An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett
Kobe Bryant scored 21 points as the short-handed Lakers beat the Nets, 92-83, on Tuesday.
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All anyone is talking about is Kobe Bryant's dunk that both Gerald Wallace AND Kris Humphries missed blocking. John Legend, in the background near the end of the video, can't believe it just happened. Neither can anyone else in the crowd. Check out Kobe doin' work in slow motion:
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Point guard Goran Dragic, whose free agent stock skyrocketed after a mad dash to the end of the regular season, is unlikely to return the Houston Rockets, according to a report.
ESPN's Marc Stein writes that the Rockets are "pessimistic about their chances of re-signing" Dragic, and the two sides are "far apart in negotiations."
Stein also reports that Dragic is looking...Read more »
Brooklyn Nets trade-deadline acquisiton Gerald Wallace will opt out of the final year of his contract according to a pair of reports, though it doesn't necessarily mean Wallace won't return for the Nets' inaugural season in Brooklyn.
MySportsLegion.com first reported the news, which was later confirmed by Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer.
In what was viewed by many as a major reach,...Read more »
It's official. The Brooklyn Nets have arrived.
Earlier today, the Nets unveiled the team's new logo. According to the Nets website, the logo was designed by part owner Jay Z. It includes the shield from the team's previous logo, the basketball that has been part of every Nets logo since the franchise began in 1967, and a bold "B" on the ball to represent Brooklyn.
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As first discovered by Deadspin, the Nets' new logo may have leaked.
The logo, seen to the left, was tweeted by someone who claims to work in IT for the soon-to-be Brooklyn Nets.
It even looks awfully similar to the outlined shield you see when you visit the Nets website.
Do you think the logo is real? Do you like the look? Share your thoughts in the comments below....Read more »
The Nets announced today that next Monday against Philadelphia, the team's final home game in New Jersey, several former players will be honored during a halftime ceremony.
Honorees include Kenny Anderson, Otis Birdsong, Darwin Cook, Derrick Coleman, Kendall Gill, Albert King, Kerry Kittles, Chris Morris and Mike O'Koren.
The move to Brooklyn will end a 35-year run in New Jersey...Read more »
Operation Keep Deron Williams is already in full effect for the Nets.
Two weeks ago, Sports Illustated's Chris Mannix tweeted that the Nets were already looking at free agents Ryan Anderson and Kevin Garnett as possible options at power forward. Then last night, Stefan Bondy from the Daily News wrote that the Garnett and Ersan Ilyasova are at the top of the list, while Anderson is also an...Read more »