The Nets have agreed to acquire guard Marcus Thornton from the Sacramento Kings for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans.
In Brooklyn Bounce, Simon & Schuster author Jake Appleman takes readers through the Brooklyn Nets’ first basketball season in their new home. Here, Jake gives us an insider’s tips on where to eat, drink and sit during a Nets game at the Barclays Center.
One night’s hero is often a non-factor the next game, which has some praising the Nets for their remarkable depth. Others prefer to blast them for their inconsistency.
Taj Gibson scored 16 points and Carlos Boozer returned for an injury to add 15 in the Chicago Bulls’ 92-76 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night.
Tempting as it might be for Nets general manager Billy King to go for broke, his best play is to let it be.
Rookie Mason Plumlee scored a season-high 22 points and matched his best with 13 rebounds in a high-flying performance, and the Brooklyn Nets used their best defensive first half in eight years as the springboard for a 93-81 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night.
Kidd had to play the best guys to get the job done, regardless of emotional ties. Nets fans should be happy to see that he did just that.
Parker (lower back) left Wednesday night’s game against Washington at halftime and did not return. The Spurs said the 37-year-old Duncan will miss the Nets game to rest after playing 40 minutes, his season high.
For all the dollars Mikhail Prokhorov tossed at a roster full of stars, it was one of the last he spent, on a league-minimum contract no less, that has given Brooklyn a chance at salvaging the season.
The first-year coach, who has had his fair share of struggles since trading in his jersey for a jacket, has been named the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for January.
Unfortunately, if the Nets don’t find a way to secure their backboard, they’ll be saving Garnett for games that will never be played. Unlike “Airplane!” their season will have crashed and burned.
The NBA is about the players, and nobody understood that better than commissioner David Stern, who is retiring Saturday after exactly 30 years on the job.
To all those who have already touted Jason Kidd for Eastern Conference Coach of the Month of January for piloting the Nets to 10 wins in their first 12 games in 2014, know this: He was clearly the second-best coach on the sidelines Monday night.
It’ll be months before we definitively know whether last year’s trade was worth general manager Billy King’s ransom, but Sunday night’s game showed why he went to such lengths.
Andray Blatche scored 17 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics 85-79 on Sunday night as Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett returned to their former home court for the first time since being traded last July.