4:40 AM EDT, Fri April 25, 2014
Toronto Sun 5 hours ago
Nets' Garnett expects crowd to be loud in Brooklyn for Game 3 against Raptors

Nets' Garnett expects crowd to be loud in Brooklyn for Game 3 against Raptors

Kevin Garnett was in a pretty good mood ahead of Game 3.
Rotoworld 12 hours ago

Kevin Garnett won't see additional minutes - Kevin Garnett (F/C) Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Garnett will not see more minutes in the playoffs, according to head coach Jason Kidd.
Oklahoman 3 hours ago
Oklahoma City Thunder: Remote patrol

Oklahoma City Thunder: Remote patrol

By Mel BrachtTNT analyst Steve Kerr, rumored as a candidate for the New York Knicks coaching job, noted on the telecast that a key reason for the Thunder’s offensive woes in the playoff series was a lack of two-way players, those who can play both offense and defense. “One of Oklahoma City’s defenses is they have a few guys who are really one-way players like (Kendrick) Perkins and (Thabo) Sefolosha, who are great defensive players, but not much of a threat offensively," said Kerr, who called the game with Marv Albert.Read more on NewsOK.com
Nets rubbing it in, regarding the Knicks?

Nets rubbing it in, regarding the Knicks?

The NBA playoffs will only take place in Brooklyn this weekend. Got that, Knicks fans? The Nets made sure to italicize only in Brooklyn in a press release highlighting their plans for Games 3 and 4 this weekend at Barclays Center. The team’s postseason slogan? “For Brooklyn.” As in: “One Pride. One Goal. One Dream. One Reason.” Hmm ... Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri had another slogan involving “Brooklyn” and the letter “F.
Net Income / NetsDaily 14 hours ago

Brook Lopez, without boot, shoots a few at Thursday practice

Rod Boone, easily the best videographer among the beats, shot an interesting piece of video Thursday at the Nets practice: Brook Lopez, three days after losing his boot, was firing up jumpers in his inimitable flat-footed style. Check the background and you'll see Lopez at the top of the key. Lopez, whose foot and ankle both underwent surgery earlier this year, is out for the season no matter how long it lasts, Nets officials keep saying. Lopez in fact told Fred Kerber two days ago that he'd doing upper body work but that basketball activities are still far off, Everyone, including Lopez and...
Celtics Today 17 hours ago
Rajon Rondo Latest News, Rumors And Updates

Rajon Rondo Latest News, Rumors And Updates

Ok, just place yourself in Rajon Rondo’s shoes for a sec. Just imagine how he might be feeling at the moment. After spending seven seasons in a legendary franchise like the Boston Celtics, playing alongside future Hall of Famers like Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce and also after winning one championship ring, he now has to live through the tough rebuilding process of his team. Disappointing isn’t it? For sure. So what can he or the team do?Over the course of the past couple of years we’ve heard tons of rumors about a potential Rajon Rondo trade. Some of them might had some...

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National Post 11 hours ago
Toronto Raptors’ Amir Johnson and Patrick Patterson make a formidable defensive duo

Toronto Raptors’ Amir Johnson and Patrick Patterson make a formidable defensive duo

Having both players on the Raptors roster is a luxury, and it might be something Masai Ujiri decides his team cannot afford
New York Daily News 11 hours ago
Nets' Collins makes Time's '100 Most Influential' list

Nets' Collins makes Time's '100 Most Influential' list

When Jason Collins announced he was gay last April, it was a watershed moment. Upon signing a 10-day contract with the Nets in late February, Collins was again in the news, the first openly gay player to ink a deal with an NBA club.
Charles Barkley is puzzled by Drake’s lint-rolling at Toronto Raptors game: ‘Who carries a lint brush with them?’

Charles Barkley is puzzled by Drake’s lint-rolling at Toronto Raptors game: ‘Who carries a lint brush with them?’

Barkley also offered support for Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri, who was fined for yelling: '[Expletive] Brooklyn'

Knicks to Phil: Not on 'same page' in '13-'14

New York Knicks players made two things clear to new president Phil Jackson during exit meetings: Some told Jackson that the players didn’t “buy in” like they had the year before. This can be taken as an indictment of either the players or ex-coach Mike Woodson -- depending on how you view the season. Players also told Jackson that they weren’t always "on the same page" in 2013-14. That seems to be a direct indictment of Woodson.
New York Daily News 13 hours ago
Oscar Robertson advises Melo to ditch Knicks for Rockets

Oscar Robertson advises Melo to ditch Knicks for Rockets

Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson has one piece of advice for Knick superstar Carmelo Anthony: Get out of New York! Roberston, while speaking to Spike Lee on SiriusXM NBA Radio, had some pointed comments about the Knicks and the Big Apple.
Marc Berman / New York Post 13 hours ago

Oscar Robertson: Carmelo should leave Knicks, sign with Rockets

The Big O thinks Carmelo Anthony should leave the Big Apple. Hall-of-Fame guard Oscar Robertson said on a taping of Thursday’s Spike Lee show on Sirius XM that Anthony will...

Grantland: The Rookie

Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY SportsBrad Stevens completed his first season on the bench in Boston.Some seasons ended last week. Some seasons ended badly. Some seasons ended badly, but in such a way that people actually rejoiced in how badly they ended. This is great fodder for barroom debate and talk-radio rhetoric. This was extraordinarily weird for the people whose livelihoods depend on having not too many seasons end badly, because that is how careers end badly.

Collins makes 'TIME 100' list

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins was named one of TIME Magazine’s "100 Most Influential People in the World". “It’s a really prestigious honor,” Collins said. “I’m really thankful to the people at TIME for putting me on the list.” Jason Collins#98 CBrooklyn Nets2014 STATSGM22 PPG1.3 RPG1.0 APG0.2 FG%.458 FT%.750This season, Collins became the first openly gay player in NBA history.
National Post 16 hours ago
Toronto Raptors refuse to play Brooklyn Nets’ game in power-forward battle

Toronto Raptors refuse to play Brooklyn Nets’ game in power-forward battle

Heading into the Raptors’ series against the Nets, analysts were obsessing over the “four spot” — power forward

Report card: Brandon Bass

Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY SportsBrandon Bass brought his lunch-pail mentality to the team each day.With the Boston Celtics' 2013-14 campaign in the rearview mirror, we've busted out our red pens and assigned grades to each player based on their individual performances this season. Our annual reminder that players are graded based on expectations versus personal performance. This is the fourth in a series of end-of-the-season report cards: Player: Brandon Bass 2013-14 base stats: 11.

Atlantic Player News

  • 5 Kevin Garnett

    Kevin Garnett

    KG: 'Eager to see' how Brooklyn fans act

  • 5 Carmelo Anthony

    Carmelo Anthony

    Oscar Robertson to Carmelo Anthony: Get the heck out of New York

  • 2 Jeff Green

    Jeff Green

    Former Thunder forward Jeff Green 'eminently available'

  • 1 Paul Pierce

    Paul Pierce

    Paul Pierce calls team "soft" after game 2 loss to Toronto

  • 1 Patrick Patterson

    Patrick Patterson

    Toronto Raptors’ Amir Johnson and Patrick Patterson make a formidable defensive duo

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