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 ...

Surging Nets eliminate Lakers from playoff picture, 111-106

Basketball 03/23/19, 00:14

Joe Harris scored 26 points, D'Angelo Russell added 21 points and 13 assists against his former team, and the Brooklyn Nets eliminated the Los Angeles Lakers from playoff contention with a 111-106 victory Friday night.Spencer Dinwiddie added 19 points in his hometown as the Nets (38-36) bolstered their playoff chances ...

Westbrook has triple-double, Thunder beat Nets 108-96

Basketball 03/13/19, 22:59

Russell Westbrook scored 31 points in his 26th triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Brooklyn Nets 108-96 on Wednesday night.Westbrook added 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the 130th triple-double of his career.Paul George scored 25 points and Jerami Grant added 15 for the Thunder, ...

Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Nets

Basketball 03/13/19, 20:43

Russell Westbrook scored 31 points in his 25th triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Brooklyn Nets 108-96 on Wednesday night.Westbrook added 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the 130th triple-double of his career.Paul George scored 25 points and Jerami Grant added 15 for the Thunder, ...

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 hold off Hawks 114-112 for 3rd straight win

Basketball 03/09/19, 22:17

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 23 points, Jarrett Allen added 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets held off the Atlanta Hawks 114-112 on Saturday night for their third straight win.The Nets moved into a tie for sixth place in the Eastern Conference despite missing a staggering 21 free throws ...

Dinwiddie leads Nets in 4th as they beat Cavs 113-107

Sports 03/06/19, 22:19

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 12 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-107 on Wednesday night.D'Angelo Russell added 25 points for the Nets, who put things together in time after some sloppy play across the middle two quarters to win their second ...

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 ...

Heat run away from Nets, win 117-88

Basketball 03/02/19, 21:55

Kelly Olynyk scored 25 points, Derrick Jones Jr. added 18 off the bench and the Miami Heat never trailed on the way to easily topping the Brooklyn Nets 117-88 on Saturday night.Rodney McGruder scored 17, Justise Winslow added 13 points and Josh Richardson added 12 for the Heat. Bam Adebayo ...

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 ...

Derrick White’s career night leads Spurs past Nets, 117-114

Basketball 01/31/19, 23:24

Derrick White scored a career-high 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Brooklyn 117-114 on Thursday night, their 16th straight win at home over the Nets.Fresh off his seventh All-Star selection, LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points, including a critical three-point play in the ...

Even without Dinwiddie, Nets’ bench too much for Knicks

Basketball 01/25/19, 22:18

Theo Pinson, Ed Davis and Shabazz Napier carried a Nets bench that dominated the Knicks even without Spencer Dinwiddie, and Brooklyn beat New York 109-99 on Friday night for its sixth straight victory.Pinson, on a two-way contract, scored a career-high 19 points. Davis had 17 points and 16 rebounds, and ...

Nets say Dinwiddie being evaluated for right thumb injury

Basketball 01/24/19, 17:35

The Brooklyn Nets say guard Spencer Dinwiddie is being evaluated for a right thumb injury.The team gave no other details Thursday about the injury to Dinwiddie, one of the keys to their surprising run to sixth place in the Eastern Conference. They said more information would be provided after the ...

Russell’s double-double helps Nets edge Magic 114-110

Basketball 01/23/19, 22:24

D'Angelo Russell had a double-double with 25 points and 10 rebounds, Spencer Dinwiddie scored 29 points, and the Brooklyn Nets edged the Orlando Magic 114-110 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.Orlando had a chance to tie it at 112 with 3.1 seconds left in regulation, but Nikola Vucevic's ...

Russell scores 40 as Nets come back to beat Magic 117-115

Basketball 01/18/19, 21:45

D'Angelo Russell matched his career high with 40 points and the Brooklyn Nets came back from a 21-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 117-115 on Friday night.Russell's 3-pointer with 27.1 seconds left put the Nets up for the first time since they went ahead 2-0 in the game's first ...

Harden scores 58 points in Rockets’ OT loss to Nets

Basketball 01/16/19, 23:05

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 25 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and overtime and the Brooklyn Nets spoiled James Harden's 58-point night with a 145-142 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday.Harden had his second straight season high after scoring 57 in a victory over Memphis on Monday night, ...

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