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The Brooklyn Nets gave themselves a much-needed boost in the playoff race by beating one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. They'll try to get another by ending a lengthy home skid to one of the worst teams in the West. The Nets will also try to match their longest win streak of the season Sunday at the expense of the lowly Los Angeles Lakers. Brooklyn (31-40) stayed within...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James gets nice chasedown block on Joe Johnson

If there was a player that you had to associate with the art of the chasedown block, it would probably be Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. During last night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets, LeBron pulled off an impressive transition block of Joe Johnson who appeared to have an easy lay-up in the third quarter: Despite LeBron’s best efforts in that game, Brooklyn held...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets snap Cavaliers' 4-game win streak with 106-98 victory

NEW YORK (AP) Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez each scored 20 points, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped the Cleveland Cavaliers' four-game winning streak with a 106-98 victory on Friday night. Bojan Bogdanovic added 18 points for the Nets, who held LeBron James to two baskets in the second half and won for the sixth time in eight games as they chase a playoff berth. They came in tied for...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: John Calipari ‘desperately’ wants return to NBA

John Calipari, who is currently trying to guide an unbeaten Kentucky team to a national championship, has reached the top of college basketball. But he’s never won anything at the next level. According to a new report, Calipari may have his sights set on coaching the Brooklyn Nets for a second time. From NorthJersey.com’s Steve Popper: The one name that could return the...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Brooklyn Nets Make the Playoffs?

During this crucial period of the NBA season, where teams battle it out for a chance to play in the post-season, I decided it was a good time to make my predictions on where each bubble team will finish in the standings.  I have projected teams for the 6-11 spots in the Eastern Conference. Find out where John Miceli ranks Deron Williams, Brook Lopez, Joe Johnson, and the Brooklyn...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: new starting lineup keeps veterans fresh

Lionel Hollins brought a surprising Memphis Grizzlies team to the Western Conference Finals in 2013.  He wants to replicate that success as the current coach of the Brooklyn Nets.  Tempering the “championship or bust” expectations of last season, Hollins is a firm believer that his team is equipped to make a playoff push. The Nets sit at 16-18 following a grueling 96-88 overtime...
Via isportsweb.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson Calls Nets ‘Selfish,’ Says Teammates Only ‘Pass When They Have To’

Joe Johnson isn’t satisfied with his team’s efforts so far this season. The Brooklyn Nets are 4-2, but their inability to move the ball efficiently is a cause for concern, according to the 13-year veteran shooting guard. “I just think guys kind of exhaust their options and then when there’s nothing else for them, then they’ll pass it when they have to,” Johnson told...
Via NESN.com
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson's Knee is Feeling Better

Perhaps the All-Star break is just what the doctor ordered.Joe Johnson earned his seventh All-Star selection largely because of his scorching hot play in January, but toward the end of the month was inflicted with knee tendinitis that caused him to drop off considerably."It's been bothering him for some time," said Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd, according to a report by ESPN...
Via Nets Take Over
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joe Johnson drills fan in head with errant pass

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson accidentally nailed a fan in the head with an errant pass during the third quarter of Thursday's NBA game in London against the Atlanta Hawks.Johnson's attempted cross-court pass to teammate Andray Blatche was way too high. The unsuspecting fan was walking along in the second row, but didn't seem to be hurt after getting hit in the head as he simply...
Via Holdout Sports
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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