Paul Pierce Got What He Asked For, And LeBron Went Off

Before last night's Game 4 between the Nets and Heat, Paul Pierce announced that he would be guarding LeBron James. It was an inspired bit of gamesmanship from the wily veteran. The likely idea was to get LeBron thinking about all those Celtics teams that stifled him in the playoffs—I'm an old dog, but I know your… » 5/13/14 10:36am 5/13/14 10:36am

Nets Sell T-Shirts With Andrei Kirilenko Looking Like Martha Stewart

The Nets are selling some pretty interesting shirts at Barclays Center for Game 4 against Miami tonight. As you can see, the shirts have illustrated faces representing the big names and head coach for both teams, and they are a little rough. I mean, Paul Pierce looks like Voldemort and KG (??) looks like Tyson… » 5/12/14 7:35pm 5/12/14 7:35pm

Paul Pierce And Kevin Garnett Couldn't Stop Gushing About Toronto Fans

The real star of the thrilling first-round series between the Nets and Raptors turned out to be Toronto itself. The success-starved sports town brought its A-game, even as Brooklyn prevailed in seven, to the point where the Nets' biggest stars had nothing but love for the opposing fans. » 5/05/14 8:49am 5/05/14 8:49am

Raptors' Final Shot At Series Win Denied By Paul Pierce

The Raptors were doing everything right in the final minutes of Game 7. They were quickly scoring and fouling right after. With a sloppy inbounds pass, Terrence Ross was smart enough to bounce the ball off of the Nets' Paul Pierce before he went out of bounds, giving Toronto a chance to win their first seven-game… » 5/04/14 4:13pm 5/04/14 4:13pm

The Nets Are Very Old, But Their Defense Is Next Level

The average age of the Brooklyn Nets preferred starting lineup right now is 32.4. Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Deron Williams have seemingly been in our collective consciousness for decades. Even Shaun Livingston, the fifth member of that quintet, is best known for a gruesome knee injury that occurred … » 4/22/14 11:19am 4/22/14 11:19am

Paul Pierce Is Still The Truth When He Needs To Be

I went to the Barclays Center last month and watched the Brooklyn Nets kick the crap out of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Paul Pierce played 19 minutes in that game, going 5-of-6 from three-point range and scoring all of his 22 points in the first half, which he spent leisurely jogging between the arcs, spotting up, and… » 4/21/14 1:23pm 4/21/14 1:23pm

The End Of Rap Beef: "Jay-Z Is Somewhere Eating A Fondue Plate"

Omnipresent Sports Fan Drake was on the TSN broadcast of this afternoon's Nets-Raptors games, which the Nets won 94-87. Since Brooklyn was in the house, Drake decided to take a few shots at the former owner of a tiny piece of the Nets and accused him of eating fondue. The era of the rap diss track is officially over. » 4/19/14 3:48pm 4/19/14 3:48pm

Associated Press Issues Correction For "Gay" Nets Jerseys Note

On Friday, the Nets debuted gray alternate jerseys in a game against the Celtics. On Saturday, in the notes section at the bottom of the game recap, the AP reported that the "Nets debuted an alternate gay, short-sleeve, V-neck home jersey with Brooklyn across the chest in blue lettering." Whoops. » 3/23/14 11:10am 3/23/14 11:10am