TAG: Jason Kidd

NBA / Oct 25, 2013 / 2:30 pm

5 Reasons To Watch The 2013-14 Brooklyn Nets

(photo. Instagram/dwill8)

(photo. Instagram/dwill8)

With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.

Next up, a Nets team that’s thinking nothing but title after a big offseason. Read More »

NBA / Oct 23, 2013 / 8:30 pm

Curry, Howard, D-Rose & The Nets Featured On The Cover Of Sports Illustrated’s NBA Preview Issue

Sports Illustrated 2013-14 NBA Preview Covers

The 2013-14 NBA season is less than a week away, and that means Sports Illustrated is writing their NBA season preview. Who made the cover in an offseason with so many big moves? Well SI was smart and decided to release four separate covers featuring Dwight Howard (flanked by Hakeem Olajuwon and Kevin McHale), Stephen Curry, Derrick Rose, and the new look Brooklyn Nets. Read More »

NBA / Oct 21, 2013 / 1:00 pm

The 10 Biggest Storylines Of The NBA Season: The Battle For NYC

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Knicks & Nets Fans (photo. Instagram.com/nyknicks & Instagram.com/brooklynnets)

With the NBA season barely a week away from officially starting, you’ve probably noticed we’ve been pumping out enough preview content to bury even Hasheem Thabeet. Over the next week, we’ll be taking a look at the 10 biggest storylines of the 2013-14 season. Today, we’re beginning with what should be a fun back-n-forth war: The Battle For NYC between the Knicks and Nets… Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 18, 2013 / 10:45 am

We Watch The Brooklyn Nets Dominate The Miami Heat

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Last night, we were at the Barclays Center as the 2-time defending champion Heat visited the Brooklyn Zoo to take on the new-look Nets. Before the game, Jason Kidd‘s jersey was raised to the rafters during a touching tribute. With Wade out, and the Heat looking lethargic, the Nets — and bench big man Andray Blatche — dominated for long stretches against the champs. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Oct 14, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Nets Coach Jason Kidd Says “It’s Great” Mirza Teletovic & Andray Blatche Scuffled At Practice

Andray Blatche

Andray Blatche (photo. Instagram/drayday7)

The Nets have a lot of new faces in Brooklyn this year as Mikhail Prokhorov goes all in to bring the first championship to the Nets franchise after they merged with the NBA. With all the new faces, it’s understandable that some players wouldn’t get along. Mirza Teletovic and Andray Blatche got into a scuffle during practice yesterday, and like most fights in the NBA, no punches were thrown. Read More »

NBA / Oct 10, 2013 / 2:00 pm

The 10 NBA Players Under The Most Pressure This Season

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Kevin Durant (photo. Nike Basketball)

As we move steadily towards the start of the season, quite a few teams are looking at this season as a potentially franchise-determining endeavor. Miami is seeking a three-peat. Houston Chicago, Oklahoma City, Indianapolis, San Antonio, Memphis, Manhattan and Brooklyn and the L.A. Clippers are seeking to claim the prize for themselves. Each of these teams have put a fair amount of pressure upon themselves. But the NBA is a player’s league. Here are 10 players who have the spotlight on them from minute one, with an already bright glare that has the potential to turn withering. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Oct 4, 2013 / 12:30 pm

Report: Jason Kidd Suspended Two Games After Pleading Guilty To DWI

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Jason Kidd (photo. Instagram/brooklynnets)

New Nets coach Jason Kidd was arrested for driving while his abilities were impaired by alcohol in the summer of 2012 — right as he joined the Knicks for his final season as a player. Because of the guilty plea this summer, the NBA announced this morning it has suspended him for the first two games of the 2013-14 season. An annoying antecedent for Nets fans: he could have served the suspension during his final season playing. Read More »

NBA / Sep 25, 2013 / 5:15 pm

The 8 Best Teams In The Eastern Conference This Year

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. Nike Basketball)

The NBA season is quickly approaching, and as fans, this is sure to be a promising season with many headlines. LeBron James and the Miami Heat are on the hunt for a third straight championship, unless Derrick Rose, holding the most anticipated comeback in sports this year, has something to say about the reign of terror in the East. Read More »

NBA / Sep 25, 2013 / 4:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Paul Pierce On Going Back To Boston, The Knicks & “Cornbread” Maxwell

Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce (photo. Instagram/paulpierce)

The Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks have been slinging verbal arrows at one another all summer. So when Dime spoke with Paul Pierce during Hellman’s 100th birthday yesterday at Pier 84 along the Hudson River, we were expecting at least one Knicks quote. But Pierce would rather let his play do the talking. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Sep 12, 2013 / 1:00 pm

Jason Kidd Kids Carmelo Anthony About Signing With The Lakers As The New York Rivalry Continues

Carmelo Anthony (photo. Instagram/nyknicks)

Carmelo Anthony (photo. Instagram/nyknicks)

After LeBron James was mum on his plans for next season, Carmelo Anthony followed suit at a charity event yesterday. But not before his former teammate, Jason Kidd, got in a quip about Melo’s possible free agency next summer. Read More »