Player News - Nets

Date: Team: Pos:

The Raptors have had "exploratory discussions" with the Nets regarding Thaddeus Young.

Toronto also has Kenneth Faried, Markieff Morris and P.J. Tucker on their radar, so it's clear that they're seeking an upgrade at the four in an attempt to close the gap behind Cleveland. Young's production would likely take a hit with a move to Toronto, but he would still have a stable role and would have no problem winning the starting spot over the likes of Luis Scola and Patrick Patterson. Expect the rumors to heat up after the All-Star game, but stashing a guy like Thomas Robinson in a deeper league makes some sense.
Source: ESPN
Feb 13 - 10:43 AM

Chris McCullough said that he's restricted to no more than 14 minutes per game for the time being.

He spent over a year rehabbing his surgically-repaired knee, so it's not a surprise that the Nets are easing him into the rotation. The 21-year-old forward is one of the few building blocks that Brooklyn has, but the Nets would have to make a trade or two at the deadline to open up some more minutes. For now, McCullough is just a stash in dynasty leagues.
Source: Nets Daily
Feb 12 - 12:19 PM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Nets

Joe Johnson is open to a trade, according to sources close to the player.

Johnson had recently said he wouldn't create waves by demanding a trade from the lowly Nets, but it sounds like he is having a change of heart closer to the trade deadline. According to a report from Basketball Insiders, Johnson is "as miserable as he has ever been" and would welcome a change of scenery. While it sounds like Johnson could be headed for a trade or buyout, the 34-year-old is averaging 13.6 points, 3.0 rebounds, 6.4 assists, 1.2 steals, and 2.4 treys over his last five games and is worth a nightly start as long as keeps up this pace.
Feb 11 - 9:01 AM

Wayne Ellington scored 18 points during a 109-90 loss to the Grizzlies on Wednesday, adding two rebounds, one assist and four 3-pointers in 25 minutes.

He hasn't played well at all since Lionel Hollins was let go. Ellington may get minutes if the Nets make some moves, but he's not playing well enough to be picked up until after that happens.
Feb 10 - 10:21 PM

Thomas Robinson played 24 minutes against the Grizzlies on Wednesday with eight points, nine rebounds, one steal and two blocks.

He picked up some extra run in garbage time. Robinson is likely going to be behind Chris McCullough if the Nets do break up their team, so he's not a great stash in almost any league.
Feb 10 - 10:18 PM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Nets

Joe Johnson did not score against the Grizzlies on Wednesday, adding two rebounds, one assist and four turnovers.

It wasn't his night. Surprisingly, Johnson came into tonight leading qualifiers for 3-point percentage in 2016. It still hasn't translated to great fantasy value with Johnson coming in at around top-100 value. He's only a low-end hold and cutting him for a speculative add isn't a bad idea.
Feb 10 - 10:04 PM

Thomas Robinson (illness) is dressed for Wednesday against the Grizzlies.

It's unknown if he'll play, but he is active. Leave Robinson on the wire in all leagues, especially with Chris McCullough around now.
Feb 10 - 7:25 PM

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is reportedly opposed to trading away Brook Lopez or Thaddeus Young.

Prokorov would reportedly prefer to keep the pair with the hopes of landing a big name during free agency rather than go through a full rebuild, which is good news for both Lopez and Young, as they are both putting up quality numbers in Brooklyn. For now, a trade sending away Lopez from the Nets seems unlikely.
Feb 10 - 10:24 AM

Thaddeus Young scored 20 points with seven boards, two assists, three blocks and one steal vs. the Nuggets on Monday.

He has now put together four dominant performances in a row with three double-doubles in that span. Young and Brook Lopez have been solid all season for the Nets despite their team's struggles, and the only thing that can really hurt them would be a trade. Lopez finished with 16 points, four boards and one block in 31 minutes.
Feb 8 - 10:13 PM

Markel Brown scored a career-high 19 points in Monday's win over the Nuggets, adding four boards, two assists and two 3-pointers in 24 minutes.

The Nets haven't got consistent production out of guys like Wayne Ellington and Bojan Bogdanovic this season, so maybe Brown can emerge down the stretch. He did score 15 points in 20 minutes on Saturday vs. the 76ers, but he's still only on the radar in deeper leagues for now. Prior to Saturday, Brown had yet to reach double digits in the scoring column.
Feb 8 - 10:08 PM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Nets

Joe Johnson banked in a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to help the Nets beat the Nuggets 105-104 on Monday.

Some will say it was luck, but Johnson has been doing this his entire career. He finished with 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting with eight assists, three boards, two steals and two 3-pointers in 30 minutes. He did score 20 or more points in two different games last week, but he still has very little upside and it's possible that the Nets negotiate a buyout so that he can join a contender. Regardless, it was nice to see him turn back the clock tonight.
Feb 8 - 10:01 PM

Chris McCullough (knee) played 11 minutes in his NBA debut on Monday vs. the Nuggets, scoring two points with two boards, one block and one steal.

The rookie was incredibly active in his limited minutes and his athleticism really stood out. The Nets are obviously going to ease him into the rotation because of how much time he missed due to his knee surgery, so expect him to have some minute restrictions for a while. He's an excellent stash in dynasty formats and owners in deeper leagues should keep an eye on him.
Feb 8 - 9:57 PM

Chris McCullough (knee) could make his NBA debut on Monday vs. the Nuggets.

A previous report said that he is expected to play, but coach Tony Brown said the rookie will only play if the right situation presents itself. He has been rehabbing his knee for about a year, so expect his minutes to be very limited right out of the gate. Owners in deeper leagues should keep an eye on him.
Feb 8 - 6:12 PM

Sergey Karasev (illness) will not play on Monday against the Nuggets.

He's not in the rotation anyway. Leave Karasev on the wire.
Feb 8 - 5:57 PM

Chris McCullough (knee) is expected to make his season debut on Monday vs. the Nuggets.

The rookie has been rehabbing a knee injury all season and he was on the active roster for the first time on Friday. McCullough will likely be very limited right out of the gate, but he's worth keeping an eye on in deeper leagues.
Source: Nets Daily
Feb 7 - 11:54 AM


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