The Reclamation of Anthony Bennett

The Reclamation of Anthony Bennett As far as the eye can see, Anthony Bennett was the perfect risk for the Brooklyn Nets to take on this summer — the former no. 1 overall selection in the 2013 NBA Draft had bounced around from team to team and nearly found himself out of the league completely […]

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 […]

Landon Donovan, Julius Erving, and the unretirement

On Thursday, the internet was captivated by of the news of Landon Donovan coming out of retirement to play, once again, for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Donovan, the best American-born men’s soccer player in history, walked away in 2014 following the Galaxy’s victory over the New England Revolution in the MLS Cup. The United States’ […]

Bondy: Kris Humphries has a strong possibility of returning to Nets

There’s a “strong possibility” that Kris Humphries will return to the Brooklyn Nets, reports Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News. Kris Humphries is a strong possibility to return to the Nets, according to a source. — Stefan Bondy (@SBondyNYDN) July 2, 2016 Humphries, an unrestricted free agent, has bounced around the league since […]

Charania: Nets sign undrafted center Egidijus Mockevicius to partially guaranteed deal

Never one to rest on a dull Sunday morning, the Brooklyn Nets have signed Egidijus Mockevicius, the undrafted center from Evansville, to a partially guaranteed one-year deal, reports The Vertical’s Shams Charania. Sources: Brooklyn has agreed to a partially guaranteed one-year deal with undrafted Evansville center Egidijus Mockevicius. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 26, 2016 […]

Kennedy: Robinson to opt out of Nets contract

Basketball Insiders reporter Alex Kennedy tweeted today that Nets forward Thomas Robinson will opt out of his contract. Thomas Robinson intends to opt out of his Nets contract. He had a $1,050,961 player option for 2016-17. He'll be an unrestricted free agent. — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) June 10, 2016 Thomas Robinson is an interesting free […]

Kennedy: Shane Larkin opts out of final year with Nets

Phoenix Suns guard Phil Pressey (25) reaches for the ball on Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Shane Larkin has opted out of the final year on his contract with the Brooklyn Nets and will become an unrestricted free agent, reports Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. The speedy point guard averaged 7.3 points and 4.4 assists over 22 minutes per game for the Nets, seeing a huge role boost after Jarrett Jack tore […]

Begley: Nets to work out Anthony Bennett

During this week’s veteran mini-camp, the Brooklyn Nets will work out Anthony Bennett, reports ESPN’s Ian Begley. Bennett was the no. 1 selection in the 2013 draft, but struggled to adapt to the bigger, stronger, and faster professional game. The former UNLV standout averaged 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds during his rookie season with the Cleveland […]

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 […]

Hamilton: Nets will host a late-May mini-camp for veterans

The Brooklyn Nets will hold a mini-camp for veterans from May 23rd to the 25th, reports Moke Hamilton of Basketball Insiders. Without a first rounder in June’s draft, the Nets will have to build the back-end of their bench through patchwork and low-risk contracts. Of course, the fates of Shane Larkin, Thomas Robinson, and Wayne […]

Andrea Bargnani sought buyout over limited minutes

Andrea Bargnani (9) defends Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, in New York. The Nets won 100-91. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

On his Facebook, Andrea Bargnani wrote that he sought a buyout from the Brooklyn Nets after he did not receive the minutes or role he was promised last summer. In a quickly lost season for the Nets, Bargnani fell behind younger players like Thomas Robinson and Chris McCullough in the rotation and, as he stated on […]