The Nets moved within three games of the Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors with a 101-97 home win on Monday.
The Nets bounced back from a poor performance in Boston with a home win against Sacramento, but Paul Pierce and Andrei Kirilenko were injured.
In Paul Pierce’s second return to TD Garden, the Nets shot 4 of 30 from 3-point range as Boston, despite 28 turnovers, ended their winning streak at four.
Kevin Garnett will sit out a fourth straight game because of back spasms when the Nets visit Boston on Friday, the team’s last trip this season to his old home.
Acquired in a trade for Reggie Evans and Jason Terry, Marcus Thornton has proved to be powerful off the bench.
The Nets can finally call themselves a winning team after a victory over Memphis pushed their record to 30-29. They also signed Jason Collins to a second 10-day contract.
The team has plenty to be happy about, having gone 19-8 since hitting a low point of 11 games under .500 on New Year’s Eve.
Jason Collins entered to a standing ovation and played the last 2 minutes 41 seconds, having little impact on the result but a large influence on the game’s emotional tenor.
Jason Collins, who played his first home game with the Nets on Monday, has gained fame for his sexual orientation, but his contributions on the court are often overlooked.
The Nets’ Jason Collins, the N.B.A.’s first publicly gay player, will make his initial Barclays Center appearance with the team Monday.
The Nets’ reserves scored 54 points in a victory that capped a 4-2 trip and pulled the team within three and a half games of Toronto in the Atlantic Division.
Kyrie Irving recorded his first career triple-double, with 21 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 99-79 win at home over the Utah Jazz.
Jason Collins, who played the final eight minutes of the Nets’ rout in Denver, planned to meet afterward with the parents of Matthew Shepard, a gay college student murdered in 1998.
The Nets were unmerciful critics as they took turns roasting their play in an embarrassing defeat at Portland.
After two whirlwind days, Jason Collins had a chance to focus on the Nets’ system in a practice.
On Monday, inquiries by those eager to buy a Nets jersey with Jason Collins’s name started to multiply. On Tuesday, Collins jerseys will go on sale at the N.B.A.’s retail shop in Manhattan and online.
Jason Collins’s teammates played down his return to the N.B.A. as the league’s first openly gay and active player, acting as if it were just another normal night.
Jason Collins, who said he was trying to focus on his job rather than on his place in history, was scoreless with two rebounds in a victory over the Lakers.
With Jason Collins agreeing to a 10-day contract with the Nets it is worth looking into what the contracts mean and how they work.
No matter how few minutes he gets, count on the Nets’ Jason Collins to embrace his role as the first openly gay and active athlete in one of the four major American professional sports leagues.
The 35-year-old center signed a 10-day contract and took the court Sunday night against the Lakers.
The 35-year-old center has signed a 10-day contract that could put him in uniform Sunday night against the Lakers.
In the final minute, Stephen Curry fired a wild 3-point attempt that sailed high, banked off the glass and broke the Nets’ hearts.
What a difference a couple of months made: Jason Kidd was named the Eastern Conference coach of the month in January and the Nets’ record in their past nine games was 6-3.
The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony refused to elaborate on free agency, but he did make clear that he wants to be in a situation where he feels he can vie for a title.
Coach Mike Woodson has dismissed concerns about his defensive schemes, but the problems were glaring in the loss to Philadelphia.
After drawing attention for antics and a benching, J. R. Smith sat out the first quarter before leading the Knicks on a 32-12 second-quarter run and finishing with 14 points in a win at Philadelphia.
Partypoker’s arrangement with the Devils and the 76ers, who are owned by the same group, includes co-branded features that integrate Partypoker into the teams’ websites and mobile applications.
Carl Hagelin’s third-period goal, his fourth game-winner of the season, gave the Rangers the victory after they lost a 2-0 lead.