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  • Brooklyn Nets lose Jeremy Lin to knee injury

    Brooklyn Nets lose Jeremy Lin to knee injury

    The Brooklyn Nets had high expectations entering the 2017-18 season. The acquisition of several players, plus Jeremy Lin’s return to health, had them poised to make a leap from the Eastern Conference basement. Any predictions and expectations will have to go on hold, as Lin suffered a ruptured...
  • Five observations from Brooklyn Nets’ preseason slate

    Five observations from Brooklyn Nets’ preseason slate

    The Brooklyn Nets went into the preseason with just four games on their schedule. Following a 3-1 record in those games, the team lent some clarity to how the regular season might go. New players and an extra year for the coaching staff should help Brooklyn improve upon its 20-62 record from last...
  • Brooklyn Nets establish consistency in preseason

    Brooklyn Nets establish consistency in preseason

    Although preseason means something different to every NBA team, the Brooklyn Nets have used the opportunity to further implement their style of play. The fast-paced, three-point heavy offense has seen Brooklyn run out to a 3-0 record, beating its opponents by an average of 20.3 PPG. Of course, every...
  • Allen Crabbe makes Brooklyn Nets debut

    Allen Crabbe makes Brooklyn Nets debut

    Allen Crabbe, acquired from the Portland Trail Blazers over the summer, has been hampered by an ankle injury throughout training camp. He finally got his chance to debut in a Brooklyn uniform, though. Crabbe, who projects to start next to Jeremy Lin and D’Angelo Russell, came off the bench to score...
  • Brooklyn Nets preach patience ahead of 2017-18 season

    Brooklyn Nets preach patience ahead of 2017-18 season

    After an era in which the Brooklyn Nets tried the basketball equivalent of a get-rich-quick scheme, the new brass is preaching a slow, methodical rebuild. Even with several high-profile acquisitions, general manager Sean Marks is not reading his own headlines. “I think you’ve got to be careful with...
  • Brooklyn Nets look to backcourt for progress

    Brooklyn Nets look to backcourt for progress

    While they don’t have the same expectations as the original iteration of Brooklyn’s backcourt–a term infamously bestowed upon Deron Williams and Joe Johnson–D’Angelo Russell and Jeremy Lin will be key to the Nets’ progress in 2017-18. In a guard-driven league, the Nets will likely play the duo of...
  • Joe Harris a dark horse for Brooklyn Nets

    Joe Harris a dark horse for Brooklyn Nets

    The Brooklyn Nets have received a lot of attention this offseason for creatively maneuvering around their lack of draft assets. In one fell swoop, general manager Sean Marks remade much of the team–almost entirely via trade. One returning player has a chance to make an impact–larger than many think...
  • Can the Brooklyn Nets make the playoffs?

    Can the Brooklyn Nets make the playoffs?

    With the start of the NBA season still nearly two months away, there is no shortage of optimism in the Brooklyn Nets’ locker room. Multiple players have expressed the opinion that this team will qualify for the postseason. "We're making the playoffs," point guard Jeremy Lin said in an Instagram...
  • Top five Brooklyn Nets with something to prove in 2017-18

    Top five Brooklyn Nets with something to prove in 2017-18

    Every NBA roster has question marks and players who need to perform. The Brooklyn Nets, coming off a 20-62 season, will need several players to meet expectations in order to truly begin the rebuild. Other players will need to produce in order to earn playing time or a spot on the roster. The Nets...
  • Brooklyn Nets can get creative with lineups

    Brooklyn Nets can get creative with lineups

    Even though most of the Brooklyn Nets’ summer activity involved the absorption of salary dumps, general manager Sean Marks has restocked the cupboard and given the team some potentially effective lineup combinations. In 2016-17, rookie head coach Kenny Atkinson seemingly threw darts at the wall to...
  • Isaiah Whitehead the forgotten Brooklyn Net heading into 2017-18

    Isaiah Whitehead the forgotten Brooklyn Net heading into 2017-18

    Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks has taken part in quite a bit of wheeling and dealing this offseason. In doing so, he’s essentially remade the Brooklyn lineup. The starting five–save for Rondae Hollis-Jefferson–will likely be entirely fresh, headlined by new acquisitions D’Angelo Russell...
  • Jeremy Lin will miss at least two weeks with a strained left hamstring.

    Nets will lose point guard Jeremy Lin for two weeks

    Jeremy Lin, who left the Nets’ 109-101 win over the Detroit Pistons Wednesday night, will miss at least the next two weeks with a strained left hamstring. According to the team, Lin will be re-evaluated in two weeks. The injury is a tough blow for the Nets, who have played beyond their means in the...
  • Jeremy Lin has come a long way since his Insanity days with the New York Knicks.

    Jeremy Lin ready to shoulder load with Nets

    For the first time in his career, point guard Jeremy Lin has been given the reigns of an NBA team. So far, he’s embracing the opportunity. While very little is generally gleaned from preseason, Lin scored 21 points in just 17 minutes of the Brooklyn Nets’ 101-94 win over the Detroit Pistons. The...
  • NBA star Jeremy Lin plants flag in eSports, endorses 'Dota 2' team

    NBA star Jeremy Lin plants flag in eSports, endorses 'Dota 2' team

    Brooklyn Nets player Jeremy Lin has entered the eSports arena. The geeky-gamer, basketball star signed an agreement with China Digital Group and Vici Gaming to create a new "Dota 2" team known as Team ViCi Gaming J or VGJ. While he's a fellow "Dota" player, Lin will not be a member of the squad...
  • The Brooklyn Nets ushered in a new era Wednesday afternoon at the HSS Training Center.

    Nets welcome new additions to Brooklyn

    The Brooklyn Nets will have a new look in 2016-17, and many of the players that now comprise the roster were introduced Wednesday afternoon at the HSS Training Center, the team’s new training facility. Sean Marks and Kenny Atkinson welcomed six new players to the team, prior to an Open House at...
  • Jeremy Lin will lead the Nets' rebuild as the team's new point guard.

    Nets active during free agent frenzy

    The Brooklyn Nets found their point guard during the first day of the NBA’s free agency period. General manager Sean Marks inked Jeremy Lin to a 3-year, $36 million deal, which represented one of the more cost-effective signings of a wild day. In addition, Brooklyn's new GM extended offer sheets to...
  • Los Angeles Lakers will have some tough decisions to make this summer. Re-signing Jeremy Lin will likely be one of them.

    Jeremy Lin hasn't 'ruled out' returning to the Los Angeles Lakers

    With the 2014-15 NBA season officially in the books for the Los Angeles Lakers, the attention turns to the offseason and which players may return. One player currently wearing purple and gold that many anticipate not returning next year is Jeremy Lin. The veteran point guard came into this season...
  • Byron Scott praises Jeremy Lin for starting to think with a point guard mentality.

    Byron Scott says Jeremy Lin is now 'thinking with a point guard mentality'

    After bursting on the NBA scene with the New York Knicks back in 2012, Jeremy Lin became one of the most popular players in the league. Lin went from undrafted rookie with the Golden State Warriors to eventually signing a lucrative deal with the Houston Rockets. Following two disappointing seasons...
  • Byron Scott says NBA draft, free agent will impact Jeremy Lin's future in L.A.

    Byron Scott says NBA draft, free agent will impact Jeremy Lin's future in L.A.

    The 2014-15 NBA season is quickly coming to an end for the Los Angeles Lakers. Only 13 games remain after Tuesday's matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder with six of those games being played at home. With the season coming to a close for the Lakers, the attention turns to the 2015 NBA draft and...
  • Lakers Coach Byron Scott will go with 'whoever's playing well' to closeout games

    Lakers Coach Byron Scott will go with 'whoever's playing well' to closeout games

    With Kobe Bryant on the shelf for the rest of the season following surgery on his right shoulder to repair a torn rotator cuff, the Los Angeles Lakers have been put in a tough spot once again. The storied franchise has lost numerous players to season-ending injuries this season with Bryant going...
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