New Jersey Nets
The Boston Celtics will not have to worry about the New Jersey Nets two best players on Wednesday night, but will have a red-hot rookie to contend with.
The Celtics have obtained forward JaJuan Johnson of Purdue, taken by the New Jersey Nets with the 27th pick of Thursday’s NBA draft, for guard Marshon Brooks of Providence, who Boston had taken with the 25th choice.
Brook Lopez scored 20 points, Deron Williams added 16 and made the clinching 3-pointer, and the New Jersey Nets extended their longest winning streak in three years to five games with an 88-79 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
The Golden State Warriors have bought out forward Troy Murphy, who is expected to join either the Boston Celtics or Miami Heat, according to reports.
The New Jersey Nets have acquired All-Star point guard Deron Williams from the Utah Jazz in exchange for rookie Derrick Favors and point guard Devin Harris.
Celtics coach Doc Rivers never doubted that Paul Pierce would bounce back quickly after what might have been the worst game of his All-Star career.
Nate Robinson scored 21 points starting in place of an injured Rajon Rondo and led the Boston Celtics to their seventh straight win, 100-75 over the New Jersey Nets.
Shaquille O’Neal scored a season-high 25 points, even hitting four straight free throws in the fourth quarter as the Boston Celtics came back to beat the New Jersey Nets 89-83 on Wednesday night.
With the Boston Celtics pre-season over Gresh & Zo discuss where the Celtics slot in with the rest of the Eastern Conference.
On this hour of Toucher & Rich, looks like our boy Scal is heading to Chicago, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is a bad person and the Male Bag.