Donald Sloan OUT, Willie Reed active for Nets

Brooklyn Nets guard Donald Sloan will sit out Saturday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers with an undisclosed illness, moving center Willie Reed to the active list for the first time this season. Sloan has not played since the second game of the season. The Nets signed Reed, a 25-year-old D-League lifer, to a partially […]

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Nets make final roster cuts

Donald Sloan (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets requested waivers on forwards Justin Harper and Dahntay Jones, Nets general manager Billy King announced today, officially cutting their roster down to the maximum allowable 15-man roster. Jones and Harper’s cuts mean that Donald Sloan makes the team as a third point guard behind Jarrett Jack and Shane Larkin, and Willie Reed […]

Who will make the last Nets roster spot?


Another preseason has come and gone, and the Nets have decisions to make. The team currently has 14 players on partially or fully guaranteed contracts: Andrea Bargnani, Bojan Bogdanovic, Markel Brown, Wayne Ellington, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Jarrett Jack, Joe Johnson, Sergey Karasev, Shane Larkin, Brook Lopez, Chris McCullough, Willie Reed, Thomas Robinson, and Thaddeus Young. An […]

Nets run out of gas in final preseason game, lose 111-105 against Celtics


In what was supposed to be a quiet finale, having left Thaddeus Young, Brook Lopez, Jarrett Jack, and Joe Johnson in Brooklyn, the Nets took part in an offensive onslaught, didn’t play much defense, and lost to the Boston Celtics by the score of 111-105. Of course, several other Nets were missing through injury so […]

Willie Reed out 6-8 weeks after surgery on injured thumb

After undergoing successful surgery on his right thumb, Brooklyn Nets center Willie Reed is expected to be out six to eight weeks, the team announced today. Reed first suffered the injury during the team’s preseason game Wednesday against the Boston Celtics. It was officially ruled a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb. A […]

Willie Reed out indefinitely with torn ligament in thumb


Brooklyn Nets backup center Willie Reed suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb during the first half of Wednesday’s 109-105 preseason loss to the Boston Celtics, the team announced today. Reed played just five minutes in what was his preseason debut after battling a right quad strain. Reed will undergo surgery Friday, […]

Andrea Bargnani returns to (half)-practice

Brooklyn Nets center Andrea Bargnani went through his first practice since injuring his hamstring, participating through the first half of team practice. Bargnani, who has missed practices and three preseason games with a tight left hamstring, said he “felt good” during the half-practice, in which he participated in full contact. Bargnani has suffered a variety […]

Nets lose game to Sixers, lose Hollis-Jefferson to injury

If the Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers┬áplay an untelevised preseason game at 3PM in upstate New York, did it really happen? Despite the fact that the game could not be watched and only a few of the Nets’ beat writers were in attendance, The Brooklyn Game has put together a rapid fire list of things […]

CARMELO doesn’t make the Nets look good

Thaddeus Young projects to have the Nets' highest WAR next season. (AP)

Ever looked at a team roster and said to yourself, “this is interesting, but how can I project the performance of these players into 2022?” Well, have no fear: now you can. ESPN’s stats-driven 538 developed a formula called CARMELO, backronymed into “Career-Arc Regression Model Estimator with Local Optimization,” to predict future performance for current […]