The NBA’s first openly gay player had finished his second 10-day contract, which meant the Nets had to sign him for the remainder of the season if they wanted to keep him.
Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 29 points in the third quarter, Mirza Teletovic scored 17 off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets beat Miami for the third time in as many tries this season, topping the Heat 96-95 on Wednesday night.
Deron Williams and Shaun Livingston each scored 18 points and an ailing Paul Pierce hit a 3-pointer with 1:14 remaining to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 101-97 victory over the Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors on Monday night.
Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and the Boston Celtics dominated the boards to beat Brooklyn 91-84 and stop the Nets’ four-game winning streak Friday night.
Joe Johnson scored 21 points, Marcus Thornton came off the bench for 20, and the Brooklyn Nets powered their way above .500 for the first time this season by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 103-94 on Wednesday night.
Jason Collins played the final minutes of a winning home debut with the Brooklyn Nets, who cooled off the Chicago Bulls with a 96-80 victory Monday night.
Marcus Thornton scored 12 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 107-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
The Portland Trail Blazers routed the Brooklyn Nets 124-80 on Wednesday night. Deron Williams had 12 points to lead for the Nets, who had their lowest point total this season.
Jason Collins played his first game with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night, becoming the first openly gay active player in the four major U.S. professional sports leagues.
Joe Johnson scored 27 points, Andre Blatche had 25 and Brooklyn beat the Utah Jazz 105-99 Wednesday night for the Nets’ first win in Utah since 2008.
In Brooklyn Bounce, Simon & Schuster author Jake Appleman takes readers through the Brooklyn Nets’ first basketball season in their new home. Here, Jake gives us an insider’s tips on where to eat, drink and sit during a Nets game at the Barclays Center.
Paul Pierce scored 25 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets over the Charlotte Bobcats 105-89 on Wednesday night.
Andre Drummond had 15 points and 21 assists, Brandon Jennings narrowly missed a triple-double and the Detroit Pistons beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-95 Friday night.
Alan Anderson scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half, helping the Brooklyn Nets pull away from the short-handed San Antonio Spurs for a 103-89 victory Thursday night.
Paul Pierce scored 25 points, Deron Williams added 21 and the Brooklyn Nets stopped a three-game losing streak by holding on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 108-102 on Monday night.