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NBA Draft: Brooklyn First Round Picks Analysis

29. Brooklyn Nets – Chris McCullough (F, Syracuse) Analysis: McCullough missed most of the 2014-15 season with an ACL injury. But boy, did he have upside before that. He’s a big player (6-10 with a 7-3 wingspan), but isn’t resigned to just a low-post mover role. He can use a strong leaping ability in the rebounding game, and he does ... Read More »

Hawks hold off Nets to win Game 5

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – DeMarre Carroll outdueled Alan Anderson in a battle of role players to help Atlanta build a comfortable lead in the first half of Game 5. All-Stars Al Horford and Jeff Teague helped the Hawks fend off the hard- charging Brooklyn Nets in the second. Carroll netted 19 of his 24 points in the opening 24 minutes, ... Read More »

Nets beat Magic, make playoffs with help

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Brooklyn Nets did their part and got the help they needed elsewhere. They are headed to the playoffs for a third consecutive season. Bojan Bogdanovic poured in a career-high 28 points and helped key a fourth- quarter rally that lifted the Nets to a crucial 101-88 win over the Orlando Magic. Their win, combined with ... Read More »

Wizards snap skid, pound Nets

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) – John Wall scored 17 points and dished out seven assists, and the Washington Wizards snapped a season-high five-game skid with a 114-77 rout of the Brooklyn Nets. Rasual Butler scored 15, and Kevin Seraphin added 13 with eight rebounds for the Wizards, who posted their first win since Jan. 27 at the Lakers. Washington, which had ... Read More »

Nets edge Knicks for third straight win

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Jarrett Jack scored nine of his 20 points in the fourth quarter to help the Brooklyn Nets continue their strong recent play with a 92-88 decision over the New York Knicks at Barclays Center. Jack added eight assists and Brook Lopez compiled 22 points and nine rebounds in Brooklyn’s third straight victory, its longest win streak ... Read More »

Jack helps Nets surge past Raptors

Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) – Jarrett Jack scored 24 points and Alan Anderson added 22 to lead the resurgent Brooklyn Nets to a 109-93 victory over the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre. The Nets built off Monday’s 102-100 win over the Los Angeles Clippers by pulling away in the fourth quarter to avenge a 127-122 home overtime loss to the ... Read More »

Wizards take down Nets

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Nene scored 20 points and the Washington Wizards split their home-and-home set against the Brooklyn Nets with a 99-90 victory at Barclays Center on Saturday. Bradley Beal totaled 17 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, while Marcin Gortat finished with 10 points and 16 boards for the Wizards, who were handed a 22-point loss on their ... Read More »

Brooklyn Nets face tough challenge

By Jim Brighters – NBA Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Brooklyn Nets are primed to trade everyone. Brook Lopez is apparently the closest to being moved. Deron Williams could be had for almost nothing and Joe Johnson’s insane contract makes him more unmovable than a mountain range. However, the Nets know this group is not worth ... Read More »

Rockets outshoot struggling Nets

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – James Harden poured in 30 points and led a long-distance barrage that carried the Houston Rockets to a 113-99 win over the slumping Brooklyn Nets. The Rockets rolled to their fourth consecutive victory on the strength of a 16-of-40 display from 3-point range, with Harden knocking down 4-of-7 attempts from beyond the arc and Trevor Ariza ... Read More »

Jennings helps Pistons top Nets

Auburn Hills, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Brandon Jennings and Greg Monroe posted double-doubles and the Detroit Pistons got back in the win column with a 98-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Jennings scored all 20 of his points in the second half and handed out 11 assists while Monroe finished with 16 points and a season-high 17 rebounds for Detroit, winners ... Read More »