Nets Lose Harden, But Beat Rockets And Move Into 1st In EastAdmittedly down in the doldrums, the Brooklyn Nets were behind by 18 points in less than five minutes. By the end of the night, they were on top of the Eastern Conference.
Harden Has Triple-Double, Irving 27 As Nets Edge WolvesJames Harden had 38 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds, tying the Nets' single-season record with his 12th triple-double in just 32 games, and Brooklyn held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-107.
Irving, Harden Combine For 54 Points, Griffin Makes Debut As Nets Hold Off WizardsAnother former All-Star made his debut in Brooklyn, where a pair of current All-Stars helped carry the Nets to another victory.
Irving's 34, Harden's Triple-Double Help Nets Edge KnicksKyrie Irving scored 34 points and Harden posted his 10th triple-double of the season, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 117-112 victory over the Knicks.
Irving Drops 40, Nets Make It 12 Wins In Last 13, Top CelticsThe first meeting between the Atlantic Division rivals since Christmas emphasized the gulf between the teams. Specifically, Brooklyn’s quick strike offense.
Kyrie Irving Pushes For Kobe Bryant To Be On NBA LogoThe current silhouette on the NBA logo is of another former Lakers legend, Jerry West, who was the Lakers general manager in 1996 and was responsible for drafting Kobe out of high school.
Irving, Nets Blast Magic, Run Win Streak To 8Kyrie Irving had 27 points and nine assists and the Nets extended their longest winning streak since moving to Brooklyn to eight games with a 129-92 rout of the Orlando Magic on Thursday night.
Huge Run To Close Fourth Quarter Lifts Nets To Win Over HeatJames Harden and Kevin Durant each scored 20 points despite three relatively quiet quarters, and the Brooklyn Nets broke away with a big run in the fourth to beat the Miami Heat 98-85 on Monday.
NBA Fines Nets' Kyrie Irving $50,000 For Violating Health And Safety ProtocolsThe Nets guard has been fined for violating the league's health and safety protocols after a video surfaced of him at his sister's birthday party maskless, indoors, around other people.
NBA Investigating Video Reportedly Showing Nets' Kyrie Irving Violating League's COVID Safety ProtocolsThe Nets are also looking into the incident and say his return to the court has not been established.
Durant, Irving Combine For 54 Points, But Hornets Send Nets To First Loss Of SeasonGordon Hayward had 28 points, seven assists and six rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets handed the Brooklyn Nets their first loss of the season, 106-104 on Sunday night.