Humphries, in his fourth year with the Nets, is averaging 6.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 0.5 blocks in just 19.9 minutes per game. The eighth-year player has started in just 20 of the 41 games he’s played in.
Brook Lopez had 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won at Detroit for the first time since 2006, holding off the Pistons 93-90 on Wednesday night.
It’s established that LeBron James is the greatest current basketball player on the planet. But that doesn’t make the Heat star an expert on the state of the Nets.
Marc Gasol was 10 of 15 from the field, all of his points coming in the first half, as Memphis, which had seven players in double figures, won for the fourth time in the past five games.
I haven’t done this in a while, so here’s a look at the good, the bad and the ugly from this year’s final regular-season edition of the Knicks-Nets rivalry.
Carmelo Anthony is ready to gain an edge in the Atlantic Division race on Martin Luther King Day as the Knicks battle the Nets at MSG.
The Brooklyn Nets paid back the Hawks and now want to get even with the Knicks.
Reggie Evans grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds, Deron Williams scored 22 points and the Brooklyn Nets improved to 6-1 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo with a 109-89 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night.
It’s been a rarity this season, especially this cruel month in which the Nets have registered but four wins in 14 games, but the YES cameras caught various Nets smiling throughout the telecast of this laugher.
With more than a quarter of the season in the books, Johnson’s honeymoon is over and he has run out of mulligans. As the Nets travel to Manhattan, Johnson’s team is on life support.
If the rivalry hadn’t started when the Nets left New Jersey and set up shop in the Knicks’ city, it surely arrived when Jason Kidd delivered the tiebreaking 3-pointer Tuesday night, making himself an enemy of his former franchise.
Wasn’t Brook Lopez supposed to be the Nets’ weak link defensively? It turns out that Brooklyn can be just as generous with the seven-footer center on the sidelines.
Nets forward Gerald Wallace has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for flopping, joining teammate Reggie Evans as the only repeat offenders under the league’s new penalty system.
Even after the brawl, there was little that the Celtics could do about it anyway, thanks to all the weapons remaining in the Nets’ arsenal. It wasn’t a fair fight.
For nearly three hours, both teams competed for each New York basketball fan’s heart — if not always very well, then certainly with all their might. The lead changes, missed opportunities and curious strategy all had me on the cusp of detonation.