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PHOTOGRAPHY Zach Gross There’s just 30 seconds on the clock. The music is pumping. The crowd is roaring. All-star ballers match up, about to face off...but first they stop to pass their jackets to their parents, in preparation to show off their shooting skills. This was the scene, Downtown Brooklyn, at City Point for their BKLYN All-Stars Shoot Out event last night for All-Star Weekend, hosted by our Editor-in-Chief, Yahdon Israel. Kids big and small...
The Brooklyn Nets are the highest-paid NBA team, the third highest-paid professional sports team in the U.S., and the eleventh-highest paid in the world, according to a survey compiled and published today by Sporting Intelligence and ESPN the Magazine. The Nets follow a gamut of Europe’s most prominent and historically winning soccer franchises in the report, with the likes of Barcelona FC, Real Madrid and Manchester United making the mark just before the Yankees. This...
Since moving to Brooklyn from New Jersey, the Nets have been an on-court success: they won 49 games in their first season at the Barclays Center, and 44 the next, making the playoffs both years. A cavalcade of high-profile trades and free agent signings, while ludicrously expensive, have by-and-large worked out. (For now–the team is going to be an expensive, bloated mess in about two years). After a slow start to the 2013-14 season,...
Today, the Brooklyn Nets revealed all the details and a few renderings of their new training center at Industry City, and it is... something. Sort of like what you'd imagine to be the dream apartment of someone moving to Brooklyn for the first time from East Rutherford, NJ. Oh wait. The space, titled 'Hospital For Special Surgery Training Center' (note: it is not a hospital; the incredibly deceptive name is part of a branding agreement...