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Commercial breaks, timeouts and halftime are the best opportunities to take a bathroom break or hit the concession stands when you attend a sporting event. It’s the only way to assure that you don’t miss any of the action, and if you paid good money for a ticket you want to get the full experience. However, these are the times when bathroom and concession lines are the longest...
Nets’ GM, Billy King, informed the local media that Joe Johnson will not play Friday night against the Houston Rockets due to plantar fasciitis.
Johnson’s foot became distressed after the win over the Bucks on Wednesday and he did not participate in the team shoot around on Friday. King is not worried about the injury being a long-term issue, and thus, Johnson is listed as day-to-day.
MarShon Brooks, was a role player on the Nets last year as a rookie, with what many believed to be a bright future. He averaged 12.6 points a game in 47 starts, only Kyrie Irving and Brandon Knight averaged more among rookies. With the addition of Joe Johnson, his role and production has taken a toll (5 ppg, 11 mpg), but not his confidence.
According to the NY Daily News:
Nets’ head coach P.J. Carlesimo described Deron Williams’ ankles as “not good at all” in an interview with ESPN radio on Thursday. The point guard will receive cortisone shots in both ankles Thursday.
According to ESPN:
Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams told reporters in Milwaukee that he’ll receive cortisone shots in both his ankles Thursday.
Williams has not had...
Deron Williams has received at least eight shots in his inflamed ankles in the last four months. The New York Daily News reported that D-Will received two cortisone shots Thursday. He'd previously received four cortisone shots and two platelet-rich
Williams made just 5-of-17 shots, finishing with 15 points and 13 assists in Friday night's loss to the...
Joe Johnson will miss his second straight game with a sore left heel. Double J, who sat out Brooklyn's Friday night loss to the Houston Rockets, will miss Sunday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Nets announced Johnson's absence as well as Jerry Stackhouse, who will get some rest.
ESPN New York reported that Johnson felt pain in his heel prior to the All...
Deron Williams missed the Brooklyn Nets' final two games before the All-Star break last week in order to rest his ankles.
Apparently, the Brooklyn Nets were interested in Paul Pierce. However, the Boston Celtics have no intentions of trading Pierce. At least not to the Nets and not for what was offered.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Celtics like Pierce. They understand his value, and they understand he is what will keep Kevin Garnett happy. Really, the Celtics would...
Billy King is not concerned about the severity of Joe Johnson's foot injury.
The Nets were pretty happy yesterday, thanks to Joe Johnson
When: 8:00 PM: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center; Milwaukee, WI
TV: YES Network
As Josh Smith (and even Paul Pierce) trade rumors float around the Nets, they have to bear down and worry about an actual game tonight as they look to build off of last night'...
I can only imagine the life and times of Pro Sports PR Guy (and/or Gal). Scoring that gig must have felt like such a coup right out of college when all your buddies were applying for barista internships and moving back into their parents’ house. But then days and weeks and months of researching and tweeting boring stat after trivial stat after useless stat goes by and it dawns...
The first domino of the trade deadline fell Wednesday night when the Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets completed a three team trade that sent Marcus Morris from the Rockets to Suns, Patrick Patterson, Cole Aldrich and Toney Douglas to the Kings and Thomas Robinson, Francisco Garcia and Tyler Honeycutt to the Rockets. Houston also gets a couple of second round picks...