Short-Handed Nets Fall To MagicEastern Conference-leading Brooklyn dropped to 21-9. The Nets had won four in a row.
Harden Rallies Nets To Win Over Magic As Durant SitsHarden scored the final five from the free throw line as Brooklyn reduced its halftime deficit to 62-53.
Magic Rally Late, Beat Knicks To Stop 3-Game SlideOrlando trailed 96-94 with 1:54 left but stunned the Knicks by outscoring them 10-2 the rest of the way for their second road win of the season – both at Madison Square Garden.
Kevin Durant, James Harden Lead Nets Past MagicDurant, the NBA’s leading scorer at 29.5 points per game, made 11 of 12 shots, including both of his 3-point attempts, to help Brooklyn win for the sixth time in seven games.
Knicks Make 24 3s, Cruise Past Rebuilding MagicTom Thibodeau certainly has plenty to be pleased about these days, with his Knicks off to a 2-0 start for the first time since the 2012-13 season.
Nets' Winning Streak Ends At 6 Games With Loss To MagicThe Magic overcame Kyrie Irving’s season-best 43 points to stop Brooklyn’s winning streak at six games. The Nets also had their franchise-record, eight-game road winning halted.
Randle's Third Triple-Double Lifts Knicks Over MagicRandle has nine triple-doubles in his seven-year NBA career and became the first Knicks player with three or more in a season since Micheal Ray Richardson had seven in 1981-82.
Magic Rally Past Knicks, Ending 3-Game Winning StreakThe Knicks shot 6 of 20 in the third quarter and 12 of 48 (25%) in the second half as their season-best three-game winning streak ended.
Harden Debuts With Triple-Double, Durant Scores 42, Nets WinHarden had no practice time with the Nets and sure didn't need it, becoming the first player in franchise history to have a triple-double in his debut.
Magic Beat Nets In Restart Opener, Move Up To 7thBrooklyn won its last three before the stoppage, but the decimated team that returned is a shell of the one that beat the Lakers in Los Angeles in its final game.
Knicks Edge Magic For Third Straight WinJulius Randle scored 22 points, Taj Gibson had 19 and the Knicks beat the Magic for their third straight victory.
Fultz Scores Career-Best 25 To Lead Magic Over NetsJoe Harris and Spencer Dinwiddie scored 16 apiece for the Nets, who lost their sixth straight game.
Russell Matches Career High As Nets Beat Magic, 117-115D'Angelo Russell matched his career high with 40 points and the Brooklyn Nets came back from a 21-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 117-115 on Friday night.
NBA Coaching Candidates: Perfect Hires For Every OpeningSeveral NBA teams, Knicks, Suns and Hawks among them, are searching for a head coach who would be the right fit.
Knicks Beat Orlando Magic, Break 8-Game Losing StreakTrey Burke came off the bench with a season-high 26 points and six assists Thursday night to help the New York Knicks break an eight-game losing streak with a victory over the Orlando Magic.