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Joe Johnson Drops 34 In Brooklyn Nets First Win

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson had the type of game his team hopes to see more of this season. Scoring 34 points in a 102-90 road win against the Detroit Pistons. Per the NY Daily News. “Once you make one or two shots that’s all you need,” Johnson said of finding a groove. “And in that fourth quarter, I felt after that little floater in the lane, that’s pretty much all...
Via Hooped Up
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets bounce back, defeat Detroit Pistons 102-90

After that horrible season opener the Nets needed to just put that game in the back of their minds and move on; and that's exactly what they did. Brooklyn started the game off very strong pushing their lead up to 14 at one point.But of course, with the Nets, no lead is safe. As was the case tonight. The Nets had a few nice runs of their own but also surrendered some to Detroit...
Via Nets Take Over
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets vs Detroit Pistons preview

The Brooklyn Nets are set to play the Detroit Pistons at 7:30 Saturday night at the Palace. The Nets are coming off a disappointing loss to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night and will be looking to bounce back against the Pistons. The Pistons often fly under the radar but do not be mistaken they are a solid team. After struggling with the Celtics they have their work cut out for...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets Injury Update: Brook Lopez unlikely to play Saturday, timetable still uncertain

The Brooklyn Nets fell to the Boston Celtics in the 2014-2015 season opener on Wednesday by the score of 121-105. Mirza Teletovic lead the Nets with 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the floor. in 23 minutes off the bench.  Joe Johnson and Deron Williams each added 19 points in a losing effort. The Nets were without center Brook Lopez, who is recovering from a foot injury...
Via NBA Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams dresses up as Khal Drogo from Game Of Thrones

Well, it is Halloween today. So of course, some of the players went ahead and played dress-up. Deron Williams from the Brooklyn Nets decided to be Khal Drogo from Game of Thrones: My king for life! #Halloween #WeLoveToParty #TeamWilliams #KhalDrogo #Khaleesi #GameOfThrones #MyManIsSoHot #HauntedHalloweenBash @dwill8 A photo posted by Amy Williams (@mewithana) on Oct 10, 2014...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Injury Update: Brook Lopez will have no minute restrictions when he returns

The Brooklyn Nets fell to the Boston Celtics in the 2014-2015 season opener on Wednesday by the score of 121-105. Mirza Teletovic lead the Nets with 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the floor. Joe Johnson and Deron Williams each added 19 points in a losing effort. The Nets were without center Brook Lopez, who is recovering from a foot injury. The good news is that Lopez will...
Via NBA Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

KG will always love Gino

Kevin Garnett is the best. You know this, I know this, and neither of us have ever questioned that. But it's still nice to get reaffirmation of his bestness here and there. Last night, he did just that.Via Chris Forsberg“Listen, I was so upset I didn’t even get the really, really deep Gino in my system,” Garnett said. “My low moment for the night, you know what I mean...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez Will Miss Season Opener Due To Injuries

Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets During tonight’s season opener Brook Lopez will  not be playing with the Brooklyn Nets against the Boston Celtics due to a right midfoot pain, according to ESPN. “He’s still having some pain when he goes hard,” Coach Lionel Hollins said at the team’s shootaround. Following the injury he suffered to his right foot in China, on October 16th...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo will play for Celtics in season opener against Nets

BOSTON — It’s official: Rajon Rondo is back. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens announced Wednesday that Rondo will in fact be in the lineup for Boston opens its regular season against the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden. Rondo will start in his usual point guard spot after missing the entire preseason with a broken hand. Had he not been able to go, rookie Marcus Smart would have gotten...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: He Got His ‘Swagger’ Back

Don’t count Deron Williams out too early this year.  During last night’s NBA Tip Off, all the analysts picked the Nets over the Knicks. Do you share their sentiments? Deron Williams has suffered quite a bit in his NBA career. Two ankle surgeries motivated him to probably dropping those few extra pounds that might add power to him. Here’s his take on this NBA season. “I started...
Via Geeks and Cleats
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams Healthy and Ready To Go

Last year was a rough season for Deron Williams of the New Jersey Nets. He only played in 64 games due to ankle injuries. He didn’t have the same explosive attack as he used to have in past years. He had surgery over the off season and is ready to go for the season opener tonight against the Boston Celtics. In a interview with Lenn Robbins Deron Williams said: “Everybody’s...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets season preview: Player projections

This is the third and final part of my season preview for this year’s Brooklyn Nets team. In this part of the season preview I will be assessing the five projected starters of the Nets, and a few key bench players. I’ll be predicting each player’s season average in points, rebounds, assists, and anything else that pertains to that certain player. If you want to take a look...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo: Garnett could play 'another two or three years'

WALTHAM, Mass. —  There will come a day, not so far into the future, that Kevin Garnett will hang up his sneakers for good. Rajon Rondo will believe that when he sees it. Rondo said one day before his Boston Celtics were set to open the regular season against Garnett’s Brooklyn Nets that he believes his former teammate still has plenty left in the tank. “I just appreciate...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Bojan Bogdanovic ready to be the Nets' starting shooting guard?

The Nets went out this offseason and signed Bojan Bogdanovic to a contract after failing to bring him over last season. Bogdanovic ideally is the replacement for Paul Pierce but putting Bogdanovic in the same sentence as Pierce is probably disrespect to the future Hall of Fame player.With an early injury to Alan Anderson, Bogdanovic got the chance to start. He didn't play great...
Via Nets Take Over
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA 30 Teams/30 Days Preview: New coach, old Nets could result in nice surprise

Editor's note: This is the 26th of Sam Amico's 30 NBA team previews entering the 2014-15 season. Projected Starters C Brook Lopez; PF Kevin Garnett; SF Andrei Kirilenko; SG Joe Johnson; PG Deron Williams. Key Reserves PG Jarrett Jack; PF Mirza Teletovic; C-F Mason Plumlee; SG Alan Anderson; SF Bojan Bogdanovic; F-G Sergey Karasev; C Jerome Jordan; PG Casper Ware; SG Markel...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Waive Casper Ware

The Brooklyn Nets have waived Casper Ware. Ware was acquired in this week's trade with the Philadelphia 76ers and was on a non-guaranteed contract.
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: 99 problems and…….

If you’re a Brooklyn Nets fans I feel bad for ya son, cuz the Brooklyn Nets can 99 problems and the ownership is one. Not that there’s anything specifically wrong with Jay-Z’s leadership role in the franchise, it’s just that the team is already being blown apart. The people at the top might be giving up, and all that exorbitant amount of money that was spent went for nothing...
Via The Sports Bank
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers In Talks With Brooklyn Nets To Acquire Marquis Teague

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Philadelphia 76ers are discussing trading for Marquis Teague from the Brooklyn Nets. It’s not known what the Sixers are expected to give for the third year guard, but it’s not expected to be significant. Teague, the 29th pick in the 2012 NBA draft, would be on his third team if a deal is reached. The post Report: 76ers In Talks With Brooklyn...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Injury Update: Nerlens Noel missed game against Nets due to illness

The Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Brooklyn Nets on Monday by the score of 99-88. The loss dropped the 76ers to 2-5 on the preseason. Henry Sims and Tony Wroten lead the 76ers with 13 points each. The team was without Nerlens Noel for the third consecutive game due to illness. #487932075 / gettyimages.comOur own Riley Jones reported on October 16 that Noel, who missed practice...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd sensed Nets wanted to fire him

It is a rare event when a coach gets traded. Then again, Jason Kidd‘s one-year tenure in Brooklyn was anything but normal. Here was a coach fresh off of retirement taking over a veteran team with championship aspirations. The Nets, a team already boasting big expectations even if they were a bit undeserved and a bloated payroll, struggled at the beginning and faced injuries to...
Via Crossover Chronicles
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Part Two: Brooklyn Nets season preview: Team projections

Previously I broke down the Nets Roster and analyzed their strengths and weaknesses. This is a continuation of that, previewing the upcoming season and what to expect from this team. This is part two of a three part analysis of the Brooklyn Nets’ upcoming season. You can read part one of the Nets’ season preview here: Brooklyn Nets season preview: Roster analysis The Nets...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Injury Update: Kevin Garnett misses practice, questionable for Sunday's game

The Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett did not participate in practice on Saturday and is doubtful for Sunday's game against his former team the Boston Celtics.Kevin GarnettGarnett did not attend practice because of a stomach problem, which is expected to keep him from playing in Sunday's match against the Celtics.Garnett also missed Friday's practice because of the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA experiments with shorter 44 minute game on Sunday

Sunday's Celtics-Nets game will not be a normal pre-season game. Instead, it will be an experiment that Adam Silver and the rest of the NBA will closely be watching.According to USA Today, the league is using the game as a trial run for a 44-minute game (four 11 minute quarters as opposed to the normal four 12 minute quarters). Here are some details. The NBA will look how a...
Via Celtics Life
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Brooklyn Nets for sale?

The ownership groups of the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Dodgers are in “ongoing discussions” for a “combination of assets,” according to NetsDaily. Mikhail Prokhorov, majority owner of the Nets, would retain control of the team if the deal goes through with the Dodgers’ ownership group, Guggenheim Sports. Prokhorov would also be able to parlay some of his assets into...
Via NESN.com
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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