Nets Rumors & News

  • 14 NBA Teams Lost Money in 2016-17

    SLAM Online "As many as 14 NBA teams lost money last season before accounting for revenue sharing, according to an ESPN report. Five of those teams—Memphis, Charlotte, Indiana, Milwaukee and Utah—have reportedly received at least $15 million in payouts each of the past four seasons. After revenue sharing..." September 19

  • Bob Delaney will no longer oversee NBA's game officials

    ESPN "Bob Delaney, the NBA's Vice President for Referee's Development and Performance, will no longer oversee the league's game officials, league sources tell ESPN. The NBA has been pursuing a more data-driven and analytical management structure over the NBA's referees, integrating searching more..." September 18

  • NBA Releases ‘I’m Why’ Commercials To Preview the 2017-18 Season

    SLAM Online "With a series of new documentary-style commercials, the NBA launched the next chapter of the “This Is Why We Play” campaign on Monday. The new series entitled “I’m Why” portrays the unique perspectives that make NBA basketball special. " September 18

  • ACL injury in NBA athletes not associated with number of minutes played

    Healio "Results published in Orthopedics showed the risk for ACL injury among players did not increase with the number of minutes played in a single National Basketball Association game. To determine the influence of minutes played on injury risk, researchers assessed minutes played in the injury game,..." September 18

  • Stephon Marbury Says His ‘Numbers’ Are Worthy Of The Basketball Hall of Fame

    Dime Magazine "Stephon Marbury may be attempting an NBA comeback, but he says it’s not for a Hall of Fame push. That’s because the 40-year-old says he already has Hall of Fame numbers. Marbury spoke to SI Now on Thursday and said his career numbers both in the NBA and playing in China are enough to justify..." September 15

  • Report: NBA commissioner may soon have power to fine teams for resting players

    CBS Sports "The NBA may soon have new rules for the draft lottery. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported Friday that the competition committee has sent the reform proposal through to the Board of Governors, who will vote on the issue at the end of September. Much of the focus of that report is on the..." September 15

  • Report: NBA Would Prefer Teams Lie About Injuries

    Deadspin "Adrian Wojnarowski has another scoop related to an upcoming NBA board of governors meeting, during which potential rule changes will be voted on, and this one makes the league look pretty stupid This is in response to the occasional fits the league gets thrown into when a (not coincidentally)..." September 15

  • NBA board of governors to vote on draft lottery reform Sept. 28

    ESPN "The NBA's Competition Committee has recommended the league's proposal on draft lottery reform, sending it to the board of governors for a vote on Sept. 28, league sources told ESPN. The draft reform changes would start with the 2019 Draft, if passed by the board of governors. Among proposed..." September 15

  • Marbury: I’ve ‘spoken’ to an NBA team

    New York Post "Stephon Marbury hopes to finish off his basketball career back in the NBA. The 40-year old guard is playing in the Chinese Basketball Association this season for the Beijing Fly Dragons and when the league ends in February or March he wants to join an NBA franchise. “I’ve spoken to a team,”..." September 14

  • NBA lottery changes would be nice, but will not fix the league's real problem

    CBS Sports "The NBA lottery system is again under scrutiny, and it looks like this time, there may be some real change. A report last week from ESPN outlined myriad changes the competition committee and NBA Board of Governors were to examine this week to the NBA's system for determining draft order. Among..." September 12

  • Proposal for NBA draft lottery reform to disincentivize tanking, set even odds for worst teams

    USA Today "When the NBA’s competition committee meets to discuss lottery reform later this week, it will be presented with a proposal designed to disincentivize the race for the league’s worst record and best odds to win the draft lottery. The proposal has three main elements, four people with direct..." September 11

  • Tyler Zeller Worked Out For Nets

    Hoops Rumors "In addition to working out Jared Sullinger in late August, the Nets recently brought in free agent center Tyler Zeller for an audition, according to Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders (Twitter link). It’s the first update we’ve heard in more than two months on Zeller, who was waived by the..." September 08

  • Nets owner still looking to sell team… eventually

    Pro Basketball Talk "You can be sure that the $2.2 billion price tag for the sale of the Houston Rockets had a number of other NBA owners thinking “maybe I should look into selling.” Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov was already considering selling a controlling interest in the Nets. He still is up for it, but..." September 08

  • Archie Goodwin, Trail Blazers Reportedly Agree to Training Camp Contract

    Bleacher Report "The Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to a training camp deal with point guard Archie Goodwin, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Goodwin appeared in just 15 NBA games last season" September 07

  • GMs say tampering is part of the NBA: Not cheating means 'not trying'

    CBS Sports "Tampering is a part of the NBA. This is a common fact that has become more accepted over the years. General managers and agents around the league work behind the scenes to get deals done before they're technically allowed to. This is why contracts are agreed upon the second free agency begins, and..." September 06

  • Jared Sullinger’s agent says free agent ‘exploring the opportunity’ of signing with Nets

    New York Daily News "Free agent Jared Sullinger is "exploring the opportunity" of signing with the Nets, his agent David Falk told the Daily News. On Tuesday a picture surfaced on social media of Sullinger wearing Nets gear while posing with Brooklyn's D'Angelo Russell at the team's practice facility. However,..." August 29

  • D'Angelo Russell Says He Wants Teams to 'Hate' the Nets

    Bleacher Report "D'Angelo Russell has a chip on his shoulder, and he's going to try to put it to good use during his first season with the Brooklyn Nets. "I want teams to hate us," Russell said Thursday at the Brooklyn Nets Summer Basketball Camp, according to Nets Daily's Anthony Puccio. "We've struggled over..." August 25

  • Nets rookie doesn’t care what you think about his hobbies

    New York Post "Jarrett Allen had read all the rumors and heard all the haters. He doesn’t love basketball, they assumed. He isn’t committed to the game, they accused. Rubbish, he replied. Allen said being a dedicated pro and well-rounded person aren’t mutually exclusive. Brooklyn’s first-round pick insists..." August 14

  • Sean Kilpatrick Talks Juice Lab, Working Out With Kevin Durant and Brooklyn’s Offseason

    SLAM Online "Nets guard Sean Kilpatrick has one of the more interesting stories of any player in the NBA. The New York native was a college star at Cincinnati, averaging over 20 points per game in his senior year and was a consensus second-team All-American. However, he went undrafted in 2014 and bounced..." August 13

  • NBA expected to approve player-resting rules

    Chicago Sun-Times "NBA owners are expected to approve player-resting rules in September designed to cut back on teams benching healthy players for regular-season games, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak..." August 10

  • 2017 NBA Mexico City Games schedule info

    Inside Hoops "The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Zignia Live announced today that NBA Mexico City Games 2017 will feature the Brooklyn Nets playing regular-season games against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, Dec. 7, and the Miami Heat on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico. The..." August 09

  • Nets need Allen Crabbe to provide more than just sweet shooting

    New York Post "The most sought-after trait in the NBA is shooting, and Nets newcomer Allen Crabbe does just that — “just” being the operative word. Whether he can do anything else will determine if last month’s trade is a success or failure. There was a feeling the Nets dodged a bullet when Portland matched..." August 06

  • Mikhail Prokhorov could set $2 billion price tag for Brooklyn Nets sale

    New York Post "There’s no official sale book bouncing around yet when it comes to the Brooklyn Nets, but already the investment bank Allen & Co. has received several expressions of interest, The Post has learned. The basketball team owned by billionaire Russian Mikhail Prokhorov hoped to fetch around $2..." August 06

  • Why this Nets roster might not change for a long time

    New York Post "After spending the last month-and-a-half essentially trading cap space for assets, the Nets have stepped away from the fray and taken a break. According to industry sources, it could be a long one. “I think they’re done,’’ one source said. “I doubt they sign anyone else at..." August 06

  • Did Nick Young take shot at D’Angelo Russell with T-shirt at Drew League?

    Larry Brown Sports "Swaggy P is quickly becoming Subtle P from the looks of it. Golden State Warriors swingman Nick Young made an appearance at a Drew League game on Saturday and was spotted on the Warriors’ official Snapchat Story wearing a T-shirt that read “You Snitch.” That shirt could be interpreted by..." August 06

  • Joe Harris: Nets track color of players' urine

    Bleacher Report "The Brooklyn Nets' push to be at the forefront of NBA health and technology includes tracking the color of each player's urine, according to guard Joe Harris. Zach Lowe of ESPN wrote a feature on the Nets' attempt to rebuild from their franchise nadir, which includes heavy investments in..." August 03

  • Inside the Brooklyn Nets' attempt to rise from the ashes

    ESPN "The night before their last game of the season, the Brooklyn Nets' traveling party commandeered a private room at RPM Italian in Chicago for a mandatory dinner. Irina Pavlova, then president of Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding and liaison between the team and Russian ownership, stood to..." August 03

  • Nets Waive Archie Goodwin

    Hoops Rumors "The Nets have waived guard Archie Goodwin, the team announced today in a press release. Goodwin will become an unrestricted free agent on Sunday if and when he clears waivers. Goodwin, who will turn 23 next month, has had trouble finding a permanent home since being waived by the Suns prior to..." July 28

  • Prokhorov may be open to idea of selling controlling stake in the Nets

    New York Post "Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov, while focused on selling a minority stake in the franchise, has warmed recently to the possibility of offering a controlling slice of the team, sources close to the situation said. The change of heart comes after the initial reaction to the minority stake..." July 27

  • Jeannie Buss says she didn’t understand why Lakers signed Luol Deng and Timofey Mozgov

    Pro Basketball Talk "Last summer, the Lakers signed Luol Deng (four years, $72 million) and Timofey Mozgov (four years, $64 million) to contracts that immediately looked like liabilities. At worst, Deng and Mozgov would help the Lakers win just enough to lose their top-three protected 2017 first-round pick – which..." July 27

  • D’Angelo Russell on Having No Idea Why Magic Johnson Would Say He Isn’t a Leader

    Black Sports Online "D’Angelo Russell has talent, but he can’t be this naïve. The reason people question his leadership is because he snitched on Swaggy P’s cheating and other immature actions by him. Maybe Magic Johnson could have been nicer about his assessment, but he wasn’t lying. Russell was miffed by..." July 26

  • NBA Sees Expansion As Inevitable But Not Sure On Timeline

    Real GM Basketball "In an interview in June with C.J. McCollum for The Players Tribune, Adam Silver talked about expansion. "I think it's just a question of when's the right time to seriously start thinking about expansion," said Adam Silver. "Think about the state we're in the league right now, where amazing to..." July 26

  • Blazers Trade Allen Crabbe To Nets For Andrew Nicholson

    Real GM Basketball "The Portland Trail Blazers have traded Allen Crabbe to the Brooklyn Nets for Andrew Nicholson. The Blazers will waive and stretch Nicholson. Brooklyn signed Crabbe to a four-year, $75 million offer sheet during the 2016 offseason that the Blazers matched. Crabbe has a player option in the..." July 25

  • Nets Sign Guard Yakuba Ouattara To Two-Way Contract

    Hoops Rumors "The Nets have signed guard Yakuba Ouattara to a two-way contract, according to a team press release. The 6’3” Ouattara played for AS Monaco Basketball in the French LNB Pro A League last season. He appeared in 32 games and averaged 11.8 PPG and 3.3 RPG in 23.9 MPG. Ouattara is a prolific..." July 21

  • Paul Pierce, Stephen Jackson rip Carroll’s criticism of Raptors

    Sportsnet "DeMarre Carroll‘s comments on his way out of Toronto have caused quite a stir. Raptors head coach Dwane Casey may have refuted any idea that there was mistrust in his locker room last season, but that hasn’t stopped fans and media alike from weighing in on the matter from all corners, including..." July 21

  • Adam Silver predicts legal sports gambling ‘in the next few years’

    Larry Brown Sports "Long bullish regarding the prospect of legalizing sports gambling in the United States, NBA commissioner Adam Silver thinks it will happen sooner rather than later. Silver said Wednesday that he expects sports betting to be legalized within a few years, saying it would provide “enormous..." July 20

  • Stephen Jackson Said DeMarre Carroll Isn’t ‘Good Enough To Have An Opinion’

    Uproxx "DeMarre Carroll was traded from the Raptors to the Nets this offseason after two disappointing seasons in Canada. Carroll had injury issues that kept him from being on the floor consistently and Toronto and Carroll both seemed to need to move on from each other. Now in Brooklyn, reunited with..." July 20

  • DeMarre Carroll: Nets a better fit for me than the Raptors

    New York Post "DeMarre Carroll may be a southerner at heart, but the newest Net says coming to Brooklyn will be like a family reunion. And coach Kenny Atkinson is that family. By far the two best seasons of Carroll’s career came in Atlanta while Atkinson was the Hawks’ lead assistant. After the small forward..." July 19

  • NBA eliminates home and road uniforms, teases new Nike jerseys

    CBS Sports "NBA games will look a lot different next season, as the league has uniform major changes planned as they begin their partnership with Nike. One of the big changes in store is that the league is doing away with home and away jerseys, so expect to see plenty of color vs. color uniform matchups..." July 18

  • Nets guarantee Quincy Acy’s contract on same day he gets married

    Pro Basketball Talk "Quincy Acy‘s $1,709,538 salary for next season went from fully unguaranteed to fully guaranteed when the Nets didn’t waive him yesterday. Oh, and he got married. Congratulations to Acy on the wedding and the financial security, but his contract development was really a curse in disguise. If..." July 17

  • Brooklyn Nets' Jeremy Lin to detractors: 'We're making the playoffs' in 2017-18

    CBS Sports "The Brooklyn Nets were the worst team in the NBA last season, but Jeremy Lin says the will make the playoffs in 2017-18, proclaiming a postseason berth in a live Instagram video posted from Taiwan over the weekend. "We're making the playoffs," Lin said. "I don't care what anybody else tells..." July 17

  • The NBA Is Reportedly Moving Up The Trade Deadline Next Season

    Dime Magazine "The NBA trade deadline has, for years, happened after the NBA All-Star break. The weekend breeds trade rumors as executives have the chance to meet in person and reporters dig for details of those discussions amid the parties and festivities. Then, the week after celebrating the league’s best,..." July 13

  • Adam Silver: Changing NBA playoff structure 'not at top of agenda right now'

    CBS Sports "There has been talk for years about disregarding conferences when it comes to the NBA playoffs and seeding the teams 1-16 based on records. The idea resurfaced recently, after All-Stars Paul George and Jimmy Butler were traded to the Western Conference, making it even more formidable than it..." July 12

  • Olympic Channel to air all original broadcasts of 1992 Dream Team's gold medal run

    SI "We live in an endless era of basketball debates—LeBron versus Durant, should you or should you not trust The Process, and is Danny Ainge crazy or crazy like a leprechaun? Here’s the one thing most pro basketball fans can agree on is this: The 1992 United States Olympic Team is the greatest in the..." July 12

  • Nets’ patience looks like it will pay off in a big way

    New York Post "They say good things come to those who wait. The Nets hope that applies to free agents, like Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Nets general manager Sean Marks’ patience paid off when he held cap room for an entire season before using it to get D’Angelo Russell in a salary dump by the Lakers. It paid..." July 11

  • Jeremy Lin: Americans Underestimate Asian Men

    TMZ "Jeremy Lin believes Asian people have an uphill battle when it comes to making it in America -- essentially saying basketball players and non-athletes of Asian descent are "underestimated" in the U.S. The Brooklyn Nets star was giving an interview in Mandarin Chinese to an ESPN reporter when..." July 10

  • Gordon Hayward 'doesn't really want to be the man,' former Jazz teammate says

    Sporting News "Gordon Hayward's decision to join the Celtics over the Jazz came with a bit of controversy, namely from current and former Utah players. Trevor Booker, who currently plays power forward for the Nets, but spent two seasons with Hayward at Utah, took a shot at the new Celtics star. "Gordon's a..." July 10

  • Nets absolutely bamboozled Raptors in DeMarre Carroll trade

    Sportsnaut "The Brooklyn Nets made their second absolutely shocking trade of the summer on Saturday night, reportedly acquiring veteran wing DeMarre Carroll as well as a 2018 first and second-round pick from the Toronto Raptors for reserve center Justin Hamilton. This comes on the heels of Brooklyn..." July 09

  • Report: Raptors trade DeMarre Carroll, picks to Nets for Justin Hamilton

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Raptors have traded forward DeMarre Carroll, a future first-round and second-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets for centre Justin Hamilton, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski‏ is reporting. According to Wojnarowski, the move was made by the Raptors to shed themselves of Carroll’s..." July 09

  • Nets have free-agency dominoes crashing around them

    New York Post "The Nets’ free-agency Plan B just became a lot more accessible. If he’s willing to wait. Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, considered the Nets’ second choice among this summer’s crop of restricted free agents, became an unrestricted free agent on Friday after the Pistons renounced..." July 07

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