5:18 AM EST, Tue November 21, 2017
Liberty Ballers 7 hours ago
Sixers 107, Jazz 86: Four’N Twenty Minutes of Good Basketball

Sixers 107, Jazz 86: Four’N Twenty Minutes of Good Basketball

Ben Simmons gave the Utah Jazz “The Great Australian Taste” as the Sixers rolled to a 21-point win on Monday. The third and fourth quarters of the Philadelphia 76ers' 107-86 victory over the Utah Jazz tonight were highly entertaining. Ben Simmons scored 22 of his career-high 27 points (to go along with his 10 rebounds) during the final two periods, and J.J. Redick followed up a scoreless first half by finishing the night with 20 points. The highlight of the final 24 minutes? Well... I'll let someone else tell it... Embiid blocks Mitchell's shot and yells "Get that shit out of here"...
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Knicks 107, Clippers 85: 'Yeah, that was nice'

Knicks 107, Clippers 85: 'Yeah, that was nice'

Victory at home. Monday night’s visit from the Los Angeles Clippers presented the New York Knicks with a tricky little number: a home game, coming off a loss, against a team who’s beaten them 10 times in a row and was desperate to stop an eight-game losing streak. The Knicks’ 107-85 victory was like the reunion episode of a TV series—heartwarming cameo after heartwarming cameo. The teams combined to hit their first seven shots and Jarrett Jack had five points in the opening minute, early signs tonight’s spirit energy was all about honoring the unsustainable. That spirit would...

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New York Post Nov 6, 2017
Nets went into ‘training-camp mode’ to try to get right

Nets went into ‘training-camp mode’ to try to get right

PHOENIX — It’s nearly three weeks into the season, but the struggling Nets are back in training-camp mode. With their offense sputtering like an old car with a bad carburetor, coach Kenny Atkinson went back to basics in Sunday’s practice. It was Nets 101. “[It was] just good to get in the gym, No. 1....
New York Post Nov 5, 2017
Nets think they can fix offense by improving on defense

Nets think they can fix offense by improving on defense

PHOENIX — The Nets can’t seem to figure out what’s a bigger problem: Their sputtering offense or their porous defense. That sounds like the recipe for a bad team. “[We have to] just get in the lab. We’ve got to get our confidence back right going into the next game. I think we’ll be all...
New York Post Nov 4, 2017
Nets’ only bright spot in Lakers loss finally finding his rhythm

Nets’ only bright spot in Lakers loss finally finding his rhythm

PHOENIX — There were precious few bright spots in Friday’s defeat against the Lakers, but Allen Crabbe was one of them. The highest-paid Net has been in a slump all season, but showed some signs of finally breaking his malaise with a season-high 25 points. He hit 4-of-8 from deep and 9-of-11 from the free...
New York Post Nov 4, 2017
Brook Lopez dominates, but insists it was just another game

Brook Lopez dominates, but insists it was just another game

LOS ANGELES — Brook Lopez can claim Friday was just another game. But the sight of him going to the floor for a loose ball, the image of him grappling with two defenders simultaneously, the picture of him contesting shot after shot told the real story. After Lopez had wanted to spend his entire career...
New York Daily News Nov 3, 2017

Brook Lopez has best game of season, leads Lakers over Nets

Lopez had spent his entire nine-year NBA career with the Nets before the trade.
New York Post Nov 3, 2017
‘Need to show him a lot of respect’: Nets set for Lopez reunion

‘Need to show him a lot of respect’: Nets set for Lopez reunion

On Friday night, Brook Lopez will play against the Nets for the first time in his career. The Nets selected Lopez No. 10 overall in the 2008 draft, and he spent nine seasons with the organization before being traded to the Lakers for D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov in June. The 29-year-old big man is...
New York Post Nov 2, 2017
D’Angelo Russell only has one thing on his mind in Lakers return

D’Angelo Russell only has one thing on his mind in Lakers return

It’s just another game. That’s what D’Angelo Russell implied about Friday night’s meeting with the Lakers — the team that gave up on him after two seasons, paving the way for another young point guard. “First game on this long road trip,” Russell said, right before the Nets departed for the West Coast. “Hopefully we...
New York Post Nov 2, 2017
Where D’Angelo Russell is really hurting the Nets

Where D’Angelo Russell is really hurting the Nets

D’Angelo Russell’s offensive gifts are wonderful, but so far his defense has been woeful. And in the season’s early stages, it’s pretty obvious that as long as he has a hard time guarding his opponent the Nets will have a hard time winning. If that wasn’t clear before, it was crystalized in Tuesday’s loss to...
New York Post Nov 2, 2017
Why this already is a crucial road trip for Nets

Why this already is a crucial road trip for Nets

The Nets are going to take a three-game skid on the road, where they’re already 0-3. But naturally they’re finding the positive in a five-game western swing that starts Friday against the Lakers, one that could threaten to sink the 3-5 Nets into a deep hole less than a month into the season. “[We have...
New York Post Oct 31, 2017
‘The guards have to help’: Why Nets were crushed on the glass

‘The guards have to help’: Why Nets were crushed on the glass

With Jarrett Allen and Quincy Acy both out — Allen with a left foot strain and Acy with a left groin strain — and DeMarre Carroll laboring with a sore right ankle, the Nets’ frontcourt was shorthanded against the Suns on Tuesday night at Barclays Center. That lack of depth showed in a big way...
New York Post Oct 31, 2017
Nets blow lead in fourth quarter as losing skid hits three

Nets blow lead in fourth quarter as losing skid hits three

A fourth-quarter drought saw the Nets blow an eight-point lead before losing 122-114 to the sorry Suns before 12,936 at Barclays Center. Now the Nets will take a three-game losing skid on the road, where they’re winless this season. It’s not the way they had hoped to head to the West Coast. The Nets (3-5)...
New York Daily News Oct 31, 2017
Nets fall apart late in 122-114 loss to Suns

Nets fall apart late in 122-114 loss to Suns

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said prior to the game his team needed to show more resolve in the face of adversity.
New York Daily News Oct 31, 2017
D’Angelo Russell already offensive star, but now must be leader

D’Angelo Russell already offensive star, but now must be leader

The Brooklyn Nets only have to look across the court to see the troubling effects not having a franchise point guard can cause.

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