Nets History

The last Nets NBA Finals Team: Where Are They Now?

The 2002-03 New Jersey Nets, who went 49-33, won ten consecutive playoff games at one point, and lost in six games to the San Antonio Spurs. 

It's been over a decade since that New Jersey Nets team went as far as any NBA Nets team has ever gone, so we decided to ask: where are they now?

The last Nets NBA Finals Team: Where Are They Now? Originally posted March 22, 2013. Updated June 4, 2015.

Report: Lewis Katz, Former Nets Owner, Dies in Plane Crash

Lewis Katz, the new co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer and a former principal owner of the then-New Jersey Nets, has died in a plane crash in Massachusetts. Katz was part of a group that bought the Nets from the “Secaucus Seven” in 1998 and donated his stake to a charitable trust called the Community Youth […]

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 […]

UPDATE: Body Found in Queens

  UPDATE: An initial report that a body found in Far Rockaway Beach was that of former NBA player Quinton Ross was incorrect, the Post said. The initial report is below. Quinton Ross, who played for the New Jersey Nets during 2010-2011 season, was found Monday on the Far Rockaway Beach, according to the New […]

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 […]

Nets Aim for Franchise History vs. Cavaliers


Tonight, the Brooklyn Nets take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland. While that match-up alone probably doesn’t even make the most hardcore of Brooklyn fans salivate, there is one historic reason to watch this game: If the Nets can pull off a victory without Joe Johnson and possibly Gerald Wallace, then they will guarantee a […]