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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 »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 11, 2014 / 10:30 am

GIF: Why Cory Jefferson’s Air Ball Is The Worst

Cory Jefferson air ball

The Nets announcers were being kind after Nets rookie Cory Jefferson threw up a three-pointer against Chicago last night that seemed to deflate halfway to the basket. His air ball was one of the more atrocious shots we’ve ever seen, but as Ballislife notes, there are plenty of other contenders for the worst shot so far this year. Still, this one was so bad, the Nets announcers though Jefferson must have been looking to pass. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 9, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Report: Nets Are Shopping Stars, Joe Johnson, Deron Williams & Brook Lopez

Joe Johnson, Kevin Garnett, Deron Williams, Brook Lopez

The Brooklyn Nets are off to an 8-11 start this season, which is a far cry from title contention — a supposed goal when owner Mikhail Prokhorov moved the team to Brooklyn. They’re still in better shape than last season’s calamitous 10-21 start under now-departed coach Jason Kidd — who is working wonders in Milwaukee. Despite a better opening to the season, sources tell ESPN.com the Nets have made stars Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson available in trade talks, as an attempt to retool, but without sacrificing wins. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 8, 2014 / 11:30 pm

Video: Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge Meet Brooklyn Royalty, Jay-Z & Beyonce

Jay-Z, Beyonce, Kate Middleton, Prince William

Midway through the third quarter — cue tired jokes about LA on Twitter — Prince William and Kate Middleton took their court-side seats, flanked by Dikembe Mutombo. Later on in the Cavs-Nets game, Brooklyn’s own monarchy, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, stopped by to chat with the royals. It was a star-studded affair, and that’s without accounting for the players. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 8, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Photos: LeBron, Kyrie, KG Wear “I Can’t Breathe” Shirts Before Cavs-Nets

LeBron James

NBA players are taking a stand. After Derrick Rose wore an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt on Saturday in support of Eric Garner and protests related to recent police killings, other players are following suit tonight. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Garnett, and more all donned the tees prior to Monday’s matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets. Read More »

Smack / Dec 4, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: Popovich Tells Danny Green To “Shut The F**K Up” After Boneheaded Foul

Gregg Popovich

The Nets snapped San Antonio’s eight-game winning streak with a 95-93 overtime win at Barclays Center last night, but they were gift-wrapped the win in the closing seconds of the extra session after a Danny Green blunder. Gregg Popovich became irate and can be seen telling Danny to “Shut the f___ up” as he’s coming towards the sideline to explain. Read More »

instagram, Smack, Twitter / Dec 3, 2014 / 10:45 am

Video: Nets Fan, Missing His Prosthetic Leg, Carried Out Of MSG By Security

Jeffrey Gamblero

We were at the Knicks-Nets game last night and word quickly spread among some of the media that a Nets fan, with a prosthetic leg, had been kicked out of the arena. Video surfaced on Instagram, and the Knicks have released a statement because any time you have three security officers dragging a recumbent man missing his prosthetic leg out of a sporting event — as onlookers boo, no less — it’s a PR fiasco. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 1, 2014 / 12:45 pm

GIF: Kevin Garnett Tries To Bite Joakim Noah, Says He Was “Messing Around”

Kevin Garnett, Joakim Noah

We always assumed that we found Kevin Garnett infallible. Well, apparently there are limits to even our long-held and unceasing fandom of the future Hall-of-Famer. In an embarrassing display of sportsmanship, watch Garnett try to bite Joakim Noah’s hand during the Brooklyn Nets’ loss to the Chicago Bulls on Sunday. Read More »

NBA / Nov 24, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Mason Plumlee On J. Johnson’s Comments, Call of Duty, KG’s Advice & More

Mason Plumlee, Lionel Hollins

After becoming a state champion in his native Indiana during his high school career, and spending four years at Duke under coach Mike Krzyzewski, seven footer Mason Plumlee found it simple to blend in with a Brooklyn Nets team last year with very real aspirations beyond the first round of the playoffs. In our conversation with Plumlee last week, we touched on his unending drive to get better, the self-sacrifice necessary to win, the fun of blowing up zombies and much more. Read More »

Video / Nov 21, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Watch Kevin Garnett Repeatedly Slap Himself In Face En Route To Court

Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett (photo. Nets Vine)

There’s no sense in hiding it now – we love Kevin Garnett. Stuff like this is of many, many reasons why the future Hall-of-Famer will always be one of our all-time favorites. As the Brooklyn Nets made their way through the tunnels of Chesapeake Energy Arena to begin their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Garnett trailed his teammates and repeatedly slapped himself in the face – with both hands! – to prepare for tip-off. Read More »