On Thursday, the internet was captivated by of the news of Landon Donovan coming out of retirement to play, once again, for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Donovan, the best American-born men’s soccer player in history, walked away in 2014 following the Galaxy’s victory over the New England Revolution in the MLS Cup. The United States’ […]
It’s hard to imagine anyone from the Nets headed to Toronto for the All-Star Game, but at least one player will make the trip up for a secondary challenge. Second-year guard Bojan Bogdanovic will join Team World in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge to be held on Friday night of All-Star Weekend, as the […]
It’s been quite some time since the Nets have had an emotional leader with a big on-court impact. Gerald Wallace was supposed to be that guy, but the mileage on his body led to the precipitous decline in his production. Paul Pierce was that player, but his brief, late-career stint in Brooklyn limited his mark […]
The Nets (21-29) played one of their worst games of the season in Washington Saturday night; relinquishing 65 points in the paint while shooting just 33.8 percent from the field en route to a lackluster and uninspired 114-77 loss to the Wizards. The defeat came on the hind end of their twelfth back-to-back set of […]
Here’s some of the latest news & notes from around the ‘Net: In what he’s calling “The Jay-Z rule,” Zach Lowe of Grantland reports that the NBA will no longer allow NBA owners that purchase less than 1 percent of the team. Jay-Z’s ownership stake was roughly 0.16 percent of the Nets, and was transferred […]
The Rising Stars Challenge, which used to pit rookies against sophomores, now pits a mixture of the two in a U.S.A. vs. World format. Plumlee, who also played on the U.S. Men’s National Basketball Team this summer, will represent America, while the Croatian-born Bogdanovic will play for the world squad.
Cory Jefferson on Twitter Height: 6’9″ Weight: 220 lbs. Date of Birth: December 26, 1990 Years Pro: 0 Before NBA: Baylor University Drafted: 60th overall, 2014 NBA Draft – Full Stats – In 2004, the Nets traded a prime Kenyon Martin to the Denver Nuggets for three measly first-round draft picks. Martin had just been […]
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 […]