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Brook Lopez #11 of the New Jersey Nets shoots against Jason Maxiell #54 of the Detroit Pistons on April 6, 2011 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by J. Dennis Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez Scores Career-High 39, But Nets Still Fall To Pistons

Richard Hamilton scored 25 points and Rodney Stuckey added 22 to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 116-109 win over the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday night.



Knicks Unravel In 4th Quarter, Lose To Pistons

Chris Wilcox threw down a one-handed dunk off a missed shot with 53 seconds left, and the Detroit Pistons rallied from an 11-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the New York Knicks 99-95 on Friday night.


James Dolan (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images), Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), Mikhail Prokhorov (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Knicks’ Dolan, Nets’ Prokhorov To Meet Carmelo

The Knicks vs. Nets Tri-State rivalry is about to go coastal. According to the Daily News, both Knicks owner James Dolan and Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov are set to meet with Carmelo Anthony during All-Star weekend in Los Angeles.


Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Mikhail Prokhorov (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Nets Back In Anthony Mix; ‘MeloWatch’ Continues

Don’t call it a comeback. According to multiple reports, the Nets are back in the mix for Carmelo Anthony.


Tracy McGrady #1 of the Detroit Pistons dunks against Johan Petro #27 of the New Jersey Nets in a game on February 4, 2011 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Beat Nets 92-82 To Snap Skid

Tayshaun Prince scored 22 points, and the Detroit Pistons snapped a four-game losing streak Friday night with a 92-82 victory over the New Jersey Nets.


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Nets Look For 3rd Straight Win Vs. Pistons

The Nets controlled the paint in two home wins over the Detroit Pistons this season. Picking up another victory in the season series, though, could prove difficult.


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Nets, Nuggets Set For Carmelo Anthony Circus

‘Melo is moving on to New Jersey. Unfortunately for jilted Nets fans, Carmelo Anthony will still bring his Nuggets teammates with him to Newark on Monday.


(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Knicks Get Career Night From Mozgov, Beat Pistons

Timofey Mozgov had season highs of 23 points and 14 rebounds in his first appearance since Jan. 9, and the Knicks beat the Pistons 124-106 on Sunday night.


(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Nets Move Forward Without Melo

After snapping their latest skid, the Nets can match their win total from last season when they host the Pistons on Friday night.


Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Mikhail Prokhorov (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Nyet! Prokhorov Pulls Plug On Nets-Carmelo Deal

Mikhail Prokhorov was a day away from a sitdown with Carmelo Anthony when he decided to call the whole thing off. And not just the meeting. The New Jersey Nets’ entire pursuit of Anthony, too.


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Nuggets’ Billups Tuning Out Nets-Anthony Trade Rumors

Chauncey Billups has grown so immune to the constantly swirling trade rumors involving Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony that he simply tunes out the chatter. Even when his own name surfaces.


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Nets Again On Verge Of Carmelo Anthony Trade

The Nets are closing in on a deal to bring Carmelo Anthony to New Jersey. Talks on a three-team trade with the Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons are “advancing,” a person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on Sunday.


(AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Knicks Top Pistons 125-116 In Double Overtime

Amare Stoudemire had 37 points and 15 rebounds to help the New York Knicks beat the Detroit Pistons 125-116 in double overtime Sunday.


Anthony Morrow hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 26 seconds to play and the New Jersey Nets gave Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov a win in his first game as their owner. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2010 NBAE  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Rally Late To Win For New Russian Owner

This certainly wasn’t the same old New Jersey Nets. New owner, new coach, new building, new roster and something totally different, a win to kick off the season.


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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.