Evan Turner had 19 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 110-91 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak that had dropped them out of playoff position.
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Evan Turner had his first career triple-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists and Boston pulled away with 20 unanswered points in the second half.
Avery Bradley scored 26 points, Jared Sullinger added 22 and the Boston Celtics snapped a three-game losing streak with a 108-97 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.
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.
Jarrett Jack nailed a tiebreaking jumper in the lane with 28 seconds to play and finished with 27 points Friday, lifting the Brooklyn Nets to a 109-107 win over the Boston Celtics.
Carmelo Anthony scored 22 points, Amare Stoudemire had 20 and the New York Knicks snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 101-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.
Rajon Rondo returned from a broken hand and had 13 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds in the season opener Wednesday night to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 121-105.
A season after some middling results with the NBA’s most expensive roster, the Nets are starting fresh this season with a new coach, a thinned-down payroll and – they hope – a stronger start.
How about 10-minute quarters — can we compromise there? Forty minutes of basketball would replicate the college game, where NBA players were groomed.
The league seems content to take as much of the fans’ money as fast as they can, even if it means more performances by understudies in lieu of marquee attractions like Brook Lopez.
The NBA announced Tuesday that it would shorten each quarter by one minute during Sunday’s preseason game at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
Carmelo Anthony scored 16 points and the New York Knicks earned their first victory of the preseason Saturday with a 96-80 win over the Boston Celtics.
Jared Sullinger scored 23 points to help the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 106-86 in a preseason game on Wednesday night.
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