The Portland Trail Blazers routed the Brooklyn Nets 124-80 on Wednesday night. Deron Williams had 12 points to lead for the Nets, who had their lowest point total this season.
NBA players won’t be pulling up for a 4-point shot anytime soon. The league denied Tuesday that any serious discussions had been held about that or expanding the court.
Collins’ No. 98 jersey rocketed to No. 1 in sales on the league’s official website on its first day available for purchase, NBA senior vice president Vicky Picca said Tuesday.
Old teammate Jason Kidd coaches the team. Collins played with Joe Johnson in Atlanta and Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in Boston, and they are now the respected veterans in Brooklyn.
Collins heard his name called early in the second quarter and headed to the scorer’s table to check in. When he walked onto the court, he became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of the United States’ four major pro leagues.
Jason Collins played his first game with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night, becoming the first openly gay active player in the four major U.S. professional sports leagues.
Once again, Boomer and Craig filled their collective obligation and provided an entertaining start to yet another week as only they can.
It is clearly a terrific day for NBA fans who cheer the league for being progressive when it comes to tolerance. However, as a Nets fan, I find it to be another disappointment in a seemingly endless line since their move to Brooklyn.
Collins would become the first openly gay athlete to play in any of North America’s four major team sports.
O’Neal had season highs of 23 points and 13 rebounds to carry the load for an undermanned frontcourt, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Brooklyn Nets 93-86 Saturday night.
The undersized Nets worked out Collins during the All-Star break, general manager Billy King confirmed on Thursday. Collins would become the NBA’s first openly gay active player if he’s signed.
General manager Billy King said Thursday the Brooklyn Nets are looking to add a big man and confirmed the team worked out center Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed.
Thornton, a relatively low-percentage gunner on bad teams who wore out his welcome in Sacramento, isn’t the solution to the Nets’ weaknesses that could ultimately steer them adrift towards a doomed outcome.
Joe Johnson scored 27 points, Andre Blatche had 25 and Brooklyn beat the Utah Jazz 105-99 Wednesday night for the Nets’ first win in Utah since 2008.
The Nets have agreed to acquire guard Marcus Thornton from the Sacramento Kings for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans.
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