Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets head-butts Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets in the first quarter after the two were in a shoving match at Barclays Center on January 12, 2015. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

WATCH: Garnett Ejected After Throwing Ball At Howard, Head-Butting Him

Garnett was ejected in the first quarter after head-butting Howard in the face and throwing the ball at him, while Howard received a technical foul after appearing to punch or slap Garnett in the neck.

01/13/2015

BROOKLYN, NY - JANUARY 12: Kostas Papanikolaou #16 of the Houston Rockets goes up for the shot against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on January 12, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Garnett Ejected As Rockets Rout Nets 113-99

James Harden scored 30 points, carrying Houston on a night when Dwight Howard did little after fighting with Kevin Garnett, and the Rockets beat the slumping Brooklyn Nets 113-99 on Monday.

01/13/2015

Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons looks to move the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on January 10, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jennings’ 18 In 2nd Half Helps Pistons Down Nets, 98-93

Brandon Jennings scored all 18 of his points in the second half as the Detroit Pistons beat the Brooklyn Nets 98-93 Saturday night.

01/10/2015

BROOKLYN, NY - JANUARY 9:  Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers during the game on January 9, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez Misses Desperation 3 As 76ers Scrape By Nets 90-88

Nerlens Noel dunked with 3 seconds left, lifting the Philadelphia 76ers to a 90-88 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.

01/09/2015

Deron Williams (Photo by Isaac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Guard Deron Williams Out Indefinitely With Left Rib Fracture

The Nets said Thursday that an MRI revealed a fracture of the cartilage portion of the left 12th rib and that Williams will be evaluated in a week. There is no timetable for his return.

01/08/2015

Kevin Garnett battles for the ball against Tyler Zeller and Jared Sullinger of the Boston Celtics during a game at Barclays Center on January 7, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Season After KG-Pierce Blockbuster, Nets Sink To Celtics’ Level

It’s obvious that the 16-19 Nets are an unmitigated disaster — just one season after the trade that was supposed to change everything and launch them into the NBA’s elite company.

01/08/2015

BROOKLYN, NY - JANUARY 7: Jae Crowder #99 of the Boston Celtics dunks against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on January 7, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

D-Will Misses Most Of Nets’ 89-81 Loss To Boston

Avery Bradley scored 21 points, and the Boston Celtics snapped a three-game losing streak with an 89-81 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.

01/08/2015

Dan Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers celebrates with his team after assisting on a goal against the Dallas Stars in the first period at American Airlines Center on December 29, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.

01/07/2015

Brandon Davies (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Waive Forward Brandon Davies After Less Than Month With Team

The Nets acquired the forward from Philadelphia on Dec. 11 when they traded Andrei Kirilenko.

01/07/2015

BROOKLYN, NY - JANUARY 5:  Richard Jefferson #24 of the Dallas Mavericks shoots the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on January 5, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Drop Second Straight, Fall To Mavs 96-88 In Overtime

Dirk Nowitzki made a clinching 3-pointer in overtime that moved him into seventh place on the NBA’s career scoring list, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-88 on Monday night.

01/05/2015

A tribute is held for the late Stuart Scott, who passed away from his battle with cancer on January 4, 2015, before a New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Reid Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stuart Scott Mourned By Colleagues, Athletes, President Obama

“You beat cancer by how you live. So live. Live. Fight like hell.” That fight ended Sunday when Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality, died at age 49.

01/05/2015

Deron Williams (Photo by Isaac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Are Simply Worse Than Their Record Suggests

Unlike the previous two seasons, a Brooklyn turnaround at the turn of the calendar doesn’t seem to be in the cards.

01/05/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat posts up Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets during a game at American Airlines Arena on January 4, 2015 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice:  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Heat Hang On, Top Nets 88-84 To Stop Slide

Chris Bosh scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 25 points in the final minutes and the Miami Heat held off the Brooklyn Nets 88-84 on Sunday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

01/04/2015

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 2:  Mason Plumlee #1 of the Brooklyn Nets goes to the basket against the Orlando Magic on January 2, 2015 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Magic Rally Late, But Nets Hold On To Win 100-98

Mason Plumlee had 18 points and nine rebounds, and the Nets edged the Orlando Magic 100-98 on Friday night for their third straight victory.

01/03/2015

(Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Brook Lopez Wants To Be A Wookiee

Boomer and Craig discussed the possibility of the 7-foot Lopez playing a tall, hairy being native to the planet of Kashyyyk.

WFAN–01/02/2015

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