NBA: Indiana 105, Brooklyn 91

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Paul George and Lance Stephenson put in a combined 47 points Saturday, guiding the Indiana Pacers over Brooklyn 105-91.

NBA: Brooklyn 104 Milwaukee 93

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Shaun Livingston helped Brooklyn get off to a fast start Friday and the Nets held on to defeat Milwaukee 104-93.

Nets' Paul Pierce slapped with $15,000 fine for flagrant foul

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce has been slapped with a $15,000 fine for "clotheslining" Indiana's George Hill, the NBA announced Tuesday.

NBA: Philadelphia 121, Brooklyn 120 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Evan Turner hit a floating jump shot just before the overtime buzzer sounded Friday to bring Philadelphia a 121-120 win over Brooklyn.

NBA: Washington 113, Brooklyn 107

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- John Wall scored 21 points and was one of seven Washington players in double figures Wednesday, leading the Wizards to a 113-107 win over Brooklyn.

NBA: Brooklyn 130, Philadelphia 94

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson tied an NBA record with eight 3-pointers in the third quarter Monday, ending with 37 points in the Brooklyn Nets' 130-94 pounding of Philadelphia.

NBA: Detroit 103, Brooklyn 99

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Kyle Singler hit two free throws with 10 seconds to play Friday to secure a 103-99 victory for Detroit over Brooklyn.

NBA: Brooklyn 104, Boston 96

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Deron Williams came back from an ankle injury to score 25 points Tuesday, igniting the Brooklyn Nets to a 104-96 win over Boston.
Nets' Paul Pierce could be out four weeks

Nets' Paul Pierce could be out four weeks

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Brooklyn forward Paul Pierce will miss up to four weeks of playing time because of a fractured finger on his right hand, the NBA's Nets said Monday.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 99, Brooklyn 94

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Steve Blake gave Los Angeles a 3-point lead with 8 seconds left Wednesday and the Lakers survived a Brooklyn rally to down the Nets 99-94.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 110, Brooklyn 103

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin supplied 30 points and 12 rebounds Saturday and the Los Angeles Clippers recorded a fourth straight win, 110-103 over Brooklyn.

NBA: Brooklyn 104, Utah 88

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Brook Lopez scored 27 points and collected seven rebounds Tuesday, sparking the Brooklyn Nets over winless Utah 104-88.

NBA: Orlando 107, Brooklyn 86

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Rookie Victor Oladipo and Nikola Vucevic each scored 19 points Sunday, powering the Orlando Magic over Brooklyn 107-86 for a second straight win.

NBA: Brooklyn 101, Miami 100

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson's two free throws with 4 seconds to go gave Brooklyn a three-point lead Friday and the Nets survived to defeat Miami 101-100.

Brad Stevens named Boston Celtics head coach

BOSTON, July 3 (UPI) -- Former Butler University men's basketball Coach Brad Stevens Wednesday was named coach of the NBA Boston Celtics.

NBA: New York 88, Boston 80

BOSTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points Friday in helping push New York to its first playoff series win in 13 years with an 88-80 victory over Boston.

NBA: Boston 92, New York 86

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- Jason Terry and Paul Pierce combined to make nine 3-pointers Wednesday, a long-range effort that kept Boston's season alive with a 92-86 win over New York.

NBA: Boston 97, New York 90 (OT)

BOSTON, April 28 (UPI) -- Jason Terry scored nine of his 18 points in overtime Sunday and the Boston Celtics stayed alive in the post-season with a 97-90 win over New York.

NBA: New York 90, Boston 76

BOSTON, April 26 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony led New York to a strong first half and finished with 26 points Friday, and the Knicks neared a series victory by downing Boston 90-76.

NBA: New York 87, Boston 71

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- New York's Carmelo Anthony pumped in 34 points Tuesday and the Knicks grabbed a 2-0 first-round playoff series lead with an 87-71 victory over Boston.

NBA: New York 85, Boston 78

NEW YORK, April 20 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 36 points Saturday and the New York Knicks used a tough defense to register an 85-78 win over Boston in a first-round playoff opener.

NBA: Boston 120, Orlando 88

ORLANDO, Fla., April 13 (UPI) -- Courtney Lee led a Boston balanced attack with 20 points Saturday and the Celtics clinched a seventh playoff seed by overwhelming Orlando 120-88.

NBA: Miami 109, Boston 101

MIAMI, April 12 (UPI) -- LeBron James led a return to the lineup of Miami's top three players Friday and the Heat celebrated by fighting off Boston 109-101.

NBA: Brooklyn 101, Boston 93

BOSTON, April 10 (UPI) -- Deron Williams was one of three Brooklyn players to reach 20 points Wednesday, lifting the Nets to a 101-93 decision over Boston.

NBA: Boston 107, Washington 96

BOSTON, April 7 (UPI) -- Brandon Bass put in 20 points and Paul Pierce added 15 more Sunday, elevating the Boston Celtics to a 107-96 victory over Washington.
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