Kyrie Irving RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kendrick Perkins Calls Kevin Durant And James Harden 'Soft' For Not Calling Out Kyrie Irving

    Fadeaway World "Kendrick Perkins recently sent a big message to the Brooklyn Nets Big 3, calling out all their members, explaining why each of them should do to assure they can play every game, not only road matches.  The former NBA player-turned-analyst has been one of the biggest critics of..." January 20

  • Kyrie Irving fined by NBA for calling out heckler

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyrie Irving chose not to ignore a heckler during the Brooklyn Nets’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, and that decision has cost the star point guard some money. The NBA announced on Thursday that Irving has been fined $25,000 for “directing obscene language..." January 20

  • NBA Hall Of Famer ‘Very Disappointed’ In Kyrie Irving

    Awesemo "Kyrie Irving’s vaccine stance continues to upset some folks. Naismith Hall of Famer Dave Bing is one of those people who isn’t very happy with how Kyrie is acting regarding the vaccine. Bing believes it’s a selfish decision from Irving not to get the..." January 20

  • Stephen A. Smith: Nets Winning a Championship With Kyrie Irving Would Be a Disaster

    The Big Lead "The Brooklyn Nets are once again considered championship favorites due to their overwhelming talent but the 2021-22 season has been a challenge. Kevin Durant was immaculate until he got hurt over the weekend and will likely be out through the All-Star break. James Harden got..." January 19

  • Kyrie Irving Claps Back at Cavs Heckler: ‘Got Y’all a Championship and Motherf*ckers Still Ungrateful’

    Complex "During the Brooklyn Nets’ loss to the Cleveland Cavs on Monday, Kyrie Irving had choice words for some fans who heckled the star point guard from their courtside seats.  “Got y’all a championship and motherfuckers still..." January 19

  • Kyrie Irving Makes Serious Accusation Against Giannis Antetokounmpo

    Awesemo "Kyrie Irving is throwing some serious shade Giannis’ way. Last season the Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks met up in the Second Round of the NBA Playoffs. Irving missed some of the series after injuring himself in Game 4. Kyrie landed on Giannis’ foot,..." January 18

  • Charles Barkley Is Mad At Kyrie Irving

    Fadeaway World "Kyrie Irving is a controversial figure in the NBA at this point, the Brooklyn Nets guard has recently returned to the court after missing the first 35 games of the season. Irving's stance on Covid-19 vaccination has caused arguments across the basketball world, and the Nets' decision to..." January 18

  • Kyrie Irving won't get COVID vaccine: 'I've made my decision already'

    The Score "Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving doesn't plan on changing his vaccination status despite his team's worsening bout with injuries. Irving reaffirmed his stance when asked Monday if he'd consider getting vaccinated in the wake of Kevin Durant's..." January 17

  • Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving And James Harden Have Played Just 16 Out Of 113 Games Together

    Fadeaway World "In January of 2021, the Brooklyn Nets completed a trade to bring James Harden from the Houston Rockets to join their superstar duo of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. After Durant had left the Warriors the season before, there was no outright superteam left in the league but the Harden trade..." January 17

  • Assessing The Value of Klay Thompson and Kyrie Irving's Return

    The Score "Last week was a banner one for long-awaited NBA returns, with Kyrie Irving finally rejoining the Brooklyn Nets as a still-unvaccinated part-time player, and, four days later, Klay Thompson taking the floor in Golden State for the first time in 31 months. The proximity of the two season debuts..." January 13

  • Nets Optimistic Kyrie Irving Can Become Full-Time Player in 2022

    SI "There is “real optimism” within the Nets organization that Kyrie Irving can return to the team as a full-time player this season, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.  Irving made his debut with Brooklyn on Jan. 5, though he is currently only playing in..." January 13

  • Kyrie Irving Could Reportedly Play Home Games if Nets Pay Small Fine

    Complex "Kyrie Irving has been unable to play in any of the Brooklyn Nets’ home games this season due to New York City’s vaccine mandate, which requires all residents to have at least one shot of any COVID vaccine to enter indoor gyms. However, it appears that..." January 12

  • Nassir Little Says Kyrie Irving is 'Delusional' If He Thinks Dive Was 'Bad Play'

    Bleacher Report "Nassir Little took issue with Kyrie Irving's characterization of his dive at the ball in the Portland Trail Blazers' 114-108 home win Monday night. The Brooklyn Nets star told reporters after the game the dive was "a bad play" and..." January 11

  • Chauncey Billups Says Kyrie Irving Is The Most Skilled Point Guard In NBA History

    ESPN "Portland Trail Blazers coach and former NBA Finals MVP Chauncey Billups says he believes Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving is "the most skilled player" ever to play the point guard position. "Kyrie is just, he's a wizard, man," Billups..." January 11

  • Kyrie Irving Calls Out Nassir Little After Allegedly Dirty Play

    Sports Keeda "Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving believes his collision with Portland Trail Blazers forward Nassir Little could've been avoided. Irving deemed it unnecessary for Little to dive for the ball when it wasn't close to him during the Nets' 114-108 loss against..." January 11

  • Is Bringing Kyrie Irving Back Right Decision For Brooklyn Nets?

    NBA Analysis "The Brooklyn Nets are currently second in the Eastern Conference and looking like a championship team. They have done it mostly without NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving as he continues to sit out because of COVID-19 mandates in New York. It was recently announced that Irving will return to the team..." January 09

  • Nets' Kevin Durant on Kyrie Irving: 'Not About to Force Somebody to Get a Vaccine'

    Bleacher Report "Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant said he's held conversations with teammate Kyrie Irving about the importance of becoming a full-time player but noted there's limits to those type of discussions centered around the COVID-19 vaccine. Irving, who's unvaccinated, remains..." January 08

  • Kyrie Irving provides big reminder Nets are better with him

    New York Post "He was terrific, of course. Of all the issues surrounding Kyrie Irving’s return to the Nets, that should have been lowest on the list. He really is that good. He really is that impactful. He really is a beautiful basketball player to watch. “He looked like Kyrie,”..." January 06

  • Kyrie Irving, Nets Finally Give NBA a Glimpse of What They Can Be in 2022

    Bleacher Report "On Wednesday, Kyrie Irving returned to an NBA floor for real action for the first time since June. After missing the Brooklyn Nets' first 35 games, he dropped 22 points on 9-of-17 shooting in 32 minutes. The offensive boost he provided, particularly in the fourth..." January 06

  • Kyrie Irving Expected to Play 'Big Chunk' in Season Debut vs. Pacers

    Bleacher Report "Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash expects superstar guard Kyrie Irving to have a significant workload in his season debut Wednesday. Nash told reporters that while Irving may not reach his usual minutes total against the Indiana Pacers, he'll see plenty of..." January 05

  • Still no vax, Kyrie Irving is back: Nets look to star guard for help

    Sportsnet "Kyrie Irving might be just the jolt the Brooklyn Nets need to escape a midseason slump. It looks like they'll find out Wednesday night at Indiana. After being held out of the team's first 35 games because he refused to get vaccinated against the..." January 05

  • Patty Mills Lauds Kyrie Irving

    Fadeaway World "Even though he has not yet suited up for the Brooklyn Nets this season, Kyrie Irving is still one of the best point guards in the game. He has the best handle in the league and is a top-tier creator in isolation situations. During the 2020-21 season, Kyrie Irving averaged 26.9 PPG, 4.8 RPG, and..." January 03

  • Brooklyn Nets preparing for Kyrie Irving to make NBA season debut Wednesday

    ESPN "The Brooklyn Nets are preparing for Kyrie Irving to make his NBA season debut Wednesday against the Indiana Pacers, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Irving, who is not vaccinated for COVID-19, hasn't played all season because of the Nets'..." January 03

  • Four pressing questions facing Kyrie Irving and Nets ahead of star's return as part-time player

    Sporting News "The Nets will soon be whole again. Well, sort of. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px solid #eee;margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:15px} .psd-readMoreComponent..." January 03

  • Steve Nash reveals if Nets discussed Kyrie Irving’s vaccination status upon return

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets are already first in the Eastern Conference at 23-9, and they’re now getting much much healthier. The team recently had 10, count them, 10 players in health-and-safety protocols. But their top guns James Harden and Kevin Durant are back, and momentum..." December 30

  • Kevin Durant Is Excited With Kyrie Irving’s Return

    Fadeaway World "Kyrie Irving is finally returning to the court after missing the first two months of the 2021/22 NBA season. The All-Star point guard refused to take the COVID-19 vaccine, forcing the Brooklyn Nets to ban him from any basketball activity until he took the shot.  Well, Irving got..." December 30

  • 3 ways Kyrie Irving’s Nets return affects Kevin Durant

    Clutch Points "Wednesday marked the day that Kyrie Irving returned to practice this season. For the first time since training camp, the 2012 first overall pick was fully integrated with his teammates. Now eligible for up to 22 regular season road games, fans will eye the Jan. 5th game at Indiana or the Jan...." December 30

  • Nets' Kyrie Irving Says He 'Wasn't Prepared' for Consequences of Going Unvaccinated

    Bleacher Report "Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving gave an honest assessment of his decision to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021-22 season. "I knew the consequences," Irving told reporters Wednesday. "I wasn't prepared for them by any stretch of the..." December 29

  • Nets’ Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, LaMarcus Aldridge clear protocols

    Sportsnaut "Brooklyn Nets superstar forward Kevin Durant, guard Kyrie Irving and center/forward LaMarcus Aldridge have cleared the NBA’s health and safety protocols, the team announced Tuesday. Durant, the NBA’s leading scorer, and Aldridge would be eligible to play in..." December 28

  • Kyrie Irving And Kyle Lowry Are Swapped In This Trade

    NBA Analysis "The Brooklyn Nets are going to begin the 2021-22 NBA season without their starting point guard, Kyrie Irving. While recent reporting has suggested the team will allow him to return as a ‘part-time player’ after recent struggles with COVID-19 and injuries, it remains to be seen if..." December 25

  • New York state senator’s NSFW rant on Nets bringing unvaxxed Kyrie Irving back

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets recently announced that they would be bringing Kyrie Irving, who is unvaccinated, back as a part-time player in the midst of injuries, COVID losses and more minutes than desired on the legs of Kevin Durant and James Harden. Irving’s..." December 23

  • Kevin Durant, James Harden ‘100 percent’ collaborated in Nets’ Kyrie Irving decision

    Clutch Points "We’ve been keeping tabs on the Brooklyn Nets’ decision to let Kyrie Irving play in games he’s eligible to play in this year. At one point back in mid-October, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said that superstars Kevin Durant and James Harden would have..." December 21

  • Nets Gov. Joe Tsai on Kyrie Irving's Potential Return: 'We're Trying to Be Practical'

    Bleacher Report "Brooklyn Nets governor Joe Tsai said the decision to bring Kyrie Irving back to the active roster is a basketball-centric move, not a political statement. Tsai told Brian Lewis of the New York Post the team reached the conclusion that Irving gives it the best..." December 18

  • The Nets Caved To Kyrie Irving and That’s Lame

    Complex "You laughed at the absurdity of it, too, right?  Kyrie Irving. Back soon. Practicing. Playing in road games. Still not vaccinated. With COVID cases spiking all over the NBA and the world.   December 18

  • 2 reasons why the Nets do not need Kyrie Irving

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets had an up-and-down start, but they are firmly ahead of the pack in the East. They have a three-game lead over the Bulls and the Bucks, and the squad is looking very good. They have seven wins in the last nine games, with the lone losses coming against the Rockets and..." December 18

  • Three reasons why Kyrie Irving’s return is a tremendous boost for the Nets

    Clutch Points "As the Brooklyn Nets played their last two games, they had numerous players exceed their normal playing minutes because the rest of the roster is in health and safety protocols. Many of these individuals are performing at an incredible level, but the majority of the scoring and..." December 18

  • Andre Iguodala reacts to Kyrie Irving’s return to Nets

    Clutch Points "Reports say the Brooklyn Nets and Kyrie Irving have started the process for the point guard’s return. Irving, who is unvaccinated, will not play in home games. He will only be allowed to participate when the Nets are on the road. It was a similar situation that..." December 18

  • Kyrie Irving has started process to return to Nets as a part-time player

    CBS Sports "Kyrie Irving has begun the process to return to the Brooklyn Nets, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. Irving has begun COVID testing and is beginning to ramp up, but his exact return date is still undetermined. Irving will return to the Nets as a part-time player,..." December 17

  • Jay Williams Proposes An Interesting Trade For Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets

    Total Pro Sports "Until he finally steps foot on the court, Kyrie Irving will continue to get flooded with trade proposals. Irving still hasn’t played this season with the Nets due to a New York City mandate that requires athletes playing in indoor arenas in the city be vaccinated against..." December 16

  • Ben Simmons And Kyrie Irving Have Lost Over $13 Million Due To Fines

    Fadeaway World "Two incredible talents have not played a singles game this season for their respective teams, and no, it is not as a result of injuries. Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons are yet to suit up for their teams even since the preseason. Simmons had a rough 2021 playoffs, and the Philadelphia..." December 15

  • Mavericks Have Talked To Nets About A Kyrie Irving-Kirstaps Porzingis Trade

    Fadeaway World "Kyrie Irving has not yet played a game for the Brooklyn Nets, this year, and there's no doubt that his absence has been felt. The Brooklyn Nets are still a good team, but there's no question that they don't look as dominant as they did last season. One of the potential..." December 15

  • Kevin Durant staying mum on Kyrie Irving rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyrie Irving has not played for the Brooklyn Nets this season due to New York City’s vaccine mandate, but there has been a lot of buzz recently about him potentially returning. Kevin Durant has no interest in fueling that speculation. A report on Monday claimed there is..." December 15

  • Are The Dallas Mavericks Considering Making An Offer For Kyrie Irving?

    NBA Analysis "There isn’t a team with a better record in the Eastern Conference than the Brooklyn Nets, who are 20-8 and are riding a three-game win streak. The team has been led by their NBA superstar duo of Kevin Durant and James Harden while Kyrie Irving has not yet appeared in a single..." December 15

  • The Only 3 Ways Kyrie Irving Can Play For The Brooklyn Nets This Season

    Fadeaway World "The anticipation is starting to build, as there is a chance that Kyrie Irving might feature for the Brooklyn Nets this season. The All-Star guard has been away from the team since the preseason due to his unwillingness to take the covid-19 vaccine. Based on recent reports, there..." December 14

  • Kyrie Irving posts cryptic video a day after reports of possible return this season

    Clutch Points "A day after Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that there is a “renewed optimism” that Kyrie Irving will soon return to action, the Brooklyn Nets point guard added to the growing excitement by posting a cryptic video that may or may not have something to do with his..." December 14

  • Could Kevin Durant convince Joe, Clara Wu Tsai to let Kyrie Irving return?

    Clutch Points "Brooklyn Nets superstar Kyrie Irving hasn’t suited up yet this season due to local New York City vaccination mandates. The rules ban players from appearing in home games, although Nets brass huddled together months ago and decided they don’t want any part-time players. So, in..." December 13

  • If and when Kyrie Irving returns, what would that mean for the Nets and team chemistry?

    The Athletic "It could be an early Christmas for the Brooklyn Nets. There is now growing optimism around the organization that star point guard Kyrie Irving might rejoin the team in the near future, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Irving has been sidelined for..." December 13

  • Kyrie Irving, Nets have renewed optimism around his return to team this season

    The Athletic "There is renewed optimism around All-NBA guard Kyrie Irving returning to the Brooklyn Nets this season, sources tell The Athletic. It's unclear whether Irving would get vaccinated in order to meet New York City's requirement to return, or if Brooklyn would allow him to play..." December 13

  • Is A Kyrie Irving Trade To The Timberwolves In The Works?

    NBA Analysis "Kevin Durant and James Harden have been rolling as of late, but they have not been the only contributors on the Brooklyn Nets’ roster. Patty Mills and LaMarcus Aldridge have stepped up into bigger roles for this team with Joe Harris and others being out due to injuries and as a result,..." December 08

  • Kyrie Irving might be swayed to take plant-based COVID vaccine

    New York Post "Call him Kyrie Herbing. It is possible, according to a report Monday that sourced “people close to” him, that Kyrie Irving could be swayed into getting vaccinated when a plant-based COVID-19 vaccine has been approved. December 06