Posted January 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Brooklyn Nets dropped their final five home games to the Phoenix Suns when they were based in New Jersey, but that streak seems poised to end. The Nets can match a season high with their fifth straight win Friday night when they look to hand the Suns a fifth straight defeat and 12th in a row on the road. Phoenix (12-25) has taken the last five road matchups in this series heading into its first visit to Brooklyn (20-15). The Suns, however, had Steve Nash for those contests and were a much better team than this one - Phoenix enters with the Western Conference's second-worst record, having lost 10 of 11 games overall. This is the Suns' longest road skid since a 14-game slide from Jan. 3-Feb. 17, 1984. "Like I said to the guys, no one's going to dig us out of this, we've got to dig ourselves out of this," coach Alvin Gentry said. "And no one feels sorry for you in the NBA." Brooklyn, meanwhile, has won six of seven games under interim coach ...

Jermaine O'Neal gets ball stuck on the rim (Video)

Now here's something you don't see every day: Phoenix Suns center Jermaine O'Neal put his shot up - and it never came down. The ball came to rest on the back of the rim, causing a stoppage of play and resulting in a jump ball, during the second quarter of Tuesday night's NBA game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Would be curious as to what the odds are of that...

Police Say Andray Blatche’s Rape Accuser Not a Good Witness, Because She Was So Drunk

Here is the timeline from the moment Andray Blatche met a 21 year old woman at the strip club until she alleged he and his entourage raped her. Blatche met the woman at Delilah’s gentlemen’s club on Spring Garden Street At around 3:30 am the woman and her friends decided to go with Blatche and his friends to the Four Seasons. Blatche was the one that was renting the suite at...

P.J. Carlesimo has Obviously Talked to Andray Blatche About his Role in the Philly Rape Investigation, Right?

Tuesday morning, around 4 AM, a then unnamed member of the Brooklyn Nets and his entourage are being questioned in connection with an alleged sexual assault that took place inside the Four Seasons... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

New era Suns face offense problems

The Suns have long been associated with the "Seven Seconds or Less" offense that Mike D'Antoni brought in when he was hired as head coach. That has become synonymous with the Suns. Since D'Antoni was let go, there have been several coaches trying to bring a different tact and add a little defense to the team to get them over the top. It worked to some extent in...

Nets 99, Suns 79

NEW YORK – Bench players MarShon Brooks and Andray Blatche combined to score 32 points on a night where the Nets lost two starters to injury, giving the Brooklyn a come-from-behind 99-79 victory over the beleaguered Phoenix Suns Friday night at the Barclays Center. The victory was the fifth straight for Brooklyn (21-15), which improved to 7-1 for interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo...

Bench rescues beat-up Nets in win over Suns

BY JIM HAGUE NEW YORK – Joe Johnson, the Brooklyn Nets' All-Star shooting guard, was battling a crippling head cold, one that kept him up all night Thursday. Then, as the Nets took on the Phoenix Suns Friday night, they lost their starting small forward Gerald Wallace to bruised ribs just six minutes into the game, then watched their franchise All-Star point guard Deron...

Brooklyn Nets vs. Phoenix Suns: Game Preview

(Matt Rourke /AP) The Brooklyn Nets (20-15) will host the Phoenix Suns (12-25) friday night at the Barclays Center. The Nets will look to extend their winning streak to five, which would tie a season high. And no better team to extend it on than the Suns who are 2-16 on the road and hold the second worst record in the Western Conference. The Nets, unfortunately, are making more...

Kim Kardashian Doesn’t Want to Be Married to Kris Humphries When She Gives Birth

On the one hand I think The Hump should just let it go.  He doesn’t want her, she doesn’t want him what is the point of dragging out the divorce proceedings. On the flip side, I can understand why The Hump would be salty.  She dropped him after 72 days and then got knocked up while she was still legally married. Yes, he is being petty, but is it an understandable petty?  According...

Finally forgetting about Phil Jackson, P.J. Carlesimo is no longer the Brooklyn Nets interim coach

After dominating the Phoenix Suns 99-79 to win their fifth consecutive game on Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, it is “almost certain” that P.J. Carlesimo will remain the Nets head coach for at least the rest of … Continue reading →

POTD 1/9/13: Jeff Green on Jermaine O’Neal

On the one-year anniversary of his heart surgery, Jeff Green delighted Boston’s TD Banknorth Garden as he put on an individual slam-dunkathon against the Phoenix Suns.  Inevitably, Jermaine O’Neal tried to get in his way.  Jermaine, who’s been getting mashed on with increasing regularity since the late ’90s, was yet to appear on the wrong side of a poster this season, so...

Green Envy: What Suns fans said - 1/9

The funny thing about this game is all the praise that the Celtics bench got. They actually outscored the starters for maybe the first time all year. Yet looking at the Suns fans comments, it seems like this has been happening all season. I guess their bench is just horrible. We'll have to see if the Celtics bench can consistently have games like this. Top Three: here comes...

The Celtics win four straight; beat Phoenix 87-79 to go back over .500

The Celtics kept the streak going, winning their fourth straight by beating the Phoenix Suns 87-79. This game almost seemed to be heading in the same direction as the previous game against the Knicks in terms of physicality with Rondo getting into it with former Boston College star Jared Dudley. The two were bumping and shoving off each other as Rondo tried to receive an inbound...

You Call That An AK? This Is An AK

This gold plated, diamond encrusted AK-47 seems like something Mikhail Prokhorov should own instead of someone in a Mexican drug cartel. Your move, rap world. H/T to Global Bearings
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