Despite not being a real team, the Swamp Dragons logo and jersey is gaining cult status since its reveal. We almost wish that the Nets had actually adopted the new nickname and uniforms. Robin Lopez was a fan of the jerseys, so we phototshopped him in a Swamp Dragons jersey. Show More Summary
On Friday, ESPN's Zach Lowe revealed that the then-New Jersey Nets were once on the verge of ditching the Nets moniker in favor of the Swamp Dragons. The designs were cartoonish, perfect for the 90s since every other NBA team was shifting...Show More Summary
ESPN’s Zach Lowe just dropped a short, fun oral history about the time the New Jersey Nets tried to change their name to the Swamp Dragons. Why would they do this? Because as former Nets president Jon Spoelstra put it, “Every time I look out the window here, I see this swamp... Dragons are mythical, and fun.” Read more...
The New Jersey Education Association had a negative net worth, primarily due to pension and health care liabilities owed to its own employees totaling $154.2 million. Still, NJEA had enough money to use $9.3 million to form its own SuperPAC – Garden State Forward – and contribute $125,000 to New Jersey Policy Perspective. Total membership – 200,174, down […]
In November, Comcast customers in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania lost access to the YES Network. That’s not a huge deal around that time of year – not many fans are going to cry about losing access to Nets games. Last week, Comcast...Show More Summary
Even after they left New Jersey over three years ago, the Nets continued to practice there. That changed on Wednesday with the opening of a new practice site in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
Winning in the NBA is a process. For the Toronto Raptors, that process has taken 20-plus seasons. On Nov. 3, 1995, the Raptors won their first-ever game, a 94-79 decision over the (then-) New Jersey Nets. That 1-0 start was followed by seven losses and the team finished its inaugural season 21-61. Show More Summary
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Former NBAer sentenced for Ponzi scheme (KCTV News) Tate George, who played in the NBA for the New Jersey Nets and Milwaukee Bucks, was sentenced to nine years in prison for operating a Ponzi scheme. Show More Summary
When Mikhail Prokhorov purchased the then–New Jersey Nets in 2010, he was hailed as the second coming of George Steinbrenner: a personality made for the tabloids, with deep pockets and a win-now mentality neatly summed up in his bold prediction upon becoming owner that the Nets would earn a title... More »
The team made the moves in the midst of its worst season since moving to Brooklyn from New Jersey. The assistant Tony Brown will be the interim coach.
The Brooklyn Nets have fired coach Lionel Hollins and reassigned general manager Billy King in the midst of their worst season since moving from New Jersey.
Visiting Detroit has a 1-0 lead on New Jersey after one while Jarome Iginla can net his 600th goal tonight against Calgary. Dylan Larkin's recent slump just might be over. The rookie hadn't scored in his last five games, allowing other first years such as No. Show More Summary
Towns, who is from New Jersey and was selected first over all in the June draft at Barclays Center, led Minnesota to a 100-85 victory there on Sunday.
Florida is holding a three-goal lead in New Jersey while two of the league's top teams do battle in Montreal. Michael Raffl will get credit for this Flyers goal, but really the camera inside of the net should get some props too after this is all said and done. Show More Summary
As Kobe Bryant plays out his 20th and final season with the Lakers, the Los Angeles Times has reached out to players, coaches and broadcasters for recollections about his career. Formerly a player with the New Jersey Nets, Jason Kidd lost to Bryant and the Lakers in the 2002 NBA Finals. He's currently...
The Philadelphia 76ers entered the record books for all the wrong reasons yet again Sunday, this time for tying the 2009-10 New Jersey Nets for the worst start in NBA history (0-18) after their 92-84 loss against the Memphis Grizzlies. In...Show More Summary
What a stop. Facing the Montreal Canadiens, it's more than likely a team will net at least a few goals to one of the top teams in the league. New Jersey goaltender Cory Schneider is the sole reason the Devils were not down by at least...Show More Summary
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