Nets fall to the Nuggets for eighth loss in a row, fall to play-in

DENVER – It has taken the Nets only two weeks to go from first place to free fall, from the top of the East to play-in. Just think about how far they can fall in another couple of weeks. The Nets rolled over Sunday in a 124-104 loss to Denver before 18,241 at the Ball … Read more

Rookie Cam Thomas gives the Nets a big boost off the bench

Cam Thomas surpassed the Nets’ entire start-5 Friday night in Utah, which is wonderful news for the improved rookie guard, but terrible news for the rest of the plunged presumed title contenders. Thomas scored 30 points in 31 minutes from the Nets’ bench, two more than the total of the starting lineup – without stars … Read more

Nets’ Steve Nash ‘hopeful’ James Harden will play against the Suns

PHOENIX – The Nets have two days in Phoenix before taking on the white-hot suns, hoping it’s enough time to get James Harden back on track. But they have no guarantee that the star will be back from his sprained, non-shooting right hand for Tuesday’s match, or even any updates on his progress. “I do … Read more

Klay hits late 3, Warriors beat Shorthanded Nets 110-106 – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Klay Thompson is just back to strike down on-time shots that help decide matches and play stingy defense at the other end. Thompson hit the biggest shot so far in his 2 1/2-year injury comeback and steadily lowered a 3-pointer with 12 seconds left to send the Golden State Warriors to … Read more

Nets snatched by Warriors despite Kyrie Irving’s heroism

SAN FRANCISCO – It has taken the Nets just a week to fall apart and fell from the top of the Eastern Conference to the brink of play-in. Their 110-106 loss to the Warriors before a sold-out crowd of 18,064 at the Chase Center on Saturday left the Nets in sixth place, closer to play-in … Read more

James Harden sits while the Nets take on Golden State

It seems that the moment the Nets get one superstar back, another goes down. When Kyrie Irving got his longest stretch with the team this season – five games in a row as part of the Nets’ West Coast tour – Steve Nash was forced to sit James Harden, who on Saturday morning reported discomfort … Read more

James Harden is ready to return to the Nets showdown with the Warriors

After watching James Harden coach, Nets coach Steve Nash declared the guard would be ready to play Saturday at Golden State. Nic Claxton, who should return to the Nets’ rotation, was also more colorful. “He looks like money,” the big man said of the Harden after training last Friday. The Harden will have no restrictions … Read more

Jokic, Rivers team up to help Nuggets Top Nets – CBS New York

NEW YORK (AP) – Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone sensed that his team would play down to a Brooklyn Nets team that was missing three of their best players, including All-Star guard James Harden. The Nuggets needed the Austin Rivers, who scored 22 of their 25 points in the second half, and Nikola Jokics 26 … Read more

Kevin Durant expected to miss the All-Star Game again

One of the league’s best MVP candidates will not be in the All-Star Game for the second year in a row. Kevin Durant, who sprained his MCL in mid-January, is expected to miss the All-Star game on February 20, according to several reports, and will continue to retrain himself afterwards. Durant leads the fans voting … Read more

Report: Nets star James Harden may be looking elsewhere for next season

The only one of the Nets’ three superstars available to play against the Lakers at Barclays Center on Tuesday night was in the news before the game, and speculation grew as to whether he will still be a Net for the summer. A Bleacher Report story quoted “several confidants” to James Harden, including former teammates … Read more