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Members Of The Brooklyn Nets Spotted In Beverly Hills (Videos)

Montage Beverly Hills hotel and Brooklyn NetsSaturday night, the Brooklyn Nets went down to the Los Angeles Clippers 110-103, in the second game of a Western Conference back-to-back. Friday, Brooklyn defeated the Phoenix Suns 100-98, courtesy of a Joe Johnson overtime buzzer-beater. All told, the Nets finished their Western swing 1-2, before heading back to New York City’s most populous borough, for a Monday night home matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers.   

During the Brooklyn franchise’s recent trips to Los Angeles, the club has elected to call the posh Montage Beverly Hills hotel home. Located in the heart of Beverly Hills (one block east of Rodeo Drive), the five-year-old, five-star property has become an increasingly popular destination for many sports and entertainment luminaries.

Below is a series of iFolloSports.com original videos, chronicling members of the Nets, as they boarded their charter bus for the 10-mile journey to Staples Center, situated in downtown LA.

 

First-year head coach/ future Hall of Fame player Jason Kidd getting ready for the Clippers.

 

Versatile big man Andray Blatche signing autographs.

 

Bosnian heavyweight Mirza Teletović climbing aboard.

 

Former Kansas Jayhawk Tyshawn Taylor leaving the hotel.

 

Former Clipper lottery pick Shaun Livingston interacting with fans.

 

Nets followers can also view iFolloSports.com original videos of Joe Johnson and Deron Williams signing autographs, outside of the very same Montage Beverly Hills, during a Nets visit to LA, last season.  

 

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Jon Rapoport has spent his career working on all sides of the media and sports industry. He began his career at ESPN in studio production at the ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut. While there, he won an Emmy for his contribution to "SportsCenter." Following his tenure at ESPN, Jon relocated to Los Angeles, joining the staff of the “Best Damn Sports Show” on FOX Sports Net.

Upon leaving the show, Jon worked in Web site and sports radio show development/production, with Major League Baseball in media operation logistics for the World Baseball Classic and on behalf of Los Angeles’ effort to bring the 2016 Summer Olympics back to Southern California. Jon currently writes a political blog for the Los Angeles edition of Examiner.com.

Born and raised in Plymouth, Minnesota (just outside of Minneapolis), Jon is an avid sports fan, particularly for his beloved Minnesota teams. Jon graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he earned his BA in communication and interned for ABC’s “Good Morning America” in New York City and Washington D.C. He is married and resides in Los Angeles.  

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