Found April 06, 2014 on Basketball Bicker:
Kevin Garnett returned for the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday to take on the Philadelphia 76ers after a 19-game absence due to back spasms, and the “Big Ticket” was extremely active. Garnett collected 10 points, four rebounds and a block in 13 minutes of action as the Nets grabbed the 105-101 win. Brooklyn has gone 3-1 against the Philadelphia 76ers on the season. The floor general Deron Williams led the way with 19 points, nine assists and four rebounds. Brooklyn shared the basketball extremely well Saturday night, as six players found their way to double-digit figures: Mason Plumlee (16), Joe Johnson (12), Paul Pierce (11), Andray Blatche (10). When the Nets move the basketball and finish off plays, they can be tough to beat. The Nets shot 51.2 percent from the field, moving to 18-1 when shooting at 50 percent or above. Brooklyn dominated down low, out-scoring the 76ers 60-40 in the paint. The Nets also made crucial defensive stops in the final seconds of the fourth quarter after the S...

Kevin Garnett makes triumphant return in easy Nets victory over 76ers

Kevin Garnett had been away from the Nets for so long that some teammates, and even coach Jason Kidd, joked with him prior to Saturday night’s game against the 76ers that he should be treated like a rookie. And despite being in the 19th year of a Hall of Fame career, Garnett admitted to feeling nervous before stepping on the floor. But after missing 19 games over the last five...

Nets' Kevin Garnett returns in win over 76ers

The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday by the score of 105-101. The win was the second straight for the Nets, who improved to 42-34 on the season. With six games to play the Nets are 2 1/2 games behind the Toronto Raptors in the Atlantic Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference. The Nets saw the return of veteran power forward/center Kevin Garnett...

Nets commentator believes Paul Pierce will return to Brooklyn, Garnett's future is uncertain

Brooklyn Nets play-by-play man for the YES Network, Ian Eagle, discussed the future of former Celtics Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett with Celtics Beat on CLNS Radio today. His interview begins at the 35 minute mark of the embedded interview below.Eagle expects that Pierce, who will become a free agent at the end of the season, will opt to stay in Brooklyn. While Pierce began the season...

Nets' Kevin Garnett expected to play tonight

The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Detroit Pistons on Friday by the score of 116-104. The win improved the Nets to 41-34, second in the Atlantic Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference. With seven games left in the season, the Nets have a chance to catch either the Toronto Raptors and Chicago Bulls for third or fourth in the conference. Veteran forward Kevin Garnett is expected...

Ian Eagle: Expect Paul Pierce to Return to Brooklyn: Kevin Garnett an Uncertainty

Voice of the Brooklyn Nets, Ian Eagle said that former members of the Boston Celtics Paul Pierce & Kevin Garnett may have different futures   Your browser doesn't support audio. Please download the file: audio/mpeg There was a lot of talk earlier in the season that former captain of the Boston Celtics, Paul Pierce, had not truly accepted the trade that sent him and fellow...

Nets' home winning streak hits 15 with 116-104 win over Pistons

It was the same old story for the Nets in Brooklyn Friday night, continuing their dominance over the last two months inside Barclays Center with an easy 116-104 win over the Pistons. The news came after the game, when coach Jason Kidd said Kevin Garnett could make his long-awaited return to the floor Saturday in Philadelphia where the Nets begin a three-game road trip against the...

Garnett back in Nets lineup after missing 19 games

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Brooklyn center Kevin Garnett returned to the starting lineup after missing 19 games because of back spasms.

Garnett solid, lifts Brooklyn past 76ers 105-101

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kevin Garnett scored 10 points in his first game in more than five weeks to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 105-101 Saturday night.

Kevin Garnett may return to Nets lineup Saturday against Sixers

After his team's 116-104 victory over the Detroit Pistons, Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd said that Kevin Garnett would travel with the team to Philadelphia for their Saturday night game against the Philadelphia 76ers, and may play for the first time in over a month. "He felt better today," Kidd said. "We'll see how his plane ride goes, and then we'll...

Pistons fall to Nets

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shaun Livingston scored 23 points, Mirza Teletovic made six 3-pointers and added 20, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Detroit Pistons 116-104 on Friday night to extend their home winning streak to 15 games. Brooklyn made seven straight from beyond the arc in the second quarter to take control, led by Teletovic, who made four. In all, the Nets outscored Detroit 35-9...

Nets-76ers Preview

While they've rolled to the longest home winning streak in franchise history, the Brooklyn Nets have had a difficult time pulling out road victories of late.

Mason Plumlee's rise during Kevin Garnett's absence

Editor’s note: This was a guess post from Justin Becker of You can follow him on twitter at @NBAFantasyInfo, and you can follow the Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues Google+ Page. For more NBA basketball news visit, a fantasy basketball blog.The Brooklyn Nets suffered a big loss when they lost All-Star...

Nets use 3-point attack to beat Pistons 116-104

NEW YORK (AP) Shaun Livingston scored 23 points, Mirza Teletovic made six 3-pointers and added 20, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Detroit Pistons 116-104 on Friday night to extend their home winning streak to 15 games.
Nets News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.