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2015–16 Brooklyn Nets season

The 2015–16 Brooklyn Nets season was the 40th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and its 4th season playing in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

2015–16 Brooklyn Nets season
Head coachLionel Hollins
Tony Brown
General managerBilly King
Sean Marks
Owner(s)Mikhail Prokhorov
ArenaBarclays Center
Results
Record21–61 (.256)
PlaceDivision: 4th (Atlantic)
Conference: 14th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionYES Network, WWOR
RadioWFAN
< 2014–15 2016–17 >

In the off-season, the Nets let Deron Williams go after five seasons with the team. He later signed with the Dallas Mavericks.

On February 25, the Nets parted ways with All-Star Joe Johnson. Two days later, Johnson signed with the Miami Heat.

The Nets finished with a 21–61 record, their worst since moving to Brooklyn in 2012.

Key datesEdit

  • January 10: the Nets fire head coach Lionel Hollins after starting the season with a 10–27 record. Tony Brown is named interim head coach.[1]
  • January 10: Billy King resigns as the general manager for the Nets.
  • February 18: Sean Marks hired as the general manager of the Brooklyn Nets.

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 29 Chris McCullough Power forward   United States Syracuse
2 41 Pat Connaughton Small forward   United States Notre Dame

RosterEdit

2015–16 Brooklyn Nets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G/F 44 Bogdanović, Bojan 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 216 lb (98 kg) 1989–04–18 Croatia
G 22 Brown, Markel 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1992–01–29 Oklahoma State
G 21 Ellington, Wayne 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1987–11–29 North Carolina
F 24 Hollis-Jefferson, Rondae 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1995–01–03 Arizona
G 2 Jack, Jarrett   6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1983–10–28 Georgia Tech
G/F 10 Karasev, Sergey 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 208 lb (94 kg) 1993–10–26 Russia
G 6 Kilpatrick, Sean 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 219 lb (99 kg) 1990–01–06 Cincinnati
G 0 Larkin, Shane 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1992–10–02 Miami (FL)
C 11 Lopez, Brook (C) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 275 lb (125 kg) 1988–04–01 Stanford
F 1 McCullough, Chris 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1995–02–05 Syracuse
F/C 33 Reed, Willie 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1990–05–16 Saint Louis
F 41 Robinson, Thomas 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 237 lb (108 kg) 1991–03–17 Kansas
F/C 14 Sims, Henry 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 248 lb (112 kg) 1990–03–27 Georgetown
G 15 Sloan, Donald 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1988–01–15 Texas A&M
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: 2016–04–06

Game logEdit

Preseason game logEdit

2015–16 game log
Total: 2–4 (Home: 1–2; Road: 1–2)
2015–16 season schedule


Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
yToronto Raptors 56 26 .683 0.0 32–9 24–17 14–2 82
xBoston Celtics 48 34 .585 8.0 28–13 20–21 10–6 82
New York Knicks 32 50 .390 24.0 18–23 14–27 8–8 82
Brooklyn Nets 21 61 .256 35.0 14–27 7–34 6–10 82
Philadelphia 76ers 10 72 .122 46.0 7–34 3–38 2–14 82


Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 cCleveland Cavaliers * 57 25 .695 82
2 yToronto Raptors * 56 26 .683 1.0 82
3 yMiami Heat * 48 34 .585 9.0 82
4 xAtlanta Hawks 48 34 .585 9.0 82
5 xBoston Celtics 48 34 .585 9.0 82
6 xCharlotte Hornets 48 34 .585 9.0 82
7 xIndiana Pacers 45 37 .549 12.0 82
8 xDetroit Pistons 44 38 .537 13.0 82
9 Chicago Bulls 42 40 .512 15.0 82
10 Washington Wizards 41 41 .500 16.0 82
11 Orlando Magic 35 47 .427 22.0 82
12 Milwaukee Bucks 33 49 .402 24.0 82
13 New York Knicks 32 50 .390 25.0 82
14 Brooklyn Nets 21 61 .256 36.0 82
15 Philadelphia 76ers 10 72 .122 47.0 82

Regular season game logEdit

2015–16 game log
Total: 21–61 (Home: 14–27; Road: 7–34)
2015–16 season schedule

TransactionsEdit

Re-signedEdit

Player Signed Former Team

AdditionsEdit

Player Signed Former team Ref.
Lionel Hollins fired N/A [2]

SubtractionsEdit

Player Signed New Team
Joe Johnson[3] Waived Miami Heat
Deron Williams[4] Waived Dallas Mavericks

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nets Part Ways With Head Coach Lionel Hollins". NBA.com. NBA. January 10, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
  2. ^ "Nets Part Ways With Head Coach Lionel Hollins". NBA.com. January 10, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
  3. ^ "HEAT Signs Joe Johnson". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. February 27, 2016. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  4. ^ "Mavericks sign three-time All-Star Williams". NBA.com. July 14, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2015.