Category: Brooklyn Nets

Brook Lopez: Our Shots Just Didn’t Fall in Game 2; the Bulls Play Motivated Without Derrick Rose

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The Chicago Bulls responded from an embarrassing Game 1 performance to defeat the Brooklyn Nets, 90-82, on Monday. Joakim Noah has been giving the Nets all sorts of trouble in the paint despite a right foot injury. Brook Lopez can attest to that. The Nets center doesn't believe his team had ...

David Stern Talks All Things NBA, Including Addressing Team Owners About Too Much Player Resting

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

This is David Stern's final postseason as NBA commissioner, but he's not necessarily viewing it as his last postseason ever. He knows it won't be that way, and says he'll still be involved in keeping the league great. To that tone, in this interview he discusses the biggest topics in ...

Brook Lopez Says the Firing of Avery Johnson Earlier This Season Served As a Wake-up Call

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Brook Lopez has seen it all during his time with the Nets. Empty arenas. A 70-loss season. Coaching changes. And having to play in Newark. He also has dealt with some injuries, too. Adversity is nothing new to him. There was a time when it didn't seem likely that Lopez would ...

P.J. Carlesimo: I Don’t Think the Miami Heat are Unbeatable in the Playoffs

Monday, April 15th, 2013

With the New York Knicks' recent streak and the Miami Heat the prevailing favorites in the East, the Brooklyn Nets are flying under the radar as we near the start of the NBA playoffs. Head coach P.J. Carlesimo says it's not enough that his team has simply made the playoffs ...

P.J. Carlesimo Quietly Sheds Interim Tag as Nets Strive to ‘Maintain Consistency’ In January

Monday, January 7th, 2013

The Brooklyn Nets are 5-1 since P.J. Carlesimo replaced Avery Johnson. Apparently Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has loved what he's seen, because in the following interview Carlesimo explains how he was told he will remain as the Nets head coach for the remainder of the season. The pursuit of Phil Jackson ...

Tyson Chandler Believes Carmelo Anthony is a Changed Player Since the Olympics

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Tyson Chandler has been the heart and soul of this current Knicks team ever since his arrival last season. The amount of toughness he brings on defense cannot be measured on a stat sheet. Chandler is averaging around 12 points per game this season as the Knicks have gotten off to ...

Kevin Garnett on Kris Humphries: “Dude’s Always Been Known to be Out of Control.”

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The talk of the NBA this week was the fight that went down between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics. Right now Boston looks like a different basketball team at 8-7 heading into Thursday night's action. Brooklyn came into their arena and pushed the Celtics around Wednesday night. First, Kris Humphries ...

Brooklyn Nets Top New York Knicks in First Meeting Since the Move

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Hurricane Sandy delayed the first meeting in Brooklyn between the Nets and Knicks, but that didn't stop the two teams from putting on a show when they finally got to play on Monday night. The hometown Nets finally have a hometown crowd and it helped them prevail in overtime in ...

Charles Barkley Is Adamant That The Brooklyn Nets Are The Best Team In New York And Feels Phil Jackson Was Disrespected

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

It's been a little while since we heard from Charles Barkley here on SRI. The NBA on TNT analyst drops in to discuss his initial feelings on the season so far. Sir Charles is a big fan of the Brooklyn Nets and they didn't disappoint him by beating the New York ...

David Stern Believes He’s Put The Fans, Owners And Players In A Better Place Over The Past 30 Years as NBA Commissioner

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Last week NBA commissioner David Stern announced he would be stepping down from his position on Feb. 1, 2014. This target date represents the 30th anniversary of Stern being hired as NBA commissioner in 1984. He will be replaced by deputy commissioner Adam Silver. Stern has the longest current tenure among ...