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The Weirdest NBA Gifts — That You Can Still Buy

Now Something for the Ladies

This one is for the girl that wants to show off her Nets-Fandom, but still wants to pay tribute to the team’s New Jersey roots.

NBA fans, it’s the holiday season! While this is a great time of the year, it doesn’t come without its own set of problems. One of the greatest stressors of the season is finding a good gift to give your friend, family member, co-worker, dog, co-worker’s dog, or dog’s co-worker. Well, we here at The […]

Nets to Host 44-Minute Exhibition Game

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Give Commissioner Adam Silver this: He’s not afraid to dip his toes in the water. Neither are the Nets, it turns out. The Brooklyn Nets will play host to a 44-minute exhibition game with the Boston Celtics this Sunday reducing the time of the game by four minutes. The format reduces each quarter one minute […]

Woj: Nets hire Jay Humphries as assistant coach

The Nets have hired journeyman assistant coach Jay Humphries to help Lionel Hollins and his staff, reports Adrian Wojnarowski. Humphries joins a staff that now includes Paul Westphal, Joe Wolf, Tony Brown and John Welch. Humphries is likely to be the team’s development coach, having served as the D-League’s Reno Bighorns coach from 2008-2011. He’s also served […]

Broussard: Nets, Knicks in LeBron’s “Top 5″

Apparently, LeBron James may still have dreams of playing in the state of New York. Sportswriter Chris Broussard went on ESPN Radio this afternoon and talked about LeBron James’ possible landing destinations. According to Broussard, James, who opted out of his contract yesterday, would prefer to play for the Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, […]

Kyrie Irving out tomorrow

The Cavs biggest weapon, stud point guard Kyrie Irving, won’t play tomorrow against the Nets. Irving injured his left knee on a transition play in Tuesday’s loss against the Indiana Pacers. Irving won’t even travel with the team to Brooklyn to suit up. He is averaging 22.2 points and 6 assists this season.

D-Will, KG, Joe Johnson among top jersey sales

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The NBA officially released their top jersey sales from last season, globally and domestically, and a few Nets were featured in the list. Deron Williams’ #8 was the eighth-best selling jersey, Kevin Garnett’s Celtics jersey came in 14th and Joe Johnson finished 15th in global sales. Deron Williams also took the number eight spot in […]

Woj: Popeye Jones to Indiana

Via Adrian Wojnarowski, former Nets assistant coach will be joining Frank Vogel’s staff in Indiana. Jones wasn’t retained following the PJ fire and J-Kidd hire. My guess he is just really wanted to continue coaching CJ Watson, obviously. In any case, I prefer Roy Rogers to Popeye’s any day of the week.

NBA schedule to unveil Tuesday

Mark your calendars, folks. The NBA will unveil the complete schedule Tuesday at 3pm on NBATV. We already know some tentative games, like Nets in Cleveland to open the season and Nets vs. Heat for the home opener, but nothing else is official. That, of course, will change on Tuesday. And I’m excited.

Rondo out for C’s with torn ACL means All-Star replacement must be chosen. Could it be a Net?

As was feared by the Celtics and many basketball fans around the world, Rajon Rondo has torn his ACL and will be out for the remainder of the season. Doris Burke of ESPN/ABC first reported the news during the Celtics-Heat game on ABC. How is this news Nets related other than the fact that an […]