Landon Donovan, Julius Erving, and the unretirement

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

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’ […]

Can Brook Lopez and the Nets pounce on the Heat?


Opponent: Miami Heat Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 pm EDT Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app So… Who saw that coming? After Winter Storm Jonas took hold of New York last weekend, Brookzilla invaded Barclays Center and dominated the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder, extinguishing their seven-game winning streak with a 116-106 victory. Brook Lopez […]

Eight Points: On The Nets’ 106-98 Win Over The Houston Rockets

The Nets celebrated their first victory Wednesday night. (AP)

There are close to seven billion people on our planet Earth, and I’m willing to bet that less than half of you tuned in for Wednesday night’s Brooklyn Nets-Houston Rockets contest. The Nets, after all, had yet to win a game, and they faced a much more talented foe on the road. It seemed like […]

Nets seek first win in Memphis


It was all well and good for the Nets (0-2) after one half of play, but things sure got away from them quickly last night. After building a 47-41 halftime lead over the San Antonio Spurs (1-1), the Nets ran into a wall marred by missed shots, poor rebounding, and shoddy defense, leading to an […]

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson reveals his celebrity crush, challenges Markel Brown to dunk contest in Twitter Q-and-A

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (left) taking a selfie on draft night. (AP)

Yesterday, the Nets officially signed rookie Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who they traded for on draft night. Today, Hollis-Jefferson answered questions from fans in a Q-and-A on the Brooklyn Nets Twitter account. The conversation went from basketball (which Hollis-Jefferson begun playing when he was five), to his deepest fear, celebrity crushes, challenging a teammate to a dunk […]

Report: Nets, Grizzlies discussed Joe Johnson trade


The Brooklyn Nets and Memphis Grizzlies reportedly discussed a trade scenario that would send Joe Johnson to the Grizzlies, according to Marc Stein of ESPN: Story going online now: ESPN sources say Nets and Grizzlies recently discussed a Joe Johnson-to-Memphis trade — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 29, 2015 Sources say teams could not find workable […]

George Lucas De Paula cites Deron Williams as an influence

George De Paula at the NBA Draft Combine. (AP)

In the past few years, the Nets have made a habit of selecting seniors in the NBA Draft. But their latest workout featured three teenagers: 19-year-olds Dakari Johnson (Kentucky), George Lucas De Paula (Brazil), and Lucas Dias Silva (Brazil). The three were joined by Stanford senior forward Anthony Brown, Wisconsin senior guard Josh Gasser, and […]