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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2018, file photo, Steve Nash speaks during induction ceremonies at the Basketball Hall of Fame, in Springfield, Mass. The Brooklyn Nets hired Steve Nash as their coach Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, putting the Hall of Fame point guard in charge of the team that hopes to have Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving together next season. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Nets hire Hall of Famer Steve Nash to run floor as coach

Sep. 3, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

Steve Nash was one of the NBA's most entertaining point guards, the engineer of a high-scoring team that helped usher in a new era of basketball. Now the Brooklyn Nets want to see what he can do as a coach. The Nets hired Nash on Thursday, putting the Hall of Famer in charge of the team that hopes to have Kevin...

Brooklyn Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn reacts to a play during the second half in Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Nets to return with more talent for Vaughn or another coach

Aug. 24, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets went down meekly in the playoffs, their decimated roster no competition for the reigning NBA champions. The Nets won't be overmatched by anyone next season, assuming Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are healthy. The question going into the offseason is who will...

Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic (77) drives against Los Angeles Clippers' Paul George (13) during the first half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Doncic seeks quick recovery; 76ers, Nets facing quick exits

Aug. 22, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks will work around the clock on Luka Doncic, hoping he can be healthy enough to play Sunday. The Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets can tell them all about how hard the playoffs are without star guards. Doncic hopes to make a quick recovery, and the 76ers...

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) celebrates with guard Kyle Lowry (7) after making a half court shot against the Brooklyn Nets to end the first half in Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Siakam scores 26, Raptors trounce Nets for 3-0 series lead

Aug. 21, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 26 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 117-92 Friday to take the first 3-0 lead in a playoff series in franchise history. The defending champs now can eliminate the patchwork Nets on Sunday. “Our goal is always to win, and that's...

Norman Powell of the Toronto Raptors drives to the basket against Joe Harris of the Brooklyn Nets during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)

VanVleet, Powell lead Raptors past Nets 104-99 for 2-0 lead

Aug. 19, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Nick Nurse went small and the Toronto Raptors came up big. The Raptors second-year coach used a small lineup that included Pascal Siakam at center to help finish off the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday and take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series. Fred VanVleet had 24...

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) goes up to shoot past Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen (31) and guard Garrett Temple (17) during the second half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

VanVleet leads red-hot Raptors to 134-110 triumph over Nets

Aug. 17, 2020 8:11 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Fred VanVleet scored 30 points and led Toronto’s sizzling 3-point attack as the defending NBA champion Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 134-110 in the opening game of their first-round playoff series Monday. VanVleet went 8 of 10 from 3-point range and the Raptors shot...

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) and Toronto Raptors guard Malcolm Miller (13) celebrate after defeating the Orlando Magic in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Feeling tough to beat, Raptors set to open playoffs vs Nets

Aug. 15, 2020 11:42 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — So many roadblocks could have knocked the Toronto Raptors off course on the path toward a repeat. Kawhi Leonard's departure. The season's suspension. That's behind them now. All that's left is playoff basketball, finding a way to beat their opponent four times. The Raptors...

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, left, falls while chasing the ball against Brooklyn Nets' Caris LeVert during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Lillard, Blazers escape Nets, advance to play-in series

Aug. 14, 2020 12:26 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — With the season threatening to slip away, Damian Lillard decided it was time to shoot, even though he was so far his foot was touching the logo near midcourt. A few minutes later, he flung his body to the floor near the same spot, coming up with a steal that was the biggest...

Brooklyn Nets' Jeremiah Martin (0) moves the ball against the Orlando Magic during the first half at of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

Nets beat Magic 108-96, improve to 5-2 in restart

Aug. 11, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot each scored 24 points, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 108-96 on Tuesday as both teams looked ahead to the playoffs. Dzanan Musa added 17 points and Tyler Johnson had 14 for the Nets, who improved to 5-2 in the restart...

Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) dribbles the ball against Los Angeles Clippers guard Reggie Jackson (1) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Nets start fast, beat Clippers to take No. 7 seed in East

Aug. 10, 2020 12:23 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Caris LeVert had 27 points and 13 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets used the best-shooting quarter in the NBA this season on their way to a 129-120 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night. Joe Harris added 25 points — 23 in the first half — for the...