Though Blatche’s high-risk decisions with the ball sometimes backfired, the skills he displayed had the fans begging for more.
Various media reports are suggesting that the brain trust in Brooklyn (meaning general manager Billy King) wants to add a first-round pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft and is willing to cede swingman MarShon Brooks to get it. As usual, I have no idea what King is thinking.
Who said anything about a championship? Even the most optimistic fan knows that the Nets are miles away from “glory road.”
The Nets are counting on a true home-court advantage against the banged-up Bulls on Saturday night.
Do you think Carlesimo should return to the Nets in 2013-14?
Despite being encouraged by the Nets’ inspired basketball in a 101-95 loss in Los Angeles, I just knew I was in for a letdown Sunday as the Nets invaded Phoenix.
17 days. Eight games. All on the road. Monday night starts the defining portion of the Nets’ schedule.
For the Nets, it’s back to the drawing board. It’s not the first time during this rollercoaster campaign that they’ve had to take a harder look at their inner workings in a search for consistent basketball.
The Nets reportedly had their eyes on Celtics forward Paul Pierce, but Brooklyn’s trade proposal wasn’t enough for Boston to pull the trigger.
Five points separated the Nets and the Bucks in their home-and-home set, and Brooklyn came away with two straight last-second victories.
The Brooklyn Nets were staring at second-half collapses similar to the one that did them in during Sunday night’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs. This time Joe Johnson and the Nets were able to stave off a late run by the Denver Nuggets.
When MarShon Brooks has his game going, he is a threat to score from almost any spot on the floor.
Brook Lopez had 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Nets missed a chance to get back to .500 on the road (6-7) and lost their third straight.
With more than a quarter of the season in the books, Johnson’s honeymoon is over and he has run out of mulligans. As the Nets travel to Manhattan, Johnson’s team is on life support.
The Nets’ opening night win at Barclays Center was a big step forward for the revitalized franchise.