Forest City Enterprises makes payment to maintain stake in Nets, still actively looking for buyer

Mikhail Prokhorov (left) and Bruce Ratner during Barclays Center construction. (AP)

Forest City Enterprises, the management and development company owned by Bruce Ratner that owns 20 percent of the Brooklyn Nets and 55 percent of Barclays Center through its subsidiary Nets Sports & Entertainment, paid $26.8 million in capital calls/fees yesterday to protect its ownership stake in the team. NS&E faced the potential of seeing the […]

Markel Brown does some good off the court in visit to Greenpoint preschool for children with disabilities

Markel Brown

Markel Brown has had quite a week. On Sunday, the Brooklyn Nets rookie guard scored a career-high 17 points, including this vicious dunk in a win against the Lakers. On Thursday, Head Coach Lionel Hollins compared him to grit-n-grind lynchpin Tony Allen, and his active defense helped the Nets climb back into the playoff race. […]

Joe Johnson’s not moving to Brooklyn… yet

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson visited an apartment in the DUMBO neighborhood in Brooklyn, and if he’d decided to take it, he would’ve been the first Nets player to actually live in the borough. But Johnson, who currently lives in New Jersey, says that visit happened a long time ago, and he’s got no plans […]