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NBA Game Delayed Due To A Pickle -- Yes, You Read That Right

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.03.2015 | Sports

The NBA: Where amazing happens. The league lived up to that slogan on Monday night when the Milwaukee Bucks-Brooklyn Nets game was tempor...

Brooklyn Nets Rookie Buys New House For Mom Instead Of Himself

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 10.29.2015 | Sports

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson just gave back to the woman who gave him everything. The Brooklyn Nets rookie celebrated his mother's birthday on Friday by p...

Brooklyn Nets Rookie Discovers NYC Is A Vast Hellscape Of Sadness

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 09.16.2015 | Sports

When Rondae Hollis-Jefferson was traded to the Brooklyn Nets on the night of the 2015 NBA Draft, he was presumably happy. Right near The Big App...

The Brooklyn Nets Play Ball: A Night at the Barclays Center With the Hawks

Ronald Tiersky | Posted 05.05.2015 | Sports
Ronald Tiersky

On Monday, April 27, the Brooklyn Nets played the Atlanta Hawks in an NBA basketball first-round playoff game at the Barclays Center, which is located at the monstrous Atlantic Avenue intersection of subway lines in Brooklyn and the former Atlantic Yards train depot.

Memories of the Nassau Coliseum

Terry Lyons | Posted 06.14.2015 | Sports
Terry Lyons

My memories of a young, hard-hitting fan favorite, my "Spinner" Spencer, along with my fond memories of the Long Island's very own Islanders and Nets and the dump called the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, will live on forever.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Trade Deadline Winners And Losers | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.20.2015 | Sports

The famed NBA trade deadline has come and gone. Overall, 37 players were moved in 11 trades, including some marquee names and double-digit draft picks...

Pity the New York Sports Fan

Tom Allon | Posted 03.22.2015 | New York
Tom Allon

One of the many great things about living in New York City is the abundance of sports teams. In every major sport, New York has not one, but at least two professional teams -- a luxury not afforded to smaller cities like Cleveland or even more cosmopolitan ones like Boston.

Ben Walsh

A Bad Basketball Team Is A Great Investment | Ben Walsh | Posted 01.15.2015 | Business

It's a great time to own an NBA team. And an even better time to sell one: A bad team losing money in a big city is ten times more valuable than it was just five years ago.

REPORT: Brooklyn Nets For Sale

Bloomberg | Posted 01.13.2015 | Sports

The Brooklyn Nets are for sale. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov retained Evercore Partners to sell the National Basketball Association team h...

Intriguing Facts About Prince William and Duchess Kate's NYC Hotel, The Carlyle

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Jeryl Brunner

This past Sunday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge swept into New York City for a whirlwind three-day trip. They met Jay-Z, Beyonce and LeBron James at a Brooklyn Nets versus Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball game in Brooklyn.

Protesters Stage Massive 'Die-In' Amid NBA Game In Brooklyn

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.09.2014 | Black Voices

While Britain's royal couple exchanged pleasantries with superstars Beyonce and Jay Z inside Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Monday night, players o...

The Royals Meet Music's Power Couple

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

It doesn't get much better than this. Kate Middleton and Prince William took in part of the Brooklyn Nets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game on Monday n...

NBA Player Misses Wide-Open, Game-Winning Layup

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 11.20.2014 | Sports

All Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Knight needed to do was make a wide-open layup in the final seconds of overtime and his team would leave Brooklyn wi...

Report: Brooklyn Sends Coach Kidd To Milwaukee

AP | By BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 08.30.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Kidd had a seat in the coaching box and a jersey in the rafters. He wanted more. And now his celebrated return ...

NBA Power Play Fails

Yahoo! Sports | Posted 06.29.2014 | Sports

After a failed power play in Brooklyn, Nets coach Jason Kidd has entered into serious negotiations to become president of basketball operations for th...

Nets' Oligarch Owner Leaves His Political Party, Rejoins Board of a Russian State Corp

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

Mr. Prokhorov and his political prospects remain unclear, which means the Kremlin can focus on using Mikhail Prokhorov's other talents, like diplomacy or business-savvy or New York residency.

HIGHLIGHTS: Heat Send Nets Home With Late Rally

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 05.15.2014 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — A game, a series, a season, they all would hinge on one shot. That is, if the shot was taken....

The Myth of the Brooklyn Nets Fan: 5 Notes From Game 4

Zach Wasser | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

When I see people wearing Nets apparel, I figure they're just reppin Brooklyn. That leaves the Nets in a potentially unique situation: everyone loves their brand, but not many people actually follow the team.

HIGHLIGHTS: Pierce Saves Nets In Game 7 Thriller

AP | IAN HARRISON | Posted 07.04.2014 | Sports

TORONTO (AP) — Slowed by foul trouble and struggling with his shot, Paul Pierce still found a way to come up big for the Brooklyn Nets. And, right ...

Brooklyn Nets Twitter Account Trolled Own Fans

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.01.2014 | Sports

The Brooklyn Nets' official Twitter account called out the team's own fans for not being more like Toronto Raptors fans on Wednesday night during Game...

NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

Zach Wasser | Posted 06.19.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

With the Pacers in rapid decline and the Heat sliding not far behind, anything seems possible. Check that: almost anything (sorry, Charlotte). With hopes of early upsets, here are my picks for the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

Knicks Star Broke Some Ankles With Slick Crossover

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Sports

New York Knicks star Iman Shumpert had the crowd at the Barclays Center oohing and aahing when his crossover made Brooklyn's Paul Pierce fall to the g...

LeBron Not Worried About The Nets

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports

The Miami Heat can't seem to beat the Brooklyn Nets this season but that doesn't mean LeBron James is worried about them. After the Nets completed a f...

Brooklyn Nets Owner Threatens To Bring Club Under Russian Jurisdiction

Reuters | Alexei Anishchuk | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business

MOSCOW, March 24 (Reuters) - A Russian billionaire said on Monday he planned to relocate his company that runs the Brooklyn Nets basketball team to Ru...

Collins Signs For Rest Of Season

AP | Posted 03.17.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Collins has been signed for the rest of the season by the Brooklyn Nets. The NBA's first openly gay player had finished his s...