Hey fans. This Thursday, November 15th, the Brooklyn Nets and New York Cares will host an in-arena recovery drive to support the victims of Hurricane Sandy. We ask everyone that attends the game to donate new or gently-used coats, clothing, non-perishable items, and home supplies. On behalf of my teammates and the entire organization, we […]
The Brooklyn Nets have been practicing in Barclays Center in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Their practice facility, the PNY Center located in Rutherford, N.J., was flooded by the hurricane and unusable as offices, much less for professional basketball. Since then, the team’s practiced in Barclays Center, both on the main and side courts. At […]
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that the 4-5-6 subway lines are now operating through the Bronx and Manhattan, and the 4-5 lines will travel to Brooklyn — allowing fans from the Bronx and Manhattan to take the 4 or 5 trains to Barclays Center. The 4 and 5 are operating in Manhattan as express lines […]
NBA TV’s “The Association” is following the Brooklyn Nets this season. After a brief introduction to Brooklyn and the past year of infamy, episode two was supposed to deal with the basketball game played last night, but since, well, you know, it will instead focus mainly on Hurricane Sandy’s effects on the team. The show […]
#Storify on the affects of Hurricane Sandy on Brooklyn Nets players & staff below. Things you’ll notice: the insane flooding on Tyshawn Taylor’s block, Dallas fans & their weird obsession with Deron Williams, and Andray Blatche’s hat collection continues to impress.
Hurricane Sandy wreaks havoc on basketball players too. The flooding trapped Brooklyn Nets rookie Tyshawn Taylor in his Hoboken apartment building, only just able to get out and get to practice on Thursday. Taylor, who lives near where he grew up, said that the area normally floods but they didn’t know what to expect. “Every […]
On the recommendation of New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, the NBA cancelled the opening night matchup between the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets in the Barclays Center. It’s the right call.
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via Tim Bontemps of the New York Post: Because of extensive flooding around their New Jersey practice facility, the team will be unable to practice there for an indefinite period of time. It’s unclear how that will impact the Nets going forward, as the team will be unable to always use Barclays Center as their […]
Video below of Billy King talking about his players and the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Also, Nets players were throwing around a football at practice today. Watch around 1:20 to see Toko get affected.