Irving Scores 40, Nets Lose Harden but Beat Knicks 114-112
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 40 points, Jeff Green made two free throws with 3.7 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets overcome the early loss of James Harden to beat the New York Knicks 114-112. Harden returned after missing two games with right hamstring tightness but lasted just four minutes before having to leave again with the same injury. Green scored 23 points and Joe Harris added 16 for the Nets, who won their eighth straight at home. Julius Randle had 19 points, 15 rebounds and 12 assists in his fourth triple-double of the season. RJ Barrett scored 22 points and Reggie Bullock added 21.