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Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving reacts after he was injured during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Nets' Irving sidelined again because of right shoulder

Feb. 18, 2020 8:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving won't play in the Brooklyn Nets' first game after the All-Star break because of more trouble with his right shoulder that sidelined him earlier this season. Nets coach Kenny Atkinson told reporters Tuesday that Irving would see a specialist this week and that he would have more...

Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen (31) gets his hand on the hand of Toronto Raptors forward Chris Boucher (25) as Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) looks on during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Raptors' 15-game win streak snapped with 101-91 loss to Nets

Feb. 12, 2020 11:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Toronto Raptors were hoping to keep rolling right into the All-Star break. Instead, they had their franchise-record winning streak stopped at 15 games with a 101-91 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. Still, the reigning NBA champions are 40-15 despite losing Kawhi Leonard last summer and...

Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) blocks the shot of Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen (31) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Dinwiddie's basket gives Nets win, Pacers 6th straight loss

Feb. 10, 2020 10:51 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie struggled to find his shooting touch Monday night. He rediscovered it in the nick of time for Brooklyn. Dinwiddie calmly knocked down the go-ahead 21-footer with 5.2 seconds left, then watched as Indiana's final shot come up well short to give the Nets a 106-105...

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam, left, is defended by Brooklyn Nets forward Taurean Prince (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Raptors top Nets 119-118, extend record winning streak to 14

Feb. 8, 2020 11:18 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Overcoming the absence of injured stars is becoming a regular occurrence for the Toronto Raptors. So is winning games. Fred VanVleet scored 10 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Pascal Siakam scored 20 points, including the tiebreaking free throw with 22 seconds remaining, and the...

Golden State Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell (0) drives next to Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Nets crush Warriors 129-88 in Russell's return to Brooklyn

Feb. 5, 2020 11:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Robinson III and Alec Burks are respected veterans on a gutted Golden State team, guys who helped them look like the Warriors of old recently. And when word came that they were likely getting traded, the rest of the roster couldn't summon much spirit to play without them. The Nets...

Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie (26) goes up for a shot during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

LeVert starts, ties career best with 29 as Nets beat Suns

Feb. 3, 2020 11:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With Kyrie Irving sidelined, Caris LeVert picked the perfect time to deliver his best game of the season. LeVert tied his career high with 29 points in his first start in nearly three months, helping the Brooklyn Nets overcome the absence of their leading scorer to beat the Phoenix Suns...

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving reacts after he was injured during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Kyrie Irving out at least a week with right knee sprain

Feb. 2, 2020 12:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving will miss at least a week with a sprained medial ligament in his right knee. The Brooklyn Nets star had an MRI exam Sunday that confirmed the team's diagnosis after he was injured Saturday in Washington. Irving got hurt in the fourth quarter of a 113-107 loss, when he and...

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, right, dribbles next to Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Beal has 34, Irving injures knee as Wizards top Nets 113-107

Feb. 2, 2020 12:14 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving limped off the court after hurting his right knee, his latest injury coming just 24 hours after his best performance of the season. A night after scoring a season-high 54 points, Irving was forced to leave in the fourth quarter of the Brooklyn Nets' 113-107 loss to the...

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving (11) drives past Chicago Bulls' Luke Kornet and Chandler Hutchison (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Irving scores season-high 54, Nets beat Bulls 133-118

Jan. 31, 2020 11:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving is attempting to process the death of Kobe Bryant by reflecting on the lessons his friend taught him. He put them to good use Friday and scored a season-high 54 points, making all 10 shots in the first half and 19 of 23 for the game, to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 133-118...

Flowers are placed on empty chairs that retired Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna occupied Dec. 21, 2019, when they attended a Brooklyn Nets game at the Barclays Center during a pregame tribute to Byant before an NBA basketball game between the Nets and the Detroit Pistons, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Dinwiddie, emotional Irving lead Nets past Pistons, 125-115

Jan. 30, 2020 12:10 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It's only been a few days, not nearly enough for the players who were close with Kobe Bryant to get over his death. Unlike Sunday, Kyrie Irving was at least able to take his grief onto the basketball court. “I couldn’t even come up with wanting to play that game," Irving said....