Draft: Nets select Caris LeVert with the 20th pick

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The Brooklyn Nets selected Caris LeVert from Michigan with the 20th overall pick. LeVert, who averaged 16.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 4.9 assists last season, should help shore up the Nets’ major issues in the backcourt. Following the selection, LeVert said: “I’m just blessed to be here throughout all the adversity — I’m lost for words.” Earlier this afternoon, […]

Around The Nets: Atkinson, Robinson, and the Celtics’ great luck

Brooklyn Nets forward Thomas Robinson (41) shoots a jump shot Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala (31), and forward Mike Scott defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 114-86. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Reporting contributed by Elizabeth Swinton  Following the arrival of Kenny Atkinson, news surrounding the Brooklyn Nets has come fast and furious — so you know what that means: it’s time for another edition of Around The ‘Nets! Today, The Brooklyn Game has a compilation of podcasts, rumors, and noteworthy things that we’re sharing today! Happy […]

Brooklyn Nets 2016 Offseason Primer

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The Nets are in possibly the most difficult spot of any NBA team. New general manager Sean Marks has to establish a winning culture with a 21-win team and no draft picks. Marks wowed Nets management with his vision for building in Brooklyn, and this offseason represents Marks’s first big test. Here’s our primer on […]

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 […]

2 Weeks In: It’s That Bad Here — 10 Things Worth Noting

BROOKLYN NETS LOGO IT'S NOT THAT BAD HERE

Periodically, we’ll check in on the status of how bad things are here, in honor of Joe Johnson’s priceless preseason quote. Statistical support throughout provided by NBA.com. This has been ugly. You won’t hear anything else, anywhere. The Nets haven’t won a game since April, they’ve collapsed down the stretch in their few winnable moments, […]

Doling Out Brooklyn Nets Regular Season Awards, Part I: The Big Ones

Doling Out Brooklyn Nets Regular Season Awards, Part I: The Big Ones

We’ll have much more in the way of a playoff preview in the coming few days. In the meantime, here’s Part I of our Nets regular season awards. Nets MVP: Brook Lopez 72 G, 44 GS, 29.2 MPG, 17.2 PPG, 7.4 RPG, 0.7 APG, 0.6 SPG, 1.8 BPG, .513 FG%, .100 3P%, .814 FT%, .558 […]

Brook Lopez’s Dominant Offensive Rebounding

1) Brook Lopez on the offensive glass. Since the All-Star Break, Brook Lopez has arguably been the best offensive rebounder in the NBA. Read that again. I know! Brook Lopez, whose biggest on-court criticism in NBA circles is his rebound aversion, has been one of the NBA’s best offensive rebounders over his past five games. […]

Nets Coaches: Would You Do It Over?

We’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again?

These will come in (mostly) reverse chronological order. Today, we cover the coaching carousel, looking at who’s had a shot with the Nets.

The Kevin Garnett-Paul Pierce Trade: Would You Do It Over?

This week, we’re looking back at the series of major decisions that led to the current state of the Nets, and asking you: if you could go back, would you do it again?

These will come in (mostly) reverse chronological order. Today, we will cover the trade that brought Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn.

A 2014 Year In Review: Brooklyn Nets

HIGHLIGHTS: Paul Pierce Comes Up Huge In 4th For Nets, Roars: “That’s why I’m here!”

It’s been a wild year for the Brooklyn Nets. Here’s some of the highlights from January 1 to today.