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Durant scores 45, carries Nets to 109-102 win over Magic

Nov. 28, 2022 23:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored a season-high 45 points, carrying the Brooklyn Nets to a 109-102 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night that got them back to .500. Durant shot 19 of 24 from the field and added seven rebounds and five assists, playing 39 minutes on the...

Durant, Seth Curry help Nets pull away, beat Blazers 111-94

Nov. 27, 2022 18:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 31 points, Seth Curry added a season-high 29 off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 111-94 on Sunday. Curry was 7 for 10 on 3-pointers and had his highest point total with the Nets and the most by a Brooklyn reserve...

Pacers have 4 players with 20-plus points, beat Nets 128-117

Nov. 25, 2022 23:33 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Buddy Hield scored 26 points to lead four Indiana players with 20 or more, and the Pacers beat the Brooklyn Nets 128-117 on Friday night. “He's unafraid,” Pacers coach Rick Carlisle said. “He puts the ball in the basket. You have to choose to look at...

Irving scores 29, Nets beat depleted Raptors 112-98

Nov. 23, 2022 23:05 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 19 of his 29 points in the third quarter, Nic Claxton had 14 points and 12 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 112-98 on Wednesday night. Toronto held Kevin Durant to 12 points but still lost to the Nets for the...

Boo Simmons: Nets guard jeered in 1st game in Philly

Nov. 22, 2022 23:33 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yup, Ben Simmons got booed. Maybe not as loudly as the Nets guard expected, but one of the most reviled former players in Philadelphia’s sports history was jeered from warmups to the final horn in his first game in the city since his former team acquiesced to...

Nets' Ben Simmons booed, loses in Philly homecoming 115-106

Nov. 22, 2022 23:11 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons shrugged off the boos that rose out of the Philly crowd each time the mercurial guard handled the ball. The Nets guard even egged on fans one more time over their reception toward one of the more loathed former Philly stars in sports history. ...

76ers C Embiid out at least 2 games with sprained left foot

Nov. 21, 2022 12:47 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid has a sprained left foot and will miss at least the next two games, joining teammates James Harden and Tyrese Maxey as Philadelphia 76ers stars sidelined by injuries. The trio will miss the expected return of former Sixers guard Ben Simmons when...

Nets' Simmons preps for hostile return in 1st game in Philly

Nov. 21, 2022 12:42 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons tilted his head in bemusement at the suggestion enough time had passed since his bitter split with the 76ers that his Philadelphia homecoming might be greeted with more affection than acrimony. His look, which became an instant meme, had the...

Irving returns, Simmons scores 22 as Nets beat Grizzlies

Nov. 20, 2022 22:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving was playing again. Ben Simmons was playing like an All-Star again. The Brooklyn Nets, who rarely get to enjoy normalcy for too long, could savor a night Sunday when things actually looked like they drew them up. “It’s always nice to...

Timberwolves hang on, top undermanned 76ers 112-109

Nov. 19, 2022 23:23 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Against another short-handed team, the Timberwolves again came up big on the road. Anthony Edwards scored 25 points, D’Angelo Russell had 19 and the Minnesota Timberwolves survived a late scare and won their third straight game, 112-109 over the undermanned...