TAG: Barclays Center

NBA / Dec 16, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Video: Nets-Heat In Rain Delay At Barclays Center Due To Leak From Ceiling

Barclays Center

You read that right: a rain delay at an indoor sporting event. Due to a leak from the Barclays Center ceiling dripping water onto the court, tonight’s game between the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets has been temporarily suspended in the late first quarter. Read More »

All-Star, Latest News / Dec 5, 2014 / 11:45 am

NBA Announces Schedule For 2015 All-Star Weekend

Kyrie Irving

The NBA All-Star break is finally living up to its name. After giving players a maximum of four days off in previous seasons, the league lengthened its mid-season siesta to a full week in 2015. And now, a schedule of the major events in New York has been released. Read More »

Playground / Jul 30, 2014 / 4:32 pm

Video: EBC Celebrity Challenge Highlights

Big Sean

This past weekend, The Barclays Center hosted the 2014 EBC Celebrity Challenge, which featured some notable NBA talent and streetball players from various regions. In the first annual game at the Barclays, the three-game showdown featured players such as Marcus Williams (LA Team), Nolan Smith (DMV Team), Jarret Jack ( DMV Team), Erving Walker (NY Team) and other notable ballers. Read More »

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 »