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What’s Up in Brooklyn?

An easier question would probably be what’s right in Brooklyn? Anyone…? Anything…? Just as I thought. Thus far it seems the best thing to happen to Brooklyn was the fact that Beyoncé and Jay Z turned up to a few games. Other than that the good times have been limited. There has been some comedic gold with J-Kidd calling for one of his team to bump into him and spill his drink everywhere in a hope for a timeout. It didn’t work but this was one play that the Nets actually ran well and should try running some plays on the court in the future. (more…)



Kobe Bryant Posterizes Nets’ Wallace and Humphries (Video)

Kobe Bryant. 34 years old, and edging ever closer to his last hurrah. Or is he? The Lakers went into Brooklyn Wednesday (Aus) and fought off a third quarter onslaught by the nets to close the game on a 10-0 run and pull off a big 92-83 win at Barclay’s. There were many highlights from this game but none more so than this absolute monster hammer from the Black Mamba. With the game tied at 80, Bryant dribbled the ball into the paint, crashing through Nets’ defenders Gerald Wallace and Chris Humphries, splitting them perfectly and rising to throw down a ridiculous slam that is worthy of a #1 SportsCenter Top 10 moment. Watch the incredible dunk below!

Kobe? Old? You said it, not me.

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MONEY, MONEY, MONEY…IT’S A RICH MAN’S WORLD!

The NBA is a worldwide billion-dollar machine. Plain and simple.  

You can argue that team owners have been losing money faster than they ever have resulting in teams being sold, moved and bailed out by the NBA and it would be true, but that doesn’t change the fact that the NBA brings in billions of dollars into the system year after year. From merchandise sales, to worldwide broadcast deals, bums on seats and everything else in between, the NBA is all about the $$$…and here we all are thinking it was about entertainment.

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