Spurs add to Nets' misery with blowout

Jan 12, 2016

Spurs add to Nets' misery with blowout

The Spurs are the NBA’s pillar of consistency and stability, an organization these Nets could only hope to resemble — on the court and in the front office. “San Antonio is the gold standard for the NBA,” Nets interim coach Tony Brown said. LaMarcus ...

Jan 4, 2016

Nets' Jack tears ACL, done for season

Brooklyn Nets point guard Jarrett Jack has a torn ACL in his right knee and will miss the remainder of the season. Jack was hurt Saturday in a victory at Boston and the Nets said Sunday he also has a small medial meniscus tear. ...

Nowitzki moves past Shaq as Mavericks top Nets in OT

Dec 24, 2015

Nowitzki moves past Shaq as Mavericks top Nets in OT

Dirk Nowitzki talked about how much it meant to him, after working so hard, so long to get it. The victory, not the milestone. Nowitzki moved past Shaquille O’Neal into sixth place on the NBA’s career scoring list, then made the go-ahead basket with ...

Perfect Warriors pull away late to keep winning streak alive

Dec 7, 2015

Perfect Warriors pull away late to keep winning streak alive

Golden State’s first game against the Nets went down to the wire, and the rematch seemed headed the same way. With one of his electrifying flurries, Stephen Curry changed things in a hurry. Curry scored 16 of his 28 points in the third quarter ...

Hawks finish off Nets

May 2, 2015

Hawks finish off Nets

Being tied after four games of the first round brought out the best in the Atlanta Hawks. And as they showed in delivering a devastating third-quarter knockout, their best was better than anyone else in the Eastern Conference this season. Paul Millsap had 25 ...

Nets even series with Hawks

Apr 28, 2015

Nets even series with Hawks

Deron Williams finally delivered the game that’s expected of him, and he wasn’t going to let the Nets lose it. And after he finished carrying them into a 2-2 tie with the Eastern Conference’s No. 1 seed, the guy who had been being beaten ...

Nets keep up playoff push

Mar 31, 2015

Nets keep up playoff push

Alan Anderson patrolled the locker room area in a Michigan State hat, screaming “Spartan!” so loudly that his teammates wondered how they could live with him for the next week. The swingman’s college team is thriving again in March, and suddenly so is his ...

Jack lifts Nets to dramatic victory over Warriors

Mar 3, 2015

Jack lifts Nets to dramatic victory over Warriors

There was no stopping Stephen Curry down the stretch, so Jarrett Jack shot over him. Jack made a tiebreaking jumper with 1.1 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets overcame Curry’s stirring fourth-quarter comeback attempt to beat the Golden State Warriors 110-108 on Monday night. ...

Garnett returns to T-Wolves in trade

Feb 20, 2015

Garnett returns to T-Wolves in trade

Kevin Garnett is coming back to the place it all began. And it won’t be for just one final victory lap. The Minnesota Timberwolves are sending forward Thaddeus Young to the Brooklyn Nets for Garnett, two people with knowledge of the deal told AP. ...

Garnett head-butts Howard, gets ejected

Jan 13, 2015

Garnett head-butts Howard, gets ejected

Dwight Howard’s face might have been stinging from Kevin Garnett ramming his head into it, and now his ears were ringing as fans directed loud boos toward him. Howard wasn’t tempted to silence them by demanding the ball at the expense of Houston’s offense. ...

Nets move fast, reach deal with Hollins to be coach

Jul 3, 2014

Nets move fast, reach deal with Hollins to be coach

The Brooklyn Nets reached an agreement in principle Wednesday with Lionel Hollins to become their coach, moving quickly after the departure of Jason Kidd. The deal with the former Memphis Grizzlies coach comes two days after the Nets made a trade with Milwaukee to ...

Bucks fire Drew, hire Kidd

Jul 1, 2014

Bucks fire Drew, hire Kidd

Jason Kidd had a seat in the coaching box and a jersey in the rafters. He wanted more. And now his celebrated return to the Nets has turned into yet another ugly exit. Kidd is set to become Milwaukee’s coach after the Bucks and ...