The Lin-less Nets try to plug the hole at point guard against the Hornets

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The Lin-less Nets try to plug the hole at point guard against the Hornets Opponent: Charlotte Hornets Time: 7:30 PM Location: Barclays Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN The Brooklyn Nets picked up their second win of the season Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons, 109-101, behind the dominant play of Brook Lopez and the continued […]

TBG Player Preview 2016-2017: Brook Lopez

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Brook Lopez, center 2015-2016: 33.7 MPG, 20.6 PPG, .511 FG%, 7.8 RPG, 2.0 APG, 0.8 SPG, 1.7 BPG, 2.4 TOV, 73 G Who is Brook Lopez? If you’re a reader of The Brooklyn Game, this player is one that doesn’t need introducing. Or, in an even broader stroke, if you’re a fan of the NBA in general, you’re […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Sean Kilpatrick

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Sean Kilpatrick, guard/forward 2015-2016: 23.2 MPG, 13.8 PPG, 1.1 APG, 2.2 RPG, .462 FG%, .36 3P%, .898 FT%, .578 TS%, .532 eFG%, 23 G Who is Sean Kilpatrick? Despite playing only 35 NBA games over the past two seasons, Sean Kilpatrick could be a key piece to the Brooklyn Nets this season. Kilpatrick, an undrafted […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Chase Budinger

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Chase Budinger, small forward 2015-2016: IND: 14.9 MPG, 4.4 PPG, 1.0 APG, 2.5 RPG, 0.6 SPG, 0.2 BPG, .418 FG%, .290 3PT%, .708 FT%, 49 G PHX: 11.8 MPG, 3.2 PPG, 0.9 ASP, 1.7 RPG, 0.2 SPG, 0.1 BLK, .511 FG%, .235 3PT%, .625 FT%, 17 G Who is Chase Budinger? As an NBA fan, […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Jorge Gutiérrez

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Jorge Gutiérrez, point guard 2015-2016: 5.3 MPG, 1.8 PPG, 1.4 APG, 0.6 RPG, 0.3 SPG, 0 BPG, .545 FG%, 0 3PT%, .909 FT%, .694 TS%, .545 eFG %, 12 G, 0 GS Who is Jorge Gutiérrez? With less than a month until the start of the NBA regular season, the Brooklyn Nets are looking to solidify their […]

Woj: Nets sign Jorge Gutierrez to training camp deal

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The Brooklyn Nets have signed Jorge Gutierrez to a training camp deal, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Free agent guard Jorge Gutierrez has agreed to a training camp deal with the Brooklyn Nets, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) September 21, 2016 This news comes less than a day after beat writers […]

Vegas oddsmakers punt Nets to lowest projected win total in NBA

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Vegas oddsmakers punt Nets to lowest projected win total in NBA It shouldn’t surprise you, but the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas have released their over/under win totals for the 2016-2017 season and, well, the Brooklyn Nets were given the lowest projection in the NBA. The Nets, in all their Jeremy Lin, Kenny Atkinson, and […]

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 […]

Brook Lopez is the lone Net in Sports Illustrated’s Top 100

Sims (right) guarding Brook Lopez in 2015, with the Philadelphia 76ers. (AP)

Brooklyn Nets’ center Brook Lopez has been ranked 38th in Sports Illustrated’s Top 100 rankings and, unfortunately, no other teammates made the list. Lopez, who earned one vote for the All-NBA third team last spring, is credited with doing as much as he could with so little around him. In practicality, this should seem like […]

Bojan Bogdanovic predicts playoff berth for Nets

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Coming off his hot streak at the Rio Olympics, Bojan Bogdanovic is doubling down and predicting that the Brooklyn Nets will make the playoffs this season, reports Brian Lewis of The New York Post. Forget that the Nets traded away Thaddeus Young before June’s NBA Draft and, apparently, it doesn’t matter that the Las Vegas oddsmakers are giving […]

Landon Donovan, Julius Erving, and the unretirement

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On Thursday, the internet was captivated by of the news of Landon Donovan coming out of retirement to play, once again, for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Donovan, the best American-born men’s soccer player in history, walked away in 2014 following the Galaxy’s victory over the New England Revolution in the MLS Cup. The United States’ […]

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 […]