Joe Johnson scored 25 points, as the Brooklyn Nets sent the Knicks to a fourth straight loss with a 103-80 victory Monday, evening this season’s New York rivalry at a game apiece.
Deron Williams returned to the Brooklyn Nets in a reserve role and Pablo Prigioni started for the Knicks as both New York teams got point guards back Monday.
The Nets have acquired guard Marquis Teague from Chicago for Toko Shengalia, and also sent guard Tyshawn Taylor to New Orleans in a separate move.
In a season of unpredictable twists and turns, the Nets happen to be one of the hottest teams in the league right now after winning their sixth in seven games. But let’s be real — they’re not championship caliber.
Joe Johnson scored 29 points and Andray Blatche added 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 127-110 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday in the fourth regular-season NBA game to be played in the British capital.
The Nets are visiting London after fatigue may have played a part in their latest performance. “It is tough to travel, especially when you travel more than four hours,” forward Andrei Kirilenko said.
At six-foot seven and with a lengthy wingspan, Livingston’s size wrecked havoc on Miami on both ends. Livingston played 51 of the 58 minutes and filled up the stat sheet with 19 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, a steal and 3 blocked shots.
Joe Johnson scored 32 points, Shaun Livingston helped Brooklyn dominate the second overtime after LeBron James fouled out, and the Nets beat the Miami Heat 104-95 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory.
This is not a new course of care for the oft-injured star, who evidently underwent three cortisone injections and PRP treatment for bilateral ankle issues last season as well.
For all of you who overpay like me to watch games in person or at home via cable/satellite/internet, you are getting swindled. We pay to see stars. Unfortunately, too often we are getting the understudies.
Williams was diagnosed Monday with a sprained left ankle, and the Nets said he was treated with a cortisone shot in the ankle joint. He also got platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections into the lateral ligaments of the ankle.
I get this kind of logic from my kids all the time: A followed B, therefore B caused A. But I also know that, unless ties were preventing oxygen from flowing to his brain, there’s more to this streak than Kidd ditching his neckwear.
Joe Johnson snapped out of a slump with 23 points against his former team, and the Brooklyn Nets matched a season high with their third straight victory by beating the Atlanta Hawks 91-86 on Monday night.
Whether it was a stroke of genius or dumb luck, Nets coach Jason Kidd concocted a new look for his team as it entered the New Year, pairing his two point guards.
All-Star center Brook Lopez who was averaging a team-high 20.7 points, will miss the remainder of the season and the Nets expect him back for offseason workouts.