Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky became the first rookie to lead the W.N.B.A. All-Star voting when the starters were announced Thursday.
“Champion,” “champions” and “championship” were said a combined eight times in the first five minutes of the Nets’ news conference to introduce Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry.
The Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne became the first rookie to lead the league’s All-Star voting when the starters were announced Thursday.
The N.B.A. unanimously approved Charlotte’s nickname change from the Bobcats to the Hornets at the league’s Board of Governors meeting.
Mikhail D. Prokhorov is showing his determination to win at any cost: a high-profile trade helped raise the Nets’ payroll to $101 million, triggering a luxury tax bill of about $82 million.
Forget anyone, Paul?
In his first day with a Nets uniform, Paul Pierce took an intra-city swipe at the Knicks, conspicuously leaving them off of a list of contenders to challenge the defending champion Heat in the Eastern Conference.
“I think we’re going to be right up there with…
Earlier this summer, Patrick Ewing Jr. took to Twitter to express frustration that his Hall of Fame father was still an assistant coach after 10 seasons. It all happened when Jason Kidd became the Brooklyn Nets’ head coach with no prior NBA coaching experience.Well, Ewing Jr. isn’t the only one who’s confused about Patrick Ewing’s situation. On Thursday, former Knicks coach and ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy went on a serious monologue on ESPN New York 98.