, both in the regular season and in the playoffs. Since the team acquired him […]