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CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 27: Andray Blatche #0 of the Brooklyn Nets waits to shoot a foul shot against the Chicago Bulls in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 27, 2013 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Andray Blatche Fined $15K For Obscene Gesture

Blatche made the gesture with 2:40 left in the Nets’ 101-100 victory.

11/02/2013

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Lichtenstein: Nets Make An Early Season Statement With Win Over Heat

The Nets talked big in advance of last night’s home opener versus the Heat, with several players unafraid to go on the record.

11/02/2013

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 17: Jason Kidd speaks during his jersey retirement ceremony before the preseason game agaisnt the Miami Heat at Barclays Center on October 17, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Nets Top Heat 86-62 After Retiring Coach Kidd’s No. 5 Jersey

The Brooklyn Nets retired coach Jason Kidd’s number, then gave him an 86-62 preseason victory over the Miami Heat on Thursday night.

10/18/2013

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Teenager Hospitalized Following Shooting At Brooklyn Park

Police said the boy was shot at about 7:30 p.m. Friday in Canarsie Park, often referred to as Seaview Park.

09/20/2013

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Knicks’ Anthony On Future: ‘I’m Not Going Nowhere’

Fans’ concerns can settle for a while after Anthony told Bloomberg News, “I’m not going nowhere,” when asked if he would become a free agent after the upcoming season.

09/12/2013

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Brooklyn Nets To Retire Jason Kidd’s Jersey

Nets said Monday the ceremony will take place Oct. 17 before their preseason game against the Miami Heat.

09/09/2013

Jimmie Smith, 41, was arrested and charged with possession of more than 7-ounces of cocaine that he allegedly intended to distribute. (Credit CBS 2)

Paterson, N.J. Basketball Coach Arrested On Drug Charges

New Jersey’s attorney general said Jimmie D. Smith was arrested Wednesday evening and charged with possessing more than seven ounces of cocaine that he allegedly intended to distribute.

08/29/2013

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Chicago Sky Rout The Liberty 93-64

Cappie Pondexter scored 18 points to lead New York (5-7), which has lost five of its last six games.

07/07/2013

J.R. Smith and Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Report: Smith, Knicks Agree To 4-Year, $24.7M Contract

The deal, which is the maximum the Knicks could have offered Smith, includes a player option after the third year.

07/04/2013

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Report: Knicks In Talks To Land Raptors’ Andrea Bargnani

The Knicks will be sending Marcus Camby, Steve Novak and several picks including the 2016 first round draft pick.

06/30/2013

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Silver Stars Beat Liberty 78-77 In Overtime

The Liberty had three chances after Johnson’s go-ahead basket, but Katie Smith missed two three pointers, and Pondexter missed another shot.

06/23/2013

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Report: Jason Kidd Pursuing Nets’ Head Coaching Job

Yahoo! Sports’ sources said the Nets organization has discussed Kidd as a candidate for the open coaching position at the highest levels.

06/09/2013

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Cleveland Cavaliers Claim Top Draft Pick

The Cleveland Cavaliers claimed the No. 1 overall pick at the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night.

05/23/2013

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks grimaces after being called for a foul in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Built To Win Now, Knicks Didn’t Even Get Close

Knicks had high hopes heading into the playoffs this season as they were a team built to win a title, but they didn’t even come close.

05/19/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who’s The Bigger X-Factor? Kevin Durant Vs. Carmelo Anthony

With the game, series, or season on the line, would you rather have Carmelo Anthony or Kevin Durant on your squad?

05/09/2013

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