Joe Johnson is officially out tonight. #Nets
New York Post "After looking at the video of Wednesday’s 113-107 loss to the Wizards, Nets coach Jason Kidd’s assessment of why his team lost didn’t change. “We’ve got to rebound the ball,” Kidd said after the team went through a film session but otherwise had the day off Thursday. “It’s understanding the..." December 20
Kevin Garnett OUT tonight (rest). Joe Johnson is a game-time decision (personal reasons). #Nets
Andrei Kirilenko and Jason Terry are both participating in a workout right now with Mason Plumlee, Reggie Evans and Shaun Livingston.
New York Post "It’s already been an eventful first season on the sidelines for Nets coach Jason Kidd, and we haven’t even reached Christmas. But despite all of the turmoil that has surrounded Kidd’s first two months in charge, his players have still backed him publicly, something Kidd has taken note of and..." December 19
Washington Post "Nene and Bradley Beal hadn’t shared the court in more than three weeks, each player nursing an injury before being cleared to return in New York. But they share little secrets on the court, either by a head nod or simple eye contact, and the Washington Wizards pair showed they have not lost the..." December 19
Brook Lopez will be in the starting lineup tonight along with Williams, Johnson, Anderson and Garnett. #Nets
Terry and Kirilenko sat out today. Brook Lopez -- who then practiced -- is again listed as questionable for tomorrow.
New York Post "Joe Johnson should consider getting sick more often. Playing through a cold, Johnson turned Barclays Center into his own personal shooting gallery Monday night, scoring a season-high 37 points — including 29 points in the third quarter alone — to lead the Nets to a runaway 130-94 victory over the..." December 17
Nets Daily "Andrei Kirilenko told the media prior to the start of the Nets game against the 76ers that he is hoping to return to action sometime around Christmas. Kirilenko hasn't played since November 8, due to back spasms." December 16
Brook Lopez is out tonight. Jason Kidd said it was too much of a risk and we "wasnt moving as much as I would like" at shootaround.
New York Daily News "When the Nets all but pawned their future for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in a blockbuster trade last summer, the idea was for Pierce to anchor a star-studded lineup that would contend for a championship. And, of course, he would start. You don’t make that kind of investment — swapping..." December 16
Brook Lopez says he's "pretty sure" he'll play.
New York Post "There may not be a consistent spot in the Nets’ rotation for Mirza Teletovic, but he’s doing everything he can to earn as much playing time as possible. Teletovic had his latest impressive showing in Friday night’s 103-99 Nets road loss to the Pistons, scoring all 17 of his points in the second..." December 15
Nets Daily "So, you're hearing about this December 15 trade eligibility deadline and you're wondering, what does it mean? Well, it's simple, starting Sunday, December 15, 114 NBA players will officially become eligible to be dealt in accordance with league rules. Here is ESPN's Marc Stein putting it into..." December 14
New York Post "The Nets have suffered through one piece of bad injury news after another so far this season, but it appears they may have finally caught a break. Although Brook Lopez sat out Friday night’s 103-99 loss to the Pistons with a sprained left ankle — the same type of injury that cost him seven..." December 14
Michigan Live "Detroit Pistons ballyhooed big men Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe, and the debates about their individual All-Star worthiness next February, got a big boost with the New York media market watching Friday. Both players had 22 points and double-doubles, and pushed the Pistons to a 103-99 victory..." December 14
New York Post "Doc Rivers is nearly 3,000 miles away from Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, but just as close as ever. He coached them for years in Boston, molded them into champions and helped mature them as men. Now, even though he’s coaching the Clippers and they’re playing in Brooklyn, their bond is still..." December 13
Jason Kidd said Brook will travel to Detroit but isn't sure behind that. #Nets
Brook Lopez (sprained left ankle) is questionable for tonight against the Pistons. New target return for Terry and Kirilenko is 1-to-2 weeks
Knicks front office regrouping on Kyle Lowry with Dolan, but Nets gaining traction as a possibility to land point guard, sources tell Yahoo.
ESPN.com "The Brooklyn Nets are interested in Kyle Lowry but are not willing to part with a future first-round pick in order to obtain the Toronto Raptors point guard via trade, sources told ESPN NewYork.com’s Ohm Youngmisuk. The Nets and New York Knicks are among the teams pursuing Lowry to upgrade..." December 13
SNY TV "The way Jim Boeheim sees it, none of the heralded freshmen across the American college basketball landscape are worth tanking for. “There’s no player that’s out there on the horizon that’s a Tim Duncan or a LeBron James,” the Hall of Fame Syracuse coach told SNY.tv by phone Thursday. “I’ve..." December 13
ESPN.com "Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez re-sprained his left ankle late in the third quarter of Thursday night’s 102-93 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. Lopez plans to travel to Detroit for Friday night’s game, and wants to play, but is uncertain if he will, saying it will be up to trainer Tim..." December 13
New York Post "As the clock wound down to the final seconds of the second quarter Thursday night, the fans inside Barclays Center rose to their feet in anticipation while Deron Williams dribbled the ball against Chris Paul at the top of the key. Suddenly, Williams broke off a picture-perfect crossover and was..." December 13
CBSSports.com "As rumors continue to swirl about a possible trade between the New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors involving point guard Kyle Lowry, outlets are reporting that the Knicks aren't the only team interested in the hot-headed guard Lowry. The Brooklyn Nets and Golden State Warriors are also sniffing..." December 12
New York Post "Pierce saw a number of familiar faces in the Nets’ 104-96 win over the Celtics Tuesday night, but he was in an unfamiliar role going against his former team. Playing in the 1,118th game of his career, Pierce didn’t start for just the fourth time, coming off the bench for the first time since..." December 11
New York Post "Yes, even in the sparkling new Barclays Center, there was plenty of dust flittering about Tuesday night. There will be plenty more on Thursday. Throat lumps and goose bumps and all manner of sentiment were coursing through the veins of the CeltNets, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. With more to..." December 11
New York Post "Maybe the Nets just needed to get healthy. Playing with their full starting lineup healthy for the first time in nearly a month, the Nets put together one of their finest performances of the season, coming away with a 104-96 victory over the Celtics in front of 15,738 inside Barclays Center..." December 11
Nets Daily "Doc Rivers spoke to Howard Beck this week and seemed to criticize the way his two former stars, now mired in the worse seasons of their long careers, are being used. "He can score anywhere," Rivers said of Paul Pierce. "I think he was more uncomfortable with the short minutes that they were..." December 10
Deron will start. Kidd declines to say how much either will play in terms of a minutes limit.
ESPN.com "Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd allegedly used "a 13-letter word" against assistant Lawrence Frank during a blow-up at some point following the team's loss in Orlando on Nov. 3. In an expletive-laced rant, Kidd told Frank to sit down and be quiet. "I'm the coach of this [13-letter word]..." December 10
USA Today "Addressing the NBA's weak Eastern Conference on Sirius XM Radio's new NBA channel, deputy commissioner Adam Silver said Monday the league's competition committee will examine if divisions have outlived their usefulness. "One thing I have learned from David (Stern) over all those years ... is..." December 10
ESPN.com "He watches over them like a father whose children have scattered to various corners of the country, no longer in his charge yet still firmly implanted in his psyche. "I was watching the Nets the other night and Kevin (Garnett) collided with someone and fell,'' Doc Rivers reported. "My heart..." December 09
Deron Williams and Paul Pierce returned to practice today. Terry and Kirilenko were out.
New York Post "In the midst of so much bad news, the Nets continue to get positive feedback about the potential return of Deron Williams from his sprained left ankle. The star point guard, who sat out of his ninth straight game and his 11th in the Nets’ last 12 as the Nets topped the Bucks, 90-82 Saturday..." December 08
Pro Basketball Talk "The Nets are going through an especially rough time right now, and even mentioning as much seems like a gross understatement of the facts. Brooklyn has lost several of its key players due to injury, including Deron Williams, Paul Pierce, Andrei Kirilenko, and Jason Terry. Head coach Jason Kidd..." December 08
New York Post "After the Nets spent much of this week talking about strategies and adjustments, coach Jason Kidd and his players kept it simple Saturday night against the Bucks: give the ball to Brook Lopez and get out of the way. The strategy worked like a charm, as Lopez scored a season-high 32 points and..." December 08
Same four guys -- Williams, Terry, Pierce, Kirilenko -- are out for the Nets tonight.
Pro Basketball Talk "It’s all on Jason Kidd now. Lawrence Frank is gone as a scapegoat, Kidd is in charge of the ship — a 5-14 ship with the worst defense in the NBA. You can see how bad the defense is by looking at the stats, where you see the Nets give up a league-worst 108.6 points per 100 possessions. You could..." December 07
New York Post "Despite getting annihilated by the crosstown rival Knicks at home Thursday 113-83, the Nets did receive a small dose of good news. In an interview with TNT during the game, Nets general manager Billy King said Deron Williams likely will return to the lineup for the Nets’ next home game, which..." December 06
Fansided "The Nets are now 5-14 on the season, and things don’t look like they will be getting better anytime soon. If they see light a light at the end of the tunnel, it is probably a train. Well, Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins, Julius Randle and a lot of other studs are in the upcoming draft, so things..." December 06
CBSSports.com "We learned a few things from the first installment of this supposed battle for New York. One of those things we already knew: The Brooklyn Nets are a mess. And they're Jason Kidd's mess to clean up, even if he doesn't think so. "I think you get evaluated by being whole. It starts there,"..." December 06
Grantland "Part 3 To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a leaguewide wrap-up every 33 days, or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In this episode — Part 3 of our video series — Bill and Jalen praise the funniest YouTube video, the biggest media-created controversy, the most..." December 06
New York Post "Rarely, has a game been more anticipated, more debated by area fans. Our Knicks are better than your Nets. Brooklyn will stomp Manhattan. Carmelo Anthony should own Kevin Garnett. Yes, it was a game everyone looked forward to seeing, a game everyone circled on the calendar. And then the season..." December 06
Grantland "Bill and Jalen are back! To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a league-wide wrap-up every 33 days — or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In their first episode, they crown the best team in the league, the best tanking performance thus far, the league’s least valuable..." December 05
At nets shootaround, Deron Williams, Kirilenko, Pierce and terry are out tonight
New York Post "Nets assistant coach Lawrence Frank is in the process of retaining “high-powered” legal counsel, presumably to settle a buyout with the franchise in the wake of being “re-assigned” by head coach Jason Kidd, a league source told The Post. When the Nets hired Frank — a former head coach with the..." December 05
Lawrence Frank has been "reassigned" to doing daily reports, Kidd announces. No longer on the Nets' bench as asst coach.