NETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

After DNP, Kirilenko solid in Game 2

It was one of the great mysteries of Game 1. Where in the world was Andrei Kirilenko? His wife wondered on social media. But the Nets won that game and coach Jason Kidd said Kirilenko’s did-not- play status was a matter of matchups and game situations. Tuesday in Game 2, the question of where Kirilenko was became sort of easy to answer. It seemed he was everywhere when on the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
46 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett responds to Ujiri's Brooklyn blast

With the series tied at 1-1, the Raptors will take on the Nets in Brooklyn Friday for Game 3 at the Barclays Center which Kevin Garnett said will be a “rowdy environment” in his postgame interview after the Nets’ Game 2 loss Tuesday night. Garnett, referring to the recent incident in which Toronto GM Masai Ujiri yelled “F*ck Brooklyn!!” to a crowd of Raptors fans,...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Drake Lint Rolls Pants Courtside During Raptors-Nets Game

Drake is currently the face of Toronto sports. If a major sporting event is going on in that city, one can bet he’s probably in attendance. Such was the case during Tuesday’s Raptors-Nets game, where he was spotted watching intently from courtside seats. But he had a wardrobe malfunction he had to take care of […] T
Via The Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Daily News: ‘Don’t (Expletive) With Brooklyn!’

Paul Pierce and the Brooklyn Nets did a good job of shutting down the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, even after Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri shouted an expletive at his team’s opponent before the game. The Nets beat the Raptors 94-87 in Game 1 of the first round of the NBA playoffs, and one New York tabloid had a little fun with their headline on Sunday. The New York Daily...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko's wife upset that husband was benched

The Nets’ 94-87 victory over the Raptors in Game 1 of their best-of-seven first round series had a lot of Brooklyn fans tweeting their joy at the win — all except one. Kind of.The win was surprising considering the fact that super sub and mid-game spark-plug Andrei Kirilenko didn't play a single minute for Brooklyn.And it appears his wife, Russian pop singer Masha Lopatova...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thankfully, Paul Pierce Was Mic’d Up For His Game 1 Dagger

Folks throughout the regular season (at least the first half of it) questioned Paul Pierce and Garnett being washed up in Brooklyn, and they were all wrong. Check out this video which has Paul Pierce mic’d up during the Nets win over the Raptors in game one of their first playoff series. The specific play came down the stretch as Paul nailed a jumper, effectively putting the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce after clutch jumper: 'That's what I do' (Video)

Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce hit a clutch jumper in the late stages of the fourth quarter in Saturday's Eastern Conference playoff series opener in Toronto and, not surprisingly, had some things to say about it.After hitting an outside jumper to give the Nets an 88-81 lead, microphones near the court could pick up Pierce screaming "That's why they got me here! ...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce has great reaction after clutch shot

Paul Pierce was pumped up after hitting a clutch shot late in the fourth quarter to extend the Nets’ lead to 7 during Game 1 against the Raptors Saturday, screaming “That’s why they got me here,” after nailing the shot. The post Paul Pierce Screams ‘That’s Why They Got Me Here’ After Hitting Clutch Shot In Fourth Quarter (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Sun takes shot at old Nets with awesome headline

The Toronto Sun owned the "dinosaur" Brooklyn Nets with a trash talking headline in favor of the Raptors. Welcome to the NBA Playoffs.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing the NBA Playoffs: (3) Toronto Raptors vs. (6) Brooklyn Nets

The Toronto Raptors were one of the biggest surprises in the NBA this season, and were able to lock up the number three overall seed in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Their opponents in the first round, the Brooklyn Nets, started off the season in very disappointing fashion but were able to pick things up towards the end of the year and gave themselves a chance. This is going...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaun Livingston wants to remain loyal to Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have gone through a very inconsistent season, but one player that has remained fairly consistent throughout the entire year has been Shaun Livingston. Livingston was brought in this past offseason to solidify the Nets’ lineup and add depth to the roster. He has been able to do more than Brooklyn expected and has been a big reason that they have turned their season...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs finish out slate with Nets

While they're trying to balance between being rested and ready for the postseason, the Brooklyn Nets still have some business to take care of in their regular-season finale. The Nets again look to clinch the Eastern Conference's fifth seed and try to avoid a fourth loss in five games Wednesday night at the lottery-bound Cleveland Cavaliers. Although they have the East'...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NTO's Individual Awards for the Nets

Another regular season is soon coming to a close, and the Brooklyn Nets are headed to the NBA playoffs for the second straight year. After a terrible 10-21 start to the season, the Nets turned it around after the new year and pushed their way to a postseason berth.If we were to predict, in the first month or two of the season, these very same awards that I'll be announcing here...
Via Nets Take Over
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd unsure of how he'll use Nets' big man depth

The Nets have acquired something completely different than what they thought after Brook Lopez was ruled out for the remainder of the season: depth at the center position.With Kevin Garnett starting at the center and both Andray Blatche and Mason Plumlee playing behind him, Jason Kidd is having trouble figuring out exactly how he is going to get all three opportunities to play in...
Via Nets Take Over
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brooklyn Nets Playoff picture

After a season of ups and downs, the Brooklyn Nets are heading to what once was thought of as an improbable postseason appearance. The Nets, who began the season with a 10-21 record, are all but locked in at the fifth seed in the Eastern conference with three games left in the regular season. Jason Kidd has rested his starters the last two games and the Nets seem to be content with...
Via Nets Take Over
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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