Field Goal %
- CHI 48.6
- 35.2 BKN
Three Point %
- CHI 29.4
- 29.4 BKN
- CHI 15
- 17 BKN
- CHI 47
- 47 BKN
- Brooklyn, NY
- Line: BKN -3.0
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of the 4th Quarter
The Knicks and Nets now have identical 9-19 records this season, and both teams plays games they would like to forget on Christmas Day.
FROM ELIAS:Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are 6-for-32 from the field in their last 2 games. Since they became teammates in 2007-08, that .188 FG pct is their worst in a 2-game stretch in their career.
Just one day ago Nets' Coach Jason Kidd was critical of his team's effort saying, "When we don't make shots, we tend to hang our head and we forget about playing defense..." Luckily for the Bulls on Wednesday, it didn't appear as if the Nets took Kidd's comments to heart. The Nets struggled on the offensive end, shooting 35.2%, and were not much better on defense.
The Nets need to look no further than their 2nd Qtr performance for today's loss. Brooklyn made just 2 buckets in the quarter... the 1st came at the 9:44 mark by Paul Pierce and the other was with 1:44 left - a 3-pointer by Deron Williams.Their 13.3 percent shooting is their worst in the 2nd quarter in the last 10 years.
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett have not helped the Nets' woes as of late. Pierce and Garnett have gone a combined 6-for-32 from the field over the last 2 games. The Nets lost both games by a combined 34 points.
Taj Gibson logged his 4th game of the season with 20 points. Gibson had just 5 career 20-point games in his 1st 4 seasons.
NBA TV host Kristen Ledlow says she was robbed at gunpoint at her home on Saturday and that thieves took off wit her car, purse and phone.
So many things have happened since the Cavs won the NBA title last June. So much money has been spent on free agents to boot, and Brian Windhorst attempts to summarize it all in the quickest way possible.
Derrick Rose believes he should still be considered an elite NBA point guard and that it's only a "matter of time" before he shows it to others.