A shot from the movie "Little Ballers" (credit: Nickelodeon)

Schwartz: ‘Little Ballers’ A Must-Watch For Anyone In Youth Sports

As a parent of two boys, I’ve seen the good, bad and ugly of organized athletics. This film, which debuts Wednesday on Nicktoons, is a refreshing look at how to do things the right way.

02/24/2015

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Lichtenstein: Nets’ Lineup Experiment Is Destined To Come Up Small

Here come the small-ball lovers. “See–the Nets won two in a row by taking a page out of Kidd’s playbook. What irony!” Except they don’t realize that it can’t be sustained.

02/24/2015

Thomas-Robinson

Nets To Sign Former No. 5 Pick Thomas Robinson

Robinson was waived Sunday by the Denver Nuggets, who had acquired him from Portland on Thursday at the trade deadline.

02/24/2015

DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 23: Will Barton #5 of the Denver Nuggets shoots against the Brooklyn Nets on February 23, 2015 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. 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 2015 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez Scores 19, Leads Nets To 110-82 Win Over Nuggets

Brook Lopez led seven Nets players in double figures with 19 points, and Brooklyn won its second consecutive road game by beating the Denver Nuggets 110-82 on Monday night.

02/24/2015

Jerome Jordan #9 of the Brooklyn Nets goes for the lay up against the Los Angeles Lakers during the game on February 20, 2015 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by D. Andrew Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Hold Off Lakers’ Late Rally, Win 114-105

Joe Johnson scored 23 points and Brook Lopez added 22 off the bench, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 114-105 victory over the skidding Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.

02/21/2015

Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: No Surprise — Nets GM Drops The Ball At Trade Deadline

Because Billy King couldn’t unload any of his Max Three, Brooklyn’s future will remain bleak for the next few years. By then there’d better be a new caretaker in charge.

02/20/2015

Kevin Garnett (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Nets Trade Kevin Garnett To Timberwolves For Thaddeus Young

Pierce spent just a year in Brooklyn and now Garnett is gone too, with the Nets getting a solid replacement in Young, who has played much better as the season went on.

02/19/2015

Brook Lopez (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets-Thunder Talks Fall Through; Brook Lopez Stays Put In Brooklyn

Early in the day, Yahoo Sports reported that the Nets would receive center Kendrick Perkins, small forward Perry Jones and point guard Reggie Jackson in a potential deal for Lopez.

02/19/2015

Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves wins the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York February 14, 2015. The NBA's midseason showcase will take place at Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center from February 12 through February 15.   (Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Nets’ Plumlee Loses Out To Minnesota’s LaVine In Dunk Contest

Minnesota’s Zach Lavine put on a spectacular aerial display to take home the dunk competition during All-Star Saturday night, beating out the Nets’ Mason Plumlee.

02/14/2015

Mo'ne Davis dribbles during the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game as part of 2015 All-Star Weekend at Madison Square Garden on February 13, 2015. (Photo by Juan O'Campo/NBAE via Getty Images)

WATCH: Mo’ne Davis Puts Nasty Spin Move On Celebrity All-Star MVP Kevin Hart

Little League phenom Mo’ne Davis was so impressive on a basketball court she momentarily silenced trash-talking “Wedding Ringer” star Kevin Hart.

02/14/2015

Andrew Wiggins #22 of the World Team goes up to dunk during a game against the U.S. Team during the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge as part of 2015 All-Star Weekend on February 13, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wiggins Shines As World Team Beats U.S. In Rising Stars Challenge

Some of the dunks were impressive — all four contestants in Saturday’s slam dunk contest were in Friday’s game — but the play was spotty.

02/14/2015

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Washington Wizards on Jan. 16, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Plumlee Hopes To Put On A Show In Front Of Home Fans At Slam Dunk Contest

The NBA has a hard time getting its most spectacular players to compete in the Slam Dunk Contest. Mason Plumlee doesn’t care. He’s just looking forward to bringing the people to their feet.

02/13/2015

Stephen Curry on NBA TV

All-Star Notebook: Curry Grabs Spotlight, Melo Set To Coach Celebs

The Golden State Warriors’ guard might be the man of the weekend, and even he can’t believe how quickly it’s happened after he was an All-Star snub just two years ago.

02/13/2015

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Boomer & Carton Set To Lead FDNY, NYPD In All-Star Heroes Game

The NYPD-FDNY matchup will raise money for the New York City Police Foundation and the FDNY Foundation.

02/12/2015

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Adam Silver ‘Focused On Action’ In 2nd Year As NBA Commissioner

When he returns to the All-Star stage on Saturday, he isn’t planning to announce a new platform. But he also knows that the time for talk is ending.

02/12/2015

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