Joe Johnson slumped in Game 7, only scoring six points as the Nets were eliminated.
Game 4 hurt the Nets physically and mentally, but there’s nothing they can do about it. They’re focused on Game 5 in Brooklyn.
Joe Johnson’s inspiration wasn’t enough as the Brooklyn Nets lost Game 4 in triple OT. The Bulls take a 3-1 series lead.
Brook Lopez led the Nets with 22 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Nets lost 79-76 to the Bulls in Game 3. The Bulls are now up 2-1 in the series.
Strategically speaking, I can’t imagine a worse matchup — outside of Miami — for the Nets, who lost three of four to Chicago during the regular season.
Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.
No last-second shot. No fourth-quarter rally. No record for LeBron James and the Miami Heat, either.
With more than a quarter of the season in the books, Johnson’s honeymoon is over and he has run out of mulligans. As the Nets travel to Manhattan, Johnson’s team is on life support.
Knicks’ shooters went cold on Saturday night as the Bulls snapped the Knicks’ five-game winning streak.
With all of the hype and bravado surrounding Nets training camp this week after their summer roster makeover, I believe it is Lopez, one of the six returning players, who holds the team’s key to the playoff kingdom.
The NBA playoffs serve as a huge reality check for teams, showing them their true weaknesses and where they have to get better if they want to win a title.
Led by Deron Williams and Kris Humphries, the Nets cruised past the Chicago Bulls, 97-85 on Saturday evening.
Carlos Boozer scored 24 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the New Jersey Nets 109-87 Monday night.
It was a losing return to Utah for Deron Williams as he and the Nets were defeated by the Jazz ,107-94 on Saturday night.
Organizers say Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade are expected to headline the World All-Star Classic in Puerto Rico on Sunday.