Deron Williams scored 26 points to help the New Jersey Nets beat the Detroit Pistons 99-96 Wednesday night. Kris Humphries had 18 points, Jordan Farmar added 15 and Shawne Williams 15 for the Nets.
Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points in his return to the lineup, Landry Fields added 16 of his 18 in a flawless first half, and the New York Knicks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 113-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
Amare Stoudemire scored 22 points and Mike Bibby added 16 to lead the New York Knicks to an easy 103-80 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.
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.
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.
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.
Don’t call it a comeback. According to multiple reports, the Nets are back in the mix for Carmelo Anthony.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
After snapping their latest skid, the Nets can match their win total from last season when they host the Pistons on Friday night.
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.
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.
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.