The BIG3 basketball league debuted on June 25 at the home of the Brooklyn Nets, the Barclays Center. Several current and former Brooklyn (and New Jersey) Nets attended the inaugural event for the upstart league. Caris LeVert, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Archie Goodwin and Quincy Acy all attended. Newest Net D’Angelo Russell (fresh off being acquired in the […]
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 […]
What’s the best court to hoop on in Brooklyn? More importantly, what’s the worst? Stu Woo of the Wall Street Journal has your answer. Woo drove around to all 172 municipal courts in Brooklyn and ranked them on four factors: Size, Playing Surface, Basket, and Ambiance, reporting that “about a third of the courts are […]
The NBA has released the full voting for their three All-NBA teams and Brook Lopez was rewarded with a third team vote. Lopez started the season slow under Lionel Hollins, but came on strong at the end to lead Brooklyn to the eighth and final playoff spot. After back-to-back Player of the Week Awards, a few thirty-point […]
There will be at least one more NBA event at Barclays Center before next season. The NBA Draft will take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for the third straight year, according to the New York Post. It’s the third straight year Brooklyn has hosted the event, and the fifth that it’s housed in a Nets […]
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. […]
Ever want to spend $700 on a Nets hat from the comfort of your own home? Now’s your chance! Barney’s online store has produced an exclusive Mitchell & Ness Brooklyn Nets baseball cap, retailing for $695. That’s not a typo, the hat costs six hundred and ninety-five dollars. It’s made by Just Don, either out […]
Look out on the floor in the hours before any Nets home game and you’ll see one familiar face — or, at least, the camera shrouding it, usually pointed at the players’ feet.
The Brooklyn Flames, a longtime Brooklyn youth basketball league that has produced NBA players Stephon Marbury, Sebastian Telfair, and Lance Stephenson, is in the midst of a dispute with the school that hosts their games and practices.