Month: October 2016

P5 BKN Nets vs BOS Celtics: Growing Chemistry, Defense, and Deep Bench

P5 BKN Nets vs BOS Celtics: Growing Chemistry, Defense, and Deep Bench

For one game, Coach Atkinson only used 11 players in order to see how his team matches up with Boston Celtics who is a formidable opponent and a projected 2nd Eastern Conference seed. It was a mixed results since most starters can hold on their own as seen from +/-  (Lin has the highest at +11) but the reserves still needed a lot improvement as Vasquez (lowest +/- at -14) is still recovering from ... »

Preseason4 BOS Celtics vs BKN Nets: Missing Brook-Lin PnR

Preseason4 BOS Celtics vs BKN Nets: Missing Brook-Lin PnR

After 2 consecutive losses on the road with Lin or Brook taking turn to rest, the Brooklyn Nets is going to face Boston Celtics in the next 2 games at home (Oct 13) and the road (Oct 17). These are interesting matchups since 9 days later (Oct 26), the Nets will meet the Celtics on the road in their 1st regular season in a game that really matters. Coach Atkinson would certainly want to see which l... »

Preseason3 BKN Nets vs MIA Heat: Finding 15-Man Roster

Preseason3 BKN Nets vs MIA Heat: Finding 15-Man Roster

  With Jeremy Lin and Brook Lopez getting alternate rest in Preseason Game 1 and 2, it is clear that Coach Atkinson wants to use this game to continue evaluating which players will make the cut to the 15-man roster and which ones will get sent to the D-League. The good news is Lin will play although it might be limited so Coach Atkinson can make more evaluation for Isiah Whitehead, Yogi Ferre... »

Preseason2 BKN Nets vs NY Knicks: #Togetherness

Preseason2 BKN Nets vs NY Knicks: #Togetherness

Togetherness. Great ball movement. Nets players with locked-in arms around their shoulders during the national anthem to promote unity solidarity and compassion. These are the resounding theme from the Nets Preseason Game 1. The young Brooklyn Nets team passed their first test by winning their first preseason game 101-94 over the visiting Pistons. Every win is important despite the well-known mant... »

Preseason1 DET @BKN Game Thread

Preseason1 DET @BKN Game Thread

Finally, the moment Lin fans have waiting for a long time has arrived. Jeremy Lin will start a game as the starting PG and the face of the Nets franchise along with Brook Lopez and Rondae-Hollis Jefferson. Jeremy expressed his excitement to start playing preseason games after one and a half week of good training camp. Despite being preseason games, fans can expect to see the starting lineup that C... »

2016 Brooklyn Nets Training Camp Theme:

2016 Brooklyn Nets Training Camp Theme:

Before the Brooklyn Nets training camp started on Sept 27, GM Sean Marks and Coach Kenny Atkinson expressed 5 takeaways for the upcoming season in the press conference. The topics range from group expectations to individual roles. One important takeaway is the unselfish team-ball philosophy of Brooklyn Nets style of play resembling San Antonio and Atlanta Hawks. If the young Nets team want to make... »

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