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Part Two: Brooklyn Nets season preview: Team projections

Previously I broke down the Nets Roster and analyzed their strengths and weaknesses. This is a continuation of that, previewing the upcoming season and what to expect from this team. This is part two of a three part analysis of the Brooklyn Nets’ upcoming season. You can read part one of the Nets’ season preview here: Brooklyn Nets season preview: Roster analysis The Nets...
Via isportsweb.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets Injury Update: Kevin Garnett misses practice, questionable for Sunday's game

The Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett did not participate in practice on Saturday and is doubtful for Sunday's game against his former team the Boston Celtics.Kevin GarnettGarnett did not attend practice because of a stomach problem, which is expected to keep him from playing in Sunday's match against the Celtics.Garnett also missed Friday's practice because of the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Prince Buaben: Ghanaian midfielder nets in Hearts of Midlothian big win Scottish Championship

Prince Buaben converting from the spot for Hearts of MidlothianBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhanaian midfielder Prince Abankwa Buaben highlighted his impressive form for Hearts of Midlothian by scoring in their 5-1 goal raid against Dumbarton at Tynecastle on Saturday afternoon. Buaben, 26, has taken his season tally to three goals in eight...
Via Ghanasoccernet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez Out 10 to 14 Days, Mild Sprain to Reconstructed Foot

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez is expected to miss 10-14 days due to a mild sprain on his surgically reconstructed foot. According to ESPN New York, Lopez suffered a minor soft tissue injury in his right foot during their most recent preseason game. If he needs more than 10 days to fully recover, the former all star could miss the Nets season opener in Boston. Lopez has missed...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets center Brook Lopez sidelined by sprained foot

  Brooklyn center Brook Lopez is expected to be sidelined for 10 days to two weeks after mildly spraining his right mid-foot Wednesday night in the Nets' exhibition game against Sacramento in China. The Nets said Thursday that X-rays and a CT scan in New York revealed no fractures or bone injuries. Lopez missed most of last season after breaking the foot Dec. 21 during a game at Philadelphia.
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez Out 10-14 Days With Foot Sprain

Brook Lopez sustained a mild right midfoot sprain in the first quarter of the Brooklyn Nets’ preseason contest against Sacramento on October 15th. "Brook Lopez experienced right foot soreness after being stepped on during the pre-season game against the Kings Wednesday night," said Billy King. "X-ray and CT scan studies...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Center Brook Lopez Out Indefinitely With Foot Injury

Nets center Brook Lopez could miss the next two-weeks with a “soft tissue” injury in his right foot. It’s the same foot Lopez had surgically repaired last January. Lopez did not suffer a fracture to the foot which is a good thing. “X-ray and CT scan studies done Thursday in New York reveal no fractures or bone injuries,” Nets medical director Dr. Riley Williams II said...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Rumors: Bojan Bogdanovic is a lock to start

Newcomer Bojan Bogdanovic did not have a lights out game in the Brooklyn Nets 97-95 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday morning. However, he did get the most minutes on the team, and appears to have cemented himself as the heir apparent to Paul Pierce.Image by Ultraslansi, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to the New York Post:"No, Bogdanovic didn't play lights-out...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Teletovic powers Nets to overtime win over Kings in China

BEIJING -- Mirza Teletovic scored 22 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 129-117 overtime preseason victory over the Sacramento Kings in the second of their two NBA exhibition games in China. The Nets were ahead 112-109 with 41 seconds left Wednesday night when the Kings' Omri Caspi drained a 3-pointer. On the next play, Mason Plumlee's pass to Willie Reed slipped through...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA experiments with shorter 44 minute game on Sunday

Sunday's Celtics-Nets game will not be a normal pre-season game. Instead, it will be an experiment that Adam Silver and the rest of the NBA will closely be watching.According to USA Today, the league is using the game as a trial run for a 44-minute game (four 11 minute quarters as opposed to the normal four 12 minute quarters). Here are some details. The NBA will look how a...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Bojan Bogdanovic to Start at Small Forward

The Brooklyn Nets starting small forward this year will be Bojan Bogdanovic. But really. The rookie with plenty of international experience has been getting the start alongside Deron Williams and Joe Johnson throughout the preseason so far, and coach Lionel Hollins likes what he’s seen so far in camp. Via the New York Post: Bojan Bogdanovic appears to have the fifth starting spot...
Via Standing O Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Four takeaways from Brooklyn Nets’ win over Maccabi Telaviv

On Tuesday night, October 7th the Brooklyn Nets played their first preseason game at home against Maccabi Tel Aviv. The Nets won 111- 94. Although the game was against inferior competition, the win showed some things that the Nets are capable of. The starters and the bench both showed some potential. Here are some things the team can take away from they’re first win: 1. The Big...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams and other players expect another NBA lockout

Deron Williams thinks the new T.V. deal is going to lead to a lockout Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams was asked if he was looking forward to the open market after the NBA announced it had signed a 9-year extension worth $24 billion. Williams said he’s not excited for the open market because he feels the new extension is going to lead to another potential lockout.   Was...
Via Pass The Pill
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Brooklyn Nets for sale?

The ownership groups of the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Dodgers are in “ongoing discussions” for a “combination of assets,” according to NetsDaily. Mikhail Prokhorov, majority owner of the Nets, would retain control of the team if the deal goes through with the Dodgers’ ownership group, Guggenheim Sports. Prokhorov would also be able to parlay some of his assets into...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant, Deron Williams engage in war of words

It is no secret Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets has not been all that great in the past few seasons. He was consistently one of the few best point guards in the NBA throughout his time in Utah, and after a decent start with New Jersey/Brooklyn, injuries have claimed a lot of his productivity. So it is imperative that the 2014-15 season is a good one for Deron, who has to prove...
Via Crossover Chronicles
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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