Latest Kyrie Irving News

Durant moves into NBA's top 25, Nets beat Celtics 123-104

Nov. 25, 2021 00:54 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Durant grew up in the Washington, D.C., area looking up to Allen Iverson as he led Georgetown to back-to-back trips to the NCAA Sweet 16. Now the Nets forward is looking down at the Hall of Famer from the top 25 of the NBA's all-time scoring list. ...

Durant scores 27, Nets get lift from rookie to down Cavs

Nov. 22, 2021 22:49 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — In two days, Cam Thomas went from G League sensation to Brooklyn spark plug. Kevin Durant returned to the lineup and scored 27 points, James Harden added 14 points and a season-high 14 assists, and Thomas gave Brooklyn a needed second-half lift in a...

In memo, NBA tells players, coaches to act on booster shots

Nov. 12, 2021 14:32 PM EST

The NBA has raised the level of urgency regarding getting booster shots against the coronavirus, telling players and coaches that it is no longer advisable to wait before receiving the additional dose. The booster shots should be received “as soon as possible,...

Column: Rodgers 'audible' on vaccine not the right call

Nov. 04, 2021 03:53 AM EDT

There are some potentially serious problems with the “unvaccinated-Aaron Rodgers-has-COVID-19” story, so let’s get the funny business out of the way first. When reporters asked the Green Bay Packers quarterback back in August whether he’d been vaccinated, he...

Durant scores 32, Nets hit 22 3s in 117-108 win over Hawks

Nov. 03, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets are starting to look like the team that was so potent a season ago. Kevin Durant scored 32 points and led the spurt that broke open the game late in the third quarter, and the Nets beat the Atlanta Hawks 117-108 on Wednesday night for...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Oct. 27, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 22 The Toronto Star on Glasgow climate summit and the credibility of governments: As we noted on Friday, the prospects for COP26, the United Nations climate...

Analysis: Pop's still coaching because he's still having fun

Oct. 26, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

The final buzzer sounded at the Tokyo Olympics, the gold medal for the U.S. was won and Gregg Popovich held his emotions in check for at least a couple of minutes. He shook hands with France coach Vincent Collet. He consoled some of the French players who had to settle...

Durant scores 25, Nets hand Wizards 1st loss, 104-90

Oct. 25, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 25 points and the Brooklyn Nets bounced back from a poor finish a day earlier with a blistering start that sent them to a 104-90 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night. Patty Mills made five 3-pointers and added 21 points...

Hornets pull away, beat Nets 111-95 for first 3-0 start

Oct. 24, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LaMelo Ball had a good first three quarters in Brooklyn, then decided it was best if he watched the fourth. Ish Smith was rolling so well that the Rookie of the Year told Charlotte coach James Borrego to stick with this backup. ...

Demonstrators support Irving vs vaccine mandate at Nets game

Oct. 24, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators supporting Nets guard Kyrie Irving and protesting New York's vaccine mandate gathered outside Barclays Center on Sunday before Brooklyn's home opener. A few dozen people were in the plaza outside the arena, some chanting “Let Kyrie play!...