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.
Deron Williams had 22 points and nine assists, Joe Johnson scored 20 points and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 12 points down in the third quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 97-86 Sunday night.
But more important than the Mets’ win on Wednesday night was how they won. This team clearly takes their cues from Terry Collins, who has insisted they can be successful. They’re proving him right.
Don’t think for a moment Jason Bay’s return and the Mets’ 4-game winning streak are mutually exclusive events. The offensive cause-and-effect of his return to the Mets’ lineup cannot be overstated.
Top-ranked Connecticut’s record 90-game winning streak is over. The Huskies never led and were beaten by No. 9 Stanford 71-59 on Thursday night, ending a remarkable run that drew national attention.
Coach Geno Auriemma and his players — just Huskies, never the Lady Huskies — have been so dominant that some in the sports world have even suggested their overwhelming success is no good for the game.
Amar’e Stoudemire will try to become the second player in franchise history to record seven consecutive 30-point games when the surging Knicks go for their seventh straight win against the Washington Wizards on Friday night.
Looking to become the second player in team history with six straight 30-point games, Amar’e Stoudemire can help the Knicks record their longest winning streak in nearly five years as they host the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.