Carmelo Anthony had 28 points and eight rebounds, Nene scored 22 points and the Denver Nuggets held off the New Jersey Nets 107-103 on Saturday night.
Dwight Howard had 30 points and 16 rebounds as the Magic extended their recent dominance over the Nets.
D.J. Augustin hit two go-ahead free throws with 30.9 seconds to play and the Charlotte Bobcats won for the first time this season, overcoming a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for an 85-83 decision over the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday night.
Despite a successful start, the New Jersey Nets know there is plenty of room for improvement – maybe not as much improvement as the Charlotte Bobcats need.
The New Jersey Nets were the worst home team in the NBA last season. The Sacramento Kings were near the bottom in road wins. One of the teams will take a step toward changing that this season when they meet Friday night.
New Jersey Nets head coach Avery Johnson joined Joe Benigno & Evan Roberts to talk about Wednesday’s home opener against the Detroit Pistons.
After struggling through seasons they would probably prefer to forget, the Detroit Pistons and New Jersey Nets are realistic about their chances in a competitive Eastern Conference.
The question about buying a home in New Jersey made Nets’ point guard Devin Harris chuckle. “I rent in New Jersey,” a smiling Harris said.
Ray Allen scored all 14 of his points in Boston’s big third quarter as the Celtics closed their preseason with a 107-92 win over the Nets on Wednesday night.
The New Jersey Nets are not going to be as bad as last season. It’s just impossible. No way they lose their first 18 games, or win just 12 overall.
New Jersey Nets power forward Troy Murphy may miss the season opener because of a lower back injury.
Opening the preseason with back-to-back games was bad enough. The last thing Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers wanted was overtime.
Rookie Derrick Favors had 14 points and nine rebounds, leading the New Jersey Nets to a 108-70 exhibition victory over Maccabi Haifa.
The only thing standing in the way of Carmelo Anthony becoming a member of the New Jersey Nets is the Denver Nuggets.
After failing to lure LeBron James, Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh to New Jersey during the free- agency sweepstakes this summer, the Nets are engaged in trade talks to acquire Carmelo Anthony.
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