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Defense wins championships. Or in the case of the Brooklyn Nets, it can keep you relevant in the Eastern Conference postseason race. … Full Article





Mikhail Prokhorov agrees to sell 49 percent of Nets to Alibaba co-founder

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has agreed to sell 49 percent of the Brooklyn Nets to Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai, according to … Full Article

Nets score huge 'program' win over Cavs

The biggest win of the Kenny Atkinson era began with a Wednesday morning film session in which the second-year Brooklyn Nets head coach lambasted his team for breaking down when it mattered most in Tuesday night’s loss in Orlando. … Full Article

Defenseless Nets run out of magic in Orlando

The Brooklyn Nets were just under six minutes away from completing an inspiring and unexpected three-game winning streak since Jeremy Lin went down for the season with a gruesome Opening Night knee injury. Then, reality finally set in. … Full Article

Lin blows out knee in gruesome Nets opener

Eighteen points, four assists and three turnovers in 25 minutes. … Full Article

Nets hope new season marks end of an error

The Nets are still paying for former general manager Billy King’s disastrous 2013 trade for Boston Celtics legends Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. … Full Article

Nets’ summer grind pays early dividends

D’Angelo Russell was getting tired of driving by teammates and hoisting 3-pointers over fellow backcourt mates all summer in Sunset Park. … Full Article

Anchors aweigh as Nets hit Annapolis for training camp

The Nets posed and preened, spun basketballs on their fingers, stood back to back in tough-guy stances and screamed from the rooftop of their HSS Training Center in Sunset Park on Monday morning. … Full Article

Once-boastful Prokhorov backing out of Brooklyn

Mikhail Prokhorov came busting into Brooklyn boasting of championship banners he’d soon hang from Barclays Center rafters, even going as far as to bet his reputed bachelorhood on it. … Full Article

Size matters as Nets scoop up Zeller

Entering an NBA season with only two players taller than 6-foot-8, one of whom is a somewhat lithe rookie and the other an aging veteran who was picked up as part of a salary dump, isn’t exactly a formula for success. … Full Article

Russell looks to change narrative in Brooklyn

Reggie Jackson was asked upon his much-ballyhooed arrival in the Bronx just over four decades ago if he came to New York to become a star. “I brought my star with me,” the always loquacious Yankee slugger responded quite simply. … Full Article

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