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BY JIM HAGUE NEW YORK -- Deron Williams scored 18 of 24 points in the first half and made four clutch free throws in the final minute, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 94-89 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Friday night at the Barclays Center. The victory was the seventh straight home win for the Nets (24-16), who snapped a six-game losing streak to the Hawks dating to March 2011. The Hawks just defeated the Nets Wednesday in Atlanta. It's the longest home win streak for the franchise since 2006. The win also pushed interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo's record to 10-2. The Hawks (22-17) lost for the sixth straight time on the road and fell for the seventh time in their last nine games overall. The Nets received 20 points from Brook Lopez, 16 of which came after halftime and 18 from Joe Johnson. They also got 20 rebounds from Reggie Evans. The Nets had a 90-82 lead with two minutes left, but the Hawks sliced the lead to a single point after a thunderous slam dunk from J...
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NEW YORK -- With the outcome of Friday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks still hanging in the balance in the final minute, the Brooklyn Nets made sure that they got the ball in the hands of their point guard, even if he had missed his last nine attempts from the floor, because Deron Williams hasn't missed a free throw in what seemed like a lifetime. Interim head coach...
Atlanta Hawks guard Lou Williams is out for the season after tearing the ACL in his knee Friday against the Brooklyn Nets. See what his coach said about the injury.
Lou Williams' expression sums up the Hawks' recent struggles to a tee
Once upon a time this season (in fact, back on December 29th), the revamped Atlanta Hawks were on a roll, sitting at 19-9 and appearing to be a force-to-be-reckoned with in the Eastern Conference, a few months after getting rid of their franchise player, Joe Johnson, in a glorified salary dump...
Nets big man Kris Humphries is planning to sue a Los Angeles woman for defamation for accusing him of giving her the herpes virus. Kayla Goldberg filed a sexual battery lawsuit against Humphries first, claiming that he gave her the STD following a one night stand in August of 2010. That case is set to go to trial in February of 2014. However, Humphries lawyer, announced in preliminary...
Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson has been to the All-Star Game the past six seasons. And he believes he’s deserving of a seventh straight appearance.
“Definitely,” Johnson said. “You gonna keep double- and triple-teaming me as hard as people doing.” Then he laughed.
Asked who he felt was most deserving to be an All-Star reserve, Johnson responded, “If I...
X-rays can provide a sense of false hope, apparently.
When Hawks guard Lou Williams down with a right knee sprain during Atlanta's 94-89 loss to the Brookyn Nets Friday, the X-rays taken on site at the Nets' Barclays Center came back negative. However, after Dr. Michael Bernot of Peachtree Orthopedics in Atlanta examined Williams and took an MRI, the news came back much...
ATLANTA When Larry Drew returned to his office Saturday night, walking in from a short media session following his team's eighth loss in 10 games, his general manager, Danny Ferry, was waiting with one leg crossed over the other on his couch.
Safe to say, the Hawks head coach and general manager needed to have a discussion. Following their team's 98-93 loss to the San...
When it rains, it pours on the Atlanta Hawks. In addition to their issues with star forward Josh Smith, Atlanta has lost seven of their last ten games to fall to sixth place in the Eastern Conference. Saturday brought more bad news for Atlanta.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that Lou Williams, the team’s third leading scorer at 14.1 points per game, is out for...
Atlanta lost not only a game on Friday night, but also guard Lou Williams when he tore the ACL in his right knee in a 94-89 loss to Brooklyn. An MRI and X-rays on Saturday confirmed the injury, which will sideline Williams for the rest of the year. He was injured in the second quarter. While driving hard to the basket, his knee buckled. He left the floor in a wheelchair. Williams...
posted by Romy AquinoSooo.....the Raptors have lost three straight including a close one against the Bulls, the Bucks and another tough loss against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night. Aaron Gray got the start against the Nets and the centre who averages 2.1 ppg....threw down a vicious dunk that got the Raptors bench to geek out hard. Check it out.We love this dunk so much.....
Al Horford is a scratch from Friday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets due to a hamstring injury.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Hawks beat writer Chris Vivlamore reports that Horford is dressing but won't play unless the Hawks are in an emergency situation. The former Florida Gators' hamstring has been bothering him for a week to 10 days.
Horford is averaging...
Kayla Goldberg claims that The Hump gave her herpes after a one night stand last year and is suing him for Sexual Battery because he didn’t inform her he had the “Ron Mexico”.
Humphries legal team says that is ridiculous according to Radar Online and they plan on suing Goldberg for defamation of character. They say it is impossible because The Hump doesn’t have the “Ron...
Lou Williams’ knee buckled as he drove to the basket in the 2nd quarter of tonight’s game vs. the Brooklyn Nets. He was wheeled into the Hawks locker room and did not return. It’s being called a right knee strain and he will be evaluated tonight as well as Saturday.