Cousins vents, Karl reportedly on hot seat after latest loss

NEW YORK — Joe Johnson and the Nets kept pouring it on in their best performance of the season, though the Kings' problems went beyond their defense.DeMarcus Cousins just wouldn't say what, or who, they were."I'd rather keep it in house, but we definitely have a bigger issue than just energy and effort," Cousins said. "That can't be the excuse every night."Johnson had season highs...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson, Nets have season-best night in beating Kings

NEW YORK (AP) Joe Johnson had season highs with 27 points and 11 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets had their best offensive performance of the season in beating the Sacramento Kings 128-119 on Friday night. The Nets set season bests for points and 3-pointers while snapping a five-game losing streak. Reserve Bojan Bogdanovic made seven of their 18 3-pointers, while Johnson added five...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets-Mavericks Preview

Although he avoided the wrath of potentially angry Nets fans last month, Deron Williams' recent play has started to resemble that of his last two seasons in Brooklyn. Williams is expected to face his former team for the first time when the Dallas Mavericks try to avoid their fourth loss in five games and deal the visiting Nets a 12th loss in 14 on Friday night. After averaging...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins, Towns, Porzingis Named To Rising Stars Challenge

Andrew Wiggins and Kristaps Porzingis headline the World Team for the Rising Stars Challenge. Rounding out the World Team are Bojan Bogdanovic of the Brooklyn Nets, Clint Capela of the Houston Rockets, Mario Hezonja of the Orlando Magic, Nikola Jokic and Emmanuel Mudiay of the Denver Nuggets, Nikola Mirotic of the Chicago Bulls and Raul Neto of the Utah Jazz. Karl-Anthony Towns,...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder's seven-game win streak snapped in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) -- Brook Lopez scored a season-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped the Oklahoma City Thunder's seven-game winning streak with a 116-106 victory Sunday night. Kevin Durant had 32 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, but Oklahoma City never led in the game that was delayed four hours by the blizzard that dumped more than 2 feet of snow...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Guide to rebuilding

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. How do the Brookyn Nets get to the finals? Sell, sell, sell. Two weeks ago the Nets cleaned house, and entering the All-Star break the organization has been surprisingly quiet. The team is reportedly focused on rebuilding its infrastructure, but it would be unwise for Brooklyn to disassociate itself from trade talks....
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hayward scores 21 points to lead Jazz past Nets 108-86

NEW YORK (AP) Gordon Hayward had 21 points, nine assists and four rebounds, Rodney Hood scored 16 points, and the Utah Jazz cruised past the Brooklyn Nets 108-86 on Friday night. Trevor Booker added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Jazz, who pulled away in the third quarter by shooting 16 for 22 from the field and outscoring Brooklyn 37-17. Bojan Bogdanovic had 14 points and Willie...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hornets are interested in Brooklyn's Bogdanovic

The Charlotte Hornets are in a bit of a rut. They've lost five straight games and eight of their last 10, including an embarrassing clunker against the hapless Phoenix Suns.Being that they're desperate to make the playoffs and currently sit on the outside looking in, there's a decent chance the Hornets become players in the trade market before February's deadline. The player they...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Bojan Bogdanovic to Bobcats?

In lieu of yet another disappointing season in Brooklyn, an interesting rumor surfaced the internet this afternoon concerning Nets’ three-point marksman, Bojan Bogdanovic. Mitch Lawrence of the Sporting News spoke briefly about the situation regarding the Nets’ wingman and the Bobcats. Now, this story should not come as a shocker to anyone as the Nets have been the epitome of...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Capsules

BOSTON (AP) Brook Lopez scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 100-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Saturday. Joe Johnson added 20 points, Thaddeus Young scored 16 with 10 rebounds, and Bojan Bogdanovic had 13 points for the Nets, who won for the third time in 11 games. Isaiah Thomas had 24 points and Jae Crowder scored 16...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Lopez has 30 points, 13 rebounds, Nets beat Celtic

BOSTON (AP) Brook Lopez's size was too much for Boston's smaller lineup. The 7-footer scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 100-97 victory over the Celtics on Saturday. ''I did my best to make the right play every time, realizing that, and just tried to read the double teams,'' said Lopez, who scored seven of his points in a key...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Lopez has 30 points, 13 rebounds, Nets beat Celtics 100-97

BOSTON (AP) Brook Lopez scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 100-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Saturday. Joe Johnson added 20 points, Thaddeus Young 16 with 10 boards, and Bojan Bogdanovic 13 points for the Nets, who won for just the third time in 11 games. Isaiah Thomas had 24 points, Jae Crowder 16 and Evan Turner 12...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Orlando Ends 2015 with 10-0 Run to Close Out Win Over Nets

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images It’s quite difficult to describe how bad the Orlando Magic played on Wednesday night, but they still found a way to defeat a terrible Brooklyn Nets squad. Brook Lopez hit a baseline bucket with 1:43 to go in the contest to put the visiting Nets ahead 93-90. Nikola Vucevic took over and fueled a 10-0 run to conclude the contest and...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic stage second-half rally to upend Nets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Nik Vucevic had 20 points and nine rebounds, and the Orlando Magic rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-93 on Wednesday night. Evan Fournier added 17 points and five assists for Orlando, which has won seven of nine. Vucevic has scored 20 or more points in seven straight games. The Magic trailed for most of the second half, but used a 9...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards-Nets Preview

The Washington Wizards have been as reliant as ever on John Wall for scoring, but that might be starting to change. The point guard's shot hasn't been falling lately, yet the Wizards are on fire from 3-point range and on the verge of a season-best win streak. The run can reach four Saturday against the visiting Brooklyn Nets, who have won once in seven games but have been encouraged...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Hollins on sitting Bogdanovic in fourth: 'I don't want to talk about it'

Bojan Bogdanovic was playing maybe his best game of the season heading into the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's overtime loss to the Mavericks.He was 6-of-8 from the field. He had sunk all five of his three-point attempts. Yet, Bogdanovic didn't see the floor in the fourth quarter, when the Nets relented a big lead, until the final possession of the period.Here's more from ESPN...
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bargnani scores season-best 23, Nets beat 76ers 100-91

NEW YORK (AP) Andrea Bargnani scored a season-high 23 points, Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 100-91 on Thursday night. Brooklyn won for the sixth time in its last seven home games. Philadelphia fell to 0-13 on the road. Shane Larkin scored 14 points and Bojan Bogdanovic had 10 for the Nets. Jahlil Okafor had 22...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nets 'gauging trade interest' for Bojan Bogdanovic

Bojan Bogdanovic has been a disappointment during his second year with the Nets. After finishing last year on a hot streak and showing off the play he might turn into down the line, the 26-year-old has shown off some serious regression during 2015-16.Naturally, the trade rumors are starting to swirl. From Mike Mazzeo of ESPN:Bogdanovic, who was a legitimate three-point threat for...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Gauging Trade Interest In Bojan Bogdanovic

The Brooklyn Nets have interest in trading away Bojan Bogdanovic. The Nets have been gauging interest from other teams in Bogdanovic. Bogdanovic is averaging 8.4 points and 2.9 rebounds in 24.3 minutes per game this season for the Nets.
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets fans have some good to look forward to: Bojan Bogdanovic's development

Nets fans haven't had the most positive NBA experience so far this year, watching their team get off to an 0-7 start before it earned its first victory of the year Wednesday evening in Houston. The Nets don't have much hope for the present or the future, but that doesn't mean there are absolutely no bright spots at all. You just have to search a little more diligently to find them...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The Nets' three-point shooting might be in serious trouble

The Nets probably aren't going to be any good this year. Every basketball fan and every basketball fan's mother would be able to tell you that...or something like it. The Nets ain't decent, and it's for plenty of reasons, one of which being that they don't have much shooting.Brooklyn's only real shooters on the perimeter are Joe Johnson and Bojan Bogdanovic, but if those two aren...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Players to Watch in 2015-2016

The Brooklyn Nets roster went through a few changes during the offseason.  They jettisoned their would-be franchise player and added a few pieces to their bench that may or may not work out for them.  After finishing last season as the 8th seed in the playoffs, the Nets are looking to improve a bit in the standings. They intend to accomplish this by using better chemistry and...
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bojan Bogdanovic: Ankle injury 'not enough to keep me out'

Bojan Bogdanovic has sustained a few injuries over the past few months between training camp, preseason and Eurobasket. Mostly, he's been dealing with an ankle issue, but the second-year Net says that isn't the biggest deal in the world as the team readies for the start of the regular season just two weeks down the line.From Tim Bontemps of the New York Post:Bogdanovic was huge for...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Even the smallest preseason injuries can be more harmful than you think

It's preseason, so the token response for anything and everything that happens is, "It's so early. It doesn't matter right now."Except what if basketball moves do mean something at the moment, even if it's in the subtlest of ways? Preseason results may not be easy to define, but the process, building a culture and a system all starts during the exhibition games. If the players are...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Everyone is ruled out for the Nets' preseason game against the Pistons

The Nets are scheduled to play the Pistons in a preseason game Thursday evening. Note the language there: They're scheduled to play the Pistons. That doesn't mean all of them are doing it.Brooklyn announced Thursday morning that nine—yes, nine—Nets aren't playing against Detroit tonight: Jarrett Jack, Markel Brown, Joe Johnson, Sergey Karasev, Thomas Robinson, Willie Reed, Bojan...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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