Billy King

Is Billy King a lock for Executive of the Year?

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That’s right, I’m doing a prospective Executive of the Year post in September. Training camp doesn’t start for a week. What do you want from me? Mikhail Prokhorov told reporters this week, via the New York Post: Prokhorov on the job @bkdefend did retooling the @brooklynnets roster: “I think, I’m sure, I do believe he’ll [more]

Nets GM says he hasn’t talked to Orlando in a year. Riiiight.

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And now comes the denial of the rumors. Which none of us will believe. Nets GM Billy King played dumb denied rumors that he is about to pitch Orlando on a Dwight Howard trade for Brook Lopez and picks, reports Howard Beck of the New York Times in this tweet. Hanging in East Rutherford today, [more]

Nets GM Billy King takes trip to see locked-out Deron Williams play in Turkey

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This is one of those “We wish this wasn’t a story, but it’s probably going to be because the inmates are running the NBA asylum” kind of deals. So you’re aware that the NBA’s got pretty strict rules about league personnel meeting with, cavorting with, hanging out with, or really being in the same place [more]

Nets officials can attend Kardashian/Humphries wedding. If they want.

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The question isn’t if Nets officials should be allowed to attend the wedding of Kris Humphries to Kim Kardashian. Of course they should. The question is if they really want to. The league has cleared the path for them to go if they so choose, the Associated Press reports. This is the same thing that [more]

Nets betting on Brooklyn, new building to sell free agents

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Sometimes, franchises need to change from the ground up. That’s what the New Jersey Nets are doing — new owner (a billionaire Russian playboy), a new star player in Deron Williams (who they are trying to keep) and a new building. The Nets were showing off that new building — the $1 billion Barclay’s center, [more]