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Thaddeus Young’s wife is not a fan of the possibility of moving to Detroit

Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young’s name has been a hot topic when comes to the trade market. There were reports that the Detroit Pistons were interested in Young, who could help them in their push to the playoffs. While Young really didn’t seem to have a problem with the interest, someone else in his family does. Young told reporters that his wife is not a fan of the possibility...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies-Nets Preview

The positive vibe that the Memphis Grizzlies had been feeling during their best stretch no longer remains following their first back-to-back losses in six weeks. For the first time in three seasons, they'll move on for an extended period without the player general manager Chris Wallace called the cornerstone of the franchise. With Marc Gasol sidelined indefinitely, Memphis looks...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Prokhorov Opposed To Nets Trading Away Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young

Mikhail Prokhorov is opposed to the Brooklyn Nets trading away either Brook Lopez or Thaddeus Young. Both Lopez and Young re-signed with the Nets last offseason. Lopez and Young represent the Nets' most tradeable assets outside of Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. The Nets are searching for a new general manager.
Via RealGM
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson banks in buzzer-beater, Mikhail Prokhorov goes bonkers

Joe Johnson banked in a crazy buzzer-beating three, to give the Brooklyn Nets a 105-104 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night at Barclays Center: Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov very much enjoyed Johnson’s game-winner: #Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov with the reaction of the year. #NETSonYEShttps://t.co/5c1EjJt4Zk — YES Network (@YESNetwork) February 9, 2016 Who did celebrating...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Joe Johnson bank home a three at the buzzer to beat Nuggets

The Nets haven't given their fans much to cheer for this year. The only team with a worse record in the East is the dreadful Philadelphia 76ers, and Brooklyn has already fired its coach and general manager in what appears to be yet another completely lost season.But Joe Johnson changed that on Monday, if only for one night. He hit this incredible game-winning shot that sent the fans...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson Sinks Nuggets with Buzzer Beating Bank

A photo posted by Brooklyn Nets (@brooklynnets) on Feb 8, 2016 at 7:09pm PST Joe Johnson came up clutch in Brooklyn, nailing a buzzer-beating bankshot on a play originally designed for another player. Good call Joe. “The play wasn’t designed for me because we were only down two,” Johnson said. “It was designed to try to get Brook (Lopez) the ball in the paint and...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Johnson hits buzzer beater

Joe Johnson has been known as a clutch player during his tenure with the Brooklyn Nets and he came through again Monday night.
Via WholeHogSports
1 day ago

Johnson hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Nets beat Nuggets 105-104

NEW YORK (AP) Joe Johnson's 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted the Brooklyn Nets to a 105-104 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Markel Brown added a career-high 19 and Johnson finished with 12 points and eight assists for Brooklyn. Danilo Gallinari had 24 points and Kenneth Faried added 24 points and 13 rebounds for the Nuggets. Denver...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson does incredible crossover on Jusuf Nurkic

As the Brooklyn Nets look to improve in the East, Joe Johnson is still putting together incredible moves on the basketball court. In the second half tonight against the Brooklyn Nets, Johnson was matched up with Denver’s Jusuf Nurkic and sent him to the ground with an amazing crossover: Joe Johnson is incredible, everybody! *** Johnson Amazing Crossover [Brooklyn Nets] Johnson...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets-Nets Preview

After rallying to win on one side of the East River, the Denver Nuggets can match their best win streak of the season by earning a Big Apple sweep on the other. The Nuggets continue their three-game trip heading into the All-Star break with a visit to Barclays Center to face the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night. Denver (21-31) has gone on a minor surge since the end of January and...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Summer Options Look Bleak

After suffering the indignity of losing to the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, the Brooklyn Nets now find themselves 13-39 with no hope of making anything of this season. It’s true, the Nets playoff changes this season where virtually zero heading into the campaign and their disastrous record has only served to stamp them as awful. Unlike other terrible teams, Philadelphia included...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets To Begin Interviewing GM Candidates On Monday

The Brooklyn Nets will begin interviewing general manager candidates on Monday. Mikhail Prokhorov will be in attendance, as will the other members of the team's GM search committee: Nets chairman of the board of directors Dmitry Razumov, trusted Russian basketball confidant Sergey Kushchenko, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Brett Yormark and president of ONEXIM Sports...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Okafor, Noel lead 76ers past Nets

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jahlil Okafor had 22 points and 17 rebounds and Nerlens Noel added 18 points, including a key dunk late in the fourth quarter, to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 103-98 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. Rookie T.J. McConnell, filling in for injured point guard Ish Smith, tied his career-high with 17 points to go with six assists for the 76ers...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings seriously considering firing George Karl

The Sacramento Kings are growing impatient with George Karl. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Kings owner Vivek Ranadive and general manager Vlade Divac were extremely upset about the team’s blowout loss to the Brooklyn Nets Friday night. That level of displeasure is significant enough that Ranadive and Divac are now thinking about firing Karl. Wojnarowski...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets-76ers Preview

The Brooklyn Nets have won back-to-back games just twice this season. The most recent instance came two months ago against the Philadelphia 76ers. Joe Johnson and the Nets look to build on their best performance of the season and beat the 76ers again in a matchup of two of the NBA's worst teams Saturday night. The only thing preventing Brooklyn (13-38) from being at the bottom...
Via AP on Fox
4 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...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy blasts Jennings-Young trade rumor

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy isn’t a fan of NBA trade rumors ahead of the deadline. Granted, he’s probably not a fan of them at any time of the year, but SVG took aim at a particular Brandon Jennings-Thaddeus Young rumbling that emerged Thursday, which suggests his Pistons would ship away Jennings to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Young. Aaron McMann of MLive...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings-Nets Preview

DeMarcus Cousins' return wasn't enough to stop the Sacramento Kings' recent struggles or their season-long defensive issues. The Brooklyn Nets could provide a remedy for both when the slumping Kings begin an important eastern trip Friday night. A season-high five-game winning streak vaulted Sacramento (21-28) into eighth place in the Western Conference on Jan. 24, but it's since...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons, Nets discussing Brandon Jennings-Thaddeus Young trade

The Detroit Pistons and Brooklyn Nets are reportedly discussing a trade involving Brandon Jennings and Thaddeus Young. According to Chris Sheridan as Sheridan Hoops, the Nets would be willing to sign Jennings long-term before he becomes a free agent at the end of the season, and are one of several teams interested in the point guard. The Pistons already have Reggie Jackson at the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons, Nets discussing trade of Brandon Jennings for Thaddeus Young

The Detroit Pistons and Brooklyn Nets are discussing the possibility of a trade that would send Pistons guard Brandon Jennings to Brooklyn in exchange for Nets forward Thaddeus Young, sources tell SheridanHoops.com. Brooklyn has a need at point guard after losing Jarrett Jack for the season to a knee injury, and Detroit is looking to add a more productive big man down low to...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA star Jayson Williams charged with drunk driving in N.Y., report says

Former Nets basketball star Jayson Williams was arrested for misdemeanor drunk driving in New York state on Jan. 26. Former NBA All-Star Jayson Williams is facing charges of misdemeanor drunk driving after he struck a utility pole and flipped his 2012 Jeep Wrangler in Hortonville, a hamlet of the Town of Delaware in New York state's Sullivan...
Via NJ.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers trump Nets 114-100

NEW YORK -- C.J. Miles had 27 points, Paul George scored 17 and the Indiana Pacers sent the Brooklyn Nets to their fifth straight loss, 114-100 on Wednesday night. George Hill added 13 for the Pacers. Brook Lopez had 21 points and Joe Johnson had 20 points and nine assists for the Nets. Indiana opened on a 17-9 run. Brooklyn then missed its first eight shots to start second quarter...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

C.J. Miles scores 27, Pacers beat Nets 114-100

NEW YORK (AP) C.J. Miles had 27 points, Paul George scored 17 and the Indiana Pacers sent the Brooklyn Nets to their fifth straight loss, 114-100 on Wednesday night. George Hill added 13 for the Pacers. Brook Lopez had 21 points and Joe Johnson had 20 points and nine assists for the Nets. Indiana opened on a 17-9 run. Brooklyn then missed its first eight shots to start second...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Joe Johnson buyout would 'pique Heat's interest'

Joe Johnson may be sticking around in Brooklyn. He may not. What we know is he says he won't request a trade. When asked about a buyout, though, he left things a little more murky. So, let's say we live in a world where Johnson does get bought out by the Nets. Let's say he and the team come to some agreement and the 34-year-old wing, who has played much better of late, hits the...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Granted Permission To Interview Gersson Rosas

The Houston Rockets have granted permission to the Brooklyn Nets to interview Gersson Rosas. The Nets have a vacancy after GM Billy King was moved to an advisory role last month after spending five and half seasons on the job. Rosas has been with the Rockets for over 10 seasons, leaving briefly in 2013 to become GM of the Dallas Mavericks. Rosas returned to the Rockets in October of 2013.
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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