• Jason Collins signs with Nets, to become 1st openly gay player in NBA

    2/23/14 4:10 PM

    Jason Collins became the NBA's first active openly gay player Sunday, signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets. With a need for another big man, the Nets turned to the 7-foot Collins, who helped them reach two NBA Finals in the early 2000s.

  • Wizards top Nets 112-108 in OT; Beal scores 29

    11/8/13 10:37 PM

    Nene scored 12 of his 20 points in the final 4½ minutes of the fourth quarter, including a putback with 1.2 seconds to play that sent the game to overtime, and the Wizards topped the Brooklyn Nets 112-108.