Caris LeVert to miss Jazz game with sprained thumb

Brooklyn Nets guard/forward Caris LeVert will miss the team’s Tuesday night game against the Utah Jazz with a sprained thumb, as reported by the New York Post’s Brian Lewis. Apparently LeVert hurt the thumb after taking a fall against the Phoenix Suns. It has only been nine games but LeVert has seen career-highs in points (16.9) , rebounds (5.0) and minutes (31.6).

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KD getting some shots up at Nets practice

Since tearing his Achilles is game 6 of last year’s NBA Finals, it was assumed, rightfully so, that the Brooklyn Nets forward would not be seen on the court for his new team this season. Video surfaced of him taking some jumpers at the Nets practice facility, which will undoubtedly fuel speculation, and even some hope that we could see KD play this year. However brakes need to be pumped; Durant himself has said he will not return this season, and inspection of the video shows KD shooting midrange jumpers…

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Nets expected to ‘front of the line’ if Warriors’ McKinnie clears waivers

From SB Nation: By Net Income on October 19, 2019 12:29 pm Free agency 2019 will never end. The Nets now appear to be interested in Alfonzo McKinnie, the 6’8” small forward the Warriors are expected to be waived officially on Saturday. In a summary of possible NBA last minute moves, Bobby Marks writes… Expect Brooklyn to be at the front of the line if former Warrior Alfonzo McKinnie clears waivers. The Nets have an open two-way spot available and can sign the forward as a replacement for the suspended Wilson Chandler(missing the first 25 games). If McKinnie is signed…

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Irving and LeVert both dinged up in Lakers game

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are squaring off in preseason action as the NBA’s Shanghai Game. Kyrie Irving took part in exactly one minute of action, as he left the game following a collision with Rajon Rondo where is face crashed into his shoulder area. Caris LeVert also left the game after being poked in the eye. His return is questionable.

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KD and Kyrie wearing Nets duds for the first time

The NBA season is officially underway , beginning with Media Days and practices for some clubs. The Brooklyn Nets made a lot of noise in the off-season with their signings of Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Today the world got a glimpse of the two Nets starts in their gamers. For Durant, who is recovering from that Achilles injury he suffered in the Finals, this will likely be the only time we will see him in a Nets jersey this season.

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Kevin Durant to now wear number 7

When Kevin Durant finally takes the court for the Brooklyn Nets, he will not be donning his familiar number 35 but rather a new number, 7. He announced the number changed Sunday via his real twitter account. If you are like me, you might wonder what was the reason for the number change, KD also provided some insight into why he made his decision. 35 has brought KD a long way but with this new chapter of his career, it seemed Durant wanted to embark on it with new digits…

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Golden State acquires D’Angelo Rusell

Golden State has not been mentioned amongst the teams at the forefront of free agency but It seems that Golden State is not just going to stand pat and let this offseason pass them by. They decided to go out and acquire D’Angelo Russell. As just reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Warriors and Nets have agreed on a sign-and-trade for the first time All-Star guard. Russell signs a four year, $117 million dollar deal. Details of the moving parts involved are forth coming.

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Kyrie Irving to meet with Nets Sunday, deal likely imminent

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, free agent Kyrie Irving is meeting with the Brooklyn Nets Sunday and both sides are “motivated” to get a deal done quickly. Getting the Irving deal done will allows the Nets to turn their focus to how they are going to proceed with D’Angelo Russell. Wojnarowski adds the Nets are looking at potential sign-and-trade scenarios rather than outright renouncing him.

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Brooklyn Nets Alternate Governor fined $35,000 by NBA

The National Basketball League announced earlier today that Brooklyn Nets alternate governor Joe Tsai was fined $35,000 for “making public statements detrimental to the NBA” in a recent tweet. He voiced is support of General Manager Sean Marks, who was fined for entering the referee’s locker room after Game 4 of their first round series with the Philadelphia 76ers. In doing that Tsai also called into question the rectitude of the officiating of the aforementioned game.

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