Around the ‘Nets: #NBARank not high on Nets


Here’s Wednesday’s Nets news and notes from around the ‘Nets: What do you do after giving up 101 relatively easy points to a non-NBA team? You practice the basics of your defense. Lionel Hollins on Brook Lopez shooting threes: “You guys think about stuff I don’t even think about.” It’s not clear what the Nets […]

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson voted top defender, funniest among rookies

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson voted top defender, funniest among rookies

If you trust the scouting ability of NBA rookies, the Nets got a pretty good pickup in Rondae Hollis-Jefferson — both on and off the court. In’s annual rookie survey, new Nets wing was the top vote-getter for two categories: “Best Defender” (23.5 percent) and “Funniest” (44.3 percent). Hollis-Jefferson also picked up votes for […]

Sunday Morning Throwback Video: Brook Lopez posterizing his twin brother Robin

Sunday Morning Throwback Video: Brook Lopez posterizing his twin brother Robin

With the NBA offseason in full swing, things have slowed down a bit for the Nets. There’s still pockets of news here and there — for example, Cliff Alexander, who signed on with the Nets in Summer League, has joined the Portland Trail Blazers. I’m sure we’ll see updates on the practice facility, as well […]

Thomas Robinson to undergo arthroscopic surgery after meniscus tear


Recently signed Brooklyn Nets forward Thomas Robinson will undergo arthroscopic surgery Wednesday after suffering a meniscus tear in his right knee, the Nets announced today. Robinson sustained the tear, which the team described as “small,” while working out in New York. Robinsons tweeted that the injury was a “minor setback” and that he would be […]

Nets trade Steve Blake for 22-year-old Quincy Miller

Quincy Miller (AP)

The Nets traded recently acquired point guard Steve Blake to the Detroit Pistons for the rights to forward Quincy Miller, the team announced Monday night. Miller, a former second-round pick, is another low-risk, young (22 years old) pickup who has yet to find his NBA niche. He was cut after two seasons in Denver and […]

Thomas Robinson to sign with Nets: “All thanks to GOD and BROOKLYN NETS this time won’t be the same I promise!”

Thomas Robinson (AP)

The Nets have signed free agent forward Thomas Robinson to a two-year deal, the second year being a player option, according to a report from Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders: Thomas Robinson is nearing a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, according to league sources. Trying to find out the terms. — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) July […]

Report: Nets to sign Sasha Kaun, pending physical


After sending Mason Plumlee to the Portland Trail Blazers, the Nets had a hole at backup center. It looks like they might fill that hole with 30-year-old 6’11” Russian center Sasha Kaun, according to a report from Russian news site TASS. The report is unconfirmed at this time, and the Nets would have to complete […]

TRADE: Nets Acquire Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Steve Blake for Mason Plumlee

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (AP)

Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee has been traded to the Portland Trail Blazers for 23rd overall pick Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and backup point guard Steve Blake. 41st overall pick Pat Connaughton will also go to the Trail Blazers in the deal. Mason Plumlee participated in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest last during Brooklyn’s portion of the […]

Brooklyn Nets Free Agency Primer: Brook Lopez

Brook Lopez (AP)

With the Brooklyn Nets headed to the offseason, they’ve got free agents with decisions to make. Here’s a primer on the Brooklyn Nets free agents, including their options and expectations. The skinny: Brook Lopez has a player option for the 2015-2016 season worth close to $17 million. If he opts in, he’ll stay with the […]

Lionel Hollins Thanked Marc Gasol For Beating The Pacers


The Brooklyn Nets snuck into the playoffs on the final day of the regular season, and they needed a little help from Lionel Hollins’s friends. Led by Marc Gasol’s 33 points and 13 rebounds on a hurt ankle, the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Indiana Pacers 95-83 close to midnight Wednesday night, officially eliminating the Pacers […]