Nets’ Ben Simmons undergoes back surgery for the second time

Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons underwent a successful microscopic partial discectomy to alleviate the nerve impingement in his lower back. Simmons is expected to make a full recovery in time for training camp next season, the Nets announced Thursday. The team ruled the three-time All-Star out for the remainder of the 2023-24 season last week […]

James Foglio  •  14 Mar 2024
Nets’ Ben Simmons Out for Season with Lower Back Injury

The Brooklyn Nets are ruling guard Ben Simmons out for the rest of the 2023-24 season because of an ongoing left lower back nerve impingement injury, the team announced Thursday morning. “Ben Simmons will remain out for the remainder of the season while he consults with specialists and explores treatment options for the nerve impingement […]

James Foglio  •  07 Mar 2024
Is Ben Simmons (back) playing tonight against Grizzlies?

Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons (left lower back nerve impingement) has been downgraded to out for Monday night’s home game against the Memphis Grizzlies, according to Meghan Triplett of YES Network. Simmons was initially listed as questionable due to leg soreness, which sidelined him three games. Though, he is now no longer available. The three-time […]

James Foglio  •  04 Mar 2024
NBA G League Guard Terry Roberts Shot in Philadelphia by Stray Bullet Outside Bar

NBA G League guard Terry Roberts of the Long Island Nets was shot and seriously wounded by a stray bullet outside a bar in the Olney section of Philadelphia early on Sunday, his family announced. Authorities were called to 5th Street Lounge around 12:45 a.m. and found the 23-year-old Nets guard shot in the upper […]

James Foglio  •  27 Feb 2024
Nets fire coach Jacque Vaughn after 21-33 record at All-Star break

The Brooklyn Nets fired head coach Jacque Vaughn on Monday morning after going 21-33 and sitting in 11th place in the Eastern Conference at the NBA All-Star break. Brooklyn suffered its second-worst loss in franchise history last Thursday, losing 136-86 to the Boston Celtics. The Nets trailed by as many as 56 points in the […]

James Foglio  •  19 Feb 2024
Celtics vs. Nets Odds, Picks, & Predictions (Feb. 13)

Tonight, the Brooklyn Nets (21-31, 24-26-2 ATS) host the Boston Celtics (41-12, 24-27-2 ATS) in the third meeting of the 2023-24 NBA season; Celtics vs Nets preview, odds, picks, predictions, and injuries are here. Sportsbooks show the Celtics as 9-point favorites on the road. BetOnline odds are below. Celtics vs. Nets Game Preview Click the […]

James Foglio  •  13 Feb 2024
Kyrie Irving Blames New York City Mayor Eric Adams For Nets Trade

Dallas Mavericks star Kyrie Irving was asked by a fan sitting courtside why he didn’t “play like this” with the Brooklyn Nets during Tuesday night’s 119-107 win at Barclays Center, and the eight-time All-Star couldn’t help but take a jab at New York City Mayor Eric Adams. “Why you didn’t play like this when you […]

James Foglio  •  07 Feb 2024
Nets’ Ben Simmons (back) cleared to play for first time since Nov. 6

Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons (back) is available to play for the first time since November, according to reports. In December, Simmons received an epidural shot for the nerve impingement in his lower back. The Nets listed Simmons as probable on their injury report Sunday, then upgraded him to available Monday after he participated in […]

James Foglio  •  29 Jan 2024
Is Cameron Johnson playing tonight (Jan. 25) vs. Timberwolves?

Brooklyn Nets forward Cameron Johnson (left shoulder contusion) has been upgraded to available for Thursday night’s home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The five-year veteran has missed eight games this season. Through 35 starts this season, Johnson is averaging 14 points, 4.6 rebounds, a career-high 2.6 assists, and 28.5 minutes per game. Plus, he’s shooting […]

James Foglio  •  25 Jan 2024