Nets look to avoid freefall against Crabbe, Plumlee, and the Trail Blazers

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Nets look to avoid freefalling against Crabbe, Plumlee, and the Trail Blazers Opponent: Portland Trail Blazers Time: 3:30 PM Location: Barclays Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN The Brooklyn Nets finally return home after a five-game road trip where they only won one against the Phoenix Suns. Awaiting them at home will be the Portland […]

Nets look to reach .500 against the NBA’s best team

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Nets look to reach .500 against the NBA’s best team Opponent: Los Angeles Clippers Time: 10:30 PM EST Location: Staples Center Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN 660AM/101.9FM There are two ways to look at the Brooklyn Nets’ most recent outing, a 122-104 win over the Phoenix Suns. On one hand, it was a bad-to-mediocre team beating […]

On and off the court, Jeremy Lin is the right leader for the Nets

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On and off the court, Jeremy Lin is the right leader for the Nets The Brooklyn Nets are 4-5. Four wins. Five losses. In their five defeats, the margin has been by five points or less in three of them — including a buzzer-beating loss against the Milwaukee Bucks on the second night of a […]

The Nets take on Booker, Bledsoe, and the young Suns.

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The Nets take on Booker, Bledsoe, and the young Suns. Opponent: Phoenix Suns Time: 9:00pm EST Location: Talking Stick Resort Arena Watch: YES Network/Fox Sports GO Listen: WFAN 660AM 101.9FM The Brooklyn Nets will look to land their first road victory of the year as they face the Phoenix Suns (3-6) after a long homestand. […]

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: 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, […]

Woj: Nets agree to deal with Chase Budinger

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Just when you least expect it, the Brooklyn Nets strike again. This time, they’ve signed forward Chase Budinger, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.  Free agent forward Chase Budinger has reached agreement on a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, league sources told @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) September 21, 2016 No further details have been […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brooklyn Nets Waive Joe Johnson

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It’s no longer that bad here. The Brooklyn Nets have waived seven-time All-Star and 34-year-old forward Joe Johnson, announcing the move Thursday afternoon prior to the team’s game against the Phoenix Suns. “The Nets want to thank Joe for his many contributions to the team and the organization,” Nets general manager Sean Marks said in […]