NBA: Carmelo Anthony on Jeremy Lin With Nets: ‘He is the face of their franchise – believe it or not’


Jeremy Lin signed a three-year, $36 million deal with the Nets bringing him back to New York where his fame started, but this time, he’s with the team on the other side of the river.  Carmelo Anthony admitted to being surprised that Lin is Brooklyn’s new star when asked about his former teammate invading the Garden on Saturday for a Knicks-Nets preseason game, but he also said he was happy for Lin.

NBA: Joe Johnson Reaches Buyout Agreement With Brooklyn Nets

The cleanup begins… The Brooklyn Nets hired Sean Marks as their new general manager and he has a lot of work ahead of him cleaning up the mess left by Billy King.  The first order of business is waiving former All-Star and the $100 million man, Joe Johnson.

NBA: Nets’ Mikhail Prokhorov Pens Open Letter on Lessons He Learned; #1 “Some Things Money Can’t Buy”

Mikhail Prokhorov is embarking on his sixth year as the owner of the Brooklyn Nets.  This season they’ve fired both the coach Lionel Hollins and general manager Billy King, as they look for a fresh start.  Reflecting over his past mistakes, Prokhorov wrote an open letter to the fans expressing the eight lessons he learned.  One of them was extremely important, the billionaire learned that money can’t buy everything, including his attempt to practically spend his way to an NBA championship.

NBA: Nets Fire Coach & GM; Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Hopes They’ll Be a Championship Contender Next Season

The Brooklyn Nets are a total mess right now and their owner is a bit on the delusional side.  On Sunday it was announced that coach Lionel Hollins and general manager Billy King were fired amongst others and almost all of the firings were learned via news release.  For a while it was unclear who was even in charge in Brooklyn.  Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov made his first public remarks and they were a doozy.

NBA: Deron Williams on Time With Nets: ‘Made me question if I even wanted to play basketball’

Injuries and disappointment marred Deron Williams time with the Brooklyn Nets and he’s since moved on to a happier and healthier time with his hometown Dallas Mavericks.  Williams says he’s enjoying the game of basketball again, something he hadn’t felt with the Nets.  In fact, playing in Brooklyn made him question whether he even wanted to play anymore.

(Video) NBA: LeBron James Puts Up THIS Game Winning Shot Against The Nets!

There was a lot going on in the NBA last night, as our favorite teams and players put on quite a performance. From recently reported fade away three, now to LeBron James and his game winning float away lay up against the Nets, it was definitely an impressive night in professional basketball, and we’ve got all of the videos!

(Photos) Get The First Look At The Brooklynettes New Beyonce Inspired Uniforms!!

The Brooklynettes give fans a sneak peek of their newest home-game uniforms with one being inspired by the Queen Bey herself. Learn more after the jump!

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

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.

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

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

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

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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