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Sixers squander fourth-quarter lead vs. Nets, fall to 0-15

  Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers' season-opening skid to 15 games -- matching a franchise record. Philadelphia rallied from a 20-point deficit in the first half to the lead early in the fourth quarter, but Anderson and Mirza Teletovic led the way for the Nets in...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Anderson helps Nets beat winless 76ers 99-91

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers' season-opening skid to 15 games - matching a franchise record. Philadelphia rallied from a 20-point deficit in the first half to the lead early in the fourth quarter, but Anderson and Mirza Teletovic led the way for...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Brooklyn Nets

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Brooklyn Nets who have lost 6 of their last 7 and are 2-5 on the road this season, but boast a roster filled with veteran NBA players ...
Via Philadunkia
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Looking At Deal To Acquire Nets’ Andrei Kirilenko

Although the Cavs appear to be one of the favorites to land guard/forward Corey Brewer, they still have their eye on another player at that position. According to the Northeast Ohio Media Group, the Cavs are monitoring the situation for Nets’ Andrei Kirilenko. The Cavaliers are monitoring Andrei Kirilenko’s state of affairs in Brooklyn, Northeast […] The post Cavs Looking At...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets Looking to Trade Andrei Kirilenko

Andrei Kirilenko left the Brooklyn Nets this weekend and nobody is sure if he’ll ever come back. Rumor has it that the 76ers are interested in acquiring the veteran small forward, but Marc Stein is reporting that Philadelphia isn’t the only team that’s interested. And a rumble from the trade front: Word is Brooklyn’s market for Andrei Kirilenko is expanding beyond merely...
Via Standing O Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No Sleep till Brooklyn: Spurs Beat Nets 99-87 on Short Turn-Around

After Friday night’s obliteration of the young Timberwolves up in the frozen wasteland of Minnesota, the San Antonio Spurs returned home the following night to defend their floor against the Brooklyn Nets. The result was a 99-87 victory, giving the Spurs their fourth straight win and their seventh within their last eight games. Tony Parker scored 22 points, […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Told He Has No Role on Lionel Hollins’ Brooklyn Nets

Andrei Kirilenko may be leaving the Brooklyn Nets sooner than later Reported by Nets Daily, Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins told forward Andrei Kirilenko “I do not see your role on the team.” Kirilenko admitted this during a Russian interview. Andrei said he likes the team and respects Hollins as a coach but it would appear he doesn’t have a place on this team. Many...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Survive, Snap 5 Game Skid

These last 5 games haven't been fun to watch. The Nets have played terribly during their 5 game losing streak and they didn't play particularly well tonight but it was enough to get the win.They shot the ball very well tonight in the first half but the Thunder, still without both Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook had the lead at halftime and led the majority of the second...
Via Nets Take Over
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Rumors: New Jersey in trade talks with the Philadelphia 76ers for Andrei Kirilenko

The Brooklyn Nets have been struggling to start the 2014-15 NBA season. They had hopes to start the season out fast now that they have had a full year of playing together since the huge roster turnover, but it hasn't happened. They still have playoff hopes, only being a game out of the eight seed, and may be looking to make a couple of trades to bolster the roster. Image by Nathaniel...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko takes leave of absence from Nets

            Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko was inactive for the first time this season Monday night against the Heat. According to the New York Post, Nets coach Lionel Hollins has been open with him about his decision to leave him out of the rotation. “I really appreciate it,” Kirilenko said, “but it doesn’t make things easier.” When...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Collins retires from the NBA

In his own words via The Players’ Tribune, Jason Collins officially announced his retirement from the NBA. After thirteen seasons including two finals appearances with the New Jersey Nets, Collins decided it was time to end his career. Most known for being the first NBA player to come out as openly gay while playing, Collins played his final season with the now Brooklyn Nets last...
Via Basketball Bicker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Reaction to triple-OT loss vs Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets, 122-118, in triple overtime on Wednesday night.  The Nets should realistically have lost at the end of the first extra period. The Bucks’ Brandon Knight made a great defensive play with the game tied and ended up with a fast break to the hoop as time ticked down, only to overshoot the wide open layup and give the Brooklyn Nets second...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Collins Announces Retirement From The NBA

  Jason Collins of Brooklyn Nets After 16 seasons with the NBA Jason Collins, the first openly gay athlete is set to retire from the league. On Wednesday Jason Collins announced his retirement in a first person story for Sports Illustrated, according to ESPN. He also wrote a story for ThePlayersTribune.com regarding his decision to retire. “It feels wonderful to have been...
Via Basketball Bicker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Collins to announce his retirement from the NBA at tonight's Nets-Bucks game in Brooklyn

In a column he wrote for Sports Illustrated and SI.com, Jason Collins stated that he plans to officially announce his retirement from the NBA this evening:On Wednesday at the Barclays Center, I plan to announce my retirement as an NBA player. The day will be especially meaningful for me because the Nets will be playing the Bucks, who are coached by Jason Kidd, my former teammate...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Collins, NBA's first openly gay player, to retire

  Having made history, Jason Collins is calling it quits from the NBA and moving on to the next chapter of his life.   Collins, the first openly gay male athlete in a major American team sport, has announced his retirement. Writing for Sports Illustrated, Collins said he would make his announcement official Wednesday at the Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, with...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shabazz Napier Loses Deron Williams, Kevin Garnett With Slick Moves (Video)

At 23 years old, the lightning-quick Shabazz Napier has his whole NBA career in front of him. Deron Williams and Kevin Garnett? Not so much. The Miami Heat’s rookie guard decided to put this harsh reality on display in Monday night’s contest against the struggling Brooklyn Nets. Napier got the ball just outside the three point line in the second quarter and was double-teamed...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA donated $1M for William, Kate to attend Cavs-Nets game

In a bid to make the bring basketball to an even bigger worldwide audience, the NBA is donating $1 million dollars to Prince William and  Kate Middleton's charity for attending a Cavaliers-Nets game featuring LeBron James at Brooklyn's Barclays Center next month. The NBA honchos' generous donation to the Duke and Duchess' new conservation charity is reportedly...
Via The Other Paper
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets go 0-3 on west coast road trip, lose four straight; fall to 4-6

The Brooklyn Nets had three tough match ups on a three-game west coast road trip. They faced the Phoenix Suns, the Golden State Warriors, and the Portland Trailblazers, and return to Brooklyn with three more losses. After losing the first two games of this road trip the Nets were presented with an opportunity to end the trip on a good note and come back to Brooklyn with a winning...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets’ Twitter Account Calls Own Fan A ‘Nerd’ After Scrabble Comment

The Brooklyn Nets apparently aren’t buying into that whole “nerds are cool” thing. When a fan tweeted about missing Monday’s Brooklyn Nets game because of Scrabble Club, the team’s official Twitter account responded by calling him a nerd, courtesy of Austin Powers. .@HendrixFreak pic.twitter.com/ipKn74a81v— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) November 17, 2014 It’s never...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Drop Third Straight, Fall to Blazers

The Nets dropped their third consecutive game Saturday night in a 97-87 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, who were without two starters in LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum.The Nets were dreadful from behind the arc tonight shooting a woeful 1/19 from beyond the arc with Deron Williams hitting the only three when the game was pretty much already over.Kevin Garnett, Deron Williams...
Via Nets Take Over
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets.com owners revel in “the ultimate troll”

For a while now, we’ve known that the owners of the URL Nets.com were sitting on the domain name and hoping to sell it to the Brooklyn Nets for a healthy profit of $5 million.  The owners of the site have taken to internet guerrilla warfare tactics to try to get their money, including redirecting the page to various other NBA teams and even Jason Kidd’s personal website. What...
Via Awful Announcing
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Santa Fe woman, 69, reveals herself as Nets.com domain name cybersquatter

After taunting the Brooklyn Nets for years with ownership of nets.com, a 69-year-old woman has identified herself as the cybersquatting owner of the coveted domain name. The speculation as to the true identity of the owner has become something of a pastime on the Internet. And the activities of the owner operating in the online...Read More The post Santa Fe woman, 69, reveals herself...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets offense is clicking under Lionel Hollins, defense still struggling

First year head coach, Lionel Hollins, had the Brooklyn Nets offense running on all cylinders in their first five games of the 2014-15 season. They are off to a 3-2 start and have scored 100 or more points in four of their first five games. Things seem to be working on the offensive end of the floor, especially with Brook Lopez back in the starting lineup. The big three for the Nets...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nets owner tosses epic quote at Jason Kidd

a href=”http://larrybrownsports.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Mikhail-Prokhorov-Nets.jpg”>Mikhail Prokhorov may be Russian, but that hasn’t stopped him from picking up on a few American sayings. In fact, he dropped one perfect one when talking about Jason Kidd. Prokhorov was in the house on Monday for his Nets’ home opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder and spoke for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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