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Ten games are now under the belt of the Brooklyn Nets and with a record of 6-4 it remains unclear how the rest of the season will unfold. The Nets have looked good in spurts, taking care of games against teams with less talent, and have also dropped to teams like the Lakers and Heat which were expected. Their defense is an obvious concern and getting back Gerald Wallace will certainly boost that aspect of their game. But to date, have the Nets managed to impress the rest of the league and more importantly their fans?
The only impressive victory so far came in a 102-97 victory over the Boston Celtics in Brooklyn, a game that finally engaged their fans into thinking this team was legitimate. And lets not forget, that was a Celtics team without Rajon Rondo. This isn’t to diminish their accomplishments, this is a Nets team who recorded a mere 22 games last season in Jersey, and are more than likely on the road to a few more this season.
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The Queens native took to Twitter to rip the Nets -- specifically Reggie Evans and Gerald Wallace -- for flopping, tweeting, "You cannot flop and play for Brooklyn!!!"
Reggie Evans of the Brooklyn Nets just made NBA history. You will probably ask why? Well is the first player in the NBA to get fined for flopping.
Finally the NBA is doing something about flopping. I have been calling for this for the last couple of years. Over the last couple of years players have been flopping way too much. Basketball was turning into soccer. So the NBA is going...
Brooklyn Nets forward Reggie Evans made history by becoming the first NBA player to be fined for flopping.
Evans achieved the dubious NBA footnote after he stumbled into the bench when Metta World Peace brushed up against his arm in Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
He was fined $5,000 for his second flopping offense under the NBA's new policy instituted...
While I despise the new rule, I hate flopping even more.
Usually when we’re thinking about Blake Griffin, we’re talking about a gravity defying dunk. Friday night as the Clippers took on the Brooklyn Nets, we’re talking about his defensive skills. Check out this sick block of a Deron Williams dunk attempt in the second quarter. Video via Jose3030
The Nets' 10-man rotation means more unexpected bench time for MarShon Brooks and Mirza Teletovic.
Brook Lopez had 26 points, including consecutive baskets during the game's decisive stretch, and the Brooklyn Nets shut down the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter for an 86-76 victory Friday night.
Brooklyn outscored Los Angeles 23-13 during a final period in which Chris Paul had no points, two assists and six fouls. Deron Williams didn't have a great game either...
The road trip begins
The Portland Trail Blazers are set to take their first trip to the East Coast this Sunday, and it will begin a seven-game stint where the team will be away from the Rose Garden.
Matchup: Portland (6-6) @ Brooklyn Nets (7-4)
Venue: Barclays Center
Time: 12:00 PM PT
Date: Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012
The Brooklyn Nets have undergone a load of transitions since last season...
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - After the Brooklyn Nets lost the last two games of their recent Western road trip, the team's rejuvenated center Brook Lopez knew it was time to get back to business. "I was really disappointed with the way we lost the last two games," Lopez said. "We wanted to come back home and play a big game. It was just a matter of coming out with energy...
For a split second on Friday night, Deron Williams must thought he was just as tall as 6-foot-10 Blake Griffin and 7-foot Ryan Hollins as he leapt up to try to dunk over the towering pair.
The way up must have seemed like an eternity for Williams as he saw Griffin elevating as well, arms outstretched and ready to reject Williams’ offering. Well, we have that entire exchange in...
The Brooklyn Nets are taking on the Los Angeles Clippers Friday night, when Blake Griffin rejected Deron Williams in a monumental way as the first quarter was dwindling down. Deron took one hard fall; Blake’s blocks are as powerful as his dunks. H/T Jose3030The post Blake Griffin Rejects Deron Williams (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
No secret that I adore Kobe Bryant’s cockiness. During Tuesday game against the Nets, while Kobe was at the free throw line, he could be seen having a conversation with Gerald Wallace. The details of the convo are classic Mamba: Wallace wanted to make a bet wit Kobe that he couldn’t make the free throws [...]
It didn't take long for the Nets to start feeling at home at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The Portland Trail Blazers won't be playing at home for a while.
Brooklyn looks to extend its best home start in a decade on Sunday when Portland opens a season-high seven-game trip.
After going 9-24 at home last season when based in New Jersey, the new-look Nets (7-4) have won...
Chris Paul and Deron Williams took the blame for recent defeats by their respective teams.
Fault may not matter this time, but one of these star point guards is about to suffer another loss.
Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers will try to beat Williams' Brooklyn Nets on the road for just the second time in 14 tries Friday night.
Paul is vital to Los Angeles' success, ranking...