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Report: Nets evaluating coach Lionel Hollins

The Brooklyn Nets, with a record of 2-10 in their last 12 games, are in the process of evaluating head coach Lionel Hollins, according to Marc Stein and Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN. ESPN reported Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is monitoring the situation closely. The Nets, with their recent slide, have fallen out of the top 8 in the Eastern conference. The Nets (18-26), currently sit...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets, Hornets Discuss Trade Involving Joe Johnson, Lance Stephenson

The Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets have restarted trade discussions that involve Joe Johnson, according to sources. The Hornets and Nets are discussing a larger package that would likely include Lance Stephenson, Gerald Henderson and Marvin Williams. Charlotte owner Michael Jordan has been intrigued with the possibility of Johnson, who has struggled recently with tendinitis.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Nets close to a mega-deal for Joe Johnson?

Photo Credit: NewYorkTimes.com   The Brooklyn Nets have reportedly heated-up trade talks with the Charlotte Hornets. This new trade would potentially send Joe Johnson, and his nearly $50 million contract. Johnson is owed roughly $24 million over each of the next two seasons, respectively. The Nets went all in on a few bad contracts, broken pieces, and corpses of formal champions...
Via Pass The Pill
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Trying to Trade Joe Johnson to Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets and Brooklyn Nets have restarted trade discussions, this time focused on guard Joe Johnson for Lance Stephenson according to Yahoo Sports. Both teams are discussing a larger package that would likely include guards Lance Stephenson and Gerald Henderson and forward Marvin Williams. The Nets have dropped eight of 10 games, and fallen a half-game behind the...
Via Thacover2
4 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Weekly: The good the bad and the ugly

The week that was This past week was an interesting week for the Brooklyn Nets. There were plenty of ups and downs and the team showed some good signs along with some really bad signs. When all was said and done the Nets ended the week splitting four games. Their week started on Sunday against the Chicago Bulls in a game that was one of those “ugly” games for the Nets. They...
Via isportsweb.com
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: week in review

It’s Thanksgiving week, and I’m very thankful that the Brooklyn Nets were able to dispatch of the 76ers on Thanksgiving Eve to keep Philadelphia’s winless streak alive.  It was a mediocre win, but a win nonetheless.  Brooklyn showed signs of how talented they can be en route to a 20 point lead in the second quarter, but they couldn’t sustain that production, and they let...
Via isportsweb.com
November 29, 2014  |  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 reporters...
Via NESN.com
November 12, 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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