Nets to host Hardwood Classic Nights

Via a team press release:

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- NETS Basketball will celebrate the ABA heritage of the franchise when the team wears retro New York Nets royal blue uniforms with stars down the side during five home games as part of Hardwood Classics Nights.

The Nets played on Long Island from 1968 through 1977 in three different venues, including Commack Arena, 1968-69 season; the Island Garden, 1969-1970 through 1971-72 seasons; and the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1971-72 through 1976-77 seasons, before moving to New Jersey. The NETS won ABA championships in 1974 and 1976 before joining the NBA for the 1976-77 campaign.

The team will make New York its home again next season when it moves to Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Monday, February 6 vs. Chicago.

Saturday, February 11 vs. San Antonio.

Wednesday, February 15 vs. Memphis.

Wednesday, February 22 vs. Orlando.

Wednesday, March 7 vs. the Los Angeles Clippers.