Is Mikhail Prokhorov leaving the Nets?

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 […]

Link Round Up: Mason Plumlee and More FIBA Basketball

–   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 […]

“Atlantic Yards” Rebranded “Pacific Park”

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, […]

Brooklyn Takeover… of baby names?

via Slate

People not from Brooklyn really seem to like it. According to a piece from web magazine Slate, Brooklyn was the most popular girl’s name starting with “B” in the United States in 2012, and the top name in 39 of 50 individual states in 2012. “Brooke” was the most common name in 3 other states. […]