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Nets have everything going for them — and still blow it

The Nets officially ended the first half of their season the same way they spent most of the campaign — with a legitimate effort against a better team, and eventually a loss. Tuesday’s defeat was 119-109 to the Raptors. The Nets dropped their 11th straight game, the longest skid since coming to Brooklyn for the...
Via New York Post
10 hours ago

Woes: Raptors hand Nets 11th straight loss, 119-109

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The Nets are running through the season with their woes. The Nets had a chance to redeem themselves after a 132-112 blowout in Toronto this past Friday. They also had a chance to end their 10-game skid. It never happened. And really, will it ever? With Kyle Lowry sitting out, the Toronto Raptors (28-13) defeated the Brooklyn Nets (8-33), 119-109, Tuesday...
Via Nets Daily
10 hours ago

WATCH: Sean Kilpatrick's time with the Nets

Sean Kilpatrick's time with the Nets.
Via YES Network
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nets pride in Brooklyn

Nets pride in Brooklyn.
Via YES Network
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets on MLK Day: Understanding the legacy by helping the little ones

On Martin Luther King Day, Sean Kilpatrick and Trevor Booker spent time building and painting bookshelves and benches for the Brownsville Ascend Lower School in Brooklyn New York. While the NBA and Nets representatives spoke on a higher plane of the significance of King’s legacy, the two Nets spoke of what it was like to do what they did, even if their contributions were small...
Via Nets Daily
14 hours ago

Nets host the Atlantic Division leading Raptors

The L’s keep on piling up. The Brooklyn Nets got into a shootout with the Houston Rockets on Sunday night, and it went about as well as you expected. They lost 137-112 and the losing streak is up to ten. After this game, they hit the road for a quick back-to-back in New Orleans and Charlotte this weekend. Coming into town tonight will be the Toronto Raptors. They played the Knicks...
Via Nets Daily
23 hours ago

Nets begin second half with one glaring issue to fix

With Tuesday’s game against Toronto the halfway point of the Nets’ schedule, it’s a logical time to take stock of coach Kenny Atkinson’s first season. And at an NBA-worst 8-32, the hole is every bit as deep as expected. Atkinson’s system is fitting for the modern NBA, with spacing and driving and, most of all,...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Brooklyn Nets losing streak now at 10 games

Last night the Nets (8-32) hosted the Houston Rockets (32-11) at Barclays Center. The Rockets came into last night’s game on their first losing streak of the season. Houston would quickly end that losing streak with a 137-112 win.    The Brooklyn Nets were able to hang with the Rockets in the first half despite allowing the Rockets to score 74 points. The 74 points for the Rockets...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni has nothing but fond memories of Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin missed his 28th game this season — and his own Bobblehead night. When informed the Nets were giving away Bobbleheads in the likeness of his former guard, Houston coach Mike D’Antoni quipped: “With the hairdo? Can [they] change the hairdo any way they want?” As the Knicks coach during Linsanity, D’Antoni looked back...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Lin still out for Nets as they give away his bobblehead

NEW YORK (AP) Jeremy Lin remains sidelined for the Brooklyn Nets on the night they are giving away his bobblehead. Lin has battled a strained left hamstring almost all season and has been limited to 12 games in his first season with the Nets. The giveaway Sunday against the Houston Rockets was part of the team's celebration of Taiwanese culture. Lin was the NBA's first American...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brook Lopez on the Nets' loss to New Orleans

Nets center Brook Lopez talks about his 20-point effort in the team's 104-95 loss to the Pelicans on Thursday night.
Via YES Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Anthony Bennett to sign with Turkish team

At 23 years old, Anthony Bennett is already trying to rebuild his basketball career. After the former No. 1 pick was released by the Brooklyn Nets earlier this week, he has landed with Fenerbahce Istanbul in Turkey, according to overseas hoops reporter David Pick. Former No. 1 draft pick Anthony Bennett has signed with Euroleague power-club Fenerbahce, according to source. ...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Waived by the Nets, does Anthony Bennett have the saddest career in NBA history?

On Monday, the Brooklyn Nets waived Anthony Bennett, reportedly signing Quincy Acy to a 10-day contract to replace him. The Nets just released former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett and will sign Quincy Acy to a 10-day deal to replace him, ESPN sources say — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) January 9, 2017 Less than four years ago, Bennett was the No. 1 overall pick in the...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets waive former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett

NEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Nets have waived Anthony Bennett, the former No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Bennett played in 23 games for the Nets, his fourth team since being the surprising top pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2013. He averaged 5.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game. The 6-foot-8 forward spent one season with the Cavs before they traded him to Minnesota...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Is it finally time to trade Brook Lopez?

The Brooklyn Nets have fallen off the rails and currently sit alone as the worst team in the NBA. Expectations were not high going into the season, but those have not even been met. With no chance of making the playoffs, Kenny Atkinson should put the focus on developing young talent on the roster. Caris LeVert has seen more minutes recently and Isaiah Whitehead has gotten steady...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Three teams that could trade for Brook Lopez

It’s the most talked about topic with the Brooklyn Nets: what could the Nets get for Brook Lopez. The Carmelo Anthony Saga. The “Dwightmare”. The “Dwightmare Part 2”. You’ve heard it all, but time-and-time again the Nets find themselves in the headlines for one reason: Brook Lopez. With the NBA trade deadline approaching, the Nets have found themselves once again at the...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers beat Nets for 10th win to match last season's total

NEW YORK (AP) Joel Embiid scored 20 points and the Philadelphia 76ers earned their 10th victory to match their total from all last season, beating the Brooklyn Nets 105-95 on Sunday. The 76ers broke it open with a 17-2 surge in the fourth quarter to win the matchup between the NBA's two worst teams and improve to 10-25 in their first season with former lottery picks Embiid and...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets want two-first round picks for Brook Lopez

The Brooklyn Nets are putting a high price tag on star center Brook Lopez to say the least. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Nets’ current asking price for the one-time All-Star is two first-round picks. You read that right: two first-round picks for a player with one more year left on his contract after this season. Not only that but Lopez is commanding a $21.2 million salary...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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