Nets Rumors & News

  • 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

  • 11-year-old fan sends letters to all 30 NBA teams urging them to draft her favorite player

    SI "Monmouth senior Justin Robinson is the leading scorer in the MAAC, but at 5'8" he’ll need a little extra help to make it to the NBA. That’s where 11-year-old Monmouth fan Erica Schaeffer comes in. The Schaeffers are season ticket holders and Robinson is Erica’s favorite player. When her..." March 02

  • Curry, Thompson help Warriors clinch playoff berth

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- There was no champagne. No balloons. Heck, not even an announcement. Apparently, clinching a playoff these days is a mere formality for the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors became the first team in the league to clinch a playoff spot Saturday night, riding 51..." February 26

  • Nuggets hand Nets 15th straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- With Denver's young star off his game, the newcomer did his best Nikola Jokic impersonation. It worked out well for the Nuggets. Mason Plumlee stepped in for the struggling Jokic and finished two assists shy of a triple-double, Gary Harris scored a career-high 25 points and..." February 25

  • What Jeremy Lin hopes to accomplish in Nets’ lost season

    New York Post "The NBA season is two-thirds over, but for Jeremy Lin it might just as well be starting. With just 27 games left on the Nets’ schedule, and Lin finally making his return Friday in Denver, the team and its oft-injured floor general are hoping to win as many as possible. “I’m excited to see..." February 23

  • Nets waive Marcus Thornton

    Inside Hoops "The Brooklyn Nets waived guard Marcus Thornton today. Thornton, who was acquired by the Nets in a trade with the Wizards on February 22, has appeared in 483 career games " February 23

  • Nets To Acquire K.J. McDaniels

    Hoops Rumors " The Rockets have traded K.J. McDaniels to the Nets, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical (Twitter links). The deal will save the Rockets roughly $3.3MM, which the team plans on using once the buyout market establishes itself. " February 23

  • With less than 24 hours left, NBA trade deadline heats up

    KSL "We're not under 24 hours until the NBA's trade deadline. Here's what's going on with the Jazz and around the NBA. Derrick Favors trade looks unlikely Monday, ESPN's Zach Lowe reported that the Jazz have tested the market for Derrick Favors, seeing what kind of interest there is in the Jazz's..." February 22

  • Nets Trade Bojan Bogdanovic to Wizards

    Basketball Insiders "The Brooklyn Nets are trading Bojan Bogdanovic to the Washington Wizards, league sources tell The Vertical. Nets are sending Bogdanovic and Chris McCullough to the Wizards for Andrew Nicholson and a 2017 first-round pick." February 22

  • Nets Moving Closer To Trading Bojan Bogdanovic?

    Hoops Rumors "Teams with interest in Bojan Bogdanovic have suggested to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical (Twitter link) that they’re ramping up their offers. According to Wojnarowski, signs are pointing to the Nets soon choosing the best available deal for Bogdanovic. Bogdanovic, who will turn 28 in April,..." February 21

  • Nets Drop Asking Price For Brook Lopez

    Real GM Basketball " The Brooklyn Nets have dropped their asking price for Brook Lopez ahead of Thursday's trade deadline. The Nets have been seeking two first round picks in exchange for Lopez, but they now are willing to accept a first round pick and a second round pick." February 21

  • Ending Contracts To Watch At The Deadline

    Basketball Insiders "The Ending Contracts With the 2017 NBA Trade Deadline approaching on Thursday, February 23 at 3 p.m. EST, there is more and more chatter in NBA circles, and the biggest questions facing NBA teams is what to do with their ending contract or possible ending contract players. The bulk of deals..." February 21

  • What DeMarcus Cousins trade means for Brook Lopez

    New York Post "With the Nets reportedly fielding calls and gauging interest in Brook Lopez as Thursday’s trade deadline approaches, what does Sunday’s DeMarcus Cousins deal do for Lopez’s value or Brooklyn’s odds of trading him? It sure doesn’t help. Not one bit. The Nets aren’t actively shopping Lopez the..." February 21

  • Big questions, lots of answers before NBA trade deadline

    ESPN "Only a week or so ago, most league executives anticipated a quiet deadline. So many teams were in desperate win-now mode, few would sell off quality veterans to the grease the trade wheels. Teams just outside the contender circle wouldn't mortgage the future for a suicide mission against Golden..." February 21

  • Wizards reportedly interested in Lou Williams, Bogdanovic

    Sporting News "The in-form Wizards could have their eyes on the market this trade season. They've been the hottest team in the East since Christmas, and may be looking to add to their success by adding a veteran swingman to the mix. The Wizards reportedly have their eye on Los Angeles Lakers sixth man,..." February 20

  • Bucks send Nets to 16th home loss in row

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- As he conducted his final postgame television interview before heading to his first All-Star game Giannis Antetokounmpo said how much he loved having Khris Middleton back. The same applies for the rest of the Milwaukee Bucks, who watched their "security blanket in close games"..." February 15

  • Conley helps Grizzlies hand Nets 13th straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Before the game, Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale gave his team some simple instructions. Those instructions were to treat the final two games before the All-Star break as they were trailing a playoff series three games to two. Mid-February hardly is an elimination..." February 13

  • Heat beat Nets for 13th straight win

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- James Johnson was so effective on both ends for the Miami Heat that he drew comparisons to another guy named James who played for the team. Johnson scored a season-high 26 points and the Heat extended their winning streak to 13 games with a 108-99 comeback victory over the..." February 10

  • Wizards' Otto Porter shows Nets he’d be a valuable get in free agency

    New York Post "The Nets are bereft of draft picks, so their best hope for getting out of the Grand Canyon-sized hole into which they have put themselves into is to get lucky in free agency. The Wizards’ restricted free agent-to-be Otto Porter Jr. reminded them in Washington’s 114-110 overtime win Wednesday why..." February 09

  • NBA, Take-Two to Create Professional Videogame League

    Fox Sports "Think you’re one of the best NBA 2K players on the planet? Now, you’ll be able to prove it — and maybe even make a living doing it. The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced plans Wednesday to launch the NBA 2K eLeague, a new, professional..." February 09

  • Wizards squander lead but top Nets in OT

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The Washington Wizards found themselves in another long game and not playing well enough to win. For John Wall and Bradley Beal there was little doubt Otto Porter Jr. was responsible for Washington emerging with a win two nights after a marathon five-point overtime loss to the..." February 08

  • Adrian Wojnarowski Is Close To Joining ESPN

    Deadspin "NBA scoopmaster Adrian Wojnarowski is close to an agreement to leave Yahoo and join ESPN, according to multiple sources, a huge shakeup in the basketball reporting world that will have a wider-reaching effects beyond where you get your news. And according to one source, Wojnarowski isn’t the only..." February 08

  • Hornets hold off Nets with balanced attack

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Somebody was destined to snap a long losing streak on Tuesday night, and it turned out to be the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets ended a seven-game skid with a 111-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, in a bizarre game that went from terribly sloppy in the first half to..." February 07

  • Report: NBA also reduces projected 2018-19 salary cap to $103 million

    Pro Basketball Talk "Adam Silver said he dislikes the 1+1 contracts signed by players like LeBron James and Kevin Durant. The NBA commissioner might soon see players lock into longer deals more often and switch teams less often. Not only does it now project the 2017-18 salary cap to reach just $102 million, the..." February 07

  • Pitbull, Travis Scott and 'Inside the NBA' live will be at All-Star Weekend

    USA Today "TNT wants to party with you in New Orleans. The cable network is throwing a four-day bash for NBA All-Star Weekend, starting Thursday night with a free show from rapper Travis Scott and continuing all the way to Sunday. It's the "NBA on TNT Road Show," an extension of the branding the league..." February 07

  • The Brook Lopez trade rumors are here

    New York Post "Death. Taxes. And Brook Lopez’s name in trade rumors come February. The latest is New Orleans is looking to pair a skilled center with star big man Anthony Davis, and engaged with the Nets in talks over Lopez, according to The Vertical. While general manager Sean Marks did not return calls..." February 07

  • After singer flubs 'O Canada' lyrics, Raptors troll Nets on Twitter

    ESPN "The anthem singer for the Toronto Raptors- Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center Sunday struggled with the lyrics to "O Canada," and the Raptors responded by tweaking the Nets on Twitter. Amber Iman, a member of the national touring cast of the Broadway hit "Hamilton," couldn't remember the..." February 06

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