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20-62, 5th in Atlantic
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2dJ.A. Adande

#NBArank's most memorable images

There's no shortage of timeless pictures throughout NBA history, but we ranked the best 12. Vinsanity soaring over Frederic Weis in the 2000 Olympics was a necessary inclusion.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Clippers guard JJ Reddick, attending a Mets game in Queens last night. Reddick , a free agent this summer, reportedly has a home in Brooklyn. That's led to speculation that the Nets will make an attempt to sign the sharpshooter. (Photo via Gemini Keez)

What's good with that Celtics-Nets trade? (1:35)
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10dChad Ford

Mock Draft 5.0: Nets settle for long-term project

With the first-round pick they traded to the Celtics turning into the No. 1 pick, Brooklyn at No. 22 finds a player who might take a while to get to where he needs to be.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Celtics have won the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft through Tuesday's draft lottery via a swap with the Brooklyn Nets. The Celtics, who open the Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday, will have their choice between Washington guard Markelle Fultz and UCLA guard Lonzo Ball, the top two players on ESPN Insider Chad Ford's big board.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets' Joe Harris will host a Slam Dunk Skills for Success program for third, fourth and fifth graders in Brooklyn tomorrow morning. Students will go through a Jr. NBA clinic, with a variety of activities (basketball and non-basketball) designed to help students achieve success in their everyday lives and develop skills to manage stress.

Mother's Day has always been important to Foye (0:58)
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16dOhm Youngmisuk

Lin: Racist comments more common in college

Nets point guard Jeremy Lin said he heard more racist remarks in regard to his Asian American heritage while in college playing for Harvard than in his years in the NBA.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

David Stern had a problem with the Nets resting Jeremy Lin, Brook Lopez and Trevor Booker in the season finale against Chicago, which clinched a playoff berth with a 112-73 win over Brooklyn. The Nets had no reason to risk any injuries to Lin and Lopez, who have dealt with injuries in the past. "I have no idea what was in the mind of the executives of the Brooklyn Nets -- none -- when they rested their starting players," Stern, the former NBA Commissioner, told USA Today. "If you're playing in a game of consequence, that has an impact, which is as good as it gets... And they sit their starters? Really? It's inexcusable in my view... shame on the Brooklyn Nets. They broke the [pact with fans]."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The dismal state of New York basketball has the Nets' top pick going to Boston and the Knicks in the seventh spot entering the lottery after losing a tiebreaker with Minnesota today.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean Marks says he and Kenny Atkinson will go to Europe and meet with Mikhail Prokhorov and do some scouting as well.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kenny Atkinson on what he learned from the Nets going 20-62: "I know it's going to make me a better coach... by the end of the season, I started to feel like a head coach. It's going to be a fun offseason tweaking some things strategically. I know this is going to be a process (becoming) a top-level coach."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean Marks says "it's been a learning curve" for Kenny Atkinson having to be the one who endured all the losses the most and stand before media and answer all the questions. Marks says behind scenes, Atkinson did incredible work keeping players morale up and keeping the team working despite the losing and instilling aspects he learned from mentors like Mike Budenholzer.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

After striking out in restricted free agency last summer twice with Tyler Johnson and Allen Crabbe, Sean Marks said, "doesn't mean we are not going that route." Marks says he's looking at everything but Nets have to be smart about it.

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.812th
Rebounds Per Game43.910th
Assists Per Game21.420th
Points Allowed112.529th

Team History