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Well-Rested Nets Looking To Bury Raptors In 0-2 Hole

TORONTO (CBSNewYork/AP) — For Raptors’ All-Star DeMar DeRozan, the waiting between playoff games is the hardest part.

The Brooklyn Nets, however, don’t mind one bit. 979 more words


Monday Morning Index: NBA Playoffs Coaches Power Rankings

The NBA playoffs are upon us and for the next two months they will dominate the sports world.   Although professional basketball is commonly thought of as the sport where coaches have the least impact, they matter a lot. 1,269 more words


Brooklyn Nets March to NBA Title Begins

The Nets took game one in Toronto Saturday and are three wins away from the second round.  Here’s my first story at FanSided’s EmpireWritesBack.com on why the Nets will win this series and why they can win a title. 7 more words

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Lichtenstein: Nets Send Message To Raptors — Don't Mess With These 'Dinosaurs'

By Steve Lichtenstein
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Excuse me for being a bit obtuse, but doesn’t the logo of Toronto’s basketball team depict a dinosaur?

I guess that’s why it took me a few looks at the infamous Toronto Sun headline prior to Saturday’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals to get it. 973 more words


Brooklyn Nets Short Clock BLOB

Yesterday’s 1st round Playoffs Game 1 between the Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors was an interesting one. For the majority of the 2nd-half, the Raptors PA announcer was the shot clock as the clocks were malfunctioning on both ends of the floor. 58 more words

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Eric Adams Sticks Up For Brooklyn After Raptors GM Drops F-Bomb

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Keep it classy, Toronto.

That’s the message Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams sent in response to the profanity that Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri heaved in the direction of New York City’s most populous borough. 585 more words