Nets says Kyrie won’t play or practice until he meets vaccination eligibility requirements

There is a very real possibility that the basketball will not get treated to the basketball genius that is Kyrie Irving, at least not this season. Tuesday, Sean Marks announced that star guard Kyrie Irving will not play or practice with the team until he fulfills local COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Marks said this in a statement: “Kyrie has made a personal choice, and we respect his individual right to choose. Currently the choice restricts his ability to be a full-time member of the team, and we will not permit any…

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DeAndre Jordan to reportedly sign 1/$2.6 million deal once waivers are cleared

From Paul Kasabian of B/R DeAndre Jordan will sign a one-year, $2.6 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers after clearing waivers, per Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Brooklyn Nets dealt Jordan to the Detroit Pistons earlier Friday: Charania and Wojnarowski both reported that the Pistons intended to waive Jordan following a buyout, making him a free agent if he clears waivers. Charania and James Edwards III of The Athletic also added that Jordan intends to give back $4 million of the remaining $20 million on his deal as…

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Spencer Dinwiddie headed to Wizards as part of five-team deal

From nba news services Free agent guard Spencer Dinwiddie reportedly will join the Washington Wizards on a three-year, $62-million deal as part of a multi-team trade between the Wizards, Brooklyn Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. The Nets reportedly will receive a 2024 second round pick and a 2025 Draft swap with Washington in exchange for Dinwiddie. The Spurs will receive forward Chandler Hutchison and a 2022 second round pick from Washington as part of the deal. The draft night tradesbetween the Wizards,…

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Glen Davis is still happy Kyrie was injured

When former NBA player made a comment which reveled in the injury suffered by Kyrie Irving Sunday , he rightfully drew rancor from many both on and offline. No matter how intense a series or rivalry is wishing for, much less celebrating an opponent’s injury is a line that is typically something that is eschewed and even frowned upon. Despite deleting the comment , the man who is perfectly fine with being call “Big Baby” decided to hop back on social media and go full heel, digging in his heels…

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X-ray on Kyrie Irving’s injured ankle comes back clean, more testing and treatment to come

And then there was one. The Brooklyn Nets were already down one star with James Harden injuring his hamstring just 43 seconds into Game 1 of their second round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks. They could now be staring at entering a critical Game 5 without another star, Kyrie Irving. The guard injured his right ankle with 6:04 to goin the second when he landed on the foot of Giannis Antetokounmpo after making a layup. Irving would stay on the ground for a few moments before receiving assistance getting…

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James Harden ruled out for Game 3

James Harden has logged just one of oncourt action in the Brooklyn Nets Eastern Conference Semifinal playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks. The 2017-18 MVP injured his right hamstring on the first possession of Game 1. Harden exited the game and has been dealing with tightness in the muscle. This is the same injury that gave him issues toward the end of the regular season and it has already cost Harden Game 2 and it will also, unsurprisingly, keep him out for Game 3 as well. Harden’s passing ability and…

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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 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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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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