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NBA News and Notes 12/14/14: The Brooklyn Nets or the Brooklyn mess?

Via CLNS Radio
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jarrett Jack Graduates College And Helps Brooklyn Nets Win Same Day

Jarrett Jack had a big day graduating college and helping the Brooklyn Nets defeat the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday. Jack left Georgia Tech after his junior season to enter the 2005 draft but promised his mother he would graduate. That promise was fulfilled today as Jack has been going back to school and walked in the graduation early morning before flying to Charlotte for the...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets GM Says They Aren’t Having A Fire Sale of Star Players

It was reported earlier in the week that Brooklyn was making Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, and Brook Lopez available in trade talks. It made sense because Brooklyn is old and it appears their championship window is closed, so why not start rebuilding with young talent? Well, Nets general manager Billy King is denying those reports.  “My job is to listen to people and to make calls...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets Cory Jefferson Takes Maybe The Worst Three Pointer of All-Time

Brooklyn Nets power forward took maybe the worst three in NBA history Wednesday night against the Chicago Bulls.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory Jefferson’s Three-Point Attempt Was Juuuust A Bit Off

Cory Jefferson is a rookie who has appeared in only nine games for the Brooklyn Nets this season. Heading into Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago Bulls, Jefferson had only attempted three three-pointers — all coming in his previous two games. He only attempted one against the Bulls. As you can see, it did not Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nets' Jefferson embarrassingly airballs shot

Brooklyn Nets reserve forward Cory Jefferson may have shot the most embarrassing airball in NBA history during the opening minute of the fourth quarter in Wednesday night's game in Chicago.How bad was it? Jefferson took a 12-footer...from 25 feet away. It has to be seen to be believed:With shots like that, it should be no surprise that the Nets were blown out by the Bulls 105-80...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Carmelo and Tim Hardaway Jr. nearly brawl

The New York Knicks continue to lose basketball games at an impressive clip, and tempers may be starting to boil over as a result. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Carmelo Anthony and Tim Hardaway Jr. got into an argument during New York’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets last week that involved at least one physical...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Put Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez On Trade Block

According to ESPN, the Brooklyn Nets are looking to make a big trade putting Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez on the trade block. All former all stars with large contracts, Brooklyn is hoping to make changes with a disappointing 8-11 record so far this season. It was just a year ago that the Nets were hoping a lineup of Lopez, Williams, Johnson, Kevin Garnett and the...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets put Williams, Lopez, Johnson on trading block

The Brooklyn Nets have made starters Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson available by trade, according to a report from ESPN. The Nets famously went all-in for a title last year, when they traded three first-round picks to add Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to an already expensive roster. Pierce and Terry are no longer on the team, the Nets were eliminated in...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

In Defense of Kevin Garnett

The Cleveland Cavaliers played against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night. That means that they played against the trash talking, always maligning, Hall of Fame-bound and sadly declining Kevin Garnett. Cavalier supporters have seen a lot of Garnett over the years, most notably during the Boston-Cleveland Conflict of 2007-2010. This, of course, included the beautful and perfect ...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets' "Big Three" Have Been Placed on Trading Block

It looks as if the Brooklyn Nets may be ready to break up the core of Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, and Brook Lopez. Marc Stein of ESPN reported today that the Nets have made the big three available to teams that are interested in their services.Story going online now co-scribed with @NotoriousOHM: ESPN sources say Nets have made D-Will, Brook Lopez & Joe Johnson available via...
Via Nets Take Over
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets may be looking to blow it up

The Brooklyn Nets have begun reaching out to teams to let them know that former All-Stars Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson are all available via trade, has learned. League sources told that ‎the Nets, off to a disappointing 8-11 start and looking to retool after last season’s $190 million roster filled with veterans couldn’t advance beyond the...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets put Williams, Lopez and Johnson on trade block

  Boston Celtics fans are in dire need of some good news this season, and this might be just what they were hoping for. The Brooklyn Nets, who owe the Celtics two first-round draft picks over the next four years, have been reaching out to other NBA teams looking to gauge trade interest in Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez, reports. Those three players...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brooklyn Nets might be blowing it up

File this under 'yuge'. Apparently not content with spending a ridiculous amount of money for a horrifically boring basketball team, the Brooklyn Nets may be looking to unload their three highest paid under-achievers. via Marc SteinNEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets have begun reaching out to teams to let them know that former All-Stars Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson are...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Coach Lionel Hollins Not ‘Crazy’ About Prince William, Dutchess Kate

Lionel Hollins doesn’t understand why everyone is making such a darn big deal over Prince William and Dutchess Kate’s visit to the U.S. Like most of the players and coaches at Monday’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers, Nets coach Lionel Hollins was asked what he thought of the royals’ visit. His response: Not much. “I don’t...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron may wear 'I Can't Breathe' shirt for royal visit

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James may wear an “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirt during warm-ups for the Cavs’ game against the Brooklyn Nets Monday night — a game that Britain's Prince William and his wife, Duchess Kate Middleton, plan to attend. “It's possible,” James told “I'm looking for one. I think it was great.”  James wants to pay tribute...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets' Brook Lopez out at least a week with back injury

  Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has a strained lower back and will miss at least a week. The Nets said Sunday that Lopez would miss their game Monday against Cleveland and that he would be re-evaluated in a week. Lopez had played well in recent games after struggling earlier this season in his return from surgery to repair a broken foot. He scored 20 points Friday against Atlanta...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

nba arcHIVE: Lessons from the 2013-14 Brooklyn Nets

One year ago the Brooklyn Nets found themselves sitting at 6-14 (compared to the current 5-15 Charlotte Hornets record). What would eventually slide into a 10-21 start, soon became a memorable January turnaround that led to reaching the 2nd round of the playoffs as a 6th seed in an historically lackluster conference. With teams in the East still far inferior to the loaded West,...
Via Trade Street Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets fan Jeffrey Gamblero takes off prosthetic leg, carried out by security

A well-known Brooklyn Nets fan was carried out of Madison Square Garden by security on Tuesday night after he reportedly became “unruly” and was causing a disturbance with other fans. Jeffrey Gamblero, who is known for his neon clothing and dance moves that are often shown on the Barclays Center video board, was described by...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan with prosthetic leg carried out of MSG

A Nets fan with a prosthetic leg was carried out of Madison Square Garden during Tuesday night's Nets-Knicks game. The man reportedly elicited complaints from other fans about being loud, and was later removed by security. Fans recognized the man with the prosthetic leg and have identified him as Jeffrey Gamblero—one of the Nets most well-known fans. According to people...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets weekly: A tough November ends with a split two game week.

This past week The Brooklyn Nets played only two games last week including a 99-91 win over the winless Philadelphia 76ers and a 102-84 loss at home to the Chicago Bulls. They end a sub par month with an unconvincing win over a team that is 0-16 and a double-digit loss to a team with which the Nets are expected to be able to compete. They are 6-9 after facing one of  the easiest...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett tries to bite Joakim Noah’s hand (VIDEO)

The Chicago Bulls and Brooklyn Nets squared off on Sunday at the Barclays Center. Chicago emerged victorious, 102-84. But there was one particular play in the game that was quite odd. Joakim Noah put his arm up on Garnett, near his face. And in an attempt to move Noah’s hand away, Garnett tried to bite it. It’s hard to tell if he was really going to bite it or was just posturing...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs interested in Andrei Kirilenko

The Brooklyn Nets could look to trade forward Andrei Kirilenko and the Cleveland Cavaliers are rumored to be one team interested in acquiring the veterans services. Kirilenko, who famously joined the Nets after taking less money than the market would have seemingly dictated, has completely fallen out of the Nets’ rotation and has missed the last several games due to what’s being...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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