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  • Nets’ DeAndre Jordan To Be Reevaluated In One Week

    Hoops Rumors "Nets‘ center DeAndre Jordan suffered a dislocated middle finger earlier this week but the injury will not require surgery, tweets ESPN’s Malika Andrews. Instead, the veteran big man will be re-evaluated next week. " January 18

  • Kyrie Irving fires back at critics after latest round of bad press "Kyrie Irving has expressed frustration with the way the media covers him on several occasions throughout his career, and the Brooklyn Nets star is again sharing his thoughts on all the negativity surrounding him. After the Nets lost to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night, Irving..." January 17

  • NBA Owner Sounds off on NBA All-Star Weekend King of Court Proposal

    Heavy "NBA All-Star weekend is one of the most anticipated during the NBA season with dazzling and jaw-dropping events, such as the celebrity game, the rising stars’ game where you get you to see the league’s upcoming talent all in one place. There’s the three-point..." January 17

  • Kawhi Leonard Reacts To Kevin Durant Naming Him As A Top 5 Toughest Player To Guard

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant recently revealed his list of the toughest players he’s ever had to guard. And though some names (Embiid, Williams) took some by surprise, most of the names aren’t anything unusual. Kawhi, LeBron, and George are all players Durant has had some battles with..." January 17

  • Lou Williams Reacts To Recent Praise From Kevin Durant

    Hot New Hip Hop "Lou Williams recently got some high praise courtesy of Brooklyn Nets superstar, Kevin Durant. While talking to fans on Twitter, Durant said Lou Williams was one of the five hardest players to guard in the NBA. Williams has been known for his exceptional scoring off the bench and..." January 17

  • Justin Anderson To Return to the Raptors 905, Balance in Universe Restored

    Raptors Republic "A heartbreaking loss for the Raptors 905 has proved only temporary, as Justin Anderson has returned to the team after a 10-day stint with the Brooklyn Nets. In 3 games with the Nets, the 26 year-old small forward totalled 3 points and 2 rebounds. While he was expected by most to..." January 17

  • Rodney Dangerfield is the Most Disrespected Man in the NBA History

    The Big Lead "Disrespect is a funny thing. Athletes and those tasked with motivating athletes find it everywhere. Draft position. Public opinion. Betting odds. Predictions from talking heads. If you aren't with a team, you're against them. If you're not propping them up, you're bulletin board..." January 16

  • Nets owner and GM know they are going to be a ‘tax team’

    New York Post "From the moment the Nets added Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, the assumption was they were bound for luxury-tax territory, and everything they’ve done backed up that assumption. Now, both owner Joe Tsai and GM Sean Marks have acknowledged that fait accompli. “Absolutely. I..." January 16

  • Kyrie Irving is already being critical of Nets roster

    WEEI Boston "Kyrie Irving has been back for three games — after sitting out 26 in a row — and he’s already causing a stir in Brooklyn. No reports about the things he’s doing behind closed doors. These are Irving’s words. His new team, the Nets, are the No. 8 seed in..." January 16

  • Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie 'knew’ Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant were coming in free agency

    New York Daily News "No matter what happens with this intriguing star duo of Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant in Brooklyn, Spencer Dinwiddie will have played an integral role in its formation. Dinwiddie has been coy about his recruiting efforts, but there is plenty of evidence suggesting that, at the very..." January 16

  • Nets Sign Jeremiah Martin To Two-Way Contract

    Daily Memphian "The first star of the Penny Hardaway era at Memphis delivered some good news to Tigers fans Wednesday night. Jeremiah Martin, who ranks 10th all time in scoring for the Tigers,  signed a two-way contract with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. Martin averaged 19.7 points..." January 16

  • Nets Part With Justin Anderson, Sign Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot To 10-Day Deal

    SLAM Online "The Brooklyn Nets have revealed that they’ve released forward Justin Anderson ahead of schedule. The move positions the team to free up a roster slot for subsequent additions. Anderson saw action in three games for the Nets during his brief stay with the franchise,..." January 16

  • LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard Highlight Kevin Durant's List of 5 Hardest Players to Guard

    Bleacher Report "While Kawhi Leonard and LeBron James battle for Western Conference supremacy this season, they can at least point to something they have in common. They are on Kevin Durant's list of the five hardest players to guard in the league. Durant took over The..." January 15

  • DeAndre Jordan exits game vs. Sixers with dislocated right middle finger

    Clutch Points "Just days after getting Kyrie Irving back in the rotation, the Brooklyn Nets suffered yet another crucial loss during Wednesday night’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers. DeAndre Jordan was taken to the locker room after dislocating his middle..." January 15

  • Nets’ Kyrie Irving opens up on what he thinks caused his shoulder impingement

    Clutch Points "Brooklyn Nets superstar Kyrie Irving is finally healthy and back on the hardwood after dealing with a shoulder injury that was more serious than initially expected. The 27-year-old, six-time NBA All-Star had to sit out 26 consecutive games because of an ailing right..." January 15

  • 5 Potential Kevin Love Trades

    Complex "The furor over Kevin Love’s on-court temper tantrum has subsided. It’s not entirely clear who or what caused the frustration to boil over, but the obvious candidates are the passing-challenged Collin Sexton, or the new coach John Beilein. Beilein himself took..." January 14

  • DeAndre Jordan is the NBA's $40 million best friend

    ESPN "DEANDRE JORDAN NEEDS to fix Jarrett Allen's Afro. "The Star-Spangled Banner" has played in Barclays Center, the opposing team's starters have been introduced and booed by fans, the Nets' player-introductions video has concluded, the team huddle has..." January 14

  • Tony Parker Is The Only Player With A Positive Record Against All 30 Teams, Including San Antonio Spurs

    Hoops Hype "Tony Parker announced his retirement last summer following a memorable career that saw him win four NBA titles and make the All-Star Game six times. His final year with the Hornets was not the stuff of legend, but one particular event during that season made his NBA career even more..." January 14

  • Kyrie Irving explains why he helps out at practice at high school alma mater

    Clutch Points "Kyrie Irving made a lot of noise last summer when he announced his decision to sign for the Brooklyn Nets. It was common knowledge that one of his motivations was to return to his hometown, and the six-time All-Star recently opened on up how his move back home to Brooklyn has given..." January 13

  • Heat’s Jimmy Butler reveals his 5 toughest players to guard

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler is widely considered as one of the best defenders in the league today. Recently, the four-time All-Defensive team member penned an article for The Players’ Tribune, wherein he openly spoke about some of the most challenging..." January 13

  • Two-Way Contract Situations To Watch This Week

    Hoops Rumors "January 15 is the last day that NBA teams can sign a player to a two-way contract this season. After that date, teams can still waive two-way players or promote them to their 15-man rosters, but they can’t bring aboard new players on two-way contracts as replacements. With that..." January 13

  • Kyrie Irving Wants To Make Nets A “Championship-Level” Organization

    Talk Basket "Kyrie Irving returned to action and expressed his desire to make the Brooklyn Nets a “championship-level” team. “The culture here is we want to be a championship-level organization, and we want to do that for the next few years of us competing, and when I’m..." January 13

  • Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie doesn’t think Kyrie Irving’s return will hinder his production

    Yahoo! Sports "The dazzle returned with little rust, and the Kyrie Irving show was back after a two-month hiatus at Barclays Center. He arrived three hours before game time to work himself into a lather, and by the time his name was announced last at tipoff, the crowd was buzzing in anticipation of..." January 13

  • Kyrie Irving Is Set To Return For Nets on Sunday

    Sportsnaut "After missing the past 25 games to a shoulder injury, Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving will return to the court Sunday against the Atlanta Hawks. This news comes to us via Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and has to be seen as great news for the Nets. " January 11

  • Rich Kleiman explains Kevin Durant’s thinking for spurning Knicks in free agency

    Clutch Points "Kevin Durant’s agent and business partner Rich Kleiman offered some insight as to why his client chose the Brooklyn Nets over the New York Knicks this past summer. Kleiman appeared on ESPN Radio on Friday to dispel the notion Durant was avoiding pressure..." January 11

  • Gilbert Arenas Defends Kevin Durant's Choice to Leave OKC for Warriors After Kendrick Perkins Debate

    Complex "Kendrick Perkins and Kevin Durant got into it on Twitter recently after the former declared Russell Westbrook the best Oklahoma City Thunder player of all-time. The current Nets player took some shots at Perkins, who played with OKC from 2010-14, and..." January 10

  • Stephen A. Smith, Michael Wilbon to coach NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    Sportress of Blogitude "The All-Star Celebrity Game during NBA All-Star Weekend is often one of the more entertaining events of the three-day league showcase, simply due to the novelty of watching stars chucking up shots. With ESPN televising the All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Feb. 14, it is not a..." January 10

  • Instagram model Tammy Hembrow: Entire sports team has invaded my DMs

    New York Post "Model and fitness influencer Tammy Hembrow is Australia’s hottest Instagram star right now — and at least one sport team agrees. The 25-year-old social media starlet has opened up on the number of direct messages she has been receiving recently from athletes around the..." January 10

  • Kevin Durant, Kendrick Perkins Beef on Twitter During Russell Westbrook Debate

    SI "As former Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was making his appearance as a visiting players in Oklahoma City, two other former Thunder players were busy exchanging tweets. The thread started earlier on Thursday when Perkins, an ESPN analyst who played for the Thunder from..." January 10

  • Spencer Dinwiddie again says he’s launching investment plan, but it’s no longer tied to his contract

    Pro Basketball Talk "Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie introduced to plan to sell digital tokens. Investors’ payouts would depend on how much Dinwiddie earns in 2021-22, when he holds a $12,302,496 player option. The NBA prohibited the scheme. Dinwiddie said he’d move forward, anyway...." January 10

  • Prosecutors turn over evidence against Nets’ Rodions Kurucs in domestic violence case

    New York Post "Brooklyn Nets forward Rodions Kurucs was back in court for his June domestic violence arrest Wednesday, where his attorney said prosecutors finally handed over their trove of evidence against the Latvian-born baller. Kurucs, who appeared in Brooklyn Criminal Court wearing a..." January 10

  • Steve Kerr Claims Kevin Durant 'Faded' From Warriors Before Joining Nets in Free Agency

    12 Up "It was no surprise Kevin Durant chased the money in free agency after failing to win another NBA Championship with the Golden State Warriors in 2019. In fact, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr could see it happening right before his eyes. On the Posted Up Pod with..." January 09

  • Nets' Kyrie Irving has hopes set on return within a week

    Hoops Rumors "Kyrie Irving has missed nearly two months with a right shoulder injury but the point guard could be close to a return. Irving practiced today and he hopes to return within a week, Malika Andrews of relays. “We just see where we end up in the next few..." January 09

  • 3 Players That Can Help Joel Embiid And Ben Simmons Win A Championship This Season

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers looked like the team to beat entering this season. After an eventful offseason, many expected this team to coast through the Eastern Conference, but this doesn’t seem like the case. The Sixers have fallen back to Earth after their 5-0 start and this recent..." January 09

  • Kevin Durant’s Most Bizarre Tweets Of All Time

    Fadeaway World "There is no doubt that Kevin Durant is a very entertaining player. Love him or hate him, you have to admit KD has entertained us more than once. However, this time we’re not talking about his game and the things he can do on the floor. Durant is a treasure for his old tweets..." January 09

  • Kevin Durant Goes Back and Forth With NBA Fans Over Nets' Relevancy

    Complex "It all started with analyst Brandon Tierney expressing his own personal observation on Twitter about the Brooklyn Nets.  Tierney's take elicited a question with an obvious answer from Nets star Kevin Durant, who ventured onto the app..." January 08

  • Eric Stern opens up about his dad David Stern, former NBA commissioner

    USA Today "Eric Stern appreciated all the words said and written about his father, former NBA commissioner David Stern, who died on New Year’s Day. “It’s all very nice,” Stern told USA TODAY Sports in a phone interview. But what also had tremendous meaning to..." January 08

  • The Top 5 Best Destinations For Lakers' Kyle Kuzma

    Fadeaway World "With the Trade Deadline approaching, many teams are expected to make changes to their rosters. While many of the teams expected to make some moves are fringe playoff teams, there are a handful of teams at the top of the league record-wise that could look to dabble in the trade market. One team..." January 08

  • Nets’ Kenny Atkinson denies deceiving everyone on Kyrie Irving’s injury

    Nets Daily "If you look up “shoulder impingement syndrome” and “thoracic bursitis” in some medical texts, you’ll find the two conditions are seen as similar, if not synonymous. The position of the injury is the same, the recommended treatment is the same as well: rest,..." January 08

  • NBA reconsidering playoff reseeding proposal

    Sportsnet "The NBA is reportedly reconsidering a proposal that would have reseeded the four conference finalists during the playoffs based on regular season record, re-shaping the league’s playoff structure, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe. Under the NBA’s..." January 07

  • NBA Execs Rip Load Management

    Bleacher Report "Want a surefire way to get almost any NBA coach to roll their eyes, snort or make some other derisive gesture? Mention load management. That is, as long as they're sure no one is looking. To be caught dismissing the practice would be "career suicide," says..." January 07

  • Nets Sign Justin Anderson To 10-Day Contract "The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard/forward Justin Anderson to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. Anderson (6’5”, 231) joins Brooklyn from the Raptors 905 of the NBA G League. " January 06

  • 3 potential trades for Kevin Love

    The Score "Kevin Love could use a change in scenery. The veteran power forward's stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers appears to be coming to a head after a reported outburst toward general manager Koby Altman on Saturday was followed up by an on-court..." January 06

  • From Danilo Gallinari to Chris Paul, 75 players who could be moved before Feb. 6

    CBS Sports "Just before the 2019 trade deadline, the Toronto Raptors acquired Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies, hoping that he would be the final piece of a championship-worthy puzzle. On their way to their first title in franchise history, they outlasted the Philadelphia..." January 06

  • 6 Blockbuster Trades We Want To See This Season

    Fadeaway World "A couple of weeks ago, we finally had our first trade of the 2019-20 NBA season. Jordan Clarkson was traded to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Dante Exum and 2 second-round picks and this trade looks to be a win-win for both sides. Clarkson wasn’t in the plans for the Cleveland Cavaliers..." January 04

  • Three Trade Destinations For Pistons Center Andre Drummond

    The Big Lead "The Detroit Pistons went all-in when they traded for Blake Griffin in February of 2018. Just under two years later, nothing has gone right. Griffin had a career year in 2018-19, but his body failed him as the playoffs approached and Detroit was swept by Milwaukee in the first round. Three..." January 04

  • Nets' Kyrie Irving Breaks Silence on Shoulder Injury, Says Surgery Is Possible

    Bleacher Report "The Brooklyn Nets and Kyrie Irving have kept things mostly mum regarding the star point guard's shoulder injury, but that's changing.  Irving told reporters Saturday that surgery is still an option, but since getting a cortisone shot he's..." January 04

  • Nets’ dilemma could worsen with Garrett Temple uncertainty

    New York Post "The Nets’ backcourt problems could hit DEFCON Level 2 on Thursday with Garrett Temple questionable with a sore knee. “[Temple] did not practice. He’s got a sore knee, so monitoring that. He’s questionable for [Thursday],” coach Kenny Atkinson..." January 03

  • Caris LeVert Expected To Return Saturday

    SI "Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert is expected to return for the team's matchup Saturday against the Raptors, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.  LeVert has missed the last seven weeks following right thumb surgery, but has ramped up his workouts lately,..." January 03

  • Nets Waive Forward Henry Ellenson

    Hoops Rumors "5:32pm: The Nets have officially waived Ellenson, according to a team press release. 1:01pm: The Nets‘ series of roster moves will include waiving two-way player Henry Ellenson, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wonjarowski, who tweets that..." January 03