Darius Amos

A lifelong New Yorker, Darius is no stranger to sports in this region. After graduating from the University at Buffalo in 2000, he spent the past 10 years with the publications of North Jersey Media Group. As an editor and writer, Darius’ work has garnered more than three dozen awards from various professional media organizations in New Jersey. His writing and photographs have also been published in The New York Times and The Record (Bergen County, N.J.). He joined Double G Sports in May of 2011, primarily covering the New York Liberty. Reach Darius on Twitter @kingdar123.

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By Darius Amos On Friday, March 23rd, 2012
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Few good words can describe Nets season

Disappointing. Frustrating. Maddening. There’s a crossword puzzle-worth of clues and adjectives that can describe the New Jersey Nets’ season and effort. Whichever one of those words you choose, or if you can More...

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By Darius Amos On Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
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Women’s History Month: Cappie Pondexter (WNBA – New York Liberty)

Double G Sports continues it’s celebration of women in sports with someone that has plenty of local recognition. Not only did Cappie Pondexter play her college ball at Rutgers University but she now plays More...

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By Darius Amos On Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
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Stop the Linsanity; Deron Williams is tops in this town

With the spotlight focusing on Madison Square Garden for most of this abbreviated basketball season, it became clear last night who is the best point guard in the area, and maybe the entire NBA. No, it’s not Jeremy More...

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By Darius Amos On Monday, February 20th, 2012
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With Brook Lopez in lineup, Nets can get back to business

This past weekend was by far one, if not the single-most exciting two-game stretch of the Nets’ season. When the year is all said and done, we’ll look back at Feb. 18 and 19 as the highlight of the year. Not More...

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By Darius Amos On Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
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Nets continue to dance to the same old song

It’s well known that I’m a Knicks fan and I’m beyond stoked that the Jeremy Lin movement has started, but I can’t help sometimes but have selfish feelings. I wish this was happening across the river for More...

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By Darius Amos On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
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Nets selling the future with throwback ABA uniforms

The Nets are sending a message to their fans and the rest of the league. The organization is Jersey strong, but it definitely has its minds set for New York. Last night marked the first of five “Hardwood Classics More...

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By Darius Amos On Monday, February 6th, 2012
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Nets enjoying more points out of Anthony Morrow

If the Giants weren’t out winning Super Bowls this weekend, the biggest sports news in New York likely would have centered around the hardwood. Basketball had several exciting stories, some career performances, More...

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By Darius Amos On Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
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Latest injury hurts Nets as much as it does MarShon Brooks

It doesn’t really matter who is on a team’s roster if those players can’t stay healthy. The injury bug has infested the Nets just as the team was hitting its groove. Before Sunday night’s loss to Toronto, More...

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By Darius Amos On Sunday, January 29th, 2012
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D-Will’s shooting gives Nets a good shot

Has anyone looked at the NBA standings lately, specifically the wins and losses in the watered-down East’s Atlantic Division? Yup, that’s not a mistake. Going into tonight’s game against the Raptors, the little More...

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By Darius Amos On Monday, January 23rd, 2012
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Heavy Burden for D-Will: the Numbers Don’t Lie

… and we’re back, better than ever! The excitement that captivated us more than a month ago when NBA players and team owners reached an accord and ended the lockout has now passed. The honeymoon is over, and More...

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By Darius Amos On Monday, December 26th, 2011
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Meet the Nets: The NBA’s Most Enigmatic Team

If you thought having point guard extraordinaire Deron Williams for a full season meant the New Jersey Nets would compete for a playoff spot this season, you’re right. Williams without question gives the team More...

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By Darius Amos On Saturday, December 24th, 2011
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Nets Now: Don’t Hit the Panic Button Yet

So much for good tidings, at least for the New Jersey Nets. The offseason and post lockout dreams of landing a super star player in Dwight Howard have painfully unfolded into preseason nightmares and a very gloomy More...