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David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first African American mayor but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment and his mishandling of a riot in Brooklyn, has died. He was 93.
The Brooklyn Nets have hired Steve Nash as their coach, putting the Hall of Fame point guard in charge of the team that hopes to have Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving together next season.
All the Brooklyn Nets were missing were their leaders in salary, points, points per game, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and 3-pointers.
Wizards leading scorer Bradley Beal and Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie won’t take part in the restart of the NBA season.
The Brooklyn Nets don’t look ready for a restart, but general manager Sean Marks says there was no discussion of the team not traveling to Florida for the resumption of the NBA season.
The two-time defending Inland Empire League 5A player of the year, Brooklyn Rewers has officially committed to Duke. Our Taylor Brooks catches up with Rewers for a fun game of P.I.G. and to get to know this future Blue Devil!
Lake City 6-4 post Brooklyn Rewers announced via Twitter on Saturday she accepted an offer to continue her playing and academic career at Duke.
A neighborhood in Brooklyn has come together to help bury a stranger
As residents at a nursing home in Kirkland, Washington, began dying in late February from a coronavirus outbreak that would eventually take 43 lives, there was little sign of trouble at the Cobble Hill Health Center, a 360-bed facility in an upscale section of Brooklyn. That quickly changed.
With so much uncertainty around the NBA season, Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks is no longer ruling Kevin Durant out for the season.
Brooklyn caterer Israel Frischman is continuing to prepare dozens of meals for elderly Holocaust survivors even though the Jewish community center that provides them owes him money.
The Brooklyn Nets have surprisingly split with coach Kenny Atkinson, even as they remain on track for a second consecutive playoff berth.
Kyrie Irving has undergone surgery to repair the injured right shoulder that ended his first season with the Brooklyn Nets after just 20 games.
Kyrie Irving won’t play in the Brooklyn Nets’ first game after the All-Star break because of more trouble with his right shoulder that sidelined him earlier this season.
Michael Eric Dyson is a sociology professor at Georgetown University, a New York Times contributing opinion writer and a contributing editor of the New Republic and the Undefeated. His 21st book, “Jay-Z: Made in America,” was released in November. You call Jay-Z, “Robert Frost with a Brooklyn accent, Rita Dove with a Jesus piece.”
The Brooklyn Nets have signed Iman Shumpert, adding the veteran guard to their roster with Wilson Chandler on the NBA’s suspended list.
In the age of blockbuster superhero entertainment vs. micro-budget indie films, Norton has delivered a movie of another era: a sturdy, wordy politically minded and wholly engaging whodunit.
The Brooklyn Nets played well and ate great on their trip to China. That was the tenor of their comments Wednesday after their first practice back home, downplaying the impact the ongoing international tension between the NBA and China had on them.
LeBron James raised his arms in appreciation of the cheering crowd in Shanghai shortly after the final buzzer, then removed his headband and flipped it toward some ticketholders clamoring for a one-of-a-kind souvenir. He was seen. He wasn’t heard, though. Nor was any other player or coach in China, in an NBA game like none other.