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To know me is to know I am a Minneapolis native, raised in Chicago, who spent two decades living in Brooklyn, N.Y.—and that basketball is the only sport I even remotely follow (despite my 5-foot, 10-inch frame). So to say I was a little hype over the second release of Nike’s City Edition jerseys would be a slight…

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Allen Crabbe, Brooklyn Nets, Frederick K.C. Price III Christian School, NBA, Undefeated Athlete of the Week -

Brooklyn Nets guard Allen Crabbe used to spend his time on the court and roaming the hallways of Frederick K.C. Price III Christian School in South Los Angeles. Apostle Frederick K.C. Price, Crabbe’s grandfather, founded the school in 1986. The school bearing the name of his grandparents’ oldest son was where Crabbe grew up as […]

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SAN FRANCISCO — How many NBA fans remember that former Detroit Pistons star and NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Chauncey Billups began his career with the Boston Celtics? While much of what happened with the Los Angeles Lakers may be tough to forget, Brooklyn Nets guard D’Angelo Russell hopes that one day fans will barely […]

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Brooklyn Nets, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA -

Milwaukee Bucks “point forward” Giannis Antetokounmpo is the wild card among the four favorites to win the NBA’s MVP award (James Harden, LeBron James and Kevin Durant are the other favorites). Antetokounmpo, a native of Greece who turned 23 in December, is a mixture of the size, speed, lankiness, raw power and finesse that’s only […]

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The “Masked Man” is back, but is he better? After missing one game with a facial fracture that he suffered in the first quarter of the Boston Celtics’ 90-87 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Nov. 11, All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving returned to the hardwood on Tuesday night against the Brooklyn Nets with shiny […]

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Brooklyn Nets, Jeremy Lin, NBA, Race, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. When an ESPN editor wrote the “c—k in the armor” headline to describe an off outing by then-New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin, the first American-born NBA player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent, in 2012, that was only one of the many times Lin has been called the racial slur during his basketball […]

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GAME. BLOUSES. You can’t handle “The Truth.” In all honesty, no one could. That was the kind of player future Hall of Famer Paul Pierce was. At the beginning of the 2016-17 season, Pierce announced that he’d be retiring from the game at season’s end. As a result of the Utah Jazz eliminating the Los […]

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On Feb. 10, 2012, ESPN’s own Pablo Torre walked into Madison Square Garden to watch the Los Angeles Lakers challenge a suddenly hot New York Knicks home team. He had no idea if the story he was working on (he was a writer for Sports Illustrated at the time) was nearing its end — or […]

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Every morning, Lionel Hollins drives a few miles from his home in a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee, to a nearby athletic club for a morning swim. “I swim every day,” the once and former head coach for the Memphis Grizzlies and Brooklyn Nets said. “I’ve swam off and on over the years, but my last […]

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James “Jimmy Jam” Harris was enjoying watching the quick video clip of his brother-in-law, Kevin Garnett, saying goodbye to the NBA hours before the retirement news became official to the world. Harris said there were people close to Garnett who tried to convince the 15-time NBA All-Star to continue playing. But the legendary American songwriter […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, announced his retirement on Wednesday...

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All signs point to Lionel Hollins, who was inexplicably fired after a 56-win season in […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks have hired Jason Kidd as coach after completing a deal with the Brooklyn Nets...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd was suspended for two games by the NBA on Friday for pleading guilty to driving while ability impaired...

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NEW YORK (AP) — From Madison Square Garden to the Garden State, the Knicks cast a shadow theNets could never escape. The Knicks were considered first rate and the Nets second class, even in years when the better team was in New Jersey..

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NEW YORK (AP) - Call it his official homecoming: Jay-Z will perform the first of eight shows at the newly built Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Friday night...

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NEW YORK (AP) - He's New York's most prominent Knicks fan. But he's also a proud son of Brooklyn...

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Kim Kardashian's ex Kris Humphries is having a little fun at her new boyfriend Kanye West's expense...

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Magic general manager Rob Hennigan says that trade talks for Dwight Howard with the Brooklyn Nets are "stationary," but that discussions remain open with them and other teams...

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Deron Williams and Dwight Howard talked about being NBA teammates four years ago during the Olympics. Now Williams knows there’s speculation that it could happen soon. He’s aware of reports that Orlando and Brooklyn and trying to arrange a trade — possibly involving two other teams — but he’s not paying too much attention to that. […]

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The first series of concerts at the new home of the Brooklyn Nets will feature Jay-Z. The rapper announced three upcoming performances at the Barclay's Center...

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NEW YORK (AP) - NBA great Jason Kidd is leaving the Dallas Mavericks to sign with the New York Knicks, according to multiple reports late Thursday...

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Multiple media outlets are reporting the Hawks and Nets have agreed to a trade that would send All-Star guard Joe Johnson from Atlanta to Brooklyn...

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Magic say they haven't committed to honoring Dwight Howard's latest trade demand that he be dealt to the Brooklyn Nets...

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After requesting a trade from the Orlando Magic, Dwight Howard has said, "There's only one team on my list."...

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theGRIO Q&A - As divorce proceedings heat up and get downright dirty in the press, the 6-foot-nine-inch baller is now remaining mum on the topic...

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