Deron Williams on Nets in playoffs: 'It's part of the takeover'

You wouldn't know it by Tuesday night's game at Barclays Center, but the Brooklyn Nets essentially have New York City to themselves — in an NBA sense.While the Nets will never win a head-to-head popularity contest with the Yankees, the boys from Brooklyn have arguably converted a few Knicks fans and are poised to knock that other Madison Square Garden team — the playoff...
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Brooklyn Nets Usher Bryan Bautista Absolutely Crushes National Anthem

Bryan Bautista, a Brooklyn Nets usher at the Barclays Center, sang the national anthem on Tuesday and absolutely crushed it.
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VIDEO: Iman Shumpert Made Paul Pierce Look Like a Very Old Man

Paul Pierce’s ankles leave behind two creaky knees. - – - – - Also see …  VIDEO: Paul Pierce’s ankles are done in by Joe Johnson SP’s NBA page The post VIDEO: Iman Shumpert Made Paul Pierce Look Like a Very Old Man appeared first on SportsPickle.
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Brooklyn Nets usher Bryan Bautista sings National Anthem

The singing of the National Anthem is traditional sung or played before most sporting events held in the United States. In America, we hear the song so often that it can become commonplace, but when someone sings the song well it grabs our attention. Tonight in Brooklyn, an usher at the Barclay’s Center, Bryan Bautista, woke everyone up by singing a fantastic version of the Anthem...
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A Brooklyn Nets Usher Sang A Fantastic National Anthem Rendition

Bryan Bautista, an usher at the Barclays Center, sang a beautiful National Anthem during Tuesday’s Brooklyn Nets-New York Knicks game. Impressive vocal cords and someone certainly needs a raise. The game also featured the Nets paying tribute to the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson making his major league debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers with the team wearing their Dodgers-inspired...
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Jason Kidd unsure of how he'll use Nets' big man depth

The Nets have acquired something completely different than what they thought after Brook Lopez was ruled out for the remainder of the season: depth at the center position.With Kevin Garnett starting at the center and both Andray Blatche and Mason Plumlee playing behind him, Jason Kidd is having trouble figuring out exactly how he is going to get all three opportunities to play in...
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Nets making playoffs is "part of the takeover" of New York

Deron Williams had New York on his mind when addressing the media this morning before Tuesday's regular season finale between the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks. The Nets will be competing in the playoffs this weekend unlike the Knicks. "Good for us, good for our brand, good for Brooklyn basketball," Williams said. "It's part of the takeover." I...
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Magic's strong start undone by Nets second-half surge

NEW YORK -- Mirza Teletovic scored a team-high 20 points off the bench, Joe Johnson and Mason Plumlee each added 17 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 97-88 Sunday night. Deron Williams also had 17 points, five assists and four steals for the Nets, whose victory gave them a two-game lead for the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race over the idle Washington...
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Paul Pierce Says Jeff & Marquis Teague are Ugliest Brothers in NBA (Video)

  Don’t know if they’re two teammates in the NBA that talk more trash than Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. Nothing is off limits once they hit the court as Jeff and Marquis Teague found out on Friday night when the Atlanta Hawks faced the Brooklyn Nets. I guess Pierce was trying to get under Jeff’s skin by stating that he and his brotherly Marquis (who is a teammate of Pierce...
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Nike Inc, Jordan Brand Unveil the 2014 Jordan Brand Classic Collection (Pictures)

The 2014 Jordan Brand Classic will tip off on April 18 in Brooklyn, New York at the luxurious Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets. The 13th annual  Jordan Brand Classic is the premier All-Star basketball game for the highest-ranking high school talents in the nation. The top 26 high school prospects will face off head-to-head, East versus West in the national game. The top...
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The Brooklyn Nets Playoff picture

After a season of ups and downs, the Brooklyn Nets are heading to what once was thought of as an improbable postseason appearance. The Nets, who began the season with a 10-21 record, are all but locked in at the fifth seed in the Eastern conference with three games left in the regular season. Jason Kidd has rested his starters the last two games and the Nets seem to be content with...
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Did Paul Pierce rip on Teague brothers' looks?

Paul Pierce was heard clowning siblings Jeff and Marquis Teague during Friday’s Atlanta Hawks-Brooklyn Nets game. Pierce called the pair the “ugliest brothers in the league, by far.” So ugly in fact, that he repeated by far two more times with added emphasis. photo by: Keith Allison The post Paul Pierce Calls Jeff, Marquis...
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Paul Pierce Joins the 25,000 Career Points Club (Video)

The Brooklyn Nets‘ Paul Pierce is now the fourth active player in the NBA to reach the 25,000-point career milestone. He joins Kevin Garnett, Dirk Nowitzki and Kobe Bryant. Friday night at home at the Barclays Center against the Atlanta Hawks, Pierce elongated his illustrious legacy by chiseling his name in the history books once more as he became the 18th player in NBA history...
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WATCH: Jeff Teague breaks brother's ankles on crossover

There aren’t many instances in the NBA when brothers play against each other but that’s exactly what happened tonight as Atlanta Hawks starting guard Jeff Teague faced his little brother Marquis who plays for the Brooklyn Nets. In the fourth quarter of play, Jeff had a transition opportunity and Marquis was forced to guard him on his down. Watch as the elder Teague breaks his...
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WATCH: Mason Plumlee blocks LeBron to win game

In their last meeting of the regular season, the Brooklyn Nets prevailed in a tight game against the Miami Heat. The Heat were unable to beat the Nets during the regular season, which has to give the Nets some confidence heading into the postseason. The game came down to LeBron barreling down the lane with the clock running down. Sounds like good news for the Heat, right? Well, not...
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