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Nets at bottom of first Power Rankings

Brooklyn is projected to win less than 25 games this year, and is favored in only four games on its schedule. It's going to be another long season for the Nets, who rank even lower than the 76ers. Preseason Power Rankings

How many games will Brooklyn win?

Kevin Pelton takes a look at the win projections for all 30 NBA teams using ESPN's real plus-minus (RPM). ESPN's Summer Forecast estimated 20 wins, but the latest projections have the Nets winning much more. Final predictions (Insider)

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Nets searching for vision

Zach Lowe presents his annual preseason tiers for all NBA teams. He doesn't see Brooklyn sniffing the playoffs anytime soon, but believes trading Brook Lopez would be a step in the right direction. Lowe's NBA tiers

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nets waived Yogi Ferrell to get down to 15 players. They open the regular season on Wednesday in Boston.

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Nets Waive Guard Yogi Ferrell

The Indiana University product signed with Brooklyn on Aug. 5 and appeared in three preseason games, averaging 4.3 points and 1.7 assists. The Nets' roster now stands at 15.

Porzingis caps off preseason with three blocks in Knicks' win (0:38)

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets PG Jeremy Lin: "It's preseason, so you take all (the stats) and throw it out the window. I don't care about it at all. It doesn't matter."

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets center Brook Lopez on the team's offense which features motion and a faster pace: "It's definitely not something I'm used to." Lopez's adjustment to this system will be an intriguing storyline heading into the regular season.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said Jeremy Lin's transition as a full-time starter at point guard is still a work in progress with Lin being in "two-guard mode" at times.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson on the preseason: "I think we've made progress." Remember Brooklyn's brass has used the word progress a lot with a rebuilding roster and having to incorporate 10 new players.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeremy Lin's final preseason game for the Nets: 24 points, 10 assists, 8 turnovers, 13 free-throw attempts.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets starters vs. Knicks in preseason finale tonight: Jeremy Lin, Randy Foye, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Trevor Booker, Brook Lopez

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson says he's still looking at combinations with one preseason game left vs. the Knicks tonight.

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NBA Lockdown: Eastern Conference Punching Bags

Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Cassidy Hubbarth talk about the bottom-dwellers in the Eastern Conference and debate which clubs could make a jump this coming season.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

40 Years Ago Today: Nets owner Roy Boe trades Dr. J to the Philadelphia 76ers for $3 million. The move helps Boe pay fees from the NBA-ABA merger as well as pay off Knicks for territorial rights. But it also sets back franchise for 25 years.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN's Basketball Power Index pegs the Brooklyn Nets with a 21.2% chance at the top pick in June's draft. The Boston Celtics can swap spots with the Nets this year.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nets announced Tuesday they've waived Beau Beech, Chase Budinger, Jorge Gutierrez and Egidijus Mockevicius. Their roster is at 16 heading into their final preseason game. It of course needs to be at 15 before the regular season starts.

Thomas leads Celtics to win over the Nets (0:54)

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson -- continuing to experiment with different combinations in the preseason -- starting Jeremy Lin, Sean Kilpatrick, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Justin Hamilton and Brook Lopez in Boston tonight. Rebuilding Brooklyn has 10 new players on its roster -- more turnover than any other team, per NBA.com's research.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets PG Jeremy Lin on Donald Trump's "locker-room talk" quote: "It's extremely vulgar. That's pretty disrespectful to women. We're not talking like that. Trust me. Do I agree with what he said? Not at all."

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Brooklyn PG Jeremy Lin on the preseason test a likely playoff team like Boston provides: "I've never had any fear that our team can't compete with these teams. I just think we have a much, much, much smaller margin of error, but from a talent standpoint or whatever do I think our ceiling could be a really good team? Yeah, I believe that. There's gonna be a lot of steps along the way ... but if you asked me I'm confident in the players here that we can compete with anybody on any given night."

Team Stats

Points Per Game98.626th
Rebounds Per Game42.423rd
Assists Per Game22.315th
Points Allowed106.024th

Team History


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