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Kidd's legendary #5 threads will be put up into the Barclays Center rafters during the Nets' October 17th preseason game vs the Miami Heat
A Nets great and the team's current coach will get one of the best team-specific honors possible in the NBA in a little more than a month at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.
Jason Kidd, who just can't seem to stay out of the news lately, was the face of the formely New Jersey Nets in the 2000s, a time when the team made back-to-back Finals appearances, losing to the Lakers and Spurs in 2002 and 2003 respectively. After his countless on-court successes with the Nets, he achieves a major off-court one with the retiring of his jersey by the franchise.
The seventh Net to have his uniform number enshrined in the Barclays rafters after Wendell Ladner, Bill Melchionni, John Williamson, Drazen Petrovic, Buck Williams, and, of course, Julius "Dr. J" Erving, Kidd is easily one of the most recognizable players t...
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LeBron James can opt out of his contract after the 2013-14 NBA season. He recently gave his strongest commitment yet that he'd like to stay with Miami.
Miami Heat star LeBron James, who is set to be wed this weekend in San Diego to his long-time girlfriend, hasn’t even thought about whether he will opt out of his contract and become a free-agent in July 2014. “I have
It is too late for LeBron to back out now, so he will be officially be marrying his longtime girlfriend and fiancee Savannah Brinson this month.
Here are some of the details.
James will marry his longtime love Savannah Brinson in a top-secret and high-security ceremony. Speculation is that the wedding will be held at either the Grand Del Mar or Hotel Del Coronado.
Justin Hamilton will sign with the Miami Heat in the coming days and attend the team's training camp.
Hamilton, who played in Croatia and Latvia last season, did not participate in the Orlando or Las Vegas summer leagues because of a hamstring injury.
Hamilton was the Heat's second round draft pick in 2012. The Heat would lose their rights to Hamilton if they release him...
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took a moment to pose for a photo with NBA superstar LeBron James and wrestling legend Hulk Hogan before Sunday night's season opener at Cowboys Stadium.
According to Hulk Hogan @dallascowboys owner Jerry Jones has passed his pre season physical-LBJ was witness #cough pic.twitter.com/ccXSVx0Doj— Clint Stoerner (@ClintStoerner) September 9...
Carmelo Anthony can't avoid free agency talk, even from his friends.
He and Jason Kidd were posing for photographers at a Sept. 11 charity event Wednesday when Kidd, his former teammate and now the Brooklyn Nets' coach, asked Anthony if all the attention was for his announcement that he was going to Los Angeles.
If anyone else wants to bring up Anthony's status beyond...
The Miami Heat have signed forward Eric Griffin and center Justin Hamilton. Griffin appeared in 10 games (seven starts) for the HEAT’s 2013 Summer League team and averaged 6.8 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.25 steals and 19.0 minutes while shooting 57.4 percent from the field. He appeared in 28 games with Fileni BPA Jesi of the Italian Lega2 last season and averaged 17.5 points, 7.1...
The Miami Heat’s most valuable bench asset is former Duke star Shane Battier.
Like sharpshooter Ray Allen, Battier can be counted on in clutch situations even if he struggles during traditional minutes.
The 35-year-old is entering the final year of his contract with Miami as they wind up their wagon to go for a precious 3-Peat.
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The Miami Heat have 13 guaranteed contracts on their roster and could maintain the same amount throughout the upcoming season.
The Heat have told some player agents that they may carry only 13 players.
The Heat signed Justin Hamilton and Eric Griffin to non-guaranteed deals on Tuesday. Jarvis Varnado also is under a non-guaranteed contract.
LeBron James and Russell Westbrook needeled Kevin Durant on Monday night over the Washington Redskins’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on national TV. LeBron and Russ are both big Dallas Cowboys fans — LeBron was even at the stadium watching the Cowboys in Sunday Night Football — so they couldn’t resist taking a shot at […]
One of the interesting things about the upcoming NBA season is what exactly will be the biggest storyline in Miami. Obviously the Heat chasing a 3-peat has to be the main priority, but the looming potential free agency of the Big 3 have to be in the back of Pat Riley’s mind. For the most […]
Jay-Z much-discusses minor ownership tenure with the Nets is now over, as he sold his share in the team in order to pursue his burgeoning sports agency
I'm trying to catch up with the constant stream of Brooklyn Nets news after the Jewish holiday (Rosh Hashanah) last week and a more-than-busy weekend, so I apologize for the lack of activity on the site. As the preseason...
Kudos goes over to Matt Moore over at CBS Sports for tracking down this quote by Miami Heat guard Ray Allen about his game-tying shot in game six of the 2013 NBA Finals.
Here is Ray’s comment on his big shot:
“You can never smite glory,” Allen said. “It’s something that you always will be associated with when you’re winning.”
Damn, that was pretty poetic. Here are some...
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