The only thing consistent about this team has been their inconsistency. Here’s one thing you can count on, though: On Wednesday, the Nets will be counted out.
Khris Middleton scored 12 of his 18 points in the third quarter, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Brooklyn Nets 103-97 on Monday night.
O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, Brandon Knight had 20 points and six steals, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed New York 95-79 on Thursday night, extending the Knicks’ franchise-record losing streak to 16.
Playing in America’s largest city has done little to aid the Knicks’ miserable play. Perhaps a trip across the pond can change their fortunes.
“Losing isn’t enjoyable in any way shape or form,” New York coach Derek Fisher said after Sunday’s defeat to the Bucks.
Jason Kidd revealed a distrust of the Nets’ front office and a desire to get past his messy departure from the franchise when he returned to Brooklyn on Wednesday as coach of the Bucks.
Nets fans attending Wednesday night’s game at the Barclays Center must have felt like the cat in “The Itchy and Scratchy Show.” Because in the end, the rat always wins.
The Milwaukee Bucks overcame Brandon Knight’s shocking missed layup at the end of the first overtime to outlast the Nets 122-118 in three overtimes on Wednesday night in coach Jason Kidd’s return to Brooklyn.
Somewhere in Milwaukee this morning, Bucks coach Jason Kidd is smiling as he reads reports his scouts have filed on the Nets in preparation for his impending return to Brooklyn on Wednesday.
Sprinkling humor among his talk about basketball business, the Russian billionaire joked about the departure of Jason Kidd: “Don’t let the door hit you where the good Lord has split you.”
With the NBA season right around the corner, let’s break down which five teams are the worst.
A person with knowledge of the details says the Bucks and Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a deal allowing Kidd to become Milwaukee’s coach. The Nets will receive a second-round draft pick in 2015 and 2019.
Let’s break down Jason Kidd’s most idiotic moments after he left Brooklyn for Milwaukee.
Carmelo Anthony scored 23 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. had 20, and the New York Knicks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 115-94.
The Knicks have hit a new low in their roller-coaster season, losing to the NBA’s worst team in the closing seconds Monday night.