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Nets want to see Jeremy Lin improve in this key category

Jeremy Lin is coming off his worst season in terms of assist rate, a mildly concerning mindset the Nets are trying to break their point guard of. He poured in a team-high 21 points but had just one assist in Thursday’s 101-94 preseason opening win over the Pistons. “It’s [due to] his role last year....
Via New York Post
55 minutes ago

Jeremy Lin, new Nets regime make good first impression

It may not have counted, but it sure mattered. It was only a preseason game, and won’t mean anything in the standings. But it was Kenny Atkinson’s first game as a head coach, the Nets’ first live action in his system, and Jeremy Lin’s first time in years with the unquestioned keys to a team....
Via New York Post
1 hour ago

LISTEN UP! Lin, Lopez, Atkinson talk Nets preseason opener

Jeremy Lin: Brook Lopez: Kenny Atkinson:
Via Nets Daily
1 hour ago

Nets open preseason with 101-94 win behind Lin’s 21

Forget the predictions. Forget the pessimism. Basketball is back and life is good again. We don’t want to over-excite ourselves, but Nets basketball was actually A LOT of fun on this evening. Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy emphasized defense before the game, but the Nets shot 46 percent and defeated Detroit in the preseason opener, 101-94, Thursday night at Barclays Center....
Via Nets Daily
2 hours ago

Brooklyn Nets Podcast - The Glue Guys: Episode 1 ‘The Glue Awakens’

Ed note: Today we welcome The Glue Guys to NetsDaily, where they’ll be podcasting regularly throughout the season. You can follow them here on Twitter as well. We have some cool ideas in store, as well. Welcome, gents! The Glue Guys start off with a Killer Komparison: Nets Class Superlatives. (19:45) Mail Time: The scenarios that would result in a Brook Lopez trade. (30:30) News...
Via Nets Daily
16 hours ago

New-look Nets have ‘no idea what to expect’ with first test

Kenny Atkinson can be as prepared as he wants, but he won’t know what it’s like to be a head coach until the games finally start. His Nets can work as hard as they want against one another on defense, but they won’t know if they’ve made a lick of progress until they face somebody...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Why the Brooklyn Nets should trade Brook Lopez

Here we go again. For years Brook Lopez has been the focal point of trade talks; whether its the disastrous Dwight Howard talks or last year’s Detroit Pistons possibilities, the Nets star center has found himself on the trade block more than he ought to have. Lopez has shown nothing but loyalty to the tumultuous franchise, but after endless disappointment, is it time to send the...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should start at power forward for the Brooklyn Nets?

For years, the Brooklyn Nets have tried to find a consistent power forward capable of meshing well with Brook Lopez. For a couple of years, it seemed like Kris Humphries could be the answer, but a failed marriage with reality TV star Kim Kardashian was only the start to the failed project. In came future Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett after the doomed Humphries experiment, and we all...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin gets another chance to start, this time in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) Jeremy Lin knows he'll carry the weight of ''Linsanity'' as wide as the Brooklyn Bridge heading into the new NBA season. ''People are quicker to discount me or say certain things because of my race,'' said Lin, the league's first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent. ''In some ways, Linsanity wouldn't have been Linsanity if I was a different skin...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Vegas is Wrong About the Brooklyn Nets

It was no surprise—it’s the Brooklyn Nets. The laughing stock of the NBA, the team known for the single worst trade in NBA history, and perhaps most importantly, the team with no future. That’s what they’ll tell you, but they’re wrong. The Nets do have a future, and they will most certainty win more than 20.5 games this season. Vegas released its over/under win total projections...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sean Marks and Kenny Atkinson talk Jeremy Lin and the Nets

Brooklyn Nets GM Sean Marks, along with new head coach Kenny Atkinson, addressed the media about Jeremy Lin and the upcoming NBA season.
Via SNY
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Atlantic Division Preview: Brooklyn Nets

As another NBA season nears, it’s time for our season previews. Let’s start in the Atlantic Division out East. Projected Conference Finish: 15th Best Move of Offseason: I commend the Nets for being smart enough to tank without even having their own first round pick until 2019. Caris LeVert is just more valuable as an asset to have for this particular team than Thaddeus Young...
Via The Sports Post
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brook Lopez talks Jeremy Lin and new Nets season

Brook Lopez chats with SNY about how the Brooklyn Nets are going to rebound next season, being the stabilizing force for the team, and the addition of Jeremy Lin.
Via SNY
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Hamilton is Brooklyn’s X-Factor

The Nets are bound to be among the bottom handful of teams again in 2016-17, with only Boston’s first round pick at the end of the tunnel. However, Justin Hamilton has the goods to survive and thrive as a stretch-5. Standing 6-11 with a near 7-2 wingspan, Hamilton has the height, speed, and stroke to succeed in today’s NBA. Draft Express lists Spencer Hawes as Hamilton’s best...
Via The Lottery Mafia
23 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every first-round draft pick of the Brooklyn Nets since 1989

In the first year that the NBA moved the draft to a two round selection process in 1989, the Brooklyn (New Jersey) Nets made a solid pick in the first round, but ultimately landed out of the playoffs. This lead to a lottery win and the number one overall pick in 1990. The Nets have had a fare share of hits and misses in the draft. How many of their first-round picks can you name...
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets selling ‘BROOKLIN’ and “BROOK-Linsanity’ t-shirts

The Brooklyn Nets are bringing back a familiar nickname for new starting point guard Jeremy Lin. Lin signed a three-year, $36 million deal with the rebuilding Nets this offseason. The organization has started marketing their new star, using a play on words to showcase Lin, center Brook Lopez, and the New York borough they play in. Brooklyn will be selling two different types of...
Via The Comeback
August 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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