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Regardless of what players they're missing due to injury, Tom Thibodeau's Bulls never give up, ever
Even though the Nets have been firmly entrenched in the #4 spot in the Eastern Conference for awhile now, who will face them in the 1st round of the playoffs (the #5 seed) still hasn't been determined yet, and the race for the spot between the Bulls and the Hawks has come down to the last day of the regular season, today (the 17th of April). Right now, Chicago and Atlanta each sit at 44-37, with the Bulls holding the tiebreaker because of their 2-1 edge in the season series.
This means that, with the Bulls playing the Wizards at the United Center and the Hawks taking on the Knicks at MSG later this evening, just a Chicago win OR Atlanta loss would give the Bulls the #5 seed and the Hawks the #6, matching up Brooklyn with Thibs' squad in the 1st Round and Atlanta with Frank Vogel's Pacers.
As the Nets' record vs the Bulls this year ...
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The Brooklyn Nets will play their first playoff series since 2007, and their first ever in Brooklyn – and all black everything will be their home-court playoff theme. Fans are encouraged to wear black for the “blackout” and the Nets will seek permission to wear their away jerseys at home.
According to the NY Times:
“The goal is to wear black at home,” said Fred Mangione...
Toko (Nets rookie forward Tornike Shengalia from the Republic of Georgia) has quickly become a Brooklyn fan favorite, even though he hasn't played much. But tonight, he played a lot, and was a big role in the Nets winning this meaningless game
You know that sick point-guard matchup between Deron Williams and John Wall that I mentioned in the preview? Well...
The Brooklyn Nets are peaking at just the right time thanks to the much-improved play of Deron Williams.
Andre Blatche has been a very productive bench player for the Brooklyn Nets this season, which if you’re familiar with the 6-foot-11 forward’s past, is somewhat surprising.
Blatche has played in all 81 games for the Nets this season and is averaging 10.2 points, 5.1 rebounds in 18.9 minutes per game and shooting 51 percent from the field.
But, according to a story courtesy Pro...
Monday, April 15th, 2013
7:30 PM ET
TV: Comcast SportsNet HD
Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier
Radio: 106.7 FM/1500 AM
Dave Johnson and Glenn Consor
Brook Lopez scored 20 points and reserve Andray Blatche added 15 as the playoff-bound Brooklyn Nets held off the Detroit Pistons 103-99 on Wednesday night.
Kris Humphries had 11 points and Joe Johnson added 10 for Brooklyn, winners of two straight. The Nets wrapped up their first regular season after leaving New Jersey and will open their first playoff series in six years at home...
The Brooklyn Nets still don't know who they'll play in the first round of the playoffs, but they hope to be fully rested and healthy once it starts.
With the Eastern Conference's fourth seed locked up, the Nets will go for their first season sweep of the Detroit Pistons in franchise history and sixth win in seven games overall Wednesday night in Brooklyn.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brook Lopez scored 20 points and reserve Andray Blatche added 15 as the playoff-bound Brooklyn Nets held off the Detroit Pistons 103-99 on Wednesday night. Kris Humphries had 11 points and Joe Johnson added 10 for Brooklyn, winners of two straight. The Nets wrapped up their first regular season after leaving New Jersey and will open their first playoff series...
With 20 points and nine rebounds, Brook Lopez had another big game against a good center (Greg Monroe). Too bad the Nets' win over the Pistons was completely meaningless
Even in a game that bore absolutely no meaning on their playoff standing at all, the Brooklyn Nets finished off their 1st regular season in the Better Borough in the best way possible, a...
John Wall-Deron Williams point guard matchup? I'll take it
When: 7:30 PM; Monday, April 15th, 2013
Where: Barclays Center; Brooklyn, NY
TV: YES Network
The Nets are resting, the Wizards are tanking, and this game doesn't matter. #PrayersForBoston.
WAS- Wall (PG), Temple (SG), Martin (SF), Booker (PF), Okafor (C)
Tom Thibodeau is optimistic he will have Joakim Noah available against the Nets.
4/15/2013 - Barclay's Center, Brooklyn, NY
ESPN Boxscore - NBA.com Game Highlights
The Wizards went into Brooklyn last night to play a game that would easily be mistaken for a Summer League matchup. With several key contributors from both teams sitting out the rest of the season, it was a battle between sloppy...