Jun 30, 2014, 8:45 AM EDT
A number of veteran coaches would like a crack at that spot.
Jun 30, 2014, 7:59 AM EDT
Jason Kidd will find Milwaukee a vastly different experience, and we’re not just talking about butter burgers and fried cheese curds here.
Jun 23, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT
Hard to imagine KG coming back for one more run without free agent Pierce back on the team.
Jun 20, 2014, 9:01 PM EDT
Blatche will likely receive better offers elsewhere than he will from Brooklyn this summer.
Jun 17, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT
San Antonio is best served letting Leonard become a restricted free agent in 2015, and because of that, so is he.
May 22, 2014, 7:07 PM EDT
I can give you 12 million reasons Kevin Garnett will return to the Brooklyn Nets next season.
May 15, 2014, 2:45 PM EDT
The Nets are in a spending spiral with no easy way out… not that Mikhail Prokhorov cares.
Apr 2, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Nets have been the East’s best team since the first of the year, and may threaten Miami and Indiana once the postseason begins.
Apr 1, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT
Kidd wins the award, but speaking on it before the Nets took on the Rockets, preferred to give the credit to his players.
Apr 1, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT
Mar 27, 2014, 3:33 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while hating on the idea of Monopoly “house rules”…. Indiana Pacers. It wasn’t pretty, but what mattered was the fight in the team. And the win over Miami, but more than that the fight it took from them to get there. Indiana had been slogging through the season,…
Mar 19, 2014, 1:12 PM EDT
Shaun Livingston has been a solid point guard for the Nets this season and he has looked even better of late as the Nets have gotten hot — in his last 5 games he has averaged 11.8 points on 53 percent shooting, plus dishing out four assists a game. He is a quality veteran backup…
Mar 13, 2014, 12:11 AM EDT
Brooklyn started to look like a threat this season when they were forced by injry to go small without Brook Lopez, which meant coach Jason Kidd slid Paul Pierce over to the power forward slot. You knew Pierce could score at the four, but the surprise is how much better the Brooklyn defense is with…
Mar 8, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT
BOSTON – On Paul Pierce’s first defensive possession as the Brooklyn Nets’ full-time starting power forward, Serge Ibaka backed him down on the block. Pierce bodied Ibaka, keeping him out of the paint, and Ibaka threw the ball away. On the Oklahoma City Thunder’s next possession, Ibaka posted up Pierce again. Pierce hardly yielded an…
Feb 20, 2014, 6:48 PM EDT
It’s been expected that the Nets would look to bring in another big man this season. While they have had success with a smaller lineup since Brook Lopez went down sometimes you need a traditional big for matchup purposes. That big man may be Jason Collins, reports Ohn Youngmisuk and Marc Stein at ESPNNewYork.com. The…
Feb 19, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT
As the Lakers continue to look at ways to shed salary and potentially get under the luxury tax threshold this season, Jordan Hill is a player that many expect to be dealt before Thursday’s trade deadline passes. L.A. was in talks with Brooklyn a couple of days ago, mainly because the Nets have a $5.25…
Feb 17, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT
Jordan Hill has slipped down Mike D’Antoni’s Lakers’ rotations behind even Chris Kaman because… actually I don’t have a good reason for you. Hill is not skilled offensive player, but what he brings is energy and the Lakers could often use that. D’Antoni’s Lakers rotations have been interesting this season. We’ll go with interesting. The…
Feb 11, 2014, 10:24 PM EDT
There are plenty of teams that will be obvious buyers or sellers at the upcoming Feb. 20 trade deadline. But the situation with the Nets is a bit less clear. Brooklyn went all-in this season as much as possible, putting together a team whose payroll including luxury tax payments will reach the $180 million range…
Feb 4, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT
Around Christmas, it looked like we could leave the Brooklyn Nets for dead. By the time they lost to San Antonio on New Year’s Eve, the Nets were 10-21 and without Brook Lopez, their star center, for the rest of the season due to another foot surgery. That injury forced Brooklyn to go small —…
Jan 31, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
All-Star selections have become the de facto measure of good seasons, even though they’re really only the measure of good half seasons and rely on a gerrymandered system that splits players by conference. But All-NBA teams – which evaluate a full year and aren’t split by conference – are a better metric for good seasons. In the last…
Jan 21, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT
We told you this trade was coming last Friday night, now it is official: The Chicago Bulls have sent Marquis Teague to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Tornike Shengalia, the teams have announced. What the Bulls get is money — the little-used Shengalia can and will be let go after this season. Teague is…
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 18, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT
Dwight Howard‘s exit from the Orlando Magic was anything but graceful, with him publicly going back and forth on whether or not he would stay or go. After initially demanding to be dealt during the 2012 season, Howard signed a waiver of his early termination option that would prevent him from opting out of the…
Jan 18, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT
The Brooklyn Nets are reportedly close to making two separate trades that will be of little consequence to their product on the court, or to the average fan. But they may be setting themselves up for something bigger in the future. The Nets are finalizing a trade with the Bulls that would send Tornike Shengalia…
Jan 10, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT
Remember a couple years ago how desperately the Nets were trying to pair Dwight Howard with Deron Williams? Howard wanted it to happen but Orlando wasn’t going to give him exactly what he wanted, so they sent him to Los Angeles (in a deal that worked very well for their rebuilding plans). That ended up…
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