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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, who had missed the previous 19 games due to back spasms. Erik Cleves Kristensen via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported by Brett Pollakoff of, Nets head coach  Jason Kidd put Garnett into the lineup without hesitation against the 76ers. Garnett's minutes were limited but didn't appear to miss a beat. In 13 minutes of action, Garnett shot 5-of-6 from the floor and scored 10 points, to go along with four rebounds, a steal, an assist and a blocked shot.Garnett shared minutes up front with Andray Blatche and Mason Plumlee. Baltche had 10 points and five rebounds in 11 minutes, while Plumle...

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...

Kevin Garnett Returns to Help Brooklyn Nets Top 76ers, 105-101

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...

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...

WATCH: Mason Plumlee blocks LeBron to win game

In their last meeting of the regular season, the Brooklyn Nets prevailed in a tight game against the Miami Heat. The Heat were unable to beat the Nets during the regular season, which has to give the Nets some confidence heading into the postseason. The game came down to LeBron barreling down the lane with the clock running down. Sounds like good news for the Heat, right? Well, not...

WATCH: Mason Plumlee Blocks LeBron James, Nets Sweep Heat

When the Nets selected Mason Plumlee with the 22nd pick in this year’s draft, there was an expectation that the rookie would spend much time in the D-League to work on his game, and would not factor into the Nets short-term plans. However, a numerous amount of circumstances, most notably the injury to Kevin Garnett, has forced Plumlee into action, and he has responded better than...

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.

Vine: Mason Plumlee Blocks LeBron James At End Of Game, Nets Sweep Season Series Against Heat

The Brooklyn Nets got off to a terrible start this year, but with only a handful of games left in the regular season, they’re not a team anyone wants to draw in the playoffs. Jason Kidd’s resurgent Nets just captured their fourth win of the season against the Miami Heat, making them the first team to sweep LeBron James in a four game season series in his career. Tonight’s game...

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.

Brooklyn Nets: Mason Plumlee Rejects LeBron James In Final Seconds to Seal Victory

The game was in the balance. Seconds to play, Heat down one, LeBron James with the ball going up for the game winning dunk. He’s the King, the Heat are going to win. Nets rookie sensation Mason Plumlee said, “Not tonight”, rejecting James at the rim on a play that ended up being the game saver in the Nets 88-87 win over Miami. The Nets are now 4-0 against the Heat and are the...

Heat bested at home by Nets as Brooklyn sweeps season series

MIAMI (AP) -- Joe Johnson scored 19 points, Mason Plumlee was credited with a block on LeBron James' dunk attempt in the final seconds, and the Brooklyn Nets finished off a four-game season sweep of Miami by beating the Heat 88-87 on Tuesday night. It was the third time Brooklyn beat Miami by a single point; the other win came in double-overtime. Marcus Thornton scored 16 points...

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...

Mason Plumlee blocked LeBron James to end game between the Nets and Heat

Mason Plumlee blocked LeBron James game ending dunk, or did he? The refs didn’t see it as a foul and didn’t call it, so, just like baseball where the human element can determine the outcome of a game, the Nets beat the Heat. Admitted Heat fan, so if you see it differently, get lost. Related Posts LeBron James scored 25 points in the 1st quarter against the Cavs LeBron James...

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...

Mason Plumlee Blocks LeBron James’ Game-Winning Dunk Attempt (Video)

Nets rookie forward Mason Plumlee blocked LeBron James’ game-winning dunk attempt with four seconds remaining in Tuesday’s game in Miami. The Nets were able to get the rebound and won the game 88-87 to sweep the season series with the Heat. The post Mason Plumlee Blocks LeBron James’ Game-Winning Dunk Attempt (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.

Nets finish off sweep of Heat, win 88-87

MIAMI (AP) Joe Johnson scored 19 points, Mason Plumlee was credited with a block on LeBron James' dunk attempt in the final seconds, and the Brooklyn Nets finished off a four-game season sweep of Miami by beating the Heat 88-87 on Tuesday night.
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