Scott O’Neil doesn’t believe his teams will be cast in a bad light by agreeing to a multiyear deal with one of the world’s leading online poker companies. But there were immediate questions about the relationship.
The New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia 76ers have become the first major U.S.-based professional teams to sign a sponsorship deal with an online gambling company.
Brook Lopez’s broken foot might not be a death knell for the Brooklyn Nets.
The Nets said Saturday that Brook Lopez was hurt during its overtime loss at Philadelphia on Friday and the team would issue another update next week after consultation with their doctors.
Evan Turner hit the winning basket at the buzzer and scored 29 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 121-120, overtime win over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
Joe Johnson made 10 3-pointers, most in the NBA this season, and scored a season-high 37 points to lead the Nets to a 130-94 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
LeBron James told ESPN that Allen Iverson was “pound-for-pound, probably the greatest player who ever played.”
The founder of one of the world’s largest private equity firms, Josh Harris and his group paid $320 million to Jeff Vanderbeek for the rights to the Devils and the lease to the Prudential Center.
Adam Aron stepped down as Philadelphia 76ers CEO on Monday and was replaced by former Madison Square Garden Sports president Scott O’Neil.
According to a report, the New York Knicks are preparing an offer to free agent power forward Elton Brand.
The Philadelphia 76ers have selected Syracuse point guard Michael Carter-Williams with the 11th pick in the NBA draft.
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.
The Brooklyn Nets are used to getting a strong first-quarter from All-Star center Brook Lopez. On Tuesday night, they also got a big opening-period performance from Reggie Evans.
I would think that my queasiness was more likely related to undercooked meat, but, then again, the Nets did emit a malodorous stench with their play in Philly.
Spencer Hawes had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Jrue Holiday added 15 points and 11 assists and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-97 on Monday night.