MANILA, Philippines— Brooklyn Nets player Andray Blatche was granted Filipino citizenship on Wednesday so he can play for the national team at the FIBA World Cup this year, Philippine officials said. … Full Article
Last summer, Jason Kidd took time during his introductory press conference at Downtown’s Barclays Center to single out the man who set the precedent for hiring a former star point guard with no previous coaching experience to lead an NBA franchise. … Full Article
Neither Kevin Garnett nor Billy King was in a very talkative mood following the Nets’ playoff elimination at the hands of the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat last month in South Beach.
And for good reason. … Full Article
The Brooklyn Nets will hold workouts for 32 free agents on June 2-4 at the PNY Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Media are invited to observe the workouts on Tuesday, June 3, and interview the participants. … Full Article
The owner of a popular DUMBO restaurant that closed abruptly and left dozen of couples without a wedding venue has pleaded not guilty to tax fraud charges.
Jason Stevens, the owner of reBar, is charged with failing to pay more than $1 million in taxes on the business from 2009 to 2012. … Full Article
Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams is scheduled to undergo surgery on both ankles on Tuesday, May 27, General Manager Billy King announced today. The surgery will be performed by Nets’ foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Martin O’Malley. … Full Article
Brooklyn Nets forward/center Mason Plumlee has been named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced today. Plumlee joins Philadelphia’ Michael Carter-Williams, Orlando’s Victor Oladipo, Utah’s Trey Burke and New York’s Tim Hardaway Jr. … Full Article