As Nets leave Toronto, Raptors glow about Bryan Colangelo

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The Brooklyn Nets entered and left Toronto without a win, a firm head coach, or a general manager. But they might be starting to make progress on at least one of those three things. In the days that have followed that fateful Sunday, in which head coach Lionel Hollins was fired and general manager Billy […]

Hassan Whiteside leads stingy Heat defense into Brooklyn

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Consistency has become elusive for the Brooklyn Nets (7-17) lately after another lackluster performance against the Orlando Magic on Monday night. Done in by poor shooting (38.8 percent), sloppy play (17 turnovers), and non-existent defense (53.9 percent shooting from the Magic), the Nets inevitably fell 105-82 after being outscored 53-37 in the second half. On […]

Nets welcome lowly Sixers on Jewish Heritage Night

The menorah made of basketballs is back. (via Brooklyn Nets)

After getting blown out in two straight games over the weekend, the Nets (6-15) put together a bounce-back performance on Tuesday by beating the Houston Rockets 110-105 at Barclays Center. Brook Lopez led the Nets with 24 points, eight rebounds, and a season-high five blocks and Joe Johnson put forth one of his better games […]

IT’S HERE: The Lopez brothers Battle in Primetime

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A rivalry may or not be imminent between the Brooklyn Nets (5-13) and New York Knicks (9-10), but there’s certainly a sniff of something as evidence by the national TV broadcast. But while fans are abuzz, the players appear to be over it. “I don’t know if it’s a rivalry amongst the players,” Jarrett Jack […]

Joe Johnson on free agency: “winning is important… I’ve made enough money”

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“Winning. Winning is going to be important to me,” Johnson told The Record when asked about his impending free agency. “I’ve made enough money, man, throughout my career. So, yeah, winning will definitely be top priority for me.”

Fearza and the Suns come to Brooklyn

Fearza returns. (AP)

The Nets’ home stand got off to a good start on Sunday, with a much-needed 87-83 victory over the visiting Detroit Pistons. It was not pretty, but after some tough losses, the elusive win fit the bill just right for the Nets. Head Coach Lionel Hollins summed it up perfectly postgame. “It’s really interesting how […]

For Joe Johnson, passing down Penny Hardaway’s lessons a priority

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NBA players often speak glowingly of their “veterans,” the older players that helped them thrive in the league when they were rookies. Kevin Garnett shouts out Sam Mitchell — sorry, that’s “THE GREAT SAM MITCHELL” — for teaching him the NBA ropes. Draymond Green credits Jarrett Jack as “my vet.” It makes an NBA career […]

Nets (Pre)season opens TONIGHT at Barclays Center

Bojan Bogdanovic (right) with Fenerbahce Ulker in 2013. (AP)

It’s baaaaaack. The Brooklyn Nets have their first preseason game TONIGHT, as they host Turkish club Fenerbahce Ulker at Barclays Center. This will be the only Nets preseason game against a non-NBA team this season (schedule here), but that doesn’t mean Ulker doesn’t have NBA talent. The team boasts four former NBA players: Pero Antic, […]

Nets sign Justin Harper to camp deal, fill training camp roster

Justin Harper dunking in Summer League. (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets will have a full flight down to Duke for training camp. The team announced that they’ve signed Justin Harper, a 6’9″ power forward former second-round pick in 2011 by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Harper brings the team’s training camp roster to a full 20 players, once they officially announce the signing of Yanick […]

Phoenix Suns sign Cory Jefferson to training camp deal

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On to the next.. — Cory Jefferson (@CoryJay34) August 25, 2015 2014’s “Mr. Irrelevant” (earned by being the last pick in the NBA Draft) and former Nets forward Cory Jefferson signed a training camp deal with the Phoenix Suns, according to the Arizona Republic. Jefferson never cracked a spot in the Nets rotation, playing just […]

Nets to host Fenerbahçe Ülker basketball club in preseason game

The Brooklyn Nets have at least one game set next season: they’ll face off against Turkish basketball club Fenerbahçe Ülker on October 5th at Barclays Center as part of their preseason schedule. There’s one major connection between the franchises. Nets second-year guard Bojan Bogdanovic played with Fenerbahçe from 2011 to 2014, before the Nets bought […]

Mirza Teletovic: Nets offered me two-year deal

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After the Brooklyn Nets rescinded their qualifying offer to forward Mirza Teletovic, he signed a one-year deal with the Phoenix Suns worth approximately $5.5 million. But according to Teletovic, the Nets didn’t go away completely, offering him a two-year deal to stay in Brooklyn — which he declined, preferring the basketball fit in Phoenix. According […]