Al Iannazzone has been writing about the NBA since 1996 for the North Jersey Herald News and The Record. He covered the New Jersey Nets for the Herald News from 1996-2000. From 2001-04, Al was The Records New York Knicks beat writer, but also covered the Nets in their playoff runs those years, which included two trips to the NBA Finals. In 2004, Al returned to the Nets beat for The Record and has been covering them since. He also has been YESNetwork.coms Nets Insider since the start of the 2004-05 season and has contributed to the YES Networks pregame show the past two years. Al resides in New Jersey with his wife, Donna, and their son, Anthony.