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Brooklyn Nets: Analyzing Kevin Garnett’s Potential Return

Kevin Garnett–The Big Ticket; MVP; future Hall of Famer–whatever you choose to call the 38-year-old, 15-time NBA All-Star, it cannot fully encapsulate how Garnett influenced the game of basketball. Garnett is currently contemplating retirement after his first season in Brooklyn, which saw the forward/center play a near career-worst 54 games because of a lingering back […] Brooklyn...
Via NBA Draft Blog
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Best Players By Position Of The Modern Era

Editor’s Note: The modern era of the NBA is generally accepted to have begun with the 1979-80 season, the advent of the 3-point line in the NBA. The lists to follow—one for each of the NBA’s 30 teams—will only consider seasons since 1979-80. We continue the series today with the best of the New Jersey/Brooklyn […] Brooklyn Nets: Best Players By Position Of The Modern Era...
Via NBA Draft Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Outlook On The Preseason

The Brooklyn Nets open their 2014-2015 season on Oct. 7 with six preseason games, including three home games and two that are played in China. The Nets open their preseason against 2014 Euroleague champions Maccabi Tel Aviv in Brooklyn, then proceed to China where they will play the Sacramento Kings in Shanghai and Beijing. Brooklyn returns […] Brooklyn Nets: Outlook On The Preseason...
Via NBA Draft Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets’ Brook Lopez: “I’m better than ever”

The Brooklyn Nets are disappointed with the way that their season ended last season in the playoffs against the Miami Heat, and are entering a new era of basketball in 2014. Jason Kidd was hired last offseason as their new head coach, but he left this offseason to go to Milwaukee to coach the Bucks. Lionel Hollins is the new sheriff in town now, and he will demand respect and effort...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez: "I'm going to be better than I’ve ever been"

Don't tell Brook Lopez that he's a question mark! In an interview with reporters at the Nets' first Southhampton Summer Camp, Lopez expressed optimism and enthusiasm about the upcoming season ... in no uncertain terms. "Like I said before, I’m not looking for any restrictions," Lopez told ESPN New York and Newsday Friday. "I’m confident I’m gonna...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez: “I’m Going To Be Better Than I’ve Ever Been”

Brook Lopez is lighter after losing weight, and appears to be pain free after missing most of last season with a broken foot. In an interview with reporters at the Nets‘ first Southhampton Summer Camp, Lopez vowed to return better than he’s ever been before.  “Like I said before, I’m not looking for any restrictions,” Lopez told ESPN New York and Newsday Friday. ...
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

This Nets big man is leaner and aiming for a bounce-back season

The Nets will be getting a visibly thinner Brook Lopez when training camp begins next month. Lopez, who arrived at training camp last fall weighing around 290 pounds before playing at a weight several pounds lighter, looked noticeably thinner while participating in a youth healthy lifestyle clinic at Barclays Center on Wednesday afternoon. “I’m at my playing weight,” Lopez...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Grading Alan Anderson’s Signing

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2.5 million (Player Option) Anderson was semi-productive for the Nets in his 1st Brooklyn season, gives them needed perimeter depth and could even start. They are very thin at small forward, as Andrei Kirilenko is their only veteran at the position and they only have...
Via HoopStuff
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets acquire Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev from Cavaliers

Amidst the free agency chaos currently taking the NBA by storm the Brooklyn Nets get a nice little pick up in Jarrett Jack in a three-team trade involving the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics. The trade sent Brooklyn’s Marcus Thornton to Boston along with the draft rights to Ilkan Karaman, Christian Drejer and Edin Bavcic to Cleveland. The Celtics come out of the trade...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jogger stumbles upon skeleton wearing Nets hat in NY park

No, really. What the hell is this. Kate Steciw was going out for a jog at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on Wednesday when she came across a scene that would be absolutely terrifying in a horror movie and only slightly less eerie outside of one. There, standing up on a display behind a fence, was what looks like a human skeleton. Standing Up. Clothed. With a Brooklyn Nets’ hat on its...
Via Next Impulse Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Nets Trade Deron Williams?

Deron Williams, the guy the Nets inked to a max contract just two years ago, was a complete disaster in the 2013-2014 season. His per game averages took major dips, and the guy who was once thought to be the best point guard in the NBA was nowhere to be seen. His fan-base has dwindled as a lot of people have lost all faith in him as a franchise player. Things couldn't possibly...
Via Nets Take Over
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets open to trading Deron Williams

The Brooklyn Nets were expecting to be serious title contenders last season, but age and injuries shut those hopes down. Deron Williams has dealt with multiple injuries over the past couple of seasons, and the Nets could be looking to move on from him if they get a fair offer. According to a report from Rick Reeves, the Nets are open to moving Williams, but it is unknown if they...
Via Sports-Glory
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets have killed off their ridiculous mascot

The Brooklyn Nets committed something of a mercy killing on Wednesday when the team announced that its much-maligned, completely ridiculous and absurdly cheesy mascot, BrooklyKnight, will not be returning next season. Grantland’s Zach Lowe was the first to break the sobering — but welcome — news on Twitter. Actual news: Nets have informed their mascot […] The post The BrooklyKnight...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets set to pay record luxury tax bill for 2013-14 season

The Brooklyn Nets and owner Mikhail Prokhorov have never been shy about spending money, but this is a little crazy. On Wednesday the NBA released its audit of teams ahead of the start of the new fiscal year (which starts at midnight) and the Nets will pay a ridiculous, record luxury bill. According to Brian Windhorst, the Nets owe $90.57 million in luxury taxes for the 2013-14 season...
Via Rumors and Rants
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett slapped with lawsuit by neighbor

So much for good neighborly relations.According to TMZ Sports, Kevin Garnett is being sued by his Malibu neighbor for allegedly undergoing an illegal renovation on his $9.5 million mansion, which blocks the neighbor's view of the Pacific Ocean, among other things.The suit states that Garnett never obtained the correct building permits when he began the remodeling endeavor in...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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