The Brooklyn Nets will reportedly hire former Denver Nuggets assistant coach Chris Fleming as an assistant coach under first year Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson's staff; Fleming, a New Jersey native, has experience as a head coach from the European League's, spending over a decade in Germany.
The Houston Rockets are considering hiring current Charlotte Hornets assistant coach Stephen Silas, in which, if he does get hired, Silas would bring in former Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins as his assistant head coach and be his top assistant; Hollins spent less than two seasons as the head coach in Brooklyn before he was fired after a 10-27 start in 2015-2016.
On Tuesday night during the NBA Draft Lottery, the Brooklyn Nets sent the number three overall pick to the Boston Celtics to officially complete the trade from the summer of 2014 in which the Nets landed Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry from Boston and the Celtics landed the Nets 2014, 2016 and 2018 first round picks, plus five players.
The Brooklyn Nets are reportedly trying to trade into the late first round or early second round of the 2016 NBA Draft; the Nets currently don't have a pick in the draft due to previous trades in the past, as their first round pick is currently owned by the Boston Celtics from the Kevin Garnett/Paul Pierce trade.
The Brooklyn Nets host the Toronto Raptors tomorrow night at Barclay's CEnter in the team's last game of the season. The team is looking forward to the offseason, though, and getting the team ready for the fall when they plan to come out strong.
The Brooklyn Nets announced today that they have signed center Henry Sims for the remainder of the 2015-16 season. Sims had previously signed two 10-day contracts with the team.
Brooklyn Nets assistant general manager Frank Zanin announced on Monday that he is stepping down from his position. The decision, which was announced via Twitter, was based on giving Sean Marks full control of his personnel.
Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks made the ultimate decision to sit Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young for the remainder of the season. Nets fans were unhappy with the decision, but there is no reason to risk injury to either player with nothing left on the line.
The Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks had a lot riding on last night's game, both the season series and all-time series between the teams were up for grabs. The Nets youngsters couldn't keep up with the Knicks, though, and the Nets lost 105-91.
The Brooklyn Nets "travel" to face the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden tonight. Both teams are focusing on playing younger guys, but there will be a battle under the rim between Brook Lopez and Robin Lopez, who turn 28 today.