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Caris LeVert left waiting for Nets debut after tireless rehab

Relentless. Diligent. The first to arrive at practice and the last to leave, working as hard as anybody the whole time he’s there. That’s what the Nets say about Caris LeVert. And that’s how they say the 6-foot-7 rookie combo guard came back from a Jones fracture in his foot last December — and surgery...
Via New York Post
9 hours ago

Marks: We will use our cap space as a tool

In discussing how the Nets will move forward now that they have been thwarted (again) in their pursuit of a restricted free agent, in this case Donatas Motiejunas, Sean Marks told reporters that the team’s cache of cap space, currently second biggest in the NBA, as a “tool.” The Nets will have their first opportunity to use that cap space —about $18.6 million, just short...
Via Nets Daily
9 hours ago

WATCH: John Wall breaks down performance in win vs. Nets

Via YES Network
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets fall apart twice in gifting game to Wizards

The Nets followed a great second quarter with a horrible third. But in the end, it was one shaky stretch in the fourth that cost them in a 118-113 loss to Washington in front of 12,529 at Barclays Center on Monday night. Leading 106-104, Brooklyn coughed up eight straight points to let the Wizards go...
Via New York Post
12 hours ago

Surprise, surprise: Nets lose control in 3rd quarter, fall to Wizards: 118-113

When you’re a rebuilding team like the Nets, reoccurring issues usually plague the season and become the story of the night way too often. For the Brooklyn Nets, third quarters have haunted them all season. It did them in again on Monday following a 118-113 loss to the Washington Wizards (7-14). With the loss, the Nets are now 5-15 and have lost 10 of their last 11. The...
Via Nets Daily
13 hours ago

Brooklyn Nets: News and week preview

The Brooklyn Nets were able to end their seven game losing streak against the Los Angeles Clippers last week but dropped their next two against the Milwaukee Bucks. The Nets win against the Clippers came in double overtime but the Nets trailed for most of the game. The Nets were down 86-73 to start the fourth quarter then Sean Kilpatrick turned the game around. Kilpatrick had a 20...
Via isportsweb.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is D-League working? It’s early, but Nets think so

The Nets two teams —Long Island and Brooklyn— play another double-header Monday, the D-League team faces off against Sioux City, the Heat affiliate at 1:30 p.m., the NBA club goes up against Washington at 7:30. (The D-League game is closed to the public but will be televised on Facebook Live.) Brooklyn and Long Island now have 20 games in the NBA and 10 games in the D-League...
Via Nets Daily
1 day ago

Nets first-round pick cleared to play, but will he see the court?

Nets fans looking for any silver lining during this long rebuild just got one. First-round pick Caris LeVert is finally available to make his NBA debut Monday at Barclays Center against the Wizards. That’s not a guarantee the rookie combo guard will play, or even be active. But considering he hasn’t played a competitive game...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Brooklyn Nets: Three reasons why this Nets team is better than you think

The Brooklyn Nets are not a playoff team, that is obvious, but if you are going to take this team lightly you will regret it. The Nets stand at 5-14 and have given up a league high 114.2 point per game, but these stats aren’t all the Nets have shown in this season. There is promise on this roster, even if most of it is from their surprisingly impressive head coach. They have found...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Isaiah Whitehead on the Nets' loss to Milwaukee

Nets point guard Isaiah Whitehead shares his thoughts on some of the challenges the team had against the Bucks in their 111-93 loss.
Via YES Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets likely to sign Motiejunas to offer sheet

In desperate need of talent anywhere they can get it, the Brooklyn Nets appear to be rolling the dice on Donatas Motiejunas. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Thursday, the Nets are likely to sign Motiejunas to an offer sheet as early as Friday. The Houston Rockets still hold Motiejunas’ rights, so they would have three days to match any offer. The 26-year-old Lithuanian...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brook Lopez on the Nets win over the Clippers

Brook Lopez on the Nets win over the Clippers.
Via YES Network
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers rips referee Ken Mauer for technical foul, ejection

Clippers head coach Doc Rivers ripped referee Ken Mauer for giving him what he felt was an unwarranted technical foul that led to an ejection. Rivers was ejected with under 20 seconds left in overtime of the Clippers’ loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night. The Clippers coach had a dispute with referee Lauren Holtkamp over a foul called on the Clippers following an inbounds...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kilpatrick, Nets rally for double-OT victory over Clippers

NEW YORK (AP) Sean Kilpatrick scored 31 of his career-high 38 points after the third quarter and the Brooklyn Nets stopped a seven-game losing streak with a 127-122 double-overtime victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night. The Clippers started the game without Blake Griffin, ended it without the ejected coach Doc Rivers and dropped their third straight game by blowing...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets need Jeremy Lin back ASAP

The Nets were projected by many to be one of, if not the worst team in the league this year. However they got off to a surprise start that no one saw coming to begin the season but that came to a halt when starting point guard Jeremy Lin got hurt. Lin suffered a hamstring injury during the team’s fifth game of the season against the Detroit Pistons earlier in the month. With the...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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