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Brooklyn Nets: Jarrett Jack or Deron Williams

Game two between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks pretty much followed the same narrative as game one did. The Hawks jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter, but the Nets did not panic and fought back. Every time it looked as if the Hawks were ready to pull away, the Nets often found out a way to get back in the game and keep it close time and time again. Eventually...
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets coach clarifies comment comparing Kyle Korver, Stephen Curry

Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins won't deny that he said Atlanta Hawks wing Kyle Korver is no Stephen Curry, but there was no disrespect intended by Hollins. While his comment seemed peculiar out of context, the full nature of the quote was fairly clear at the time: Yes, Korver is an outstanding shooter, Hollins acknowledged. But Korver isn't the off-the-bounce threat to pull up...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets vs. Atlanta Hawks Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Brooklyn Nets vs. Atlanta Hawks.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins on stopping Kyle Korver: “It’s not like we’re talking Stephen Curry”

The Brooklyn Nets know that they have to improve on defense if they want a chance to beat the Atlanta Hawks. What is disconcerting about their defense is how Kyle Korver lit them up from the 3 point line. Korver was 6-of-12 from the field and was 5-of-11 from the three-point line for 21 points. Nets head coach Lionel Hollins doesn’t seem to concerned about what Korver did in game...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets forward Teletovic listed as probable for Game 2

The Brooklyn Nets may receive some help as they look to even up their playoff series with the Atlanta Hawks. The team announced that forward Mirza Teletovic, who has been out since January 22 with blood clots, will be listed as probable for tomorrow’s crucial second game in the team’s first round playoff matchup. Brooklyn dropped the first game of the series 99-92 to the top...

Brooklyn Nets drop first playoff game

The Brooklyn Nets crawled into the playoffs on the final day of the regular season after beating the Orlando Magic and getting some help from the Memphis Grizzlies, who beat the Indiana Pacers. Great for them earning a playoff seed but the bad thing is that they earned the right to play the Eastern Conference’s best team this season, the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks won all four meetings...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Markel Brown Mashes a Power Follow Slam

Beating the top seed in the east will be a tall order for the Brooklyn Nets. However it’s not impossible if they control the glass with authority like Markel Brown did early in the game on this missed Joe Johnson jumper. The post Markel Brown Mashes a Power Follow Slam appeared first on Hooped Up.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Markel Brown Throw Down Putback Dunk Over Kyle Korver

Markel Brown came in like a wrecking ball. And Kyle Korver wasn’t ready. The Brooklyn Nets might need a miracle to top the No. 1-seeded Atlanta Hawks in the opening round of the 2015 NBA playoffs, but Brown provided a winning highlight. While Korver appeared to make a smart decision by boxing out Thaddeus Young, Brown entered unoccupied air space via an open baseline. When Korver...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mirza Teletovic Cleared For Basketball Activities

Mirza Teletovic has been cleared for basketball activities after having blood clots in his lungs earlier in the season and being ruled out for the season. "Mirza has been cleared to resume basketball-related activities," Billy King said in a statement. "Mirza will be listed as OUT for games, and if his status changes, we will update at the appropriate time." “Over the last three...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets' Teletovic cleared to return after blood clots in lungs

NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets say Mirza Teletovic has been cleared to resume basketball activities after recovering from blood clots in his lungs. The Nets announced Friday that Teletovic would be listed as out for their playoff games, and they would provide updates if his status changed. Teletovic last played on Jan. 22 in Los Angeles against the Clippers. He says doctors believe...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark mocks Knicks non-Playoff year

Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark emailed this to team fans:We want to thank the Brooklyn community and the entire fan base for your unwavering support. You are instrumental in the team's success and have helped us advance to the playoffs each year we've been in the borough. Brooklyn is the only place to catch playoff basketball in New York, and we are excited to see you at Barclays...
Via Bob's Blitz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce on his time with Brooklyn Nets: It was ‘horrible’

Paul Pierce has embraced his role as a bench player for the Washington Wizards this season, and that is partly because it is such a better experience than what he endured last season. Pierce, along with Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry, was traded to the Brooklyn Nets before last season. The three were expected to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Finding their groove

Brook Lopez and Deron Williams have their Brooklyn Nets team on a roll Another week in the books and another rise in the standings for the Brooklyn Nets. Now sitting at 7th in the Eastern Conference, the Nets could possibly rise even higher as they are just two games behind the struggling Milwaukee Bucks in the standings. The Nets are now 8-2 in their last 10 games and 10-2 in...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikhail Prokhorov is finally going to a Nets game

To say Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is a fair-weather fan would be incorrect. It implies that he's a fan at all. Prokhorov hasn't been in the Nets' presence since the first week of November, five whole months ago. That's the first week of the season. Now, we're a few days away from the last one. More from Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News: The Nets have won 11 of their...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez has no brotherly love for Brook Lopez

Hey that’s no way to show your brother any love? The brothers Lopez faced off against one another as the Nets hosted the Blazers and in one play, Robin found himself guarding Brook. The result, Robin packing his brother’s shot attempt. http://giant.gfycat.com/HighEvergreenGuernseycow.webm The post Robin Lopez has no brotherly love for Brook Lopez appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez throws epic shade at twin Brook for winning Player of the Week

Brook Lopez on Monday received his second straight Eastern Conference Player of the Week award, which is a pretty nice honor. Unfortunately he had his smart aleck twin brother around to bring him down a couple of pegs. Robin, whose Phoenix Suns were in Brooklyn for a clash against Brook’s Nets later that evening, threw...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Markel Brown blows alley oop, crashes onto court (Video)

Brooklyn Nets guard Markel Brown paid dearly for blowing an alley oop, crashing hard onto the floor during Wednesday night's game against the New York Knicks.Brown was a little too close to the rim when he made his leap to catch the pass. As a result, he was stuffed by the rim, causing him to take a scary fall as he appeared to hit the floor face first.Fortunately, Brown recovered...
Via Holdout Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The struggle to keep that edge: Cavs vs. Nets Behind the Box Score

The NBA regular season is 82 games long. It’s full of ebbs and flows, and even good teams drop games to bad teams. The Cavaliers have defeated the Nets three times this season (including two blowouts), but they were unable to complete the sweep as the Nets played like the team that desperately needed this one to keep their playoff chances alive. The Nets pulled away from the Cavaliers...
Via Waiting For Next Year
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: Thaddeus Young Out for Nets Game Against Cleveland on Friday

The Brooklyn Nets will be without the services of forward Thaddeus Young for at least one game, the team announced Thursday. Young suffered a knee injury in the third quarter of the Nets victory in Charlotte on Wednesday. Thaddeus Young Update: MRI revealed a left knee strain. Listed as OUT for tomorrow vs. Cavs and DOUBTFUL for Sunday’s game vs. Lakers. #Nets — Brooklyn Nets...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce sued, accused of trashing apartment

Following a 15-year Hall of Fame career with the Boston Celtics, Paul Pierce spent one, mostly forgettable season playing for the Brooklyn Nets before quickly moving on to the Washington Wizards. However, the couple that rented out their $32,000-a-month Manhattan apartment to Pierce (and his wife, Julie) won’t soon forget his time in the Big Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Executive: Deron Williams Not Even the Best Point Guard on the Nets

Deron Williams is the NBA’s eighth highest-paid player, and the league’s second highest-paid point guard behind Chris Paul. Unfortunately for the Brooklyn Nets, his production has declined steadily since signing his monster contract, and he’s no longer considered among the elite point guards in the league. Just how far has Williams fallen? According to an anonymous poll conducted...
Via Sportsnaut
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: Notion that Kentucky would make NBA playoffs ‘ridiculous’

Deron Williams and the Brooklyn Nets are in the midst of desperately frantic task of trying to remain in the chase for a playoff berth. Despite a 27-39 record, the Nets nevertheless remain on the outskirts of relevancy when it comes to stealing the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, trailing the Boston Celtics by...Read More The post Deron Williams: Notion that Kentucky would...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Collins joining Yahoo as basketball analyst

Yahoo has hired Jason Collins, the first openly gay active athlete in any of America’s four major sports, as a college basketball and NBA analyst. Collins retired last November, and this is his first job in sports since his retirement. With Yahoo, he’s expected to provide original video content, and will make his debut on Sunday’s “Tourney Bracket Live” special at 7:30...
Via Awful Announcing
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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