Brooklyn Nets which is an American professional basketball team which represents the city of Brooklyn, New York City. The team Brooklyn Nets used to compete in NBA tournament from Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference since the foundation of the team. Along with Brooklyn Nets, there is one more team which is from New York City and the team is New York Knicks. At the beginning of the team in 1967, it took part in the rival league competition if NBA named ABA. They also won two ABA championships in 1974 & 1976. However, at the beginning they were known as New Jersey Americans. Later the name changed to New York Nets and in 1977, they once again changed the name and this time it was known as New Jersey Nets. FInally in 2012, the team is known as Brooklyn Nets. Let’s take a look below where we present the details of the team.
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- Official Name – Brooklyn Nets
- Conference – Eastern
- Division – Atlantic
- Established – 1967
- Home Arena – Barclays Center
- Team Colors – White, Black
- Official Sponsor – Infor
- President – Maureen Hanlon
- General Manager – Sean Marks
- Head Coach – Kenny Atkinson
# Home Arena: Barclays Center is the current home ground of Brooklyn Nets. Since 2012 they are using it as the home venue. The arena Barclays Center is a multi-purpose ground which is mainly indoor arena. The ground is situated in Brooklyn, New York. For a basketball match, the ground has 17,732 seats capacity. The ground was first opened in 21st September, 2012 for NBA competition. Since the foundation of Brooklyn Nets in 1967, they used Teaneck Armory as the home venue. They have changed already more than seven grounds and now Barclays Center is their home venue.
# Current Rosters: Jarrett Allen, Allen Crabbe, DeMarre Carroll, Mitch Creek, Spencer Dinwiddie, Ed Davis, Jared Dudley, Treveon Graham, Kenneth Faried, Joe Harris, Rodions Kurucs, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Caris LeVert, Dzanan Musa, Jordan McLaughlin, Shabazz Napier, D’Angelo Russell, Theo Pinson, Alan Williams.
# Assistant Coaches:
- Bret Brielmaier
- Chris Fleming
- Jacque Vaughn
- Pablo Prigioni
- Travon Bryant
- Adam Harrington
# League Championship: Brooklyn Nets yet to win any NBA title and not even they played final once. But also they are quite successful in Conference and Divisional competition. They have won twice Conference titles and six Division titles so far. In 2002 and 2003 they won Conference titles so far.
- Conference Titles – 2002, 2003 (Twice Times)
- Division Titles – ABA (1974, 1975) & NBA (2002, 2003, 2004, 2006)
# Rivalries: Brooklyn Nets has long lasting rivalries with Boston Celtics, New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors. New York Knicks is the team from same city New York. On the other side, they have rivalries with Boston Celtics since 2000. Due to their location they have become the rival teams. Besides, the rivalries between Nets and Toronto Raptors started in 2004 when a top rated player of Raptors named Vince Carter was traded to Nets. In the meantime, the team was known as New Jersey Nets. This two teams did not face against each other in playoff till 2007. Nets is still one step ahead of Raptors considering the victory.
# Mascot: Earlier when it was known as New Jersey Nets, the mascot of the team was Sly the Silver Fox. But when they moved to the name Brooklyn Nets, the mascot was changed to a new one named BrooklyKnight.