Dedicated to the Memory of's BruceFollow Us on Twitter
Am I
Search Celebrities (By Last Name)
Search Collections
In The News
Voting Station
Brooklyn Nets
Please vote to return to collections (Voting Results will appear on Right Sidebar).
Sports Team
    (April 30, 2012- )
    Born in United States
    Located in Brooklyn, New York
    NBA Team
    Formerly known as the New Jersey Americans (1967-68), New York Nets (1968-77) and New Jersey Nets (1977-2012)
    Notable players include Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez, Kris Humphries, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Andrei Kirilenko and Jason Collins
    No NBA Championships
    One retired number since moving to Brooklyn: Jason Kidd's #5
    Their Brooklyn arrival marked the second time the franchise has moved from New Jersey to New York.
    They played up Jay-Z's ownership in the team, though his stake in the team was less than one percent.
    The long delay in getting the Barclays Center built led to several lame duck seasons in New Jersey.
    They attempted to use their move to make a big splash in free agency, but the best player they acquired in their first Brooklyn season was Joe Johnson.
    They use a black-and-white color scheme.
    Their Brooklyn home debut (a game against the New York Knicks) got postponed due to Hurricane Sandy.
    They are the first major sports team to call Brooklyn home since the Dodgers left for L.A. in 1957.
    Historically, they had more success in New York (two titles in nine ABA seasons) than New Jersey (two NBA Finals appearances in 35 years).
    Their Jay-Z-designed logo was inspired by vintage New York City subway signs.
    They promoted their arrival with the titles of area-inspired hip hop songs such as the Beastie Boys' 'Hello Brooklyn.'
    Their principal owner, Mikhail Prokhorov, was the first person from outside of North America to own an NBA team.
    Their move to the Brooklyn borough led to an even stronger geographical rivalry with the New York Knicks.

Credit: Hoxy

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 450.0% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 21 Votes: 38.10% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 92 Votes: 66.30% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 22 Votes: 68.18% Annoying
Annoying Collections
Site News