The NBA’s 44-minute game experiment came and went today without much fanfare, especially considering the stir of discussion it created earlier this week. We’ll have to wait and see if the league considers the common sentiment of players and coaches that…Upvote Share Tweet
Nets' Ratner to sell majority Barclays stakeESPN.com Oct 20 (yesterday)Brooklyn Nets minority owner Bruce Ratner is putting his majority share of Barclays Center on the market.Upvote Share Tweet
Rumors of Nets' desire to fire Kidd 'had legs'ESPN.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)In his first trip back to New York as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, Jason Kidd spoke about his departure from the Nets after just one season as Brooklyn's coach.Upvote Share TweetAfter undergoing an offseason makeover that saw two starters and a head coach skip town, the 2014-15 Brooklyn Nets figure to depend heavily on big bounce-back years from the bookend combo of former All-Stars Deron Williams, who's coming off summer surge…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)This coming Sunday, the Nets and Celtics will play a 44-minute exhibition game, the first of its kind. It’s an exploratory measure in an effort to give players more rest, and this is the first test case (not sure how one game provides enough information…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Deron Williams Use Four Straight Crossovers To Beat Ramon Sessionsdimemag.com Oct 15The Brooklyn Nets’ Deron Williams recently said that he is fully healthy and plans to regain his status as one of the league’s best point guards. He has a long way to go to reach his goal, but Williams showed a flash of the ability that once made him so…Upvote Share TweetIn an experimental effort to examine shorter NBA games, the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will shave a minute off each quarter and play a one-time only 44-minute preseason game at Barclays Center on Sunday. "At our recent coaches' meeting, we ha…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: NBA Considering Shortening Length Of Games To 44 Minutesdimemag.com Oct 14The Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets will play a 44-minute exhibition at the Barclays Center on Sunday. The game, which will feature 11-minute quarters, is the first legitimate implementation of the league’s ongoing consideration of shortening games fro…Upvote Share Tweet
DeMarcus Cousins Feels “Like I’m About 45 Years Old” After Grueling Summerdimemag.com Oct 10DeMarcus Cousins made his first USA Basketball team this summer after two previous tryouts. He was with them when they took gold at the FIBA World Cup in Spain. Two weeks later, training camps started, which includes this week’s trip to China to play ex…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 6Paul Pierce, who ended up signing with the Washington Wizards in free agency, said the Brooklyn Nets did not make him an offer over the summer.Upvote Share TweetSources tell ESPN.com that Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has expressed to at least one interested party that he is willing to give up majority control of the Brooklyn Nets for the right price.Upvote Share Tweet
Hollins: D-Will poised for bounceback seasonESPN.com Sep 28Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins is confident that Deron Williams will bounce back in 2014-15 following back-to-back seasons in which the three-time All-Star point guard was plagued by ankle injuries and struggled on the court as a result.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 26If we’re honest, there never was any question as to whether or not Kevin Garnett was returning to the Brooklyn Nets for the 2014-15 season. For one, Garnett is a competitor, and even if he continues to decline this season after 2013-14 tough go of thing…Upvote Share TweetBrooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Garnett, who is set to become just the fourth player in league history to play at least 20 NBA seasons, was non-committal when asked if this will be his final season.Upvote Share TweetTo a man, the Brooklyn Nets realize that the 2013-14 season was a bit of a disappointment. Despite winning a first-round series against Toronto, they were swept out of the playoffs by Miami.Upvote Share Tweet
Frank joins Clippers after buyout from NetsESPN.com Sep 25The Brooklyn Nets and assistant coach Lawrence Frank have reached a buyout agreement, allowing the 44-year-old to join the Los Angeles Clippers and become an assistant under Doc Rivers.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Andray Blatche Signs One-Year Deal In Chinadimemag.com Sep 20Say it ain’t so, Andray Blatche. According to his agency, Blatche has signed a one-year with the Xinjiang Guanghui Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association. Official: @drayblatche has signed a 1 year deal with the Xinjiang Guanghui Flying Tig…Upvote Share Tweet
Healthy Nets tone down expectations, want to fly under radar in 2014-15yahoo.com Sep 17Where's Brooklyn at? That was the question everyone in NBA circles was asking as Brooklyn stumbled out of the gate last season before righting the ship and advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals — where it eventually lost to the Miami Heat. The …Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Fully Healthy, Deron Williams Plans On Resuming Superstar Statusdimemag.com Sep 16The cause of Deron Williams’ basketball NBA nadir was no secret. The Brooklyn Nets’ supposed franchise cornerstone played on injured ankles in each of the last two seasons, culminating in the most disappointing campaign of his career in 2013-2014. When …Upvote Share TweetKevin Garnett isn’t going anywhere. Not only will the 38 year-old KG stave off retirement and play this season, but Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins has big plans for the future Hall-of-Famer, too. In a story chronicling the Nets’ offseason by ESPN’s …Upvote Share Tweet
Plumlee Leads Nets Past 76ersOct 20Mason Plumlee scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in the Nets' 99-88 win over the 76ers.
Celtics Top Nets In Shortened GameOct 19Playing in an experimental 44-minute preseason game, the Celtics defeated the Nets 95-90.
Nets Top Kings In OvertimeOct 15The Nets outscored the Kings 17-5 in overtime en route to a 129-117 win in a preseason game played in China.
NBA To Test Shorter GameOct 14Ohm Youngmisuk discusses a test run the NBA is giving to 44-minute games during Sunday's preseason matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics.
Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extensionOct 21The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quitOct 21The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas IIIOct 21The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
Windhorst: Cavs, Bulls look like East rivalsOct 20In a preseason clash of the Cavaliers and the Bulls, two things became clear: The Cavs are primed to be a fearsome offensive juggernaut, and Derrick Rose really and finally looks like he's back, writes Brian Windhorst.