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Thomas helps Nets rally from 23 down to beat Wizards 125-123

Feb. 04, 2023 23:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Cam Thomas scored a career-high 44 points off the bench and the short-handed Brooklyn Nets rallied from a 23-point deficit to stun the Washington Wizards 125-123 on Saturday night. Edmond Sumner also set a personal best with 29 points and Nic Claxton had 15 points...

Stonehill defeats Saint Francis Brooklyn 65-59

Feb. 04, 2023 15:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Zegarowski scored 17 points as Stonehill beat Saint Francis Brooklyn 65-59 on Saturday. Zegarowski had seven rebounds for the Skyhawks (12-14, 8-3 Northeast Conference). Andrew Sims scored 17 points while shooting 6 for 16 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 4 of 5...

AP source: Kyrie Irving requests trade from Nets

Feb. 03, 2023 19:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to get a new contract, Kyrie Irving is looking for a new address. The All-Star guard has asked the Brooklyn Nets for a trade, a person with knowledge of the details said Friday. The request comes less than a week before the trade deadline and...

Analysis: NBA All-Star reserve voting to lead to some snubs

Jan. 31, 2023 13:35 PM EST

Brace yourself. There’s going to be some angry people in the NBA on Thursday night. With good reason. The votes from the coaches are now in, and on Thursday, the NBA will reveal the 14 players — seven from the Eastern Conference, seven more from the Western...

Irving has 26, Nets beat Lakers 121-104 as James, Davis sit

Jan. 30, 2023 23:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving had 26 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 121-104 victory Monday night over the Los Angeles Lakers, who played without LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Irving had scored 30 or more in a career-best six straight games...

Chasing Kareem: Tracking LeBron James' pursuit of NBA record

Jan. 29, 2023 17:35 PM EST

A look at LeBron James’ pursuit of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the NBA’s scoring record. Abdul-Jabbar has held the record since April 5, 1984: Abdul-Jabbar points: 38,387. James points: 38,271. Difference: 116 points. James’ latest game:...

Bethea leads St. Francis Brooklyn over Long Island 71-59

Jan. 28, 2023 22:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Bethea scored 18 points to lead St. Francis Brooklyn to a 71-59 victory over Long Island University on Saturday. Bethea added six assists and three steals for the Terriers (11-11, 4-5 Northeast Conference). Tedrick Wilcox Jr. scored 15 points. Josiah Harris...

Irving has 32 points, Nets beat Knicks for 9th straight time

Jan. 28, 2023 21:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving grew up in New York and New Jersey, so he knows better than most whether the Knicks against the Nets is a real rivalry. “If the NBA calls it rivalry week, then it’s a rivalry,” Irving said. Only a one-sided one. ...

James Harden, Tyrese Maxey lead 76ers past Nets, 137-133

Jan. 25, 2023 23:51 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden hit two 3-pointers and had a driving layup in the final four minutes against his former Brooklyn teammates and the Philadelphia 76ers stretched their winning streak to six games, outscoring the Nets 137-133 on Wednesday night. Tyrese Maxey led the...

Colombia's once most-wanted drug lord pleads guilty in US

Jan. 25, 2023 17:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Colombian man who was once one of the world's most-wanted drug lords pleaded guilty Wednesday to U.S. smuggling charges, admitting that he led a cartel and paramilitary group that trafficked in cocaine and deadly violence. “Tons of cocaine were moved with my...