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 […]

VIDEO: Nets, Celtics scrap after Jared Sullinger flagrant foul on Brook Lopez

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Jarrett Jack might’ve left Nets-Celtics with a brutal-looking right knee injury, but he spent one of his last moments standing up for his teammate Brook Lopez. Jared Sullinger took Lopez to the ground by the neck, causing Lopez to flip on the floor, and Jack took exception. Words were exchanged, players were pushed, tempers flared. […]

Nets kick off 2016 in Boston

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Opponent: Boston Celtics Location: TD Garden (Boston) Time: 7:30 PM Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app Now that the calendar has turned to 2016, the Nets can resolve to improve their most glaring weakness: fourth-quarter efficiency. Currently, the Nets rank last in the NBA in fourth-quarter scoring at 23 points per game, and the […]