The season begins in a few days and local sportswriters and bloggers are looking forward to big doings on basketball courts in Brooklyn and Manhattan. The Times, Daily News and AP all take a shot at the rivalry with the Times the most ambitious.
During the preseason game between the Nets and Heat, Billy King talked with NBA.com's David Aldridge about Mikhail Prokhorov's willingness to spend, the hiring of Jason Kidd, a potential rivalry a potential rivalry with Miami, and team flexibility
The Nets lost their best three-point marksman last year in C.J. Watson, replacing him with Shaun Livingston, who hasn't made a three in three years. But they added the No. 4 and 5 three pointer shooters all-time and have hopes for Mirza Teletovic.
Deron WIlliams, who was in a walking boot, spoke about the moves the Nets made over the summer along with what is wrong with his ankle. Paul Pierce didn't shy away from talking about his health but did avoid talking about a certain Knick player
It's too early to write up the definitive season previews, but it's basically dead time for the NBA. So writers look for other ways of ranking teams, without really ranking teams. USA Today ranks "watchability" while HoopsWorld looks at contenders.
Rod Boone ran into Jason Kidd at Fashion Week Tuesday and tweeted out Kidd's comments on his jersey retirement ceremony, Paul Pierce exhibiting leadership qualities, who's been working out at the PNY Center what he thinks about all this trash-talking
Bojan Bogdanovic hasn't cost the Nets much, other than some frustration. Nets acquired the 6'8" swingman on draft night 2011 for $1.25 million dollars and a second round pick in 2013. What's he shown in Eurobasket? We take a look at his game.
Kevin Garnett hasn't said much, if anything, since the Nets press conference back on July 18. Now, that he's in China, he's been talking to the Chinese media and makes it clear he's excited about the Nets and their championship potential.
A Nets source tells NetsDaily that Jay Z is selling half his shares in the team to Jason Kidd, the team's new head coach. The cost: $500,000. The other half of Jay Z's stake has been purchased by a minority owner. The Post first reported the deal.
The Nets have added two new scouts, bringing the total to eight. T.J. Zanin, brother of Nets assistant GM Frank Zanin, and Eddie Oran, former U. of Texas assistant coach, have joined the team in new positions. The team also added new operations staff