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  1. The Faded Smile

    Jonathan Abrams

    Moochie Norris recognized that face. As basketballs danced and shoes screeched across the court, Norris zeroed in on the teenager. How did Norris know him? For years, Norris had scratched and clawed his way to a respectable NBA career, most notably i...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  2. The Game 4 Questions: Why the Heat's Defense Wilted and How They'...

    Zach Lowe

    Game 4 of a series in any 2-1 state has always been my favorite playoff game. If the trailing team wins and ties things at 2-2, each of the following games obviously takes on its own sort of hyper-drama. But for this moment, at 2-1, a single game det...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  3. Jay-Z Begins Sale of Nets Shares, Will Likely Forget About the $3...

    Rembert Browne

    The order of events that have made up the Jay-Z–Brooklyn Nets narrative: 1. "Jay-Z buys New Jersey Nets, moves team to Marcy Projects." (False.) 2. "New Jersey Nets move to Brooklyn, Jay-Z buys team." (Nope.) 3. "New Jersey Nets become Bro...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  4. Licensed to Ill? How the Brooklyn Nets Have Borrowed From Manhatt...

    Amos Barshad

    Before Jay-Z took the stage September 28, on the Barclays Center's opening night — before he christened the building, before he consummated his home borough's ascendance — we got a short video ticking off a selective list of Brooklyn's ac...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  5. NBA Offseason Mergers and Acquisitions: Atlantic Division

    Ben Detrick

    With the 2012 NBA draft completed and free agency now under way, several teams have given us glimpses into the direction of their offseason strategy. Let's take a look at a few. You! No, You! OK ... You! Similar to a desperate man prowling Lavo ...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  6. No Love for the Brooklyn Nets Logo

    Ben Detrick

    A few days ago, photos surfaced of Jay-Z in a shirt emblazoned with the new logo for the Brooklyn Nets. Despite his very public ownership of a very small stake in the NBA franchise, there was reason for skepticism: mostly, the insignia appeared as if...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  7. Chris Christie Not Exactly Sentimental About Nets Leaving New Jer...

    Chris Ryan

    I have only hazy memories of my time in the tri-state (PA, N.J., DE) area, but I could have sworn I once spent an otherwise forgettable night in a South Jersey watering hole with a guy who looked A LOT like Chris Christie and, dollars to doughnuts, I...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  8. About Last Night: Slipping Them a Mickey

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Sources reported that Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis had an electronic device installed in his suite that allowed him to eavesdrop on the headset co...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  9. The improbable return to the NBA for the New Jersey Nets' Gerald ...

    Jonathan Abrams

    Gerald Green's improbable return to the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2012
  10. The Final Days of the New Jersey Nets

    David Marchese

    Living and dying with the New Jersey Nets in 2012 is like riding hard for a pet goldfish - it's not gonna be around very long, and it'll never amount to much, so why bother? On Sunday, I went to the Prudential Center in Newark to find out. "Last y...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  11. About Last Night: Peyton Put in His Place

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. According to sources, the Indianapolis Colts will release Peyton Manning after 14 years of service. Team owner Jim Irsay informed Manning of the decision...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  12. About Last Weekend: Two Days of Vengeance

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Kobe Bryant, the Masked Mamba, scored 33 points as the Lakers avenged his broken nose with a 93-83 victory over Dwyane Wade and the Heat. "From thi...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  13. A Fate Worse Than Death With the Milwaukee Bucks and New Jersey N...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    The night the Nets turned Ersan Ilyasova into Kevin Love.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  14. The 10 Best Lines About Jeremy Lin's Big Night

    Rembert Browne

    This past weekend was a phenomenal time to be a faux New York sports fan. Although I walked into a Manhattan Super Bowl party wearing a newly gifted Falcons shirt, my verbal allegiances throughout the game became more and more aligned with the Giants...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  15. Nets Use D-Will Off the Ball to Clinch a Win

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Locked in a tight game with the Detroit Pistons earlier this week, the New Jersey Nets found themselves up two points with about five minutes left in the fourth quarter. Looking to score and make it a two-possession game, Deron Williams brought the b...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  16. Trend Watch: Dunking on Dudes

    Chris Ryan

    On Monday night, Blake Griffin dunked so hard on Kendrick Perkins that the Mayan apocalypse was called off. So emboldened were some NBA players with this new lease on life that they too decided to start dunking on the skulls of their peers, so as to ...

    Blog | February 01, 2012