Nets’ summer includes decision on Russell after playoff run

Basketball 04/24/19, 13:56

D'Angelo Russell was an All-Star and the Brooklyn Nets became a playoff team. Neither looked likely four months ago. So it was a surprisingly successful season, though there's plenty for the Nets to build on — including a decision on whether Russell will have a role. Nets players were proud of their ...

Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

Basketball 04/20/19, 16:51

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead.Embiid also had a flagrant foul that led to a scuffle and two ...

Nets, Magic win road openers in NBA playoffs

Basketball 04/13/19, 19:16

D'Angelo Russell flashed some postseason magic, playing like the All-Star leader Brooklyn needed with 26 points, and Caris LeVert scored 23 to lead the Nets to an impressive 111-102 win Saturday over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.The sixth-seeded Nets turned Philly in ...

Russell, LeVert leads Nets to Game 1 stunner over 76ers

Sports 04/13/19, 16:33

D'Angleo Russell flashed some postseason magic, playing like the All-Star leader Brooklyn needed with 26 points, and Caris LeVert scored 23 to lead the Nets to an impressive 111-102 win Saturday over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.The sixth-seeded Nets turned Philly in ...

Bucks beat Nets as Antetokounmpo returns to the lineup

Sports 04/01/19, 23:46

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 11 rebounds in his return to the lineup, Eric Bledsoe added 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-121 on Monday night.Reserve guard George Hill chipped in 22 points while Brook Lopez and Sterling Brown each scored 14 for the Bucks, ...

Antetokounmpo returns to lead Bucks past Nets, 131-121

Sports 04/01/19, 21:39

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 11 rebounds in his return to the lineup, Eric Bledsoe added 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-121 on Monday night.Reserve guard George Hill chipped in 22 points while Brook Lopez and Sterling Brown each scored 14 for the Bucks, ...

Russell’s 20-point 3rd leads Nets over Celtics 110-96

Basketball 03/30/19, 19:32

D'Angelo Russell scored 20 of his 29 points in another blistering third quarter against Boston, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 110-96 victory over the short-handed Celtics on Saturday night.Back from a seven-game trip that lasted more than two weeks, the Nets had a happy homecoming thanks largely to Russell, ...

Rockets beat Hornets 118-106, run win streak to 9 games

Basketball 03/11/19, 21:49

James Harden scored 28 points and Eric Gordon added 22 as the Houston Rockets cruised to their season-high ninth straight win, 118-106 over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.A night after Gordon ended a streak of 43 straight games where Harden led the team in scoring, the Beard was Houston's ...

Nets rout Pistons 103-75 to move into No. 6 spot in East

Basketball 03/11/19, 21:09

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 19 points and the Brooklyn Nets routed the Detroit Pistons 103-75 on Monday night to move into sixth place in the Eastern Conference.Allen Crabbe finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds, Rodions Kurucs scored 13 points, and Joe Harris and Caris LeVert each added 12 as the ...

Nets rout Mavericks 127-88 to end 3-game slide

Basketball 03/04/19, 22:23

DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points, Rodions Kurucs had 19 and the Brooklyn Nets easily snapped a three-game losing streak with a 127-88 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night.Caris LeVert added 18 points and Spencer Dinwiddie finished with 16 on a night when the Nets shook up their starting ...

Nets crush Mavericks 127-88 to end three-game skid

Basketball 03/04/19, 22:05

DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points, Rodions Kurucs had 19 and the Brooklyn Nets easily snapped a three-game losing streak with a 127-88 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night.Caris LeVert added 18 points and Spencer Dinwiddie finished with 16 on a night the Nets shook up their starting lineup ...

Nets shut down struggling Spurs in 101-85 victory

Basketball 02/25/19, 21:50

D'Angelo Russell had 23 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets forced the San Antonio Spurs into perhaps their worst offensive performance of the season in a 101-85 victory Monday night.A night after their defense was absent in a loss to the Knicks, the Spurs went across ...

Russell’s 40 points lift Nets to 117-115 win over Hornets

Basketball 02/23/19, 21:53

D'Angelo Russell tied a career high with 40 points and made some huge shots down the stretch, and the Brooklyn Nets picked up an important 117-115 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday night.The victory kept the Nets alone in sixth place in the Eastern Conference and gives them 2-1 ...

Russell on the rise in Brooklyn and seeking first postseason

Sports 02/20/19, 01:41

D'Angelo Russell stood high above Times Square, a spot where stars are showcased in New York.He was front and center on a billboard celebrating the Nets' midseason success, pictured with three teammates who joined him in Charlotte for the NBA's All-Star festivities."Brooklyn is having an All-Star weekend," it read.Russell hopes ...

Giannis, Bucks beat cold-shooting Nets 113-94

Basketball 02/04/19, 22:10

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the cold-shooting Brooklyn Nets 113-94 on Monday night.The injury-depleted Nets missed 19 of their first 20 3-point attempts, making it another easy night for the team with the NBA's best record. Brooklyn finished 5 for ...

Dinwiddie, Russell help Nets get first win without LeVert

Basketball 11/16/18, 21:54

Spencer Dinwiddie scored a season-best 25 points, D'Angelo Russell had 23 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Washington Wizards 115-104 on Friday night for their first win since Caris LeVert's gruesome foot injury.The Nets had lost five straight in Washington and ended a three-game slide overall. Jarrett Allen had 16 ...

Heat beat Nets 120-107 to end three-game losing streak

Basketball 11/14/18, 22:02

Tyler Johnson scored a season-high 24 points, Goran Dragic had 21 and the Miami Heat beat the short-handed Brooklyn Nets 120-107 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.Josh Richardson added 15 points and Hassan Whiteside had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Heat. They never trailed and ...

Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

Basketball 11/13/18, 13:12

The Brooklyn Nets say Caris LeVert won't need surgery for what appeared to be a severe foot injury and could return this season.The team said Tuesday that LeVert was diagnosed with a subtalar dislocation of the right foot. Team orthopedist Dr. Martin O'Malley says evaluations revealed no fractures and only ...

Timberwolves beat Nets after LeVert’s gruesome injury

Basketball 11/12/18, 23:28

Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and a season-high 21 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-113 on Monday after finally trading Jimmy Butler.The Nets lost leading scorer Caris LeVert to what appeared to be a severe right leg injury late in the first half.Jeff Teague returned from ...

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