Atlanta Hawks announce sale, then hold off Brooklyn Nets for NBA playoff win
Atlanta Hawks announce sale, then hold off Brooklyn Nets for NBA playoff win

The Atlanta Hawks defeated Brooklyn 96-91 to take a 2-0 lead in their playoff series Wednesday, just hours after announcing the club`s sale to a group headed by US business tycoon Tony Ressler.

Milwaukee Bucks seal bounce-back season with playoff berth
Milwaukee Bucks seal bounce-back season with playoff berth

The Milwaukee Bucks completed a remarkable turnaround on Sunday, clinching an NBA playoff berth a year season after posting the league`s worst record.

Brooklyn Nets outlast Milwaukee Bucks in triple-overtime thriller
Brooklyn Nets outlast Milwaukee Bucks in triple-overtime thriller

The Brooklyn Nets went the distance -- and then some -- on Friday to make sure ex-coach Jason Kidd and the Milwaukee Bucks didn`t get another win at their expense.

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett suspended for Dwight Howard head-butt
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett suspended for Dwight Howard head-butt

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett was suspended for one game on Tuesday for head-butting Rockets center Dwight Howard in a game on Monday night.

Nets` Kevin Garnett tossed after head-butting Dwight Howard
Nets` Kevin Garnett tossed after head-butting Dwight Howard

Kevin Garnett lost his cool and his Brooklyn Nets lost again on Monday, falling 113-99 to the Houston Rockets.

NBA's first openly gay player retires at 35
NBA's first openly gay player retires at 35

Jason Collins, who became the National Basketball Association`s first openly gay player, retired aged 35 Wednesday but vowed he would continue the fight to make US sports more tolerant.

Trailblazer Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires
Trailblazer Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires

Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in the four major North American team sports, announced his retirement from the National Basketball Association on Wednesday.

Nets` Williams to have surgery on both ankles

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams is scheduled to have surgery on both of his troublesome ankles, the NBA team said in a statement on Thursday.

Raptors` fairy tale NBA season ends with Game 7 loss to Nets

Toronto Raptors` fairy tale season ended when they were eliminated from the playoffs after a 103-104 loss to Brooklyn Nets in Game 7 of their first-round NBA playoffs.

Rihanna exposes in see-through top

Singer Rihanna gave basketball fans way more than they were expecting when she attended a match in a see-through white tank top.

Nets beat Rockets to clinch playoff spot

The Brooklyn Nets clinched a playoff spot by defeating the Houston Rockets to extend their home win streak, getting 32 points from Joe Johnson in a 105-96 win Tuesday.

Collins takes court as first openly gay NBA player

Jason Collins took another trailblazing step as the first openly gay man in a major US pro sports league Sunday when he took the court for the NBA`s Brooklyn Nets.

Durant`s 30-plus point streak ends in Thunder rout

NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant`s streak of games with 30 or more points ended at 12 on Friday but only because Oklahoma City routed the Brooklyn Nets 120-95.

NBA: Chris Paul helps Clippers go past Nets

Chris Paul`s 29 points and 11 assists helped the Clippers to beat the Brooklyn Nets 101-95 in a NBA game on Saturday night.

Brooklyn Nets fire coach Johnson

The Brooklyn Nets fired head basketball coach Avery Johnson because of the disappointing results in past weeks.