The Milwaukee Bucks, led by 29 points from reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo, ran roughshod over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday, improving their league-leading record with a 117-97 victory.
Joe Ingles finished with a career-high 27 points and Rudy Gobert had 22 points and 18 rebounds as the red-hot Utah Jazz won their 10th straight NBA game with a 118-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
As tough as Jimmy Butler is as a defensive stud, he also has his fair share of difficulty defending these NBA stars.
Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving, who has missed 26 games with a right shoulder injury, was listed as probable Saturday by the NBA club for Sunday's home game against Atlanta.
Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving, sidelined more than a month by a right shoulder injury, returned to full practice on Thursday and said he hopes to see NBA action soon.
Kyrie Irving said the right shoulder injury that has disrupted his debut season with the Brooklyn Nets might need surgery, but he still hopes to avoid it.
Golden State Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell will miss at least the next two weeks of the NBA season with a sprained right thumb, the injury-hit team announced Saturday.
Supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement made their presence felt Friday as the Brooklyn Nets played their first game in New York since they were caught in the middle of the NBA's rift with China.