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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 a near comeback in the 105-114 loss against the Boston Celtics. Brook became the all-time leading scorer for the Nets franchise with 10,444 total – 25 on the night. Jeremy broke his career high rebounds with 12 and both his free throws made and attempt (16-17). Lin had another strong game with 26 p... »

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 steals in 29 min (4-14 shooting, 2-4 from three-point land). It is encouraging see younger teammates can step up to close the game when Brook Lopez (13pts/4reb/1ast) and Jeremy Lin slowed down towards the end. It is a testament to the Nets team growth to develop younger players. It will only help to ma... »

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 exceptionally well to finish with 32 points, 3 assists, 5 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block with excellent 11-20 shooting, and 5-9 three-point shooting. But Brook Lopez had an off game to finish with 10 points on 4-13 shooting. Nets vs Bulls Matchup   Bulls are in the middle of playoff hunt, being tied... »

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 well with 55% FG and 67% 3FG after overcoming his recent shooting slump. He averaged 15.5 points, 6.5 assists, 5.5 rebounds. Nets vs Magic Matchup The Magic has played better lately (3-7 in last 10 games) although not as well as the Nets winning 6 out of last 10 games with current 3-game winning strea... »

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 too much on him, giving a tremendous assist to a thunderous Trevor Booker dunk. It gave the Nets 8-point lead (90-82) with 28 seconds left in the 4th quarter and broke the Hawks spirit in the process. Brook carried the Nets with a great all-around game (29pts/5rebs/5asts/5blks/5tos/2stls) before sitt... »