Every play near the basket looked like a traffic accident. There were long scoreless stretches. Shooting from outside was a dicey proposition. It was ugly for everyone but the Chicago Bulls. This was their type of game.
Williams scored 22 points, Lopez had 21 and the Nets ripped apart the Bulls’ vaunted defense with a spectacular second quarter, when they made 16 of 20 shots.
Snubbed no longer! The Knicks great will be immortalized as a member of the 2013 class in September.
Al Horford had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks dominated the fourth quarter as they defeated Brooklyn 105-93 on Sunday night, keeping the Nets from tying for first place in the Atlantic Division.
Joakim Noah had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Carlos Boozer scored 20 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-85 on Saturday.
Zach Randolph had 16 points and 14 rebounds, Marc Gasol scored 14 points and the Memphis Grizzlies won their seventh straight game, 76-72 over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night.
Deron Williams had 22 points and nine assists, Joe Johnson scored 20 points and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 12 points down in the third quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 97-86 Sunday night.
The Brooklyn Nets rallied during the fourth quarter, but ended up falling short Sunday night as they lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 97-88.
“I’ve always thought it as something that was still holding the country back,” Jay-Z said, referencing the fact that same-sex marriage is not recognized nationwide.
When Craig learned of the Nets’ plan to import bagels from Florida when they make to move to Brooklyn, he wanted answers. He eventually got them from the Nets’ brass, but in the meantime he did a little speculating along with Boomer.
Magic center Dwight Howard has made a definitive decision regarding his future, and it doesn’t spell good news for Nets fans. Howard has signed papers agreeing to waive the early termination option in his contract, and he will be with the Magic to begin the 2012-13 season.
It was a rough week in New York sports. From the Jets and Giants to the Yankees and Rangers, there wasn’t a lot to be happy about.
The NBA’s Nets want a new public-address announcer for their move to Brooklyn next year. And it wouldn’t hurt if the candidate spoke fluent Brooklynese.
New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams has arrived in Istanbul to start his stint with Turkish basketball team Besiktas.
New Jersey Nets guard Jordan Farmar says he is looking forward to a “great life experience” when he plays for Israeli champion Maccabi Tel Aviv during the NBA lockout.