10 Local Players Who Came Back To Lead Their Former TeamsNostalgia is in the air!
WATCH: 10 Memorable NY/NJ Sports Moments From 2014Bye, Rex Ryan. Hello, Odell Beckham. Let's take a look at the good, bad and everything in between of this year in local sports.
WATCH: Jason Kidd Booed Mercilessly At Barclays In Brooklyn ReturnJason Kidd revealed a distrust of the Nets' front office and a desire to get past his messy departure from the franchise when he returned to Brooklyn on Wednesday as coach of the Bucks.
Lichtenstein: D’oh! Nets Fail To Stick It To Kidd In Brooklyn ReturnNets fans attending Wednesday night's game at the Barclays Center must have felt like the cat in "The Itchy and Scratchy Show." Because in the end, the rat always wins.
Bucks Outlast Nets In Triple Overtime As Kidd Makes Return To Brooklyn, 122-118The Milwaukee Bucks overcame Brandon Knight's shocking missed layup at the end of the first overtime to outlast the Nets 122-118 in three overtimes on Wednesday night in coach Jason Kidd's return to Brooklyn.
Kevin Garnett Hopes Jason Kidd Receives Warm Reception In Brooklyn ReturnWednesday night's game at Barclays Center has plenty of intrigue, and should make for some great theater.
Lichtenstein: With Kidd Coming To Town, Nets In Familiar Position — Lacking IdentitySomewhere in Milwaukee this morning, Bucks coach Jason Kidd is smiling as he reads reports his scouts have filed on the Nets in preparation for his impending return to Brooklyn on Wednesday.
Jason Kidd On Nets, Prokhorov: 'I'll Let Them Keep Talking'"I'm no longer in Brooklyn," the future Hall of Famer said. "Unfortunately they keep talking about it. I don't. I'll let them keep talking."
Lichtenstein: Prokhorov’s Musings Overshadow Nets Home OpenerWhenever Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is in town to watch his favorite American toy play basketball, the game often turns out to be of secondary importance. That was the case Monday night.
Prokhorov Tweaks Kidd, Vows To Keep Majority Stake In NetsSprinkling humor among his talk about basketball business, the Russian billionaire joked about the departure of Jason Kidd: "Don't let the door hit you where the good Lord has split you."
Lichtenstein: Was This A Summer Of Hell For Nets Fans? Not So FastThis time the Nets will enter training camp not as the NBA’s most intriguing club, but one that will be well under the national-media radar.
Lichtenstein: Less Hype Doesn't Mean Worse Viewing For Nets FansYou should ignore all the pundits' predictions of a down year. There's plenty of good basketball for Nets fans to look forward to -- even if most of the country won't see it.