Same four guys -- Williams, Terry, Pierce, Kirilenko -- are out for the Nets tonight.
Pro Basketball Talk "It’s all on Jason Kidd now. Lawrence Frank is gone as a scapegoat, Kidd is in charge of the ship — a 5-14 ship with the worst defense in the NBA. You can see how bad the defense is by looking at the stats, where you see the Nets give up a league-worst 108.6 points per 100 possessions. You could..." December 07
New York Post "Despite getting annihilated by the crosstown rival Knicks at home Thursday 113-83, the Nets did receive a small dose of good news. In an interview with TNT during the game, Nets general manager Billy King said Deron Williams likely will return to the lineup for the Nets’ next home game, which..." December 06
Fansided "The Nets are now 5-14 on the season, and things don’t look like they will be getting better anytime soon. If they see light a light at the end of the tunnel, it is probably a train. Well, Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins, Julius Randle and a lot of other studs are in the upcoming draft, so things..." December 06
CBSSports.com "We learned a few things from the first installment of this supposed battle for New York. One of those things we already knew: The Brooklyn Nets are a mess. And they're Jason Kidd's mess to clean up, even if he doesn't think so. "I think you get evaluated by being whole. It starts there,"..." December 06
Grantland "Part 3 To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a leaguewide wrap-up every 33 days, or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In this episode — Part 3 of our video series — Bill and Jalen praise the funniest YouTube video, the biggest media-created controversy, the most..." December 06
New York Post "Rarely, has a game been more anticipated, more debated by area fans. Our Knicks are better than your Nets. Brooklyn will stomp Manhattan. Carmelo Anthony should own Kevin Garnett. Yes, it was a game everyone looked forward to seeing, a game everyone circled on the calendar. And then the season..." December 06
Grantland "Bill and Jalen are back! To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a league-wide wrap-up every 33 days — or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In their first episode, they crown the best team in the league, the best tanking performance thus far, the league’s least valuable..." December 05
At nets shootaround, Deron Williams, Kirilenko, Pierce and terry are out tonight
New York Post "Nets assistant coach Lawrence Frank is in the process of retaining “high-powered” legal counsel, presumably to settle a buyout with the franchise in the wake of being “re-assigned” by head coach Jason Kidd, a league source told The Post. When the Nets hired Frank — a former head coach with the..." December 05
Lawrence Frank has been "reassigned" to doing daily reports, Kidd announces. No longer on the Nets' bench as asst coach.
New York Post "Andrei Kirilenko’s timetable to return to the Nets still is unclear. “I feel awful,” Kirilenko told The Post about not being able to help his teammates on the court. “But what can I do?” He can’t get on the floor, unfortunately for him and the Nets, managing just 51 minutes across four games..." December 04
Denver Post "All Timofey Mozgov ever wanted to do was play. Just play. He'd do what the coaches wanted, even if it wasn't always done right. He loved basketball, but he wondered why the game couldn't love him back. That was last season. This season? This is entirely different. Mozgov looks entirely..." December 04
Nets Daily "Mirza Teletovic's European agent told Bosnian television Monday that he wants to see the Nets trade his client to another NBA team so that he can assume a "leadership position" similar to the one he has with the Bosnia national team. Miodrag Ražnatović told TV1 that he hopes to complete a deal..." December 03
NBA.com "Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce has been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the third metacarpal of the right hand, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. The injury occurred during the first half of the November 29 game at Houston. Pierce is expected to miss the next 2-4..." December 02
Deron Williams is out tomorrow vs Nuggets and doubtful against the Knicks on Thursday because of sprained ankle.
New York Post "Nets coach Jason Kidd tried to send a message when he benched nearly his entire starting lineup for the second half of Friday night’s blowout loss in Houston. Mission accomplished. Behind stellar play from Joe Johnson and Andray Blatche — two of the four players benched Friday night — the..." December 01
Nets Daily "It has been a rough transition to the NBA for Mirza Teletovic. Last season, coaches Avery Johnson and P.J. Carlesimo never gave him a chance to prove himself. In an interview with Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News in September, Teletovic was frustrated about how last season went. "I think it..." November 30
SI.com "Nets coach Jason Kidd told reporters Friday that his decision to intentionally spill soda on the court to delay the game during the closing seconds of a Wednesday night loss to the Lakers was a simple matter of pursuing victory. ”It’s about trying to win and those guys in that locker room, and..." November 30
New York Post "Jason Kidd went from throwing drinks on the court to throwing in the towel. After a truly dreadful first half against the Rockets on Friday night, the Nets coach responded by sitting four of his five starters — Shaun Livingston, Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce and Andray Blatche — for the entire..." November 30
Houston Chronicle "As Chandler Parsons and Aaron Brooks made their way to the bench for one of the many timeouts the Nets called in an attempt to slow the Rockets’ offensive onslaught, Parsons turned to Brooks and shared his amazement with how everything he tossed up was going in. “He came to me and said, ‘I’m on..." November 30
CBSSports.com "Agents and executives predict this will be a very active trade season in the NBA, for obvious reasons. As the standings begin to sort themselves out, the calendar marches along and injuries mount, the usual trigger points for deals will intensify. In addition to the contenders looking to..." November 29
Kidd says Lopez will play. KG, however, will have the night off.
CBSSports.com "Yahoo Sports reports that the NBA will fine Nets coach Jason Kidd for ordering his point guard Tyshawn Taylor to bump into him, spilling his drink and forcing a timeout to clean the mess up when the Nets were out of timeout Wednesday against the Lakers. Kidd denied doing it on purpose after the..." November 29
Brook Lopez is a game-time decision for tonight's game. My guess -- just a guess -- is that he'll play.
The Brooklyn Game "Progress! Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez, who has missed the last seven games after spraining his ankle against the Phoenix Suns, is a game-time decision to play against the Houston Rockets Friday night. Lopez's presence would be a game-changer against the Rockets, who trot out former Defensive..." November 29
The NBA will fine Nets coach Jason Kidd $50,000 for his stunt with the dropped cup in loss to Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo.
New York Post "Jason Kidd may still be a rookie coach, but he pulled a veteran move late in Wednesday night’s 99-94 loss to the Lakers. After Lakers guard Jodie Meeks made the first of two free throws with 8.2 seconds remaining, Kidd and Tyshawn Taylor ran into each other on the sideline, sending Kidd’s coke..." November 28
Los Angeles Times "The Lakers lost a lead and almost the game. Happens all the time in the NBA. But losing a 27-point lead? And successfully scurrying to win after the fact in the final minutes? That's hard to do. The Lakers beat the Brooklyn Nets, 99-94, after holding a 48-21 edge in the second quarter..." November 28
New York Post "Despite his team’s rough start, Nets general manager Billy King said he still believes in Jason Kidd as a coach and says the Nets need more time to come together after dealing with several injuries in the season’s opening weeks. In an interview with the YES Network that aired during Tuesday..." November 27
Once again, Williams, Lopez, Kirilenko and Terry are out for the Nets tonight.
New York Post "Apparently all it took for the Nets to figure things out was to leave the country. After spending the past five games — and virtually their entire season — struggling to control the paint, win the transition battle and play well in third quarters, the Nets did all three on their way to a..." November 27
New York Post "There are issues upon issues for the Nets. The third quarter has become 12 minutes of ritualistic torture each game. Players and coaches say the struggles have gone beyond mental. On-court chemistry is a fantasy. And the physical nature of the mess? Don’t ask. But because you did, the health..." November 26
Deron said he has no timetable for his return. Said he's not going with #Nets on trip to Toronto. He's literally day-to-day, he said.
Brook Lopez and Deron Williams are out for tomorrow's game against division-leading Raptors
Buzz from Mohegan Sun event over the weekend where #Twolves GM Milt Newton was: D-Will trade is close. Utah, Sac. NYK, Nets possible.
ESPN.com "The Brooklyn Nets were embarrassed by their performance in Sunday’s 109-97 loss to the Detroit Pistons. The Nets (3-10), who have lost five straight games, led by seven points at the break but were outscored by 19 in the third quarter -- 34-15 -- and eventually booed off their home court by..." November 25
ESPN.com "The Brooklyn Nets' slide has reached five straight defeats, but rookie coach Jason Kidd continues to have the support of the team's Russian ownership, according to league sources. Playing without the injured Deron Williams, Brook Lopez, Andrei Kirilenko and Jason Terry, Brooklyn faded in the..." November 25
Detroit Free Press "With Rodney Stuckey and Kyle Singler available, the Detroit Pistons should have an advantage most nights when coach Maurice Cheeks goes to his bench. That was the case Sunday when the Pistons used a strong bench performance to beat the Brooklyn Nets, 109-97. Led by Stuckey’s 27 points, the..." November 25
Williams, Lopez, Kirilenko and Terry all out again today against Detroit.
New York Post "The more things change… “A broken record. We just keep playing the same old song.” — Kevin Garnett, Nov. 22. “When you go through dismal times like this … it shows you who’s within, who has the rope and who’s going to let go.” — Garnett, Nov. 19, following a players-only meeting the previous..." November 24
St. Paul Pioneer Press "After a smattering of applause during his pregame introduction Friday night, Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett slightly elevated off the floor to make the game's first basket against the Timberwolves. For the 19-year veteran and former league MVP, it was an easy, open jump shot. And it was..." November 23
Brook, Deron, Jason Terry and Andrei Kirilenko are out vs. #Wolves tonight.
SB Nation "While some growing pains were to be expected, it's hard to imagine anybody predicted the Brooklyn Nets to get off to a 3-8 start. And while the play on the court has been underwhelming, there may also be some friction growing between first-year head coach Jason Kidd and assistant coach Lawrence..." November 22
New York Post "After the Nets suffered their latest loss Wednesday in Charlotte, coach Jason Kidd said he and the team would be watching film on the game at Thursday’s practice. Not surprisingly, it wasn’t pretty. “We watched a lot of really brutal tape today,” Paul Pierce said following the team’s..." November 22
Practice Injury report: Williams (ankle), Lopez (ankle), Terry (personal) were OUT... Kirilenko (back) was limited. #Nets
New York Daily News "Andrei Kirilenko received in an injection in his back over a week ago that has delayed his return, the small forward told the Daily News. The 32-year-old missed the last six games with back spasms, a recurring pain that kept him home for last week’s West Coast trip. The Nets never revealed..." November 21
Charlotte Observer "Fifty-two points in the paint? In a single game? Without center Al Jefferson? This can’t be the Charlotte Bobcats. Actually it was on Wednesday night, and all that scoring in the lane was worth a 95-91 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Primarily credit point guard Kemba Walker (31 points on..." November 21