Jay-Z says that the New Jersey Nets will keep the team nickname and will be the Brooklyn Nets starting with the 2012-13 season according to ESPN.
“I can’t wait, for those Knicks, a.k.a. Manhattan Knicks, to step out of the way for what will surely be our NBA champions, the Brooklyn Nets,” he said.
The rap mogul [...]
The NBA is investigating New Jersey Nets co-owner Jay-Z’s presence in the Kentucky Wildcats locker room after they won their Elite 8 game last weekend. The NCAA has very strict rules regarding the NBA teams’ contact with college players. According to ESPN:
The rapper visited the players after their victory over North Carolina on Sunday [...]
NBA trades are absolutely crazy. I think we can all agree on that. But it looks like Carmelo Anthony will finally get his wish to play for the New York Knicks, and the NBA can put this months long “Melo’ drama” behind it.
Marcus Spears of Yahoo Sports reports:
The Knicks are sending Danilo Gallinari, Raymond [...]
*OFFICIAL UPDATE*: Carmelo Anthony Traded to Knicks in Monster Deal…02/21/11
The Denver Nuggets and New Jersey Nets have finally come to terms on a Carmelo Anthony trade that has been in the works for months. It all hinges, however, on Anthony signing a $65 million contract extension with the Nuggets. The trade could be a done [...]
It’s a situation that has been getting “curiouser and curiouser” by the hour. Over the past several days, almost half of the NBA has been involved in trade talks with unhappy Denver Nuggets‘ forward Carmelo Anthony. Teams appear to be playing one against another. And according to Howard Beck of the New York Times, the [...]
It is the season that never seems to end. There are only 80 games per team, but the post-season in the NBA makes it seem like 160. So how do good NBA teams keep up their hot runs or bad teams find the the will to get off the snide? Nobody really knows. Again, it’s [...]
He wasn’t just good, he was REALLY GREAT!
Croatian born basketball star Drazen Petrovic died tragically and prematurely in an auto accident in Germany on June 7, 1993, at 28-years old.
Petro came into the NBA in 1989 at the age of 25 after playing several years for the Croatian national team and in Euro leagues.
He came to [...]
The New Jersey Nets have come to terms with Avery Johnson to make him the next head coach of the team. The contract will be for three years. Financial terms of the deal have not been released.
Johnson, who had mixed success coaching the Mavericks, will take over the Nets as they attempt to build a [...]