Odds of Nets Future Success

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov captivated the basketball world when purchasing the New Jersey team last year. With outspoken plans of moving the struggling team to Brooklyn and even bigger dreams of landing talented players like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, New Jersey s faithful were understandably excited yet cautiously optimistic. The breathed skepticism was warranted, […]

July 2014 by netsinteractive

Litigation Takes Center Stage

Players Take The Court By: NBASCOUT / Special to As you may know by now, rejecting the owners latest offer, negotiations fell apart and the players took to the court today – not the hardwood – but the marble floors of the halls of justice. The union formally disbanded and the players brought actions […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Deron Williams

Saving Face: Deron for Devin By: NBASCOUT / Special to The Nets finally pulled a page out of former President Rod Thorn\’s playbook and managed to snatch a measure of victory from the agony of defeat in the aftermath of the Melo-Drama (not to mention the LeBron-athon) while pulling off a transaction out of […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Nets in 4-Team Deal

Nets Acquire Troy Murphy in 4-Team Trade By: NBASCOUT / Special to Indiana Pacers PF/C Troy Murphy, a New Jersey native, was acquired in a four-team deal Wednesday for swingman Courtney Lee. He is expected to fill the vacancy left by PF Yi Jianlian\’s departure until rookie PF Derrick Favors is ready to step […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Carmelo Anthony

Beggars Opera Redux By: NBASCOUT / Special to If the Summer of LeBron wasn\’t enough, the spectacle of new Nets Principal Owner, Mikhail Prokhorov, chasing Carmelo Anthony was. In what rational industry, except Hollywierd, are star performers chased?* Of course Hollywood turns out its own string of flops too even with starring casts? Financial […]

July 2014 by nbascout

New GM In The Fold

Nets Get Their \”King\” By: NBASCOUT / Special to After a long search, 44 year-old former 76ers executive Billy King has been named to the post of General Manager of the New Jersey Nets.* An official introduction is pending. One of the key factors driving the hire was the fact that the new GM […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Nets Close Out Preseason With Loss

Season Set To Begin By: NBASCOUT / Special to The Nets closed out their preseason with a 107-92 loss to the Celtics. They have a week off before hosting the Detroit Pistons in their opener, next Wednesday. The Nets stand to win somewhere between 30 and 50 games or so depending on player development […]

July 2014 by nbascout

New Prez/GM on Way?

Front Office Search Continues By: NBASCOUT / Special to The Nets are still searching for a President and/or General Manager as Rod Thorn is expected to step down on Friday according to reports. It\’s unclear whether the President and General Manager positions will be combined or VP Bobby Marks will be promoted and assume […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Draft Results

The Nets used a future 2nd round pick to move up two spots (from 27 to 25) in the first round in order to draft high-scoring, 6-5 Providence G Marshon Brooks. Maryland\’s 6-9 PF Jordan Williams was then taken with the Nets 36th pick of the second round. Afterwards it was announced that the Nets […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Anthony Morrow for Trade Exception + Protected 2nd Done

Where To Go From Here? By: NBASCOUT / Special to Anthony Morrow from the Warriors for a $4M Trade Exception and the Nets second round pick next year protected 31-55 is done. Unless the Nets finish among the top five teams next season, they won\’t have to ship over the second round pick.* The […]

July 2014 by nbascout