Latest Sean Marks News

Nets now cool team; chance for more success with new players

Oct. 15, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — What was apparent in July became clearer to Nets coach Kenny Atkinson in September. With Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving on board, things are looking up in Brooklyn. "People showed up to our press conference. My press conference the first year, it was like crickets," said Atkinson, joking...

Nets' Kyrie Irving has facial fracture after getting elbowed

Sep. 25, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving is hurt before his Nets career even begins. Irving sustained a left side facial fracture after being elbowed during a pickup game, and the Nets said Wednesday the All-Star point guard is listed as day to day. Irving was hurt Tuesday in one of the final workouts before the team...

Nets not planning for Durant to play this season

Sep. 24, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets expect to wait a year before Kevin Durant plays for them. General manager Sean Marks said Tuesday the Nets are planning this season without the injured All-Star. He added Durant will have a say in determining when he's ready. "With Kevin, I think what we're going to say is...

Tsai completes purchase of Nets, arena, hires Levy as CEO

Sep. 18, 2019 2:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have a new owner and a new CEO. Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai completed his purchase of the team and Barclays Center on Wednesday, then announced that he had hired former Turner Broadcasting President David Levy to oversee both. Tsai's purchase of the Nets was unanimously...