An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett
The NBA announced Thursday that Kobe Bryant's jersey is the best-selling internationally.
It was the first time the NBA released a comprehensive list naming the most popular jerseys outside of the United States, according to the league.
Bryant edged out Derrick Rose for the top selling jersey outside of the United States. Rose had the best-selling jersey in the U.S. this past year.
Following...Read more »
Day 26 of our 30-team NBA playoff flashback profiles the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons franchise has three NBA titles, and has 13 playoff appearances since the 1991-92 season.
Date: May 14, 2004
Situation: The No. 3 Detroit Pistons and the No. 2 New Jersey Nets are tied, 2-2, heading to Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Context: After getting swept by the New Jersey Nets...Read more »
Day 21 of our 30-team NBA playoff flashback profiles the New Jersey Nets. The Nets franchise has two ABA titles but has never won an NBA title, and has 10 playoff appearances since the 1991-92 season.
Date: May 25, 2002
Situation: The No. 1 New Jersey Nets and the No. 3 Boston Celtics are tied, 1-1, heading to Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals
Context: In a remarkable turnaround,...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 »