NBA: GM Billy King Admits the Brooklyn Nets Championship Window Has Closed

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With a new billionaire owner and the move to the swanky Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the Nets wanted to make a big splash.  General manager Billy King went out and spent a fortune (ordered by Mikhail Prokhorov) to put together a championship contending team.  What resulted was the most expensive roster in NBA history and trading away the team’s future picks to get that squad of Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce, and Kevin Garnett which only made it to the second round of the NBA playoffs. The team has since made moves to lower the payroll and the overall age of the team.  As they rebuild, King admits that championship window they had has now closed.

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(Video) NBA: Kevin Garnett Took Mason Plumlee’s Crab Cake & Made Him Serve Team Because ‘Vets Eat First’

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Kevin Garnett stories are always priceless.  Mason Plumlee appeared on Highly Questionable and told about the time Garnett taught him a lesson.

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NBA: Mikhail Prokhorov Backtracks on Promise to Get Married if Nets Don’t Win a Championship

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Mikhail Prokhorov set a five-year maximum for a championship when he bought the Nets in 2010.  He even pledged to get married if his team didn’t win a title in that span.  He went all out in 2012 trying to build a championship team but just ended up with the most expensive payroll + luxury tax in NBA history.  And now it’s been five years and all Brooklyn has to show for their efforts is winning one playoff series.  So what about the Prokhorov’s pledge?

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NBA Report: Brooklyn Nets Shopping Mason Plumlee to Move Up in the Draft

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The 2015 NBA Draft is less than two weeks away so reports are kicking up a notch about teams possibly trading to move up in the draft.  The Brooklyn Nets are reportedly one of those teams.

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NBA: Nets Send Letter to Fans About Future Plans & Leave Out Deron Williams & Joe Johnson

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There were reports all of last season about the Brooklyn Nets trying to trade Deron Williams and Joe Johnson but so far they haven’t been able to yield any viable offers.  Joe Johnson is set to make $24.9 million next season and Deron Williams is set to make $21 million next season (and $22.3 million the season after that).  The Nets just don’t see the two players in their future and the “star” players who were once part of the “Big 3″ weren’t even mentioned in the team’s letter to the fans.

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NBA: Paul Pierce Rips Deron Williams & the Brooklyn Nets; Says Team Would’ve Folded Without Him & KG


Paul Pierce’s nickname is “The Truth” and that’s what he told as he blasted his former team, the Brooklyn Nets, calling his one year with the franchise “horrible”.

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NBA: Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Says He’ll Spend More Than Every Team If He Has To


Russian billionaire and Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov held a press conference on Wednesday prior to the Nets game against the Atlanta Hawks at the Barclays Center.  Prokhorov reiterated that he is not selling the Nets but did admit he has been approached by 10 individuals interested in purchasing a minority share in the team.

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NBA: Punk Move? Lebron Allegedly Made The Nets Move An Elderly Fan Because He Was Distracting


I seriously hope Lebron is not this petty, but it sure seems to be the case. According to reports, Lebron forced the Nets and NBA security to force an elderly fan named “Mr. Whammy” to be relocated from his seat, all because Bron had a fit when he missed a free throw.

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NCAAB: Here’s Your Annual Story About John Calipari Returning the NBA, He ‘Desperately’ Wants To

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It’s March Madness, the Kentucky Wildcats are the number 1 team in the country, so here’s your annual story about John Calipari coming back to be an NBA coach.  This time it isn’t just teams hunting him down, a “source” claims Calipari desperately wants to give it another shot at coaching the Nets.

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NBA: Mikhail Prokhorov No Longer Working With Bank to Sell the Brooklyn Nets


Mikhail Prokhorov was reportedly working with a bank to sell the Brooklyn Nets but it hasn’t netted any big offers like the $2 billion Steve Ballmer put up for the Los Angeles Clippers so Prokhorov has ended the deal.

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