12:56 AM EDT, Sat September 21, 2019
Net Income / NetsDaily 5 hours ago
Magic Johnson disses Kevin Durant’s quest for happiness

Magic Johnson disses Kevin Durant’s quest for happiness

Wall Street Journal Reacting to Kevin Durant’s interview with the Wall Street Journal last week, Magic Johnson took a back-hand swipe at KD’s remarks Friday. Although Durant won two championships with Golden State, he essentially told the Journal he didn’t feel like he was a full member of the Warrior tribe, all of whom have spent their entire careers in the Bay area. In short, he said, “it didn’t feel as great as it could have been.” The comments gave Johnson a chance to critique KD on ESPN’s First Take while praising teammates Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond...
NetsDaily 7 hours ago
Long Island Nets name two assistant coaches, an assistant GM and a head athletic trainer.

Long Island Nets name two assistant coaches, an assistant GM and a head athletic trainer.

Mike Babul | thesunchronicle.com Not long after acquiring Anthony Brown in a trade for Tahjere McCall, the Long Island Nets announced changes in their front office, coaching staff and performance team. Long Island has hired Ronnie Burrell and Mike Babul as assistant coaches to work with new head coach Shaun Fein. Long Island has also named Matt Tellem their assistant general manager and Jana Austin as their head athletic trainer. Tellem will retain his role as Brooklyn’s strategic planning director. Burrell and Babul will join Milt Palacio as Fein’s assistant coaches. Palacio spent...
NetsDaily 12 hours ago
Long Island Nets acquire Anthony Brown for Tahjere McCall

Long Island Nets acquire Anthony Brown for Tahjere McCall

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Anthony Brown, a 6’7” small forward who’s become a bit of a G League journeyman, has landed in Long Island. The Long Island Nets acquired the returning player rights to Anthony Brown on Friday from the College Park Skyhawks in exchange for the same rights to Tahjere McCall, the 6’5” do-it-all swingman who had a short stay with Brooklyn as well last season. McCall had played with the Hawks in summer league. Brown, in effect, becomes the first player acquired by the Nets organization that Joe Tsai formally took over Tuesday. The Nets had...
Net Income / NetsDaily 15 hours ago
Joe Tsai’s —and David Levy’s— new opportunity: making Nets THE team in New York

Joe Tsai’s —and David Levy’s— new opportunity: making Nets THE team in New York

Photo by Jim McIsaac/ Knicks fans, perhaps just a teeny bit jealous of the Nets summer success, will constantly remind their Nets counterparts that Brooklyn was last in attendance and that “New York will always be a Knicks town.” Maybe. David Levy, Joe Tsai’s choice for CEO of the Nets and his other sports properties, think the New York fan base is up for grabs. In short, Tsai and Levy have arrived at a moment they didn’t create ... but can seize. In comments to New York media, Levy has said the team goal is put a winning team on the court and leverage that to a bigger presence...
Net Income / NetsDaily 16 hours ago
AN OPEN LETTER FROM MIKHAIL PROKHOROV

AN OPEN LETTER FROM MIKHAIL PROKHOROV

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Joe Tsai and his team are in charge. Mikhail Prokhorov, Dmitry Razumov and Brett Yormark are gone. In an open letter to Nets fans, Prokhorov offers his thanks to fans. Dear Nets fans, As the chapter closes on my time as Nets governor, I just wanted to say thank you all for your support and your unending belief in the team. It’s truly been an honor to be involved with the NBA. More than that, it’s been a delightful experience. I’ve had the chance to meet many of you over these last 9 years and have always been struck by your knowledge about and...