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2018 Schedule
28-54, 5th in Atlantic

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Dzanan Musa has a small $1M buyout in his contract. The intent is that Musa is not a draft and stash and that he will be in a Nets uniform next season. Brooklyn can chip in $700K to reduce the cost.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Analytics will have a greater impact on some teams choices tonight more than others. ESPN's Ben Alamar surveyed executives to find out who in the NBA uses draft analytics the best.


Who Will Be Drafted Number 1?

Bomani Jones and Pablo Torre preview the NBA Draft and bid for Luck Doncic to go number 1, weigh in on the Dwight Howard trade, the Philly Phanatic incident and more.

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2dChris Haynes

Howard, Nets to work on buyout of contract

Eight-time NBA All-Star Dwight Howard and the Brooklyn Nets have agreed to enter into buyout talks for his $23.8 million expiring contract.

Stephen A.: Teams 'don't want' Howard (1:38)
Stephen A.: Howard is 'irrelevant' (1:47)
Jalen: Nets 'have nothing to lose' in Howard trade (1:02)

Bobby Marks ESPN 

With the Dwight Howard trade, only Allen Crabbe will have a guaranteed contract for the Nets in 2019-20. The Nets could potentially have up to $60M+ in room next summer but will be contingent on the restricted free agency of D'Angelo Russell and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson.

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3dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Hornets trading Howard to Nets

The Hornets have agreed to send Dwight Howard to the Nets for Timofey Mozgov, draft picks and cash, sources told ESPN.


RR: Jay Bilas & Bobby Marks

Russillo on all the LeBron and Kawhi rumors plus Jay Bilas previews the NBA Draft and Bobby Marks tells the story of trying to sign LeBron when he was with the Nets.

Prospect Profile: Rodions Kurucs (0:30)
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10dBen Alamar

Which teams are the most analytical when it comes to the NBA draft?

The Rockets lead the way in our rankings of the most analytical NBA teams when it comes to the draft, but it's the Spurs, and general manager R.C. Buford, whose makeup has had a ripple effect throughout the league.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Will Weaver is nearing an agreement with the G League's Long Island Nets to serve as the club's next head coach, league sources told ESPN. Weaver is a member of Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson's staff and had previously worked under Brett Brown with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Prospect Profile: Dzanan Musa (0:32)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Oakland's Kendrick Nunn has worked out for the Pistons, Suns, Nets, Bulls and Thunder thus far. Nunn, one of the NCAA's top scorers last season, has workouts scheduled with the Nuggets, Kings, Mavs and Rockets and will work out in front of nearly 100 pro personnel at the Impact group workout this week.


RR: Woj & NBA Combine Recap

Russillo recaps the best stuff from the NBA Combine and talks about Steph Curry breaking out of his shooting slump, plus draft and trade rumors with Woj.

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Russian whistleblower wants libel case dropped

Former Moscow lab director Grigory Rodchenkov seeks dismissal of a libel lawsuit supported by Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov on behalf of three Russian biathletes whose medals from the Sochi Games were stripped for doping.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

James Johnson receives a technical and a personal foul for his takedown of Marco Belinelli. An 8-point Sixers lead balloons to 11.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ex-Knick Pablo Prigioni will join the Nets as an assistant coach to Kenny Atkinson, the club announced. The Nets also hires Tiago Splitter as a pro scout. Splitter will also have duties related to on-court player development.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The NBA appointed Derek Chang today as CEO of NBA China. Chang, who will oversee the NBA's basketball and business development in the country, previously was head of International Lifestyle Channels at Scripps Networks Interactive and before that was DIRECTV's VP of Content Strategy and Development. He also was an executive VP of development at YES Network where he played a role in launching the network and developing its relationship with the Nets.

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.614th
Rebounds Per Game44.49th
Assists Per Game23.79th
Points Allowed110.328th

Team History