Prominent Players Jared Dudley, Kenneth Faried, Shabazz Napier
The Brooklyn Nets are an American Basketball team competing in the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division of the NBA. The team was founded in 1967 and play its home games at Barclays Center. Nets were initially playing in New Jersey, moved to New York and moved back to New Jersey and played in New Jersey till 2012. New Jersey Nets have two ABA Championships in 1974 and 1976 and won two consecutive Eastern Conference championships in 2002 and 2003. After moving to Barclays Center in 2012, Nets advanced to the playoffs in each of the next three seasons and reached the Conference Semifinals in 2013-14.
Nets' rivalry with Boston Celtics in the early 2000s is well documented, with a lot of trash-talking, on field altercations etc happening every time these two teams met. The rivalry has cooled off since the beginning of 2010. Some of the prominent players to have played for Nets include Jason Kidd, Drazen Petrovic, Julius Erving etc