J.R. Smith is far from the perfect player, but the Knicks have no choice but to sign him. If J.R. wants to bolt to a bad team for more money, he can.
Thankfully, before I had lost all hope, the NBA season finally arrived. It may be only exhibition basketball, but I was hooked watching the Brooklyn Nets open up the Barclay’s Center.
The framework of deal sending Joe Johnson from the Atlanta Hawks to the Brooklyn Nets has been agreed to in principle.
Gerald Green scored a season-high 32 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 36.7 seconds left in regulation
The Nets fell to the Hornets on Saturday night as they blew a 13-point fourth quarter lead.
With Deron Williams and Brook Lopez sidelined for New Jersey Nets, Kris Humphries has become the go-to guy and Gerald Green has turned into a 10-day wonder twice over.
Kris Humphries had 20 points and 15 rebounds and the New Jersey Nets overcame an injury to Deron Williams to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats 83-74 Friday night.
The Nets fell to Milwaukee Bucks, 92-85 on Sunday night, spoiling Brook Lopez’s return.
Led by Deron Williams and Kris Humphries, the Nets cruised past the Chicago Bulls, 97-85 on Saturday evening.
Rudy Gay scored 25 points and Tony Allen matched his season high with 21 to help the Memphis Grizzlies beat New Jersey 105-100 on Wednesday night, handing the error-prone Nets their season-high seventh straight loss.
Luke Ridnour made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1:23 left, Nikola Pekovic scored a career-high 27 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Jersey Nets 108-105 on Friday night.
The Nets, who defeated Philadelphia in overtime on Wednesday, also completed their first winning road trip with a 2-1 record.
Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Nets, 84-74 at the Prudential Center on Saturday night.
Danilo Gallinari scored 22 points, Arron Afflalo and Corey Brewer each had 19 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Jersey Nets 123-115 on Wednesday night.
Deron Williams had 24 points and nine assists, Anthony Morrow also scored 24 and the New Jersey Nets snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors 97-85 on Friday night.