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Nets no match for Thaddeus Young’s Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS — Paul George and Jeff Teague were Indianapolis’ unquestioned stars in a 121-109 rout of the Nets on Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. But it was Pacers forward Thaddeus Young who represented Brooklyn’s break from the past, and general manager Sean Marks’ accelerated — and painful — rebuild. Young and Brook Lopez had been...
Via New York Post
7 hours ago

Indiana hands Nets 14th straight road loss, 121-109

Johnny Cash once sang, "On the road again, just can't wait to get on the road again." If only the Nets felt the same. They dropped their 14th straight game on the road and diminished their already horrid record away from Barclays Center to 1-17, following a 121-109 loss to the Indiana Pacers, Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Nets, now 8-26 on the season, will...
Via Nets Daily
7 hours ago

Will Nets trade Brook Lopez? If so, when?

It’s become an article of faith among Nets fans that Brook Lopez WILL be traded. His value and the Nets’ desperate need for first round picks command it, the thinking goes. According to some reports, like Adrian Wojnarowski’s discussion last month with Bobby Marks, suggest there’s no rush. Woj stated, and Marks agreed, that the Nets will not send the 7-footer packing so...
Via Nets Daily
17 hours ago

The Nets’ only shots at a miracle to escape years of NBA hell

The Nets’ record is the worst in the league, and their immediate future looks even worse. They will enter Thursday night’s game at Indiana with an 8-25 mark, one win behind the rotten Sixers who are 9-24. What should have Nets fans worried isn’t the roster, but how near-impossible it will be to improve it...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Long Island Nets, playing best ball, beat Erie Bayhawks in Brooklyn

Led by Hawks assignee Taurean Prince, Chris McCullough and Yogi Ferrell, the Long Island Nets won again Wednesday afternoon, beating the Erie Bayhawks, the Magic’s D-League affiliate, at an empty Barclays Center. The three were critical to Long Island’s 17-5 run bridging the third and fourth quarter. The final score was 114-107. It was Long Island’s fifth win in eight games...
Via Nets Daily
1 day ago

Nets happy with the progress of their D-league big man

Chris McCullough has appeared in 10 of the Nets’ 33 games, but none of the past four and just one of the previous 15. Yet he hasn’t been getting splinters this entire time. The team’s first-round pick in the 2015 draft out of Syracuse has been with the Nets D-League affiliate, the Long Island Nets,...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Wizards' Bradley Beal out vs. Nets with sprained ankle

WASHINGTON (AP) Wizards guard Bradley Beal is out against the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night with a sprained right ankle. The team announced Beal was out about 45 minutes before tipoff. Coach Scott Brooks called Beal a ''game-time decision'' an hour earlier. Rookie Sheldon McClellan is making his third career start in Beal's place. Beal left the Wizards' win over the Indiana Pacers...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nets win at the buzzer, Randy Foye on the winning shot

The Brooklyn Nets won Monday's game at the buzzer, thanks to a Randy Foye 3-pointer.
Via YES Network
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin leaves Nets' game in 3rd with strained left hamstring

NEW YORK (AP) Jeremy Lin left the Brooklyn Nets' game against Charlotte on Monday night in the third quarter with a strained left hamstring. It's the same injury that forced Lin to miss 17 games after he was hurt Nov. 2. Lin landed awkwardly and was limping after he was fouled on a drive to the basket early in the third quarter. He stayed in, made the free throws and helped lead...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Three bold predictions for the rest of the season

There is not much hope for the Nets this season. They are giving up their first round pick to the Celtics and have a near zero percent likelihood of making the playoffs. There is some young talent the Nets have acquired that have shown spontaneous excitement, but it will be a while until they pan out. No one expected this team to see success this year, but maybe the rest of the season...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green to miss Warriors game due to birth of his son

The Golden State Warriors will be without All-Star forward Draymond Green for Thursday’s tilt with the Brooklyn Nets after returning home for the birth of his son. Draymond Green has returned to the Bay Area for the birth of his son. Green will miss tonight's game in Brooklyn. pic.twitter.com/tGIUhCm6QW — Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) December 22, 2016 Congratulations to Draymond...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Nightmare week preview

The next two games for the Brooklyn Nets are pretty much the equivalent to getting coal in your stocking for Christmas. The Nets are at the bottom of the standings with a 7-20 record, dropping their last three games and things won’t get easier. The Nets play the defending Western Conference champions Golden State Warriors on Thursday followed by the defending NBA Finals champions...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nets surprise kids with Christmas presents

Nets surprise kids with Christmas presents in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Via YES Network
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing Brooklyn Nets loss to Orlando Magic

A game that was very winnable for the Nets turned out to be a letdown. The Nets (7-18) traveled to Orlando to take on the Magic (12-16) Friday night looking to win consecutive games for the first time this season and get their second road win of the season. The Nets got Jeremy Lin back Friday night after Lin missed the Nets win over the Lakers Wednesday with back tightness. Lin came...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets reportedly renounce their rights to Donatas Motiejunas

The ugly situation between forward Donatas Motiejunas and the Houston Rockets took yet another ugly turn on Thursday. It could also be on the verge of coming to a culmination. Mere days after matching the Brooklyn Nets’ four-year, $37 million offer sheet to the restricted free agent, the Rockets have reportedly renounced their rights on him. Rockets renounce their rights to...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeremy Lin returns to the Brooklyn Nets

After a six-week absence, Jeremy Lin is ready to be more vocal on the court as he returns to the Nets.
Via YES Network
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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