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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....

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...

East-leading Bulls opening eyes, next up: suprising Memphis

Jan. 16, 2022 12:43 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The “MVP! MVP!” chants are ringing out in Chicago once again, this time for Bulls star DeMar DeRozan as fans have something to cheer about in the Windy City. The resurgent Bulls (27-14) are one of the surprising stories in the NBA, opening eyes sitting atop the...

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...

Durant fined $15,000 for profanity during interview

Jan. 14, 2022 15:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant has been fined $15,000 for using profane language during an interview after the Brooklyn Nets' 114-108 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night. The NBA announced the fine on Friday, saying Durant declined to participate in an interview with...

While waiting on Irving, Nets still searching for answers

Jan. 14, 2022 02:07 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of taking a big shot, James Harden wants to deliver one — right into Kyrie Irving's arm. If Irving gets vaccinated against the coronavirus, the Brooklyn Nets become an almost unstoppable offense with three of the most dynamic scorers in the NBA. ...