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Nets announcer Ian Eagle uses telestrator with hilarious results

Brooklyn Nets play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle is one of the best at his profession. But one thing that proved to be difficult for him was using the telestrator. His partner, Mike Fratello, is known as the Czar of the Telestrator and he attempts to guess whatever bad art Eagle was drawing. Check out Ian Eagle using the telestrator: I like how Fratello’s reaction when Ian Eagle...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets fan Jeffrey Gamblero takes off prosthetic leg, carried out by security

A well-known Brooklyn Nets fan was carried out of Madison Square Garden by security on Tuesday night after he reportedly became “unruly” and was causing a disturbance with other fans. Jeffrey Gamblero, who is known for his neon clothing and dance moves that are often shown on the Barclays Center video board, was described by...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

One-Legged Nets Fan Hits Someone With Prosthetic Leg, Gets Ejected Without It

  VIRAL – If you saw a Brooklyn Nets fan remove his prosthetic leg and hit another patron with it, what would you do? Well, the Nets security threw him out … kept his leg. MSG staffer says that the Nets super fan that was kicked out without his prosthetic leg was ejected because he had hit somebody with it. — Nick Metallinos (@NickMetallinos) December 3, 2014 Check out...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

One leg, 2 name Nets fan Jeffrey Vanchiro carried out of MSG by security

One legged Brooklyn Nets fan Jeffrey Vanchiro, aka Jeffrey Gamblero, carried out by MSG security last night.[h/t Jesse Eigner] One leg, two names. Leans towards the Nets. His prosthetic was returned to him.*Update -- 2nd video.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Popular Nets fan gets ejected from game without his prosthetic leg (video)

Jason Whitney Brooklyn Nets fan Jeffrey Gamblero was ejected from Madison Square Garden last night by security after for being unruly. Fans complained about the popular Nets fanatic saying he was being obnoxious and yelling. But that was hardly the end of it. After being warned several times, Gamblero kept up his antics. This led to security having to escort the Nets fan out of...
Via Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan with prosthetic leg carried out of MSG

A Nets fan with a prosthetic leg was carried out of Madison Square Garden during Tuesday night's Nets-Knicks game. The man reportedly elicited complaints from other fans about being loud, and was later removed by security. Fans recognized the man with the prosthetic leg and have identified him as Jeffrey Gamblero—one of the Nets most well-known fans. According to people...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams spin-o-rama freezes Jose Calderon (Video)

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams froze New York Knicks point guard Jose Calderon with a spin-o-rama during the first quarter of Tuesday night's game at Madison Square Garden.Williams freed himself up for a 19-foot jumper on the play, which had Calderon's head spinning.As of this writing, Williams has 16 points as the Nets lead the Knicks 75-64 at the end of the third...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets weekly: A tough November ends with a split two game week.

This past week The Brooklyn Nets played only two games last week including a 99-91 win over the winless Philadelphia 76ers and a 102-84 loss at home to the Chicago Bulls. They end a sub par month with an unconvincing win over a team that is 0-16 and a double-digit loss to a team with which the Nets are expected to be able to compete. They are 6-9 after facing one of  the easiest...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett nearly bites Joakim Noah (Video)

Kevin Garnett is one of the most intense players in the NBA, and this time he almost took things too far. At one point during Sunday’s Bulls-Nets game, Garnett tried to bite Joakim Noah. KG wasn’t very aggressive with it, but he still made the motion with his mouth. Noah couldn’t believe what KG nearly...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett tries to bite Joakim Noah’s hand (VIDEO)

The Chicago Bulls and Brooklyn Nets squared off on Sunday at the Barclays Center. Chicago emerged victorious, 102-84. But there was one particular play in the game that was quite odd. Joakim Noah put his arm up on Garnett, near his face. And in an attempt to move Noah’s hand away, Garnett tried to bite it. It’s hard to tell if he was really going to bite it or was just posturing...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs interested in Andrei Kirilenko

The Brooklyn Nets could look to trade forward Andrei Kirilenko and the Cleveland Cavaliers are rumored to be one team interested in acquiring the veterans services. Kirilenko, who famously joined the Nets after taking less money than the market would have seemingly dictated, has completely fallen out of the Nets’ rotation and has missed the last several games due to what’s being...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: week in review

It’s Thanksgiving week, and I’m very thankful that the Brooklyn Nets were able to dispatch of the 76ers on Thanksgiving Eve to keep Philadelphia’s winless streak alive.  It was a mediocre win, but a win nonetheless.  Brooklyn showed signs of how talented they can be en route to a 20 point lead in the second quarter, but they couldn’t sustain that production, and they let...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers Lose 15th Game Against Brooklyn Nets

Thanksgiving Eve was a sad night for the Philadelphia 76ers who lost their 15th game since the beginning of the regular season. They were defeated by the Brooklyn Nets 99-91 becoming the worse team in the Atlantic Division. Forward Joe Johnson lead his team with 21 points for the Brooklyn Nets. Brook Lopez came in second with 19 points and Deron Williams finished with 17 points...
Via Basketball Bicker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Thanks Philly Hecklers For Putting ‘Little Kick In My Juice’

Kevin Garnett is thankful for hecklers this year. The Brooklyn Nets were all too close to losing to the worst team in the NBA on Tuesday night, but some inspiration from an unlikely source ultimately saved them from an embarrassing defeat. The Nets held a measly two-point lead over the Philadelphia 76ers with under a minute remaining when Garnett stepped up and drained a 19-foot...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers squander fourth-quarter lead vs. Nets, fall to 0-15

  Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers' season-opening skid to 15 games -- matching a franchise record. Philadelphia rallied from a 20-point deficit in the first half to the lead early in the fourth quarter, but Anderson and Mirza Teletovic led the way for the Nets in...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Brooklyn Nets

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Brooklyn Nets who have lost 6 of their last 7 and are 2-5 on the road this season, but boast a roster filled with veteran NBA players ...
Via Philadunkia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Told He Has No Role on Lionel Hollins’ Brooklyn Nets

Andrei Kirilenko may be leaving the Brooklyn Nets sooner than later Reported by Nets Daily, Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins told forward Andrei Kirilenko “I do not see your role on the team.” Kirilenko admitted this during a Russian interview. Andrei said he likes the team and respects Hollins as a coach but it would appear he doesn’t have a place on this team. Many...
Via Basketball Bicker
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Survive, Snap 5 Game Skid

These last 5 games haven't been fun to watch. The Nets have played terribly during their 5 game losing streak and they didn't play particularly well tonight but it was enough to get the win.They shot the ball very well tonight in the first half but the Thunder, still without both Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook had the lead at halftime and led the majority of the second...
Via Nets Take Over
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Reaction to triple-OT loss vs Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets, 122-118, in triple overtime on Wednesday night.  The Nets should realistically have lost at the end of the first extra period. The Bucks’ Brandon Knight made a great defensive play with the game tied and ended up with a fast break to the hoop as time ticked down, only to overshoot the wide open layup and give the Brooklyn Nets second...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Collins Announces Retirement From The NBA

  Jason Collins of Brooklyn Nets After 16 seasons with the NBA Jason Collins, the first openly gay athlete is set to retire from the league. On Wednesday Jason Collins announced his retirement in a first person story for Sports Illustrated, according to ESPN. He also wrote a story for ThePlayersTribune.com regarding his decision to retire. “It feels wonderful to have been...
Via Basketball Bicker
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Collins, NBA's first openly gay player, to retire

  Having made history, Jason Collins is calling it quits from the NBA and moving on to the next chapter of his life.   Collins, the first openly gay male athlete in a major American team sport, has announced his retirement. Writing for Sports Illustrated, Collins said he would make his announcement official Wednesday at the Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, with...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets’ Twitter Account Calls Own Fan A ‘Nerd’ After Scrabble Comment

The Brooklyn Nets apparently aren’t buying into that whole “nerds are cool” thing. When a fan tweeted about missing Monday’s Brooklyn Nets game because of Scrabble Club, the team’s official Twitter account responded by calling him a nerd, courtesy of Austin Powers. .@HendrixFreak pic.twitter.com/ipKn74a81v— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) November 17, 2014 It’s never...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets.com owners revel in “the ultimate troll”

For a while now, we’ve known that the owners of the URL Nets.com were sitting on the domain name and hoping to sell it to the Brooklyn Nets for a healthy profit of $5 million.  The owners of the site have taken to internet guerrilla warfare tactics to try to get their money, including redirecting the page to various other NBA teams and even Jason Kidd’s personal website. What...
Via Awful Announcing
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nets owner tosses epic quote at Jason Kidd

a href=”http://larrybrownsports.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Mikhail-Prokhorov-Nets.jpg”>Mikhail Prokhorov may be Russian, but that hasn’t stopped him from picking up on a few American sayings. In fact, he dropped one perfect one when talking about Jason Kidd. Prokhorov was in the house on Monday for his Nets’ home opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder and spoke for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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