Searching for Silver Linings in Nets’ Small Sample Sizes

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Searching for Silver Linings in Nets’ Small Sample Sizes The Brooklyn Nets are not a good basketball team right now, even considering most any measure. They’re in the NBA’s bottom-ten for ORtg and DRtg and they’re on-pace to win just 27 games  — even though, to be fair, that’d be an improvement over the 2015-2016 […]

The Nets look to rebound from heartbreaker against some old faces in new places

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The Nets look to rebound from heartbreaker against some old faces in new places Opponent: Chicago Bulls Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 EST Watch: YES Network The Brooklyn Nets have alternated wins and losses  — or, more accurately losses and win, singular — to open the 2016-2017 season, and that seems appropriate somehow. Thus far, all three games […]

2016-2017 Brooklyn Nets Season Preview: Up From Below

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The Brooklyn Nets 2016-2017 Preview: Up From Below “Cause I’ve already suffered, I want you to know God I’m riding on hell’s hot flames, coming up from below.” — Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes Last year, the Brooklyn Nets, by any liberal definition of the word, were an absolute trainwreck. Surely, expectations had plummeted after […]

TBG Player Previews 2016-2017: Trevor Booker

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Trevor Booker, power forward 2015-2016: 20.7 MPG, 5.9 PPG, .490 FG%, 5.7 RPG, 1.1 APG, 0.7 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 1.0 TOV, 79 G Who is Trevor Booker? Trevor Booker is a 6’8 power forward that functions as a more souped-up version of Reggie Evans and he immediately joins the Brooklyn Nets as one of the […]

Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 4

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Diaries from an Unimportant NBA Preseason Game, Vol. 2 The Brooklyn Nets, despite the record, have given supporters plenty of positives thus far this preseason, but tonight against the Boston Celtics might’ve been their best combined effort yet. It’s so difficult to create anything concrete conclusions from the preseason, but the Celtics are the most […]

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 […]

Chris McCullough and Isaiah Whitehead team up for back-to-school giveaway

Chris McCullough Per-Game Statistics:24 G, 4 GS, 15.1 MIN, 4.7 PTS, 2.8 REB, 0.4 AST, 1.2 STL, 0.5 BLK, 0.6 TOV, .404 FG%, .382 3PT%, .478 FT%, .463 eFG%, .470 TS%, 12.2 PER It’s hard to grade Chris McCullough after rehabbing a major injury, but he deserves some sort of extra credit for just making it on the court. There’s a long way to go for the Syracuse product, but you can see the traces of a draft steal. A smooth jumper that needs just a little bit of refinement to be consistent, the speed and activity on defense to defend the pick-and-roll and make the extra rotation, the height and vertical to protect the rim and put an opposing player on the wrong end of a poster. The traces of a modern power forward are there, it’s up to Mr. McCullough to do the work. -Ryan Carbain

A couple of New York-born ballers will spend the day tomorrow giving back to the community, reports Ian Begley of ESPN. Chris McCullough, raised in the Bronx, and rookie Isaiah Whitehead, who, of course, is from Brooklyn, will give away backpacks and school supplies at MCU Park from 4-6PM on September 7th. Always good to see […]

The Best of Devin Kharpertian

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The Best of Devin Kharpertian While we’re all dealing with the fact that Devin Kharpertian is officially a free agent — somebody give this man the max! — it’s important to give this human the proper send-off that he deserves. Since The Brooklyn Game launched alongside the Nets’ move to New York in 2012, Devin has […]

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 […]