Derrick Favors

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Robinson & Celtics Beat Nets 100-75

Nate Robinson scored eight of his points in the first 4 minutes of the game. His 3-pointer with 7:48 left in the first period gave Boston an 11-8 lead that they would never relinquish.


Carmelo Anthony

Melo’s 28 Helps Nuggets Hold Off Nets

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.


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Howard Carries Magic To 105-90 Win Over Nets

Dwight Howard had 30 points and 16 rebounds as the Magic extended their recent dominance over the Nets.


Nets guard Jordan Farmar, right

Nets Blow Big Lead Late, Hand Bobcats 1st Win

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.


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Nets Look For Bounce-Back Effort Vs. Bobcats

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.


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Avery’s Nets Aim To Stay Perfect At Home

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.


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On WFAN: Avery Johnson Previews Nets Opener

New Jersey Nets head coach Avery Johnson joined Joe Benigno & Evan Roberts to talk about Wednesday’s home opener against the Detroit Pistons.


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Avery Johnson’s Nets Ready To Tip Off Season

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.


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Devin Harris Focusing On Nets’ Season, Not Trade

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.


Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce (34) reaches in to try tosteal the ball from New Jersey Nets' Terrence Williams during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Ray Allen Leads Celtics Past Nets

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.


Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, second left, is seen during a New Jersey Nets training session before a basketball show in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. Mikhail Prokhorov bought the basketball team New Jersey Nets earlier in the year. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

New-Look Nets Can’t Be Any Worse Than Last Season

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.



Nets Troy Murphy May Miss Opener

New Jersey Nets power forward Troy Murphy may miss the season opener because of a lower back injury.


Boston Celtics guard Marquis Daniels, left, puts up a shot as New Jersey Nets  forward Travis Outlaw defends during the fourth quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, in Newark, N. J. The Celtics won 96-92. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Daniels’ Late 3-Pointer Leads Celtics Over Nets

Opening the preseason with back-to-back games was bad enough. The last thing Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers wanted was overtime.



Derrick Favors Leads Nets In Exhibition Opener

Rookie Derrick Favors had 14 points and nine rebounds, leading the New Jersey Nets to a 108-70 exhibition victory over Maccabi Haifa.


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Nets GM King Still Waiting To Make Carmelo Deal

The only thing standing in the way of Carmelo Anthony becoming a member of the New Jersey Nets is the Denver Nuggets.