Ben Simmons mercilessly booed as Nets lose on his playing return to Philly 

BY priya


What did Kyrie Irving get suspended for? 

Irving was suspended by the team on Nov. 3 hours after he refused to say he had no antisemitic beliefs when meeting with reporters at the Nets' practice facility. He now says he should have handled that interview differently.

Does Jay-Z own the Nets? 

Sources report that Brooklyn Nets co-owner, Jay-Z, actually only owns 1% of the franchise which he purchased for approximately (only) 4.5 million dollars! If you listen to enough Roc Nation music, you may be lead to believe that Jay-Z has more ownership and even singe-handily moved the Nets to his hometown, Brooklyn!

Why is it called Nets? 

The name "Nets" was used because it rhymes with the names of two other professional sports teams that played in the New York metropolitan area at the time: Major League Baseball's New York Mets and the American Football League's New York Jets, and because it relates to basketball in general, as it is part of the basket

Is Ja Morant out? 

Ja Morant out 3-5 weeks with Grade 2 ankle sprain

Was Michael Jordan ever suspended for a game? 

The suspension was the second in Jordan's nine-year career. He was forced to sit out one game last season for having bumped a referee. Thorn said that Jordan was not ejected because none of the three officials -- Jess Kersey, Ted Bernhardt and Ronnie Nunn -- saw Jordan's punch.

Why did Carmelo get a 15 game suspension? 

Carmelo Anthony, who was suspended 15 games in December 2006 for throwing a punch in a game, said he was happy for Paul but surprised the punishments were not harsher. “I was like, cool, after all of that he's back in two games,” Anthony told The Undefeated. “I'm sure he thought it was going to be more.

Who has a higher net worth Beyonce or Jay-Z? 

As of July 2022, Celebrity Net Worth reports that Beyoncé is worth $500 million! I'll allow you a minute to process. While Beyonce is worth $500 million, Forbes reported that Jay-Z is worth $1.4 billion (thanks in part to those Tidal/champs sales!).