#BKConnect: Third Quarter Woes, D-Will’s Woes, and The Top Play of November

#BKConnect: Third Quarter Woes, D-Will’s Woes, and The Top Play of November

On the latest episode of #BKConnect, YES Network’s Chris Shearn, Newsday’s Rod Boone, and I discuss the team’s third-quarter woes, whether or not Deron Williams will ever be fully healthy again, and break down the play of the month, Joe Johnson’s game-winning floater in overtime against the Phoenix Suns. The next episode of #BKConnect airs […]

Video: Billy King talks Kidd, Nets in halftime interview with YES Network

Video: Billy King talks Kidd, Nets in halftime interview with YES Network

At halftime of Tuesday’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors, Nets general manager Billy King spoke with YES Network’s Sarah Kustok on a variety of topics, including trust (which isn’t there yet), Kidd (who King feels has the confidence and voice to lead), injuries (which he doesn’t blame for their struggles) and the […]

Is Too Much Passing For The Nets A Bad Thing? (GRAPHIC)

Our good friends at YES Network have tracked how many passes the Nets have made on each possession in the team’s first three games, and how well the team has shot in those situations. The research found that the Nets are best when they pass between two and four times per possession, shooting a robust […]

Andrei Kirilenko hints at retirement timetable

Andrei Kirilenko hints at retirement timetable

In an interview with YES Network as part of the series “Championship Dreams,” Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko hints at a two-to-four-year timetable for his career, citing that as a reason for joining the Nets this offseason. “This year, finally, I think Brooklyn built a team which… potentially can win the title,” Kirilenko said, before […]

Video: Nets reflect on Boston Celtics Trade

Video: Nets reflect on Boston Celtics Trade

Brooklyn Nets Deron Williams, Brook Lopez, and Joe Johnson reflect on their reactions to the blockbuster trade agreed to on draft night that brought Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Jason Terry to the franchise. Williams was in the “war room” at Barclays Center as the Nets made their decision to draft Mason Plumlee, communicating with […]

Tune-in Alert: “Nets 2013: Championship Dreams” premieres tonight

YES Network’s Brooklyn Nets Preview, “Nets 2013: Championship Dreams,” premieres tonight on YES Network at 6:30 P.M., one hour prior to the 7:30 P.M. Nets-Celtics preseason broadcast. The preview includes in-depth sit-down interviews with Nets GM Billy King, Nets coach Jason Kidd, as well as most of the team’s roster. One particularly intriguing part: King, […]

Reggie Evans, Kevin Garnett lovefest continues

Reggie Evans, Kevin Garnett lovefest continues

“I’m excited as hell.” Since media day AKA first day of NBA school on September 30th, Kevin Garnett and Reggie Evans have been effusive in their praise of one another. On media day, Evans talked of a mutual respect between he, the ferocious rebounder, and Garnett, the future Hall of Famer. Garnett acknowledged yesterday that […]

YES hires Donny Marshall as color commentator

YES Network has hired Donny Marshall as an in-game Brooklyn Nets analyst. After the Cleveland Cavaliers drafted Marshall in the second round of the 1995 NBA Draft, he spent five years in the NBA, the final two with the back-to-back New Jersey Nets NBA Finals teams led by Jason Kidd in 2001-02 and 2002-03. Marshall […]