Vegas oddsmakers punt Nets to lowest projected win total in NBA

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Vegas oddsmakers punt Nets to lowest projected win total in NBA It shouldn’t surprise you, but the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas have released their over/under win totals for the 2016-2017 season and, well, the Brooklyn Nets were given the lowest projection in the NBA. The Nets, in all their Jeremy Lin, Kenny Atkinson, and […]

Bleacher Report ranks Kenny Atkinson 27th best head coach in NBA

Kenny Atkinson (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, file)

Bleacher Report ranks Kenny Atkinson 27th best head coach in NBA With training camp right around the corner, basketball coverage has officially ramped up and, unfortunately, much of the Brooklyn Nets’ roster is in flux currently, asking more questions than it has answers. Will Rondae Hollis-Jefferson make the sophomore year leap? Is Brook Lopez ready […]

Summer League: Final Observations on the Nets’ Key Pieces

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Finally, after a frenzied month and a half, we’ve finally reached a lull in the NBA off-season. Of course, the draft has finished, without any franchise-altering trades, we might add, the Nets’ free agency chase seems complete, and, as of Saturday, Summer League has ended as well. This can mean only one thing: a summer […]

Nets introduce Kenny Atkinson at HSS Training Center

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The Brooklyn Nets introduced new head coach Kenny Atkinson to the media and fans — and it was well worth the wait. Atkinson, a former assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks, was given a warm introduction by general manager Sean Marks at HSS Training Center Monday afternoon. Marks cited the importance of Atkinson in the […]

Brooklyn Nets Hire Kenny Atkinson As Head Coach

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The Brooklyn Nets have hired Atlanta Hawks assistant Kenny Atkinson as their head coach to a multi-year contract, the team announced Sunday afternoon. The deal was first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!’s The Vertical. Atkinson will continue to work with the Hawks until their postseason run concludes before officially joining the Nets. “I am […]

Report: Jeff Van Gundy, Ettore Messina, Ime Udoka draw interest in Nets coaching search

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The Brooklyn Nets will officially be in offseason mode in a few hours, but Nets general manager Sean Marks has already started putting together a list of coaching candidates, which include two of his former colleagues with the San Antonio Spurs. Per Marc Stein of ESPN.com, Marks has “interest” in Spurs assistant coaches Ettore Messina […]

Long Island Nets Logo, Jerseys Introduced

Long Island Nets away & home jerseys. (via Brooklyn Nets)

The Brooklyn Nets introduced the branding for their D-League team, the Long Island Nets, which will officially begin playing games in the 2016-2017 season. The team will serve as the development league affiliate for the Nets, and they will own and operate the team. The Long Island Nets are the league’s 22nd D-League team. Nets […]

Nets name Trajan Langdon Assistant General Manager

Trajan Langdon as a player for CSKA Moscow (front). Ettore Messina is at right. (AP)

Nets general manager Sean Marks has made his first front office hire, picking up Trajan Langdon to serve as his assistant general manager, the Nets announced Tuesday morning. Langdon, a native Alaskan and former NCAA, NBA and European basketball player, leaves his job as director of player administration and basketball operations for the Cleveland Cavaliers, […]

Nets GM Sean Marks on Vertical Podcast: “There’s absolutely a challenge ahead”

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On The Vertical Podcast, Adrian Wojnarowski asks Nets general manager Sean Marks about the interview process, his path to becoming the first New Zealand-born general manager, his various roles and work with the San Antonio Spurs under R.C. Buford and Gregg Popovich, as well as the long road ahead to bring the Nets back to […]

Nets hire Sean Marks as General Manager

Sean Marks (left). (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets have hired San Antonio Spurs assistant general manager Sean Marks as their general manager, the team announced Thursday morning. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Marks and the team agreed to a four-year deal after the team “significantly increased” their offer in negotiations. Marks has spent the past five years holding […]