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Nets - Raptors Playoff Preview

by Matt Rosenfeld

Daniel Lobo/Flickr

Now that the dust has finally settled in the 2013-2014 regular season and the playoff matchups are set, let’s dive into the only playoff series that will be taking place in New York, the sixth seeded Brooklyn Nets against the third seeded Toronto Raptors.

The Nets might have stumbled into the playoffs, losing four of their last five games all against sub-.500 teams, but there is no doubt that falling into a series against fellow Atlantic division member Toronto is more beneficial for the Nets than a series against the Chicago Bulls would have been.

ESPN.com’s Tom Haberstroh Joins One on One

by DJ Sixsmith

Keith Allison :: Flickr

It’s been over four months since the Miami Heat played a meaningful game. That all changes next week when the Heat open up the 2013 regular season on the road in the Windy City against the Chicago Bulls. The return of former MVP Derrick Rose is one of the many things we discussed with ESPN.com NBA writer Tom Haberstroh on One on One.

Remembering a Legendary Broadcaster

by Bob Ahrens

WFUV Sports

Marty Glickman spent 12 years at WFUV teaching the student broadcasters the art of doing play-by-play.  He began with Bob Papa and his final pupil was Spero Dedes. Spero gives his recollection of Marty including what he meant to him and his feelings upon seeing the new HBO Documentary "Glickman". You can also hear Bob and Spero talk with Andrew Bogusch and Rich McLaughlin, also students of Marty, in special One on One interviews this past Saturday.

Will a (Derrick) Rose Smell as Sweet?

by Steve Simineri

Flickr :: Keith Allison

Ravaged by injury, the Chicago Bulls have given Deron Williams and the Nets a chance to climb back into their first-round affair, as the series shifts to the United Center for game 6 tonight. Tom Thibodeau's proud bunch heads home with a 3-2 lead, but reinforcements would surely help.

Nets Quietly Having a Great Season

by Julian Atienza

Michael Watts :: WFUV Sports

The Brooklyn Nets currently sit in fourth place in the Eastern Conference and second in the Atlantic Division. Sporting a record of 45-32, they have more than doubled their win total from last year, with 5 games left after their 104-83 thrashing of the 76ers Tuesday night. In Nets' 39 years in the NBA, only five other squads have more wins than this team currently does.

Knicks and Nets are more than keeping New York busy…

by Steve Simineri

Mike Watts, WFUV Sports

New York is labeled by most as a basketball town, but this city hasn’t had much to root for on the hardwood during the new millennium. In the twelve seasons since Patrick Ewing’s departure following the 1999-2000 season, the Knickerbockers, for the most part, have stunk up the ‘World’s Most Famous Arena.’