Found December 20, 2012 on
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In the days after two lucky winners in Arizona and Missouri split a $600 million Powerball jackpot last month, I found myself enviously pondering, as I tore up two lunches' worth of my own losing tickets, what I might do if I woke up one morning with an extra $300 million.
I'm fairly certain I would not have poured it into the construction of a starting lineup for a professional basketball team -- my first order of business might have been finding a New York City apartment with a bedroom, and maybe buying a monthly MetroCard -- but if I did choose to invest in my own personal fantasy hoops team, I sure as hell would have expected that team to win.
So in that way, and only in that way, I can almost sympathize with Brooklyn Nets owner and Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, who watched his $300 million starting lineup go down in flames again Wednesday night against the rival New York Knicks in a 100-86 loss at Madison Square Garden.
In anticipation of his team's long...
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The Brooklyn Nets announced today they would assign guard Tyshawn Taylor and forward Toko Shengelia to their D-League affiliate Springfield Armor. Both will be in action Friday night as the Springfield Armor takes on the Erie BayHawks.
Taylor was drafted in the 2nd round by the Portland Trailblazers and had his rights sent to Brooklyn. The Hoboken native...
Brooklyn Nets’ guard Deron Williams has been something of an enigma since he was traded to the team from the Utah Jazz last season. Since the trade injuries and decreasing percentages have become a staple of the player that was in many hearts considered to be on the road to a Hall of Fame career. [...]
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