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The 2014–15 Brooklyn Nets season was the franchise's 48th season,[1] its 39th season in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and its 3rd season playing in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The Nets finished the regular season with a 38–44 record, securing the eighth seed. In the playoffs, the met the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks in the First Round, losing in six games.

2014–15 Brooklyn Nets season
Head coachLionel Hollins
General managerBilly King
Owner(s)Mikhail Prokhorov
ArenaBarclays Center
Results
Record38–44 (.463)
PlaceDivision: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 8th (Eastern)
Playoff finishFirst Round
(Lost to Hawks 2–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionYES Network, WWOR
RadioWFAN
< 2013–14 2015–16 >

The Nets would not make another playoff appearance until the 2018–19 season.

Contents

PreseasonEdit

NBA DraftEdit

Round Pick Pick traded to
1 17 Boston Celtics[a]
2 47 Boston Celtics[b]
Round Pick Pick traded from
2 44 Minnesota Timberwolves
2 59 Toronto Raptors
2 60 San Antonio Spurs

Pre-season tradesEdit

On July 1, head coach Jason Kidd, was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks for two second-round draft picks in 2015 and 2019.[4] To replace Kidd, the Nets signed Lionel Hollins as head coach.[5] On July 10, the Nets traded Marcus Thornton to the Boston Celtics and the draft rights to Edin Bavčić and İlkan Karaman to the Cleveland Cavaliers, for Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev.[6]

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-Toronto Raptors 49 33 .598 0.0 27–14 22–19 11–5 82
x-Boston Celtics 40 42 .488 9.0 21–20 19–22 12–4 82
x-Brooklyn Nets 38 44 .463 11.0 19–22 19–22 10–6 82
Philadelphia 76ers 18 64 .220 31.0 12–29 6–35 2–14 82
New York Knicks 17 65 .207 32.0 10–31 7–34 5–11 82


Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 c-Atlanta Hawks * 60 22 .732 82
2 y-Cleveland Cavaliers * 53 29 .646 7.0 82
3 x-Chicago Bulls 50 32 .610 10.0 82
4 y-Toronto Raptors * 49 33 .598 11.0 82
5 x-Washington Wizards 46 36 .561 14.0 82
6 x-Milwaukee Bucks 41 41 .500 19.0 82
7 x-Boston Celtics 40 42 .488 20.0 82
8 x-Brooklyn Nets 38 44 .463 22.0 82
9 Indiana Pacers 38 44 .463 22.0 82
10 Miami Heat 37 45 .451 23.0 82
11 Charlotte Hornets 33 49 .402 27.0 82
12 Detroit Pistons 32 50 .390 28.0 82
13 Orlando Magic 25 57 .305 35.0 82
14 Philadelphia 76ers 18 64 .220 42.0 82
15 New York Knicks 17 65 .207 43.0 82

Game logEdit

PreseasonEdit

2014 pre-season game log
Total: 4–2 (Home: 3–1; Road: 1–1)
2014–15 pre-season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

2014–15 game log
Total: 38–44 (Home: 19–22; Road: 19–22)
2014–15 season schedule

PlayoffsEdit

2015 playoff game log
Total: 2–4 (Home: 2–1; Road: 0–3)
2015 playoff schedule

Player statisticsEdit

Statistics (Summer League, preseason, and regular season)
Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Summer LeagueEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Markel Brown 5 5 26.0 .529 .375 .800 4.2 3.2 0.6 0.0 10.0
Kyle Casey 3 0 11.7 .200 .000 .000 2.0 0.3 0.7 1.7 0.7
Daniel Clark 2 0 8.5 .333 .000 .000 1.5 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.0
Donté Greene 5 3 19.4 .333 .294 1.000 3.6 2.8 1.0 0.6 9.4
Jorge Gutiérrez 2 0 9.5 .500 .000 1.000 1.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 4.0
Cory Jefferson 5 2 21.4 .700 .000 .875 6.8 0.2 1.4 1.6 11.2
Michael Jenkins 5 0 15.8 .462 .308 .857 1.8 1.2 0.6 0.0 6.8
Sergey Karasev 1 1 34.0 .444 .500 .500 4.0 3.0 1.0 0.0 11.0
Lasan Kromah 1 0 7.0 .333 .000 .000 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
Nick Minnerath 4 0 8.5 .357 .714 1.000 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.8 4.8
Alen Omic 1 0 10.0 .000 .000 1.000 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
Mason Plumlee 3 3 23.3 .750 .000 .643 4.7 1.7 1.7 0.7 18.0
John Roberson 2 0 6.0 .500 .000 1.000 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 2.0
Shane Southwell 0 0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
DaJuan Summers 5 4 20.6 .367 .222 .923 4.0 0.6 0.6 0.2 10.4
Marquis Teague 5 3 18.6 .455 .000 .905 1.6 5.8 1.2 0.0 9.8
Xavier Thames 5 2 20.4 .269 .167 .750 1.4 2.4 2.0 0.0 3.6
Adonis Thomas 3 2 17.7 .360 .333 .875 3.3 2.0 0.7 0.0 9.0
Totals 5 .446 .312 .842 32.4 20.2 10.0 4.4 87.4

Source: NBA.com

PreseasonEdit

InjuriesEdit

RosterEdit

2014–15 Brooklyn Nets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G/F 6 Anderson, Alan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1982–10–16 Michigan State
G/F 44 Bogdanović, Bojan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 216 lb (98 kg) 1989–04–18 Croatia
G 22 Brown, Markel 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1992–01–27 Oklahoma State
F 55 Clark, Earl 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 234 lb (106 kg) 1988–01–17 Louisville
G 0 Jack, Jarrett 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1983–10–28 Georgia Tech
F/C 21 Jefferson, Cory 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1990–12–26 Baylor
G/F 7 Johnson, Joe (C) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1981–06–29 Arkansas
C 9 Jordan, Jerome 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 253 lb (115 kg) 1986–09–29 Tulsa
G/F 10 Karasev, Sergey   6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 196 lb (89 kg) 1993–10–26 Russia
C 11 Lopez, Brook (C) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 275 lb (125 kg) 1988–04–01 Stanford
G 14 Morris, Darius 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1991–01–03 Michigan
F/C 1 Plumlee, Mason 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1990–03–05 Duke
F 33 Teletović, Mirza 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1985–09–17 Bosnia and Herzegovina
G 8 Williams, Deron (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 209 lb (95 kg) 1984–06–26 Illinois
F 30 Young, Thaddeus 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 221 lb (100 kg) 1988–06–21 Georgia Tech
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2015–04–06

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

June 26, 2014 Four-team trade
To Brooklyn Nets
Draft rights to 44th pick Markel Brown (from Minnesota)
Draft rights to 59th pick Xavier Thames (from Toronto)
Draft rights to 60th pick Cory Jefferson (from Philadelphia)
To Minnesota Timberwolves
Cash considerations (Brooklyn)
To Toronto Raptors
Cash considerations (Brooklyn)
To Philadelphia 76ers
Cash considerations (Brooklyn)
July 1, 2014[4] To Brooklyn Nets
2015 second-round pick
2019 second-round pick
To Milwaukee Bucks
Rights to hire Jason Kidd as head coach
July 10, 2014[6] Three-team trade
To Brooklyn Nets
Jarrett Jack (from Cleveland)
Sergey Karasev (from Cleveland)
To Boston Celtics
Marcus Thornton (Brooklyn)
Tyler Zeller (Cleveland)
To Cleveland Cavaliers
Draft rights to İlkan Karaman (Brooklyn)
Draft rights to Edin Bavčić (Brooklyn)
Future conditional second round pick (Boston)

Free agentsEdit

Re-signedEdit

Player Signed Contract Ref.
Andrei Kirilenko June 24, 2014 Opts in for second year [7]
Alan Anderson July 15, 2014 Multi-year deal [8]

AdditionsEdit

Player Signed Former team Ref.
Lionel Hollins[c] July 2, 2014 Memphis Grizzlies [5]
Bojan Bogdanović July 22, 2014 Fenerbahçe Ülker (TBL) [9]

SubtractionsEdit

Player Reason left Date New team Ref.
Shaun Livingston Free agency July 11, 2014 Golden State Warriors [10]
Paul Pierce Free agency July 12, 2014 Washington Wizards [11]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ On July 12, 2013, the team traded their first-round draft pick to the Celtics.[2]
  2. ^ On June 23, 2011, their second-round draft pick was traded to the Boston Celtics.[3]
  3. ^ Signed to the team as a coach.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brooklyn Nets 2014-15 Season Tickets on Sale Now
  2. ^ "Celtics Complete Trade With Brooklyn Nets". NBA.com. July 12, 2013. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  3. ^ "Celtics Acquire Draft Rights to Johnson". NBA.com. June 23, 2011. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Bucks Reach Agreement with Jason Kidd to Become New Head Coach". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 1, 2014. Retrieved July 4, 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Lionel Hollins, Nets agree to deal". ESPN. July 2, 2014. Retrieved July 4, 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Brooklyn Nets Acquire Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev". NBA.com. July 10, 2014. Retrieved July 11, 2014.
  7. ^ "Kirilenko opts in for second season with Nets". National Basketball Association. June 24, 2014. Retrieved July 18, 2014.
  8. ^ "Brooklyn Nets Re-Sign Alan Anderson". National Basketball Association. July 15, 2014. Archived from the original on July 20, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
  9. ^ "Lionel Hollins, Nets agree to deal". ESPN. July 22, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
  10. ^ "Warriors sign Livingston to three-year deal". NBA.com. July 11, 2014. Retrieved July 11, 2014.
  11. ^ "Report: Pierce joining Wizards on 2-year deal". NBA.com. July 12, 2014. Retrieved July 12, 2014.

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