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Durant scores 45, carries Nets to 109-102 win over Magic

Nov. 28, 2022 23:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored a season-high 45 points, carrying the Brooklyn Nets to a 109-102 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night that got them back to .500. Durant shot 19 of 24 from the field and added seven rebounds and five assists, playing 39 minutes on the...

Durant, Seth Curry help Nets pull away, beat Blazers 111-94

Nov. 27, 2022 18:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 31 points, Seth Curry added a season-high 29 off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 111-94 on Sunday. Curry was 7 for 10 on 3-pointers and had his highest point total with the Nets and the most by a Brooklyn reserve...

Nets' Simmons preps for hostile return in 1st game in Philly

Nov. 21, 2022 12:42 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons tilted his head in bemusement at the suggestion enough time had passed since his bitter split with the 76ers that his Philadelphia homecoming might be greeted with more affection than acrimony. His look, which became an instant meme, had the...

Irving rejoins Nets, seeks to keep focus on basketball

Nov. 20, 2022 23:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving apologized Sunday morning to anyone who felt threatened or hurt when he posted a link to a documentary with antisemitic material, clearing the way to finally play again for the Brooklyn Nets. Once he did, Irving tried to keep the focus on basketball....

Irving returns, Simmons scores 22 as Nets beat Grizzlies

Nov. 20, 2022 22:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving was playing again. Ben Simmons was playing like an All-Star again. The Brooklyn Nets, who rarely get to enjoy normalcy for too long, could savor a night Sunday when things actually looked like they drew them up. “It’s always nice to...

Lyft drivers spread the Gospel with ride-hailing ministries

Nov. 20, 2022 09:08 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One is an ordained pastor in Brooklyn, the other a single mother and children’s book author in New Jersey. Both drive for Lyft. Both share the word of God as roving preachers. Pastor Kenneth Drayton and Tomika Reid try to inspire passengers through spiritual...

Saint Francis (BKN) wins 61-58 against Saint Peter's

Nov. 19, 2022 19:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Moreno scored 19 points as Saint Francis (BKN) beat Saint Peter’s 61-58 on Saturday. Moreno was 6-of-8 shooting, including 2 for 3 from distance, and went 5 for 5 from the line for the Terriers (2-2). Josiah Harris scored 16 points while going 6 of 11 and 4...

Irving could return Sunday, Nets list him as questionable

Nov. 19, 2022 17:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving could return from his suspension and play for the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday after apologizing for hurting the Jewish community when he posted a link to a film with antisemitic material. The Nets listed Irving as questionable for the game against the...

Jeffries makes historic bid to lead House Dems after Pelosi

Nov. 19, 2022 09:59 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she would step aside, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York launched a history-making bid Friday to become the first Black person to helm a major political party in Congress as leader of the House Democrats. In a letter to...

New York hasn't licensed any pot shops, yet they abound

Nov. 18, 2022 15:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Eager, anxious and frustrated, Yuri Krupitsky is waiting to find out whether he'll get to open one of the first legal recreational marijuana shops in New York state. He wrangled a lengthy application to become one of about 900 hopefuls for a first round of 150...