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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Brooklyn Nets’

Andray Blatche Granted Filipino Citizenship

On Wednesday, Benigno Aquino, President of the Philippines, signed a bill which he and his countrymen hope will boost the success of Filipino sports to unprecedented levels. The bill, which was rushed through Congress in unusual form, granted citizenship to Brooklyn Nets center Andray Blatche, allowing him to play for the Philippines in the World Cup this fall. No, Andray …

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LeBron James Denied Victory Against Nets

The final ten seconds of Tuesday night’s Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat NBA game resembled all of the teams’ previous 2013-14 match-ups against each other. Prior to last night’s contest, the Nets and Heat had squared-off against each other three times, with the Nets emerging victorious by one point in two of the victories and narrowly escaping in double-overtime in …

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Jason Collins Says He Has Been Taunted With Gay Insults From One NBA Player

After receiving tons of positive support following his coming out, it seems that Jason Collins is still feeling negativity from at least one person. He is the first openly gay player in the NBA, and is a center for the Brooklyn Nets. Another player in the NBA, from an opposing team, has reportedly been taunting Jason Collins because of his …

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Jason Collins Signs with NBA’s Nets

Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete in one of North America’s four major professional sports Sunday, when he signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets in the afternoon and then appeared in uniform hours later against the Lakers, for the first time since announcing he was openly gay last season. The N.B.A. center played 11 scoreless minutes in …

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Jason Collins: 1st Openly Gay NBA Player Re-Signed

Although Jason Collins should be admired for his courage to be the first openly gay NBA player, he should be ever more applauded for joining the slightly ramshackled Brooklyn Nets today. While already proven brave, Collins shows that he may also be of the shrewd athlete as well. Sports Illustrated tells us that he and the Nets have agreed on …

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Miami Heat Lose in Double OT to Brooklyn Nets

After a loss to the New York Knicks earlier in the week, the Miami Heat suffered its second consecutive loss in a 104-95 defeat to the Brooklyn Nets. The game went into double overtime. Lebron James fouled out during the first overtime, and after the game he said the team fought hard, but couldn’t overcome the absence of Dwayne Wade …

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Kevin Garnett Swears At Refs, Fan Tries To Shield Younger Fan From Hearing [Video]

Complaining to the refs about a call that is made on the court is something that Kevin Garnett has been known for doing throughout his career. He has certainly had plenty to complain about this season after joining the Brooklyn Nets with the hopes of possibly having an incredibly successful season, only to see it go downhill very quickly. The …

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Brook Lopez, Center For The Brooklyn Nets , Out For The Season

In the next chapter of the Brooklyn Nets’ nightmare of a season, Brook Lopez has been severely injured. Lopez is the center for the Nets, and as a team that recently acquired hot talent from the Celtics, they were being predicted to win a title this year. Instead, they are struggling in the Eastern Conference, and only have a record …

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Jay-Z and Beyonce Named Forbes’ Highest-Earning Celebrity Couple

Jay-Z and Beyonce are the epitome of a power couple. Most people associate the two of them with being among the top entertainers in the music industry, so having the title of highest-earning celebrity couple doesn’t come as a surprise. Earning approximately $95 million from June 2012 to June of 2013, the business-savvy couple takes ‘hustling’ to a whole new …

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Jay-Z to Sell Nets to Expand Sports Rep Business

Rapper/producer Jay-Z owns a portion of the Brooklyn Nets. However, Jay-Z this year launched a new sports representation venture called Roc Nation Sports. This could become a conflict of intrest if the rapper were to ever represent NBA players. Yahoo Sports is reporting that Jay-Z is now looking to sell off his share of the Nets to expand Roc Nation …

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Chris Christie Tweets Harsh Goodbye To The Nets

“I’m not going to the Nets game tonight and my message to the Nets is goodbye.” With those short words and a shrug of the shoulders, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said farewell to the long-time state NBA franchise. “You don’t wanna stay, we don’t want you,” he went on to say. “I mean seriously, I’m not going to be …

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