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Nets coach: Third-quarter woes an ‘energy’ problem

MILWAUKEE — There’s something about the third quarter that brings out the worst in the Nets. Or more accurately, brings their worst to the surface. Brooklyn has been outscored by 7.6 points in the third quarter this season, the worst margin in any period in the entire NBA. They were even worse than that Thursday...
Via New York Post
10 hours ago

Nets sign Donatas Motiejunas to $37M offer sheet

MILWAUKEE — The Nets signed restricted free agent Donatas Motiejunas to a front-loaded four-year, $37 million offer sheet Friday, The Post has confirmed. Now, they have to actually land the Houston big man. Both Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni and general manager Daryl Morey have said they hope to keep the Lithuanian 7-footer. And with the...
Via New York Post
11 hours ago

WATCH: Isaiah Whitehead on the Nets' loss to Milwaukee

Nets point guard Isaiah Whitehead shares his thoughts on some of the challenges the team had against the Bucks in their 111-93 loss.
Via YES Network
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Clippers showed how scary they can be in a blowout win over the Cavaliers

A 113-94 beatdown of the defending champion Cavaliers was certainly one way for the Los Angeles Clippers to bounce back from a double overtime loss to the lowly Brooklyn Nets. And in the same way that defeat exposed the Clippers at their very worst, Thursday night's win in Cleveland showed this team at its very best — a real threat to a seemingly inevitable Warriors-Cavs Finals...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

LISTEN UP! Nets have no answers to third quarter woes

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Trevor Booker Isaiah Whitehead Kenny Atkinson
Via Nets Daily
1 day ago

Ferrell, McCullough, Beech lead Long Island to second win

The Brooklyn Nets broke a seven-game losing streak on Tuesday and the Long Island Nets did the same with their six-game streak Thursday, beating the Santa Cruz Warriors, 114-104. It was the Long Islanders second win. They’re now 2-7. The young Nets were led by two players assigned to the D-League by Brooklyn: Chris McCullough, who played his sixth D-League game. He finished...
Via Nets Daily
1 day ago

Report: Nets likely to sign Motiejunas to offer sheet

In desperate need of talent anywhere they can get it, the Brooklyn Nets appear to be rolling the dice on Donatas Motiejunas. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Thursday, the Nets are likely to sign Motiejunas to an offer sheet as early as Friday. The Houston Rockets still hold Motiejunas’ rights, so they would have three days to match any offer. The 26-year-old Lithuanian...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Podcast: The Glue Guys - Finally, A Win!

The Glue Guys reflect on Sean Kilpatrick's big game against the Clippers, and look back at other big moments from the Nets first win since November 12th. (34:00) News Around The League: Al Horford's pregnancy controversy, JR Smith's defensive handshake, and the creator of the Big Mac passes away. To download the Glue Guys right to your phone, search ‘Glue Guys’ on iTunes, Stitcher...
Via Nets Daily
2 days ago

Nets’ boss one step closer to selling stake in team

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said Wednesday that he has hired Allen & Co. to sell a minority stake in the team. “My goal in seeking a local minority partner is to further strengthen the team’s New York presence in order to expand upon our business and community relationships,” the 51-year-old Russian billionaire said. “I’m proud...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

WATCH: Brook Lopez on the Nets win over the Clippers

Brook Lopez on the Nets win over the Clippers.
Via YES Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers rips referee Ken Mauer for technical foul, ejection

Clippers head coach Doc Rivers ripped referee Ken Mauer for giving him what he felt was an unwarranted technical foul that led to an ejection. Rivers was ejected with under 20 seconds left in overtime of the Clippers’ loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night. The Clippers coach had a dispute with referee Lauren Holtkamp over a foul called on the Clippers following an inbounds...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kilpatrick, Nets rally for double-OT victory over Clippers

NEW YORK (AP) Sean Kilpatrick scored 31 of his career-high 38 points after the third quarter and the Brooklyn Nets stopped a seven-game losing streak with a 127-122 double-overtime victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night. The Clippers started the game without Blake Griffin, ended it without the ejected coach Doc Rivers and dropped their third straight game by blowing...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Long Island Nets are great for the Brooklyn Nets

Coach Kenny Atkinson says how the Long Island Nets are great for the Brooklyn Nets.
Via YES Network
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Analyzing the upcoming week

For a team that was projected by many to be the worst team in the league, the Nets are playing outstanding basketball. The Nets currently sit at 4-5, ninth place in the Eastern Conference and are the 11th highest scoring team in the league averaging 106.3 points per game. The Nets continued their strong start of the season winning two of their three games last week. They were able...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Don’t Look Now, But The Brooklyn Nets Are Good

So, the Nets are good. Yeah you read that right. The lousy, embarrassing, boring Brooklyn Nets are off to an unexpected start, standing at 4-5 and sitting half a game out of the eighth spot in the east. The Nets were supposed to be awful this year, and it is early, but the Nets have shown only promise and excitement in this young season. The Nets claim the fifth best offense so far...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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