Brooklyn Nets News and Rumors

  • Shootaround (Dec. 3): LeBron says 'honeymoon stage is over' for…

    Shootaround (Dec. 3): LeBron says 'honeymoon stage is over' for Cleveland Cavaliers

    nba.com Updated Dec 3 (3 days ago)
    LeBron: 'Honeymoon stage is over' | Nets' offer sheet for Motiejunas has back-out options | Season could start earlier next year | Return date is up to Jackson
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  • Clippers bounce back with blowout beatdown of LeBron's lifeless…

    Clippers bounce back with blowout beatdown of LeBron's lifeless Cavs

    yahoo.com Dec 2 (4 days ago)
    After seeing their white-hot start to the 2016-17 NBA season stall with three straight losses, capped by a wild Tuesday night defeat that saw them blow an 18-point lead to the Brooklyn Nets, we’ve spent the last week wondering what’s wrong with the Los …
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  • Nets come back, beat Clippers in craziest game of the season so…

    Nets come back, beat Clippers in craziest game of the season so far

    yahoo.com nba.com Nov 30 (6 days ago)
    The ejection of Doc Rivers was just one of the wild moments in Tuesday’s game. (Associated Press) Tuesday’s slate of NBA games did not immediately jump off the page prior to the night’s tipoffs. It’s a wonderful fact of the league, though, that those se…
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  • Paul Pierce missed a dunk so badly that CP3 gave him CPR

    Paul Pierce missed a dunk so badly that CP3 gave him CPR

    yahoo.com Nov 30 (6 days ago)
    Paul Pierce had a frustrating night against the Nets. (Associated Press) The NBA often proves the old adage that Father Time is undefeated. Former stars and future Hall of Famers lose their athleticism with little warning, often resulting in sad display…
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  • Doc Rivers Got Thrown Out Of The Clippers’ Game Against Brookly…

    Doc Rivers Got Thrown Out Of The Clippers’ Game Against Brooklyn After Freaking Out On A Ref

    dimemag.com Nov 29 (6 days ago)
    Doc Rivers explosion after being T'd up with game on line pic.twitter.com/rPjxNQprJe — Rob Perez (@World_Wide_Wob) November 30, 2016 Tuesday’s game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Brooklyn Nets was surprisingly entertaining, but the biggest firewor…
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  • This Missed Travel And Double Dribble May Be The Worst No-Call …

    This Missed Travel And Double Dribble May Be The Worst No-Call In NBA History

    dimemag.com Nov 29 (6 days ago)
    Sometimes, it takes NBA players a possession or two to get into the flow of a game. Apparently, that also applies to NBA referees. On Tuesday night, the Brooklyn Nets faced off with the Los Angeles Clippers and, on the first possession of the game, Nets…
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  • Matt Barnes Launched This Would-Be Alley-Oop Right Into The Goa…

    Matt Barnes Launched This Would-Be Alley-Oop Right Into The Goal For Three

    dimemag.com Nov 27
    Whatever works ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ pic.twitter.com/ka3BTbJqod — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 28, 2016 Life has a way of working out sometimes. That’s what happened to Matt Barnes on Sunday night during the Kings-Nets game when he tried to throw an a…
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  • Damian Lillard Hit An Outrageous Circus Shot While Falling To T…

    Damian Lillard Hit An Outrageous Circus Shot While Falling To The Floor

    dimemag.com Nov 20
    The Portland Trail Blazers are in Brooklyn taking on the Nets for some daytime Sunday action, but Damian Lillard doesn’t need it to be primetime to put on a show. He’s been one of the best shotmakers in the NBA for years now, and he outdid himself with …
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  • Chris Paul And DeAndre Jordan Prove The Evil Clippers Can Be Go…

    Chris Paul And DeAndre Jordan Prove The Evil Clippers Can Be Goofballs, Too

    dimemag.com Nov 15
    Chris Paul and the Evil Los Angeles Clippers remain red hot to start the season, as they improved to 10-1 on Monday night by beating the pride out of the Brooklyn Nets, 127-95. Paul led the way in scoring with 21 points, but this was a master class in d…
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  • The Knicks Surprised A U.S. Army Veteran With A Service Dog, An…

    The Knicks Surprised A U.S. Army Veteran With A Service Dog, And His Reaction Was Perfect

    dimemag.com Nov 10
    The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are locked in an early battle to see which team can be the Big Apple’s most disappointing basketball franchise. On Wednesday night, the struggling Knicks, with their inability to handle the Zen Master’s triangle sch…
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  • Brandon Jennings takes Knicks teammate Willy Hernangomez to hos…

    Brandon Jennings takes Knicks teammate Willy Hernangomez to hostility school

    yahoo.com Nov 10
    Playing in two boroughs of the same city, the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets supposedly have a rivalry, even if both teams have been in the lottery more often than not over the past decade. Never mind the fact the two franchises have played a total o…
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  • Nets' Isaiah Whitehead out, Greivis Vasquez waived

    Nets' Isaiah Whitehead out, Greivis Vasquez waived

    nba.com Nov 9
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Isaiah Whitehead was placed in the concussion protocol, Yogi Ferrell was signed and Greivis Vasquez waived as the Brooklyn Nets try to deal with an injury-riddled point guard corps.
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  • Jeremy Lin will miss at least two weeks with a hamstring strain

    Jeremy Lin will miss at least two weeks with a hamstring strain

    Jeremy Lin’s strong start to the season will be stalled for a couple of weeks. (AP) The Brooklyn Nets entered the 2016-17 NBA season expected to be one of the league’s worst teams, as new general manager Sean Marks and head coach Kenny Atkinson begin re…
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  • The view from the Brooklyn Nets’ Sisyphean climb from NBA purga…

    The view from the Brooklyn Nets’ Sisyphean climb from NBA purgatory

    yahoo.com Oct 30
    BOSTON — It’s been more than three years since the Brooklyn Nets mortgaged their future in a trade with the Boston Celtics for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, and they still can’t escape it. They’ve tumbled downhill ever since, from 49 wins in 2012-13 to…
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  • Nets guard Jeremy Lin donates $1M to Harvard

    Nets guard Jeremy Lin donates $1M to Harvard

    nba.com Oct 26
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin is donating $1 million to Harvard to help pay for renovation of the school's basketball arena and for undergraduate financial aid.
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  • HOOP DREAMS: How The Brooklyn Nets Will Win The 2017 NBA Title

    HOOP DREAMS: How The Brooklyn Nets Will Win The 2017 NBA Title

    dimemag.com Oct 24
    Getty Image/USA TODAY Sports Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other you’ll read before the 2016-17 season tips off. The premise is simple. We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can…
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  • Shootaround (Oct. 23): Devin Booker ready to rise with young Su…

    Shootaround (Oct. 23): Devin Booker ready to rise with young Suns

    nba.com Oct 23
    Devin Booker ready to rise | Nets hope to bounce back | Warriors have a "scoring" issue
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  • Anthony Bennett Hilariously Tells Nets Fans ‘Don’t Watch Us Pla…

    Anthony Bennett Hilariously Tells Nets Fans ‘Don’t Watch Us Play This Season’

    dimemag.com Oct 12
    I’M DEAD (via @NBA_Reddit/@shaqtin) pic.twitter.com/uy7j0oouwE — James Herbert (@outsidethenba) October 11, 2016 The Brooklyn Nets franchise is in the retooling phase after smartly hiring Sean Marks as their general manager and buying out Joe Johnson’s …
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  • Carmelo Anthony Didn’t Exactly Give New Nets Guard Jeremy Lin A…

    Carmelo Anthony Didn’t Exactly Give New Nets Guard Jeremy Lin A Ringing Endorsement

    Getty Image It’s no secret that Carmelo Anthony was more than little bit resentful about the way Jeremy Lin seized the spotlight during his Linsanity days in New York. He even went so far as to call the contract Houston offered Lin the following summer …
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  • Jeremy Lin’s Latest Non-Basketball Venture Is An Appearance In …

    Jeremy Lin’s Latest Non-Basketball Venture Is An Appearance In An Incredible Hulk Comic

    dimemag.com Sep 16
    Getty Image Jeremy Lin has had a hell of an offseason. Speaking in strictly basketball terms, Lin has been successful, landing a multi-year deal to be the starting point guard of the Brooklyn Nets. Outside of basketball, he’s had even more fun, appearin…
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  • The Nets Reveal Sleek New Alternate ‘Remix’ Uniforms That Honor…

    The Nets Reveal Sleek New Alternate ‘Remix’ Uniforms That Honor The Organization’s Past

    dimemag.com Sep 14
    Twitter (@BrooklynNets) For their opening-night game against the Indiana Pacers on October 26, the Brooklyn Nets will wear their new “Brooklyn Remix” uniforms — a design that pays homage to the mid-to-late 80s New Jersey Nets. The new design, which was …
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  • Video - Nets Outlast Bucks 01:33

    Nets Outlast Bucks

    Mar 20
    The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
  • Video - Cavs Continue Home Dominance 00:54

    Cavs Continue Home Dominance

    Mar 18
    Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving each posted double-doubles as the Cavs captured their 14th straight win at home with a 117-92 victory over the Nets.
  • Video - Wade Powers Heat Past Nets 01:14

    Wade Powers Heat Past Nets

    Mar 11
    Dwyane Wade scored 28 points in the Heat's 104-98 win over the Nets.
  • Video - Pelicans Down Nets For Third Straight Win 01:12

    Pelicans Down Nets For Third Straight Win

    Mar 10
    The Pelicans used a balanced attack of six players scoring in double digits in a 111-91 win over the Nets.