Hopefully, as Kidd explained in his press conference, this was all about basketball and not something related to Frank’s personal situation.
Chandler Parsons scored 21 points, making six 3-pointers, and the Houston Rockets picked up their fourth straight win, rolling to an easy 114-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
The NBA said Kidd intentionally spilled his drink on the court as an unusual stall tactic.
Nets head coach Jason Kidd appeared to tell Tyshawn Taylor to “hit me” as the guard walked toward the bench. Taylor then bumped into the Nets’ head coach, causing Kidd to spill a cup of soda on the court.
Most sports fans focus on baseball and football during October. For the new-look Brooklyn Nets, however, this just might be their most important month until April.
This will be the season when the Nets-Knicks rivalry will blow up and evolve into one of the greatest in pro sports.
Jason Kidd stepped outside of the coaching box, resulting in a technical foul called against Brooklyn.
Though Blatche’s high-risk decisions with the ball sometimes backfired, the skills he displayed had the fans begging for more.
The Nets have the No. 22 pick after going 49-33 last season, their first in Brooklyn. King said they could use some more athleticism and outside shooting off their bench.
“The Nets were willing last year to give up Brook Lopez and five first-round picks to get this guy,” Sheridan told Joe & Evan. “The Nets have been trying to get this guy for two years … They can get him without giving up Brook.”
When MarShon Brooks has his game going, he is a threat to score from almost any spot on the floor.
Thursday’s Nets-Knicks opener at the Barclays Center has been rescheduled to be played on November 26.
Even with two healthy feet, Lopez is no more than a statue defending the pick-and-roll. I found his attempts to corral Knicks point guard Raymond Felton last night a useful teaching tool to my 13-year-old son as to what not to do in those situations.
The Brooklyn Nets have signed second-round pick Tyshawn Taylor from Kansas. The Nets acquired the point guard’s rights in exchange for cash in a draft-night trade with Portland.
The Nets may be headed to New York this season, but at least they will take a newly acquired New Jersey native with them.