The Nets won't play there 'til 2012 (and that's only if the NBA lockout has ended by then.) But it isn't too early to celebrate the return of big-time pro sports to Brooklyn.
NBA fame and fortune. International success with USA Basketball. Stardom in college. Kevin Durant has all that. But until this week, he didn't have real New York streetball cred.
Curt Flood stood up to the baseball power in 1970, and it cost him his career. One writer wonders if any of today's athletes would take that risk, even in these troubled lockout times.
Ricky Rubio might help the T-Wolves in the long run. But in the short term -- say, at Thursday night's NBA draft -- his presence at point guard makes Minnesota's No. 2 pick a murky situation.
Despite what you might have heard, the NBA sky is not falling just because LeBron and Melo turned their backs on the Cavs and the Nuggets to start fresh in greener pastures.
Former teammate Jay Williams analyzes Jamal Crawford's game, and reminisces about what could have been.
Deron Williams has been getting the attention for the Jazz, but Utah's hopes rest on the broad shoulder of Carlos Boozer, writes Scoop Jackson.
Big Ben and Artest may have been past it, but what Jesse Jackson did Friday was important, writes Scoop Jackson.