The NBA announced Tuesday that it would shorten each quarter by one minute during Sunday’s preseason game at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
NBA players won’t be pulling up for a 4-point shot anytime soon. The league denied Tuesday that any serious discussions had been held about that or expanding the court.
Kidd instantly made the Nets relevant, then respected, then regal.
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.
The Philadelphia 76ers have hired former Nets GM Rod Thorn as their new team president.