March 11, 2013
J.R. Smith scored 24 points and the New York Knicks shook off the absence of Carmelo Anthony and the shock of Amar'e Stoudemire's needing more knee surgery to rout the visiting Utah Jazz, 113-84, on Saturday night. The Knicks learned earlier Saturday that Stoudemire will have right knee surgery that will sideline him about six weeks. But they still have plenty off the bench. Steve Novak scored 20 points. Elsewhere: Brook Lopez and Andray Blatche each scored 18 and the Brooklyn Nets won their third straight game with a 93-80 victory over the host Atlanta Hawks.
November 29, 2012
The Washington Wizards earned their first victory after starting the season with 12 consecutive losses, getting 19 points from Jordan Crawford in an 84-82 win over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. The Wizards survived a scoreless stretch of 6 minutes, 47 seconds in the fourth period when Crawford hit on a three-pointer with 2:06 to play, and they finally took the 84-82 lead on Emeka Okafor's two free throws with 39.1 seconds to play. Elsewhere: Joe Johnson scored 18 points, Andray Blatche had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics, 95-83, after Rajon Rondo was ejected following a fight.
January 11, 2013 |
PHILADELPHIA police are declining to release information about an investigation into an alleged rape that occurred earlier this week inside a Center City Four Seasons Hotel suite rented by Brooklyn Nets forward Andray Blatche. A 21-year-old woman had told cops that she was raped by a friend of Blatche's early Tuesday morning, after she had consensual sex with another man inside the suite. A police source said that Blatche and two other women were in the suite at the time of the alleged assault.
March 25, 2010 |
No early return Denver Nuggets coach George Karl, who is undergoing treatment for throat and neck cancer, may not return until the playoffs begin next month. According to a blog post by his girlfriend, Kim Van Deraa, he was hospitalized this week with blood clots in his lungs and a leg. Karl, who beat prostate cancer a few years ago, has undergone radiation treatment and chemo- therapy, and has missed the Nuggets' last four games. Van Deraa wrote that they weren't sure when he would be released.
November 10, 2012
Andray Blatche had 15 points, Brook Lopez added 14 points and 10 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets beat the host Orlando Magic, 107-68, Friday night. The Nets never trailed while snapping a 10-game losing streak to Orlando that dated to 2009. E'Twaun Moore led the Magic with 18 points, and Arron Afflalo finished with 12. The Nets dominated inside, with Lopez and Blatche pushing around Orlando's young front line. They also got a lift from their bench, with Brooklyn's reserves outscoring their counterparts, 55-18, for the game.
January 10, 2013 |
Brooklyn Nets basketball player Andray Blatche was questioned by Philadelphia police in connection with an alleged rape early Tuesday at the Four Seasons hotel in Center City, but was released with no charges filed against him, police said. The investigation is still under way, but preliminary findings indicate that Blatche, 26, was not involved, Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said Tuesday. Blatche may have been in or near the room at the time of the alleged assault, Ramsey said.
January 9, 2013 |
Brooklyn Nets player Andray Blatche was questioned by Philadelphia Police in connection with an alleged rape early Tuesday morning at the Four Seasons hotel in Center City, but was released with no charges filed against him, police said. The preliminary findings of the investigation indicate that Blatche was not involved in the assault, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said Tuesday. Several other witnesses, including two other men, are being interviewed by police, Ramsey said, as well as the victim.
January 16, 2013 |
BROOK LOPEZ had 22 points and nine rebounds, Joe Johnson and Deron Williams each scored 21 points, and the Brooklyn Nets extended their season-high winning streak to seven games with a 113-106 victory over the visiting Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night. Andray Blatche added 14 points for the Nets, in the midst of their longest winning streak since running off 14 in a row late in the 2005-06 season. A .500 team when they fired Avery Johnson late last month, Brooklyn is 9-1 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo and has pulled within 1 1/2 games of the New York Knicks for the Atlantic Division lead.
November 19, 2012
Kevin Durant notched his first career triple-double with 25 points, 13 rebounds, and a career-high 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the visiting Golden State Warriors, 119-109, on Sunday. The three-time NBA scoring champion has been trying to improve his floor game and reduce turnovers. He came in averaging four per game, fourth-worst in the league. He turned it over just twice in this one and pumped his fist after he set up Kevin Martin's three-pointer with 4 minutes, 57 seconds to play for his 10th assist.
February 23, 2010 |
Andray Blatche scored 25 points and had 11 rebounds to lead the Washington Wizards to a 101-95 victory over the Chicago Bulls last night. Blatche, averaging 25 points in the four games since the trades of Antawn Jamison and Caron Butler, helped Washington to its first three-game home winning streak since April 4-12, 2008. Washington is 3-1 since the trades, and the Wizards ended Chicago's four-game winning streak. Derrick Rose scored 22 points to lead the Bulls. Washington played nearly the entire game after one of their newest players, Josh Howard, playing in his fourth game, collided with Flip Murray with 4:23 to play in the first quarter.