Can Rondae Hollis-Jefferson bring personality — and defense — back to Brooklyn?


It’s been quite some time since the Nets have had an emotional leader with a big on-court impact. Gerald Wallace was supposed to be that guy, but the mileage on his body led to the precipitous decline in his production. Paul Pierce was that player, but his brief, late-career stint in Brooklyn limited his mark […]

The last Nets NBA Finals Team: Where Are They Now?

The 2002-03 New Jersey Nets, who went 49-33, won ten consecutive playoff games at one point, and lost in six games to the San Antonio Spurs. 

It's been over a decade since that New Jersey Nets team went as far as any NBA Nets team has ever gone, so we decided to ask: where are they now?

The last Nets NBA Finals Team: Where Are They Now? Originally posted March 22, 2013. Updated June 4, 2015.

Brooklyn Nets Offseason Trade Ideas

Jarrett Jack and Mason Plumlee to the Charlotte Hornets for Lance Stephenson

Why the Hornets do it: To trade Lance Stephenson.

Why the Nets do it: Because gambling is a serious addiction.

9 Brooklyn Nets Offseason Trade Ideas, from the reasonable to reasonably insane.

Former Nets forward Richard Jefferson involved in FBI investigation after reporting $2 million stolen


If you were a New Jersey Nets fan in the mid-aughts, you might remember the high-flying energizer forward Richard Jefferson for one of his many link-ups with Jason Kidd, or his underwhelming Slam Dunk Contest. But Jefferson’s focus these days off the court has been a bit less rosy than those days on it. Jefferson […]

Is it time for the Nets to throw in the towel?

Joe Johnson, Deron Williams, Brook Lopez

The Nets are dedicated to bringing a championship to Brooklyn. But let’s face it: they’re most likely not winning one with this roster next season, and the same applies for the season after. So is it time for the Nets to throw in the towel with their core and re-build once more? I say no […]

Winner Take All: A History of Nets Elimination Games

Jason Kidd

Ed. Note: this originally ran on May 4, 2013, and has been updated. This won’t come as a surprise, and if it does you don’t even have a rudimentary understanding of the NBA, but the Nets don’t have as illustrious a history as the Los Angeles Lakers. Shocker. The Lakers are an NBA team from the league’s […]

A Brief History Of The Nets-Raptors Rivalry

A Brief History Of The Nets-Raptors Rivalry

It’s hard to consider two teams rivals when they have no discernible provincial rivalry geographically, they have only met once in the playoffs — in the first round, no less — and they share a grand total of zero NBA titles. But the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors are rivals of sorts, and it […]

The Morning After: Nets Outplay Jazz

The Morning After: Nets Outplay Jazz

Hello Irina. Thank you for your continued support of The Brooklyn Game. Do the worlda favor and pick up 300 hoodies at The Brooklyn Game Store to distribute to shivering children. Your support keeps us going and will keep toddlers comfortable. Here’s a roundup of last night’s Nets festivities.