Category Archives: New York Sports

Nets Miss Brook Lopez Against Miami Heat by Derrel Jazz Johnson

When the season began and the Brooklyn Nets acquired future Hall of Famers Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, the team’s expectations were raised. When Brook Lopez, who was a 2013 NBA All Star, went down with a broken foot in … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Nets Prepare for Playoffs by Derrel Jazz Johnson

The Brooklyn Nets are securely in the 2014 NBA Playoffs, which begins on Tuesday, so despite the elimination of the New York Knicks from playoff contention, there will still be meaningful playoff basketball here in New York at Barclays Center. … Continue reading

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(Video) Peyton Siva of Detroit Pistons & Louisville Talks Religion, Rookie Season and More

Detroit Pistons rookie and NCAA Champion of the Louisville Cardinals Peyton Siva talks about supporting his former coach Rick Pitino at the NIT Final, the impact of his faith on his life, winning a national championship, his rookie season with … Continue reading

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(Video) Kevin Ollie and Shabazz Napier Lead UConn to NCAA Championship by Derrel Jazz Johnson

No one had the University of Connecticut Huskies winning it all. I had them losing to Villanova in the second round. They needed overtime to get out of the second round against Saint Joseph’s in their first game. Then they … Continue reading

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New York Knicks Playoffs Update

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(Video) Rick Pitino Talks About His Son Richard, Relationships with Billy Donovan and Peyton Siva and More

Louisville Cardinals Basketball head coach Rick Pitino talks about watching his son Richard Pitino coaching in the NIT Final, his relationships with NCAA champion and NBA rookie Peyton Siva, Florida Head Coach Billy Donovan and more at Madison Square Garden … Continue reading

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(Video) City Councilman Jumaane D Williams Discusses Phil Jackson Hiring and Current Initiatives

City Councilman Jumaane D. Williams of Brooklyn discusses the hiring of Phil Jackson as President of the New York Knicks after the press conference to announce the move, his focus on the arts and more with Derrel Jazz Johnson of … Continue reading

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