Nets crush Pelicans, end slide

Jan 21, 2017

Nets crush Pelicans, end slide

The Brooklyn Nets didn’t have to worry about a fourth-quarter flop this time. Brook Lopez and Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23 points apiece and the Nets ended an 11-game losing streak, routing the New Orleans Pelicans 143-114 on Friday for only their ninth win of ...

Rockets bounce back for easy win against Nets

Jan 16, 2017

Rockets bounce back for easy win against Nets

Even an offense as potent as Houston’s can go cold during the long NBA winter. “It happens,” James Harden said. “But as long as we stay at an even level, we just continue to get better, continue to learn from our mistakes, we’ll be ...

Islanders looking to leave Brooklyn for Queens

Jul 22, 2016

Islanders looking to leave Brooklyn for Queens

The New York Islanders are in talks with the owners of the New York Mets about building a hockey arena adjacent to Citi Field in Queens, people with knowledge of the discussions said. Willets Point is emerging as a persuasive alternative to the team’s ...

LeBron carries Cavaliers in rout of Nets

Apr 1, 2016

LeBron carries Cavaliers in rout of Nets

LeBron James continues to move up the NBA’s career scoring list, but he has more important matters on his mind. James scored 24 points to move into 12th place and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Brooklyn Nets 107-87 on Thursday night. He passed Dominique ...

Lopez leads late charge as Nets run past Cavs

Mar 25, 2016

Lopez leads late charge as Nets run past Cavs

LeBron James was so good for three quarters that the only one who could stop him was his own teammate. The fourth quarter belonged to Brooklyn. Brook Lopez scored 22 points and the Nets blew by James and the Cleveland Cavaliers down the stretch ...

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 ...