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2009-06-25 20:29:18

The New Jersey Nets traded high-scoring guard Vince Carter to the Orlando Magic Thursday in a five-player trade on draft day. Orlando also acquired forward Ryan Anderson, while sending guards Courtney Lee and Rafer Alston and forward Tony Battie to the Nets. The deal allows New Jersey to clear nearly $18 million in salary cap space for the 2010-11 season. Carter, 32, an Orlando resident, goes back to his home state. Vince gives us a veteran, go-to scoring presence, especially at the end of...

2009-06-08 21:13:11

Roy Boe, the original owner of the NHL New York Islanders who also owned the NBA New York Nets, has died in Connecticut, the Islanders said Monday. He was 79. Boe died Sunday in Bridgeport, his daughter, Susan Boe, told Newsday. Cause of death was not disclosed but Susan Boe said it was unrelated to her father's battle with esophageal cancer in the 1990s, the newspaper said. On behalf of the New York Islanders organization we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the entire Boe...

2009-06-05 16:26:17

Famed architect Frank Gehry announced he is no longer involved with the planned Atlantic Yards basketball arena in New York. A spokesman for Gehry, who had created a futuristic metallic design for the proposed NBA arena, said the split between the architect and developer Forest City Ratner was amicable and Gehry will still be working with the company on the Beekman Tower project in New York, the New York Daily News reported Friday. We remain extremely proud of our work on the Atlantic Yards...

2009-05-18 10:32:00

Courts again side with Atlantic Yards project and associated public benefits BROOKLYN, N.Y. and CLEVELAND, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bruce C. Ratner, chairman and chief executive officer of Forest City Ratner Companies, the New York-based subsidiary of Forest City Enterprises, Inc., (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) released the following statement regarding the Appellate Division, Second Department, unanimous ruling (issued May 15, 2009) against opponents and upholding New York State's right to...

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2009-04-29 19:55:18

Lawrence Frank will return next season to coach the NBA's New Jersey Nets, a team executive said Wednesday. Frank will be back despite New Jersey's failure to qualify for the NBA playoffs for the second year in a row. If you get rid of a good coach, you've got to get a good coach, team President Rod Thorn said at a news conference. And in my mind he's a good coach. He's done a good job here. I think this past year we weren't expected to do very well and we ended up doing better than most...

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2009-04-29 12:53:57

Lawrence Frank will return next season to coach the NBA's New Jersey Nets, a team executive told the Bergen Record Wednesday. Frank will be back despite New Jersey's failure to qualify for the NBA playoffs for the second year in a row. I just want to be sure in my mind, team president Rod Thorn told the newspaper prior to a news conference to announce Frank will return. Lawrence is a very good coach (and) I think the players understand that he knows what he's doing and they play hard for...

2009-04-15 22:34:52

Wilson Chandler scored 16 points Wednesday and David Lee recorded his 65th double-double of the season, leading New York past New Jersey 102-73. Lee led the NBA this season in double-doubles, but that was not enough to lift the Knicks into the playoffs. They have not been a part of the post-season in five years. New York won only three of its last 10 games this season and finished at 32-50. Larry Hughes added 15 points and Chris Wilcox had 14. Chris Douglas-Roberts had 18 points for the Nets...

2009-04-13 21:40:48

Jarvis Hayes made two 3-pointers in the closing two minutes Monday to give the New Jersey Nets a 91-87 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Hayes finished with 15 points. Brook Lopez had 18 points and 20 rebounds for the Nets. Raymond Felton had 19 points and Boris Diaw 13 points for the Bobcats, who have lost six of their last seven games. Charlotte led by 12 points, 79-67, with 9:36 left to play.

2009-04-13 08:00:00

YES Is First Regional Sports Network to Be Distributed Nationally on Verizon's FiOS TV Service NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The YES Network, the most watched regional sports network in the country during the past six years, and Verizon, the only major provider that delivers all-digital TV service over an advanced all-fiber network straight to customers' homes, have reached a multiyear agreement under which Verizon is now distributing the YES Network in high definition nationally on the...

2009-04-11 22:47:02

Vince Carter's 27 points and nine assists Saturday helped the New Jersey Nets record a 103-93 win over the Orlando Magic. New Jersey, which had lost eight of 10, shot 54.3 percent from the floor and led 57-47 at halftime. Brook Lopez scored 13 with 11 rebounds. Keyon Dooling scored 12 points with 10 assists for the Nets. Hedo Turkoglu had 16 points and six rebounds for Orlando before he was helped off the court in the fourth quarter after rolling his left ankle. Mickael Pietrus and Tony...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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