Posts Tagged ‘Barclays Center’

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NBA Draft Lottery is a joke

May 19, 2010

Last night the Washington Wizards earned the right to draft John Wall first overall via the Draft Lottery.  The Philadelphia 76’ers were the first runners-up and the lowly New Jersey Nets came in third.  Despite losing 70 games in embarrassing fashion, the Brooklyn-bound franchise can’t even reap the benefits of being the doormat of the NBA last season.  Read the rest of this entry ?

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Chasing History

March 17, 2010

15 games left 'til destiny

After last night’s loss to Jedi’s Atlanta Hawks, the New Jersey/Newark/Brooklyn Nets are doing their best to break the all-time futility record set by the 1973 Philadelphia 76’ers.  They are now an impressive 7-60, and with just 15 games remaining there is a chance that the Nets match or even break the 76’ers record.  Read the rest of this entry ?

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The Barclays Center

March 12, 2010

Since 2006 I have been listening to one rumor after another about a proposed arena for the New Jersey Nets which would be located in Brooklyn, New York City.  Like most, I met this idea with disbelief and condescension. Read the rest of this entry ?