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Darryl Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. … Full Article

Malignaggi faces unbeaten Garcia in legacy bout at Barclays on Aug. 1

Brooklyn’s Paulie Malignaggi flirted with retirement, decided to give it another go and then found himself unable to step into the ring last month for his homecoming comeback bout due to a cut suffered during training for his May 29 fight at the Barclays Center against Danny O’Connor. … Full Article

Cotto pummels Geale at Barclays Center

Thanks to Miguel Cotto, there will be a little extra swagger in the steps of the thousands of Brooklynites who will Salsa their way down Fifth Avenue in Sunset Park on Sunday evening during our borough’s first official Puerto Rican Day Parade since the late 1980s. … Full Article

Williams and Johnson will be tough to move prior to NBA Draft

What was once dubbed the “Best Backcourt in the NBA” by Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King is looking more and more like the most overpaid set of guards in the league’s history. … Full Article

King Khan rules at Barclays Center

It was the fight after this one for Amir “King” Khan that had everyone talking. … Full Article

Barclays Center fights will go on without Paulie Malignaggi

This was the unkindest cut of all. Especially to Brooklyn boxing fans. Bensonhurst native Paulie Malignaggi’s much-anticipated return to the ring Friday night at Downtown’s Barclays Center won’t go off as planned. … Full Article

Nets forward Bojan Bogdanovic named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team

Brooklyn Nets guard/forward Bojan Bogdanovic has been named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team, the league announced Monday. … Full Article

‘Mr. Reliability’ on the mend for Nets

Nets general manager Billy King calls Alan Anderson “Mr. Reliability” for a reason. He’s always there when you need him, and on the rare occasion when he isn’t, Brooklyn usually suffers. … Full Article

NBA draft to be held at Barclays Center on June 25

The NBA draft will be held at the Barclays Center, the home of the Brooklyn Nets, on June 25.
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Cobble Hill Association meeting to focus on LICH development guidelines

Guidelines for the future development of the former site of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) will be the hot topic at the spring general meeting of the Cobble Hill Association (CHA). The meeting takes place on Monday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Cobble Hill Health Center, 380 Henry St. … Full Article

Brooklyn Nets GM intent on bringing back Brook

You can’t take the Brook out of Brooklyn. That was the big – as in 7-foot, 275-pound -- takeaway from Nets general manager Billy King’s end-of-season media session Wednesday afternoon at the team’s training facility in East Rutherford, N.J. … Full Article

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