Brooklyn Nets

Nets sign Yakuba “Billy” Ouattara of Ghana to two way deal

The Nets have announced Friday the signing of their first two-way player, Yakuba “Billy” Ouattara. He’s a 25-year-old, 6’4” shooting guard from Ghana who has played for Monaco in the French league and for the French national team. Per team policy, terms of...

Russell says Nets, Atkinson, have greeted him with “open arms”

In an interview with Sean Deveney of The Sporting News, D’Angelo Russell has broad praise for how the Nets have treated him since the Draft Night trade that brought him to Brooklyn ... and sees no problems playing with Jeremy Lin. Asked about any...

Let’s Speculate! Would Nets take on Ryan Anderson?

Carmelo Anthony still wants out of New York. On Thursday, Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Knicks franchise player was willing to forego an $8 million trade kicker if Steve Mills, Scott Perry et al can facilitate a move to Houston. And no, there’s...

While fans debate Lin vs. Russell, the players are cool with pairing

In their latest interviews, D’Angelo Russell and Jeremy Lin say it doesn’t matter which guard spot they play. Whatever coach wants, they’re ready. Fans may debate the pairing but the players are cool. You have your ball-handlers, wings and bigs. That’s the NBA today....

Mikhail Prokhorov’s appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Wednesday night, Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert as a part of the show’s “Russia Week.” In the segment, Colbert visits Prokhorov at his house outside Moscow and talks being an oligarch, the Nets, Prokhorov’s lost yacht and...

Nets make it official: Sign Jarrett Allen to rookie deal

The Nets have officially signed Jarrett Allen, their first round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, to a multi-year, rookie contract. The Nets control Allen’s rights for up to four years under the deal. Allen will make $1,713,720 this season, the seventh highest...

NetsDaily Mailbag: Post (Most) Free Agency Edition

Reed Wallach tries his hand at another Mail Bag. Much of what the Nets are doing remains a mystery but he tries to unravel what’s happening in response to fans questions. The most of free agency is most certainly behind us, with...

Caris LeVert joins Jeremy Lin in Taiwan

Caris LeVert landed in Taiwan Thursday, less than a week after the Nets were eliminated in the quarterfinal round of the Las Vegas Summer League. LeVert is joining Jeremy Lin for two days (July 20-21) to help guest coach at Lin’s annual basketball camp....

DeMarre Carroll criticized for trashing Raptors offense

Well, get ready to mark down another red letter day when the NBA schedule comes out in a few weeks. There will be, of course, D’Angelo Russell’s return to Staples Center and Brook Lopez’s return to Barclays. Now, you can add DeMarre Carroll’s first...

In Colbert interview, a new look at Prokhorov … warts, ninja stars and all

Stephen Colbert spend much of a day last week with Mikhail Prokhorov, producing a feature on “how to be a Russia oligarch” for his “Russia Week” series. And here it is... Just like the “60 Minutes” profile seven years ago, this one...

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Report: Celtics monitoring Kyrie Irving situation

Danny Ainge is keeping tabs on the Kyrie Irving market. According to ESPN’s Zach Lowe, the Boston Celtics have spoken with the Cleveland...