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 […]

Did the Nets actually improve their bench this offseason?

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Did the Nets actually improve their bench this offseason? Last year was a painful one to endure for fans of the Brooklyn Nets and their 21-win season came without the gift of a high lottery pick. Although they didn’t technically have the worst record in the league, one could make the case that the roster […]

Around The Nets: 12:01AM, Jay-Z’s plea, Vasily Karasev, and more!

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For those unfamiliar, Around the ‘Nets is a quick-fire round-up of all your relevant news out of Brooklyn, however, last night marked a special occasion: free agency. As soon as the clock struck midnight, rookie general manager Sean Marks could officially start chatting with players. Although the Nets have made no real moves yet, plenty of […]

Update: The Nets have requested waivers on Jarrett Jack

Jarrett Jack shoots in front of Russell Westbrook during the second quarter. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Update: The Nets have requested waivers on Jarrett Jack as of 4PM on Thursday. The #Nets have requested waivers on guard Jarrett Jack: https://t.co/WrEv8l1nvL — Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) June 30, 2016 The Brooklyn Nets are shopping Jarrett Jack ahead of Thursday’s deadline and plan to waive him if they cannot move the veteran point guard, […]

Senol: Nets interested in signing Jan Vesely

The Brooklyn Nets are reportedly interested in 6’11 forward Jan Vesely, according to Ismail Senol, a respected Turkish writer. Vesely, the #6 overall pick in 2011, lasted just three seasons with the Washington Wizards before spending 21 games in Denver to cap off his first stint in the NBA. Vesely averaged just 4.4 points and 3.7 […]

Sportando: Sergey Karasev won’t return to Brooklyn

Orlando Magic forward Jason Smith (14) goes up for a shot in front of Brooklyn Nets guard Sergey Karasev (10), of Russia, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Tuesday, March 29, 2016. The Magic won 139-105. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Vasily Karasev, Sergey’s father, has no idea what’s next for his son, but it won’t be with the Brooklyn Nets, reports Sportando. Vasily Karasev on his son's future: 'One thing is for sure, Sergey will leave Brooklyn' https://t.co/n2xysXJL1l — Sportando (@Sportando) May 24, 2016 Sergey Karasev became an unrestricted free agent for this summer after Brooklyn […]

Brooklyn Nets 2016 Offseason Primer

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 […]

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson ACTIVE, will play vs. Hornets

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is available and will play against the Charlotte Hornets Tuesday night, Nets coach Tony Brown said prior to the game. Hollis-Jefferson has not played in an NBA game since December 4th, missing 50 games with a broken bone and subsequent surgery in his left ankle. In 19 games (14 starts) prior to the […]

Brooklyn Nets: Then and Now

Did you know Brook (and his twin, Robin) played baseball when they were little? Did you know Tony Brown was a Nets player before he was coach? Here are some past and present photos of your Brooklyn Nets! Ed. Note: Originally posted November 27, 2014. Updated Mar. 18, 2015 to include Nets Thaddeus Young, Bojan Bogdanovic, […]

Lionel Hollins criticizes “micromanaging” Nets front office

When the Nets fired Avery Johnson 28 games into the 2012-13 season, Johnson said his replacement would need more autonomy in coaching. “I just know when the coach comes in, he’s going to have to be able to do it his way. Hold everybody accountable, coach true to his style. That’s the way it’s going […]

Andrea Bargnani QUESTIONABLE, Sergey Karasev PROBABLE vs. Raptors

Quick injury update heading into Nets-Raptors on Monday: the Nets have listed Andrea Bargnani (sore right ankle) as QUESTIONABLE to play his former team, while Sergey Karasev (sprained left ankle) is PROBABLE. Bargnani’s only played against the Raptors in Toronto twice in his career — once in each of his two years with the Knicks, […]