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.
Joe Johnson scored 29 points and Andray Blatche added 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 127-110 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday in the fourth regular-season NBA game to be played in the British capital.
A spokeswoman for Bieber said late Thursday that the 19-year-old pop star was given oxygen and took a 20-minute reprieve after fainting backstage at London’s O2 Arena.
Back in London and back on the basketball court, Carmelo Anthony went right back to his winning ways.
The Rolling Stones got together 50 years ago and will be celebrating that anniversary with concerts in New Jersey.
The Knicks are going global. The NBA said that the Pistons and Knicks will play on Jan. 17 at the O2 Arena, the site of this year’s Olympic gold-medal game.
On Friday afternoon, Deron Williams and the Nets will take the court against the Toronto Raptors at London’s O2 Arena. The teams will play again Saturday night.
Nets point guard Deron Williams says he will play despite a hand injury against the Raptors on Friday in the NBA’s first regular-season game in Europe.
The NBA believes it can get to Europe someday, but in the meantime there’s building to do. The next phase comes this week, when the Nets and Raptors the play league’s first regular-season games in Europe.