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