Brooklyn Nets

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Brooklyn Nets
First Season
Team History
Brooklyn Nets (2012-present)
New Jersey Nets (1977-2012)
New York Nets (1968-77)
New Jersey Americans (1967-68)
National Basketball Association (1976–present)
  • Eastern Conference (1976–present)
    • Atlantic Division (1976–present)

American Basketball Association

  • Eastern Division (1967-75)
Barclays Center (2012-present)
Prudential Center (2010-12)
Meadowlands Arena (1981-2010)
Rutgers Athletic Center (1977-81)
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (1972-77)
Island Garden (1969-72)
Long Island Arena (1968-69)
Teaneck Armory (1967-68)

The Brooklyn Nets are an American professional basketball team based in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The Nets compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The team began play in 1967 as the New Jersey Americans, a charter franchise of the American Basketball Association, and joined the NBA in 1976.


Home programs by season

Season/Date Type Opponent Venue
New York Nets
1969-70 Regular Season n/a Island Garden
Postseason Kentucky Colonels Island Garden
1970-71 Regular Season n/a Island Garden
1971-72 Regular Season Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Postseason Kentucky Colonels Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Postseason Virginia Squires Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1973-74 Postseason Kentucky Colonels Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1974-75 Regular Season n/a Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1975-76 Regular Season n/a Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
New Jersey Nets
January 8, 1998 Regular Season Orlando Magic Continental Airlines Arena
2001-02 NBA Finals (League Version •  Home Version) Los Angeles Lakers Continental Airlines Arena
2002-03 NBA Finals San Antonio Spurs AT&T Center, Continental Airlines Arena
Brooklyn Nets
2016-17 Regular Season Dallas Mavericks Barclays Center

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1960s 1969-70
1970s 1970-71 • 1972-73 • 1974-75 • 1976-77 • 1977-78 •  1978-79 •  1979-80
1980s 1981-82 • 1982-83 • 1983-84 • 1984-85 • 1986-87 • 1987-88 • 1988-89 • 1989-90
1990s 1990-91 • 1991-92 • 1993-94 • 1999-2000
2000s 2000-01
2010s 2015-16


1990s 1995-96
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Phoenix Suns (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
Sacramento Kings (Golden 1 Center)
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Memphis Grizzlies (FedExForum)
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Related League publications • Seasons • Venues
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Seasons 1967-68 • 1968-69 • 1969-70 • 1970-71 • 1971-72 • 1972-73 • 1973-74 • 1974-75 • 1975-76
Venues Salt Palace