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.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced that Brooklyn remains one of three cities in contention to host the committee’s national convention in 2016.
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 […]
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 […]
Conflicting reports came out today about the current status of the Nets franchise. They were related to the possibility that Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov may be looking to sell some or all of his stake in the franchise. NetsDaily reported that Nets brass is in talks with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ ownership group, Guggenheim Sports and […]
– Members of Team USA continued to praise Mason Plumlee, but it was Coach Tom Thibodeau who compared Plumlee to future Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett. Tim Bontemps of the New York Post reported Thibodeau saying, “He’s a great communicator. You see that he sees things early. He’s a multiple-effort guy. That’s what Kevin [Garnett] is, and […]
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 […]
Today’s creepy story of the day comes from NBC New York:
The large-scale Brooklyn development that essentially brought both the Nets and The Barclays Center to Brooklyn underwent a rebranding of its own yesterday: “Pacific Park.” The former “Atlantic Yards” development, consisting of 22 acres anchored by the Barclays Center, has long been a lightning rod for criticism among various local community associations. The principal developer, […]
The ABA’s answer to Mikhail Prokhorov is a 22-year-old that lives in his mother’s basement in Marine Park.
“Well, that does it. Brooklyn is officially dead.” So begins an article on Vice about a music video by Catey Shaw, who they describe as the “Rebecca Black of Brooklyn gentrification.” Note the central role of Brooklyn Nets gear. What do you think: proud tribute to the Nets hometown or abomination?
Basketball is coming back to Brooklyn… again?