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 […]

5 Worst Trades in Nets Franchise History

Gerald Wallace is a fan favorite. But how long will it make sense? (AP)

Earlier today on this trade deadline day, the holiest of trade days, we took a look back at the good: reminiscing about the five best trades the Nets franchise ever orchestrated, both in and for New Jersey and Brooklyn. But of course, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, and as a […]

5 Best Trades in Nets Franchise History

Changed the course of franchise history. (AP)

Happy Trade Deadline Day! After 3 P.M. EST today, teams are no longer allowed to make trades, which usually results in a scramble to make moves as quickly as possible to get them in by the deadline. In the last 72 hours before the 2011 trade deadline, 50 players were traded — including then-Utah Jazz […]

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, […]

Nets off to best start in franchise history

With tonight’s 98-86 victory over the Orlando Magic, the Brooklyn Nets now have a record of 11-4, which is their best start after 15 games in franchise history. The Nets started 10-5 in each of their back-to-back Finals years in the early 2000s, but have never won 11 of their first 15 games. They’ve beaten […]