As Kevin Durant continues to play pickup basketball in Los Angeles, new players have joined the Nets superstar on the court for 5-on-5 sessions ... and one of them is Spencer Dinwiddie! As NetsDaily reported last week, the Long Island Nets backcourt duo, Jaylen Hands and Devin Cannady, were two of the players who joined Durant along with former Knick Allonzo Trier, teammate Kyrie Irving, and the Pistons Blake Griffin.
Portland takes on Brooklyn following Lillard’s 61-point game Portland Trail Blazers (34-39, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (35-36, seventh in the Eastern Conference) Lake Buena Vista, Florida; Thursday, 9 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Portland plays the Brooklyn Nets after Damian Lillard scored 61 points in the Trail Blazers' 134-131 victory against the Mavericks. The Nets are 12-13 in non-conference action.
Here's how the standings were impacted from Wednesday's seven-game slate: San Antonio Spurs 123, Houston Rockets 105 Rookie Keldon Johnson put forth an impressive performance, finishing with a 24-point, 11-rebound double-double in 25 minutes off the bench and DeMar DeRozan led all Spurs starters with 23 points on 9-for-13 shooting. It was another balanced offensive effort from San Antonio, as the team saw seven different players finish in double figures.