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7 Team Names That Make No Sense

We all have favorite teams. But some team names just don’t make any sense, like these…

05/28/2014

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Memphis Grizzlies at the Barclays Center on March 5, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Good Riddance To Nets’ 3rd-Quarter Curse

No matter how well the Nets played in the first half, we crossed our fingers and bit our nails to the bone for the next 12 minutes. Not any more. Unless I just jinxed it.

03/06/2014

Mike Conley #11 of the Memphis Grizzlies passes against Paul Pierce #34 of the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on March 5, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Over .500 For First Time After Beating Grizzlies

Joe Johnson scored 21 points, Marcus Thornton came off the bench for 20, and the Brooklyn Nets powered their way above .500 for the first time this season by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 103-94 on Wednesday night.

03/06/2014

Beno Udrih and coach Mike Woodson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Memphis Grizzlies Claim Former Knicks Guard Beno Udrih

The Knicks waived the 6-foot-3, 205-pound Udrih on Monday after buying out his contract. Udrih, 31, signed with New York last summer.

02/27/2014

Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks grabs a rebound against the Memphis Grizzlies on February 18, 2014 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee.  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Rally In Second Half, But Still Lose To Memphis 98-93

02/19/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Melo’s 30 Points Aren’t Enough, Knicks Lose To Grizzlies 95-87

Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, but the Knicks fell to the Grizzlies 95-87 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

12/21/2013

Joe Johnson (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Johnson, Nets Claw Past Grizzlies, 97-88

Joe Johnson scored 26 points, Brook Lopez added 12 of his 20 in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 97-88 on Saturday night.

11/30/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Should Stop Kidding Themselves On J-Kidd’s Candidacy

Since Kidd single-handedly turned around the Nets franchise upon his trade to New Jersey in 2002, they owe him. If there’s some capacity in which Kidd could fit in with the club’s long-term plans, it’s worth the discussion. Just not as head coach.

06/10/2013

George Karl (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

George Karl Out As Coach Of Nuggets; Nets Not Interested?

George Karl is following general manager Masai Ujiri out of Denver. But the Nets, who are without a head coach, are apparently not interested in contacting Karl.

06/06/2013

Memphis Grizzlies v San Antonio Spurs - Game One

Spurs Rout Grizzlies 105-83 In Game 1 Of Western Conference Finals

Tony Parker had 20 points and nine assists and the Spurs struck first in the Western Conference finals by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 105-83.

05/20/2013

The Knicks’ J.R. Smith, right, shoots against Memphis’ Tayshaun Prince on March 27, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Have Their Way With One Of NBA’s Best Defensive Clubs, Handle Grizzlies

Look who has the NBA’s longest winning streak now.

03/27/2013

Brook Lopez (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

P.J. Carlesimo Admits That Brook Lopez Is Lacking Confidence

Carlesimo admitted that the 24-year-old is struggling with his confidence. “Without question,” Carlesimo said when asked if he thinks there is something wrong with his center’s current mindset.

02/25/2013

BROOKLYN, NY - FEBRUARY 24: Zach Randolph #50 of the Memphis Grizzlies shoots against Reggie Evans #30 of the Brooklyn Nets on February 24, 2013 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  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 Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Deron Williams Leads Nets With 24 Points In 76-72 Loss To Memphis

Zach Randolph had 16 points and 14 rebounds, Marc Gasol scored 14 points and the Memphis Grizzlies won their seventh straight game, 76-72 over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night.

02/24/2013

Marc Gasol dunks against Reggie Evans. (credit: Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Pull No-Show Act In 1st Half, Get Blown Out By Grizzlies

Marc Gasol was 10 of 15 from the field, all of his points coming in the first half, as Memphis, which had seven players in double figures, won for the fourth time in the past five games.

01/25/2013

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Hartnett: Melo Versus Bryant Has The Makings Of A Christmas Day Classic

The NBA’s two highest scorers, Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony lock horns in a mouth-watering match-up on Christmas Day.

12/25/2012

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