Joe Johnson surprised Deron Williams wanted buyout: “It’s not that bad here”

Johnson & Williams in 2012. (AP)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — After last season ended, Joe Johnson said he expected changes. After a pricy and disappointing 38-44 season, it was only necessary. But he didn’t see it shaking out the way it happened. “I didn’t see that coming — him getting bought out,” Johnson said Monday morning at the team’s Media Day […]

Former Nets guard Tyshawn Taylor leads streetball team to $500,000 tournament

Tyshawn Taylor Brooklyn Nets

For two seasons, Tyshawn Taylor languished at the end of the Brooklyn Nets bench, getting more publicity for facilitating Jason Kidd’s soda spill than anything else he did in a Nets uniform. After leaving the Nets, Taylor spent time playing in Russia and Puerto Rico. Now, he’s trying to help a different New York City […]

Nets announce the squad and schedule for Orlando and Vegas summer leagues

Here is the #Nets 19-man Summer League roster. — Tom Lorenzo (@TomLorenzo) June 29, 2015 The Nets have officially announced the 19-man roster and schedule for their stints in the Orlando and Vegas summer leagues. Joining second-year players Markel Brown and Cory Jefferson, and rookie Rondae Hollis-Jefferson are a variety of players, ranging from […]

Answering the big Nets questions following the NBA Draft

Nets fans celebrate after the team selected Chris McCullough with the 29th pick. (AP)

Trying to answer six of the biggest questions for the Nets following the 2015 NBA Draft.

Do the pundits have a point?


After seasons of 49 and 44 wins, the purely predictive ESPN’s Eastern Conference Forecast ranked the Brooklyn Nets to finish 8th in the conference with a 39-43 record, barely making the playoffs. Do they have a point? The same core as their 49-win 2013 expansion squad will anchor this 2015 Brooklyn team: Deron Williams, Joe […]

Nets, Celtics, Cavaliers officially announce three-team trade

Jarrett Jack

The Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, and Brooklyn Nets officially announced the three-team trade that sends Marcus Thornton away from the Nets for Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev Thursday morning. The Nets will also send the draft rights to Eden Bavcic, Christian Drejer, and Ilkan Karaman to the Cavaliers. None of them are expected to make […]

Nets trail entire game, lose 110-91

– Box Score – The Nets came into today’s game with six points and ended it with the same amount. Miami won every quarter and the game– good for a clean sweep of all eight points. Brooklyn’s blowout wasn’t from a lack of effort as the Nets aggressively tried to keep up with the Heat’s torrid […]

Nets to hold pre-draft workouts June 24th & 25th

The Brooklyn Nets will hold pre-draft workouts for a number of second-round prospects on June 24th and 25th at their practice facility in East Rutherford, NJ, the team announced today. Nets GM Billy King will talk to the media after the second workout. Here’s a list of the prospects that the Nets will work out:

Nets might trade for a pick, or might not, like every year

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Nets general manager Billy King has never been shy about making deals, and knows that it’s a possibility that they’ll move into the draft once again. “We’re still talking about acquiring a pick if possible,” King said after the team’s free agent camp Wednesday, before later clarifying. “Generally, you don’t know […]