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.
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.
Robinson was waived Sunday by the Denver Nuggets, who had acquired him from Portland on Thursday at the trade deadline.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Little League phenom Mo’ne Davis was so impressive on a basketball court she momentarily silenced trash-talking “Wedding Ringer” star Kevin Hart.
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.
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.
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.
The NYPD-FDNY matchup will raise money for the New York City Police Foundation and the FDNY Foundation.
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.
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