Nets vs. Cavaliers: A (Probably) Imaginary Conversation

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Tonight, the Brooklyn Nets take on the Eastern Conference-leading, back-to-back NBA Finals-appearing, and still-rocking-LeBron-James Cleveland Cavaliers for the third time before the All-Star Break. In the first two meetings, the Nets fell by the respective scores of 20 and 8 points, is another convincing win on the cards? Since then, however, the aforementioned James has […]

First place Cavaliers take on last place Nets

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First Place Cavaliers Take On Last Place Nets Opponent: Cleveland Cavaliers Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 PM EST Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN 101.9 FM, 660AM In a classic best versus worst scenario, the Cleveland Cavaliers will take their talented lineup to the Barclays Center in hopes of continuing their hot streak, particularly so following […]

The Reclamation of Anthony Bennett

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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 […]

It’s Getting Better Here, We Think

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Back on October 31st, I posed this question. Here’s the Nets schedule for tonight & November. By December 1, they will have ___ wins. pic.twitter.com/UopsVYPGCX — devin kharpertian (@uuords) October 31, 2015 It was a spooky one. (Get it? Because Halloween. Please don’t leave.) Most responses fell in the range of 3 to 4 wins. […]

Report: Cavaliers could be interested in swap for Joe Johnson

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have expressed interest in trading for Brooklyn’s Joe Johnson, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN. The Nets, who are openly and desperately trying to avoid the repeater tax penalty, have been shopping both Johnson and Deron Williams since the season ended. Brandon Haywood’s non-guaranteed 10.5 million dollar contract has been a coveted piece […]

Fantasy Basketball: Week 24 Steals

Fantasy Basketball is all about outsmarting your opponents, and much of that is done through grabbing the unfound star in free agency. Here’s our best way to do that in Week 24, the final week of seasonal leagues. Note: All OWN%’s come from ESPN Fantasy Leagues. Point Guard: MIN- Zach LaVine (18.3%) We all knew […]

What 2016’s Crazy Cap Increase Means For The Nets

With the NBA’s $24 billion TV deal set to begin in 2016, the salary cap will spike. Last week, the players rejected a proposal to “smooth” that increase over several years. The cap is now set to rise from $66 million this summer to between $88 and $92 million in the summer of 2016. What […]

Rumor: Cavaliers interested in Brook Lopez, twin Robin Lopez?

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It looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers, of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love fame, might want to add a twin brother to their mix. According to Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio’s notebook, the Cavaliers have “interest” in trading for injured Nets center Brook Lopez, and/or Brook’s twin brother Robin, currently on the Portland […]