Eight Points: On The Nets’ 106-98 Win Over The Houston Rockets

The Nets celebrated their first victory Wednesday night. (AP)

There are close to seven billion people on our planet Earth, and I’m willing to bet that less than half of you tuned in for Wednesday night’s Brooklyn Nets-Houston Rockets contest. The Nets, after all, had yet to win a game, and they faced a much more talented foe on the road. It seemed like […]

Nets seek first win in Memphis


It was all well and good for the Nets (0-2) after one half of play, but things sure got away from them quickly last night. After building a 47-41 halftime lead over the San Antonio Spurs (1-1), the Nets ran into a wall marred by missed shots, poor rebounding, and shoddy defense, leading to an […]

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson reveals his celebrity crush, challenges Markel Brown to dunk contest in Twitter Q-and-A

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (left) taking a selfie on draft night. (AP)

Yesterday, the Nets officially signed rookie Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who they traded for on draft night. Today, Hollis-Jefferson answered questions from fans in a Q-and-A on the Brooklyn Nets Twitter account. The conversation went from basketball (which Hollis-Jefferson begun playing when he was five), to his deepest fear, celebrity crushes, challenging a teammate to a dunk […]

Report: Nets, Grizzlies discussed Joe Johnson trade


The Brooklyn Nets and Memphis Grizzlies reportedly discussed a trade scenario that would send Joe Johnson to the Grizzlies, according to Marc Stein of ESPN: Story going online now: ESPN sources say Nets and Grizzlies recently discussed a Joe Johnson-to-Memphis trade — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 29, 2015 Sources say teams could not find workable […]

George Lucas De Paula cites Deron Williams as an influence

George De Paula at the NBA Draft Combine. (AP)

In the past few years, the Nets have made a habit of selecting seniors in the NBA Draft. But their latest workout featured three teenagers: 19-year-olds Dakari Johnson (Kentucky), George Lucas De Paula (Brazil), and Lucas Dias Silva (Brazil). The three were joined by Stanford senior forward Anthony Brown, Wisconsin senior guard Josh Gasser, and […]

Deron Williams Season In Review: Long Gone Franchise Player


Deron Williams is the first subject of our offseason Nets In Review series. Stats: 68 G (55 GS), 31.1 MPG, 13.0 PTS, 6.6 AST, 3.5 REB, 0.9 STL, 0.3 BLK, 2.3 TOV, 38.7 FG%, 36.7 3PT%, 83.4 FT%, 50.4 TS%, 15.7 PER, 105 ORtg, 109 DRtg, 3.6 win shares The Season: The quote spread like […]

Nets Roundtable: Trades, High Points, Low Points, Dunks!

We’re 51 games into the Nets season at the All-Star Break. Going around the horn on where the Nets stand: High Point: best of the first half: Zach Fisch: The win against the Spurs on December 3rd. The Nets gutted out an overtime win against the defending champs, their first win of the year over […]

Nets look to halt losing streak against Memphis Grizzlies

The road’s still challenging for the reeling Nets (16-22) as they welcome another Western Conference powerhouse in the Memphis Grizzlies (26-11) to Barclays Center.

Brooklyn Nets Dethrone Sacramento Kings In Brooklyn, 107-99

What a difference two days make. After an embarrassing loss to the Indiana Pacers Saturday night, the Brooklyn Nets (14-16) pulled out a bounce-back victory over the visiting Sacramento Kings (13-18) on Monday, winning 107-99. The Nets were led by Mason Plumlee, the most coveted piece in the recently rumored trade discussions between these two […]

Nets, desperate for win, take on lowly 76ers


It hasn’t been pretty for the Brooklyn Nets (8-12), who have lost the last three games by a combined 70 points, albeit against the East’s top tier. So tonight could be a bit of a respite against the last-place Philadelphia 76ers (2-19). Lionel Hollins may get Joe Johnson (illness) and Mirza Teletovic (hip pointer) back […]