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Deron Williams named Player of the Week

For as long as the Nets have been in Brooklyn, Deron Williams has dealt with ankle problems that have slowed him down, hampered his confidence and his shot. After offseason surgery in both ankles, D-Will looks like a new man and has played so well that the NBA announced on Monday that he is the Eastern Conference … The post Deron Williams named Player of the Week appeared first on Brooklyn Eagle Sports.

All-Star Saturday Night Live: Watch Joe Harris let ‘em fly

NBA All-Star weekend is still in full swing for these Brooklyn Nets. One night after two of their promising, young players took center stage in the Rising Stars game, and one night before their feature All-Star suits up for team Giannis, Joe Harris will let ‘em fly on Saturday night during the 3-Point Shooting Contest. WHEN: Saturday, 8 p.m. WHERE: TNT WHY: Joe Harris will take on defending champion Devin Booker and two …

Watch the Mets’ Game 1 at Borough Hall

From McBrooklyn: Borough president Eric Adams is opening up Borough Hall to watch tonight’s Mets’ game, the first in their World Series tilt against the Kansas City Royals.Come to #Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday at 7:30 PM as we cheer on our @Mets in the #WorldSeries! When we watch together, we win together!— Eric Adams (@BPEricAdams) October 25, 2015In a neighborhood redolent with connections to the Brooklyn Dodgers, Borough Hall is just steps away from the old Trolley Dodgers’ offices, and the Dodgers

Brooklyn High School Power Rankings – Regular Season Final

It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve done a power rankings because there wasn’t much movement. Things have changed, big time, over the last week as both former No. 1 Erasmus Hall and No. 2 Lincoln were upset by Tottenville and former No. 5 Fort Hamilton respectively. These are the final power rankings for … The post Brooklyn High School Power Rankings – Regular Season Final appeared first on Brooklyn Eagle Sports.

Ray Rice seeks forgiveness by Derrel Jazz Johnson

Ray Rice spoke to media members for the first time since the National Football League announced that he would be suspended for two games for his actions in an Atlantic City casino video that appeared to show him dragging his … Continue reading →

Dzanan Musa scores 30 but Long Island Nets fall to Westchester Knicks in 2OT.

After losing on a last second layup against the Blue Coats on Thursday, Long Island lost their third straight game in a 134-130 double overtime thriller Saturday against the Westchester Knicks at the Westchester County Center. The ending of the second OT was not without controversy. After a frantic sequence with the Nets trying to connect on a three to tie the game, Nets two-way Alan Williams picked up a technical foul arguing a call down low. After the technical free throw, Knicks extended their lead to four, the winning margin. Dzanan Musa had himself a great outing, recording a near triple-double in the loss with 30 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists. He also hit six three-pointers in 12 attempts. No longer on minutes …

St. Francis College “Big Splash II” Friday Evening

Our local and highly regarded small college, St. Francis, is not only an academic powerhouse but also a contender to be reckoned with in basketball and in water sports. This weekend the college will celebrate “Big Splash II”, a celebration and reunion, and a fundraiser, for the Terriers’ men’s and women’s swimming, water polo, and diving teams. All are invited.This Friday evening, December 11, from 6:30 to 9:30, at Founders’ Hall, 180 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Court) “Big Splash II” will give you an opportunity to meet current and former aquatic athletes and coaches at a gala event, and to contribute to the teams’ future success. Srdjan Mihaljevic, a 2001 St. Francis alumnus, vice…

Joe Johnson blasts Nets as “selfish” and teammates respond

Even though the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic on Sunday, Joe Johnson wasn’t happy after the game and blasted his teammates for being “selfish”. A couple of days later, his teammates have responded and he isn’t backing down from the statement. “I just think guys kind of exhaust their options and then when there’s … The post Joe Johnson blasts Nets as “selfish” and teammates respond appeared first on Brooklyn Eagle Sports.

Don’t expect blockbuster deals from Nets at NBA trade deadline – Newsday

Don’t expect blockbuster deals from Nets at NBA trade deadline NewsdayOnce desperate in dark days of December, resilient Brooklyn Nets are on the rise CBS SportsBrooklyn Nets: The harsh truth behind D’Angelo Russell’s near All-Star snub Elite Sports NYBrooklyn’s D’Angelo Russell named to replace injured Victor Oladipo in All-Star Game Yahoo SportsView full coverage on Google News

Nets lose two straight for the first time in nearly two months, 102-89, to Magic

They just didn’t have it. The Nets fell to the Magic Saturday night, 102-89 in a game that featured poor shooting and sloppy ball handling. It the Nets first back-to-back loss since they started their 20-8 run starting December 6. Brooklyn (28-26) was playing their third game in five days, fourth in six days and it showed early. The Nets had five turnovers in the first quarter and shot poorly. They went down by eight early and were down 26-21 at the end of the first. Then, at the …

Coming Up at Brooklyn Historical Society

Sunset Park already has a large Asian population; now Bensonhurst has a rapidly growing Chinese community. How is this likely to affect local politics? On Wednesday evening, January 27, starting at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a discussion on this topic, moderated by Jarrett Murphy, with panelists Paul Mak of the Brooklyn Chinese-American Association, professor Peter Kwong, and City Council Member Mark Treyger, whose district includes Bensonhurst. Admission is $5, or free for BHS and Green-Wood members; purchase…

Photos from Erasmus Hall’s win over Fort Hamilton

The last time these two teams played each other, Erasmus Hall was forced to overcome a 16 point deficit with four minutes remaining to come back and beat Fort Hamilton. This time it was much easier for the Erasmus Hall Dutchmen as they beat the Fort Hamilton Tigers 26-14 behind a balanced offensive attack and … The post Photos from Erasmus Hall’s win over Fort Hamilton appeared first on Brooklyn Eagle Sports.

Leaky roof ends G League game in Erie with Nets ahead by one

With 9:40 left in Saturday’s game between the Long Island Nets and Erie Bayhawks, a leaky roof at the Erie Insurance Arena led to a rare G League suspension. Long Island led Erie, 88-87, at the time of the decision to suspend the game. Although the G League has expanded dramatically, there remains a disparity among team venues, with the Nets Nassau Coliseum at the top of list. Some of the league’s older teams, however, play in what are little more than glorified high school gyms. Victor Fernandes of the…

NYFEST 2016 Soccer Tournament at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

All day this Saturday, April 16, NYFEST 2016, a charity soccer tournament, will take place on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5. The action starts at 8:00 a.m. when the first round of the Industry tournaments kicks off; these continue until 6:00 p.m. A Youth Soccer Showcase goes from 9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. Starting at 1:00 p.m. there will be a “Heroes” exhibition game pitting the FDNY against the NYPD. Many other games and activities are planned; more information here.