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G82 Nets Rest 6 Players in the Final Game against the Bulls

G82 Nets Rest 6 Players in the Final Game against the Bulls

    Brooklyn Nets decided to rest 6 players in the final game of the 2016-17 season, possibly to use the last game to evaluate several players. The Nets announced Trevor Booker, Jeremy Lin and Brook Lopez will sit out due to rest, while injuries will sideline Quincy Acy (ankle), Joe Harris (shoulder) and Sean Kilpatrick (hamstring). Both Brook Lopez and Jeremy Lin had a memorable game in... »

G81 Nets Attempt to Spoil Celtics’ Chance of #1 Seed

G81 Nets Attempt to Spoil Celtics’ Chance of #1 Seed

Nets truly enjoyed ruining playoff team’s chances at the end of the season and they pulled a great 107-106 comeback win with 10-0 run in the fourth quarter against the Bulls. LeVert, Rondae-Hollis Jefferson, and Spence Dinwiddie played exceptionally well to shock the Bulls. Jeremy Lin started well but slowed down with his shooting but still contributed 12 points, 7 assists, 6 rebounds, 3 ste... »

G80 Nets Tries To Tame the Surging Bulls to Reach 20 Wins

G80 Nets Tries To Tame the Surging Bulls to Reach 20 Wins

Nets lost to the Magic on the road 107-115 and failed to extend their winning streak to four. Coach Kenny Atkinson decided to rest Trevor Booker and KJ McDaniels to give Justin Hamilton more playing time before the season ends. That decision probably costed them a winnable game because both Booker and McDaniels have been playing extremely well, especially on the defensive end. Jeremy Lin played ex... »

G79 Nets Tries for Magic Number of 20 Wins

G79 Nets Tries for Magic Number of 20 Wins

The Nets is scorching hot. Brooklyn has won six of its past 10 games and three straight. In their latest game, the Nets poured on 141 points to beat the 76ers at their home court 141-118. Jeremy Lin had another strong game finishing with 16 points, 7assists, 5rebounds, 2 steals. He had excellent 6-10 shooting, with perfect 2-2 on 3 point shooting. In the last 2 games, Lin has shot exceptionally we... »

G78 Can Nets Defense Stop 76ers for 3 Straight Wins?

G78 Can Nets Defense Stop 76ers for 3 Straight Wins?

A vastly improving Nets team beat the visiting Hawks 91-82 on the second night of back-to-back game. And defense has been the key. It was the first time of all 18 wins that the Nets held opponents under 90 points. Jeremy Lin finally broke through his shooting slump to finish with 15 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists (5-10 shooting, 2-4 three-point shooting). His driving threat made the Hawks focused t... »

G77 Brooklyn Nets vs Atlanta Hawks: A Chance for Back-to-Back Win

G77 Brooklyn Nets vs Atlanta Hawks: A Chance for Back-to-Back Win

The bench came up huge to help the Nets defeat the Magic on the home floor. But the Nets need to get ready for the visiting Hawks on the next day who will be eager to avenge their recent home loss. Meanwhile, Jeremy Lin still struggled with his shooting but managed to contribute in other areas of the game such as assists, rebounding, and defense. He finished with 8pts/8asts/4rebs/2stls/1blk/4fouls... »

G76 Brooklyn Nets Looks to Bounce Back against Orlando Magic After 2 Tough Losses

G76 Brooklyn Nets Looks to Bounce Back against Orlando Magic After 2 Tough Losses

After 2 tough losses by single digits, the Brooklyn Nets would like nothing but to redeem themselves with a home-court win against the struggling Orlando Magic. The Magic has lost four of its last games but they need to rediscover their defense and focus for the whole game. The Nets have shot poorly (39.2% FG) as a team in both losses while they shot better in their last 2 wins (44.75% FG) against... »

G75 Brooklyn Nets Tries for 3-0 Season Series Against Detroit Pistons

G75 Brooklyn Nets Tries for 3-0 Season Series Against Detroit Pistons

Two times the Pistons have lost against the Nets at the Barclay Center this season but can they avoid losing all three games against the Nets by playing at home? Nets vs Pistons Matchup The Pistons playoff chance has dimmed after their recent five-game losing streak. The Nets lost a winnable game against the 76ers because they did not shoot well and might have experienced little fatigue that both ... »

G74 Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets: A Quest for 8-8 March Record

G74 Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets: A Quest for 8-8 March Record

The Nets had an impressive road 107-92 win against Atlanta Hawks as they improved their record to 7-8 in March. JLin and the Nets gave their gift to Coach Atkinson as he won the first game against his former team when he worked as the Hawks assistant coach last season. Their recent improvement in defense has been the driving factor as they kept their opponents under 100 points in their last 3 wins... »

G73 Brooklyn Nets vs Atlanta Hawks: Nets Try to Make It 7-8 in March

G73 Brooklyn Nets vs Atlanta Hawks: Nets Try to Make It 7-8 in March

The Nets looked lethargic in the road game 109-128 loss against the Wizards in the back end of a back-to-back game. Jeremy Lin and the starters started well leading 17-13 within 5 minutes of the first quarter but the bench was quickly outscored 5-18 the rest of the first quarter as the Wizards led 31-22. The tired legs from the previous night’s win against the Suns might have explained the l... »