Nets vs. Wizards: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

Nets vs. Wizards: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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Nets vs. Wizards: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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The Brooklyn Nets (28-16) play against the Washington Wizards (22-22) at Capital One Arena

Game Time: 7:00 PM EST on Wednesday January 19, 2022

Brooklyn Nets 119, Washington Wizards 118 (Final)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Kyrie says he is embracing the pressure that comes with playing without KD for a while. He is confident he can keep the Nets moving offensively. espn.com/nba/story/_/id…12:51 AM
Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn
Dejounte Murray on what he expects from the crowd Friday when Patty Mills returns to the AT&T Center:
“It better be loud. San Antonio better come out and show their appreciation for him. He was here a long time, he won here and he loves this city a lot, he loves the fans…” – 11:56 PM
Dave Early @DavidEarly
“I like the pressure, I love pressure. I think it brings out the best in me personally and then also I’m able to carry that energy with the team….”
-Kyrie Irving was asked if he feels more pressure with Kevin Durant (MCL sprain) out of the lineup. pic.twitter.com/xFIorHTDut11:50 PM

Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
On the chance that KPJ would not take that last-minute 3, Silas said, “No chance, no chance.” Ran the same action as in Washington. “I like that shot.” – 11:33 PM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
This was supposed to be Utah’s get right week with home games against the rockets and Pistons, before getting the warriors, Suns, Suns, and Grizzlies, wolves, Nuggets, nets over their next seven. They keep playing like this, where are the wins gonna come from? – 11:30 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
“It just feels good to win. To do it for the world to watch and let them know how serious we are, we just want to keep going. We’re not satisfied. We’re going to stay humble, keep playing hard and have fun out here.” – Terry Rozier
#AllFly | @HusqvarnaUSA11:28 PM
Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn
Pop looking ahead to Friday:
“They played well at both ends. We were aggressive, solid on defense and on the boards, and I thought we shared it pretty good. We had 32 assists, so that’s a good sign. So, now we got to hold (Kyrie Irving) below 50 on Friday.” – 11:24 PM
Doug Smith @SmithRaps
Mavs 102,Raptors 98; on to Washington on Friday for Toronto
Just enough blips down the stretch – 10:59 PM
Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Nets assistant coach reaches onto court to tip pass, allowed to cause Wizards turnover (video) nba.nbcsports.com/2022/01/19/net…10:50 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Here is the pool report from tonight’s officiating crew regarding the Nets coach deflecting the ball in the 4th quarter: pic.twitter.com/JUlYhSBkKv10:50 PM

StatMuse @statmuse
Most points per minute in an NBA game:
2.08 — Wilt 100 in 48 min
2.07 — Klay 60 in 29 min
1.96 — Klay 52 in 27 min
1.96 — Harden 60 in 31 min
1.93 — Kobe 81 in 42 min
1.91 — Gervin 63 in 33 min
1.89 — Kobe 62 in 33 min
1.85 — Malone 61 in 33 min
1.85 — Embiid 50 in 27 mins pic.twitter.com/mgYJh2ISEX10:39 PM

Dave Early @DavidEarly
“I was never as bad as him.”
LaMarcus Aldridge joking about Day’Ron Sharpe’s foul trouble and what advice he might have. – 10:32 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
The double-double duo 🔥
Get half-off @yourlocaldomino tomorrow with code HORNETS! pic.twitter.com/qcAoPhHd4N10:30 PM

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Kyrie said he spent time teaching some high school kids about the game while he was away the last few months. Said it was a good way for him to stay connected. – 10:28 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
Kyrie Irving said he kept fit while he was away from the #Nets by training with boys – St. Patrick’s (NJ) and others – and girls at the high school, college and pro level. – 10:28 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Kyrie Irving said to keep in shape while he was away from the team he trained boys and girls at the high school, college and pro level. Said they taught him, too. – 10:25 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
💧💧💧💧💧💧💧💧💧💧💧💧💧💧💧💧
#AllFly | @Lowes pic.twitter.com/kTr69skD7g10:19 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
Terry: 28 PTS, 10 AST, 6 3PT
Miles: 22 PTS, 7 REB
Kelly: 18 PTS, 3 3PT
LaMelo: 15 PTS, 10 AST, 10 REB
Jalen: 12 PTS, 3 REB
#AllFly | @drpepper pic.twitter.com/7llTidrS8E10:15 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
Tonight’s @HusqvarnaUSA Player of the Game is @Terry Rozier!
#NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/tKP4psxTFB10:07 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
SWEPT THE ROAD TRIP! 🧹
#AllFly | @NewAmsterdam pic.twitter.com/0VTrNkTXDs10:06 PM

Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Kyle Kuzma says the Nets assistant coach deflecting the Wizards’ pass was “horseshit.” – 10:05 PM
Tom Westerholm @Tom_NBA
Terry Rozier got mad at me one time because I accidentally implied he was learning his moves from watching Kyrie, and he was absolutely right to do so. – 10:04 PM
Dave Early @DavidEarly
“[Nurkic] his weight was all on me…. he seen me so he hit me first, I felt that through my whole body, I was like damn.”
#Nets Day’Ron Sharpe gives props to some of the strongest bigs he’s battled so far. Names Jusuf Nurkic, Jonas Valančiūnas, and Steven Adams. pic.twitter.com/WRuLJKrmnc10:04 PM

Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Joseph Blair has a great mantra: “I don’t expect perfection, but I expect perfect effort”
He did not like the Wizards effort to close the first half – 10:00 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Asked about the toughest bigs he’s faced since getting extended run, Day’Ron Sharpe lists Jusuf Nurkic, Steven Adams and Jonas Valanciunas. Said their weight is so superior to his he’s felt their blows ring throughout his body and noticed how easily they’ve been able to move him – 9:57 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
SKY MILES‼️ ✈️
@Miles Bridges x #NBAAllStar
#AllFly | @HornetsOnBally pic.twitter.com/8Lcfvoglhz9:57 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Day’Ron Sharpe said when playing against the Grizzlies, Steven Adams let him box-out, then when the shot went up, Adams just moved him out the way. Said that game made him realize he needs to get stronger. – 9:57 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
PJ Washington is out for the rest of the game with a hip contusion, per the Hornets. – 9:56 PM
Rod Boone @rodboone
PJ Washington suffered a right hip contusion and is out for the rest of the game. – 9:55 PM
Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
The Hornets say PJ Washington is done for the night with a hip contusion. – 9:54 PM
Charlotte Hornets PR @HornetsPR
INJURY UPDATE: @Charlotte Hornets forward PJ Washington suffered a right hip contusion in the 4Q and will not return to the game tonight @ BOS #AllFly9:54 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
DayRon Sharpe on his biggest adjustment to the #NBA game: “Trying not to foul.” He jokes “I feel like the refs ain’t giving me no love.” #Nets9:54 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Day’Ron Sharpe asked about his biggest adjustment to the NBA foul: “Trying not to foul.” Said he’s getting no love from the refs, which makes sense given he’s a rookie. Has a good attitude about it. – 9:53 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Wizards acting head coach on the Nets assistant interfering on a 4th quarter play: “My reaction was utter disbelief… I’ve never seen anything like that.” – 9:51 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
TSUNAMI BACK 🌊👌
@Kelly Oubre | @HornetsOnBally pic.twitter.com/Ddp3phM5XW9:51 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
The Wizards got 2 clean looks at a game-winner on their final stretch and missed them both. Steve Nash said he held his breath each time one of those shots went up. – 9:43 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Nash said the Wizards took the pick-and-pop away from Aldridge in the second half, which caused him to slow down offensively. Credits him to getting hot late. – 9:40 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Steve Nash said James Harden got hit in the head. Thinks he’s fine. – 9:39 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Woof.
An entertaining ending but we came up just short.
#DCAboveAll | @Ticketmaster pic.twitter.com/bKIHbO8oIw9:36 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
If at first you don’t succeed, you can always try again 💥
@PJ Washington | @HornetsOnBally pic.twitter.com/mf4INJ27Fk9:34 PM

Vincent Goodwill @VinceGoodwill
Interesting final possession from Washington. Timeouts in hand, but with a scramble on matchups, you got good looks. Maybe Kuz goes to the basket after the pump fake? – 9:33 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Kyrie Irving last 2 games:
30 PTS, 7 AST, 57 FG%
27 PTS, 9 AST, 52 FG%
Part-time Kyrie is still better than your favorite player. pic.twitter.com/JafXNzYCmu9:32 PM

Tom Lorenzo @TomLorenzo
Whenever LaMarcus Aldridge has a huge game I am reminded of this Reddit meme from like 7 years ago.
(spoiler: he had a huge game.) pic.twitter.com/rk4JFqK3u99:32 PM

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Nets squeeze this one out — 119-118. Kuzma and Dinwiddie got clean looks at the end that would have won it, but they didn’t fall. Kyrie finishes with 30 points. Aldridge goes 11-for-15 from the field for 27 points.
The Nets are 28-16. – 9:31 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
One frame to finish strong. 💪
#AllFly | @AthleticBrewing pic.twitter.com/QR34qb4ZIh9:31 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
WOW. Final: Nets hold on against the Wizards 119-118. Kuzma and Dinwiddie both had looks at the buzzer. Irving with 30, Harden with 18, Aldridge with a season-high 27. Brooklyn survives by the hair on their chinny, chin, chin. On to San Antonio. – 9:30 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Wow. Insane finish. Kuzma’s three rims out, Trezz gets a wild offensive rebound with 2 sec. left to set up Dinwiddie, but his 3 also missed. Nets beat the Wizards 119-118. – 9:30 PM
Mike Prada @MikePradaNBA
Did Kuz forget they were down 1? – 9:30 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
Sheeeesh what a finish. The Nets escape that one with a 119-118 win over the Wizards. – 9:30 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Wow, Wizards get two good looks at 3, but neither can fall
Joseph Blair opts not to call timeout – 9:30 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
CLUTCH KUZ HAS ENTERED THE CHAT
@Kyle Kuzma comes through with the huge 3! 🙌
#NBAALLSTAR | @MichelobULTRA9:29 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Kyle Kuzma with a clutch 3, because that’s what he does. The Wizards trail the Nets by one point with 36.2 sec left, 119-118. Stream the finish here: stream.nbcsports.com/rsn/nba-wizard…9:27 PM
Quinton Mayo @RealQuintonMayo
Klutch Kuz. His 3-pointer cuts the lead to 1. – 9:27 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Kyle Kuzma corner 3. Nets lead 119-118 with 36.2 seconds left. Timeout Steve Nash. – 9:27 PM
Mike Vorkunov @MikeVorkunov
Nets running their offense through LaMarcus Aldridge is not something I expected to see tonight. He’s got three shots in the last two minutes as Brooklyn clings to a two-point lead with 1:05 left. – 9:25 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
LaMarcus Aldridge hitting big shots down the stretch to keep the Nets in front reminds me of his fourth quarter heroics in Philly in the second game of the season when he had his ‘I’m back’ moment. – 9:23 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Nash rolling with Aldridge, Irving, Harden, Mills and Edwards in crunch time. Four vets, one rook again. Aldridge just scored for the first time in I don’t know how long. – 9:21 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Nets up 113-111 with 3:19 left. Brooklyn trying to hold the lead, which was once as large as 16 points. Kyrie Irving continues to dazzle, James Harden is near a triple-double despite an off-shooting night (7-for-20). LaMarcus Aldridge has just one basket the second half. – 9:19 PM
Tas Melas @TasMelas
What a flop by Kyle Kuzma. Add it to his highlight reel. 😆 pic.twitter.com/y16LmAUHN09:18 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
5️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ career three-pointers in Buzz City! 👌
@Terry Rozier x #NBAAllStar
#AllFly | @HornetsOnBally pic.twitter.com/rHMdf7TiDP9:17 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
🆙🆙🆙
@Montrezl Harrell gets up to throw down!
#DCAboveAll pic.twitter.com/hQcUjDp6DL9:16 PM

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Looked like Harden might have gotten popped in the face on a drive to the rim. He stayed on the floor for a few moments but ultimately made his way back to the bench. He’s going to end up right around 40 minutes again tonight. – 9:15 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Harden is up and on the Nets bench. Can’t tell where he’s hurting. – 9:14 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Just a terrific 4th quarter defensive play by… a Nets assistant coach? pic.twitter.com/RBz28iYFFi9:13 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
James Harden is down on the court. – 9:13 PM
Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Kuzma and Beal with back to back solid defensive possessions on Kyrie. Nets on the verge of giving back a 16 point lead here. Wizards have come back to life late. – 9:07 PM
Nick DePaula @NickDePaula
Kyrie Irving breaks out the Kyrie Infinity in a @DukeMBB PE. pic.twitter.com/ThouCWfGSf9:06 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
We call this #NBAAllStar swag 🗣⭐️
@Miles Bridges | #AllFly pic.twitter.com/wPf633tVWw8:59 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Still within striking distance.
Beal: 15 PTS, 3-6 3P, 3 AST
Harrell: 10 PTS, 4-7 FG, 4 REB
Hachimura: 9 PTS, 3-6 FG, 5 REB
#DCAboveAll | @CapitalOne8:50 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Tonight we’ve seen extended stretches of a lineup that includes Beal, Kispert, Avdija, Hachimura and Bryant.
Lots to like. Their 3 most recent 1st rd picks. Youth and offense, some defensive versatility with Avdija/Rui. Will be interested to see how the numbers play out. – 8:49 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
End of the third quarter: Nets lead the Wizards 97-88. Not much defense here. Irving has 26 points, Harden 16 and LA with 21. Day’Ron Sharpe looks better and better every game. Needs to get better with the fouls. – 8:48 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
We love a solid first half.
#AllFly pic.twitter.com/66WY6PqRXL8:47 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
Sky Miles with the tough HORSE shot 😯
@Miles Bridges x #NBAAllStar
#AllFly | @HornetsOnBally pic.twitter.com/HQSXpAop2R8:46 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
That put-back though 😤
@Kyle Kuzma sticking with it 💪
#NBAAllStar | @MichelobULTRA pic.twitter.com/vrs6gVEA158:46 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Kyrie Irving is making the Wizards look like muggles. – 8:44 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
T-Ro going coast-to-coast 🧳
@Terry Rozier x #NBAAllStar
#AllFly | @HornetsOnBally pic.twitter.com/st4Ed9kK2B8:41 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
LaMarcus Aldridge has 21 points on 90 percent shooting. From November, my story on his road back from retirement to becoming an X-factor for the Nets’ this season: theathletic.com/2982101/2021/1…8:38 PM
Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Day’Ron Sharpe continues to give Nash some good minutes off the bench. He’s got 14 points and six rebounds tonight. He came into the game averaging 9.9 points and 6.1 rebounds a game this month. – 8:33 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
🎯🎯🎯
@Bradley Beal ⭐️
#NBAAllStar | @MichelobULTRA pic.twitter.com/e4YsrktzYV8:32 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
Wins the tipoff and the first one down the floor ⚡️
Great to have you back @Kelly Oubre!
#AllFly | @HornetsOnBally pic.twitter.com/1b3l2DmVZg8:27 PM

Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
Depleted #Nets focusing on playing better, not just wins and losses nypost.com/2022/01/19/net… via @nypostsports8:27 PM
David Aldridge @davidaldridgedc
When I asked @Will Barton on this week’s “Hoops, Adjacent” ep of @AthleticNBAShow w/ @Marcus Thompson who he thought was a flat-out bucket in the league today, he thought about it for a few seconds, and said what so many guys say:
“Kyrie.”
Listen in!: theathletic.com/podcast/8-the-…8:16 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Frames from the first 24. – 8:14 PM
Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets
Bruce ended the half with a BANG pic.twitter.com/6FWrHSyZZA8:14 PM

Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets
KAI was unstoppable in the 1st half
@Kyrie Irving x #NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/csFGWzaden8:11 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Lots of points on the board so far.
Harrell: 10 PTS, 4-7 FG, 4 REB
Dinwiddie: 9 PTS, 3 AST
KCP: 9 PTS, 3-6 FG
#DCAboveAll | @CapitalOne8:10 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
(1/2) Tell me if I’m incorrect, everybody. The Wizards allowed the Nets to score 74 pts. & shoot 63% from the field. And yet, as awful as those numbers are, I think the Wizards’ defense was OK. Kyrie Irving and James Harden are just incredible talents who were almost flawless. – 8:09 PM
Dave Early @DavidEarly
Kyrie Irving looking like a top 15 overall player out there in Washington, he has 22. Nets are on pace for (checks notes) A LOT of points. – 8:09 PM
Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets
Most points we’ve scored in a first half this season 👏 pic.twitter.com/NUu5KfkHlC8:09 PM

Anthony Puccio @APOOCH
Kyrie bringing out the full bag of tricks. He has 22 on 9/12 shooting in the 1st half.
40 ball en route? 👀 – 8:08 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
#Nets lead 74-62 at the break. It’s their highest-scoring first half of the season, topping their 71 vs. the #Clippers on Dec. 27. – 8:07 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
The Wizards go into halftime down 74-62 to the Nets. Tough defensive half for the Wiz. Kyrie Irving (22 pts) and LaMarcus Aldridge (19 pts) were basically unstoppable, while James Harden wasn’t far off (13 pts, 7 ast). – 8:07 PM
Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Kyrie just having his way with the Wizards defense. He’s already got 22 points — and he’s making it look easy.
9-for-12 in 19 minutes. The Wizards, like so many other teams, have no answer for him as he gets rolling. – 8:07 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Halftime: Nets lead the Wizards 74-62. Kyrie Irving has been spectacular. He’s got 22 points on 9-for-12 shooting and is putting on an absolute clinic. LaMarcus Aldridge has been as good with 19 points. Wizards with a 19-6 edge in second-chance points. – 8:07 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Wizards clearly trying to prove that the Nets are better without Kevin Durant so that he finally comes home? – 8:06 PM
Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Wizards can’t do a damn thing with Kyrie Irving tonight. – 8:06 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Bradley Beal probably thinking, how come I don’t even get half of these James Harden calls – 8:02 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
Aldridge’s 19 points (on 8-of-9 shooting) are the most he’s scored in any half this season. The #Nets are shooting .632 percent and leads Washington 61-49 with 3:21 left in the second quarter. #Wizards7:59 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
🔒 DEFENSE 🔒

🙌 OFFENSE 🙌 pic.twitter.com/y2VXu7L1ty7:59 PM

Noah Levick @NoahLevick
Andre Drummond just passed Darryl Dawkins to move into sole possession of 96th place on the NBA’s all-time blocks list.
The players right below Drummond are now Dawkins, Kevin Durant and LeBron James. – 7:58 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
Court Vision 👁👁
@LaMelo Ball x #NBAAllStar
#AllFly | @HornetsOnBally pic.twitter.com/xo9GwWq5697:57 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
From @BKN_NETSPR: LaMarcus Aldridge’s 17 points in tonight’s first half are tied for his most points scored in a half this season.
Aldridge tallied 17 points in the second half on 10/29 vs. Indiana. – 7:54 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
That was a great sell by LaMarcus Aldridge. – 7:53 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
LaMarcus Aldridge has 15 points. #Nets lead 51-42. – 7:51 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
With 6:47 remaining in the second quarter, James Harden is well on his way toward his 66th career triple-double and eighth triple-double this season. Harden already has 10 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists. – 7:50 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
With Deni Avdija and Davis Bertans back in the rotation, Raul Neto is out through the first half
Joseph Blair has described the in-game rotation has reading the flow of the game – 7:49 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
Now James Harden back to barreling to the rim, bullying folks like Debo. #Nets7:49 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Through 1 1/2 quarters the Wizards have gone away from their back-up PGs (Neto and Holiday) vs. the Nets, opting instead to play Beal at PG when Dinwiddie is off the floor. Avdija and Bertans have instead received those minutes. – 7:48 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
LaMarcus Aldridge with a mid-range shot toward the corner plus the foul. He’s made all six shots and the free throw. Has a game-high 13 points. Nets are going to need that without KD. – 7:43 PM
Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Aldridge off to a nice start — 5-for-5 in six minutes — already has 10 points. Kyrie getting almost anything he wants offensively — had 12 points in the first quarter. Wizards crushing Nets on the boards early: 17-8 and
2nd chance points: 13-4. – 7:42 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
End of the first quarter: Nets lead the Wizards 33-28. Strong start for Kyrie Irving. He’s got 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting. James Harden was just 1-for-5 in the quarter. LaMarcus Aldridge has 10 points and is 5-for-5. – 7:40 PM
Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Nets have a different spunk with Kyrie Irving on the floor and lead, 33-28, after one quarter in DC. – 7:38 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
After one, the Nets lead the Wiz 33-28
Gafford: 8p
Irving: 12p
Aldridge 10p – 7:37 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Kyrie Irving and LaMarcus Aldridge have combined for 22 of Brooklyn’s 33 points. The Nets lead the Wizards 33-28 after one quarter. – 7:37 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Wizards trail the Nets 33-28 after one. Kyrie Irving has 12 pts on 5-7 FG, Aldridge has 10 off the bench. Gafford leads the Wizards with 8 pts. – 7:37 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Ended up being a foul, but have to respect Bradley Beal playing very good defense in a 2-on-1 with Kyrie Irving and Bruce Brown (who only goes 1-2 from FT line) – 7:34 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Wizards beginning to embrace point guard Bradley Beal when Spencer Dinwiddie is off the floor?
Current lineup:
Bradley Beal
Corey Kispert
Deni Avdija
Rui Hachimura
Thomas Bryant – 7:32 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
🌊 WARNING!
Tipoff coming soon on @HornetsOnBally & @wfnz! pic.twitter.com/iP3s3NRP0L7:28 PM

Quinton Mayo @RealQuintonMayo
Rui Hachimura and Deni Avdija check in in the first quarter! – 7:27 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Did @Kyle Kuzma block this with his elbow? 🤔
#NBAAllStar | @MichelobULTRA pic.twitter.com/D5y49o1sNi7:27 PM

Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
After Deni Avdija didn’t appear until garbage time on Monday, he checks in midway through the 1st vs. the Nets. – 7:27 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
Avdija and Hachimura checking in with 4 mins to go in the first. – 7:27 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Deni Avdija and Rui Hachimura are about to check in with 4:03 remaining in the first quarter. – 7:26 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Deni Avdija back in the Wizards rotation after a near DNP-CD last game – 7:25 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
For the second game in a row, Thomas Bryant will be the first reserve center off the Wizards’ bench. Bryant is about to enter the game. – 7:24 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Kyrie Irving with 9 points on 4-5 shooting in 6 minutes to start the game, mostly against Kentavious Caldwell-Pope – 7:22 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
Everyone’s baaaack! 😜
#AllFly | @CrumblCookies pic.twitter.com/RXOV2IWaaM7:17 PM

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Granted, KD isn’t playing which surely would make a difference in DC — but it is unbelievably empty in here. Quiet. Feels like one of those early NCAA tournament games where there is no atmosphere at all. – 7:16 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
The Wizards have Kyle Kuzma assigned to guard James Harden early tonight. – 7:15 PM
Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets
Major smash to start the night pic.twitter.com/a3sxEUJTZp7:15 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Greetings from our nation’s capital. Nets-Wiz underway. Does Brooklyn get back on the horse or is this the Spencer Dinwiddie revenge game? Updates to follow. – 7:11 PM
Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes
Brooklyn Nets star James Harden to @YahooSports on what changes with Kevin Durant sidelined. pic.twitter.com/HdBQVxj12M6:53 PM

Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
In response to a question by @waynec0le, Wizards acting coach Joseph Blair cited these keys for his team tonight: limiting the number of Nets 3-point attempts, limiting the Nets’ 3-point percentage and avoiding turnovers. – 6:51 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
Dinwiddie, Beal, Caldwell-Pope, Kuzma and Gafford start tonight for the #Wizards against the #Nets. – 6:47 PM
Quinton Mayo @RealQuintonMayo
With the trade deadline approaching the Wizards may have to go all in to solidify Bradley Beal’s return at season’s end.
My latest on why this deadline is like no other and intel on how Washington is approaching some of the biggest names available.
mayoh.substack.com/p/bradley-beal…6:47 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
Harden, Irving, Mills, Edwards and Sharpe will start for the #Nets. – 6:44 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
INJURY REPORT vs BOS
The squad is healthy! 🙌
#AllFly | @NovantHealth pic.twitter.com/VP5R710LXW6:44 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
The Latvian Laser is locked on pregame.
#DCAboveAll pic.twitter.com/o8I0wHGg9g6:42 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Nets starters tonight against the Wizards:
– James Harden
– Kyrie Irving
– Patty Mills
– Kessler Edwards
– Day’Ron Sharpe – 6:32 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Starters for the Nets in DC: Harden, Irving, Mills, Edwards and Sharpe. – 6:30 PM
Sarah Kustok @sarahkustok
We got you for @Brooklyn Nets at @Washington Wizards on @YESNetwork
Coverage starts at 6:30p #NETSonYES pic.twitter.com/0jzKpkXY9I6:20 PM

Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
It’s Wizards-Nets tonight. Harden. Beal. Kyrie. Should be fun.
Here are my 3 keys as I wear a new suit (no big deal). I said no big deal. Tip-off at 7 on @NBCSWashington. pic.twitter.com/hRrfRfvuux6:01 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
About that time…
📍 @CapitalOneArena
🎙 @Team980
📺 @NBCSWashington
#DCAboveAll | @CapitalOne6:00 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
What’s a word that rhymes with orange?
#DCAboveAll | @MichelobULTRA pic.twitter.com/BRaThTkq7w5:59 PM

David Aldridge @davidaldridgedc
TNT has added the Nets-Wizards game in Washington on Feb. 10 at 7:30 to its schedule, replacing the Miami-New Orleans game previously scheduled for the early window of its doubleheader. The Finals rematch between Milwaukee and Phoenix remains in the TNT nightcap. – 5:57 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
The #Nets‘ Thursday Feb. 10 game at Washington will now be televised by #TNT. Tipoff has been moved back a half hour to 7:30pm. #Wizards #NBA5:51 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Corey Kispert is catching up with Nets sharpshooter Joe Harris before tonight’s game. Kispert has been compared to Harris and has studied his game, as I wrote over the summer: https://t.co/c6x7QuX6LY pic.twitter.com/9E024qFUkK5:49 PM

Quinton Mayo @RealQuintonMayo
The Nets at Wizards contest scheduled for Thursday, February 10, will be broadcast nationally on TNT. – 5:39 PM
Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria
Bembry (back spasms) is out tonight for the Nets – 5:38 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
📺 Our February 10 game vs. Brooklyn will now tip at 7:30 p.m. and be broadcast nationally on @NBAonTNT! #DCAboveAll pic.twitter.com/kdFj4bnOjL5:38 PM

JD Shaw @JShawNBA
TNT will now televise the Nets-Wizards game on Thursday, February 10, choosing to drop the Heat-Pelicans contest. – 5:38 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
DeAndre Bembry is out. #Nets #wizards5:31 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Wizards starters today vs. Brooklyn, per acting coach Joseph Blair: Spencer Dinwiddie, Bradley Beal, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Kyle Kuzma and Daniel Gafford. – 5:25 PM
Vincent Goodwill @VinceGoodwill
Big congrats to wizards with the pen, @Marcus Thompson and @James Edwards III, winners of sportswriter of the year in California and Michigan, respectively. Proud to know them both and call them friends – 4:25 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
📆 We’re hosting Kids Day this Sunday afternoon, featuring in-arena activities, special programming and exclusive opportunities for Kids Club members!
#DCAboveAll | @Ticketmaster3:45 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Coming to The District soon 👀
#DCAboveAll | @MichelobULTRA pic.twitter.com/BwTpj9bmeE3:45 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
The truth behind the numbers 📊📈
RT & VOTE @Terry Rozier! ⭐️
#NBAAIIStar | #AllFly pic.twitter.com/6AwnzE1BYq3:07 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
“I feel way more comfortable out there. I feel like a different player.”
@Corey Kispert spoke to @Chris Miller about the progress he’s made during his rookie season.
🎙LISTEN: https://t.co/uYaspDHZaK | @AlibabaGroup pic.twitter.com/gEad9rx7gd2:30 PM

Charlotte Hornets @hornets
“Winning plays don’t always make the highlight reels, or even show up in the final box score at all. Often times, they happen so quickly that it’s hard to recognize their importance until after the game is over.”
📝@sam_perley | #AllFly1:59 PM
Ric Bucher @RicBucher
Recognizing what position Kyrie Irving plays is the first step in accurately assessing how good he is shows.acast.com/bucher-and-fri… via @acast1:59 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
What’s everybody doing at noon ET tomorrow? @The Athletic will hold a live podcast online about the Wizards, and it’ll be open to everyone who wants to listen. Subscribers to @TheAthletic can ask questions. I’ll tweet out a link around 11:58 a.m. tomorrow. – 1:55 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Our 57.0 rebounding percentage against the Sixers on Monday was our third-highest of the season.
#DCAboveAll | @DXCTechnology pic.twitter.com/xSrGkdV16T1:30 PM

Kevin Pelton @kpelton
Took a look at what we’ve seen from Kyrie Irving in the first four games of his return to the Nets and what it tells us about the rest of their season: es.pn/3tI7e1i (ESPN+) – 1:27 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Wizards’ deep roster breakdown.
-Kispert made a statement
-Thomas Bryant is back healthy
-“Deni Avdija reminds my younger self. He always wants to get better”, Bradley Beal said.
And more below. @SdnaGr #dcaboveall sdna.gr/mpasket/923774…1:14 PM
Charlotte Hornets @hornets
The Buzz City Burgers franchise has the entire league Buzzing! Here are some sizzling wallpapers for your 📲!
RT & VOTE for @LaMelo Ball! 🕺🏻🛸
#NBAAllStar | #AllFly pic.twitter.com/UkoOB8AREl1:00 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Keep your eyes on the backcourt tonight.
#DCAboveAll | @CapitalOne pic.twitter.com/UzKW7rcsqU1:00 PM

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