Tickets for tonight’s game between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are selling for less than half what they cost before the season, as the one-time playoff contenders have fallen to a combined 8-26 record.
Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd was fined $50,000 for intentionally spilling a drink on the court to stop the clock late in a game with his team out of timeouts, the National Basketball Association said in an e-mail.
Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd was suspended for the first two games of the National Basketball Association season after pleading guilty to driving while ability impaired after he crashed into a utility pole on Long Island last year.
Jason Kidd has been hired as coach of the Brooklyn Nets, nine days after ending a 19-year playing career during which the former point guard established himself as one of the National Basketball Association’s most successful on-court leaders.
Jay Z, the entertainer who started an athlete-representation firm in April, is selling his minority share in the Brooklyn Nets to the team’s coach, Jason Kidd, for $500,000, the New York Post reported, according to people familiar with the situation.