Nets Defeat Warriors in a Thriller

The Nets followed up their win in Dallas Saturday night with a very good win tonight in Brooklyn against the team with the best record in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors. Brooklyn led basically the entire game but the Warriors gave the Nets a scare late in the game.Brooklyn got off to a pretty fast start as they led Golden State 33-23 after the first quarter. The Nets couldn't...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Fall to Pelicans on the Road

The Nets failed to extend their winning streak to 3 games tonight in the loss in New Orleans against the Pelicans. Despite a great effort off the bench by Brooklyn, it wasn't enough to defeat a Pelicans team without star Anthony Davis and forward Ryan Anderson.The Nets got down 11 early and they rebounded nicely and we're within 6 at the end of the first quarter and they actually...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Handle Nuggets With Ease

So far, so good. The Nets are 2-0 since the All-Star break. This is back-to-back road wins for Brooklyn after defeating the Lakers in Los Angeles Friday night. This was easily one of the most complete performances I've seen from the Nets this season. A very balanced effort.Rookie Markel Brown got his first career start in the NBA and he didn't disappoint. The young athletic guard...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Sign Thomas Robinson to 10-Day Contract

After being traded from Portland to Denver, who then waived him, the Brooklyn Nets signed Power forward Thomas Robinson to a 10-day contract. The former #5 pick in the 2012 Draft has bounced around and is now going to be playing for his fourth team in three seasons now that the Nets have signed him.Thomas Robinson has reached agreement on a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, league source...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Trade Kevin Garnett to T'Wolves for Thad Young

The first domino has fallen. Kevin Garnett has agreed to waive his no-trade clause and will be sent to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Thaddeus Young.Kevin Garnett agrees to waive his no-trade and will move to Minnesota for Thad Young, league source tells Yahoo Sports. @daldridgetnt 1st.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 19, 2015 Garnett will likely finish...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Woj: Nets, Thunder in Serious Talks for Lopez, Jackson Swap

The trade deadline is today, and it looks as if Billy King may make at least one move. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports that the Nets and Thunder are in "serious talks" for a swap of Brook Lopez and a package surrounding Reggie Jackson.Brooklyn, OKC are in serious talks on Brook Lopez deal for package including Reggie Jackson, league sources tell Yahoo. Story soon on site...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons Making Pitch to Nets for Joe Johnson

The trade deadline is looming, and if there were a team that needed to make moves, it would be the Nets. Now according to reports, the Detroit Pistons have called the Nets to discuss Joe Johnson.Sources confirm @pistons making pitch to @BrooklynNets for Joe Johnson for Brandon Jennings, @realtuffjuice @JonasJerebko and picks.— Stu Jackson (@StuJackson32) February 19, 2015 Brook...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack, Lopez Carry Nets to Third Straight Win

The Nets have been playing some of their best basketball the last four games, and looked to extend their winning streak to three against the struggling New York Knicks in Brooklyn. After previously blowing out the Toronto Raptors on the road, the Nets cut this one close against a Knicks team that has yet to find an identity as a team. The first quarter was all Brooklyn from...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Plays Hero as Nets Rally in 102-100 Win Over Clippers

In their first matchup of the season, the Clippers embarrassed the Nets at the Staples Center in a 39 point blowout. So round two came to the Barclays Center, and it was a totally different story. It went down to the wire, and the Nets were able to pull out the win in Brooklyn. Both teams got off to a slow start in the first quarter, but it didn't last long as the quarter ended...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Fall to Raptors 127-122 in Overtime

The Nets have had their struggles with teams with a record of .500 or better, and that would not change tonight with the Toronto Raptors coming to the Barclays Center to hand the Nets their 28th loss of the season, sending the struggling Brooklyn squad to 10 games under .500.Led by Greivis Vasquez, Toronto got the game started with a quick 12-0 run in the first three and a half minutes...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Fall to Grizzlies for Seventh Straight Loss

Coming off of a blowout loss to the Houston Rockets, the Nets took on the Memphis Grizzlies in Lionel Hollins' first game against his former team. The Nets were no match for the Grizzlies, as they lost their seventh consecutive game.  The Nets started the game on a 10-4 run, but Memphis responded with an early run of their own. Mason Plumlee put on an early dunk display, and...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockets Blast Off From Three, Hand Nets Sixth Straight Loss

The Nets (16-22), previously losers of five straight games, welcomed the Houston Rockets (27-11), winners of three straight, to the Barclays Center for the first and last time this season. Brooklyn wasn't able to hang around with one of the western conference's best teams, and they fell to the Rockets for their sixth straight loss.  The game started off as a back-and-forth...
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January 12, 2015  |  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...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Survive, Snap 5 Game Skid

These last 5 games haven't been fun to watch. The Nets have played terribly during their 5 game losing streak and they didn't play particularly well tonight but it was enough to get the win.They shot the ball very well tonight in the first half but the Thunder, still without both Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook had the lead at halftime and led the majority of the second half...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Fall to Bucks in Triple Overtime for Fifth Straight Loss

The Nets (4-6), losers of four straight games, welcomed Jason Kidd and the Milwaukee Bucks (7-5) to Brooklyn for the first time since the ugly divorce between the Nets and Kidd this past summer. The boo's were loud and clear for Kidd, but with the Nets on a losing streak, there were more important things to think about.  In a half that started off with both teams trading...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Short-handed Heat Hand Nets Fourth Consecutive Loss

Against a Miami Heat team without Dwyane Wade, Luol Deng and Josh McRoberts, it was expected that the Nets would be able to pull out a victory, Miami had other plans. The first half was very low scoring and there wasn't much to make of it. Nets had a slim 43-38 lead at the half.The second half was an absolute disaster for the Nets. Coming off their three game west roadtrip, coming...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Drop Third Straight, Fall to Blazers

The Nets dropped their third consecutive game Saturday night in a 97-87 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, who were without two starters in LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum.The Nets were dreadful from behind the arc tonight shooting a woeful 1/19 from beyond the arc with Deron Williams hitting the only three when the game was pretty much already over.Kevin Garnett, Deron Williams...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Collapse, Fall to Suns

The Nets, coming off back-to-back wins against the Knicks and the Magic, embarked on their first roadtrip of the season, one that will send them to Phoenix, Oakland, and Portland. First up: the Suns, a team that the Nets swept last season and have won five straight games against.The Nets used a 9-2 run and a 12-1 to open up a 29-17 lead at the end of the first stanza.  The offense...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Deron Williams Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Deron Williams was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played between the dates of November 3 and November 9, the NBA announced in a press release. Stephen Curry was named player of the week for the West.Williams led the Nets to a 3-1 record that included wins over the Oklahoma City Thunder and the New York Knicks. He averaged 20.8 points and 7.0 assists on 56...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Take Down Magic in Final Game of Home-Stand 104-96

Coming off of a huge win against the New York Knicks, the Nets welcomed the Orlando Magic to the Barclays Center for the first time this season in the final game of Brooklyn's four game home-stand.The Nets started off the game allowing Orlando to almost score at will. With Joe Johnson getting hot late in the first, the Nets were able to hang around with the Magic, despite Orlando...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Deron Williams admits he was "never healthy" last season

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams shined in last night’s 110-99 victory over the crosstown rival Knicks, scoring 29 points and dishing out 6 assists in a team-high 33 minutes. He finally looked healthy, a stark contrast from last year’s injury-plagued season in which various ankle injuries limited him to 64 games and severely hampered his production. On Saturday, Williams...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Deron Williams Leads Nets to Blowout Victory Over Crosstown Rival Knicks

Tonight the night belonged to Deron Williams, especially in the third quarter when he completely stole the show. Williams had two early turnovers in the first quarter but he settled in nicely afterwards. Deron scored 12 of his 29 points in the third quarter, including a vintage D-Will move where he crossed up Iman Shumpert and finished.Williams finished the night off with a stat...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Prokhorov Tells Adam Silver He Will "Maintain Control of Nets"

With speculation of Mikhail Prokhorov possibly wanting to sell the Nets spreading like wildfire, Prokhorov assured NBA Commissioner Adam Silver that he has every intention of remaining the owner of the Brooklyn Nets.NBA commish Adam silver said that Mikhail Prokhorov has told him directly he intends on maintaining control of Nets.— Mitchell Abramson (@nydnmabramson) November 6...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Come Up Short in Fourth, Fall to Wolves 98-91

The Nets, coming off of a blowout win over the depleted Oklahoma City Thunder, welcomed the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Barclays Center for the first time in the young 2014-2015 season. Winners of their last two, Brooklyn looked to get off to their first 3-1 start since 2006, but they came up short in a game that went down to the wire.Deron Williams was the man of the first half...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Blowout Thunder in Home Opener

The Nets must be happy to play against a Thunder team without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Brooklyn looked great tonight against the short-handed Thunder team. It seems like that opener against Boston never happened.The Nets controlled this one throughout. There wasn't a doubt they'd pull this one out. Leading by 30+ points for a lot of the second half. Andre Roberson was...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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