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Cup of Joe. 'Exec' says Hawks prefer Celtics

'Exec' says Hawks prefer Celtics in the first round“To me, the Nets are not an 8 or a 7 seed. They’re more like a 4 or a 5.”So if the Hawks had their choice, who among the scrambling teams trying to fill out the playoff field would they want to face?The Nets would be no playoff pushover for the Hawks, says one NBA executive.“Probably Boston,” the exec said. “Brooklyn...
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers' perilous skid continues with 111-106 loss to Nets

NEW YORK -- Brook Lopez had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets reclaimed sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference by beating the Indiana Pacers 111-106 on Tuesday night for their season-high fourth straight victory. The Nets moved back ahead of Boston and dealt a blow to the Pacers, who fell 1 1/2 games behind Brooklyn. They will visit the Celtics on...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets back into 8th, beat Pacers for fourth straight win

NEW YORK (AP) Brook Lopez had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets reclaimed sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference by beating the Indiana Pacers 111-106 on Tuesday night for their season-high fourth straight victory. The Nets moved back ahead of Boston and dealt a blow to the Pacers, who fell 1 1/2 games behind Brooklyn. They will visit the Celtics...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets rout Nets 115-91

The Charlotte Hornets entered Wednesday’s match-up with the Brooklyn Nets ready to play, and it showed. The first quarter gave the Hornets a 35-15 lead. The dominance didn’t stop there. While the second quarter was kind to Brooklyn, it wasn’t kind enough, as the Hornets outscored the Nets 59-47 in the second half. Marvin Williams got the call at power forward tonight for Charlotte...
Via Trade Street Post
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks-Nets Preview

After the way the Brooklyn Nets have played in two meetings with Atlantic-leading Toronto this past week, they believe they're poised to make some noise in the division. Another win over the New York Knicks on Friday night would match a season-best three-game streak and give them back-to-back home victories for the first time in six weeks. The second-place Nets (20-28), 12 games...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack scores 24, Anderson adds 22 to lead Nets in rout of Raptors

  Jarrett Jack scored 24 points, Alan Anderson had 22 and the Brooklyn Nets beat Toronto 109-93 on Wednesday night to hand the Raptors their first loss in 10 games against Atlantic Division opponents this season. Joe Johnson scored 12 points for the Nets, who won their second straight after losing five of six. Playing for the second time since missing 11 games with a rib injury...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarrett Jack scores 24 as Nets rout Raptors 109-93

TORONTO (AP) Jarrett Jack scored 24 points, Alan Anderson had 22 and the Brooklyn Nets beat Toronto 109-93 on Wednesday night to hand the Raptors their first loss in 10 games against division opponents this season. Joe Johnson scored 12 points for the Nets, who won their second straight after losing five of six. Playing for the second time since missing 11 games with a rib injury...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Jack's jumper completes rally, Nets beat Clippers, 102-100

Jarrett Jack made a tiebreaking jumper with 1.3 seconds left, and the Brooklyn Nets used a late rally to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-100 on Monday night. The Nets ended a seven-game home losing streak by erasing a nine-point deficit in the final 1:35, getting two 3-pointers from Alan Anderson - one a four-point play - one from Joe Johnson and another from Deron Williams in...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack's jumper completes rally, Nets beat Clippers 102-100

NEW YORK (AP) Jarrett Jack made a tiebreaking jumper with 1.3 seconds left, and the Brooklyn Nets used a late rally to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-100 on Monday night. The Nets ended a seven-game home losing streak by erasing a nine-point deficit in the final 1:35, getting two 3-pointers from Alan Anderson - one a four-point play - one from Joe Johnson and another from Deron...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Jack's jumper completes rally, Nets beat Clippers, 102-100

Jarrett Jack made a tiebreaking jumper with 1.3 seconds left, and the Brooklyn Nets used a late rally to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-100 on Monday night. The Nets ended a seven-game home losing streak by erasing a nine-point deficit in the final 1:35, getting two 3-pointers from Alan Anderson - one a four-point play - one from Joe Johnson and another from Deron Williams in...
Via Fox Sports West
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Musings: Furious fourth-quarter rally comes up just short against Nets

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic almost erased a 26-point deficit Friday night, which would have almost erased a 26-year-old record from their books. But the Brooklyn Nets held on for a 100-98 victory over a team which fell to 4-11 at home for the season. Down by 26 late in the third quarter and 95-71 following a 3-point field goal by Alan Anderson with 8:16 remaining, the Magic...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack carries Nets past Celtics, 109-107

BOSTON (AP) Jarrett Jack nailed a tiebreaking jumper in the lane with 28 seconds to play and finished with 27 points Friday, lifting the Brooklyn Nets to a 109-107 win over the Boston Celtics. Alan Anderson scored 15 points, Mason Plumlee 14 with 12 rebounds and Mirza Teletovic had 11 points for the Nets, who won their third straight and improved to 12-2 against sub-.500 teams....
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers-Nets pregame dribbles

Tipoff: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Records: Cavaliers 14-10; Nets 10-14. TV: FOX Sports Ohio (Cavaliers Live pregame at 7). Radio: WTAM 1100-AM, WMMS 100.7-FM; Cavaliers Radio Network. Projected Starters Nets: C Miles Plumlee; PF Kevin Garnett; SF Joe Johnson; SG Alan Anderson; PG Deron Williams. Cavaliers: C Anderson Varejao; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG Mike...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee helps Nets beat 76ers 88-70

NEW YORK (AP) Mason Plumlee scored a season-high 18 points and had 10 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets broke open a close game in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 88-70 on Friday night. Joe Johnson and Alan Anderson each had 12 points for the Nets. Robert Covington had 20 points for the 76ers, an NBA-worst 2-20. Michael Carter-Williams added 14 points and nine assists...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers squander fourth-quarter lead vs. Nets, fall to 0-15

  Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers' season-opening skid to 15 games -- matching a franchise record. Philadelphia rallied from a 20-point deficit in the first half to the lead early in the fourth quarter, but Anderson and Mirza Teletovic led the way for the Nets in...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson helps Nets beat winless 76ers 99-91

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers' season-opening skid to 15 games - matching a franchise record. Philadelphia rallied from a 20-point deficit in the first half to the lead early in the fourth quarter, but Anderson and Mirza Teletovic led the way for...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets-Thunder Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder own the worst record in the Western Conference as they continue to take the court without their top two stars. The Brooklyn Nets' struggles have more to do with lousy defensive play and outside shooting. The Thunder will try to avoid their longest losing streak in almost six years Friday night by sending the Nets to a sixth straight defeat for the first...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: James Ennis Throws Down the SICK Double-Clutch Dunk

King James Ennis as they have anointed him here in Miami is up to his usual antics again. In the second quarter of the Miami Heat-Brooklyn Nets game, Ennis threw down a monster double-clutch dunk over Alan Anderson of the Nets. The post Video: James Ennis Throws Down the SICK Double-Clutch Dunk appeared first on Heat Nation.
Via Heat Nation
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lopez returns as Nets rout injury-depleted Thunder

NEW YORK (AP) Brook Lopez scored 18 points in his first regular-season game in about 11 months, and the Brooklyn Nets routed the injury-depleted Oklahoma City Thunder 116-85 on Monday night in their home opener. Alan Anderson added 18 points and Deron Williams had 17 points and nine assists for the Nets, who got their leading scorer back on a night the Thunder, already without Kevin...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Bojan Bogdanovic ready to be the Nets' starting shooting guard?

The Nets went out this offseason and signed Bojan Bogdanovic to a contract after failing to bring him over last season. Bogdanovic ideally is the replacement for Paul Pierce but putting Bogdanovic in the same sentence as Pierce is probably disrespect to the future Hall of Fame player.With an early injury to Alan Anderson, Bogdanovic got the chance to start. He didn't play great but...
Via Nets Take Over
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

CelticsLife Atlantic Division Preview: The Brooklyn Nets

2013/14 record: 44-38Over the course of the week, members of the CelticsLife staff will take a look at what to expect from the Atlantic Division this coming season. Today, let's dive into the Brooklyn Nets Expected Starting Lineup & Summary Kevin GarnettBrook Lopez Alan Anderson Joe Johnson Deron Williams Truth be told, I own two pieces of Nets merchandise. And before you...
Via Celtics Life
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Grading Alan Anderson’s Signing

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2.5 million (Player Option) Anderson was semi-productive for the Nets in his 1st Brooklyn season, gives them needed perimeter depth and could even start. They are very thin at small forward, as Andrei Kirilenko is their only veteran at the position and they only have...
Via HoopStuff
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Grading Alan Anderson’s Signing

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2.5 million (Player Option) Anderson was semi-productive for the Nets in his 1st Brooklyn season, gives them needed perimeter depth and could even start. They are very thin at small forward, as Andrei Kirilenko is their only veteran at the position and they only have...
Via HoopStuff
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Grading Alan Anderson’s Signing

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2.5 million (Player Option) Anderson was semi-productive for the Nets in his 1st Brooklyn season, gives them needed perimeter depth and could even start. They are very thin at small forward, as Andrei Kirilenko is their only veteran at the position and they only have...
Via HoopStuff
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Grading Alan Anderson’s Signing

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2.5 million (Player Option) Anderson was semi-productive for the Nets in his 1st Brooklyn season, gives them needed perimeter depth and could even start. They are very thin at small forward, as Andrei Kirilenko is their only veteran at the position and they only have...
Via HoopStuff
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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