Nets History

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Nets other free agent likely moving on


Jason Collins has likely played his last game as an NBA player. After breaking the rainbow line last season by becoming the first openly gay athlete in any of the four profesional sports, Collins...

Nets sold Korver for summer league, copy machine


In a feature on Kyle Korver Tuesday morning, Zach Lowe writes about the different teams Korver has been and has been moved to, the first being the Nets. The money he was sold for funded the summer...

Collins to Dungy: Look at my example with Nets


Jason Collins Collins was asked about Tony Dungy's remarks on Michael Sam and he noted that people have to be wary of "code words" and added that despite the historic nature of his signing with the...

More milestones as KG approaches career's end


Kevin Garnett's contract runs out at the end of this season. He has already achieved enough to be considered among the greatest power forwards, indeed among the greatest players, in NBA history....

Jason Kidd: From Hero to Villain


People that witnessed the Jason Kidd era in New Jersey watched history unfold right in front of their eyes for the NBA and the Nets organization. This leads to our discussion of whether Jason Kidd...

A long history of fast exits


Fred Kerber has around the Nets for a long time, and seen a lot of coaches come again, so he couldn't have been shocked by what happened with Jason Kidd. He chronicles previous firings, releases,...

A history that should have given the Nets pause


The Post's Fred Kerber and Mike Vaccaro tag-team the Nets history with Jason Kidd Monday and how it should have given the Nets pause last summer. Kerber, who's covered the Nets on an off for...

Lewis Katz, Nets owner in Kidd era, dies in crash


Lewis Katz, who owned the New Jersey Nets during their most successful era then sold the team to Bruce Ratner, was killed Saturday when the Gulfstream IV he was flying in crashed at Hanscomb AFB...

Kerber: Nets may bring back Buck Williams


Buck Williams showed up at Game 4 in the Toronto series and the Nets put his face up on the scoreboard. In the last few days, the team's social media has cited his team records. Now, Fred Kerber...

Herb Turetzky remembers best ... and worst


Herb Turetzky has been the Nets only scorekeeper since they started playing as the New Jersey Americans in the ABA back in 1967.. The next time he sits down behind the scorers' table will be his...


A HIstorical Look at Game 7 and the Nets


Game 7's are legacy defining and are a special type of game. We look at who has stepped up in the final game of a series and how the Nets have fared historically. Reed Wallach also lists some keys...

Past Game 5 Performances (2-2 tie) by Current Nets


Larry Flesher takes a look at past playoffs performances by the core Nets players in Game 5's where the series is tied at 2-2.

Nets playoff timeline in the 21st century


The 2013-14 Brooklyn Nets are the most expensive team in the history of the NBA. So, is it a little disappointing that they’ve finished as the sixth seed? Is the pressure still on them, despite...

"Greatest Sports Deal Ever" comes to an end


The NBA and the former owners of the ABA's Spirits of St. Louis have reached a deal that will, after 40 years, give the Nets and other former ABA teams parity with the other 26 teams on TV rights....

Pierce becomes 18th player to score 25,000 points


Paul Pierce became the 18th player in NBA history and only 4th active player to score 25,000 points for his career.

Morey: Lillard trade best move by a GM in 10 years


Daryl Morey took questions Tuesday from fans and was asked "what is best move made by a GM in the past 10 years?" The Rockets GM left no doubt ... The Blazers deal dumping Gerald Wallace for a pick...

Who is on your Nets' Mt. Rushmore?


With LeBron James recently coming out and saying that he deserves to be on the NBA Mt. Rushmore when it has all set and done, a discussion has sparked on who should receive that honor. More...

Walsh: Prokhorov pushed Dolan to pay big for Melo


Fred Kerber looks at the MeloDrama nearly three years later, talking to a number of the key players One of them, Donnie Walsh, then Knicks GM, admits for the first time that James Dolan didn't want...

When VC was "The Trade" - a look back at 2004


Toronto is trying to come to grips with its love/hate relationship with Vince Carter. In recent weeks, there have been discussions of what really went down in 2004 that led to "The Trade" of its...

Did the Nets pass on a chance at Paul George?


This is probably not the best time to mention this ... and it is hindsight ... and it is water over the dam and under the bridge, but Bleacher Report does an extensive re-look at why so many teams,...

Billy King and a history of "boldness"


Mike Sielski has been around Philly basketball for a while and with the Nets coming to the City of Brotherly Love Friday, he looks at Billy King's "bold moves" as GM in both Philadelphia and...

How a Nets owner helps turn kids around


Joe Taub has a lot public achievements, but the one closest to his heart may be the Doby-Taub Basketball League, an after-school program for the kids of Paterson, his hometown.

Trying To Get Out of a Bad Deal


Every year, the Nets, along with the other three surviving ABA teams, receive about $5 million less in TV revenue than their NBA counterparts, the result of a nearly 40-year-old deal that the...

Thorn on Coach Kidd: "He's going to do great"


C.J. McCollum is rehabbing from a broken foot and the Lehigh grad is working as a reporter for in the interim. He interviewed Rod Thorn, now President of Basketball Operations for the NBA....

Dr J sees Nets taking over New York, not Manhattan


After a false start in the early 1970's and a long history of Knicks dominance, at least in attendance, the Nets will be able to compete with their Manhattan brethren, but only in the outer...

Long Island new (old?) frontier for Nets


In 1974 and 1976, the New York Nets won ABA titles at Nassau Coliseum. Once the team moved to New Jersey, the banners went with them. Then, Saturday, they suddenly re-appeared near the four Stanley...

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