NBA Atlantic

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2010

    Sports Guy Bill Simmons Takes Swipe at Knicks Ruiner and 'Loser' James Dolan

    ​The list of Cablevision owner James Dolan's enemies is ever expanding: there are long-suffering, abused employees, any and all reporters, especially his own sports reporters, and extra-especially bloggers. And though the Voice -- Runnin' Scared in particular -- has had its disagreements with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    The James L. Dolan Honorary Scholarship for Media Reporting: A Kickstarter Project

    ​Prolific blogger, re-blogger, and columnist Anthony "SoupSoup" DeRosa is trying to harness the awesome power of KickStarter - a website that helps facilitate people who are looking to source out funding for their own projects - for the power of "good."

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Why LeBron James (Probably) Won't Be Coming to New York

    ​Terry Pluto, sports columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, has been covering LeBron James since his first high school game. His latest book, LeBron James: The Making of an MVP (cowritten with PD Cavs beat writer Brian Winters) is the definitive work to date on how James became the best pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    MSG Reno to Exile Liberty ... to Newark?

    ​Proving the old line that the best way to find real news in the Times is to read the stories end-to-beginning, the Paper of Record offers up a classic buried lede in its article today about the upcoming renovations to Madison Square Garden. Round about the sixth paragraph, sportswriter Richar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Reggie Miller Back to Torment Knicks Fans

    ​To the entertainment and delight of Knicks fans everywhere, Reggie Miller is back. Filmmaker Dan Klores, director of acclaimed documentaries as Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story, Crazy Love, and Black Magic -- the history of the rise of basketball in historically black colleges and uni ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 22, 2009
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    November 3, 2009


    Not if the 'Dynamic Duo' have anything to say about it

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2009


    Well, Knicks and Nets fans can always hope

  • Voice Choices

    January 21, 2009

    IT'S KOBE! LEBRON! . . .

    . . . And, sigh, the Knicks

  • Voice Choices

    November 26, 2008


    Where to see the Knicks if you don’t want to go to Jersey

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    Grim Signs for Brooklyn Nets from Media, Spike Lee

    Buried in a Bergen Record story about Nets "superfan" Frank Capece, Atlantic Yards Report notices, is a bit about "one longtime Nets’ official" who "is telling people that the move to Brooklyn will never, ever happen." AYR also lists some reports that Bruce Ratner is trying to sell the Nets, perha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2008

    The Fun Stuff: Puntastic Headlines and Wacky Stories

    With all the doom-and-gloom and scandal, it's nice that the tabloids are still providing us with entertaining headlines and random stories that give us something to chat about around the water cooler. Here are a few of today's favorites. Headlines "Pizza man: I made a lot of phony dough" (Post, a W ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2008

    The Prophet Isiah

    Thomas's inane talk about a Knicks championship might actually portend something positive

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2007

    All Quiet on the Western Yards

    It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like ... Basketball?: A pile of torn-up asphalt is all Bruce Ratner has to show so far for his Atlantic Yards groundbreaking. Approaching the proposed site of the Atlantic Yards complex in Brooklyn on the day after developer Bruce Ratner's much-ballyhooed announcement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2007

    Mystery of Stadium Funds Continues

    Nearly a month after Mayor Bloomberg issued his preliminary capital budget, the mystery over cost overruns for the city's stadium projects remains. The mayor, it now appears, has attempted to tack on somewhere between $140 million and $226 million in added spending for the Nets, Mets, and Yankees p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2007

    Bloomberg Adding $226 Million for Nets, Mets, Yanks?

    Buried in the nether reaches of the preliminary capital budget that the mayor released last Thursday are some curious details on the three new sports facilities—that's Yanks, Mets, and Nets, for those scoring at home—that the city has in the works. Namely, total city capital funding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2007

    Nothing Says "Brooklyn Basketball" Like... A British Banking Conglomerate

    The Future Barclays Arena According to a story in today’s Post, British financial giant Barclays will be paying an as-yet unspecified massive sum (“hundreds of millions of dollars”) for naming rights to the Nets’ new Brooklyn arena. They're calling it the most expensive stadium deal in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2007

    The Jason Kidd Saga: What's a Nets Fan Supposed to Do?

    ("A little bit of H-O-R-S-E") In 2001, Joumana Kidd called 911 to report that her husband, Jason, had hit her in the face (a recording is, of course, available online). Given Kidd’s much-publicized accusations, this week, that his wife abused him – "HONEY, I BEAT UP THE KIDD"; stay classy, Ne ... More >>

  • News

    November 21, 2006

    Doubting Thomas

    Even Isiah can't fix the Knicks

  • News

    February 10, 2004

    Arena Watch

    Websites That Explain How the New Nets Stadium Might Affect You

  • News

    November 4, 2003

    The Man Who Would Be Kings

    Wannabe 'Brooklyn Nets' Owner Ratner Already Is a Man for All Subsidies

  • News

    July 29, 2003
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    June 17, 2003
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    June 10, 2003
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    June 3, 2003

    Swamped by Success

    Dazed Net Fan Wonders, 'Can This Be Happening?'

  • News

    April 15, 2003

    Another Roll of the McDyess

    The Blurry Vision Thing

  • News

    January 14, 2003
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    December 3, 2002
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    November 5, 2002

    Karmic Relief

    Remember When the Knicks Were Good? Even Fairly Good?

  • News

    June 18, 2002

    Hoop Dreams

    Imagine It: Tim Duncan as a Net, and LeBron James as a Knick

  • News

    June 4, 2002

    The Gulp War

    So How Good Are the Nets? We'll Find Out.

  • News

    May 7, 2002

    Here's Looking at You, Kidd

    Just Give Him the Damn Ball!

  • News

    March 12, 2002

    Beauty and the East

    Can the Nets Survive a Bashing by the Ugly Stick of Playoff Ball?

  • News

    January 29, 2002
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    January 1, 2002

    Too Short. Too Old. Too Bad.

    Eight Reasons Why They’ve Become the Snickerbockers

  • News

    December 11, 2001

    Taking a Bite out of the Hot Dog

    Marbury Played Like He Was From Boise Instead of Brooklyn

  • News

    December 4, 2001

    That Other NBA Team

    Nobody's Watching, but the Nets Are Winning

  • News

    August 28, 2001
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    May 1, 2001
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    April 24, 2001
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    February 20, 2001

    Net-Zero at the Half

    Still Stuck in the Swamps of Jersey

  • News

    November 14, 2000


    The Knicks Front Line Looks Like a Doughnut: There’s a Big Hole in the Middle

  • News

    June 27, 2000
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    May 23, 2000

    Heat Burn Knicks

    New York Beats Miami, but Emerges Singed for Indy

  • News

    May 9, 2000

    The Same Old Song

    Knicks Heat: A Ragged Rivalry Made of Worn-Out Story Lines

  • News

    April 25, 2000

    Hard Road to Glory

    The Minefields That Lurk Between the Knicks and a Conference Title

  • Specials

    March 7, 2000
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    February 29, 2000

    Full-Court Press

    Knicks Clamp Down on the Working Media

  • News

    February 29, 2000
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    November 23, 1999

    The Big-Guard Backcourt

    Pairing Up Sprewell and Houston Is Just What the Knicks Need

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