LeBron James’s Nemesis Mr. Whammy Will Have 2,000 Whammy Backups Tonight

LeBron James’s Nemesis Mr. Whammy Will Have 2,000 Whammy Backups Tonight

Not only is JetBlue the Official Airline of the Brooklyn Nets, but on 01.20.16, we’re the official sponsor of their biggest fan. #GoWhammy Posted by JetBlue Airways on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 When LeBron James shoots free throws tonight, he’ll have to knock them down against as many as 2,001 Mr. Whammy hexes. From watching Nets […]

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson no longer wearing walking boot (PHOTO)

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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson warming up without a walking boot. pic.twitter.com/DMQ1EfDane — devin kharpertian (@uuords) January 15, 2016 Here’s Rondae Hollis-Jefferson warming up in Barclays Center without a walking boot for the first time since initially breaking a bone in his right ankle, shooting set shots with Nets assistant coach Jim Sann guarding him. To be clear, […]

Nets 110, Knicks 104: Words of encouragement, physicality, and Zippers

Brooklyn Nets' Shane Larkin (0) passes away from New York Knicks' Derrick Williams (23), Jerian Grant and Robin Lopez (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in New York. The Nets won 110-104. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

BROOKLYN, NY. — Tony Brown is not used to all the hollering he has to do during an NBA game. Following his second game as a head coach, he apologized repeatedly to the media for his gruff, hoarse voice. “I meant to tell him to suck on another lemon,” Thaddeus Young joked. In many ways, […]

Mikhail Prokhorov wants Nets to be a championship contender next year: “We have everything the best”

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Speaking with reporters at Barclays Center shortly after firing head coach Lionel Hollins and re-assigning general manager Billy King, Nets principal owner Mikhail Prokhorov said that while he’d learned hard lessons about being an NBA owner, he also expected the team to compete for a championship next season. “I’m sure next season, we’ll be, I […]

Lionel Hollins Fired; Billy King Resigns As Nets GM

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(AP) In a shocking move, General Manager Billy King has stepped down and Lionel Hollins has been fired, according to a statement from Mikhail Prokhorov & Nets. Although there had been rumblings that Hollins was certainly out over the summer, Prokhorov, who will be in New York tomorrow, could not wait any longer. Hollins finishes with a […]

Wayne Ellington 7 Three-Pointers (HIGHLIGHTS): Around the ‘Nets

Wayne Ellington 7 Three-Pointers (HIGHLIGHTS): Around the ‘Nets

First: relive Weez’s night. Then: here’s the latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘Nets: Nets rookie Chris McCullough talks life, basketball, loss and redemption in a lengthy interview with ESPN. Jarrett Jack on Thomas Robinson following the Nets’ 111-105 win over the Miami Heat: “Thomas Robinson wad tremendous. A guy that hadn’t played […]

Nets fans irked by Deron Williams no-show

Dirk Nowitzki & the Dallas Mavericks emerged victorious Wednesday night. (AP)

As the Dallas Mavericks built their lead in the first half, lost it in the second, and regained it in overtime, one small, dedicated group of fans in Section 114 chanted a simple question: “Where is Deron?” They were asking, of course, about Deron Williams, the oft-maligned former Nets point guard. Williams was slated to […]

Nets take on the Mavericks — likely minus D-Will

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The Nets (8-20) snapped a five-game losing skid by beating the Chicago Bulls (15-11) 105-102 at the United Center on Monday. Brook Lopez (21 points, 12 rebounds, 3 blocks) and Thaddeus Young (16 points, 13 rebounds) led the offense, and 38 bench points — highlighted by Wayne Ellington’s 13 — carried the rest. “We came […]