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Lionel Hollins Expresses his Excitement Over the Brooklyn Nets 2015 Roster

Head coach Lionel Hollins of the Brooklyn Nets is interviewed at the post game press conference after Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Atlanta Hawks during the 2015 NBA Playoffs. (Mandatory Credit:ESPN/ Getty Images) After an Interview with Mike Mazzeo, Lionel Hollins made it clear that he is excited to have Jarrett Jack as his new starting point guard...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets Waiving Earl Clark

The Brooklyn Nets are waiving forward Earl Clark this week, obliging his request to pursue a deal elsewhere, league sources told RealGM. A six-year NBA veteran, Clark played 10 games for the Nets in 2015 after the Chinese Basketball Association season. He averaged 2.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 9.3 minutes per game. Clark has played for the Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Offseason- Love It/Like It/Hate It

Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Nets’ offseason has been far more productive than many had hoped coming into the summer. It appeared as if Brook Lopez was ready to relocate and the Nets were going to be stuck as an undesirable free agent destination with the a massive amount of their cap space invested in the underperforming...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Robinson wants to be a Net for a while

Thomas Robinson has wanted on the Nets for such a long time.He wanted to be picked by them when he entered the draft in 2012, but Brooklyn traded its pick tot he Trail Blazers. He wanted to sign with them again this season when the Nuggets waived him, but the 76ers claimed him before he could hit the open market.Now, he's officially a Net though, after signing with them this summer...
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Lionel Hollins talks about Nets' offseason, Deron Williams and Jarrett Jack

Over at ESPN, Mike Mazzeo sat down with Nets coach Lionel Hollins to discuss many topics. Hollins, always honest, had some thoughts on the Nets' offseason, including the new point guard situation which will include Jarrett Jack entering the starting lineup now that Deron Williams is out of town.Hollins, though, has as much confidence in Jack as you'd imagine:He also offered some...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

As the Brooklyn Nets look to get back into the Eastern Conference playoffs in the upcoming season, they had a pretty remarkable run last year. The Nets led by Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, and center Brook Lopez played the Atlanta Hawks to a close first round playoff series before being eliminated. Check out some of the Nets best plays from last season in the below video: *** Nets...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Brooklyn Nets Bench may be Achilles Heel in 2016

In 2014-2015 the Brooklyn Nets squeaked into the playoffs with a 38-44 record. After putting up a decent fight against the first place Atlanta Hawks,  the Nets unceremoniously bowed out and began their off season. Fast forward to the Summer and the Nets were active in changing the dynamics of their team. Out went franchise player Deron Williams and in came an influx of young talent...
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Report: Joe Johnson 'pumped' about the Deron Williams buyout

Joe Johnson is a quiet, introverted guy. Deron Williams, meanwhile, is not the most beloved player in the NBA. Apparently, those personalities didn't work together this past season. A report from NetsDaily furthers that narrative:Johnson had possibly his worst season as a Net this past year, though it wasn't his first season playing alongside Williams. NetsDaily has also reported...
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Brooklyn Nets: Nets’ Offseason Grade

(Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Nets Added: Andrea Bargnani (two seasons, minimum, player option), Shane Larkin (two seasons, 3 million, player option), Thomas Robinson (two seasons, 2 million, player option), Wayne Ellington (two seasons, 3 million, player option), Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (pick 23), Chris McCullough...
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Brooklyn Nets Find Themselves in NBA No-Man’s Land

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets reacts as he walks to the bench past referee Monty McCutchen during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA Playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on April 29, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) When the Brooklyn Nets moved across the Hudson in 2012-13, they wanted to have...
Via The Sports Journal
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There Will Be Competition at Point Guard for the Brooklyn Nets This Season

Jarrett Jack (left) and Shane Larkin (right), now teammates with the Brooklyn Nets, will be competing at the point guard position this season. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) With the exit of Deron Williams, the Brooklyn Nets will enter the era of a new point guard, the question is; who will be the guy to usher it in? One of the leaders of the Nets team from last year is...
Via The Sports Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Brooklyn Nets a Playoff Team in 2016?

After the fallout of the Deron Williams buyout and the free agency moves the team made this Summer, the Brooklyn Nets look like a very different team.  Gone is the former franchise player and focal point of the team, and now begins a youth movement that the team is genuinely excited about.  The team locked up cornerstones Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young to long-term contracts and...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons trade for Nets G Steve Blake

According to, the Pistons have acquired Nets guard Steve Blake in exchange for Quincy Miller. Pistons Acquire Steve Blake From Nets For Quincy Miller (reports @ShamsCharania): — RealGM (@RealGM) July 13, 2015 The 35-year old Blake has averaged 6.7 PPG whose not bad at distributing the ball and taking looks from downtown...
Via The Majors Detroit
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets teammate asked media to take it easy on fragile Deron Williams

Deron Williams’ time with the Brooklyn Nets has come to an end, but the stories about how negatively things went with him are still trickling out. Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News reports that Williams had such a fragile psyche in his final season with the team that a teammate asked a media...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The fallout of the Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams buyout

Deron Williams’ time in a Brooklyn Nets uniform is officially over after the Friday buyout of the former franchise player. It didn’t take long for Williams to move on as he quickly signed a deal to join the Dallas Mavericks as they continue to regroup after the DeAndre Jordan fiasco. The Nets meanwhile have moved in a new direction and here are a few short and long term ramifications...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Deron Williams was restrained from going after coach

The same day a report emerged that Deron Williams wants out of Brooklyn, we’re learning that he had a major conflict with Nets coach Lionel Hollins. According to the New York Daily News’ Stefan Bondy, Williams had to be restrained from going after Hollins around the All-Star break: Around AS break, sources say Deron Williams...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez: I’m ‘Robin Lopez Kryptonite’, Brother ‘Loses Better Than I Do’

Brook Lopez is staying in New York, having signed a three-year, $60-million contract with the Brooklyn Nets. By the sound of it, he’s thrilled to have his twin brother coming, too — not to hang out with, but to kick around. Robin Lopez also is becoming a New Yorker, as the 7-footer reportedly agreed to a four-year, $54 million deal with the Knicks as a free agent. Brook joined...
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Willie Reed signs deal with Nets

Free agent Willie Reed has reached an agreement on a one-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets according to Shams Charania. Free agent Willie Reed has reached agreement with the Brooklyn Nets on a one-year deal, mostly guaranteed, league sources tell RealGM. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 9, 2015 Reed played on the Nets’ Summer League team and earned his way to a contract...
Via Hoops-Nation
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs and Nets reportedly discussing Joe Johnson trade

The wheel o’ rumors keeps on spinning, spinning, spinning, and the latest stop has the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets talking about a trade built around seven-time All-Star shooting guard Joe Johnson, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The Cavs would send the Nets Brendan Haywood and his $10.5 million nonguaranteed contract, which Brooklyn could immediately waive and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs considering trading for Joe Johnson

The Cleveland Cavaliers are apparently ready to cater to LeBron James in an attempt to build a better team than the one that found itself two games from winning the NBA title this past season. With James still waiting for the team to work out a new deal with Tristan Thompson and add another veteran or two before engaging in contract discussions, the Cavaliers seem to be interested...
Via Sportsnaut
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Linda Cohn trashes the Nets on a hot mic

Much of the focus this NBA offseason has been on the Knicks and Lakers hilariously striking out on every free agent they’re pursuing, but what about the Brooklyn Nets not doing anything? That was the question Linda Cohn had on SportsCenter when she was caught with a hot mic, and well…she has a point! Let’s be honest here – the hockey-loving Cohn is probably just irritated...
Via Awful Announcing
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Linda Cohn caught trash talking Brooklyn Nets on ESPN (Video)

ESPN anchor Linda Cohn was burned by a hot mic during an episode of “SportsCenter” on Thursday. Cohn must have been having a conversation off air about NBA free agency, because when the show re-joined and went live, she was caught on-air talking some trash about the Brookly Nets. “You know who hasn’t done a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez expected to re-sign with Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets are working to retain both Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young in free agency this offseason, and it appears that there is a very good chance that they will be able to make that happen. According to a report from Michael Scotto, Lopez is expected to re-sign with the Nets when free agency opens up. Brook Lopez is expected to re-sign with the Nets. He wants to stay....
Via Hoops-Nation
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cliff Alexander to play for Nets in summer league

Just a year ago, Cliff Alexander was a Kansas-bound five-star recruit, and one of the five best players in the loaded 2014 recruiting class. After a brief, rocky Kansas career, Alexander was not selected in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. Now, he must try to latch on with a team and show out this summer if he wants to make a roster for the fall, which is no easy task. Alexander’s...
Via College Spun
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets seek lottery pick, dangle Mason Plumlee

The Brooklyn Nets are dangling center Mason Plumlee in hopes of landing a lottery pick in return. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported the rumor. Brooklyn continues to be aggressive trying to move up into lottery. Mason Plumlee being actively shopped, sources told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) June 25, 2015 The Nets currently own the 29th pick in the first round and are on the...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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