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Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk gets 7-year extension

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Boychuk and the New York Islanders have agreed on a long-term contract extension that assures that two of the club’s top defensemen will stick together well after the team locates to Brooklyn next season. Boychuk received a seven-year deal Thursday, as Nick Leddy did late last month. Boychuk’s contract is[…]

Pelicans beat Nets, move closer to 8th in West

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Ajinca and Quincy Pondexter each scored 17 points and the New Orleans Pelicans moved within percentage points of eighth place in the Western Conference by beating the Brooklyn Nets 111-91 on Tuesday night. Omer Asik had 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Pelicans in their third straight victory. Anthony[…]

Hayward, Favors lead Jazz past slumping Nets, 95-88

NEW YORK (AP) — Gordon Hayward scored 24 points, including five straight to stop a Nets rally, and the Utah Jazz beat Brooklyn 95-88 on Sunday night. Former Nets forward Derrick Favors added 22 points and eight rebounds for the Jazz, who won for the seventh time in nine games and finished off a 3-1[…]

Suns rally late in 4th, beat Nets 108-100 in overtime

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Morris made the tiebreaking basket and scored 19 points, twin brother Markieff Morris and Eric Bledsoe also had 19, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Brooklyn Nets 108-100 in overtime Friday night. Brandon Knight shook off a poor shooting night to make two baskets in overtime for the Suns, who[…]