Month: October 2017

G8 Phoenix Suns (2-4) vs Brooklyn Nets (3-4) “Can the Suns Cure the Nets 2-Game Hangover after Cavs Win?”

G8 Phoenix Suns (2-4) vs Brooklyn Nets (3-4) “Can the Suns Cure the Nets 2-Game Hangover after Cavs Win?”

After a huge 112-107 win against the Cavaliers, the Nets have not recovered from the hangover in two games blowout against the Knicks and the Nuggets (21 points and 14 points ). The good news is Coach Atkinson said the young players like Allen and D’Angelo were willing to listen. Atkinson agreed. The Nets have young players growing into major roles, including D’Angelo Russell, Allen Crabbe a... »

G7 Denver Nuggets (2-3) vs Brooklyn Nets (3-3) “Redemption Time”

G7 Denver Nuggets (2-3) vs Brooklyn Nets (3-3) “Redemption Time”

After a huge win against the Cavaliers, the young Nets came out deflated in a 21-point loss against the New York Knicks. The good thing is they have a chance to redeem themselves against Denver Nuggets at home where they are undefeated. It will be a true test if they can take the urgency to not play down to the level of competition. It will not be an easy task as the Nets lost the rebounding match... »

Alibaba’s Joe Tsai Purchasing 49% of Brooklyn Nets with Future Option to Become Owner; How It Impacts Jeremy Lin

Alibaba’s Joe Tsai Purchasing 49% of Brooklyn Nets with Future Option to Become Owner; How It Impacts Jeremy Lin

Joseph Tsai, a co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has agreed to purchase 49% of Brooklyn Nets, which is based on a $2.3 billion valuation of the team. The deal includes the option to become majority owner after four years. During that time, Mikhail Prokhorov will remain principal and operating owner of the Nets.The deal excludes the ownership of Barclays Center, which is still owned b... »

G6 Surging Brooklyn Nets (3-2) Seeks First Road Win against New York Knicks (0-3)

G6 Surging Brooklyn Nets (3-2) Seeks First Road Win against New York Knicks (0-3)

After a surprising 112-107 win against LeBron James-led Cavaliers without their two best players in Jeremy Lin and D’Angelo Russell, the Nets received praises from LeBron for playing the right way: And LeBron, who has played the Nets at least twice a year every year in his career, made a note of how Brooklyn has changed over the past two seasons under Atkinson and Marks. “They’re trying to p... »

G5 Down 2 PGs, Brooklyn Nets Hosts New Cavaliers PG LeBron James

G5 Down 2 PGs, Brooklyn Nets Hosts New Cavaliers PG LeBron James

Can we call this a schedule loss already? A back-to-back game for the Nets who will not play their two best PGs in Jeremy Lin and D’Angelo Russell. LeBron James scored 36 points the last time he visited the Barclays Center last season. One day after the defensively-challenged Nets gave up another 41 points career-high game by a Magic player , they will host the defending Eastern Conference c... »

G4 BKN Nets vs ORL Magic: “Who Can Stop Vucevic?”

G4 BKN Nets vs ORL Magic: “Who Can Stop Vucevic?”

After taking care of two straight home games with 2 home wins, Coach Kenny Atkinson emphasized the importance of defense if they expect good results against Orlando Magic in their home court. The Nets beat the Magic 126-121 in a close game at home but it will be a tough second road game as they gave up 141 points in their first road game in Indiana. The emergence of Jarret Allen (4pts, 4rebs, 4blo... »

G3 BKN Nets vs ATL Hawks: “Will Deep Bench Propel Nets for 2nd Win?”

G3 BKN Nets vs ATL Hawks: “Will Deep Bench Propel Nets for 2nd Win?”

The deep Nets bench has propelled Nets to outscore the Magic 64-32 in their first win. Will the same unit be able to turn near losses to close wins throughout the season? We are about to see the 2nd test on the road against the Hawks. The loss of Lin for the season hurt the first unit as D’Angelo Russell struggled with 8 turnovers despite his contribution with clutch shooting in the 4th quar... »

Outpouring Prayers and Support for Jeremy Lin

Outpouring Prayers and Support for Jeremy Lin

One day after Gordon Hayward suffered a horrific ankle injury, Jeremy Lin also suffered a devastating ruptured patella tendon injury and is expected to miss the 2017-18 season. Brooklyn Nets GM Sean Marks released a statement to support him on his recovery and reiterates his important contribution on a leadership role on Thursday morning: Statement from Nets General Manager Sean Marks. “Jeremy wor... »

G2 Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets

G2 Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets

  With Jeremy Lin successfully underwent surgery to fix the ruptured patella tendon, the Nets will host the first home game against the Orlando Magic. Crabbe will be the new starter to replace Jeremy. Unless the Nets fixes the defensive lapses that allowed 140 points in the first game against the Pacers, the Magic will be a tough matchup and a win would be tough to come by. The Magic won the ... »

G1 Brooklyn Nets vs Indiana Pacers: “We Go Hard”

G1 Brooklyn Nets vs Indiana Pacers: “We Go Hard”

Culture. Family. Playing Together. Unselfishness. #WeGoHard. The Nets picture taken at the Practice at the Park seems to perfectly capture what the Nets organization has been trying to build since last season. D’Angelo Russell playfully pretended to block Jeremy Lin’s shot next to Quincy Acy and Caris Levert with the Nets motto of “We Go Hard” splashed on the background on ... »

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