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The Net Who Changed Basketball

A few years ago, a hoops writer joked that Julius Erving in the NBA is the most overrated player of all time and Julius Erving in the ABA the most underrated ever. Fran Blinebury of NBA.com doesn't go that far, but writes this weekend that Dr. J's time as a Net changed basketball.

Armen Gilliam - 1964 -- 2011

Armen Gilliam, who averaged 15 points and 8 rebounds for the Nets over three seasons in the mid-1990's, died Wednesday at the age of 47 in his native Pittsburgh while playing a pick-up game at a local gym. Police say Gilliam collapsed of a heart attack while playing basketball at LA Fitness in Collier Township, Penn.

Nets Add Scouts, Fulfilling a Prokhorov Promise

At last May's press conference in New York, Mikhail Prokhorov promised to address the issue of cutbacks in the Nets coaching, scouting and other basketball operations areas under Bruce Ratner. After adding new assistant coaches, the Nets have now added a slew of scouts.

Game 81 - Nets vs. Bobcats - Monday, April 12, 7:30

The Nets bid farewell--fond or not--to the building they've called home since 1981 on Monday night.  There are no closing ceremonies planned, other than a video presentation and a thank you to...

A Trip Down Memory Lane Brings Hope

The Nets had a series of bad seasons in an antiquated gym. No one came to games. Their owner was going broke. Then, a new owner arrived. He first moved the team to a temporary...

Loughery Knows Nets Highs and Lows

The year before the New York Nets hired him as their coach in 1974, Kevin Loughery had played on--and coached--the worst team in NBA history...so far. The 1972-73 Sixers were so...

So Many Empty Seats, So Little to Watch

The Nets' future, everyone tells us, is filled with possibilities: new arena(s), new owner, new coach, new players, including if everything falls into place, the first pick in...

Turning Point?

Mikhail Prokhorov meets with Rod Thorn and Brett Yormark in Dallas Feb. 12-14 to plot his takeover. Brooklyn construction crews are at the ready. The Devils and Nets aren't...

The Debate Intensifies: Are They Worst Ever...and Why?

It's now happening with regularity. As the record worsens and marks for futility fall, pundits ask, "are they the worst NBA team ever?" Kenny Smith tells Yahoo! Sports' Larry...

Have No Fear - Sixers Say The Record Is Not Near

10. That's the biggest number for the Nets this season, the number of games they have to win to avoid the worst record in NBA history, now held by the 1972-73 Sixers. Two...

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