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Deron Williams played really well tonight, but had a brutal turnover late in the fourth quarter that led to the Grizzlies prevailing
No Joe Johnson at all. No Brook Lopez or Gerald Wallace in the fourth quarter. No foul call late in the game when D-Will drove to the hoop for a lay-up with the game tied. Tonight's Nets-Grizzlies game was a bunch of no's and absences for Brooklyn who literally just needed one break to go their way in the fourth quarter to win this game over one of the better Western Conference teams. Obviously, they would never get this break, leading to a tough loss, constituting their second-straight loss overall and sixth-straight to Southwest Division teams (0-6 on the year).
I'll keep it short because it's late but the game was a long, hard-fought, physical battle without much scoring, but with a lot of passion and fight. Reggie Evans matched up with Zach Randolph for much of the way, containing Z-Bo to 16 points and 14 reb...
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The Brooklyn Nets were without Joe Johnson for the second-straight game last night. Johnson has been battling a heel injury and was unable to go last night. He was a late scratch says Howard Beck of the New York Times. Johnson suffered the injury a few days ago and has been diagnosed with pan tar fascists. The condition is one of the more unpredictable as it can limit a player...
Joe Johnson will miss his second straight game with a sore left heel. Double J, who sat out Brooklyn's Friday night loss to the Houston Rockets, will miss Sunday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Nets announced Johnson's absence as well as Jerry Stackhouse, who will get some rest.
ESPN New York reported that Johnson felt pain in his heel prior to the All...
Deron Williams has received at least eight shots in his inflamed ankles in the last four months. The New York Daily News reported that D-Will received two cortisone shots Thursday. He'd previously received four cortisone shots and two platelet-rich
Williams made just 5-of-17 shots, finishing with 15 points and 13 assists in Friday night's loss to the...
Mikhail Prokhorov just sold his share of a Russian gold business for $3.6 billion, but he may soon find himself showing his star point guard Deron Williams how to close a deal when it counts.
The Brooklyn Nets owner was in his private box at Barclays Center Sunday night watching when Williams — who scored a game-high 24 points — couldn't come to terms when it counted and...
Most professional athletes have a hard time doubling as public speakers, but it is a part of their job description. The most overused phrase or filler among athletes who are being interviewed is “you know.” For whatever reason, this is the comfort zone for many people in pro sports when they’re standing in front of a microphone.
Brook Lopez took that to a different level a...
Brook has only played seven seconds in the fourth quarters of three of the Nets' last four games (H/T to Mike Mazzeo of ESPNNewYork.com). That has to end, now
The Nets have played four games since the NBA All-Star break, winning the first two, vs. Milwaukee, and losing the last two, vs. Houston and Memphis.
Interestingly enough, in these four games, Brooklyn...
Joe Johnson has missed the Nets' last two games with an ankle injury and might miss tonight's as well. As shown in the recent losses to the Rockets and Grizzlies, this team needs him on the court badly
When: 8:00 PM: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
Where: New Orleeans Arena; New Orleans, LA
TV: YES Network
It's a brotherly battle tonight in the...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Deron Williams snapped out of a lackluster second half in time to save the Brooklyn Nets from a painful collapse.
One game after coming up empty in the final minutes of a close loss to Memphis, Williams scored for 11 of his 31 points in the final 1:24 in New Orleans, and the Nets snapped a two-game skid by holding off the Hornets, 101-97 on Tuesday night.
Let’s look at the Bucks last 8 games, during which they have gone 1-7, and have attempted to completely crush my love of the Bucks and my basketball spirit in general.
L – Denver – 112-104 – Bucks get outscored 33-18 in the 4th.
L – Utah – 100-86 – Bucks never really in it.
L – Detroit – 105-100 – Vinneneuva hits a 3 w 10 secs left. Jennings has a chance to...