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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Timberwolves, with a terrible record, are doing something to juice the fan base. Half-price tickets next season. Based on their respective records, the Nets might consider quarter-price.

Nets To Newark: New Jersey Team To Play In Newark Before Brooklyn Move

AP | BETH DeFALCO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Nets are going to play in Newark, at least for the next two seasons. The NBA team reached a deal with the state ...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This is the third Olympics held in Canada. How many gold medals have the Canadians won in Olympics they've hosted? None.

Nets Attendance: Barely 1000 Turn Out To See Team Lose Again

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It was a sad sight in a sorry season. In front of about 1,000 fans, the New Jersey Nets lost for the 48th time before the...

Terrence Williams Slams Two MONSTROUS Dunks (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The New Jersey Nets have a lot of problems. Fortunately for the Nets, they had the pleasure of playing the Los Angeles Clippers at home last night and...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Congratulations, New Jersey Nets. They have reached the halfway point of the NBA season with exactly 3 wins. They are on track for the all time futility record.

Tough Job Ahead For Whoever Takes Helm Of Disastrous New Jersey Nets

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

After an 0-16 start it was good news this weekend that the Nets fired coach Lawrence Frank. That did not change the team overnight, as the Nets notched another loss.

Nets Win: New Jersey Ends 18-Game Skid With Win Over Bobcats

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Players hugged at center court. Fans stood and cheered as music blared through the arena. Finally, the New Jersey Nets g...

Nets' 0-17 Winless Start Ties NBA Record

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOS ANGELES — The New Jersey Nets matched the worst start to an NBA season with their 17th straight loss Sunday night, with Kobe Bryant scoring ...

Dwyane Wade's 3-Point Shot VIDEO: Heat Beat Nets, 81-80

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Dwyane Wade nailed a crucial three-point shot with one tenth of a second left on the clock to give the Miami Heat an 81-80 win over the New Jersey Net...

A Bad Deal for the MTA and Its Riders

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

NYPIRG's Straphangers Campaign joined in a lawsuit this week objecting to the rotten deal that the MTA struck this past June for the rights to build over the Vanderbilt Yards in Brooklyn.

Future Nets Owner Prokhorov Hosts Putin At French Chalet | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Russian billionaire and soon-to-be New Jersey Nets owner, Mikhail Prokhorov, invited Vladimir Putin to stay at his chalet in Courchevel after the ...

The Tragedy of the New Jersey Nets

Thomas Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Thomas Alter

The leadership in New Jersey needs to work with the talent they have available. They don't have to be world-beaters, just start with being competitive.

Jayson Williams Plea Hearing Delayed Indefinitely

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — Retired NBA star Jayson Williams will not be in a New Jersey courtroom Friday to enter a plea in the 2002 shooting death of a hir...

Nets May Move to Newark Before Brooklyn

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

The Nets attracted large crowds to two preseason games that they played in Newark and as a result are interested in playing regular season games there.

Russia's Oligarchs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The financial crisis dealt a blow to the upper crust of Russia's financial elite last year, diminishing the worth of the country's 10 richest tycoons ...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Grady Sizemore of the Indians is lawyering up after somebody stole suggestive pictures of him from his girlfriend's email. Other than the ability to receive Len's Top 5, the Internet is "the devil's workshop!"

Nets Fire Coach After 0-16 start

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOS ANGELES — The winless New Jersey Nets fired coach Lawrence Frank on Sunday, several hours before they matched the worst start in NBA history...

An Open Letter to the People's Billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov

Daniel Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daniel Goldstein

We don't want the Barclays Arena for the Nets built on top of our Brooklyn neighborhood and our homes. It's a crooked deal -- so crooked you could see the crookedness from Moscow, or even Alaska.

NY Court Of Appeals To Hear Challenge to New Jersey Nets Arena Development

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's top court is set to consider whether the state had the authority to condemn property and force its sale to a developer...

Russian Billionaire One Step Closer To Owning Nets

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A Russian billionaire has moved a step closer to becoming the NBA's first non-North American owner. Mikhail Prokhorov's...

Worst Starts In Sports History (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In honor of the New Jersey Nets breaking the record for the worst start to a season in the history of the NBA, here are some of the worst starts in sp...

Atlantic Yards Watch: Groups Sue To Block Nets Arena

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Opponents of the Brooklyn arena planned for the New Jersey Nets have filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a state agency's approval of...

Rent A New Jersey Net For $25,000

The New York Observer | Reid Pillifant | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For $25,000 you can get courtside tickets to 10 games and, for one hour, you can have a Nets player at your beckon call....

Will Athletes Answer the Bell For Haitian Relief?

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

Will athletes rise up to meet the challenge again for our neighbor in the Caribbean like they did with Katrina?