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Nets beat Bulls 117-111 without Irving

Nov. 16, 2019 10:01 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie isn’t trying to be Kyrie Irving. Still, he gave the Brooklyn Nets the spark they needed Saturday night. Dinwiddie scored 24 points and the Nets beat the Chicago Bulls 117-111 without Irving. Irving entered Saturday sixth in the NBA with 28.5 points per game but sat...

Nets' Kyrie Irving out with shoulder injury vs Chicago

Nov. 16, 2019 5:50 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Brooklyn guard Kyrie Irving will miss Nets’ game at Chicago on Saturday night because of a shoulder injury. Coach Kenny Atkinson said he does not know if Irving will return for the Nets’ upcoming homestand. Irving had 17 points and nine assists in a loss at Denver on Thursday...

Plumlee, bench help Nuggets rally past Nets 101-93

Nov. 15, 2019 2:43 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had plenty of postgame jokes — about the bench and especially about Paul Millsap. The Denver big man was simply in a playful mood after another come-from-behind win. Jokic had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Mason Plumlee provided a boost off the bench and the Nuggets wore down...

Pelicans spoil Paul George’s return, beat Clippers 132-127

Nov. 15, 2019 1:34 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jrue Holiday scored 36 points and stole the ball from Paul George three times in the final minutes to spoil George’s season debut and lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 132-127 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. George was playing for the first time since...

Nets sign veteran guard Iman Shumpert

Nov. 13, 2019 5:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have signed Iman Shumpert, adding the veteran guard to their roster with Wilson Chandler on the NBA’s suspended list. Shumpert helped Cleveland win the 2016 NBA title and has also played for the Knicks, Sacramento and Houston. He returns to New York, where he began...

Jazz rally for 119-114 win over Nets

Nov. 13, 2019 1:36 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah survived a sluggish start by putting together a dominant finish against Brooklyn. The Jazz clamped down defensively during critical stretches in the fourth quarter of a 119-114 win over the Nets on Tuesday night. Utah allowed a single basket over the final three minutes and...

Trail Blazers outlast Hawks in overtime 124-113

Nov. 11, 2019 12:58 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard huddled with the Trail Blazers after regulation against Atlanta, searching for overtime motivation after a four-game losing streak. "I just turned to the group and I told them that, sometimes when you're struggling and having a hard time like we have, you get put in...

Devin Booker scores 27 points, Suns blow out Nets

Nov. 10, 2019 11:45 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Ricky Rubio is a pass-first point guard. Sunday night, he showed he can score when the shots are there as well. Rubio had a season-high 22 points, the most he's had since February of last season with Utah, and added 12 of the Phoenix Suns' 37 assists in a 138-112 rout of the Brooklyn Nets....

Lillard scores 60 points in Trail Blazers' loss to Nets

Nov. 9, 2019 2:09 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard's career- and franchise-high scoring game wasn't enough for the Portland Trail Blazers to get their first home win of the season. Lillard scored a career-high 60 points for Portland in the Trail Blazers' 119-115 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night. Spencer...

Nets withstand Ingram's big game, hold off Pelicans 135-125

Nov. 4, 2019 11:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Ingram had the best game of his career. The New Orleans Pelicans had the best quarter in their history. Somehow, the Brooklyn Nets found a way to win on a night when the hits kept on coming. "We took a combination, a haymaker, however you want to call it, couple left hooks in the...