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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) goes to the basket past Brooklyn Nets guard Chris Chiozza (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Simmons scores 34 in triple-double, carries 76ers past Nets

Jan. 20, 2020 6:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Simmons was chosen Monday as the Eastern Conference player of the week for the way he performed last week. Then he got a sensational start on winning the next week's award, too. Simmons tied a career high with 34 points and added 12 rebounds and 12 assists, carrying the Philadelphia...

Brooklyn Nets Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, right, drives on Milwaukee Bucks guard Wesley Matthews, left, during a NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Nets' Irving sits out vs 76ers with hamstring tightness

Jan. 20, 2020 2:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Nets guard Kyrie Irving is missing Brooklyn's game against Philadelphia because of right hamstring tightness. Coach Kenny Atkinson said Irving was feeling soreness Sunday and then was checked again Monday before the team decided the All-Star point guard wouldn't play. Atkinson said the Nets...

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, left, goes up for a shot against Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Harris scores 34, leads Sixers past Nets 117-106

Jan. 15, 2020 10:42 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — At the start of the season, the Philadelphia 76ers said that they would bank their NBA title hopes on a “BullyBall” formula of physical defense and inside presence. In a tight game in the fourth quarter on Wednesday night, that mixture worked to perfection. Tobias Harris...

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) shoots with Brooklyn Nets guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (9) defending during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Jazz run winning streak to 10 with 118-107 victory over Nets

Jan. 14, 2020 11:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Gobert is a two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, as good a stopper as there is in the league. Even he wouldn't want to mess with the Utah Jazz right now. “I wouldn’t like to guard ourselves," he said. The Brooklyn Nets didn't enjoy it, either. Joe Ingles matched...

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving (11) slaps hands with his teammates, including DeAndre Jordan (6), during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Irving returns with 21 points, Nets pound Hawks 108-86

Jan. 12, 2020 10:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving hadn't played in two months and all he did in his return was make 10 of 11 shots in the best shooting night of his career. He knows it won't always be that easy. “I mean, I’m not going to shoot 10 for 11," he said with a laugh. “I hope I can shoot 10 for...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

LeBron James posts 35 points, 16 boards, Lakers beat Mavs

Jan. 11, 2020 1:45 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — LeBron James had 35 points and 16 rebounds, Kyle Kuzma scored a season-high 26 points starting in place of injured star Anthony Davis, and the Los Angeles Lakers went up big early in a 129-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. James was dominant from the start to help the...

Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen (31) dunks in front of Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo (13), Meyers Leonard (0) and Tyler Herro (14) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in New York. The Nets won 117-113. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Nets snap 7-game skid with 117-113 win over Heat

Jan. 10, 2020 11:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie had the best passing night of his career, and Rodions Kurucs played his best game of the season for Brooklyn. Dinwiddie scored 26 points and had a career-high 14 assists, Kurucs scored a season-best 19 points and Taurean Prince added 17 as the Nets snapped a seven-game...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) has the ball knocked from his hands while trying to shoot by New York Knicks guard Wayne Ellington, right, as forward Anthony Davis, left, and guard Reggie Bullock vie for position during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Davis bruises lower back in Lakers’ 117-87 win over Knicks

Jan. 8, 2020 1:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis left in the third quarter after bruising his lower back on a painful fall during the Los Angeles Lakers' sixth straight victory, 117-87 over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night. Davis bruised his sacrum — the bottom part of his spine above the tailbone — when...

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul (3) reacts after hitting a three-point shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in New York. The Thunder defeated the Nets 111-103 in overtime. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Paul carries Thunder in 4th and OT of victory over Nets

Jan. 7, 2020 11:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Paul kept dribbling through traffic, always trying to get to that old familiar spot from where he has punished opponents for 15 years. Every time he did, one of his teammates had the same thought. “It’s a bucket,” reserve Abdel Nader said. “He’s...

Orlando Magic guard Markelle Fultz, right, looks for a shot against Brooklyn Nets guard Dzanan Musa during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Fultz scores career-best 25 to lead Magic over Nets 101-89

Jan. 6, 2020 10:52 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Markelle Fultz had the best game of his career and the Orlando Magic needed it to get past the slumping Brooklyn Nets. Fultz scored a career-high 25 points, including seven straight during a 15-1 run in the fourth quarter that lifted the Magic over the Nets 101-89 on Monday night. "I...