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2015-16 Schedule
1-2, 5th in Atlantic
Nets look for Brook Lopez to step it up (2:53)
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Will Brook Lopez return to form?

FiveThirtyEight’s NBA player projection tool "CARMELO" sees the center's advanced metrics improving next year. What does the tool say about Lopez's Nets teammates? Player projections

Brooklyn to be short-handed vs. Pistons

The Nets will be without Jarrett Jack (rest), Joe Johnson (rest), Markel Brown (oblique), Andrea Bargnani (hamstring), Bojan Bogdanovic (ankle), Thomas Robinson (wrist), Willie Reed (quad) and Sergey Karasev for Thursday’s preseason game against Detroit, the team announced. Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young, Rondae-Hollis Jefferson, Wayne Ellington and Shane Larkin will start, the New York Post reports. (via Mike Mazzeo)

Injury updates on McCullough, Bogdanovic

Brooklyn GM Billy King said Wednesday the team's goal is for Chris McCullough (ACL injury rehab) to get on the court this season. The Nets will provide no further updates on the condition of their 2015 first-rounder. Also, Bojan Bogdanovic (ankle) won't travel to Detroit for Thursday's preseason game against the Pistons.

Two Nets just miss top 100

A pair of Brooklyn hoopsters made the cut for our most recent edition of player rankings. They may be disappointed to see just how close they were to making the top 100. #NBArank: Nos. 101-110

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A team grows in Brooklyn

After losing stars like Kevin Garnett and Deron Williams, the Nets are struggling to find their identity. One thing is for sure -- it's going to have to be a team effort. Brooklyn's highest-ranked player in our fantasy rankings is Brook Lopez at No. 33. Top 200 fantasy rankings

Nets Markel Brown to miss preseason

An update with be given on Brown (left oblique strain) following the completion of the preseason, the team added. Andrea Bargnani (hamstring), Bojan Bogdanovic (ankle), Thomas Robinson (wrist) and Willie Reed (quad) also did not practice Tuesday. Brooklyn next faces the Pistons on Thursday.

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Can Lopez lead the Nets?

Brook Lopez is an efficient scorer and above-average rim protector. Can he recapture his All-Star form to keep the Nets relevant in the East? Kevin Pelton has an in-depth analysis breaking down Brooklyn’s roster. Nets player profiles (Insider)

Nets taking stock of roster

Andrea Bargnani, suffering from hamstring tightness, underwent a precautionary MRI, which was negative. Bargnani will skip Brooklyn's matchup with Fenerbahce Ulker tonight and his $50 million teammate, Thaddeus Young, will join him on the bench to start the game. Young, the projected regular-season starter, will play off the bench as coach Lionel Hollins gets a better look at other lineups.

Bargnani to miss preseason game

F/C Andrea Bargnani (hamstring tightness) will not play tonight in Brooklyn's first preseason game against Fenerbahce Ulker. Bargnani has missed 175 games over the past four seasons due to injury. G Markel Brown (oblique), F/C Willie Reed (quad) and F Chris McCullough (knee) are also out for the team.

Brook Lopez to take more 3s this season

Lopez even joked that he's going to take 600 3-pointers in 2015-16. Lopez, who is 1-for-17 from downtown in his career, worked a lot on his 3-point shooting over the summer. "I'm confident in that situation to put one up if Coach (Hollins) calls my number in that regard," he said.

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The bobblehead force is with Brook Lopez

The Nets are giving out a Jedi-themed bobblehead of the big center on Dec. 14, much to the delight of the team's preeminent "Star Wars" fan.

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12dMike Mazzeo

Jarrett Jack eyes late return to starting role

In his 11th season, the veteran Nets PG says he wants to earn his first starting role since 2011-12 by taking care of the ball and hitting 3-pointers.


Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov can ball ...

... while sitting on a basketball. And while doing pushups. And while bouncing a ball on a board with his other hand. As for the Nets players? Good try.

Nets owner can ball (1:13)
Prokhorov introduces Nets to martial arts (0:38)

Team Stats

Points Per Game98.021st
Rebounds Per Game42.422nd
Assists Per Game20.920th
Points Allowed100.918th

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