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.
Jeremy Lin To Sign With Brooklyn NetsLin tweeted Friday that he was signing with the Brooklyn Nets. Terms were not immediately disclosed, and Lin cannot sign with Brooklyn until at least July 7 because of the NBA's offseason moratorium.
Nets Waive Jarrett Jack, Save Nearly $6 MillionThe Brooklyn Nets continued their roster shakeup Thursday, waiving point guard Jarrett Jack.
Lichtenstein: Nets Have Cash For Free Agents, But Will It Be Enough To Entice Anyone Good?As the NBA heads into its free agent negotiating period on Friday (contracts cannot be signed until July 7), Brooklyn should own the third-most salary cap space in the league at around $55 million.