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 […]

Report: Nets part ways with Tim Walsh, Gary Sussman

Tim Walsh, tending to Vince Carter in 2007.

Although there’s been no formal announcement, it looks as if the Brooklyn Nets have parted ways with Tim Walsh and Gary Sussman, two of organization’s longest-tenured employees. First tipped by Tom Lorenzo and then confirmed by Howard Beck of Bleacher Report, Walsh had become a popular name around the NBA after winning back-to-back Trainer of […]

Nets drop third straight Summer League game

P.J. Hairston helped lead the Hornets past the Nets in Summer League. (AP)

It was an ugly Summer League game, which is kind of like saying it was a regular Summer League game. But the Brooklyn Nets have still yet to pull out a victory in this offseason’s Orlando Summer League, dropping a third straight contest by a score of 64-55, this one to the Charlotte Hornets. The […]

Nets trainer Tim Walsh wins Trainer of the Year Award for the second straight year

Tim Walsh, tending to Vince Carter in 2007.

Brooklyn Nets trainer Tim Walsh won the Jim O’Toole Athletic Trainer of the Year award for the second straight year, the team announced Monday morning. Prior to the announcement, Walsh’s daughter tweeted out over the weekend. Walsh’s assistants Lloyd Beckett and Ale Oliviera also won awards as top assistants in their first year with the […]

Brook Lopez: The paradoxes of time travel scare me

Brook Lopez at a G-Shock Event. The alleged year is 2013. (AP)

Brook Lopez isn’t your ordinary NBA star. He’s not really your ordinary anything, unless you’re used to having a seven-footer with elite scoring touch and an affinity for comic books hanging around. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that he has developed thoughts about things like time travel. In a Q-and-A session with NBA.com’s […]

Nets advance scout Jim Sann nearly died at Nets practice

Nets assistant coach and advance scout Jim Sann collapsed and suffered a heart attack during the team’s practice on Sunday afternoon and was revived by the team’s training staff, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: “I was on my way out,” Sann said by phone Tuesday afternoon from his bed in […]

Deron Williams leaves Nets-Cavs with calf injury, will get MRI

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Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams left the second quarter of Nets-Cavs Friday night with an injury to his calf, getting walked to the locker room by Nets trainer Tim Walsh. Williams told reporters after the game that he originally felt calf tightness in the first quarter, and will get an MRI Saturday to look at […]

Dion Waiters Contacts Bojan Bogdanovic’s Face, Knocks Out Contact

This doesn’t happen every game: Bojan Bogdanovic lost a contact after Dion Waiters closed out on his three-pointer hit Bogdanovic in the face. Bogdanovic and the Nets staff searched for it for a few seconds before trainer Tim Walsh picked it up. (That’s why Walsh is the best in the biz.) This almost looks a […]

Nets Trainer Tim Walsh Wins NBA Award

Longtime Brooklyn Nets trainer Tim Walsh will be honored by the NBA Trainers Association with the Joe O’Toole Athletic Trainer of the Year Award for his work during the 2013-2014 NBA season prior to Wednesday night’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Brook Lopez plays 5-on-5, feels “great”

If you believe Brook Lopez, then Brook Lopez is doing just fine. Lopez teamed up with Keke Palmer for an nutrition education program in Harlem, teaching kids proper nutritional values in a Back-To-School program. Mike Mazzeo of ESPN New York caught up with Lopez at the event, who’s been fully cleared for basketball activities after […]