Kevin Durant, other Nets players COVID-19 symptom-free

There is more potentially positive news on the NBA’s coronavirus front. On a Wednesday conference call, Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks announced that the four Nets players, that included Kevin Durant, that tested positive for the coronavirus are symptom-free, according to The Athletic’s Alex Schiffer. News of Durant and the other three players testing positive was announced March 17.

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Four Nets players test positive for coronavirus

Four players for the Brooklyn Nets tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the team released Tuesday. The infected players were not named. The NBA suspended its season following Jazz center Rudy Gobert’s positive test.

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Kevin Durant dunking in Nets practice

Since suffering the Achilles tear heard around In last year’s NBA Finals , Kevin Durant has been on the shelf. As he progresses through his recovery process, videos emerged of KD running, then shooting and now the latest update shows Durant dunking. In the video, posted by reported and host of the “Culture”podcast, Billy Reinhardt, Durant is seen making a dribble move at the top of the key, getting by his defender and throwing it down. As Durant has said multiple times that he will not play this season, videos…

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Kenny Atkinson out as Nets head coach

In a shocking turn of events, Kenny Atkinson is no longer the Brooklyn Nets head coach. Nets’ GM Sean Marks had this to say in a statement: After discussions with Kenny about the progress of the season, we mutually agreed that a coaching change would be in the best interest of the team. This was an extremely difficult decision, however the organization believes it is one that is necessary at this time. Kenny was instrumental in developing our players and building the identity and culture we have become known for…

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Kyrie Irving undergoes surgery for shoulder injury

Tuesday, Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder to repair an impingement. The surgery and subsequent recovery means the end of Irving’s season. It was an injury-riddled 2019-20 campaign for Irving , with a myriad of injuries limiting him to just 20 games. In those 20 games, Irving was at an All-NBA level, 27.4 points, 6.4 assists and 5.2 rebounds per contest. The Nets will look to head into the next season will a full healthy Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving as they will…

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Kyrie Irving to miss the rest of season

Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks told reporters Wednesday that point guard Kyrie Irving will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season. Irving will undergo shoulder surgery; Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson has mentioned earlier in the week that Irving was to see a specialist and a decision as to what would follow forthcoming. Irving’s maiden season is Brooklyn has been marred with various injuries. The following ailments have caused him to missed 26 games: Right Shoulder Hamstring Knee Shoulder Kyrie has only appeared in 20 games , but in…

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Kevin Durant seen running at Nets practice

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant was seen running at Nets practice. Durant is eight months out from surgery to repair his torn right Achilles’ tendon that occurred in Game Six of the most recent NBA Finals. Could we see Durant on an NBA court before the season comes to a close? Although KD has ruled it out, it does remain a tantalizing possibility for both Nets and Durant fans. video via Kristian Winfield of the New York Daily News :

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Kyrie Irving available for Lakers game

Much to the pleasure of the Nets ( and television executives and the NBA) , Kyrie Irving will be available for Brooklyn’s nationally televised game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The 18-24 Nets are coming off a 117-111 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers Monday night and currently sit eighth in the Eastern Conference.

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Kyrie getting to it in his first game back

Kyrie Irving is playing his first game since being sidelined In November with a shoulder injury. Kyrie came out and went right to work hitting 5 of his 6 shots and scoring 11 points. The Nets are enjoying a healthy 70-46 at the half.

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Brooklyn Nets waive David Nwaba

In a move that’s easiest the most cold-blooded of the young year, The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania reports the Brooklyn Nets have waived forward David Nwaba. While cutting a player , while unfortunate is seen as one of the necessary evils of the business side of basketball, doing it while a player is recovering from season-ending ( and potentially career-ending or career-altering) injury seems a bit foul. Nwaba suffered the injury December 19 against the San Antonio Spurs. In the twenty games he appeared in , Nwaba averaged 5.2…

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