LONG ISLAND (February 2, 2018) – The Long Island Nets will host their inaugural Sneaker Show at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum from 4-8 p.m. during their home game vs. the Windy City Bulls which tips off at 7:00 p.m.


Los Angeles native Salvador Amezcua, better known as “Kickstradomis,” will host a custom shoe design session in the venue’s lower lobby, where fans can watch his artistry live as he makes original Long Island Nets sneakers from 4-6 p.m. In addition to watching the live design session, attendees will be able to view some of his notable sneaker artwork, which will be on display during the event. Amezcua has hand-designed one-of-a-kind sneakers for NBA superstars like James Harden, Damian Lillard, and Karl Anthony Towns, among others.

Check out his video below!

The Sneaker Show will also feature various vendors that will be displaying sneaker and apparel collections throughout the concourse.  Visitors will have the opportunity to buy, sell, or trade sneakers and collectibles. This event will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will run throughout the entirety of the game.


To purchase tickets to the special event, fans can visit www.longislandnets.com/sneaker and enter the offer code “SNEAKER” to purchase a $20 ticket that will grant access to both the Sneaker Show and the game.

For more information on tickets and a schedule of upcoming home games, please visit LongIslandNets.com, Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800.745.3000. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the Ticketmaster Box Office at NYCB LIVE.

Vendor registration begins at $150 for an entry level booth. Purchase of a booth also includes tickets to the Long Island Nets game. Multiple booth options are available for purchase to accommodate sneaker and apparel inventory. A full list is available at www.longislandnets.com/vendor. For further inquiries about registering to become a vendor at the Sneaker Show, please email info@longislandnets.com.

So come on down, bring a friend, and don’t forget to tell them where you heard about this event!

The Long Island Nets Spoil Stonybrook Star Warney’s Homecoming

On Monday night at Nassau Veterans Coliseum the Brooklyn Nets, defeated the Texas Legends 124-112 , to improve to 5-2 at home this season.

The Nets were led by guard Milton Doyle with a team-high 28 points, four rebounds and three assists in 32 minutes.

The Brooklyn Nets guard Isaiah Whitehead, currently on assignment with Long Island, chipped in nine points, three rebounds and seven assists in 26 minutes in the win. Forward Thomas Wimbush added 14 points in 16 minutesoff the bench and became the third Long Island player this season and in team history to shot 100 percent (4-of-4) from 3-point range (min. 4 3FGA).

The Nets were down at the end of the first quarter but they took a 57-49 lead into the break. They were outscored by Texas in the third period by just four points, but kept the lead and outscored the visitors 38-30 in the fourth quarter to earn the win.

Despite scoring 27 points & grabbing 14 rebounds the Nets were able to hold off the Legends and spoil the long Island All-Stars Jameel Warney’s homecoming.

(Jameel Warney Stonybrook Hall of Famer, Olympian, & now NBA G-League Player)

Also for the Legends, guard Justin Dentmon notched a game-high 29 points in 40 minutes while three Texas players recorded double-doubles in the loss, forward Brandon Ashley (17 points, 10 rebounds), center Jameel Warney (27 points, 14 rebounds) and guard Kyle Collinsworth (21 points, 13 rebounds).

The Nets play their next game against the Salt Lake City Stars at the Coliseum on Thursday, December 14, at 7 p.m. ET, Come out and see the Nets as they’re 2nd in the eastern conference and one of the better teams in the G-league With a record of 10 -5! #LetsGoNets #longislandsteam

Check out the Nets leading scorer in the win Milton Doyle’s highlights below.

See Warney’s highlights below as he scores 27 points in loss to the Nets.

The Long Island Nets Honor NBA Great Dr J at Home Opener!

Long Island Nets to Honor Julius “Dr. J” Erving and the return of Long Island’s J.J.Moore at Season Opener on November 4

LONG ISLAND (October 26, 2017) – The Long Island Nets will honor legendary player Julius “Dr. J” Erving and the Village of Hempstead Mayor Don Ryan at their season opener on Saturday, November 4, when the Nets host the Fort Wayne Mad Ants at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

During the game, Erving will present Mayor Ryan with the Long Island Nets’ first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. Ryan will be recognized for his community contributions as a local civic leader, coach, and teacher. Ryan coached and mentored Erving, who was 12 at the time, while volunteering as the Biddy Basketball coach at the Salvation Army’s Hempstead headquarters.

In conjunction with the season-long celebration of bringing professional basketball back to Long Island, the Long Island Nets will be retiring Erving’s #32 jersey for the first time ever at the Coliseum. Erving spent three years with the New York Nets, winning two ABA championships in 1974 and 1976 at the Coliseum, and earning the MVP Award three times. The jersey retirement ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m., 30 minutes prior to tipoff. The first 5,000 fans in attendance will receive a replica Dr. J jersey mini banner to commemorate the celebration.