James Harden records triple-double in Nets debut

Kristian Winfield: FINAL: Nets 122, Magic 115 Brooklyn is now 1-0 in the James Harden era. Harden: 32 points, 14 assists, 12 rebounds — first debut triple double in Nets history/first 30-point triple double ever in an NBA debut Durant: 42 points Harris: 17 – via Twitter Krisplashed

Justin Kubatko: The @Brooklyn Nets James Harden is the seventh player in NBA history to record a triple-double in his first game with a new team. The others to do so are Oscar Robertson (rookie), Nate Thurmond (quadruple-double), John Shumate, Lewis Lloyd, Elfrid Payton, and Russell Westbrook. – via Twitter jkubatko

Alex Kennedy: James Harden: “I’m so excited for Ky [Irving] to get back. He’s a key piece to what we’re trying to do. As soon as we can get on the court together, it’s going to be scary hours.” – via Twitter AlexKennedyNBA

Kevin Durant sets new scoring record in Brooklyn

Kristian Winfield: Kevin Durant has set a new Nets franchise record with nine consecutive games of 25+ points. He has 28 points in 27 minutes on 10/19 shooting so far. Still 2:26 to go in the 3rd quarter. (s/o Nets PR) – via Twitter Krisplashed

Alex KennedyKevin Durant on James Harden’s Brooklyn Nets debut: “Man, it was incredible. You could see him trying to figure out the best way to play early on. Then, he just got into his mode and was being aggressive, trying to score. That opened up the game for the rest of us.” – via Twitter AlexKennedyNBA

Alex Schiffer: Durant: “I can’t wait until we have our full team together. It’s going to be tough for anyone to double us, especially out on the 3-point line.” – via Twitter Alex__Schiffer

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