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Due to a plantar fascia injury, the Nuggets' Ty Lawson won't be able to play tonight for Denver vs the Nets. Conversely, with a new heel injury, Joe Johnson probably won't go for Brooklyn
As the Nets try to improve to 5-1 on their circus road trip and attempt to keep pace with the Knicks in the Atlantic Division and Knicks and Pacers in the Eastern Conference, they take on the Denver Nuggets tonight in the Mile High City. Denver is a stunning 32-3 at Pepsi Center this season, but will be without its starting point guard in Ty Lawson in its try to reach 33 home victories, who is day-to-day with a plantar fascia injury. On the other hand, the Nets won't have Joe Johnson for the third-straight game. Joe missed the last two, wins against Phoenix and Portland, with a leg contusion but is sidelined with a sore heel.
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The Nuggets announced Friday that Lawson has a torn plantar fascia in his right heel which was suffered against Oklahoma City on March 19.
After missing 3 consecutive games, Ty Lawson played Wednesday with what was considered a sore right heel. Seemingly hindered by the injury, Lawson scored 2 points on 1-7 shooting.
Lawson leads Denver in scoring and assists at 16.7 points per...
On Thursday, Denver Nuggets small forward Danilo Gallinari became the 16th player warned this season by the NBA for violating its anti-flopping policy. The egregious flop for the ages incident occurred on Monday night during a road game against the New Orleans Hornets. Late in the 3rd quarter, Hornets center Robin Lopez fielded a pass down low in the paint before attempting a lay...
Ty Lawson, who leads the Nuggets in scoring and assists, is improving in his recovery and will maintain his current treatment.
Reggie Evans is playing some great basketball this month, averaging 7.3 points on 50% shooting and a league-best 15.5 rebounds per game, not to mention a career-best 22-point, 26-rebound performance in a win at Portland Wednesday, so what’s brought this on? Evans is playing inspired after a teammate told interim coach, P.J. Carlesimo, that the forward should be benched because...
When Mike Krzyzewski announced that he would not be returning as the head coach of USA Basketball, speculation began as to who would be ideal to replace the legendary college coach. Immediately names like Gregg Popovich and Doc Rivers‘ name surfaced as potential candidates to be the new shot-caller of Team USA.
While the front has been quiet on who will actually be the replacement...
Tweet Earlier this season Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari made this wild, circus shot against the Milwaukee Bucks that would probably be good enough to win a game of H.O.R.S.E. The second-leading scorer for the currently third-seeded team in the NBA’s Western Conference has also been making crazy shots when not in game competition. [...]
Video: Nails shot while seated in the stands!
DENVER Brooklyn Nets guard Jerry Stackhouse is likely to retire after this season. But he wont be done with basketball.
The 18-year veteran said its highly unlikely he will play next season. He then anticipates having a role with the NBA Players Association.
Its not completely sold that I dont get the bug (to play) again,'' Stackhouse told FOX Sports Florida before Friday...
Last year, the Nets called up former Celtic Gerald Green from the D-League. Green played in 31 games for the Nets, averaging 12.9 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. He shot 48% from the field and 39% from beyond the arc. Green's play with the Nets was good enough to land him a 3 year $9 million contract from Indiana this season, which the Nets didn't match...
With a strong start to a season-high eight-game trip, the Brooklyn Nets are one road win away from a franchise record.
It isn't likely to come easy against a Denver Nuggets team that hasn't lost at home in more than two months.
The Nets will try to set a team mark with their 21st road win Friday night when they face the Nuggets, who are tied for the best home record in...
Whenever Deron Williams returns to Utah to face his former team in the Jazz, the game certainly gets interesting
When: Saturday, March 30th, 2013
Where: Energy Solutions Arena; Salt Lake City, UT
TV: YES Network
Deron Williams will be playing with a little more of a chip on his shoulder tonight when the Nets take on the Jazz in Utah than he normally does...
Damian Lillard was picked by Portland with the 6th-overall pick, the selection send to the Blazers by the Nets in exchange for Gerald Wallace
When: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Where: Rose Garden; Portland, OR
TV: YES Network/ESPN