#Brooklyn Nets

This was the 13th consecutive NBA fixture in which Steph Curry scored at least 25 points, the longest such streak by a Warriors player since Rick Barry did so in 17-straight games in the 1974-75 season. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@warriors)

  • The Golden State Warriors ended a two-game losing streak with a 106-114 win over the New York Knicks
  • Steph Curry scored 37 points and recorded six rebounds and assists each
  • Nearly 2,000 fans returned to the Madison Square Garden for the first time in 352 days 

.New York, NY, USA
Knicks fans will be able to cheer their team in Madison Square Garden.(Representative image/Pixabay)

  • 2,000 supporters will be cheering the Knicks on against Golden State Warriors
  • The Brooklyn Nets will also play in front of fans on Tuesday night
  • The Brooklyn Nets will also play in front of fans on Tuesday night

.New York City, NY, USA
The movie theaters are set to open in New York City almost a year after they were shut (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The theaters will operate at a 25% capacity, or up to 50 people 
  • All neccessary social distancing and preventive measures will be in place
  • Almost 29,000 people have died due to COVID-19 in New York City

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
According to current indications, LeBron James will play till at least the 2023-24 season and could surpass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as NBA's highest scorer of all-time. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NBAHistory)

  • LeBron James needed 15 points against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday to reach the landmark
  • Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are the other two players with at least 35,000 career points in the NBA
  • At 36 years and 50 days, LeBron James is the youngest of the three to reach the landmark

.California City, CA, USA
Kevin Durant will miss at least two games with a strained left hamstring. (Photo credit: AFP/File)

  • Brooklyn Nets said that it is unclear as to when Kevin Durant suffered the injury
  • Durant missed three games in January because of potential exposure to a COVID-19 positive person
  • In all, Durant has missed nine of the Nets' 28 games in his first season on court

.California, USA
Kevin Durant is raring to go against his former club.(Photo Credit:AFP/File)

  • Durant will be a full go for his first NBA game back in the Bay Area since leaving Golden State
  • The All-Star forward was forced to sit out as a close contact of someone with the coronavirus
  • The Nets beat Golden State 125-99 at home on December 22 with Durant scoring 22 points

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Lebron James set the pace for Western Conference forwards. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • James surged into the lead in worldwide voting totals with 4,369,553 to 4,234,433 for Durant
  • James is averaging 25.5 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.9 assists a game for the Lakers
  • While Durant is averaging 29.5 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists a contest

.Florida, USA
Steve Nash is Brooklyn Nets coach. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@stevenash)

  • 'I think Kyrie is more skilled,' Steve Nash said
  • Nash's comment was highly criticised by fans
  • Allen Iverson, popularly known as AI among fans, retired in 2013

.Brooklyn, NY, USA
Kevin Durant missed three games last month due to COVID-19 contact tracing. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BrooklynNets)

  • The Nets listed Durant as out due to NBA health and safety protocols
  • It raised questions about just how long the NBA's number two scorer will have to sit out
  • He missed three games last month due to COVID-19 contact tracing

.New York, NY, USA
Kevin Durant came off the bench and checked into the game at the 4:13 mark of the first quarter. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@easymoneysniper)

  • Kevin Durant was pulled out from a 123-117 loss to the Toronto Raptors in the third quarter
  • He interacted with a person who tested COVID-19 positive
  • The rest of the Nets players are cleared to travel to Philadelphia for Saturday's game against the 76ers