Brownstone Ballers - A Brooklyn Nets Podcast
By Michael Solli & Nick Ward
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Welcome to Brownstone Ballers - A Brooklyn Nets Podcast, your source for all things Brooklyn Nets. Hosts Michael Solli & Nick Ward go in-depth on rumors, recaps, and speculation revolving the Nets. You can follow us on Twitter @BBallersPod and Instagram @BrownstoneBallers. To submit comments or questions for the show, please visit us online at www.brownstoneballers.com
||Explicit31.5 – Faried & Lin Double Trade, Swiss Army Lineups & Sean Marks Is Tony Stark||Mike and Nick on a special edition episode due to the big trade news that dropped just hours after the last episode, while discussing the variety of versatile lineups the Nets can throw out there this season,||7/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit31 – Free Agency Steals, Trade Rumors & Punchable Faces||Mike and Nick jump in to recap some of the Nets early moves of the offseason, speculate on what else Sean Marks and company might have up their sleeves for the rest of the summer, and look forward to some 2019 Free Agency pipe dreams.||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit30 – Nets Free Agency Primer, Trade Rumors & NBA Draft Reaction||Nick & Mike dive into what they expect of the Brooklyn Nets in free agency. Addressing players such as Julius Randle, Joe Harris, Clint Capela, JJ Redick, Mario Hezonja, Noah Vonleh and more! They talk potential trades and recap the draft,||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit29 – Playoff Reaction, NBA Draft Prep, Trade Rumors & Free Agency Preview||Mike and Nick return from the hiatus to recap the playoffs and speculate into some off-season rumors that have already been swirling around Brooklyn. They check in on who the Nets have their eye on with three draft picks next week,||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit28 – Season Wrap-Up & Offseason Preview||Mike and Nick hop on the final podcast of the year to wrap up the last few weeks of the Nets season, dig into some player grades, and preview what to expect in the draft, free agency, and the off-season as a whole.||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit27 – Smokin’ Joe Harris, Youth Development & Finishing Strong||Mike & Nick wrap up some more fourth quarter meltdowns, celebrate some Nets milestones, and preview some draft prospects to watch in the Final Four.||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit26 – Future Fantasies, Dwightmare Part VII & New Pod Crew||Mike and Nick talk about Dwightmare Part VII from the Hornets matchup, make an exciting podcast announcement, and fantasize about lineups for the year 2020.||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit25 – Time Flies When You’re Losing Games!||Mike and Nick dig into the recent ups and downs of the Nets’ season, break down D’Angelo Russell’s hot streak and what his resurgence means for the future of Spencer Dinwiddie, and wrap up by reviewing some possible Net targets in the NCAA Tournam||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit24 – Backcourt Chemistry, Megazord Bench Squad & Youngsters Blossoming||Mike and Nick return after an extended break to discuss the Nets’ continued struggles with close late games, the future of the backcourt, and talk about the chances of the Nets closing out of the season strong with some wins.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit23 – Steaming Hot Crabbe, Losing Streaks and All-Star Weekend||Mike & Nick talk about the prolonged losing streak and the late game follies, discuss the bright spots of Allen Crabbe and D’Angelo Russell’s resurgence, and give some predictions for the upcoming NBA All-Star Saturday Night.||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit22 – Trade Deadline Deals, Weathering Injuries and Upcoming All Star Break||Mike and Nick delve into a couple of minor trades that the Nets have pulled off prior to the trade deadline. They discuss the continued surge of Jarrett Allen as starter, Allen Crabbe’s career night, and look forward to the All-Star break.||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit21 – Jarrett Allen Hath Arrived, NBA Trade Deadline and A Pod Announcement||Mike and Nick talk about the big man rotation, with Jarrett Allen now starting and Jahlil Okafor soaking up quality minutes. They discuss the upcoming trade deadline and which Nets could be staying or going,||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit20 – Winwiddie, Mid-Season Grades & Trade Deadline Deals||Mike and Nick check in on the Nets after the much awaited return of D’Angelo Russell, break down and give some mid-season grades, discuss a bit of the All-Star game, and speculate if any Nets could be dealt at the trade deadline.||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit19 – Pump Fakes, Conspiracy Theories and DLoading’s Return||Mike & Nick get you prepped for the much anticipated return of D’Angelo Russell after a 9 week absence and discuss Caris Levert’s chances at winning the Sixth Man Award. They also wonder if Spencer Dinwiddie is hitting some fatigue,||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit18 – RESPECT, Jelly Beans & Close Game Situations||Mike & Nick get giddy for the impending return of D’Angelo Russell, discuss Spencer Dinwiddie’s struggles with lack of respect from the officiating, and speculate on if the Nets could benefit from some late game lineup changes.||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit17 – Bomb Cyclones, Nets Basketball & Candy Stashes||Mike & Nick withstand the “Bomb Cyclone” that is Winter Storm Grayson to catch up on the last few weeks of Nets hoops, including Caris Levert’s hot streak, Allen Crabbe’s all-around production, and hypothesizing if we are close to seeing D’Ang||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit16 – Preaching Patience & Finding Positives In A Losing Streak||Mike & Nick talk about the rough losing streak the Nets are in, give an overview of an article from The Ringer, and endlessly hope D’Angelo Russell comes back ASAP.||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit15 – Trust The Progress, LeVert’s Breakout & Instagram Models||Mike and Nick talk about the quick Mexico City road trip, several young players are showing impressive progress, Spencer Dinwiddie’s unlucky streak with foul trouble coinciding with Caris Levert’s breakout,||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit14 – FREE JAH! Jahlil Okafor Trade Reaction – Emergency Pod!||Mike & Nick hop on a quick emergency pod with some rapid reaction on the Jahlil Okafor acquisiton, and what it means on the court for the rest of the season and the future.||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit13 – Hot Dogs, Star Wars, Farewell Tours & MEXICO!||Mike & Nick talk about Dinwiddie’s continued stellar play as the starting point guard and Jarrett Allen’s rapid development. They also discuss players eating hot dogs during games, Star Wars Night at Barclays,||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit12 – Winnable Games, Players Stepping Up & The Return Of The Cyclone||Mike and Nick talk about D’Angelo Russell’s injury and unexpected surgery and when to expect him back on the court, and review which key reserves have stepped up in his absence. They also discuss some hot streaks from the Nets wing core of Levert,||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11 – Home Sweet Homestretch, Injury Adversity, and Thanksgiving Dishes||Mike and Nick break down the last 3 games, and the end of the Nets long road trip. We talk about the effects of D’Angelo Russell’s injury, and who needs to step up in his absence. We dig into some NBA injury rate statistics,||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit10 – Dr. Kenny Frankenstein, West Coast Woes, and A Search For Consistency||Mike and Nick talk about the rough ongoing West Coast road trip, breaking down the last four games. They talk about DeMarre Carroll’s grittiness and leadership, D’Angelo Russell’s ups and downs, Rondae’s continued offensive improvement,||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit9 – A Rollercoaster Of Highs & Lows In The Nets Young Season||Mike & Nick discuss what was a rough week for the Nets, dropping three out of four. They delve into the major struggles on defense, protecting the paint, and praise Spencer Dinwiddie’s heroics and Rondae’s incredible offensive improvement. Also,||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit8 – The LINjury, Nets Depth Advantage & An Impactful Jarrett Allen||Mike and Nick talk about Jeremy Lin’s devastating season-ending injury and how it impacts the team on and off the court. They also break down the hot start by the Nets, starting off 2-1, despite some defensive woes.||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7 – Explosive & Efficient, Mid-Range Rondae & Bold Predictions||Mike and Nick discuss the explosive and efficient preseason for the Brooklyn Nets thus far. They go in depth with what they have seen from each player in preseason, and what to expect out of each player once the real games start. Last but not least,||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit6 – Broadcasting Changes, Media Day, Training Camp & Big Breakdowns||In Episode 6, Mike and Nick talk about the YES Network broadcasting changes adding Sarah Kustok as the full-time analyst, discuss some of the notable quotes from the Markinson (Marks & Atkinson) presser and media day,||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit5 – Tyler Zeller Signing, Wings Breakdown & An Unexpected Twist!||In Episode 5, we discuss the Nets first free agent signing of the offseason, Tyler Zeller. Then we continue with the positional breakdowns, with wings. And finish up with a sort of surprise and fun discussion to wrap up.||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit4 – Schedule, New Nike Jerseys & Breaking Down The Guards||Mike and Nick break down all of the changes to the NBA schedule and talk about some of the notable games on the Nets slate. They also talk about the new Nike jerseys that dropped, D’Angelo Russell in the news,||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3 – Offseason News & Notes, Listener Questions, and Statistical Tidbits||In Episode 3, Mike and Nick recap and react to the roster moves made following the Allen Crabbe trade, examine some items on the Nets rumor mill including possible acquisitions and ownership change, and go in-depth on some Nets making headlines during .||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2 – Allen Crabbe Trade Breakdown, Sean Marks Strikes Again!||In episode two, Mike and Nick break down everything about the Nets’ acquisition of Allen Crabbe, how he fits on the court, the financials behind the deal, and speculate on the future of Brooklyn’s overcrowded backcourt,||7/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1 – Offseason Recap, NBA Free Agency and Season Outlook||In the debut episode, Mike and Nick talk about some offseason recap topics, including the Lopez/Russell trade, how Russell will fit within the team and organization, as well as the draft pick Jarrett Allen and the acquisition of Demarre Carroll,||7/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
these guys really know what they're talking about. I'll be coming back for more in the future! go nets!
Very in depth run down of Nets related news! Keep up the solid work!
Fun New Nets Pod!
One of the commentators needs to hone down phrase "don't put too much stock into it" ;).. Other than that it's great! Keep up the work guys!