Kevin Love had 17 points, 16 rebounds and four assists in just 28 minutes, and the Timberwolves beat Kevin Garnett for the first time since he left Minnesota in a 111-81 victory over the woeful Brooklyn Nets on Friday.
If the Nets continue to struggle, feel free to point out injuries and issues with chemistry, but give the head coach a chance to get his feet wet before declaring that he can’t do the job.
The Brooklyn Nets aren’t playing like playoff contenders. Nowhere near it. And some are starting to think the problem begins with rookie coach Jason Kidd.
Garnett was supposed to help change the Nets’ notoriously soft culture. It’s hard to do that five minutes at a time.
Blake Griffin finished with 30 points and 12 rebounds after rolling his left foot in the third quarter, and the Clippers pulled out a 110-103 victory over the short-handed Nets on Saturday night to go 5-0 at home.
Joe Johnson stole a pass and dropped in a short jumper as time expired in overtime, giving the Brooklyn Nets a 100-98 win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
The league debuted short-sleeved jerseys on Thursday for the 10 teams that will play on the holiday, replacing the traditional sleeveless NBA uniforms.
Jason Kidd has options. Now is the time to start using them instead of doing nothing and allowing this early derailment to cause a full-blown train wreck.
Marcus Thornton scored a season-high 24 points after losing his starting spot to rookie Ben McLemore, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Brooklyn Nets 107-86 on Wednesday night.
Unfortunately for Jason Kidd, he is under a finely-tuned microscope given his owner’s grand expectations.
Paul George scored 24 points and the Indiana Pacers improved the NBA’s only undefeated record and the best start in franchise history to 7-0 by beating the Brooklyn Nets 96-91 Saturday night.
Trevor Ariza hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in the extra period Friday night as the Washington Wizards topped the Brooklyn Nets 112-108.
Christmas has arrived early for NBA fans — and it has sleeves. Though judging by the reaction on social media, the league’s reported holiday jerseys may as well be a big ol’ lump of coal.
Kenny is back in his old stomping grounds filming a documentary on his life and he chatted with Boomer and Craig about the Knicks, Nets, standing up to bullies, freestyle rapping and what it was that motivated him to show up for classes while at Georgia Tech…
It sounds blasphemous, considering all that Lopez brings to the table, but it might behoove Kidd to make Lopez the odd man out in certain games where his defensive liabilities exceed his offensive assets.