Rajon Rondo returned from a broken hand and had 13 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds in the season opener Wednesday night to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 121-105.
The show did not go on as planned Wednesday night at Carnegie Hall due to a strike by the stagehands’ union.
The Nets’ opener at Barclays Center won’t go on as planned after all due to the devastating effects of megastorm Sandy.
Opting to play a game on a Wednesday for the first time in more than 60 years, the Giants will open the regular season on Sept. 5 to avoid conflicting with President Barack Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention the following night.
New Jersey Nets head coach Avery Johnson joined Joe Benigno & Evan Roberts to talk about Wednesday’s home opener against the Detroit Pistons.
The Toronto Raptors are wondering how they’re going to replace an All-Star big man who was the face of their franchise. The New York Knicks are curious how much better they’re going to be with one.
After struggling through seasons they would probably prefer to forget, the Detroit Pistons and New Jersey Nets are realistic about their chances in a competitive Eastern Conference.
The Boston fans needed just 45 minutes to pronounce their verdict on the NBA’s alleged new superteam: “Over-rated!”
Center Timofey Mozgov is questionable for the New York Knicks’ season opener at Toronto because of a left hip contusion.
For football fans in the Big Easy, “Lombardi Gras” just keeps on rolling.