Kevin Garnett has gone through all his justifications about what happened last season, recited all his explanations about how he sacrificed his offense by transforming into a role player.
Former Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd wasn’t exactly a stickler for team practices last season. So says Nets guard Joe Johnson (at the 3:48 mark of the video clip […] The post Joe Johnson Says the Nets Barely Practiced Under Jason Kidd (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Ever since the Brooklyn Nets left New Jersey, the team has generated a fair amount of buzz. But no one ever seems to talk about the guy who has arguably been the Nets’ top player since settling in at Barclays Center: Joe Johnson. The Nets acquired the 6’7” shooting guard from the Atlanta Hawks in the summer of 2012. Show More Summary
Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams has admitted to occasionally losing his confidence when he struggles on the court, something Kobe Bryant likely can’t even fathom. Bryant, after watching Williams […] The post Deron Williams Dismisses Kobe Bryant’s Criticism appeared first on SLAMonline.
After the Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings and San Antonio Spurs were introduced to the media Friday, the NBA's other 25 franchises will kick off their preseasons Monday. Things get started at 10:30 a.m. Show More Summary
The Brooklyn Nets 2014-15 roster looks weaker than last year’s edition. They need everybody healthy, and that includes Andrei Kirilenko, who may play an increased role from now on. But he’s not ready to go just yet, reports ESPN New York: Brooklyn Nets small forward Andrei Kirilenko, who was working with the starters on the first day [...]
Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant may not have been taking a shot at Brooklyn Nets star Deron Williams with his recent comments about poor shooting nights, but the point guard responded to Bryant regardless. Back in August, Sports Illustrated's Chris Ballard did a feature on the Black Mamba. Show More Summary
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To a man, the Brooklyn Nets realize that the 2013-14 season was a bit of a disappointment, despite winning a first-round series against Toronto before getting swept out of the playoffs by Miami.
Last season under Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd, Kevin Garnett's minutes leash was strict. His 20.5 minutes per game average was a career low by far, and he rarely played for stretches of more than six minutes at a time. Kidd's thinking was simple: A great Garnett for 20 minutes was more valuable than a good Garnett for 30. Show More Summary
NBA media days are finally upon us. And on Friday, clubs participating in the league's slate of global preseason games — the Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings and reigning champion San Antonio Spurs — will meet the media. Times are as follows: Brooklyn Nets: 10:30 a.m. Show More Summary
The Clippers have hired Lawrence Frank as an assistant coach after he reached a buyout agreement with the Brooklyn Nets in the wake of a trying season in which he clashed with Coach Jason Kidd and was demoted to compiling daily repo...
There was a hush about the Nets in the offseason, a slap back to reality. No more gloating about raising banners and taking over New York City. No mention of Mikhail Prokhorov's goal to win a title by 2015.
The long, strange saga of Lawrence Frank and the Brooklyn Nets has finally ended. Things turned ugly last season between Frank and former Nets head coach Jason Kidd, as the […] The post Lawrence Frank Leaves Brooklyn and Joining the Clippers appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent forward/center Willie Reed, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Reed averaged 14.7 points, 9.9 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in the NBA Development League last season in 49 games with the Springfield Armor and Reno Bighorns. The Sacramento Kings signed Reed for the remainder of the 2013-14 season on [...]
Here’s ESPN New York with a Nets update: Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez said Tuesday he participated in his first few games of five-on-five over the past two days and felt just fine afterward. It’s yet another encouraging step for Lopez, who is coming back from offseason foot and ankle surgeries. “It was great,” Lopez said Tuesday at a [...]
Prior to the first two seasons in Brooklyn, the Nets spent their summers creating large expectations and hype, whether formed by a player touting the championship potential, an owner scoffing at the luxury tax or a borough president relentlessly needling the Knicks.
Much like starting quarterbacks or shortstops in New York, point guards in The Big Apple receive boatloads of attention. Since Deron Williams joined the Brooklyn Nets four years ago, that attention has varied from occasionally high praise...Show More Summary
When Paul Pierce opted to join the Washington Wizards this summer, he left a hole on the Brooklyn Nets roster. But instead of blindly throwing money around or pulling the trigger on a painfully short-sighted deal—much like the one that...Show More Summary
Brooklyn Nets General Manager Billy King announced today that the team has voided the contract of Hamady Ndiaye due to Ndiaye failing the required physical. Ndiaye was signed by the Nets on September 17th. The roster now stands at 16 players.