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James Harden, Tyrese Maxey lead 76ers past Nets, 137-133

Jan. 25, 2023 23:51 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden hit two 3-pointers and had a driving layup in the final four minutes against his former Brooklyn teammates and the Philadelphia 76ers stretched their winning streak to six games, outscoring the Nets 137-133 on Wednesday night. Tyrese Maxey led the...

Mikal Bridges scores 28 points, Suns beat Nets to snap skid

Jan. 20, 2023 01:58 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Cam Johnson got an All-Star level ovation from the home crowd in the first quarter when he came to the scorer's table, returning to the floor after losing 37 games to a knee injury. He's not the best player on the Phoenix Suns. But he's a very good player, and right...

Johnson hits career-high 36, Spurs top Nets, end 5-game skid

Jan. 17, 2023 23:46 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keldon Johnson had a career-high 36 points and 11 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs snapped a five-game skid with a 106-98 win over the injury slowed Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night. “A ton of energy, a ton of confidence, that’s who Keldon is,” San Antonio...

Nets' Simmons out against Thunder due to back soreness

Jan. 15, 2023 21:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Simmons missed the Brooklyn Nets’ 112-102 loss the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night due to back soreness, though will travel with the team on its upcoming road trip. The Nets announced shortly before tipoff that Simmons was out. The team had published a...

Nets push winning streak to 9 with 125-117 win over Cavs

Dec. 26, 2022 23:09 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The only drama surrounding the Brooklyn Nets right now is when they're going to lose again. Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant scored 32 points apiece and the Nets extended their longest winning streak since moving to Brooklyn to nine games with a 125-117 victory over...

Vaughn defends Nets decision to rest most of top rotation

Dec. 10, 2022 22:58 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First, Brooklyn Nets coach Jacque Vaughn had to convince All-Star forward Kevin Durant to stay home Saturday night. Then he tried to explain why the Nets opted to rest their top seven scorers against Indiana. In the end, it didn't matter as they rallied to beat...

Durant, Irving among several Nets sitting out Pacers' game

Dec. 10, 2022 14:57 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All-Stars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are among eight Brooklyn Nets players who have been ruled out of Saturday night's game at Indiana. The team says Durant's absence is management of a right knee injury on the second night of back-to-back games. Irving is...

Durant, Irving help Nets edge Hawks to end 6-1 homestand

Dec. 09, 2022 23:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 34 points, Kyrie Irving had 33 points and 11 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets finished a seven-game homestand at 6-1 by beating the Atlanta Hawks 120-116 on Friday night. TJ Warren added 14 points and Ben Simmons returned from a four-game absence...

Kevin Durant scores 39 points, Nets beat Wizards 113-107

Nov. 30, 2022 23:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 39 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Washington Wizards 113-107 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. Durant was 13 for 20 from the field and hit all 11 of his free throws in 37 minutes after scoring a season-high 45 points...

Nets' Ben Simmons out at least 3 games with left calf strain

Nov. 30, 2022 19:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Simmons will miss at least the next three games with what the Brooklyn Nets said is a strained left upper calf. Coach Jacque Vaughn said before the Nets played Washington on Wednesday night that Simmons was feeling pain in the back of his knee when he asked to...