Mikal Bridges’ 44 points not enough as Nets lose to lowly Magic

ORLANDO, FL—Maybe the Nets were tired. Or maybe he didn’t hit the jumper. Or maybe the former led to the latter. The end result was the same, a disastrous 119-106 loss, and I felt sorry for Magic at the Amway Center on Sunday. Michal Bridges scored 44 points and was just one behind his career-best […]

Knicks fall to lowly Hornets as nine-game win streak snapped

There is a notion that playing against lower-tier opponents could be interpreted as a trap game in order to be a successful NBA team. In particular, the Knicks’ double overtime in Boston on Sunday derives from the emotional nature of his thriller-like victory. Tom Thibodeau’s rolling team leveled off Tuesday night, blowing a 16-point halftime […]

Nets blow past lowly Rockets for third consecutive victo

HOUSTON — The Nets did exactly what a playoff-bound team should do to a basement dweller Tuesday night against the bottom-ranked Rockets. Michal Bridges scored a game-high 30 points as the Nets beat Houston, 118-96. The score was tied at 54-all in the waning seconds of the second quarter as the Nets reeled off a […]