NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving is making sure WNBA players can sit out the season and not stress about a paycheck.The Brooklyn Nets star is committing $1.5 million to supplement the income of players who choose not to play this season, ...
Jul 27, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving aren't coming back. DeAndre Jordan and Wilson Chandler aren't going, either.Spencer Dinwiddie is a maybe, with his status unclear after both he and Jordan tested positive for the coronavirus.The ...
Jul 2, 2020
NBA
AS the player debate on the NBA season resumption simmers, the league's restart plans got a backer in leading infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci.The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases called the NBA plan "creative," and ...
Jun 15, 2020
NBA
WHILE several NBA personalities have spoken up against the season restart, concerned with the negative effect it could make on the Black Lives Movement apart from virus concerns, some have argued that it will actually help with the ongoing battle for racial ...
Jun 14, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - With so much uncertainty around the NBA season, Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks is no longer ruling out Kevin Durant for the season.Marks repeatedly had said he didn't expect Durant to play this season while recovering ...
Apr 2, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - It was a nice 112-103 victory. Hard-fought and exciting, just the way NBA fans prefer their Sundays to be after church and family lunch.But in the grand scheme of things, the Lakers' triumph over the Clippers was ...
Mar 9, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving underwent surgery on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) to repair the injured right shoulder that ended his first season with the Brooklyn Nets after just 20 games.The Nets said the procedure to relieve the impingement was performed by ...
Mar 4, 2020
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid had 39 points and 16 rebounds, Alec Burks and Shake Milton added big baskets in overtime and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their dominance at home with a 112-104 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night (Friday, Manila ...
Feb 21, 2020
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving will have arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder and miss the rest of the season.The Nets made the announcement Thursday (Friday, Manila time) before playing the Philadelphia 76ers in their first game after the All- ...
Feb 21, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving won't play in the Brooklyn Nets' first game after the All-Star break because of more trouble with his right shoulder that sidelined him earlier this season.Nets coach Kenny Atkinson told reporters on Tuesday ( ...
Feb 19, 2020
NBA
WASHINGTON - Bradley Beal scored 34 points, Thomas Bryant added 17 points and 10 rebounds and the Washington Wizards beat the Brooklyn Nets, 113-107, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).The Nets lost Kyrie Irving to a sprained right knee in the ...
Feb 2, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving is attempting to process the death of Kobe Bryant by reflecting on the lessons his friend taught him.He put them to good use Friday and scored a season-high 54 points, making all 10 shots in the ...
Feb 1, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 54 points, making all 10 shots in the first half and 19 of 23 for the game, to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 133-118 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night ( ...
Feb 1, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Spencer Dinwiddie scored 28 points in his first game with his new jersey number, Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup to score 20 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Detroit Pistons, 125-115, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Irving ...
Jan 30, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Every time Kobe Bryant came to Madison Square Garden, it was an event.From the 1998 All-Star Game, his first one, to the night of Feb. 2, 2009, when he broke the arena's scoring record, people just ...
Jan 27, 2020
NBA
DETROIT - Kyrie Irving scored 17 of his 45 points in the third quarter to overcome a double-digit deficit and the Brooklyn Nets went on to beat the Detroit Pistons, 121-111, in overtime on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).The franchises ...
Jan 26, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Ben Simmons was chosen on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) as the Eastern Conference player of the week for the way he performed last week.Then he got a sensational start on winning the next week's award, too.Simmons ...
Jan 21, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets, 117-97, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) for their sixth straight victory.The Bucks ran the NBA' ...
Jan 19, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Joe Ingles matched his career high with 27 points, Rudy Gobert had 22 points and 18 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz ran their winning streak to 10 games by beating the Brooklyn Nets, 118-107, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila ...
Jan 15, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving hadn't played in two months and all he did in his return was make 10 of 11 shots in the best shooting night of his career.He knows it won't always be that easy." ...
Jan 13, 2020
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