New Jersey Nets
Nets general manager Bill King believes All-Star point guard Deron Williams will join the team in its new home in Brooklyn after exploring free agency this summer.
The developer and owner of Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center believes his state-of-the-art facility can hold hockey for more than just a passing game or two.
The Toronto Raptors routed New Jersey 98-67 in Thursday night’s season finale, a loss that slightly improves the Nets’ chances in the NBA draft lottery.
The New Jersey Nets, who went 1,186-1,634 and never had an identity while they toiled in the frigid marsh of North Jersey, will move to Brooklyn next year hoping to find one.
“My message to them is, goodbye,” Christie said. “You don’t want to stay, we don’t want you.”
The Philadelphia 76ers nailed down the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference and spoiled the Nets’ final game in New Jersey with a 105-87 victory Monday night.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman isn’t so sure Brooklyn would be a great destination for the Islanders. Well, tell that to Yormark.
The Nets will say goodbye to New Jersey on Monday night, though it seems three of their top stars from the Garden State era won’t be at the ceremony.
Yormark announced that next Monday (4/30), the team’s transformation will begin. That’s when they’ll reveal their new logo and merchandise will go on sale.
The New Jersey chapter will end for all practical purposes Monday night against the Philadelphia 76ers. It will be the Nets’ final home game before a move next season to Brooklyn and the new Barclays Center.
Gerald Wallace finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds for New Jersey, which hasn’t beaten Milwaukee since March 3, 2009.
Carmelo Anthony scored 21 of his 33 points in the first quarter, and the New York Knicks beat the Nets 104-95 on Wednesday night in their last trip to New Jersey.
Amar’e Stoudemire is likely to return to the floor on Friday night when the Knicks head to Cleveland to take on the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers, CBSSports.com reported.
LeBron James scored Miami’s final 17 points in a furious one-man rally, finishing with 37 as the Heat pulled out a 101-98 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Monday night.
The third quarter decided the game with the Celtics outscoring New Jersey 26-13.
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