Spencer Dinwiddie shooting jumpers already , season return not out of the question

When Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie suffered a torn ACL in his right knee on December 27, conventional wisdom suggested that he would be lost for the year. Dinwiddie had surgery on January 4 and has been working at a frenetic pace in his rehabilitation. He is documenting his workouts and progress via his Instagram account; it is very apparent he has progressed very well in his recovery. He verified that sentiment in a Q and A at Collision, a tech conference last Thursday when he said his recovery is “going…

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Kevin Durant gets by CP3 for the slam

For a guy who suffered an Achilles tear, Kevin Durant sure doesn’t look like he’s missed a beat. Here is the Nets superstar getting around Chris Paul for the dunk. On the season, Durant is averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 5.2 assists on .543/.462./.870 shooting splits.

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Kevin Durant likely to return to Nets lineup against Suns

From Adam Wells of B/R: The Brooklyn Nets could get Kevin Durant back for Sunday’s game against the Phoenix Suns. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, citing a source, reported Sunday morning that Durant “is planning to return to the lineup.” Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium first reported Saturday that Durant is officially listed as probable after missing the past three games with a thigh contusion. Durant was injured in the first quarter of Brooklyn’s 109-107 loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday. His thigh collided with Trevor Ariza’s knee as he was driving to the basket. Brooklyn ruled…

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Breaking News: LaMarcus Aldridge retiring due to heart condition

Recent and now former Brooklyn Nets forward LaMarcus Aldridge announced Thursday morning that he is retiring from the NBA due to an irregular heartbeat. Aldridge made the shocking announcement via social media, saying “For 15 years, I’ve put basketball first, and now, it’s time to put my health and family first.” The 7x All-Star was signed by the Nets in late March after reaching a buyout agreement with the San Antonio Spurs. In the five games he played with the Nets he’d averaged 12.8 points and 4.8 rebounds in 26.0 minutes…

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Timberwolves v Nets game postponed

From the nba: NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association announced today that in light of the tragic events in the Minneapolis area yesterday, tonight’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center has been postponed.  The decision to postpone was made by the NBA after consultation with the Timberwolves organization and local and state officials. Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Daunte Wright during this difficult time.

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LaMarcus Aldridge signs with Brooklyn Nets

The NBA wealth get even wealthier. Seven-time All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge , who was recently bought out by the San Antonio Spurs, will reportedly sign a one-year, veteran’s minimum deal with the Brooklyn Nets. Aldridge had posted numbers 13.7 points and 4.5 rebounds in the 45 appearances he made for the Spurs this season. The Nets may not yet still not be done bolstering their roster, as Wojnarowski adds they have a remaining roster spot they can fill in the buyout market.

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Kyrie Irving to miss Nets road trip with family issue

As the Brooklyn Nets preparee to embark on a three-game road trip, Kevin Durant will not be the only star the team will be missing; guard Kyrie Irving will also be absent due to a famiy matter. Irving will miss the team’s games against the Portland Trail Blazers Tuesday; the Utah Jazz on Wednesday and the Detroit Pistons Friday. This season Irving is putting up 28.1 points, 5.7 assists and 4.8 rebounds per contest.

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Blake Griffin to debut with Nets Sunday against Wizards

From Malik’s Andrews of ESPN: Blake Griffin will make his debut with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday against the Washington Wizards. Griffin said that he will be on a minutes restriction. Griffin last played on Feb. 12 against the Boston Celtics when he was still a member of the Detroit Pistons. After agreeing to a buyout with Detroit and signing with Brooklyn, Griffin met with the Nets’ training staff and devised a return-to-play plan that would get him back into game shape. “Nobody sits out for a month and then comes back and plays right away,” Griffin…

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Kyrie Irving out against Pacers with groin injury

According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving will miss the team’s Wednesday game against the Indiana Pacers due to right groin soreness. So far this season, Irving has averaged 27.6 points and 5.8 assists in the 29 contests he has suited up for.

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Blake Griffin signs with Nets

From Nets Daily Blake Griffin is a Net. In a statement released shortly before 11 a.m. Monday, the Nets tweeted out that Griffin had signed with the team and Sean Marks issued a statement welcoming the six-time NBA all-star to Brooklyn. “We’re fortunate to be able to add a player of Blake’s caliber to our roster at this point in the season. Blake is a versatile frontcourt player with a long track record of success in our league, and we’re excited about the impact he’ll make for us both on…

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