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 […]

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 […]

Dr. J’s Magic, Rick Barry’s Free Throws and Other Memories of the L.I. Nets

Julius Erving

By Wayne Bokat For a brief moment it seemed, just after the Knicks early 1970s mini-dynasty and before their 39-years of futility, there was a spectacular show that took place on Long Island. Led by Julius Erving, the New York Nets –  who were playing at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale after having moved from, […]