Out of timeouts, the Nets coach improvised, seemingly saying "Hit me," to player.
Boston is loaded with draft picks for rebuilding; Brooklyn has talent to challenge Miami in East.
Team is expected to interview Brian Shaw for coaching job.
Woman claims she was sexually assaulted in the Nets player's hotel suite.
Complaint alleges incident occurred at the Four Seasons at 4 a.m.
The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets kicked off their rivalry with an overtime game -- and an impassioned, glittering crowd in Brooklyn.
Mike D'Antoni has had a delayed debut as Los Angeles Lakers' coach because he's recovering from knee-replacement surgery.
Brooklyn's new Barclays Center won't be the scene of the Nets' first home game, which was postponed because of Superstorm Sandy. The NYC Marathon will go on.
Sandy can's stop the New York City Marathon or the NBA game between the Knicks and Nets that marks return of pro sports to Brooklyn.
With mass transit in New York still shut down, the NBA is "assessing" whether to postpone the Knicks-Nets game in Brooklyn.