Calling his role with the Sixers never "the right fit," Nets center Jahlil Okafor said he's excited about fulfilling his potential with a new team.
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- 10/20W 126-121
- 10/22W 116-104
- 10/24L 125-121
- 10/25W 112-107
- 10/27L 107-86
- 10/29L 124-111
- 10/31L 122-114
- 11/3L 124-112
- 11/6W 98-92
- 11/7L 112-104
- 11/10W 101-97
- 11/11L 114-106
- 11/14L 109-102
- 11/17W 118-107
- 11/19L 118-111
- 11/22L 119-109
- 11/24L 127-125
- 11/26W 98-88
- 11/27L 117-103
- 11/29W 109-104
- 12/2L 114-102
- 12/4W 110-90
- 12/7W 100-95
- 12/9L 101-89
- 12/12h:mm a z, US/Eastern
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Goran Dragic and Tyler Johnson each scored 20 points and Miami beat the Brooklyn Nets 101-89 on Saturday in the Heat's first game in Mexico in franchise history.
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Jackie MacMullan chat about Utah's Donovan Mitchell and the draft (3:30), Nerlens Noel and media-room dining (14:35), Gordon Hayward and the Celtics (23:55) and sports gambling (42:25). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han on loving success vs. fearing failure (54:20).
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the Jahlil Okafor trade (4:25), the red-hot Rockets (19:53), disappointing Western Conference teams (38:52), and more.
Caris Levert scored 19 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 17 and short-handed Brooklyn overcame another strong performance by Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma Thunder 100-95 on Thursday night in the first of the Nets' two games in Mexico City.
ESPN NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks joins the guys to explain the Nets-Sixers deal sending Jahlil Okafor from Philly to Brooklyn.
Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer
Brett Brown says rarely do you find a trade that works out for both teams with the Jahlil Okafor trade. "I feel with what we are getting back (is) a man, who has done this and that and (brings) a level of toughness... it reminds me very much of Amir (Johnson)," Brown said. "I'm excited for (Okafor and Nik Stauskas) to play (in Brooklyn)."
Bobby Marks ESPN
Brooklyn still has $3.7M in cap space to use but have 15 roster spots. The cap space would increase to $5.2M if Sean Kilpatrick is claimed. The claiming team must have room, trade or Disability Exception to claim the shooting guard.
Who won the Jahlil Okafor deal? Kevin Pelton grades the trade for the Sixers and Nets.
The Brooklyn Nets acquired center Jahlil Okafor and guard Nik Stauskas from the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday in exchange for forward Trevor Booker.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George will miss his first game as a member of the Thunder with a right calf bruise versus the Nets in Mexico City.
Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer
Paul George and Jerami Grant will both sit tonight's game against the Nets in Mexico City. George has a right calf contusion, and Grant has a left hip contusion. George had his calf wrapped in ice after the game against the Jazz on Tuesday. No decision announced yet on what the Thunder's starting lineup will be.
The NBA is in Mexico City this week, but it's not the only game in town. The expansion Capitanes are trying to create Mexico's version of Showtime in a city where previous pro basketball teams have done nothing but fail.
Alfredo Lomeli ESPN
Gracias a la fundación NBA Cares, los Nets le dieron una experiencia inolvidable a una secundaria de C.D.M.X.
No earthquakes or volcanos are on the back of the mind of the Brooklyn Nets players and coaches ahead of their regular-season game Thursday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Mexico City. At least publicly.
The NBA fined Allen Crabbe of the Brooklyn Nets $15,000 for violating the rule prohibiting players from throwing any item, including the game ball, at the basket stanchion.
Alfredo Lomeli ESPN
Jugadores de los Nets se divierten mientras intentan decir "chicharrón", "Parangaricutirimícuaro", y otras palabras difíciles en español.