Five points separated the Nets and the Bucks in their home-and-home set, and Brooklyn came away with two straight last-second victories.
Joe Johnson hit a tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter and then his buzzer-beating jumper at the end of overtime lifted the Brooklyn Nets to a 113-111 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.
Knicks coach Mike Woodson wants to know why his team waits until the second half to lock down on defense. If his players would simply start off that strong, winning could be so much easier.
Boosted by renovations to Madison Square Garden, the Knicks’ value increased 41 percent to $1.1 billion. The Lakers were second at $1 billion.
“It seems like guys are content with the situation that we are in, and I’m f—— pissed off about us losing, especially losing the way we are losing,” the 11th-year player said following Wednesday night’s loss.
Brook Lopez had 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Nets missed a chance to get back to .500 on the road (6-7) and lost their third straight.
The Nets may have moved to Brooklyn and added Joe Johnson, but their problems against the Milwaukee Bucks did not end when these teams met earlier this month.
The following is meant to be a warning shot in the direction of Brooklyn guard Joe Johnson, whose lackluster play contributed to the Nets’ desultory 97-88 loss to Milwaukee at the Barclays Center.
The Brooklyn Nets rallied during the fourth quarter, but ended up falling short Sunday night as they lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 97-88.
Carmelo Anthony may be playing better than ever. Anthony scored 29 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 102-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
With the NBA season kicking off on Wednesday, here’s my preview and ranking predictions for the 2012-2013 NBA season. This is how I see the Eastern Conference breaking down, and my season award winners.
The Brooklyn Nets have reached a verbal agreement to sign 37-year-old guard Jerry Stackhouse on a one-year, $1.3 million deal according to multiple reports.
13-year NBA veteran Orlando Woolridge died at 52 on Thursday. He spent two seasons with the New Jersey Nets.
Gerald Wallace finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds for New Jersey, which hasn’t beaten Milwaukee since March 3, 2009.
J.R. Smith hit a 3-pointer for the lead with 1:04 left, and the New York Knicks held on to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-107 on Wednesday night in a game that could turn out to be critical to both teams’ playoff hopes.