Latest LaMarcus Aldridge News

Nets' ending came quickly, decisions about the future won't

Jun. 21, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The end for the Brooklyn Nets came quickly. Changes to prevent it from happening again will not. Two days after a team with title hopes went out in the second round of the playoffs, the Nets said they will take some time evaluating...

Nets had the shooting and scoring, but needed more health

Jun. 20, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets had all the shooting and scoring any team could ever want. They just didn't have the health that every team needs. Kevin Durant was spectacular in his first postseason in Brooklyn, but by the end of it a Big Three...

Trail Blazers, Terry Stotts parting ways after 9 seasons

Jun. 05, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — No team in the NBA has a longer active streak of postseason appearances than the Portland Trail Blazers, who have gotten there in each of the last eight seasons. That wasn’t enough to save Terry Stotts, and Portland will have a new coach next...

Bucks-Nets Eastern Conference semifinal preview capsule

Jun. 04, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

Preview capsule for the Brooklyn-Milwaukee Eastern Conference semifinal series that starts Saturday: No. 2 BROOKLYN NETS (48-24, 4-1) vs. No. 3 MILWAUKEE BUCKS (46-26, 4-0) Season series: Bucks, 2-1. Story line: Brooklyn’s Big...

McCollum, Trail Blazers escape with 107-106 win over Spurs

Apr. 16, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 29 points and the Portland Trail Blazers escaped with a 107-106 victory Friday night over the San Antonio Spurs, who missed three shots on their final possession. Portland overcame a 16-point deficit in the second half despite not...

Durant, Harris lead Nets to 130-115 win over Hornets

Apr. 16, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant had 25 points and 11 assists, Joe Harris scored 26 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Charlotte Hornets 130-115 on Friday night. Landry Shamet added 20 points for the Nets. Kyrie Irving had 12 on the day after LaMarcus Aldridge retired...

Nets' Aldridge retires at 35 due to irregular heartbeat

Apr. 15, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge retired from the NBA on Thursday after saying he experienced an irregular heartbeat during his final game with the Brooklyn Nets. Aldridge, 35, posted a statement on social media saying the heart concerns he had during and after...

Embiid, 76ers top undermanned Nets 123-117 for 1st in East

Apr. 14, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Nets played without starters from the opening tip. The 76ers tried to rest theirs in the fourth quarter. But with Brooklyn's deep reserves making it a game late between the two top teams in the East, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid checked in to...

Durant, Nets top Wolves 127-97 in makeup game after shooting

Apr. 13, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The show in Minnesota went on, the day after raw emotion from a fatal police shooting of a local Black man was too strong to play. Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets made quick work of the Timberwolves, even if focus was harder to come by than usual....

Nets' Irving out Monday at Minnesota for personal reasons

Apr. 11, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving will miss Brooklyn's game in Minnesota on Monday night, leaving the Nets without two of their three All-Stars. The Nets said Sunday that Irving was out for personal reasons/family matter. The point guard has missed eight games this season...