Latest Kyrie Irving News

Harden's triple-double helps Nets top Murray, Spurs, 117-102

Jan. 22, 2022 00:11 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — James Harden had 37 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, spoiling Dejounte Murray’s ninth triple-double of the season as the Brooklyn Nets overpowered the San Antonio Spurs 117-102 on Friday night. Murray had 25 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his second...

Irving fined $25,000 by NBA for cursing at fan in Cleveland

Jan. 20, 2022 15:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for cursing at a fan in Cleveland. Irving's comments to the fan during the second quarter of Brooklyn's 114-107 loss on Monday were captured on video. Irving used profanity in reminding the...

Nets hold off Wizards' rally, beat Washington 119-118

Jan. 19, 2022 23:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Kuzma missed a 3-pointer in the final seconds, and he could accept that. He was less diplomatic about a play earlier in the fourth quarter, when someone on the Brooklyn bench appeared to reach out and deflect a pass that was headed toward Kuzma in the corner....

Virus, injuries, standings all factor in NBA trade deadline

Jan. 18, 2022 01:52 AM EST

LeBron James issued an apology on social media to Laker Nation after a recent blowout loss. With it, a promise: “... we’ll be better!” James and the Lakers are currently in a position where they would compete in a play-in tournament following the end of the...

Nets' star Irving steadfast on vaccine despite Durant injury

Jan. 17, 2022 20:37 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving insists an injury to teammate Kevin Durant won't change his stance on not getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Irving, who only recently returned to action after a drawn-out stalemate over getting vaccinated, said Monday following a loss...

Nets drop first game without Durant, fall to Cavs 114-107

Jan. 17, 2022 18:53 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant wasn't there to make the big shot, snatch the key rebound or take over like he's done countless times. The Brooklyn Nets knew life would be challenging without their superstar. On Monday, that became reality — and their foreseeable...

Durant has sprained knee ligament, no timetable for return

Jan. 16, 2022 11:49 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant has a sprained medial collateral ligament of his left knee, sidelining the NBA's leading scorer just as the Brooklyn Nets were poised to finally have a lengthy run with their Big Three. Durant was injured Saturday in a victory over New Orleans when...

Nets rout Pelicans but lose Durant to sprained left knee

Jan. 15, 2022 23:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden believes the Brooklyn Nets may be experiencing some bad luck despite their standing near the top of the Eastern Conference. The All-Star guard had 27 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds as the Nets cruised to a 120-105 victory over the New Orleans...

Kevin Durant leaves Nets' game with sprained left knee

Jan. 15, 2022 22:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant missed the second half of Brooklyn's game against New Orleans on Saturday night after spraining his left knee in a collision. The NBA's scoring leader left with 5:38 remaining in the second quarter and the Nets announced at halftime that he wouldn't...

In vaccination battles, pro athletes become proxy players

Jan. 14, 2022 09:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pandemic-era saga of tennis star Novak Djokovic in Australia this week is but one of many: Pro athletes who have refused to be vaccinated have been put at center court in a larger contest — as famous faces who are becoming proxy players in the accelerating worldwide...