Brooklyn Nets

Result: Russell Westbrook sets NBA triple-double record

Russell Westbrook set an NBA record with his 10th straight triple-double as the Oklahoma City Thunder routed the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111. The Thunder star recorded 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists to break a tie with Wilt Chamberlain for most consecutive triple-doubles. Paul George also scored a triple-double for Oklahoma with 47 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. 🔊 Loud City gets louder as Russ passes Wilt. #TripleDoubleKing 👑 pic.twitter.com/8LLCDw3F9O — OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) February 12, 2019 There was less success for the New York Knicks, who sank to a franchise-record 17th straight loss against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Despite rallying from a 17-point deficit and getting to within a single point of the Cavs with less than a minute to play, the Knicks fell 107-104 at Q...

Result: Harden stars again but Rockets crash to Nets loss

James Harden’s remarkable season hit new heights but he was unable to prevent the Houston Rockets from suffering a 145-142 overtime defeat to the Brooklyn Nets. The reigning MVP finished with 58 points – breaking his season-high for the second time this week – as well as 10 rebounds and six assists but the Rockets were overpowered by a late rally from Brooklyn’s Spencer Dinwiddie. Battled but came up short in OT. 📊 Harden 58PTS pic.twitter.com/PQYLpGTgGJ — Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) January 17, 2019 The Nets point guard poured in a total of 33 points, including 25 in the fourth quarter and overtime, and drained the three-pointer that forced overtime as well as the go-ahead basket with 28 seconds left in the extra period. Defeat was tough on red-hot Harden, who has now scored at leas...

Result: Kawhi Leonard leads the way as Toronto continue to impress

The Toronto Raptors came through a dramatic fourth quarter to beat the Miami Heat 106-104 and improve their NBA-best record. Kawhi Leonard led the way with 30 points, eight rebounds and two steals, while Danny Green hit a three-pointer to put the Raptors ahead with just over 20 seconds remaining. The final quarter saw the lead change hands 12 times, with Miami missing the chance to take the win on the game’s final possession. Toronto now stand on 26 wins and 10 losses for the season. Helluva finish. @TangerineHoops Game Highlights 📺: https://t.co/lpwfYGkUxl pic.twitter.com/pCNjFYDjm2 — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) December 27, 2018 Joe Harris scored the game-winner with 3.4 seconds left in the second period of overtime to clinch a 134-132 win for the Brooklyn Nets over the Charlotte Hornets....

Result: Russell Westbrook leads Oklahoma City to huge victory over Atlanta Hawks

The Thunder had a season-high 18 three-pointers. Six players scored in double figures as the Oklahoma City Thunder swept aside the Atlanta Hawks 124-109. Russell Westbrook led the way on 23 points as the side recorded a season-high 18 three-pointers to improve to 14-7 for the season. Despite a slow start, the Thunder rallied to surge ahead in the second quarter and ended up shooting 52.3 percent from the field. With his grandma in the house from Spain, @alexabrines drills career-high 7 threes. pic.twitter.com/FzFqzO5KTF — OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) December 1, 2018 The Memphis Grizzlies took a 131-125 victory over the Brooklyn Nets in double overtime. Mike Conley had his third double-double of the season, finishing on 37 points and 10 assists, and scored 17 of his points in overtime. Jaren ...

Result: Washington Wizards rally for late win against Los Angeles Clippers

There were also wins for the Raptors, Trail Blazers and Nets. The Washington Wizards fought back from 24 points down in the second quarter to see off the Los Angeles Clippers 125-118. John Wall, Bradley Beal and Jeff Green each had 10 points in the fourth quarter as the Wizards outscored the visitors 39-23 in the final 12 minutes to seal the win. Wall had 30 on the night, while Tobias Harris top scored for the Clippers with 29 as the side fell to 11-6, half a game behind the Golden State Warriors at the top of the Pacific Division. https://twitter.com/WashWizards/status/1065079855367286784/ Danny Green hit a jump shot with 0.5 seconds left on the clock as the Toronto Raptors beat the Orlando Magic 93-91. Evan Fournier drew the game level with two seconds left with a dunk, but the Raptors t...

It could’ve been a lot worse: Caris LeVert thanks well-wishers after foot injury

Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert has said an injury he suffered during a game on Monday “could’ve been a lot worse” as he thanked well-wishers for their messages of support. The 24-year-old went down after leaping to defend at the rim during a match against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Centre. He was tended to by medics before being stretchered off court, leaving fans and fellow players visibly shocked. I just want to thank God above all things b/c despite how bad the injury looked, it could’ve been a lot worse. Thanks to all for the prayers, messages, love, support for both my family & me. We appreciate you all! Can’t wait to get back out there with my brothers!!! @BrooklynNets pic.twitter.com/ZaOYO8WKl6 — Caris LeVert (@CarisLeVert) November ...

Result: Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert’s injury overshadows Minnesota Timberwolves win

Fans and players were left reeling after LeVert’s injury. The Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-113 in a game which was overshadowed after Caris LeVert suffered a leg injury in the final seconds of the first half. The Nets guard fell after leaping to defend at the rim and was tended to by medics on court, leaving fans and fellow players visibly shocked. He was reportedly taken to hospital for assessment on his right leg, and supporters from across the league sent their well-wishes. Kenny Atkinson on Caris LeVert: Our only thoughts are with him. Nothing else matters. pic.twitter.com/xCNaRsk1Kc — YES Network (@YESNetwork) November 13, 2018 Despite getting to within a point of tying the match in the fourth quarter, the Nets could not stop a late surge from the Timberwolv...

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