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Have faith, Nets fans: Pop says it will be fine

Back when the Nets were considering Sean Marks for the GM job, the organization liked what they heard from Marks in his job interview. But they needed to do their due diligence, go to the source, ask the questions. So, of course, one of the first people they called was Gregg Popovich, who had been Marks coach, had hired him as an assistant coach, worked with him as an assistant...
Via Nets Daily
1 hour ago

Nets’ horrible day gets its cherry on top

With New England back in yet another Super Bowl, Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie called the Spurs the Patriots of the NBA, and Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks — who cut his teeth in San Antonio — called his old team a well-oiled machine. That machine rolled through the Nets like a combine through wheat. The...
Via New York Post
13 hours ago

LISTEN UP! Sean Marks, Kenny Atkinson and Gregg Popovich

Sean Marks on Jeremy Lin Kenny Atkinson pre-game on Lin and LeVert Gregg Popovich touched on the Nets taking a page out of the Spurs book
Via Nets Daily
15 hours ago

Jeremy Lin re-aggravates hamstring, out another three to five weeks

Jeremy Lin’s first season with the Brooklyn Nets hasn’t gone as planned, and it continues to get worse for the journeyman point guard.Lin has been sidelined for most of the season with a strained left hamstring, which he first injured Nov. 2 and then again on Dec. 26. Lin apparently suffered another setback and will be out even longer, according to a statement released by Nets...
Via The Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets say injured Jeremy Lin will miss another 3 to 5 weeks

NEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Nets say Jeremy Lin will miss at least three more weeks because of a hamstring injury that has sidelined him most of the season. General manager Sean Marks said Monday that Lin aggravated his left hamstring during his rehab and that the point guard could miss approximately three to five weeks. Lin was first injured Nov. 2, just five games into the season...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How relentlessly passing is transforming how the Nets play

The Nets have only occasionally shown the ball movement that Kenny Atkinson came in preaching, only infrequently shared the rock the way they’ve needed. But the last few games gave them a taste of how their offense can look when they do, when they pass up good shots to get their teammates great ones. Better...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Kidd-Gilchrist, Batum lead Hornets past Nets 112-105

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 17 points and 14 rebounds, Nic Batum made two clutch 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Brooklyn Nets 112-105 on Saturday night for their third straight win. Ramon Sessions added 17 points off the bench for the Hornets, who have won nine of their last 10 at home. The win helped the Hornets avenge...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brook Lopez on the Nets 143-114 win over the Pelicans

Brook Lopez on the Nets 143-114 win over the Pelicans.
Via YES Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kenny Atkinson on the Nets 143 114 win over the Pelicans

Kenny Atkinson on the Nets 143 114 win over the Pelicans.
Via YES Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Caris LeVert on the Nets 143 point win over the Pelicans

Caris LeVert on the Nets 143 point win over the Pelicans.
Via YES Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets, 76ers & The Rebuilding Roads Less Traveled

The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers recently met in a matinee matchup that gave rise and context to their divergent paths as both try to rebuild. The game itself was almost a microcosm of the philosophy each side has employed to get back to the contender status. Brooklyn led early, but Philadelphia's young talent rose to the occasion and took home a largely meaningless win,...
Via RealGM - NBA
9 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
11 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
14 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
15 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
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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