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Brooklyn Nets face tough challenge

By Jim Brighters – NBA Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Brooklyn Nets are primed to trade everyone. Brook Lopez is apparently the closest to being moved. Deron Williams could be had for almost nothing and Joe Johnson’s insane contract makes him more unmovable than a mountain range. However, the Nets know this group is not worth ... Read More »

Bucks send Knicks to 16th straight loss

England (SportsNetwork.com) – O.J. Mayo scored 22 points and the Milwaukee Bucks handed the New York Knicks their franchise-worst 16th straight loss with a 95-79 victory Thursday at O2 Arena in London. Brandon Knight added 20 points, six assists and six steals for the Bucks, who improved to 3-0 against New York this season. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton tallied ... Read More »

Rockets outshoot struggling Nets

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – James Harden poured in 30 points and led a long-distance barrage that carried the Houston Rockets to a 113-99 win over the slumping Brooklyn Nets. The Rockets rolled to their fourth consecutive victory on the strength of a 16-of-40 display from 3-point range, with Harden knocking down 4-of-7 attempts from beyond the arc and Trevor Ariza ... Read More »

Knicks crushed by Hornets, drop 15th straight

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets keep on rolling, while the hapless New York Knicks continue to lose. Walker’s 28 points propelled the Hornets to their season-high fifth straight win, a 110-82 dismantling of the Knicks that extended New York’s franchise- record skid to 15 games. Walker needed just 28 minutes to record his game-best ... Read More »

Jennings helps Pistons top Nets

Auburn Hills, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Brandon Jennings and Greg Monroe posted double-doubles and the Detroit Pistons got back in the win column with a 98-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Jennings scored all 20 of his points in the second half and handed out 11 assists while Monroe finished with 16 points and a season-high 17 rebounds for Detroit, winners ... Read More »

Analyzing the Knicks trade

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor, The Sports Network (SportsNetwork.com) – The Knicks acquired Amundson, Kirk and a 2019 second-round pick from the Cavs, and forward Lance Thomas from the Thunder. They gave up Shumpert and Smith. This is a 100 percent salary dump and addition by subtraction-type trade. They have waived the three players already. In jettisoning themselves of Smith, the ... Read More »

Sixers rally past Nets in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Nerlens Noel’s slam with 3.2 seconds left lifted the Philadelphia 76ers over the Brooklyn Nets, 90-88, on Friday night. Noel ended with 12 points for the Sixers, who ended the game on a 10-2 run. Robert Covington added 20 points, seven rebounds and six steals. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute had 16 points and three steals ... Read More »

Rockets send Knicks to 14th straight loss

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Another home game at Madison Square Garden, another embarrassing loss for the Knicks. James Harden totaled 25 points and nine assists and the Houston Rockets routed New York, 120-96, on Thursday. All five starters reached double figures for Houston, which has dominated the Knicks in recent years. The Rockets have won 11 straight against New ... Read More »

Bradley helps Celtics beat Nets

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Avery Bradley scored 21 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets, 89-81. Tyler Zeller gave 18 points for Boston, which won on the road for the first time since trading longtime point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Dec. 18. Evan Turner only scored six points but posted team highs of eight rebounds and ... Read More »

Unlucky 13: Knicks fall to Wizards to set club record

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) – Nene scored 20 points and helped the Washington Wizards pull away for a 101-91 win over the New York Knicks, who were dealt a franchise-record 13th consecutive loss. John Wall aided Washington’s cause as well by tallying 18 points and eight assists, with Rasual Butler adding 14 points off the bench and Marcin Gortat posting a ... Read More »