The Curious Case of Tyshawn Taylor

Tyshawn Taylor

BY RICH NARDO Very few NBA point guards boast as impressive of a pedigree as Tyshawn Taylor. This is what makes it so frustrating that he is so far removed from the prototype of the position. A true point guard is a team leader, on and off the floor. He’s more interested in setting up […]

Stopping the Bulls Point Guards and Reaching Game 7

Nate Robinson

BY JOHN HOOD At the beginning of this season, a Brooklyn Nets-Chicago Bulls playoff matchup would have a duel of elite point guards written all over it. But through five games of the Nets-Bulls first round matchup, no one could have expected that the talk of the series would still be the Bulls point guard […]

After Deejay Brown’s Nightmare, Will His Trip from the Brooklyn Projects Have a Happy Ending?

Deejay Brown and TO Endres

Brooklynite high school basketball star Deejay Brown with coach Rich Endres. (Credit: Steve Ames) By WAYNE BOKAT For Brooklyn native Deejay Brown, the place where he is the most safe in the world is on the basketball court. That’s what makes it so sad that he hasn’t been allowed to play for the past two […]

The Nets-Hawks Post-Game Analysis in Tweets

#Nets finally win in Atlanta after five-year drought | newsday.com/sports/basketb… via @rodboone — Newsday Sports (@NewsdaySports) March 10, 2013 Brook and Blatche with 18 a piece.Deron adds 17 and controlled the game completely #nets — Jersey to Brooklyn (@F_J_T_B) March 10, 2013 New York City professional basketball teams now a combined 74-48. #Nets #Knicks — […]

“You will be seeing Brook Lopez in the All Star Game. #markmywords”:
Nets-T’Wolves in Tweets & Pix

BY WILL RAUSCH WARM-UPS Carlesimo on #Twolves: “Injuries are part of the gm—we had a ton of them last year—but this is really extreme what they’re going through.” — Mark Remme (@MarkRemme) January 24, 2013 Dear lord Brook Lopez looked GOOD on #nets pregame! Damn. — Alexandra Santiago (@AlexSantiago51) January 24, 2013 We’re gonna meet […]

Nets-Kings: A Blowout in Tweets & Pix

By Will Rausch WARM-UPS Instagram: leilanidowding Excited for tomorrow #sacatbkn — Tanner Sax (@Tanner_Sax) January 5, 2013 Basketball tonight! #nets — Bree B (@bbpenaltybox) January 6, 2013 Best seats!!! #frontrow #courtside #middle #basketball #brooklyn #nets vs #kings. #nba instagr.am/p/UHyU8uxj5r/ — Leilani Dowding (@leilanidowding) January 6, 2013 #BrooklynNets P.J. Carlesimo on #Kings DeMarcus Cousins: “He’s one […]