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About Brooklyn Nets vs. Washington Wizards
The trades between the Washington Wizards and the Brooklyn Nets early this year made the 2017-18 NBA season all the more exciting. The trades make a lot of sense since the Wizards are looking for depth in their lineup, while the Nets need draft picks. As a result, the Wizards traded guard-forward Marcus Thornton, forward Andrew Nicholson and a 2017 first-round pick to the Nets for forward Chris McCullough and shooting guard Bojan Bogdanovic. While not a rivalry yet, the Wizards–Nets games may develop into one. After all such trades in the past have led to animosity between the teams and the players.
The Washington Wizards and the Brooklyn Nets have played a total of 182 regular season games between them, making many memorable moments in NBA history.
A Few Memorable Wizards Nets Games and Moments
MJ vs The Nets – It was a Happy New Year for the Wizards when on December 31, 2001, Michael Jordan scored 45 points at the MCI Center, the then home of the Wizards. This is his second highest in any game against the Nets. The Wizards won the game 98-76.
40-Year old MJ Makes History – It was February 21, 2003, Michael Jordan had celebrated his 40th only four days earlier and was playing against the Nets again at the MCI Center. It was also one of the best teams the Nets had ever had, yet they couldn’t stop the 40 year old NBA legend. MJ scored 43 points in as many minutes that night and became the NBA’s first 40-year-old to score 40 or more points in a game. The final score was a win for the Wizards 89-86.
Wizards vs. Nets Head-to-Head Record
The following table shows how the Wizards have fared against the Nets in regular season games.
|Games Played||Wins||Losses||Win %age||Points Scored||Points Allowed|
The two teams have also met twice in the playoffs with the Wizards winning on both occasions.
The Best of the Wizards and the Nets
In addition to winning the regular season and the post-season against the Nets, the Wizards also win at having more Hall of Fame players. The Wizards have 13, while the Nets have 9 of their players inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Washington Wizards Greatest Players
Wes Unseld – The Center from Louisville, Kentucky, played his entire career with the franchise 1968-1981 (called the Baltimore/Washington Bullets back then). Unseld was also a Five-Time NBA All-Star.
Elvin Hayes – Hayes is a twelve-time NBA All-Star and played for the Washington Bullets from 1972 to 1981.
Bernard King – King played with the Bullets from 1987 to 1991 and was a four-time NBA All-Star.
Brooklyn Nets Greatest Players
Julius Erwing – This small forward from East Meadow, New York, played for the New York Nets from 1973-1976. During his time he was a two time ABA Champion in 1974 and 1976. He was also the ABA playoffs MVP for the same years.
Jason Kidd –This Point Guard from San Francisco, California, played for the New Jersey Nets from 2001–2008. During his time, Kidd received several NBA All Star nods as well as 5 All NBA First Team picks.
Vince Carter –The shooting guard and small forward from Daytona Beach, Florida, played for the New Jersey Nets from 2004-2009. He received several NBA All Star nods during his time with the Nets.
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