Celtics win ugly over Nets
Kevin Garnett will not travel with the Nets to face his old team, the Celtics, Friday night due to injury.
Mason Plumlee spent his 24th birthday on Wednesday making his third straight start at center for Kevin Garnett, who is suffering from back spasms.
Marcus Thornton turned in his second 20-point game as a Net, pouring in 20 points as Brooklyn inched over the .500 mark.
The Nets officially announced Wednesday morning they re-signed Collins to a second 10-day contract.
The Indiana Pacers moved ahead of the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets have big games against the Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers and Trail Blazers this week.
Reaching the .500 mark 58 games into the season was not high on the Nets list of priorities, at least not when the season began.
Jason Collins answered questions from the Nets’ largest media crowd of the season, and focused on basketball throughout.
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New Nets center Jason Collins is well aware of the history he is making, he just has much bigger things on his mind right now — like learning the team’s plays.