Sep 16, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT
Kirilenko played by far career-low 19 minutes per game last season
Jul 22, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT
Brooklyn reaches regular-season roster limit of 15 players
Jul 14, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT
Projected cost of Nets’ roster, including luxury taxes: $128,164,804
Jun 24, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT
Former Michigan State Spartan was slated to make minimum salary in 2014-15
May 15, 2014, 2:45 PM EDT
The Nets are in a spending spiral with no easy way out… not that Mikhail Prokhorov cares.
May 10, 2014, 11:20 PM EDT
Brooklyn was 15-of-25 from three — nobody can stop Mirza Teletovic. Nobody.
May 8, 2014, 10:14 PM EDT
Deron Williams is held scoreless, and Heat take a 2-0 series lead over Nets.
May 2, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT
Deron Williams led the way as the Nets avoided elimination.
May 1, 2014, 2:03 AM EDT
Toronto blows 26-point lead, rallies to win
Apr 15, 2014, 3:46 PM EDT
It’s not something you could ever prove (and the Nets may not even do it), but they could rest guys in hopes of falling into a first-round matchup with Toronto.
Mar 29, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT
Andray Blatche managed to miss a wide open dunk in Brooklyn’s win over the Cavs.
Mar 18, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
The Suns were supposed to be in rebuilding mode, but surprised everyone by being a part of the playoff picture all season long. But a recent slide has the team in real danger of missing the postseason, which would now come as a huge disappointment.
Feb 7, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
A week from now the eyes of the basketball world will be on New Orleans for the NBA’s Damian Lillardapalooza. … er, I mean the NBA’s All-Star weekend. While Sunday’s All-Star Game is the big show, I’ve always found Saturday night’s series of skill contests more fun than the no-D exhibition that is the All-Star…
Feb 7, 2014, 3:34 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while reading about how strange the 1904 Olympic marathon in St. Louis was…. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors. After a decent shooting first quarter (but one the Warriors as a team would like to forget) Curry got hot — 10-of-14 shooting, 4-of-5 from three, 28…
Feb 6, 2014, 11:07 PM EDT
A Spurs team without many of its stars can still prove difficult for opponents to deal with, in large part because of the way San Antonio consistently stacks its team with players perfectly suited to perform in the highly-disciplined system engineered by tenured head coach Gregg Popovich. That was true for a while in Thursday…
Jan 20, 2014, 6:58 PM EDT
NEW YORK – The last time the Nets faced the Knicks, they were without Deron Williams and Paul Pierce due to injury, and a fully healthy New York squad thumped Brooklyn back on Dec. 5 at Barclays by a 30-point margin. A little more than a month later, things have completely changed for both sides. The…
Jan 17, 2014, 4:01 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while thinking Ronald McDonald may have an anger management issues (no, not that one)… Joe Johnson, Brooklyn Nets. He remains one of the best (sometimes overlooked) shooters in the game. In the first half the Nets largely ran the offense through their “power forward” Paul…
Jan 6, 2014, 6:17 PM EDT
Nets point guard Deron Williams — who has already missed 11 games this season due to ankle injuries — is out again Monday night as the Nets host the Atlanta Hawks. Stephan Bondy of the New York Daily News tweets some of the details. Deron Williams is out tonight with an ankle sprain. There was…
Dec 23, 2013, 5:08 PM EDT
The Nets are capped out and have 15 guys on the roster — they cannot add another body under the NBA rules. However with Brook Lopez out for the season, they want to. Need to, really, when you consider the injury history of players on the roster. So the Nets are going to file the…
Dec 11, 2013, 10:04 AM EDT
Paul Pierce returned to the Nets lineup on Tuesday after missing the last four games with a broken bone in his hand. But he wasn’t in his usual spot in the team’s starting lineup. Facing his former Boston Celtics, Pierce came off the bench for just the fourth time in his storied career. And his head…
Dec 2, 2013, 12:02 PM EDT
The Basketball Gods are treating the Brooklyn Nets like Odysseus. The already injury plagued 5-12 Brooklyn Nets will be without Paul Pierce for 2-4 weeks due to a broken third metacarpal bone in his right hand the team announced Monday. That is the bone that basically connects your middle finger to your wrist. The injury…
Nov 30, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT
UPDATE 7:14 p.m.: Paul Pierce is now officially out Saturday against the Grizzlies. 3:30 p. m.: Injuries have been the story do far this season for the Brooklyn Nets, a team many expected to be legitimate contenders in the Eastern Conference. The latest one is to Paul Pierce, who isn’t expected to play when the…
Nov 1, 2013, 11:51 PM EDT
There are no statement games on Día de los Muertos. I’m not sure there are statement games in early April either, but right now it’s far, far too early to talk about them. Teams change and evolve a lot over the course of a season. A lot. Plus regular season series are not reliable predictors…
Aug 1, 2013, 10:16 AM EDT
The largely free market loving, Republican owners of the NBA teams pushed hard in the last Collective Bargaining Agreement for something that you would think goes against their nature — an increased and very stiff tax structure that sets up a more socialist system. (They would argue the system is needed for the growth of…
Jul 26, 2013, 3:21 PM EDT
Alan Anderson Is a 30-year-old (31 early next season) guard who can knock down open outside shots and provide depth to a team that pictures itself a contender. Say… the Brooklyn Nets. Anderson has reached a deal with Brooklyn, something tweeted out by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, then confirmed by Anderson himself (if you…
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