Brooklyn

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 […]

Joe Johnson tours an apartment in Brooklyn

Joe Johnson (AP)

Though the Brooklyn Nets have played at Barclays Center for the last two years, the team still practices in its facility in Rutherford, which has kept most of the team’s roster and personnel in New Jersey and Manhattan. But according to the New York Post, Joe Johnson might buck that trend, looking at a two-bedroom […]

Brook-lyn chant at the DNC Convention?

On Monday officials from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) plan to visit the Barclays Center as part of a two-day tour intended to exhibit Brooklyn as a viable host for the party’s 2016 Presidential Convention. The Associated Press reports that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, a borough resident, and host of other New […]