Brook Lopez scored a season-high 35 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets improved to 2-0 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-100.
Kyrie Irving put in a memorable performance as the Cavs gave the Knicks everything they could handle. New York escaped with a tight victory.
Carmelo Anthony and Rasheed Wallace will miss out against the Cavs. Chris Copeland gets the start.
Forget the glitz. I wanted to know, was this going to be a building that rocked for a team it truly loved, like in Boston? In the fourth quarter, could the crowd boost their team through adversity, like in Manhattan?
Brooklyn’s backcourt broke out. Deron Williams had 26 points and 10 assists, Joe Johnson scored 25 points, and the Nets beat the road-weary Cleveland Cavaliers 114-101 on Tuesday night for their third straight victory.
With the NBA season kicking off on Wednesday, here’s my preview and ranking predictions for the 2012-2013 NBA season. This is how I see the Eastern Conference breaking down, and my season award winners.
League sources told CBSSports.com on Tuesday that the Cavaliers have dropped out of consideration as potential trading partners with the Nets and Magic.
The New York Times has reported that the Brooklyn Nets have reached an agreement in principle on a three-year deal with Bosnian forward Mirza Teletovic.
The 7-foot center who made Syracuse an imposing team last season and now dons the famed uniform of the Boston Celtics hoping to leave his mark on the NBA.
Nearly three months after winning the National Championship, Kentucky broke an NBA Draft record with six players selected.
The Cavs envision Waiters as a perimeter scorer and backcourt running mate for point guard Kyrie Irving, last year’s No. 1 overall pick.
Not only is LeBron James the best player on Earth, he has a Secretariat-like lead on the second-best player.
Andre Drummond is a 7-foot mystery. Look at him once quickly and he’ll physically resemble Dwight Howard. Watch him play in a full court game for 30 minutes and you’ll wonder why he doesn’t allow himself to be more consistent.
It has been a whirlwind 2 years for West Orange-native and NBA star Kyrie Irving, but now he is giving back to his community and trying to help St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth stay open.
Talk about a big winner. In addition to landing the top overall selection that will wind up being Kentucky big man Anthony Davis, the Hornets also have the tenth overall pick.