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Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Hot Stove Nets Quiz Answers

Nets Rumors & News

Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz.
1. When the Nets first joined the ABA for the 1967-’68 season they were called the New Jersey Americans.
2. Kevin Loughery was the Nets coach when they joined the NBA in 1976.
3. Buck Williams has played in the most career games for the Nets, with 635.
4. Richard Jefferson has the second most career points for the Nets, with 8,507.
5. Jason Kidd has made the most career three-pointers, with 813.
6. The single-season points-per-game record is held by Rick Barry, who averaged 31.5 points in 1971-’72.
7. Second on the list for career assists with the Nets is Bill Melchionni, with 3,044….

Power Outage at the Garden

Rangers Rumors & News

Michal Rozsival, welcome to a season of booing. Two boneheaded plays by the Czech defenseman while the Rangers were on the power play led to both Islanders goals, as the Blueshirts lost to their division rival, 2-1. That’s back-to-back devastating losses for the Rangers after a 10-2-1 start.
Remember when the Rangers dominated third periods? Yeah, I don’t either. They’re now becoming a nightmare for the team. After giving up five goals in five-plus minutes on Saturday, they did it again last night, coughing up two goals in 4:42. For two periods the Rangers outplayed and outshot the Islanders but couldn’t buy a goal. You have to give goalie Joey MacDonald some credit, but, come on, he’s not exactly Billy Smith out there. He’s not even Tommy Salo.
In the third, they should have skated the Islanders into the ground, but instead we saw Rozsival …

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