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Jarrett Jack believes he is the right man to replace Deron Williams

There has been much talk about the Nets points guards—or lack thereof—this offseason, and rightfully so.Brooklyn might have the worst tandem of 1s in the NBA with Jarrett Jack starting at the point and some combination of Donald Sloan, Shane Larkin and Ryan Boatright acting as the backup for now. Who knows if all those guys make the final roster, especially considering Boatright...
Via Fox Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jarrett Jack on critics: 'What's the point in really reading into it?'

Jarrett Jack has a big season ahead of him. Taking over as Nets starting point guard is no small task. And though many (if not most) analysts have picked Brooklyn to be even worse than it was last season, when the squad won just 38 games.But Jack says he's not buying it. From Mitch Abramson of the New York Daily News:There's no reason to knock Jack for thinking positive. What's he...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mavericks 'encouraged' by early Deron Williams performance

The Nets were excited to get rid of Deron Williams. The Mavericks are apparently excited to have him. Williams signed a two-year deal with Dallas after working a buyout with Brooklyn over the summer, and now, he heads to Texas with a new agenda, trying to improve on a disappointing tenure with the Nets. So far, so good.From ESPN's Tim MacMahon:This isn't exactly shocking. Every...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thaddeus Young: 'I have a lot of confidence in what Jarrett Jack can do'

The Nets have taken plenty of heat for the point guards they've compiled on their roster over the offseason. Apparently, none of that fire is coming from the newly re-signed Thaddeus Young, who had some thoughts to share on Jarrett Jack while making a SiriusXM radio appearance Friday:The Nets bought out Deron Williams this offseason, effectively turning Jack into the team's starter...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bojan Bogdanovic hurts ankle playing in Eurobasket

Bojan Bogdanovic is going to be that much more important for the Nets next season. They better hope he rests up.Bogdanovic is spending the summer playing in Eurobasket for his native Bosnia and Herzegovina and unfortunately, suffered an ankle injury while doing so. He does say, though, that he'll be fine:Bogdanovic had 21 points in his previous Eurobasket game and could be the Nets...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook and Robin Lopez played the most boring game of HORSE ever

Maxim had Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez and NY Knicks center Robin Lopez play a game of H-O-R-S-E. Meh. Until you realize that's two 7 foot dudes taking 3 pointers. Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
Via Bob's Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets release statement on the passing of Darryl Dawkins

The basketball world was shook Thursday with the announcement of the passing of Darryl Dawkins, the first man to go straight from high school to the NBA. Dawkins played most of his 14 pro seasons with the 76ers, but did spend five years with the Nets, whose ownership and management released an official statement shortly after reports of his passing: Dawkins was one of the league...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE champ Seth Rollins on the Nets: 'They all kind of stink'

Summer Jam is going on at Barclays Center right now, which means lots of trash talk is going on where the Nets play their home games. I just bet they weren't guessing they'd be the center of attention when it came to all that bashing.WWE champion Seth Rollins had some words for the Nets when he mentioned the event was being held at the home arena of Mikhail Prokhorov's team: "There...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How a Spurs assistant went all-out for LaMarcus Aldridge

    Most of the reasons LaMarcus Aldridge signed with the San Antonio Spurs are obvious — the best coach in the NBA, a tradition of winning, a chance to contend for a championship immediately while play alongside at least one future Hall of Famer. But had it not been for an assistant coach on Gregg Popovich’s staff, Aldridge may have made a different decision. Ime Udoka...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Markel Brown is hanging out with WWE superstars

Markel Brown proved to be a ball of energy during his rookie season with the Nets. Now, he's taking that fire into the ring...kind of. Brown spent some time this week chilling with WWE superstars at Barclays Center. That's a pretty cool way for a going-on-second-year player to spend his time. Here are some of the pictures: Brown started the final 29 games of the year for the Nets...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Jarrett Jack actually take on a starting point guard role?

Here's a sad truth in Brooklyn: the Nets might have the worst point-guard roster in the NBA.  With Jarrett Jack, Donald Sloan, Shane Larkin and Ryan Boatright all on the team, Brooklyn has quantity, but the quality certainly isn't there. Sloan has consistently been a third point guard in his career, except for during moments last season. Larkin has never proven himself in the league...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie kudos for Johnson, Hollis-Jefferson, Booker

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson can defend, when he's not making you smile. Devin Booker can stroke the jumper. Stanley Johnson can just about do it all. Welcome to the conclusions of nba.com's annual rookie survey. The 10-question survey was conducted during the annual Panini Rookie Photo Shoot at the Knicks' practice facility in Tarrytown, N.Y., earlier this month, which was attended by...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson wins a couple of Rookie Survey awards

Every year, NBA.com polls the rookies about the rest of the newest incoming class. It'll ask questions like, who will win Rookie of the Year? Or who will have the best career? Nets rookie Rondae Hollis-Jefferson walked away with two awards. Devin Kharpertian of The Brooklyn Game has more: The Nets acquired Hollis-Jefferson in a draft-day trade that included Mason Plumlee going to...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Sergey Karasev dunk on his surgically repaired knee

Sergey Karasev has been recovering from a knee injury for the past five months after dislocating his patella and tearing his MCL back in March. He's not nearly all the way back, yet, but he is getting closer.Karasev wants the world to know he's now throwing down:It's a great feeling to come back from a major injury and do something you haven't been physically able to accomplish for...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Miller and Sloan Signing Grades

(Source: Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Quincy Miller Contract- One Season, Minimum Contract Miller has had an odd four years. He was the number five recruit in the country, was an elite talent, tore his ACL in his one college season, made a mistake by going to the NBA, was drafted in the second round and just hasn’t gotten...
Via HoopStuff
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason Review: Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets are now two seasons removed from going all-in and attempting to win a title when they traded three first round picks and the rights to swap picks to Boston for one season of Paul Pierce, a season a half of Kevin Garnett and a partial season of Jason Terry. This is after trading future picks and swaps to the Atlanta Hawks for Joe Johnson only a year earlier. This...
Via RealGM - NBA
21 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets: Who Has a Better Chance of Reaching the Playoffs?

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets heads for the net as Lance Thomas #42 of the New York Knicks defends at the Barclays Center on February 6, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets will be competing for a playoff berth next season, after both teams saw major changes this offseason. The Knicks...
Via The Sports Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets sign journeyman point guard Donald Sloan

The Nets have one of the least-formidable point-guard rotations in the NBA, but they apparently aren't done mending it. The team announced in a press release Monday that it has signed free-agent and former Pacers floor general Donald Sloan. Here it is, courtesy of NBC Sports:The Nets now have Jarrett Jack, Shane Larkin and Ryan Boatright as well as Sloan at the point. Considering...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cost of Winning: Does Payroll Translate to Prosperity?

There's a lot of variance when it comes to the ways NBA owners run their teams. Some owners (like Mikhail Prokhorov of Brooklyn) with a net worth of ~$10B spend whatever it takes to win (whether their team's actually winning or not) while the prior Maloof brothers' ownership of the Sacramento Kings were so desperate to spend less that they were trading players for straight cash...
Via The Sports Quotient
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Who Should Be Their Starting Five?

(April 28, 2015 – Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… *The following is an analysis of what I believe should be the Nets starting 5, not a prediction of what it will be. PG- Jarrett Jack After Deron Williams’ departure, Jarrett Jack has locked up the starting role for the Brooklyn Nets and there’s little argument...
Via HoopStuff
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins Expresses his Excitement Over the Brooklyn Nets 2015 Roster

Head coach Lionel Hollins of the Brooklyn Nets is interviewed at the post game press conference after Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Atlanta Hawks during the 2015 NBA Playoffs. (Mandatory Credit:ESPN/ Getty Images) After an Interview with Mike Mazzeo, Lionel Hollins made it clear that he is excited to have Jarrett Jack as his new starting point guard...
Via The Sports Journal
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Waiving Earl Clark

The Brooklyn Nets are waiving forward Earl Clark this week, obliging his request to pursue a deal elsewhere, league sources told RealGM. A six-year NBA veteran, Clark played 10 games for the Nets in 2015 after the Chinese Basketball Association season. He averaged 2.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 9.3 minutes per game. Clark has played for the Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles...
Via RealGM
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Offseason- Love It/Like It/Hate It

Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Nets’ offseason has been far more productive than many had hoped coming into the summer. It appeared as if Brook Lopez was ready to relocate and the Nets were going to be stuck as an undesirable free agent destination with the a massive amount of their cap space invested in the underperforming...
Via HoopStuff
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Robinson wants to be a Net for a while

Thomas Robinson has wanted on the Nets for such a long time.He wanted to be picked by them when he entered the draft in 2012, but Brooklyn traded its pick tot he Trail Blazers. He wanted to sign with them again this season when the Nuggets waived him, but the 76ers claimed him before he could hit the open market.Now, he's officially a Net though, after signing with them this summer...
Via Fox Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins talks about Nets' offseason, Deron Williams and Jarrett Jack

Over at ESPN, Mike Mazzeo sat down with Nets coach Lionel Hollins to discuss many topics. Hollins, always honest, had some thoughts on the Nets' offseason, including the new point guard situation which will include Jarrett Jack entering the starting lineup now that Deron Williams is out of town.Hollins, though, has as much confidence in Jack as you'd imagine:He also offered some...
Via Fox Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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