Nets Rumors & News

  • Charlotte Hornets blow out Brooklyn Nets in playoff atmosphere

    Charlotte Observer "Credit veterans Mo Williams and Al Jefferson with this much: They weren’t afraid to say publicly what Wednesday was – a defacto playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets. And they backed up their words with emphatic action. Had the Charlotte Hornets lost to the Nets, they would have fallen a..." March 05

  • Check out Lionel Hollins’ baffling list of things Nets have improved

    New York Post "It’s not just one thing. “It’s everything,” said Nets coach Lionel Hollins, offering his theory on why his team has flexed some offensive muscle since the All-Star break. “It’s the way we’re playing. We’re also getting points in the paint. The court’s open, we’re getting penetration, we’re..." March 04

  • Nets survive hellacious Stephen Curry for best win of year

    New York Post "For a few fleeting moments Monday night, what once looked like it would be the signature win of the Nets’ season instead was about to be engulfed in the flames shooting out of Stephen Curry’s right hand. But after the league MVP candidate pulled the Warriors back from a 10-point deficit with..." March 03

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    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Mirza Teletovic, recovering from blood clots in lungs, had a message for Chris Bosh: "He doesn't have to worry. He's going to get better."

  • Mirza Teletovic: 'I'm pretty lucky'

    ESPN New York "Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic, who will not play again this season after being diagnosed with multiple blood clots in his lungs in late January, told reporters Monday the clots are gone, he feels great and he hopes to return in six months. Teletovic said the doctors have an 80 percent..." March 02

  • Play for Brooklyn Nets sale goes global

    New York Post "A handful of potential suitors here and abroad are interested in making a play for the Brooklyn Nets as the auction for the NBA franchise gears up, The Post has learned. Chinese conglomerate Fosun and the Qatari government’s investment fund have signaled an interest in buying the pro basketball..." March 02

  • Deron Williams dominates Mavericks in badly needed win

    New York Post "On a whiteboard inside the Mavericks locker room before Saturday night’s game against the Nets, the Dallas coaching staff wrote up a list of instructions for its players on how to attack their opponents. At the bottom of the list was a note that Deron Williams was playing in his hometown, with..." March 01

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    My week continues -- Bojan Bogdanovic is listed as probable after being told last night he wasn't likely to play. Good times.

  • Why Nets’ Williams and Jack struggle together

    New York Post "When the season began, the Nets had high hopes for the backcourt combination of Deron Williams and Jarrett Jack. After Jack successfully paired with Stephen Curry on the Warriors two years ago, the hope was he would be able to form a similarly successful tandem with Williams this season. But..." February 26

  • Pelicans beat Nets 102-96 behind Quincy Pondexter's career-high 25 points

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Despite struggling with turnovers and having difficulty containing the Brooklyn Nets' shooters, the Pelicans still were able to extend their winning streak to three on Wednesday night. Behind Quincy Pondexter's career-high 25 points, the Pelicans beat the Nets 102-96 at the Smoothie King..." February 26

  • Nets beat up on Nuggets, show hope of second-half run

    New York Post "If the Nets are going to make it into the playoffs, they’re going to have to take care of the games they’re supposed to win. At least through their first two games after the All-Star break, they’re doing just that. Behind a balanced attack that was led by another strong performance from Deron..." February 24

  • Andrei Kirilenko Signs With CSKA

    Real GM Basketball "Andrei Kirilenko has officially signed with CSKA for the remainder of the season. Kirilenko said in a statement that at 34, "the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional level" and that he wants to do that at CSKA." February 24

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Just to be clear: the Nets still have to wait and see if Robinson clears waivers before they can sign him. Seems likely, but you never know.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Thomas Robinson has reached agreement on a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

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    Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

    #Nets lineup update: Bogdanovic (sprained left ankle) and Jack (sore left hamstring) are OUT for tonight's game at Denver.

  • Bigger role for Markel Brown in second half ... after first dunk

    Nets Daily "Every Nets fan can recite Markel Brown's max vertical --43.5", as measured at the NBA Draft Combine, but until Friday night, he hadn't recorded his first NBA dunk. With nine minutes to go in the second, the drought ended, when Deron Williams tapped an errant Laker pass ahead to the rookie who..." February 21

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Source: Kevin Garnett agrees to trade, will go home to Minnesota for Thaddeus Young.

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    KG has known about Minny's interest in a reunion for weeks. He wasn't with it at that time.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Wolves and Nets have discussed deal to send Thad Young to Brooklyn in exchange for KG ... who of course has no-trade clause

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  • Kevin Garnett traded back to Timberwolves

    SB Nation "The Minnesota Timberwolves are bringing back the best player in franchise history to finish his career with the team that drafted him. The Wolves have acquired 38-year-old Kevin Garnett from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for power forward Thaddeus Young, according to's David..." February 19

  • Sources: Nets working on Lopez-to-OKC deal "The Brooklyn Nets and Oklahoma City Thunder are engaged in serious talks on a trade that could swap disgruntled point guard Reggie Jackson for center Brook Lopez, multiple sources told on Thursday. The Nets and Thunder discussed a deal for Lopez last month that didn't include Jackson..." February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    If OKC completes the Brook Lopez-Reggie Jackson deal, Thunder could make a move for Miami's Norris Cole, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Yahoo Sources: Minnesota, Philly could be included to expand Brooklyn-OKC deal w/ Garnett to Wolves, Thad Young to Nets. Among many parts.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Brooklyn, OKC could have traction on Brook Lopez talks again -- if Nets believe they can convince Reggie Jackson to sign extension.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Despite Doc Rivers' strong interest, Brooklyn's Kevin Garnett has ruled out contract buyout. He'll consider the one trade scenario.

  • Nets and Timberwolves talking Kevin Garnett trade

    New York Post "As the NBA moved into the final hours before Thursday’ trade deadline, which ends at 3 p.m. Eastern time, the Nets haven’t changed their thinking: unless they get a deal that helps them compete for a playoff spot this season, or if not gives them a high future return, they won’t be moving any of..." February 19

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    KG situation fascinating. Ball, I'm told, largely in his court whether he wants to sign off on deal we reported last nite: Thad Young-for-KG

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Joe Johnson said rumors are true about his name being out there, and admitted that "it's been kind of different" this year because of it.

  • 15d @NetsDaily

    A league source familiar with the Nets thinking told NetsDaily the Johnson-to-Pistons story is "nothing."

  • Source: Nets still lukewarm on Brook Lopez trade options

    Sporting News "When the nearly completed trade that would have sent Brook Lopez from the Nets to the Thunder collapsed last month, word was that the deal would move to the backburner but could heat up again as the trade deadline approached. The trade deadline is approaching. Which burner is that Lopez deal—or..." February 17

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    Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM

    Hearing Detroit has reached out to Nets to inquire about Joe Johnson according to league sources.

  • Lance Stephenson: Playing in Brooklyn would be a "blessing"

    Nets Daily "Lance Stephenson, who's said an NBA team in Brooklyn is a dream come true and who filled his Instagram pages highlighting his Brooklyn heritage, took his campaign to join the Nets one step further over the weekend, telling Stefan Bondy that it would be a "blessing" if he landed in Brooklyn. "It..." February 15

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • Decision soon on Andray Blatche

    Nets Daily "Billy King would not commit to signing Andray Blatche to a contract in an interview Friday but said a decision on what to do will likely come soon. Asked by Marlon Clarke of OurBKSocial whether he had given any thought to signing Blatche, King replied, "Yeah, we’re in discussions about it...." February 14

  • Mason Plumlee hopes Nets can make Lance Stephenson trade happen

    New York Daily News "Mason Plumlee isn't whispering in Nets general manager Billy King's ear. But if he was, he'd endorse a move to bring Brooklyn legend Lance Stephenson to the Nets. Stephenson, in his first season with the Charlotte Hornets after starring at Coney Island's Lincoln High and later the Indiana..." February 13

  • Why it will be difficult for the Nets to pull off a deadline trade

    New York Post "After the Nets finished their pre-All-Star break schedule with a 95-86 loss to the Grizzlies in Memphis on Tuesday night, coach Lionel Hollins was asked if he thought the team would have the same roster after the Feb. 19 trade deadline passes. “Yes, I do,” Hollins said. Though Hollins isn’t..." February 12

  • Grizzlies Top Nets in Lionel Hollins' Return

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Tuesday night marked Lionel Hollins first trip back to FedExForum since he wasn't re-signed by the Memphis front office, and his former "puppies" were out to show the old coach just how far they'd come. This game had everything, ZBo coast-to-coast fast breaks, Jeff Green alley oop dunks, inability..." February 11

  • Nets’ Hollins not expecting roster shakeup at trade deadine

    New York Post "Lionel Hollins isn’t expecting anything to change over the All-Star break. “Yes, I do,” Hollins said when asked if he thought he would have the same roster after next Thursday’s trade deadline. The Nets, who lost 95-86 to the Grizzlies Tuesday night to head into the break with a 21-31 record,..." February 11

  • Bucks overcome early deficit to beat Nets

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Making a shot was a difficult exercise for the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night. Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Nets couldn't miss at the start of the game. Yet the Bucks found a way to win with their usual all-for-one effort, rallying from a 17-point first-half deficit to overcome the Nets, 103-97,..." February 10

  • Will Kevin Garnett really go out quietly with the Nets?

    Washington Post "It’s too quiet. One of the game’s most cantankerous, obnoxious and belligerent spewers of loud, vile trash talk, and the man whose Pavarotti-powered remarks after winning his only NBA title — “Anything is possible!” — nearly shattered flat screens across the country is likely walking away from..." February 10

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Deron Williams looks fine walking into the arena, so assuming he'll be playing tonight.

  • Lionel Hollins: Kevin Garnett should be an All-Star

    The Brooklyn Game "The pre-game questioning was over, but Lionel Hollins had one more thing to say: Kevin Garnett should be an All-Star. NBA commissioner Adam Silver had recently discussed potential expansions to the All-Star Game format, specifically expanding the rosters up from the NBA’s current model of..." February 08

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    Rod Boone @rodboone

    Brook is starting in place of Kevin Garnett (rest) tonight.

  • Big backcourt night propels Nets to second straight victory

    New York Post "A week ago, the Nets’ season seemed on the brink. Coming off back-to-back blowout losses to the Clippers and Jazz and entering a stretch featuring seven of eight games against playoff opponents heading into the All-Star break, the outlook was bleak. But after encouraging performances in losses..." February 05

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Nets GM says team likely won’t make a trade before All-Star break

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Nets have been active in trade discussions with other teams since at least December, when it was reported that the team was willing to trade one or more of its high-priced superstars after a slower-than-expected start. The talks came and went with Deron Williams, and, more recently, with..." February 03

  • Jarrett Jack hits the winner as Nets stun mighty Clippers

    New York Post "The Nets must have been inspired by the Patriots. A day after New England grabbed Super Bowl XLIX in the final seconds, the Nets did the same, going on a 12-2 run over the final 71 seconds to come from behind and stun the Clippers, 102-100, on Monday in front of 16,037 who braved the elements..." February 03

  • Nets' Lopez heating up as trade rumors simmer

    ESPN New York "For much of this season, Brook Lopez's name has been mentioned often either in trade rumors or stories pertaining to what Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins might have said about the center. But despite all the talk around him, Lopez is starting to hit his stride and make more noise with..." February 03