Lichtenstein: Rebuilding Nets Have No Choice But To Go All-LinWith literally every expert forecasting a miserable season ahead for the Nets, the players were unanimous in telling the media day attendees on Monday that they don’t mind flying below the radar.
AP Source: Kevin Garnett Plans To Retire After 21 SeasonsKevin Garnett has decided to retire after 21 seasons in the NBA, leaving a legacy as one of the best defensive players in league history and one of the game's most influential and intense competitors.
Lichtenstein: Nets Betting Culture Change Will Eventually Lift FranchiseIt has been a sharp descent for the Nets these last few years, but they say they have a plan to help them make the climb back up.
Lichtenstein: Lin Promises Nets Competency, Not Lin-sanity Part IIBrooklyn general manager Sean Marks may have landed his top target in Jeremy Lin during this recent free agency period, but the overall talent upgrade from last season’s 21-61 abomination was not overly significant.
Nets Formally Introduce Jeremy Lin, Other New FacesLin comes to Brooklyn as the starting point guard for the Nets. He's reuniting with coach Kenny Atkinson, the former Knicks assistant coach who helped him develop.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Bargain Pickups All Part Of Marks’ PlanIn case you missed all the news, the Nets signed a bunch of players to short-term contracts this week to round out their roster for the upcoming season.
Reports: Nets Take A Chance On Former No. 1 Overall Pick Anthony BennettSince becoming the top pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Bennett, 23, has been labeled a bust and has bounced around the league.
New Yorkers Who Played For NYC TeamsIt's always nice when the stars align and New Yorkers can cheer for fellow New Yorkers playing for New York teams. Here is a look at some of the more memorable examples of players from the five boroughs who went on to play pro ball here.
Report: Brooklyn Nets Land PF Luis ScolaScola, 36, a nine-year NBA veteran, played in 76 games, all starts, for the Toronto Raptors last season. He averaged 8.7 points and 4.7 rebounds per game.
Lichtenstein: Hits To Nets For Failed Offer Sheets Are Way OverblownNets fans sat around their houses Sunday night in depressed states. But chins should be up, because the offer sheet failures actually spared Brooklyn future problems.
Reports: Nets Sign Blazers' Crabbe To 4-Year, $75 Million Offer SheetCrabbe, 24, is coming off his third NBA season. Last year, he played in 81 games, starting eight, and averaged 10.3 points and 2.7 rebounds and shot 46 percent from the field. He's also considered to be a strong defender.
Nets Officially Acquire Rookie Caris LeVert From IndianaIn the June 23 trade, Brooklyn sent power forward Thaddeus Young to Indiana in exchange for the Pacers' first-round pick (20th overall) and a future second-round selection.