Brooklyn Nets closes its season series with Golden State Warriors Saturday night at the Oracle Arena. Here's how to capture all action.
It's a start to the evening on the west coast on Saturday night for Brooklyn Nets, taking two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, for an 8:30 p.m. Eastern tips of
It's a 5:30 local start for a game that sees the team coming in from the exact opposite directions they made for their October 28 matchup in Brooklyn.
The net (6-6) has won three straight games, including one last second's victory on Friday night against Denver Nuggets on the way, while Warriors (10-2) comes in after their first season decline.
In the final meeting, the Golden State came in with three straight victories and Brooklyn has lost two nights earlier.
Friday night in Denver, Caris LeVert nailed a short lane in 0.3-second lane to lift the net to a 112-110 victory over Nuggets and left Denver's first loss at home.
D & # 39; Angelo Russell led the net with 23 points. Jarrett Allen finished 18 points and nine rebounds while matching his career high with five blocked shots and Spencer Dinwiddie went for 12 points and six assists.
Meanwhile, Warriors was handled by Milwaukee Bucks 134-111 on Thursday night in a national televised beatdown and lost two-hour NBA MVP Stephen Curry to a left adductor tribe.
Klay Thompson paced the Golden State with 24 points and also had two blocked shots in the loss. Kevin Durant had 17 points, five rebounds and nine deputies. Jordan Bell, Kevon Looney and Alfonzo McKinnie also had five cards on board.
Curry had 10 points and six assists before leaving the injury. The loss snapped an eight-match winning streak for the Western conference-leading war arena.
The net is 36-53 against Golden State since joining the NBA 1976 and has not won in Oakland because they were New Jersey Nets in a 102-100 win at the Oracle Arena on March 30, 2012.
Golden State owns the longest winning stretch in the series, a nine-game run from February 25, 1986 to April 6, 1990 and has won the last seven games against Brooklyn.
Purvis Short published the highest scoring individual game in the series with a 59-point outbreak in a 131-114 New Jersey victory at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena on November 17, 1984.
Jason Kidd scored 41 points for the net in a loss of 105-97 in Oakland on January 23rd, 2003, most of a Net in the series.
The highest score for each team in the series occurred the same night, a 153-148 overtime win of Warriors over the nights in East Rutherford on March 28, 1992. The net has the high mark as a rule and puts it in a 134-132 win at Piscataway, NJ, 15 February 1981.
The biggest blow between the teams was a 124-86 victory of the Golden State in Oakland against the then New York Nets on April 7, 1977.
Since moving to Brooklyn 2012, the club 4-11 against the Golden State, with Joe Johnson's 32 points in a 109-102 loss on December 7, 2012 at the Barclays Center is the high score since the nights left New Jersey.
* -History research with permission of Basket-Reference.com.
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Here's how to connect to the action Saturday night:
Brooklyn Network at Golden State Warriors
Oracle Arena, Oakland, California.
Time: 8:30 p.m. eastern
TV: YES Network
Live Stream: NBA League Pass
Season series: Warrior's lead 1-0
Records: Brooklyn (6-6), Golden State (10-2)
Scoring: BKN 109.6 (t-18th), GSW 122.4 (1st)
Defense: BKN 107.8 (t-9th), GSW 111.8 (21st)
Of. ratings: BKN 107.0 (13th), GSW 117.7 (1st)
Def. ratings: BKN 107.4 (16th), GSW 105.9 (14th)
Rate: BKN 100.97 (25th), GSW 104.73 (11th)
Shooting: BKN 45.5% (13th), GSW 51.8% (1st)
3-point: BKN 36.9% (8th), GSW 41.8% (1st)
Opponent photography: BKN 44.9% (13th), GSW 44.6% (9th)
Opponent 3-point: BKN 34.5% (14th), GSW 31.8% (t-3)
Brooklyn: OUT-Treveon Graham (left hamstring tribe).
Golden State: OUT-DeMarcus cousins (left Achilles rehab), Draymond Green (right foot / toe tension), Shaun Livingston (right foot ache), Stephen Curry (left adductor strain).
October 28th in Brooklyn: Stephen Curry scored 35 points and Kevin Durant scored 34 points with eight rebounds and six helping as Warriors held off a furious late charge of the net to hold a 120-114 victory.
Draymond Green added 13 assists and five steals for the Golden State and Damian Jones blocked two shots.
Brooklyn, who scored 19 points in the third quarter before losing the deficit to two in the last two minutes of the match, received 25 points and six assistants from Angelo Russell and 23 points and seven assisted by Caris LeVert in the loss.
Ed Davis took seven rebounds, Jared Dudley nicknamed three rods and Jarrett Allen finished 11 points and two blocks.
Brooklyn: on Minnesota, Monday; vs miami on wednesday in Washington, Friday
Golden State: at L.A. Clippers, Monday; vs Atlanta, Tuesday; on Houston, Thursday