Nets visit King’s Court in Cleveland
An excerpt from the Nets-Cavaliers game recap: Over the past 13 games heading into Friday night, Joe Johnson had scored fewer than 10 points six times, and only shot 50 percent or better three times. But against the Cavaliers, he looked more like the Joe Johnson of old, and he felt it, too. “I felt […]
What happened: The Nets beat the Cavaliers, because of course they did, 106-98. Where they stand: Still alive. The Nets are now 31-40, just a half-game behind the Boston Celtics for the eighth and final playoff spot. They’re also a half-game up on the Indiana Pacers and a full game up on the Charlotte Hornets […]
Things haven’t come easy for the Brooklyn Nets (27-38) this season, but Monday’s 122-106 win in Minnesota was as close to a cakewalk as they’ve had. Led by Joe Johnson (22 points) and Bojan Bogdanovic (21 points), the Nets offense cut through a weak Timberwolves defense, shooting 57.8 percent and notching an NBA season-high 78 […]
Tonight, in their last home game before the All-Star break, the Nets (20-28) welcome in their crosstown rivals, the New York Knicks (10-39), winners of five of their last eight. The Nets begin the day a half-game behind the Miami Heat (21-28), participants in the second game of tonight’s nationally televised doubleheader, for the all-important […]
NEW YORK, N.Y. — It looked like it’d be all Joe Johnson once again. With a 16-point Nets lead whittled down to just three points with under two minutes remaining, it looked like “Joe Cool” would try to lead the Nets to victory once again with his late-game shotmaking. But it wasn’t shotmaking this time: […]
No one can deny that: you did in fact try. For that, we salute you.