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Udoka misses Celtics media day, to be ready for camp

Sep. 27, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

CANTON, Mass. (AP) — Ime Udoka will have to wait one more day to get together with his new team. The Boston Celtics head coach tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19 this month and was in his last day of isolation when the team convened for media day on...

At NBA media days, COVID and vaccines remain dominant topics

Sep. 27, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

Utah center Rudy Gobert revealed that after much deliberation, he decided to become vaccinated. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich has gotten his booster shot already. Boston coach Ime Udoka had his shots and tested positive for COVID-19 anyway. And Brooklyn guard Kyrie...

The Latest: Leonard tries to stay 'relevant' during rehab

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

The latest from NBA media day on Monday (All times EDT) ___ 4:15 p.m. Kawhi Leonard is heading into his third season with the Los Angeles Clippers just trying to get healthy. He’s two months into rehab after...

Irving asks for privacy about vaccine, availability for Nets

Sep. 27, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to attend the Brooklyn Nets' media day, Kyrie Irving asked for privacy Monday when pressed about his vaccination status and availability for home games. On a bizarre day in which comedian David Letterman was present but Irving wasn't, the...

Nets don't expect issues meeting New York vaccine mandates

Sep. 21, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks said Tuesday he doesn't anticipate any Nets being unable to play because of vaccination rules when the NBA season begins next month. Marks said the entire roster wouldn't currently be eligible to play in New York, but...

Lakers add longtime Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan

Sep. 09, 2021 19:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeAndre Jordan is back in Los Angeles, and this time he'll be chasing a championship from the Staples Center locker room that has a few more trophies in it. The longtime Clippers center signed with the Lakers on Thursday, filling their penultimate...

Pistons get DeAndre Jordan in multiplayer deal with Nets

Sep. 04, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons acquired veteran center DeAndre Jordan in a multiplayer trade with the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. The Pistons also received four second-round picks and cash considerations from the Nets in exchange for forward Sekou Doumbouya and...

Griffin re-signs with Nets after reviving career in Brooklyn

Aug. 09, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have re-signed veteran big man Blake Griffin, who revived his career as part of the supporting cast for Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving. Brooklyn announced the signing on Monday without disclosing contract terms. ...

Durant sets record, example for US Olympic men's hoops team

Jul. 31, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Kevin Durant had been just ordinary so far in these Olympics. That's probably not good enough for gold. Not on this U.S. men's basketball team, an unproven and for now still unspectacular group. ...

Nets pick Thomas, acquire rights to Sharpe late in 1st round

Jul. 30, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets took LSU's Cameron Thomas on Thursday night with the No. 27 pick in the NBA draft, adding the SEC's leading scorer to their high-powered roster. “You can never have too much scoring,” Thomas said. The Nets then...