Found May 02, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
PLAYERS: Joe Johnson
TEAMS: Brooklyn Nets
Prior to Game 6, a must win for the Nets to stay alive, Joe Johnson said he’s a decoy on the court for the Nets as he battles plantar fasciitis in his left foot. According to Newsday: “Late in games, I try to do what I can do to get us over the hump. I just have to play through it and gut it out . . . It’s kind of like I’m out there on one leg now. I’m a decoy, a spot-up shooter. I’m the bailout guy if you can’t find a shot.”

Nate Robinson puts Kris Humphries on skates

Tweet   Nate Robinson is a player some Chicago Bulls fans have a love/hate relationship with. His shot selection can be erratic at times. His decision making with the ball isn’t always the best. On the other hand, Nate has the ability to catch fire and score alot of points in a hurry like he [...]

Here’s Video of Gerald Wallace Blowing a Wide Open Layup

Quick note to young hoops players – the glass is your friend. In Thursday night’s game 6 against the Bulls, Brooklyn’s Gerald Wallace got lost in the land of indecisiveness and made the bunny layup interesting. Bunny layups should never be interesting. And then he did what any standup basketball player does when he misses an easy shot – he gets defensive with the refs. The...

Nets win in Chicago, force Game 7

Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson each scored 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets again avoided elimination, beating the short-handed Chicago Bulls 95-92 Thursday to tie their first-round series at 3. The series goes back to Brooklyn for Game 7 on Saturday. The winner gets Miami in the second round. The Bulls hung in until the end even though they were missing Luol Deng...

Brook Lopez Doesn’t want the Playoffs to End because he Lacks a Social Life

    Typically this late into a NBA season, there has to be something motivating a player for the long haul of the playoffs. Whether that be the chase for that coveted championship ring, a new contract, or simply just the love of the game, there is something internally that motivates a player. Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has positioned himself as one of the best big men in...

(VIDEO) Nate Robinson Crosses Kris Humphries Up….Badly

There aren’t many players in the NBA that are more fun to watch than the 5’9″ Nate Robinson. Robinson has put on a show in the playoffs so far this year. His fourth quarter performance in Game 4 was one of the best playoff performances of all time. However, Nate Robinson’s crossover on Krim Humphires last night may have been his best move yet. He made Humphries look stupid...

Nets beat Bulls 95-92, force Game 7

The Brooklyn Nets wiped out their deficit. Now, they will try and finish off an improbable comeback. The Nets are one win away from overcoming a 3-1 series hole after beating Chicago 95-92 Thursday night to force a seventh game. Then again, the way Gerald Wallace sees it, they never should have been in that predicament. ''We feel like we're the better team,''...

A Conversation With Jerry Stackhouse

CHICAGO --- In a league where the average career length is less than five years, Jerry Stackhouse has parlayed his skills and smarts into a 17-year career, while being a part of eight teams.

Nate Robinson Embarrasses Kris Humphries


Gerald Wallace misses wide-open lay-up against Bulls

Over the years here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we posted some pretty classic missed lay-ups but this one by Brooklyn Nets forward Gerald Wallace is a pretty epic one. Watch as Wallace blows an uncontested lay-up right near the hoop against the Chicago Bulls in game six of their first round playoff series: *** Gerald Wallace airballs easiest lay-up attempt of his career [The Brooklyn Game]

Nate Robinson breaks Kris Humphries ankles on lay-up

Despite losing last night’s game six to Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls guard Nate Robinson put together a gutty performance with the stomach flu. In the fourth quarter of play, Robinson was matched up with Brooklyn Nets forward Kris Humphries and used a nice hesitation move to cause Kris to play some less than stellar defense:

Playoffs Game #6, Series#1 Recap: Nets 95, Bulls 92. The One Where Game 7 Was Forced

Each member of the Nets' Big Three (Joe, Deron, Brook) scored 17 points as Brooklyn stunned the United Center crowd to force a Game 7 with the Bulls Well, they did it, somehow. It wasn't easy, was nerveracking, and was unsure throughout, but the Nets' first-ever road playoff win as a Brooklyn team did the job, to be certain. Coming into tonight's pivotal...

Bulls-Nets Preview

Time for the Nets' biggest game in Brooklyn. The Nets have brought their first-round series against Chicago to a Game 7, a victory away from equaling the largest playoff comeback in NBA history. And they've brought it back home, where Barclays Center has to be more than a beautiful, $1 billion building. They are counting on a true home-court advantage against whichever...

Playoffs Game #6, Series#1 Preview: Brooklyn Nets (2-3) at Chicago Bulls (3-2)

Hinrich missed Game 5, a Nets win, with the same calf injury that is causing him to miss Game 6. Luol Deng, with some sort of viral infection, is out too When: 8:00 PM; Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 Where: United Center; Chicago, IL TV: YES/TNT Kirk Hinrich is out with a calf injury and Luol Deng has a viral infection. On the other hand, the Nets are completely...
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