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Brooklyn And The Usefulness Of Pursuing Restricted Free Agents

by Jonathan Tjarks

Feb 1, 2016 12:49 PM

Restricted free agents who change teams are young guys looking to prove their worth and wanting more shots and minutes than they can receive if they stay put. Here are five the Nets should pursue. Read more »

Tags: Evan Fournier, Terrence Jones, Donatas Motiejunas, Harrison Barnes, Meyers Leonard, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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A Five-Step Plan To Fix The Nets

by Brett Koremenos

Jan 12, 2016 2:46 PM

With limited draft assets, a middling roster without much upside and no vision for the future, it's hard to imagine the Nets becoming relevant anytime in the near future. Read more »

Tags: Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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2015 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

Dec 29, 2015 8:16 PM

The only considerations are talent, age, cap flexibility and future draft picks with the goal being to eventually compete for and win the NBA Finals. Read more »

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Sixers, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Oklahoma City Thunder, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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NBA Season Preview: Brooklyn Nets

by Brett Koremenos

The Nets could remain a playoff team if Brook Lopez stays healthy, Lionel Hollins is able to salvage what could be a woeful bench unit with clever rotation management and Brooklyn cobbles together a respectable defense. Read more »
Offseason Review: Brooklyn Nets

by Keith P Smith

By removing some of their big salaries and replacing them with far smaller deals, the Nets should be able to get under the Luxury Tax. A year after paying over $90 million in tax payments, that is no small accomplishment. To have done it without significantly weakening the team is an even bigger accomplishment. Read more »
Leroux's 2015 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

Great drafts for the Nuggets, Wolves, Heat, 76ers and Raptors; good drafts for the Bulls, Magic, Pacers, Thunder, Warriors, Rockets and Celtics, along with teams having enh and bad drafts. Read more »
Strengths, Weaknesses Of All 30 NBA Teams Entering Draft, Free Agency

by Christopher Reina

These infographics show the percentile rankings for all 30 teams in the critical categories of offensive efficiency, defensive efficiency, rebound percentage, assist percentage, three-point percentage and foul rate during the 14-15 regular season. Read more »
A Playoff Preview In Team Infographics

by Christopher Reina

Looking at the percentile rankings for every team in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs in the critical categories of offensive efficiency, defensive efficiency, rebound percentage, assist percentage, three-point percentage and foul rate. Read more »
Phil Jackson's New York Burden

by Christopher Reina

The players inherited by Phil Jackson with the Knicks were awful and their location makes properly engaging in a full rebuild of a roster focused on the draft a near impossibility. Read more »
Coach's Corner: Can The Nets Be Fixed?

by Brett Koremenos

So is this middling squad what Brooklyn really is? Or can they find a panacea -- via trades or internal adjustments -- to regain their competitive footing? Read more »
2014-15 NBA Season Tiers Preview

by Danny Leroux

The Spurs, Clippers and Cavaliers enter the season as Tier One teams, while the Bulls, Raptors, Thunder, Warriors, Rockets and several other Western Conference teams are in that second tier. Read more »
Leroux's 2014 NBA Offseason Review

by Danny Leroux

The Cavs, 76ers, Spurs, Nuggets, Hornets and Suns were amongst teams to have a great offseason, while the Thunder, Magic, Kings, Lakers, Pacers and Knicks had bad ones. Read more »
Reviewing Brooklyn's 2014 Offseason

by Benjamin Cantor

Outside of the Jason Kidd saga, the Nets experienced a relatively quiet offseason. Their lack of cap flexibility made it difficult for them to add any impactful players and even retain their own free agents. The loss of two key contributors and the injury-riddled histories of their star players could cause the Nets to struggle to make the 2015 Playoffs. Read more »
Team-By-Team Analysis Of The 2014 NBA Draft

by Jonathan Tjarks

With the new CBA magnifying the importance of the draft and one of the most talented groups of prospects in recent years, what happened on Thursday night will have significant ramifications on the balance of power in the NBA for the next decade. Read more »
Leroux's 2014 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

Breaking down which teams had Great, Good, Enh and Bad drafts with Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid going in the top-3. Read more »
The Logic Of The Prokhorov/King Model

by Jonathan Tjarks

As soon as Mikhail Prokhorov bought the Nets, he began pouring money into the roster with seemingly no regard for costs. Billy King pushed their payroll to stratospheric levels and they're no closer to The Finals, but it remains a sound business decision. Read more »
10-Year NBA Win Rank Snapshot

by Christopher Reina

A 10-year season-by-season Win Rank snapshot for an NBA franchise creates an insightful visual narrative. Read more »
2014 First Round Picks (Which Teams Own The Picks?)

by Danny Leroux

While RealGM has an excellent database of the draft picks that have been traded between teams, we wanted to put together a summary more focused on the upcoming draft. Read more »
The Third Contract

by Danny Leroux

Most players have very little control over their destination for their first two NBA contracts, but the third contract creates a complete shift in power dynamics. Read more »
Top-60 Players In NBA Today (Considering Everything)

by Danny Leroux

The goal here is look at overall long-term value of players by considering age, contract, positional scarcity and of course overall quality, without factors like a playerís connection with a franchise or fit within a specific system. Read more »
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