Nets History

Winner Take All: A History of Nets Elimination Games

Jason Kidd

Ed. Note: this originally ran on May 4, 2013, and has been updated. This won’t come as a surprise, and if it does you don’t even have a rudimentary understanding of the NBA, but the Nets don’t have as illustrious a history as the Los Angeles Lakers. Shocker. The Lakers are an NBA team from the league’s […]

A History of Nets Overtime Playoff Basketball

Nate Robinson

Saturday afternoon’s 142-134 triple-overtime loss to the Bulls in Game Four set a Nets franchise playoff record for points, because the basketball Gods have a cruel sense of humor. Or, it could have something to do with it being only the second triple overtime playoff game in Nets history. Regardless of the cause, the loss […]

Former Nets forward O’Bannon’s lawsuit threatens NCAA’s economic model

"There are millions and millions of dollars being made off the sweat and grind of the student athlete." - Ed O'Bannon (AP)

In two less-than-impressive NBA seasons with the then-New Jersey Nets and Dallas Mavericks in the late ’90s, Ed O’Bannon scored only 634 points. But O’Bannon’s impact on the sports world may prove to be far greater than two forgettable years in the Association: in 2009, the 6’8″ former forward filed a lawsuit against the National […]