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Nets' Teletovic cleared to return after blood clots in lungs

NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets say Mirza Teletovic has been cleared to resume basketball activities after recovering from blood clots in his lungs. The Nets announced Friday that Teletovic would be listed as out for their playoff games, and they would provide updates if his status changed. Teletovic last played on Jan. 22 in Los Angeles against the Clippers. He says doctors believe...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark mocks Knicks non-Playoff year

Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark emailed this to team fans:We want to thank the Brooklyn community and the entire fan base for your unwavering support. You are instrumental in the team's success and have helped us advance to the playoffs each year we've been in the borough. Brooklyn is the only place to catch playoff basketball in New York, and we are excited to see you at Barclays...
Via Bob's Blitz
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference first round preview

With the first round of the playoffs starting on Saturday me (JT) and Ron decided to give a quick prediction filled post for each series. (S/O to my dog Will for the ideal) #1 Atlanta Hawks vs #8 Brooklyn Nets – The Brooklyn Nets have been in playoff mode for the last two weeks, but Brook Lopez, Deron Williams and crew won’t be able to save them in this series. The Hawks have...
Via The Front Office News
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Why They Will Beat the Nets

(Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) By Tashan Reed: It took a 101-88 win over the Magic in the final game of the season to do it, but the Brooklyn Nets managed to sneak into the playoffs as the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference. The Nets appearance in the playoffs was unexpected to say the least, with their chances being the lowest following a 5 game losing streak to start the...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 NBA Playoffs First-Round TV Schedule

Below you can find the tip-times and tv channel for the first-round of the NBA playoffs via NBA.com. EASTERN CONFERENCE – FIRST ROUND (1) Atlanta Hawks vs. (8) Brooklyn Nets Game 1 – Sun. April 19, Brooklyn at Atlanta, 5:30 PM, TNT Game 2 – Wed . April 22, Brooklyn at Atlanta, 7:00 PM, NBA […] The post 2015 NBA Playoffs First-Round TV Schedule appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Nets do their part for playoffs by defeating Magic

  The Brooklyn Nets kept alive their hopes for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot, beating the Orlando Magic 101-88 on Wednesday night behind a career-high 28 points from Bojan Bogdanovic. The Nets waited to see if the Memphis Grizzlies - coach Lionel Hollins' former team - could beat the Indiana Pacers later Wednesday, which would send Brooklyn to top-seeded Atlanta on Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets stay alive, wait to see if they get playoff spot

NEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Nets kept alive their hopes for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot, beating the Orlando Magic 101-88 on Wednesday night behind a career-high 28 points from Bojan Bogdanovic. The Nets waited to see if the Memphis Grizzlies - coach Lionel Hollins' former team - could beat the Indiana Pacers later Wednesday, which would send Brooklyn to top-seeded...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic done in by Bojan Bogdanovic, Nets in final game

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Brooklyn Nets kept alive their hopes for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot, beating the Orlando Magic 101-88 on Wednesday night behind a career-high 28 points from Bojan Bogdanovic. The Nets waited to see if the Memphis Grizzlies -- coach Lionel Hollins' former team -- could beat the Indiana Pacers later Wednesday, which would send Brooklyn to top-seeded...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bogdanovic and Brooklyn Bury Magic to Conclude Season

AP Photo/Kathy Willens That’s a wrap, folks. The Orlando Magic concluded their 2014-2015 season with a 25-57 record as they lost 101-88 at Barclays Center to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. The Magic had the game tied entering the 4th quarter only to crumble when the pressure mounted. Interim Head Coach James Borrego finishes with a 10-20 record at the helm. Both teams shot...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 7:30 P.M. After his Brooklyn Nets fell out of playoff position with two humbling defeats, coach Lionel Hollins would rather focus on the challenge ahead than what has already been lost. The stumbling Nets still have a chance to reach the Eastern Conference playoffs, though they'll need a home win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams can't handle NY pressure: Paul Pierce

Washington Wizard Paul Pierce laid into the Brooklyn Nets and Deron Williams in particular recently in an interview with ESPN.com“It was a tough situation last year. Horrible, really."“It was just the guys’ attitudes there. It wasn’t like we were surrounded by a bunch of young guys. They were vets who didn’t want to play and didn’t want to practice. I was looking around...
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic-Nets Preview

After his Brooklyn Nets fell out of playoff position with two humbling defeats, coach Lionel Hollins would rather focus on the challenge ahead than what has already been lost. The stumbling Nets still have a chance to reach the Eastern Conference playoffs, though they'll need a home win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night and some help. Brooklyn (37-44) appeared well on its...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierce: Garnett Wasn't Appreciated In Brooklyn

Kevin Garnett was traded by the Brooklyn Nets to the Minnesota Timberwolves in February, and Paul Pierce said his former teammate is in a good place now. "He's happy,'' Pierce said. "I'm glad he waived his no-trade clause. I told him, 'They don't appreciate you in Brooklyn, man.' They didn't even use him right. "He's where he's supposed to be. He IS Minnesota. He never sold his house...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Believes Deron Williams Didn't Want MVP Pressure, Nets' Vets Lacked Drive

Paul Pierce discussed his tenure with the Brooklyn Nets last season, saying Deron Williams puzzled him and the team's veterans lacked the drive to elevate the team with he and Kevin Garnett as older players. "Before I got there, I looked at Deron as an MVP candidate,'' Pierce said. "But I felt once we got there, that's not what he wanted to be. He just didn't want that. I think a...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Blasts Deron Williams, Nets; Details ‘Horrible’ Year With Brooklyn

Watch out, NBA. Paul Pierce is on a warpath. The Washington Wizards forward sat down earlier this week for a lengthy interview with ESPN.com’s Jackie MacMullan, and the result was the equivalent of a rap diss track. Pierce went after everyone. Former teammates, current teammates, entire organizations, Ray Allen — you name it. Target No. 1: The Brooklyn Nets, with whom Pierce...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce on his time with Brooklyn Nets: It was ‘horrible’

Paul Pierce has embraced his role as a bench player for the Washington Wizards this season, and that is partly because it is such a better experience than what he endured last season. Pierce, along with Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry, was traded to the Brooklyn Nets before last season. The three were expected to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets’ Thad Young Runs Into Derrick Rose, Angers Bulls Fans

Scary moment for Bulls fans during Monday’s Bulls-Nets game after Derrick Rose collided with the Nets’ Thad Young. Thankfully Rose wasn’t injured and stayed in the game. Thaddeus Young woulda had all of Chicago out with pitchforks if Rose got hurt there — Sam Dajani (@sdajani50) April 14, 2015 Almost thought Thad young injured Rose […] The post Nets’ Thad Young Runs Into...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wall Sits Again, Wizards Lose To Nets

The Wizards rested John Wall in Philadelphia and won easily. They tried it again and the Nets took advantage of his absence, blowing out Washington 117-80 on Friday night in Brooklyn. Brooklyn ending the Wizards four game winning streak and in the process, maintained their hold on the 8th and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Brook Lopez led the Nets with 26 points,...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lopez, Bogdanovic lead Nets to victory over Wizards

  Brook Lopez scored 26 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added 22, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the Brooklyn Nets continued their playoff push with a 117-80 blowout of the Washington Wizards on Friday night. The Nets' 37-point margin was their biggest at Barclays Center, where they've won six of their last seven and 10 of 13 overall. Reserve guard Jarrett Jack scored 14...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lopez leads Nets over Wizards, 117-80

NEW YORK (AP) Brook Lopez scored 26 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added 22, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the Brooklyn Nets continued their playoff push with a 117-80 blowout of the Washington Wizards on Friday night. The Nets' 37-point margin was their biggest at Barclays Center, where they've won six of their last seven and 10 of 13 overall. Reserve guard Jarrett Jack...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: What They Must Do To Make the Playoffs

(Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… *Yes, we just had an article asking if they can win in the playoffs, but Troy isn’t as optimistic about their chances. Ladies and gentlemen, the playoffs are near, and the race for seeding and the last couple of spots is hotter than ever. The West is in the precarious position of having 10 teams...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Finding their groove

Brook Lopez and Deron Williams have their Brooklyn Nets team on a roll Another week in the books and another rise in the standings for the Brooklyn Nets. Now sitting at 7th in the Eastern Conference, the Nets could possibly rise even higher as they are just two games behind the struggling Milwaukee Bucks in the standings. The Nets are now 8-2 in their last 10 games and 10-2 in...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikhail Prokhorov is finally going to a Nets game

To say Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is a fair-weather fan would be incorrect. It implies that he's a fan at all. Prokhorov hasn't been in the Nets' presence since the first week of November, five whole months ago. That's the first week of the season. Now, we're a few days away from the last one. More from Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News: The Nets have won 11 of their...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Can They Win In The Playoffs?

(Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The Brooklyn Nets’ season has been highlighted by lackluster performances from their overpaid stars, as they have found themselves sitting well below .500 in a tight scramble for the final two spots in the Eastern Conference Playoff Race. Their roster, brimming with talented players, featuring...
Via HoopStuff
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez has no brotherly love for Brook Lopez

Hey that’s no way to show your brother any love? The brothers Lopez faced off against one another as the Nets hosted the Blazers and in one play, Robin found himself guarding Brook. The result, Robin packing his brother’s shot attempt. http://giant.gfycat.com/HighEvergreenGuernseycow.webm The post Robin Lopez has no brotherly love for Brook Lopez appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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