Nets fell to 3-10, a half-game behind the New York Knicks, and were hearing boos at Barclays Center in the second half.
Brook Lopez and Deron Williams both were out again with sprained left ankles.
The Knicks admitted they didn’t play with defensive intensity or a fighting spirit, which is far worse than just playing poorly.
Blatche made the gesture with 2:40 left in the Nets’ 101-100 victory.
The Nets talked big in advance of last night’s home opener versus the Heat, with several players unafraid to go on the record.
The Brooklyn Nets retired coach Jason Kidd’s number, then gave him an 86-62 preseason victory over the Miami Heat on Thursday night.
Police said the boy was shot at about 7:30 p.m. Friday in Canarsie Park, often referred to as Seaview Park.
Fans’ concerns can settle for a while after Anthony told Bloomberg News, “I’m not going nowhere,” when asked if he would become a free agent after the upcoming season.
Nets said Monday the ceremony will take place Oct. 17 before their preseason game against the Miami Heat.
New Jersey’s attorney general said Jimmie D. Smith was arrested Wednesday evening and charged with possessing more than seven ounces of cocaine that he allegedly intended to distribute.
Cappie Pondexter scored 18 points to lead New York (5-7), which has lost five of its last six games.
The deal, which is the maximum the Knicks could have offered Smith, includes a player option after the third year.
The Knicks will be sending Marcus Camby, Steve Novak and several picks including the 2016 first round draft pick.
The Liberty had three chances after Johnson’s go-ahead basket, but Katie Smith missed two three pointers, and Pondexter missed another shot.
Yahoo! Sports’ sources said the Nets organization has discussed Kidd as a candidate for the open coaching position at the highest levels.