Nets Rumors & News

  • Nets Interested In Shabazz Muhammad?

    Hoops Rumors "Shabazz Muhammad will be a restricted free agent this offseason and Darren Wolfson of (podcast) hears that the Nets are a team to keep an eye on. Brooklyn has pursued several restricted free agents since Sean Marks took over GM duties, though the organization has been unsuccessful in its..." April 20

  • The NBA Players Who Are Too Busy Complaining To Get Back On D

    Five Thirty Eight "As someone who each week watches about a dozen NBA games for a living, I have my fair share of pet peeves. Like many fans, I lose my patience with the glitchy League Pass whenever I’m forced to stream a game on my laptop. By the ends of close games, I’ve often lost interest during the 15-minute..." April 20

  • This Is The NBA Draft Order And Lottery Odds After Tiebreakers Were Decided

    Dime Magazine "The NBA Draft Lottery isn’t until May 16, but the ping-pong ball fun got started on Tuesday when the league broke all the necessary tiebreakers for the lottery odds and 16 non-lottery spots in the draft. In total, there were five ties broken on Tuesday by way of the all powerful ping-pong ball..." April 18

  • Here Is The BIG3 Basketball League’s Full 10-City Schedule For The Summer

    Uproxx "The BIG3’s full 10-week, 10-city schedule has been released, as the fledgling basketball league filled with former NBA stars like Allen Iverson, Jason Williams, Stephen Jackson, Chauncey Billups and many more will begin in late June with their inaugural games at the Barclays Center in..." April 18

  • Nets set their sights on ‘the best passer in the world’

    New York Post "Two of the most important men for the Nets’ summer live in Moscow, and general manager Sean Marks is flying to see them both this week: team owner Mikhail Prokhorov and top target Milos Teodosic. Marks and Nets coach Kenny Atkinson head to ONEXIM headquarters to meet with Prokhorov, then they..." April 18

  • NBA GMs looking to tweak contract buyout and waiver process

    Fanrag Sports "A majority of general managers in the NBA are urging the league to begin a dialogue on possible tweaks to the in-season contract buyout and waiver process, according to a report from The Vertical. Among front office and personnel, there’s an ongoing worry regarding the buyout process. The..." April 13

  • Bulls claim playoff spot with 112-73 victory

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Dwyane Wade had his eye on the postseason from the moment he signed with the Chicago Bulls. It took all 82 games of the regular season, but Wade and his hometown team finally got their wish. "As a player, 14 years, I think I've been in 12 playoffs," Wade said. "This is what..." April 12

  • Nets to sit 6 against Bulls, who can make playoffs with victory

    ESPN "With one game remaining, the Brooklyn Nets announced they're going to sit six of their players for Wednesday's finale against the Chicago Bulls. The Nets announced Trevor Booker, Jeremy Lin and Brook Lopez will all sit out due to rest, while injuries will sideline Quincy Acy (ankle), Joe Harris..." April 12

  • Nets GM Candidate Gave A Super Depressing Reason For Turning Down Job

    NESN "What’s worse than being the worst team in basketball? Being the worst team in basketball with no immediate hope for the future. Such is the plight of the Brooklyn Nets. Thanks to an incredibly ill-fated 2013 trade with the Boston Celtics, the Nets not only are an awful team but cannot benefit..." April 12

  • Only one of Warriors’ Big Four missed the cut in NBA’s 15 most popular jerseys

    Fox Sports "When it comes to selling merchandise, popularity matters. That’s the case in the NFL and MLB, and it’s certainly true in the NBA. That’s part of the reason Stephen Curry has dominated jersey sales for quite a while now. His reign of having the most popular jersey in the league continued this..." April 11

  • Celtics beat Nets, grab one-game lead in East

    The Sports Xchange "BOSTON -- The magic number is one for the Boston Celtics to clinch the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Boston players were in their locker room after a 114-105 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night when the Cleveland Cavaliers, playing without the resting LeBron James and Kyrie..." April 10

  • Robin Lopez has hilarious take on brother nearing Nets’ scoring record

    Sportsnaut "Twins have special relationships. They can sometimes feel when the other one is going through pain. They are almost literally tied at the hip. This is no different when it comes to Robin Lopez of the Chicago Bulls and his twin brother, Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets. Though, the two surely..." April 08

  • Bulls suffer devastating loss to Nets

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Jimmy Butler hit his shots and did his usual thing on offense, but in a game the Chicago Bulls absolutely needed, their defensive inconsistencies appeared at the most inopportune time. Butler produced another big game with 33 points, but the Bulls were done in by a poor first..." April 08

  • Boston Celtics Clinch NBA Draft Lottery No. 1 Seed Via Trade with Brooklyn Nets

    Bleacher Report "With the Phoenix Suns' 120-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday at Talking Stick Resort Arena, the Brooklyn Nets (19-60) clinched the NBA's worst record and gave the Boston Celtics the No. 1 seed in the draft lottery May 16. Matt Moore of CBS Sports broke the news of..." April 08

  • Nets expected to pursue Otto Porter this summer

    Larry Brown Sports "The Brooklyn Nets may be putting their radar on Otto Pilot this offseason. Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports on Thursday that the Nets are expected to go after “some max salary restricted free-agent wings” in the summer, including forward Otto Porter of the Washington Wizards. Porter,..." April 07

  • NBA ProJects $101MM Salary Cap Next Season

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA’s latest salary cap projection for the 2017/18 season is now $101MM, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. That’s an increase of nearly $7MM over this season’s cap of $94.1MM but lower than previous projections. The tax level is projected to rise $8MM to $121MM next season,..." April 07

  • Magic defeat Nets, snap five-game slide

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Orlando Magic point guard Elfrid Payton is driven today by the thought of next season. It's the only way to be. Payton is finishing with a flourish, even if his team is not, as Orlando snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the lowly Brooklyn Nets, 115-107..." April 06

  • Nets blast 76ers for season-high third win in row

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- The Brooklyn Nets could be playing out the string. Instead they are playing their best basketball of the season. Brook Lopez and Jeremy Lin scored 16 points apiece as the fast-starting Nets routed the Philadelphia 76ers 141-118 on Tuesday night, extending their winning streak..." April 05

  • Nets Signed, Waived Cliff Alexander, Prince Ibeh

    Hoops Rumors "Before signing Archie Goodwin to a rest-of-season contract to fill their 15th roster spot, the Nets made a series of moves designed to honor commitments made to a pair of players this season. As Ben Nadeau of Basketball Insiders tweets, the club signed and waived Cliff Alexander, then did the same..." April 04

  • ESPN replacing Sage Steele with Michelle Beadle as 'NBA Countdown' host

    Sporting News "As the NBA playoffs approach, ESPN is making a key personnel change. Network veteran Sage Steele is out. Michelle Beadle is in, the network announced Tuesday. Beadle, who rose to popularity as personality on ESPN2's "SportsNation," will become the full-time host on "NBA Countdown," leading..." April 04

  • Nets finalizing two-year deal with Archie Goodwin

    Fanrag Sports "According to a Monday morning report from Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports’ The Vertical, the Brooklyn Nets are on the verge of signing shooting guard Archie Goodwin to a two-year contract. While his second 10-day contract with the Nets will expire on Monday, Goodwin will now not only finish out..." April 03

  • Lopez, Nets sink slumping Hawks

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Inside a quiet Atlanta Hawks locker room, Tim Hardaway Jr. held his head inside his jersey for a few minutes while other players huddled around small phone screens to view out-of-town scores relative to their playoff positioning. The Hawks could have been watching those scores..." April 02

  • Smith's clutch shot helps Pistons sink Nets

    The Sports Xchange "AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Coach Stan Van Gundy begged his struggling team for better ball movement. The Detroit Pistons finally listened to him at a crucial moment. Tobias Harris found Ish Smith in the corner for a go-ahead 3-pointer with 28.5 seconds remaining, and the Pistons snapped a..." March 30

  • Shorthanded Sixers win battle with Nets

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Separation was hard to come by for the Philadelphia 76ers in a game that coach Brett Brown described as a "fistfight". Fortunately for the 76ers, Robert Covington was perfectly positioned under the basket for a key basket down the stretch. Covington totaled 21 points and 13..." March 28

  • Adam Silver wants NBA woman head coach 'sooner than later'

    ESPN "Adam Silver not only believes that there will be a woman head coach in the NBA, but the NBA commissioner told ESPN he wants it to happen "sooner rather than later." "There definitely will," Silver said when asked about a woman becoming an NBA head coach. "And I think it is on me to sort of..." March 28

  • Lin, Lopez propel Nets past reeling Hawks

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- The Brooklyn Nets had the rare opportunity on Sunday to protect a lead and coach Kenny Atkinson was happy to have veteran Jeremy Lin at his disposal to make it happen. Lin was instrumental in helping the Nets run off to a 22-point lead and then take care of it in a 107-92 win over..." March 26

  • Wall, Beal propel Wizards in season sweep of Nets

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- The Washington Wizards are back in the postseason after a one-year absence. They also appear back in the groove that helped them overcome a dismal start and become a true contender in the Eastern Conference. John Wall scored 22 points and Bradley Beal had 19 as the..." March 24

  • Nets rally past Suns

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Coming off a dramatic last-second win, the Brooklyn Nets saw things going south in a hurry Thursday. Their attempts to win consecutive games for the first time in nearly a year started with a state of confusion, and the Nets were so out of sorts that during a timeout, pens went..." March 23

  • March Madness Beat 2016 NBA Playoffs In Ad Revenue By $200M

    Real GM Basketball "March Madness generated $1.24 billion in advertising revenue for CBS and Turner in 2016. The two networks pay a combined $800 million per year to broadcast the NCAA tournament and that figure will increase to more than $1 billion beginning in 2024. The advertising revenue generated for CBS and..." March 23

  • NBA takes wrong approach to scheduling issue

    USA Today "There’s well-meaning, and then there’s meddling. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s letter to owners, urging them to get more involved in the decision to rest key players and warning of “significant penalties” for teams that flout league rules, will do little to stem the growing problem and might..." March 22

  • Can Nets pry Kentavious Caldwell-Pope away from Pistons?

    New York Post "With up to $33 million to spend — and seemingly as many holes to fill on the roster — the Nets will be looking to strike it big in free agency this summer. And Tuesday they got an up-close look at one of their top targets: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Both scouts and former teammates told The Post..." March 22

  • Steve Kerr, Rick Carlisle, Gregg Popovich agree rest unrest fixable

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he would be willing to cut his own salary if the NBA shortened the schedule as a potential solution to the issue of stars resting during regular-season games as preventative maintenance. "I wouldn't be opposed to it, even at the expense to my own..." March 22

  • Lopez's buzzer-beater lifts Nets over Pistons

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Since entering the NBA in 2008, Brook Lopez experienced multiple coaches, different front office regimes, multiple trade rumors and many productive nights. One of the few things Lopez never experienced was hitting a buzzer-beating shot. Lopez finally crossed a game-winner..." March 21

  • Barea provides 4th-quarter spark, Mavs beat Nets

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The Dallas Mavericks were embarrassed and humiliated Friday night in Philadelphia. Less than 48 hours later, the feeling was significantly different. J.J. Barea was a big reason for the change of mood inside the Dallas locker room. Barea scored 11 of his 20 points in the..." March 19

  • Crowder, Celtics stave off upset-minded Nets

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Throughout the NCAA Tournament, teams win close games and describe the feeling as "surviving and moving on." Missing Isaiah Thomas' ability to score in bunches and consistently make plays, the Boston Celtics experienced the pro version of surviving and moving on. And..." March 17

  • Dwight Howard Expected Magic To Trade Him To Brooklyn In 2011

    Real GM Basketball "Now that Dwight Howard has had a quiet and productive existence with the Atlanta Hawks, he talked about the end of his time with the Orlando Magic. Howard claims the Magic agreed to trade him after the 2011 lockout before he could opt out in 2012. Howard ended up opting in with the Magic in..." March 17

  • Knicks' O'Quinn: Nets 'shouldn't be in the gym with us'

    New York Post "The Nets beat the Knicks not once, but twice this week. And rather than humility, the reaction coming from some corners of the Knicks locker room was pure salt. According to forward Kyle O’Quinn, Brooklyn’s lightly regarded roster didn’t even belong on the court at the Garden with the Knicks,..." March 17

  • Nets dump Knicks for rare road win

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets have been a rejuvenated team since Jeremy Lin returned from a hamstring injury. In his 11th game back Thursday, Lin provided a spark, especially in the second half of Brooklyn's 121-110 win over the New York Knicks, his former team, at Madison Square Garden...." March 16

  • How Nets’ green light has revolutionized Brook Lopez’s game

    New York Post "Two years ago at the trade deadline, the expected Brook Lopez rumors swirled. The Nets dealt Kevin Garnett to Minnesota and were on the verge of shipping Lopez to Oklahoma City. Lopez was so sure this time would be the time, he called a buddy to go to his room and pack a bag. “I didn’t know..." March 16

  • Nets To Sign Archie Goodwin To 10-Day Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Nets are filling the open spot on their roster by signing Archie Goodwin to a 10-day contract, reports Shams Charania of The Vertical (via Twitter). When Brooklyn’s deal with Goodwin is officially finalized, the team will have a full 15-man squad once again. A first-round pick in 2013,..." March 15

  • Westbrook's 33rd triple-double leads Thunder past Nets

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- For a moment, there was almost unilateral confusion among the Oklahoma City Thunder players. Russell Westbrook grabbed a defensive rebound with 4:40 left in the fourth quarter and 13,911 in Barclays Center erupted before rising to their feet for a standing ovation. "They..." March 14

  • Why the Nets aren’t losing by so much anymore

    New York Post "When the Nets play host to the crosstown rival Knicks on Sunday at Barclays Center, it will be the first time the home crowd has seen them since Feb. 15. It has been almost a month, and a pretty busy one. Brooklyn got a needed reset with the NBA All-Star break, then went out on their final..." March 12

  • Nets beat Knicks to end home losing streak

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Thoughts of their 16-game home losing streak never entered the minds of the Brooklyn Nets. Instead, the emphasis was answering the challenge to bring energy to the first game back from a lengthy road trip. The Nets succeeded in doing so and it resulted in their first home..." March 12

  • Mavericks survive battle with Nets

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks probably didn't expect much of a fight from the NBA's worst team, but they got one. If it wasn't for a fourth-quarter surge, the Mavs likely wouldn't have escaped American Airlines Center with Friday night's 105-96 win over the Brooklyn Nets. Dallas went on a..." March 11

  • Schroder, Hawks top Nets

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Dennis Schroder is in good graces again and the Atlanta Hawks have a badly needed victory. Schroder, benched in the previous game, scored 31 points Wednesday night and had a key late steal as the Hawks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 110-105 win over the Brooklyn..." March 09

  • Nets blow past Grizzlies in fourth quarter

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- After the Brooklyn Nets had gotten just about whatever they wanted on the offensive end and defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 122-109 on Monday night at FedExForum, guard Sean Kilpatrick (23 points) called Memphis a "great defensive team." He was speaking historically and..." March 07

  • McCollum leads Trail Blazers past Nets

    The Sports Xchange "PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Portland Trail Blazers aren't looking for style points these days. Just victories. The Trail Blazers lost all of a 15-point second-quarter lead, then regrouped to pull out a 130-116 victory over the Brooklyn Nets Saturday night at Moda Center. "We could have done..." March 05

  • Hill carries Jazz past Nets

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY – Measuring his most recent game by his own personal standards, George Hill came away feeling dissatisfied with his performance. Hill did not feel like he was doing enough to get involved in the offense. He embraced a simple goal to foster a bounce-back game: get teammates..." March 04

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver says All-Star Game needs 'reset'

    ESPN "NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that changes will come to the league's All-Star Game next year. Chris Paul, the National Basketball Players Association president, called Silver to discuss changing the league's showcase game shortly after the Western Conference raced past the Eastern..." March 04

  • Nets defeat Kings to end 16-game slide

    The Sports Xchange "SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Brook Lopez did not see the need to spend much time Wednesday talking about his personal milestone. Not when wins have been so few and far between from the Brooklyn Nets. "Really, it's just great to break through," he said. Lopez scored 24 points and went over the..." March 02

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