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NBA Stars Join Garner Protest

They don 'I Can't Breathe' shirts before NYC game

(Newser) - As Eric Garner protesters staged a "die-in" outside Barclays Center in Brooklyn last night, players from both the Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers donned T-shirts to show their support. LeBron James was among those wearing an "I Can't Breathe" shirt during a pregame warm-up, referring to Garner'... More »

Nets Sign Jason Collins, NBA's First Openly Gay Player

Will play tonight as 10-day contract begins

(Newser) - Jason Collins has signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets and is set to become the first active openly gay player in the NBA. Collins will join the Nets for their game tonight in Los Angeles against the Lakers. The 35-year-old center revealed at the end of last season... More »

Jay Z Selling Half His Nets Stake to Jason Kidd: Reports

Said to own .1608%

(Newser) - Jay Z has to get rid of his Brooklyn Nets shares , and it looks like he might have found a buyer: head coach Jason Kidd, the man who first suggested he buy into the team 10 years ago. Anonymous sources tell the NY Post that the rapper will exchange half... More »

NY Post Writer: Jay-Z's Nets Should Be 'New York N-----s'

Phil Mushnick column makes some people angry

(Newser) - New York Post columnist Phil Mushnick is taking some heat for some, er, colorful comments in today's column about the Brooklyn Nets' new uniforms. "As long as the Nets are allowing Jay-Z to call their marketing shots—what a shock that he chose black and white as the... More »

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