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Streaking Cavs head to Brooklyn, where Nets have floundered

If the Brooklyn Nets squeak into the playoffs, they'll likely have done it with solid play at home down the stretch, and they'll almost certainly be rewarded with a handful of road games in Atlanta or Cleveland. They might take that over having to play at home. The Nets will see those teams a total of three times before the regular season comes to an end with the streaking Cavaliers...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez’s best highlights of his 34 points against Hornets

Mascot-lover Brook Lopez went on a tear against the Charlotte Hornets as his Nets eeked out a close one, 91-88. Brook went for 34 points and 10 boards in the contest. Here are highlights of his hot night: That win puts the Nets a half-game behind the 8th-seeded Boston Celtics. Very big win by the Nets after a big night from Lopez. *** Brook Lopez pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: Thaddeus Young Out for Nets Game Against Cleveland on Friday

The Brooklyn Nets will be without the services of forward Thaddeus Young for at least one game, the team announced Thursday. Young suffered a knee injury in the third quarter of the Nets victory in Charlotte on Wednesday. Thaddeus Young Update: MRI revealed a left knee strain. Listed as OUT for tomorrow vs. Cavs and DOUBTFUL for Sunday’s game vs. Lakers. #Nets — Brooklyn Nets...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornets falter at home, lose to Nets 91-88

The Charlotte Hornets played their first home game since a five-game road trip on Wednesday at Time Warner Cable Arena. It wasn’t pretty. Though the Hornets were very much in the game until the end, and held the lead for a large portion, they didn’t seem to be doing much of anything well. The defense wilted at times, and the offense was woefully unreliable, as the team shot a...
Via Trade Street Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Brooklyn Nets playoff hopes are fading

Last week the Brooklyn Nets found themselves taking a dip in the standings after being losers in five straight games. Prior to Monday’s 110-91 loss to the Boston Celtics, the Nets were winners of four of their previous five games. It’s this type of inconsistency that has caused Brooklyn to drop from seventh in the standings, where they were for a large part of the season...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: John Calipari ‘desperately’ wants return to NBA

John Calipari, who is currently trying to guide an unbeaten Kentucky team to a national championship, has reached the top of college basketball. But he’s never won anything at the next level. According to a new report, Calipari may have his sights set on coaching the Brooklyn Nets for a second time. From NorthJersey.com’s Steve Popper: The one name that could return the...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce sued, accused of trashing apartment

Following a 15-year Hall of Fame career with the Boston Celtics, Paul Pierce spent one, mostly forgettable season playing for the Brooklyn Nets before quickly moving on to the Washington Wizards. However, the couple that rented out their $32,000-a-month Manhattan apartment to Pierce (and his wife, Julie) won’t soon forget his time in the Big Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Executive: Deron Williams Not Even the Best Point Guard on the Nets

Deron Williams is the NBA’s eighth highest-paid player, and the league’s second highest-paid point guard behind Chris Paul. Unfortunately for the Brooklyn Nets, his production has declined steadily since signing his monster contract, and he’s no longer considered among the elite point guards in the league. Just how far has Williams fallen? According to an anonymous poll conducted...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A look into the Nets future, and how valuable their picks may be

A lot of the Celtics' future plans are tied to how good, or to be more precise, how bad the Brooklyn Nets are. Last night's game give us a glimpse into what they are; a 'meh' team who sits somewhere between average and subaverage depending on the health of it's three highest paid players.That's fairly conclusive. What's a little less so, is how long they'll continue on that course...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Envy: Nets fans don't like Jack - 3/23

The Celtics beat the Nets tonight by a margin of 19 and Brooklyn fans blame it all on one man: Jarrett Jack. I wish I was exaggerating -- Nets fans apparently do not like the guy. At all. It was a challenge to find trash talk about the Celtics because the fans were obsessed with how poorly they felt Jack performed tonight. If this is a game night ritual for the Nets faithful,...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Celtics take care of business in Brooklyn, beat the Nets 110-91

BROOKLYN – Coming into tonight, Boston had lost 3 in a row following a 5-game win streak. The Celtics were 2-1 against the Nets thus far this season and had won all 2nd nights of their last 8 back-to-backs -- tonight they proved that formula true again.Isaiah Thomas was still sidelined for tonight’s game in NYC but is described as probable for Wednesday night’s game back in...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams destroys Brandon Bass with double crossover (Video)

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams destroyed Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass with a brutal double crossover move before sinking a floating layup during the third quarter of Monday night's game at the Barclays Center.Williams displayed some superb dribbling while dancing with Bass before blowing by him for the score.Deron Williams came just short of a triple double with...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: Notion that Kentucky would make NBA playoffs ‘ridiculous’

Deron Williams and the Brooklyn Nets are in the midst of desperately frantic task of trying to remain in the chase for a playoff berth. Despite a 27-39 record, the Nets nevertheless remain on the outskirts of relevancy when it comes to stealing the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, trailing the Boston Celtics by...Read More The post Deron Williams: Notion that Kentucky would...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez is disloyal to brother, Robin Lopez, in mascot war

Mr. and Mrs. Lopez are going to have to separate their sons before this gets ugly. Robin Lopez has been in the midst of an everlasting war against NBA mascots for a couple years now. It all started when his brother, Brook, jumped the Pistons' mascot before a game in 2013. Now though, it appears the Nets' Lopez has made amends. Robin can't be happy about this.
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cutting Down the Nets: Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Behind the Box Score

Brooklyn Nets 92Cleveland Cavaliers 117Box Score Well that’s better, eh? Two nights after being blown out by the Heat in Miami, the Cavs throttled the Brooklyn Nets at Quicken Loans Arena. LeBron and the gang took a little while to get going, as Brooklyn jumped on them early, but the final three quarters were sheer dominance. They owned the paint, they took care of the ball,1 and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets center Brook Lopez is building a house at Disney World

Nets center Brook Lopez and his brother, Robin, are lifelong Disney fans and customers. And now, Brook is going to live inside the Magic Kingdom. Well, sort of. (Read more at NYDailyNews.com) Unfortuantely for Robin (and the non-NBA-playing Lopez brother, Chris), Brook doesn't plan on sharing his new home with his brothers. But if Robin asks nicely, maybe Brook will let him search...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Collins joining Yahoo as basketball analyst

Yahoo has hired Jason Collins, the first openly gay active athlete in any of America’s four major sports, as a college basketball and NBA analyst. Collins retired last November, and this is his first job in sports since his retirement. With Yahoo, he’s expected to provide original video content, and will make his debut on Sunday’s “Tourney Bracket Live” special at 7:30...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Defeat Warriors in a Thriller

The Nets followed up their win in Dallas Saturday night with a very good win tonight in Brooklyn against the team with the best record in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors. Brooklyn led basically the entire game but the Warriors gave the Nets a scare late in the game.Brooklyn got off to a pretty fast start as they led Golden State 33-23 after the first quarter. The Nets couldn't...
Via Nets Take Over
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dress debate threatens to derail Brooklyn Nets’ season

Post by Brooklyn Nets.   In case you missed it Thursday (don’t worry, if you did, your mom will get around to asking you about it sometime this weekend), the most aggravating viral phenomenon in recent memory involved a stupid dress and the stupid debate over the color of said dress. The black and blue Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Handle Nuggets With Ease

So far, so good. The Nets are 2-0 since the All-Star break. This is back-to-back road wins for Brooklyn after defeating the Lakers in Los Angeles Friday night. This was easily one of the most complete performances I've seen from the Nets this season. A very balanced effort.Rookie Markel Brown got his first career start in the NBA and he didn't disappoint. The young athletic guard...
Via Nets Take Over
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Sign Thomas Robinson to 10-Day Contract

After being traded from Portland to Denver, who then waived him, the Brooklyn Nets signed Power forward Thomas Robinson to a 10-day contract. The former #5 pick in the 2012 Draft has bounced around and is now going to be playing for his fourth team in three seasons now that the Nets have signed him.Thomas Robinson has reached agreement on a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, league source...
Via Nets Take Over
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves reportedly trying to acquire Kevin Garnett

The Minnesota Timberwolves are trying to bring the best player in franchise history back to where he started his career.   ESPN.com reports the T-Wolves are actively trying to acquire Kevin Garnett in a trade with the Brookyln Nets. According to the ESPN.com report, Minnesota is offering Thaddeus Young in exchange for the probable Hall of Famer. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein cites...
Via NESN.com
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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