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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...
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Brooklyn Nets: Can They Win In The Playoffs?

(Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The Brooklyn Nets’ season has been highlighted by lackluster performances from their overpaid stars, as they have found themselves sitting well below .500 in a tight scramble for the final two spots in the Eastern Conference Playoff Race. Their roster, brimming with talented players, featuring...
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2 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. The post Robin Lopez has no brotherly love for Brook Lopez appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Meyers Leonard throws down alley-oop dunk against Nets

Meyers Leonard was dunked on by Thaddeus Young late in the Blazers/Nets match-up. But earlier in the game, Leonard had a throwdown of his own, courtesy of Steve Blake. Blake throws it up for Leonard for the stuff: But the Blazers lost to the Nets as mentioned earlier. *** Meyers Leonard pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
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2 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
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Nets Receive Summer League Commitment From Darius Adams

The Brooklyn Nets have expressed interest in Darius Adams and received a commitment for him to play on their Summer League team, sources tell RealGM. Adams, who played collegiately at Indianapolis, is currently playing for Laboral Kutxa of the Euroleague and Liga ACB.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets sign F Earl Clark to multiyear deal

NEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Nets have signed forward Earl Clark to a multiyear contract. Clark has appeared in five games since signing a 10-day contract with the Nets on March 27, averaging 4.4 points and 3.4 rebounds in 12.3 minutes. The 6-foot-10 forward, the 14th pick of the 2009 draft, joined the Nets after playing for Shandong of the Chinese Basketball Association during the...
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Earl Clark Has Signed A Two-Year Deal With The Brooklyn Nets

Photo – Getty ImagesSince leaving the University of Louisville in 2009, former Cardinal Earl Clark has been well traveled. Clark was selected in the lottery by the Phoenix Suns, but didn’t have much of a role in his rookie season. Midway through his second season, Clark was traded to the Orlando Magic where he finished out his initial rookie contract. He then signed with the...
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Earl Clark Signs Two-Year Deal With Nets

The Brooklyn Nets and Earl Clark have agreed upon a two-year deal with a team option for the 15-16 season, a league source tells RealGM. Clark signed a 10-day contract with the Nets following the end of his season in China. Clark was initially in the D-League this season.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Collins proud of NCAA for speaking out against Indiana law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Jason Collins says he is proud of the NCAA's ''bold'' leadership against Indiana's religious objections law, and the association should avoid putting future Final Fours in states that do not protect the rights of gays and lesbians. Collins, the first openly gay NBA player, spoke at a news conference in Indianapolis on Saturday with representatives from gay rights...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Beat New York Knicks, Hold 7th Playoff Spot

Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young dunks during the first half of an NBA basketball game New York Knicks, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) This late in the season every game matters. The Brooklyn Nets should be attacking every game like it is their last, with the situation they are in. Barely holding onto...
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7 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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins doesn't believe in resting players

I'll take "Things Lionel Hollins Would Totally Believe" for $400, Alex. The Nets coach has an old-school reputation, so file this tweet from Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News in the category of something we'd expect to hear from the man leading the team that currently holds the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference.  Hollins spent the first half of the NBA season and more sporadically...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Brook Lopez finding his groove

Brook Lopez The Brooklyn Nets are currently in the middle of a late season playoff push. The Nets are now 32-40 and tied with Boston for the eighth and final playoff position in the Eastern Conference. Winners in seven of their last ten games, center Brook Lopez has been on a tear as of late and is a big reason for this recent success. Lopez has missed 10 games this season for...
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Brooklyn Nets Fighting for One of Last Two Playoff Spots

Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets drives to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 27, 2015 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The top five teams in the Eastern Conference have been pretty clear cut all year. The Atlanta Hawks clinched the top seed in the conference, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago...
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12 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...
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13 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...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brooklyn Nets playoff hopes are fading

Last week the Brooklyn Nets found themselves taking a dip in the standings after being losers in five straight games. Prior to Monday’s 110-91 loss to the Boston Celtics, the Nets were winners of four of their previous five games. It’s this type of inconsistency that has caused Brooklyn to drop from seventh in the standings, where they were for a large part of the season...
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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
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16 days ago  |  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...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Envy: Nets fans don't like Jack - 3/23

The Celtics beat the Nets tonight by a margin of 19 and Brooklyn fans blame it all on one man: Jarrett Jack. I wish I was exaggerating -- Nets fans apparently do not like the guy. At all. It was a challenge to find trash talk about the Celtics because the fans were obsessed with how poorly they felt Jack performed tonight. If this is a game night ritual for the Nets faithful,...
Via Celtics Life
17 days ago  |  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...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cutting Down the Nets: Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Behind the Box Score

Brooklyn Nets 92Cleveland Cavaliers 117Box Score Well that’s better, eh? Two nights after being blown out by the Heat in Miami, the Cavs throttled the Brooklyn Nets at Quicken Loans Arena. LeBron and the gang took a little while to get going, as Brooklyn jumped on them early, but the final three quarters were sheer dominance. They owned the paint, they took care of the ball,1 and...
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22 days ago  |  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...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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