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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
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Envy: What Nets fans said 10/29

After the Celts dominated Brooklyn 121-105 to start the season, some Nets fans are already calling for the firing of Billy King and Lionel Hollins. Some fans were angry, while others were simply deflated.Top Three:</font size="5">Quickly, hollins! Throw a gatorade cup on the court!New York basketball... Dumb and DumberI watched Halloweentown II with my wife. I’d...
Via Celtics Life
22 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA Predictions Game 1: Nets vs Celtics

As they open their 2014–15 season, the Brooklyn Nets seem to have assembled another formidable squad. This year, they come in under the more experienced and tougher leadership of head coach Lionel Hollins. Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics are hoping for improvement from the unsuccessful Brad Stevens in his second season in the NBA. Both sides are not realistic contenders for a championship...
Via The League News
1 day 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...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins gives hilarious response to Brook Lopez question

Brooklyn Nets first year coach Lionel Hollins will begin the regular season without Brook Lopez as the center is recovering from a mild right foot sprain.. Hollins confirmed this during shootaround this morning saying that Lopez still feels pain when he goes hard. After Hollins ruled Lopez out of tonight’s game, he was asked about the “progression” Brook is making and if his...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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...
1 day 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...
2 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
3 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
3 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Injury Update: Brook Lopez will be available for season opener

The Brooklyn Nets tip off the regular season on Wednesday against the Boston Celtics following a 4-2 preseason. Improving the offensive that ranked just 22nd in the NBA in scoring last season will be a key to the Nets improving upon a 44-win season. The good news starting the season is that center Brook Lopez will be available following a right foot sprain he suffered on October...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Acquire Marquis Teague, 2nd Round Pick From Nets

The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired another second round pick. Stefan Bondy is reporting that the Brooklyn Nets have traded point guard Maruis Teague and a 2019 second round pick to the 76ers for Casper Ware. Nets announce they've traded Marquis Teague and the 2019 second round pick to the Sixers for Casper Ware, a player they will soon release. — Stefan Bondy (@nydninternets...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Exercise Options On Mason Plumlee, Sergey Karasev

The Brooklyn Nets have exercised the third-year contract options on forward/center Mason Plumlee and guard/forward Sergey Karasev. Both players will remain under contract through at least the 2015-16 season. Selected out of Duke in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft (22nd overall), Plumlee was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team following his first season with Brooklyn. In...
Via RealGM
6 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

CelticsLife Atlantic Division Preview: The Brooklyn Nets

2013/14 record: 44-38Over the course of the week, members of the CelticsLife staff will take a look at what to expect from the Atlantic Division this coming season. Today, let's dive into the Brooklyn Nets Expected Starting Lineup & SummaryKevin GarnettBrook LopezAlan AndersonJoe JohnsonDeron WilliamsTruth be told, I own two pieces of Nets merchandise. And before you ask...
Via Celtics Life
8 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
9 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
10 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...
11 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
11 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...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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