It seems Mikhail Prokhorov won’t have a hard time finding a buyer for the Brooklyn Nets. That is, if he decides to sell.
Deron Williams scored 25 points, Thaddeus Young had 16 points and eight rebounds off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets topped the Dallas Mavericks 104-94 on Saturday night.
In one night, Lionel Hollins and the Nets undid all those feel-good stories from their modest two-game winning streak coming out of the All-Star break.
Here come the small-ball lovers. “See–the Nets won two in a row by taking a page out of Kidd’s playbook. What irony!” Except they don’t realize that it can’t be sustained.
Robinson was waived Sunday by the Denver Nuggets, who had acquired him from Portland on Thursday at the trade deadline.
Brook Lopez led seven Nets players in double figures with 19 points, and Brooklyn won its second consecutive road game by beating the Denver Nuggets 110-82 on Monday night.
Because Billy King couldn’t unload any of his Max Three, Brooklyn’s future will remain bleak for the next few years. By then there’d better be a new caretaker in charge.
Pierce spent just a year in Brooklyn and now Garnett is gone too, with the Nets getting a solid replacement in Young, who has played much better as the season went on.
Early in the day, Yahoo Sports reported that the Nets would receive center Kendrick Perkins, small forward Perry Jones and point guard Reggie Jackson in a potential deal for Lopez.
The NBA All-Star game is tomorrow night, but for many fans, the real action is tonight with various skills competitions and the slam-dunk competition.
The NBA has a hard time getting its most spectacular players to compete in the Slam Dunk Contest. Mason Plumlee doesn’t care. He’s just looking forward to bringing the people to their feet.
As New York City gets set to host the NBA’s biggest names this weekend, we look back at some of the best All-Star games the area has ever seen.
Zach Randolph had 19 points, Marc Gasol added 14 and 11 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies ruined the return of former coach Lionel Hollins with a 95-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets
I’ve had enough of D-Will’s excuses. Trading Brook Lopez could also be addition by subtraction. They both have to go — for whatever Nets GM Billy King can get at auction.
Khris Middleton scored 12 of his 18 points in the third quarter, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Brooklyn Nets 103-97 on Monday night.