Found January 04, 2012 on Boston Herald Sports:
TEAMS: Brooklyn Nets
It's not like the New Jersey Nets needed any more bad news. They enter tonight's matchup with the Celtics with...

Avery keeps faith in Nets

Despite his team's 1-5 start to the lockout-shortened NBA season, Nets coach Avery Johnson isn't ready to lose faith just yet. "This is not a dire moment for us," Johnson said after Monday night's 108-94 loss to the Pacers at the Prudential Center. "I am so encouraged . . there is no surrender. I am still just as excited about being the coach here, and...

Jermaine O’Neal expected to play tonight against New Jersey Nets

… as long as he doesn’t aggravate his hamstring while tying his shoes or brushing his teeth before the game.Deron Williams and Kris Humphries are both expected to miss the game, leaving Marshon Brooks and Sundiata Gaines as New Jersey’s two leading scorers.

Kris Humphries bears brunt of fans' wrath

Celtics fans were deprived last night of a favorite pastime of this young NBA season: Booing Kris Humphries. The...

NBA Rumor: Nets Interested in DeMarcus Cousins

Got a player you’re thinking of unloading? Any player. It doesn’t matter, because the Nets will probably take him. New Jersey is in dire straights right now and they need bodies; preferably ones who can play, but that’s would just be an added bonus at this point (Already down Brook Lopez, they’re rolling out a [...]

Rookie Brooks solid in his first NBA start

BOSTON — The MarShon Brooks Era of Celtics basketball lasted all of about six minutes. The MarShon Brooks Era of Nets basketball, which saw its first start last night, is expected to last a lot longer. Brooks was the 25th pick by the Celtics last June and before he was even...

Humphries day-to-day with sprained left shoulder

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Nets power forward Kris Humphries is day to day with a sprained left shoulder.

Short-handed Nets fall to Celtics

The Nets keep trying to find rock bottom, but it's proving to be an elusive target. With starters Deron Williams...

Nets without Williams vs. Celtics

Nets point guard Deron Williams will miss Wednesday's game against the Boston Celtics because of a sore right side, the team said.

Photo: Shelden Williams dunks the ball into his face, nobody is surprised

Since being selected fifth overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2006 NBA draft, New Jersey Nets reserve big man Shelden Williams has worked his way to a middling career as a 10th or 11th man on seven teams. Never the most talented player, Williams has had to use smarts and his hulking frame to aid defensively and do what he can offensively. And if you are curious as to what he can...

Celtics Wake Up In Second Half To Beat Injury Riddled Nets

The Celtics had a putrid first half against the Nets to say the least. The Nets, who were without their two stars were allowed to hang around in the first half thanks to the strong play of rookie Marshon Brooks and took a one point lead into the half 35 34. The Celtics were without [...]

New Jersey Nets (1-5) at Boston Celtics (3-3), 7:30 p.m. (ET)

Guess who's back on top in the Atlantic Division?
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