TAG: Barclays Center

NBA, Smack, Twitter / Apr 30, 2014 / 10:29 pm

Nets Call Out Their Own Fans On Twitter

Air Canada Centre

We were at Barclays Center on Sunday taking in Game 4 between the Nets and Raptors and the crowd was, um, OK. An exciting Game 5 is taking place at the Air Canada Centre right now, and Brooklyn’s official Twitter account talked some junk to their fans after hearing the rowdy crowd in Toronto. Read More »

High School, Latest News / Apr 19, 2014 / 1:00 pm

12 Winners & Losers From The Jordan Brand Classic

Jahlil Okafor

The 13th annual Jordan Brand Classic took place last night in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center and in typical fashion, the game did not disappoint, becoming the highest scoring game in JBC history. The folks at Jordan Brand did a phenomenal job this year showcasing some of the top high school basketball players in the country. The game was followed by an epic postgame concert by Grammy Award winning rapper, Macklemore. In case you missed it, Brooklyn was where it was at last night. Read More »

Playground / Jan 15, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Indianapolis Crowned Red Bull Midnight Run Champion

Red Bull Mightnight Run Champions, Indianapolis

After seven months, the Red Bull Midnight Run has reached its conclusion, and the team outta Indianapolis upset a number of heavy favorites to claim the ultimate bragging rights as the “best basketball city in the country.” (Take a look at all the top plays and top dunks during the Final Round last week at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.) Read More »

Playground / Jan 9, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Video: Top 8 Plays Of Red Bull Midnight Run

Red Bull Midnight Run Top Plays

It’s been more than seven months, and we’re finally coming to the heavily-anticipated conclusion of the Red Bull Midnight Run. Tonight and tomorrow, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center plays host to the Finals as we finally found out which of the nine cities will claim the ultimate bragging rights. We’ve already shown you the top eight dunks from the opening round, but now we’re showing the top eight plays in the lead-up to the new champion. Read More »

Playground, Video / Dec 12, 2013 / 10:00 am

Barclays Center Hosts Upcoming Red Bull Midnight Run Finals

Deron Williams

Round one of the Red Bull Midnight Run started half a year ago on the first day of June. Over the course of three months, in nine different cities, eight players were selected among the hundred best in each city by talent scouts such as John Wall and Anthony Davis. On January 10, following the Heat’s visit to face the Nets, those players are meeting in Brooklyn to decide which city will have the ultimate bragging rights. Read More »

Playground / Dec 15, 2012 / 6:51 pm

Chicago Rules the Red Bull Midnight Run Championship

Red Bull Midnight Run

It’s been debated for decades: Which city has the best ball players? Well yesterday, the Red Bull Midnight Run Finals gave us the answer.

In a day full of fun laughs and intense competition, teams from New York, Boston, D.C. and Chicago came together in an attempt to defend their cities’ names. Only one came out on top, and boy was it a sweet victory for them.

Yesterday we gave you a brief summary about what happened in the first two rounds in the tournament, and it couldn’t have ended in more exciting fashion in the wee hours of the night. Read More »

Playground / Dec 14, 2012 / 11:00 am

The Red Bull Midnight Run Finals Are Here!

red bull midnight run

Since last May, the best ballplayers from four of the country’s most prominent basketball cities have been locked in battle. Athletes from New York City, Boston, Washington, D.C. and Chicago played their hearts out for the right to represent their city on a world stage for something worth more than money and fame – ultimate bragging rights. Read More »

Playground / Dec 13, 2012 / 4:37 pm

Ballplayers from Chicago Jump Higher than Players from NYC, D.C. and Boston

Red Bull Midnight Run Comparison Infographic_Header_480

Over 400 of the best players from Boston, D.C., New York and Chicago competed in Red Bull Midnight Run for the chance to represent their city in the finals tomorrow (December 14) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Each city battled through two rounds of grueling cuts from 100 players to the final 8, who will compete for ultimate bragging rights in an unprecedented basketball event.

We’ve been releasing a series of infographics that take a deeper look into each city’s unique style of play and performance by the numbers. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 11, 2012 / 10:45 am

Brooklyn Nets Court: Official First Look

brooklyn nets court

Images of the new Brooklyn Nets court at the Barclays Center have been leaked in recent days, but now the first “official” photos of the floor have been released. Today’s New York Post has a gallery of shots that showcase the court and the arena. Read More »

NBA / Aug 6, 2012 / 12:30 pm

Mikhail Prokhorov Will Rap With Jay-Z When The Barclays Center Opens

Jay-Z

Mikhail Prokhorov is many things: international prostitute smuggler and party-forming politician, to name a few. Well, now he can add one more title to the list, which might infringe upon the territory of Brooklyn Nets’ minority owner Jay-Z: rapper. Read More »