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PHILADELPHIA - Kevin Durant had 29 points, 15 rebounds and 12 assists, James Harden scored 20 points and the Brooklyn Nets closed with a 16-1 run to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-109 on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) as each team ...
Oct 23, 2021
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THE results are in and what happens now was inevitable.The top 76 players in NBA history have been announced, with the full 75th anniversary team having been revealed by the league. Now the debate begins to decide who must have been ...
Oct 22, 2021
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ADAM Silver, the basketball fan, would prefer to see Kyrie Irving on the court again with the Brooklyn Nets as soon as possible.Adam Silver, the NBA commissioner, would prefer to see Irving vaccinated.Silver said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) he ...
Oct 19, 2021
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NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving said on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) he didn't want to lose salary or a chance to compete for a championship with the Brooklyn Nets, but was doing "what's best for me" by refusing to get the ...
Oct 14, 2021
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NEW YORK - Kevin Durant was a superstar on his own - Kyrie Irving was out and James Harden probably should have been - and he was almost enough for the Brooklyn Nets.Durant couldn't get the injury-weakened Nets past the Milwaukee ...
Oct 13, 2021
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NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving can keep refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine.He just won't play for the Brooklyn Nets until he does.The Nets announced on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that Irving would not play or practice with ...
Oct 13, 2021
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NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving could join the Brooklyn Nets at practice this weekend after a ruling that their practice facility doesn't fall under a New York coronavirus vaccination mandate.The Nets were told Friday (Saturday, Manila time) that the training ...
Oct 9, 2021
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NEW YORK - The Brooklyn Nets listed Kyrie Irving as ineligible to play in their home exhibition game Friday (Saturday, Manila time), another strong indication he has not met New York's vaccination requirement.Irving has not been with the Nets for ...
Oct 8, 2021
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NEW YORK - The Brooklyn Nets no longer seem so sure they will have their whole team together for home games when the season opens.General manager Sean Marks had said before training camp that he didn't expect New York' ...
Oct 7, 2021
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NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving didn't practice with the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), again remaining away from the team amid questions about his availability to play in New York because of the city's vaccine mandate.Coach ...
Oct 6, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - LeBron James and Russell Westbrook were on one side. Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving sat on the other.Safe to say there won't be a better collection of benchwarmers in an NBA game this season.Brooklyn ...
Oct 4, 2021
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NEW YORK - Unable to attend the Brooklyn Nets' media day, Kyrie Irving asked for privacy on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) when pressed about his vaccination status and availability for home games.On a bizarre day in which comedian David Letterman was ...
Sep 28, 2021
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NEW YORK - The end for the Brooklyn Nets came quickly.Changes to prevent it from happening again will not.Two days after a team with title hopes went out in the second round of the playoffs, the Nets said they will take ...
Jun 22, 2021
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IT is no secret that LeBron James wasn't exactly thrilled to start building up for a new NBA season, just weeks after winning a championship with the Los Angeles Lakers.Now, as title-contending teams deal with injuries to key ...
Jun 17, 2021
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NEW YORK - James Harden barely played in the first four games of the Eastern Conference semifinals, then barely sat down in Game 5.Harden played 46 minutes on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) as the Brooklyn Nets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114- ...
Jun 16, 2021
NBA
By Taha QureshiINDIANA - The sight of Kyrie Irving crumpled on the floor and writhing in pain in Game Four was difficult to watch even if you're not a Brooklyn Nets fan.But the ability to hurdle the obstacle course of ...
Jun 16, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton finally are getting a little more help, while Kevin Durant keeps seeing his superstar cohorts get hurt.And now a second-round playoff series that once looked like a Brooklyn Nets runaway suddenly is up for ...
Jun 14, 2021
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NEW YORK - Kevin Durant scored 29 points, Kyrie Irving had 25 and the two superstars carried the Brooklyn Nets after James Harden's early injury in a 115-107 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in ...
Jun 6, 2021
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NEW YORK - Five games against Boston were nearly as many as Brooklyn's Big Three played together in the regular season, so the Nets are far from a finished product.The Nets don't have the luxury of time.Then ...
Jun 2, 2021
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BOSTON - The Boston Celtics opened up to full capacity just in time for the local fans to jeer and swear at Kyrie Irving every time he touched the ball.It might be their last chance.Irving had 39 points and 11 rebounds ...
May 31, 2021
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BOSTON - Jayson Tatum scored a playoff career-high 50 points to carry the Boston Celtics back into their series against the Brooklyn Nets with a 125-119 victory on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) in Game Three.In an emotionally charged atmosphere ...
May 29, 2021
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