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02/21/2019

The Nets are back in Barclays tonight with a matchup against the Blazers! They are currently 30-29 and sitting in the 6th seed in the Eastern Conference to start after the All-Star break.

02/18/2019

Should we bring this page back to posting daily about our Brooklyn Nets?

12/16/2013

Brook Lopez thinks he will play tonight against the #Sixers.

12/08/2013

The Nets and Heat will wear "Name Collection Jerseys" or Nickname jerseys on March 12th and April 8th against each other. Players were able to choose the nickname that appeared on the back of their jersey.

Here is a list of the known nicknames on the back of Nets Players jerseys:

Deron Williams - D-Will
Joe Johnson - JJ
Paul Pierce - Truth
Kevin Garnett - Big Ticket
Brook Lopez - Brooklyn
Jason Terry - Jet
Andrei Kirilenko - Кириленко
Reggie Evans - Joker
Mason Plumlee - Plums

The Nets will wear these 'Alternate Home Jerseys' on the following dates:March 21st, March 28th, April 4th, April 11th, ...
11/23/2013

The Nets will wear these 'Alternate Home Jerseys' on the following dates:

March 21st, March 28th, April 4th, April 11th, and April 15th.

The Nets, and all other teams playing on Christmas Day, will be wearing alternate jerseys. "The jerseys will have sleeve...
11/07/2013

The Nets, and all other teams playing on Christmas Day, will be wearing alternate jerseys. "The jerseys will have sleeves and, more intriguingly, will not have uniform numbers on the front. Instead, they will carry a team logo on the chest". (VIA: ESPN)

11/02/2013

The Nets beat the Miami Heat 101-100. Paul Pierce and Joe Johnson each dropped 19 points and Deron Williams added 8 points and 8 assists.

10/25/2013

DERON MAY PLAY FOR FIRST TIME THIS PRE-SEASON

Deron Williams has been officially ruled a game-time decision for tonight's pre-season finale against the Heat in Miami. If Deron plays, this will be the first live action Deron has played all pre-season. He has been looking good in practice and pre-game shoot-a-rounds according to team officials and media reports.

10/22/2013

Deron Williams participated in 5 on 5 half-court contact drills today for the first time. Deron Williams (Ankle) , and Andrei Kirilenko (Back) will both be OUT for tomorrow's pre-season match-up at the Boston Celtics.

Jason Kidd's #5 Jersey Retirement Ceremony
10/18/2013

Jason Kidd's #5 Jersey Retirement Ceremony

10/15/2013

Andray Blatche will be starting in place of Kevin Garnett (rest) tonight vs. Boston.

10/15/2013

INJURY REPORT:

Kevin Garnett (rest), Deron Williams (ankle), Jason Terry (knee), Andrei Kirilenko (back spasms), Tyshawn Taylor (ankle), and Tornike Shengelia (knee) are all OUT tonight against the Boston Celtics.

10/13/2013

INJURY REPORT:

Deron Williams (ankle), Jason Terry (knee), Andrei Kirilenko (back spasms), and Tyshawn Taylor (ankle) are all OUT for tomorrows Pre-Season game in Philadelphia.

10/04/2013

JASON KIDD SUSPENDED FOR TWO GAMES

The NBA has suspended Nets HC Jason Kidd for the first two regular season games against Cleveland and Miami. Kidd plead guilty to driving while impaired in July 2012, in result, a two game suspension. Nets GM Billy King says, "The decision is consistent with what the league has done in the past and we look forward to Jason leading our team versus Orlando and the rest of the year."

Andrei Kirilenko (#47)
09/30/2013

Andrei Kirilenko (#47)

09/23/2013

REPORT: POSSIBILITY OF "NICKNAME JERSEYS" FOR NETS/HEAT GAME

According to ESPN.com, there is a possibility of the Nets and Heat wearing a "nickname jersey" for one of their four match-ups. The NBA has not officially announced the plan, but teams have been aware of the likelihood of it happening for at least several weeks.

09/09/2013

The Nets will retire Jason Kidd's #5 this season. (VIA: Brooklyn Nets)

09/05/2013

KG: I FEEL THIS IS A CHAMPIONSHIP-CALIBER TEAM

In an interview with Li Shuangfu, Kevin Garnett said "I already feel this is a championship-caliber team." He continued, "They definitely have the temperament of a champion and Deron has a strong heart and strong personality --he's a good leader-- Joe Johnson too. They’re team players and I'm happy to join them." Earlier this week, when Garnett was asked what he would do if he was traded to Brooklyn without Paul Pierce, he said "I would refuse, if I was traded away, I would choose to retire, without a doubt, I would choose a direct retired."

09/04/2013

According to a source, Jay-Z has sold half of his Nets Shares to Nets HC Jason Kidd. The reported cost is $500,000.

08/27/2013

REPORT: NBA MEETS WITH NETS, KNICKS; TELLS THEM TO TONE DOWN THE RIVALRY

According to multiple reports, the NBA called the Nets and Knicks into a meeting and told them to tone down the rivalry. "There was such a meeting and the parties both said it was a very cordial and pleasant one," said one league official. The same official confirmed Stern assisted in getting the pair together in an attempt to prevent a wave of spitballs going back and forth over the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.

(Quotes Via: Kurt Helin of NBC)

08/22/2013

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN GETS ALL-STAR GAME, BARCLAYS CENTER GETS ALL-STAR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

According to Fred Kerber of the NY Post, the Nets and Knicks will indeed split All-Star Weekend in 2015. He reports the Knicks will host the All-Star game on Sunday Night, and the Nets will host All-Star Friday and Saturday. Events like the Celebrity Game, the Rookies vs. Sophomore Game, the Skills Competition, the 3-PT Contest, and the Sprite Dunk Contest will take place at the Barclays Center.

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08/21/2013

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08/21/2013

NETS TO INTRODUCE SLEEVED ALTERNATE JERSEY?

According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com, Adidas has made short-sleeve alternative jerseys for all 10 teams playing on Christmas Day. The Nets will play the Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day this season in Brooklyn.

08/16/2013

PROKHOROV: NETS HAVE PLAN FOR 2016

In an interview with Sport-Express' Eugene Dzichkovsky, Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov said the Nets have their plans for 2016. He said, "Two years from now, when our payroll will clear, we will be even stronger. I cannot reveal the names of the stars, which, having become free agents will want to go to Brooklyn." He continued, "For such things, the NBA would fine me. But, believe me, there are such people. Our front office does not sit around and wait for the future." Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez, and more players on the Nets current roster will be Free Agents by the 2016 Off-Season. Players such as Kevin Durant and Kevin Love will be Free Agents in 2016.

08/12/2013

RUMOR: NETS TO RETIRE JASON KIDD'S #5

In an interview with Bleacher Report, Nets 1st Round Pick Mason Plumlee hinted the Nets will retire Jason Kidd's #5 this season. He said, "I wanted (number) 5, 5 is the number I wore in college, I don't want to spoil it, but I think they're going to retire it."

08/10/2013

NETS, KNICKS WILL SPLIT ALL-STAR WEEKEND IN 2015

According to multiple media reports, the Nets and Knicks will split the 2015 All-Star Weekend. It appears the Nets will host All-Star Saturday, and the Knicks will host the All-Star game on Sunday.

08/06/2013

NBA RELEASES 2013-14 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

Below are some key games for the Nets 2013-14 Regular Season:

10/30 - Nets at. Cavaliers (Season Opener; 7:00PM on NBA TV)
11/1 - Nets vs. Heat (Home Opener; 8:00PM on ESPN)
12/5 - Nets vs. Knicks (First Nets/Knicks Game of Season; 7:00PM on YES)
12/25 - Nets vs. Bulls (Christmas Day; 12:00PM on ESPN)
1/26 - Nets at. Celtics (Garnett, Pierce, and Terry return to Boston; 6:30PM on YES)
1/20 - Nets at. Knicks (MLK Day; 2:30PM on ESPN)

Tune in tomorrow (6PM on NBA TV) as the NBA releases the 2013-14 Regular Season Schedule.
08/05/2013

Tune in tomorrow (6PM on NBA TV) as the NBA releases the 2013-14 Regular Season Schedule.

07/31/2013

Below are some Regular Season games that have been leaked through the media:

Opening Night (TBA) - Nets at Cavaliers
Home Opener (Nov. 1st) - Nets vs. Heat
Christmas Day (Dec. 25th) - Nets vs. Bulls
NBA Global Game (Jan. 16th) - Nets vs. Hawks (London; O2 Arena)
Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 20th) Nets at. Knicks

The NBA will release the entire Regular Season schedule on August 6th at 6:00 PM on NBA TV. For more schedule updates, follow us on Twitter at @BKNInsider.

07/31/2013

The Nets will open the season in Cleveland against the Cavaliers, then will play the Miami Heat in Brooklyn for the Home Opener (November 1st).

07/26/2013

The Nets have signed Swingman Alan Anderson to a 2-year deal for the Veterans Minimum. Anderson has a player option for the 2nd year.

07/25/2013

NETS RELEASE PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE

Below is the Nets 2013-14 Pre-Season Schedule:

10/8 - at Washington
10/12 - vs Pistons
10/14 - at Philadelphia
10/15 - vs Boston
10/17 - vs Miami
10/23 - at Boston

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