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NEW YORK -- Deron Williams had 20 points and nine assists and Brook Lopez added 16 points, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 97-77 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night at the Barclays Center. The win enabled the Nets (27-18) to snap a two-game losing streak, winning for the eighth straight game at home. It's the longest home win streak for the Nets' franchise since 2006, when they won nine in a row. The loss was the sixth straight for the Magic (14-30), who lost all four games to Brooklyn this season. The win also enabled Nets interim coach P.J. Carlesimo to improve his record to 13-4 since replacing Avery Johnson last month. It gave the Nets 11 wins in January, their second 11-win month this season, joining November as 11-win months. It's the first time in franchise history that the Nets won 11 games in two months in the same season. The Nets outscored the Magic 23-4 in the first six minutes of the fourth quarter, blowing the game open in the process. Orl...
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Glen “Big Baby” Davis wants opposing teams to know that he’s IN the battle but he’s actually a lover not a fighter. During Monday nights Magic game against the Nets. Big Baby tried to foul but caught him and gingerly placed him out of bounds.
Well wasn’t that thoughtful. The Nets win this one by 20. 97-77.
The Nets hope Brook Lopez, Deron Williams, or Joe Johnson will be named to the team as Rajon Rondo's replacement.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Like Brooklyn bullies, the Nets love picking on the little guys.
They beat Orlando four times this season and are 17-0 against teams that were under .500 when they played them.
Now the big boys are coming to Barclays Center.
Deron Williams had 20 points and nine assists, and the Nets beat the Magic 97-77 on Monday night for their eighth straight home victory....
Sometimes NBA players have nowhere to hid from flying balls and during tonight's Orlando Magic/Brooklyn Nets game, Nets forward Andray Blatche took one right to the mug.With less than three minutes to play, Orlando reserve Kyle O'Quinn was trying to save a possession and fired a ball going out of bounds at Blatche.That's when Andray world got a little shook up:
Magic forward Kyle O’Quinn looked to save a ball heading out of bounds by hitting it off Brooklyn Net Andray Blatche. Forehead would have been easier than where he took the slam - his...
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Welcome to the first installment of my weekly post where I, Scott from Crabdribbles.com, bring to you the best performance and top five plays from the past week in the D-League. It’s pretty simple, really — if you play well and your team wins, you have a good chance to secure the week’s top honors. And as far as the to five plays plays go, simply throw down a thunderous dunk...
Keith Bogans and Joe Johnson lit up the Magic from three-point range tonight, combining for 25 points on 6-11 shooting from behind the arc
Another poor third quarter made the chances of an easy Nets win much more slim, but ultimately wasn't bad enough to allow the lowly Orlando Magic into seizing the lead from the home team tonight at the Barclays Center. In sweeping...
P.J. Carlesimo is convinced after a month on the job: The Brooklyn Nets are a winning team.
He still needs to see, even after one of the best months in franchise history, if they can consistently be one against the teams already at that level.
Well, here comes their chance.
The Nets begin a tough three-game stretch Wednesday night against LeBron James and the NBA champion Miami...
It's not often that you get to see an NBA player catch another but during Monday night's Brooklyn Nets/Orlando Magic affair, Orlando's Glen Davis came up holding Brooklyn's Gerald Wallace.The moment happened in the third quarter of play and watch as Glen catches "Crash" after a drive attempt:
Game time: 7:30 PM ET
TV: FOX Sports Florida
The Brooklyn Nets have been playing better basketball under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo, but have dropped two in a row after having problems defending the paint. The outlook for the Orlando Magic appears much worse, as they've lost five straight heading into a five-game road trip.
Brooklyn will try to shore up its interior defense...
Brooklyn Nets Brook Lopez may finally be getting the respect he deserves. ESPN New York is reporting that Lopez will replace injured Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo on the All Star team.
David Stern made the choice to choose Lopez who is having a quality season. This is Lopez’s first All-Star selection. He is averaging 18.6 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.2 blocks for the Nets,...
Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has been chosen to replace the injured Rajon Rondo on the Eastern Conference All-Star team.
Commissioner David Stern on Wednesday selected Lopez, who is averaging 18.6 points and 7.3 rebounds for the second-place Nets.
Rondo, the Boston Celtics point guard who was voted to start the Feb. 17 game in Houston, has a torn ACL. The East head coach, likely...