“I would have beat my wife and kids if I lost this game!”: When Charles Barkley made an extremely ill-advised joke after a narrow win against the Nets

When Charles Barkley had to apologize for a disgusting joke he had made after a win against the New Jersey Nets   The Charles Barkley we know today is absolutely adorable. His takes are downright hilarious, and his ability to…

“Kobe Bryant, you know I wanted to pick you at No. 8!”: Former New Jersey Nets GM reveals the team was considering taking Lakers legend in the 1996 draft

Former New Jersey Nets GM John Capliari reveals the team had been extremely close to drafting Kobe Bryant in the famous 1996 draft. Undoubtedly one of the legends of the game, Kobe Bryant has had an illustrious career spanning 20…

“Michael Jordan told me he would get me 2 or 3 rings”: When the 6x NBA champion flew down to New York to recruit Nets forward Jayson Williams

NBA legend Michael Jordan flew down to New York to recruit Jayson Williams during the 1995-96 off-season. At the time, MJ needed a rebounder for his team. After one and a half years of sabbatical from basketball, his Airness would…