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By Steven Simineri On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Travis Wear, a Knick Actually Worth Talking About

(Getty Images)   The Knicks haven’t just been bad, they’ve been the worst team in the NBA thus far and Derek Fisher’s team is easily barreling its way towards the worst record in franchise history. More...

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By Steven Simineri On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Basketball Vagabond Alan Anderson Finds Home In Brooklyn

Jim O’Connor-USA TODAY Sports   A decade ago the North Carolina Tar Heels emerged as the 2005 men’s basketball national champions for a fourth time, defeating a Deron Williams led Illinois squad in the More...

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By Steven Simineri On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Well-traveled Youngster Darius Morris Getting a Chance in Brooklyn

(Photo: Howard Smith, USA TODAY Sports)   Yesterday the Brooklyn Nets announced that Deron Williams fractured the cartilage portion of his 12th rib on the left side during Wednesday night’s embarrassing loss More...

Sergey Karasev has been a big reason behind Brooklyn's recent success
By Steven Simineri On Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Russian youngster Sergey Karasev blossoming in Brooklyn…

On Friday night in Orlando the Brooklyn Nets nearly coughed up a 26-point lead, but Lionel Hollins’ club held on for their sixth win in their last seven games and reached .500 for the first time since they were More...

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By Steven Simineri On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Nets Rookie Cory Jefferson’s On The Pursuit Of Relevancy….

Nick Laham/Getty Images   Two weeks ago, Brooklyn Nets rookie Cory Jefferson became famous for all the wrong reasons. During a nationally televised game against the Chicago Bulls, the young forward took a three-pointer More...

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By Steven Simineri On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Jerome Jordan’s Unusual Journey To Brooklyn

(Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images) Not every kid growing up in Jamaica dreams of becoming the next Patrick Ewing. In fact, since Ewing was drafted with the first overall pick of the 1985 draft by the New York More...

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By Steven Simineri On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Patrik Elias slogging his way towards history…

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Longtime New Jersey Devils forward Patrik Elias has scored plenty of goals throughout his long and illustrious career, but he’s currently in the midst of one of his worst slumps, having More...

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By Steven Simineri On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Mets reserve Bobby Abreu bids adieu…

Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The afternoon following Derek Jeter’s magical Bronx goodbye, one of his countless former teammates announced his plans to also ride into the sunset at seasons More...

By Steven Simineri On Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Hiroki Kuroda deserves praise for time with Yankees. Will tonight be his final start in pinstripes?

(USATSI) While Thursday night’s game against Baltimore will be Derek Jeter’s final home game at Yankee Stadium, it may very well also be the final start for Hiroki Kuroda in the Bronx. Amid all the honoring More...

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By Steven Simineri On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Derek Jeter’s Remarkable Staying Power…

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Robinson Cano was supposed to be the next Derek Jeter: a lifelong Yankee, who would go down as one of the greatest to ever play his position, and one day be immortalized in Monument Park More...

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By Steven Simineri On Monday, August 18th, 2014

Journeyman Carlyle Finds a Home in Mets Bullpen

Buddy Carlyle may sound more like the name of a 1950’s era lounge singer, as Jon Heyman of CBS Sports recently pointed out on twitter, or an old vaudeville star, as another put it. However, Carlyle is a middling More...

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By Steven Simineri On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Brooklyn Nets Defined By Their Depth

Andrei Kirilenko (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) 82,403,823 is the number of millions of dollars that the Brooklyn Nets opening night starting five will collect this season — which is more than the entire payroll More...