Mikal Bridges RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mikal Bridges Says Monty Williams Wasn't The Problem In Phoenix

    Fadeaway World "Mikal Bridges played under Monty Williams for three and a half seasons on the Phoenix Suns and gained a ton of respect for him in that time. Bridges, who was traded to the Brooklyn Nets as part of the package for Kevin Durant, saw his old head coach get fired after the..." May 22

  • Nets not interested in trading Mikal Bridges to Blazers for No. 3 pick

    Real GM Basketball "The Portland Trail Blazers are determining what the third overall pick plus Anfernee Simons can return them on the trade market as they attempt to improve their roster around Damian Lillard and one player who is not available is Mikal Bridges. Alex Schiffer of The Athletic..." May 21

  • Mikal Bridges takes blame for Nets’ sweep

    New York Post "With great scoring comes great expectations. Mikal Bridges’ ascension to an elite scorer, averaging 26 points-per-game after his in-season trade to the Nets, made him a focal point of the first-round playoff series. That also left him to fall on his sword Saturday..." April 24

  • Why the Nets believe Mikal Bridges is the answer to their failed superteam experiment

    ESPN "It's a little after 1 o'clock in the morning on Thursday, Feb. 9, and Mikal Bridges, the talented swingman from the Phoenix Suns, is awake inside the Four Seasons hotel in Atlanta. The trade deadline is 14 hours away. For months, Bridges has known that if the..." April 20

  • NBA's All-82 Team: Mikal Bridges makes history with 83rd game; Derrick White, Jordan Poole also make the cut

    CBS Sports "Brooklyn Nets forward Mikal Bridges made history on Sunday when he appeared in his 83rd game of the season. Whether it should count considering he only played four seconds with the express purpose of keeping his games-played streak alive is a worthy question, but in any case he..." April 10

  • Mikal Bridges makes his case for NBA’s Most Improved Player

    New York Post "Mikal Bridges outplayed Utah All-Star Lauri Markkanen, the betting favorite for the NBA Most Improved Player Award. Bridges had 30 points and seven rebounds, including 11 of 13 from the free-throw line. The attempts were a career-high for Bridges, and he credited watching Chris Paul..." April 05

  • Blazers Land Nets’ Mikal Bridges In Bold Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "Soon enough, the NBA playoffs will be underway. Fans could not be more excited. The stakes don’t get any higher. This is the portion of the season that the rest of the year has been leading up to.  It’s also an opportunity to see the best players in the..." April 05

  • The ‘next step’ Nets’ Mikal Bridges must take to elevate his game to next level, per Jacque Vaughn

    Clutch Points "Mikal Bridges stepped into a situation unlike any he had experienced during his NBA career when he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets. With two generational scorers in Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving out the door, the 26-year-old was tasked with shouldering a heavy offensive burden for a..." April 05

  • Anthony Davis, Mikal Bridges Named Players Of The Week

    Hoops Rumors "Lakers big man Anthony Davis and Nets wing Mikal Bridges have been named the NBA’s players of the week, the league announced (via Twitter). Davis, the Western Conference’s winner, averaged 38.7 points, 11.7 rebounds, 1.0 steal and 2.0..." April 04

  • Nets' Mikal Bridges on pace for 83 games, and GM says it's 'refreshing'

    ESPN "Brooklyn Nets forward Mikal Bridges is on the verge of completing a statistically perfect season that makes analytics pushers shudder and teammates smile all at once. Bridges, who started the 2022-23 NBA season with the Phoenix Suns before a..." April 01

  • Nets’ Mikal Bridges is more than NBA’s Iron Man; he’s determined

    The Athletic "Mikal Bridges was frazzled. It was Feb. 9, and the Brooklyn Nets were minutes away from hosting the Chicago Bulls. Bridges was trying to make his way to the court. “I got to get out there,” Bridges said. “I got to get out..." March 28

  • Why the Nets had zero interest selling Mikal Bridges in Brooklyn

    Yahoo! Sports "When the smoke cleared after the 2023 NBA trade deadline, and the post-mortem reporting started to trickle out, it sounded like the Nets might’ve been nuts. You’re telling me a team offered Brooklyn four first-round picks for Mikal..." March 23

  • Jacque Vaughn: Mikal Bridges doesn’t need to carry Nets offense

    New York Post "Nets coach Jacque Vaughn doesn’t anticipate that Mikal Bridges will score 45 points every game. His shot-attempt numbers have increased since he was acquired from Phoenix, including 24 in his 45-point outburst Feb. 15 against Miami, but that’s not necessarily what Vaughn..." February 23

  • Rockets Land Nets’ Mikal Bridges In Bold Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "Sometimes, two fates become inseparably linked. Some NBA franchises are inalterably tied to each other as well. We’ve all heard stories of twins who were separated at birth. One way or another, they often find each other. Their fates are linked.  Often,..." February 13

  • Grizzlies Reportedly Offered Four First-Round Picks For Mikal Bridges

    Hoops Rumors "The Grizzlies are the mystery team that was willing to put four future first-round picks in a trade offer for forward Mikal Bridges, reports Michael Scotto of HoopsHype. ESPN’s Zach Lowe said on his Lowe Post podcast after Thursday’s trade..." February 11

  • Nets Were Offered Four First Round Picks By Unnamed Team For Mikal Bridges

    Real GM Basketball "The Brooklyn Nets received considerable trade interest in Mikal Bridges after acquiring him as part of the Kevin Durant trade, but decided to keep him at the deadline. Bridges is on the first year of a four-year, $90 million extension he signed with the Phoenix Suns before the 21-22..." February 10

  • Mikal Bridges Swears on National TV During First Interview in Brooklyn

    The Big Lead "Mikal Bridges was one of the key pieces of the blockbuster trade that sent Kevin Durant to the Phoenix Suns. On Thursday night, he was interviewed at Barclays Center as his new team, the Brooklyn Nets, took on the Chicago Bulls. He introduced himself as a Net by..." February 10

  • Suns acquiring Kevin Durant in blockbuster deal with Nets

    ESPN "After three-plus tumultuous years and a second trade request in eight months, the Brooklyn Nets traded All-NBA forward Kevin Durant to the Phoenix Suns for a package that includes dynamic forward Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, Jae Crowder and four..." February 09

  • Grizzlies targeting Mikal Bridges, O.G. Anunoby after Kevin Durant trade

    Clutch Points "After a very hot start to the 2022-23 campaign, the Memphis Grizzlies have cooled off in recent weeks. The team owns a 2-8 record over its last ten games and is now just two games ahead of the Sacramento Kings for the two-seed in the Western Conference. And so the Grizzlies..." February 09

  • Mikal Bridges Instantly Reacts To Being Traded For Kevin Durant

    Fadeaway World "Mikal Bridges was beloved in Phoenix but it doesn't look like many Suns fans will be crying over his departure given he was traded for Kevin Durant.  The Suns have sent a host of picks and players to the Brooklyn Nets for Durant and Bridges is one of them. One of..." February 09

  • Suns' Miles Bridges: I told Donovan Mitchell 'don't try to come get 80' against us

    AZ Central "Mikal Bridges watched Donovan Mitchell go bonkers in scoring a career-high 71 points in leading Cleveland to an overtime win Monday night over Chicago. So, he reached out to Mitchell on Instagram to get a couple of things straight before they face each Wednesday night at Rocket..." January 04