12:02 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
New York Daily News 48 mins ago
Lionel Hollins says he might have to push these Nets harder

Lionel Hollins says he might have to push these Nets harder

The Nets have tried desperately to distance themselves from the notion that they’re a soft ball club in recent years. In the summer of 2013, the team acquired Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce for the purpose of injecting a little nasty into the franchise.

Hollins: "We're a work in progress"

Despite his team’s surprisingly poor start to the season, Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins is confident they’ll eventually get it together. “We’re a work in progress,” Hollins told Mike Lupica on ESPN NewYork 98.7 a day after Brooklyn’s 121-105 loss in Boston. “We haven’t had as much work as we would’ve liked after going on the China trip. We didn’t really have the days of practice that we would’ve liked, but it’s all part of growing and becoming a good team.

No. 21 binds Cory Jefferson, Isaiah Austin

BOSTON -- The No. 21 means a lot more to Brooklyn Nets rookie forward Cory Jefferson now. He sees it on the front of his jersey every day. And it reminds him just how fortunate he is to be playing the game he loves at the highest level possible. Five days before the 2014 Draft, Jefferson found out that his former Baylor teammate and close friend, Isaiah Austin, would not be joining him in the NBA. Austin had been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome -- a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue.
Tim Bontemps / New York Post 11 hours ago
Nets rewind: This Kevin Garnett version is more like it

Nets rewind: This Kevin Garnett version is more like it

Here are three thoughts on the Nets’ 121-105 blowout loss to the Celtics Wednesday night in Boston in their season opener: 1. There wasn’t much that went right for the...
Newark Star-Ledger 21 hours ago

Brooklyn Nets fall to Boston Celtics in Rajon Rondo's return, 121-105

Rajon Rondo returned from a broken hand and had 13 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds ain the season opener Wednesday night to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 121-105.