Nets’ Yuta Watanabe will miss the rest of the trip with a hamstring injury

Nets’ Yuta Watanabe will miss the rest of the trip with a hamstring injury

TORONTO — The Nets will be without fast-evolving glue man Yuta Watanabe for at least the remainder of their current road trip. The fan favorite has a strained right hamstring and will not play against the Trail Blazers at Barclays Center until at least Sunday. “He got an MRI [exam] in Philly and Yuta has … Read more

Kyrie Irving’s choice not to do an interview with YES raises eyebrows

Kyrie Irving’s choice not to do an interview with YES raises eyebrows

TORONTO – Kyrie Irving’s decision not to interview YES – the Nets’ rights holder – before the Brooklyn star was reinstated frustrated some at the network, sources close to the situation said. Going to a direct rival was just salt to the wound. Irving, 30, who was suspended by the Nets after posting links to … Read more

Ben Simmons leads Nets past Grizzlies in Kyrie Irving’s return

Ben Simmons leads Nets past Grizzlies in Kyrie Irving’s return

Kyrie Irving’s return from suspension was the story of the day. But it was the return of old Ben Simmons that won the match. Looking like his All-Star self for the first time since arriving in Brooklyn last season, Simmons led the Nets to a 127-115 victory over tiny Memphis in front of a sellout … Read more

Kyrie Irving returns to the Brooklyn Nets after an eight-game suspension

Kyrie Irving returns to the Brooklyn Nets after an eight-game suspension

CNN — Kyrie Irving’s eight-game suspension ended Sunday as the star point guard geared up for the Brooklyn Nets game against the Memphis Grizzlies. Irving had not played for the Nets since November 1. The Nets suspended Irving on Nov. 3 after he tweeted a link to a documentary containing anti-Semitic messages, followed by an … Read more

Kyrie Irving apologizes, plays Grizzlies on Sunday

Kyrie Irving apologizes, plays Grizzlies on Sunday

An emotional Kyrie Irving publicly apologized Sunday morning for promoting an anti-Semitic movie, and an hour later his team was suspended by the Nets. The lost point guard is finally back and faces Memphis at Barclays Center on Sunday night. “I want to offer my deepest apologies to everyone who has been affected in recent … Read more

Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to play vs. Grizzlies on Sunday: Sources

Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to play vs.  Grizzlies on Sunday: Sources

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is expected to be cleared to play Sunday against the Memphis Grizzlies at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, league sources with knowledge of the situation reported. The athletic. Here’s what you need to know: Irving will miss his eighth straight game against Portland on Thursday night as he serves a team-imposed suspension … Read more

Ben Simmons was a subject in the Nets player meeting

Ben Simmons was a subject in the Nets player meeting

PORTLAND, Ore. — Since arriving in Brooklyn — at the expense of three-time NBA scoring champion James Harden — Ben Simmons has played poorly, if at all. His struggles – first getting on the field, then staying or succeeding on it – have been a glaring concern for the Nets since they bought him last … Read more

Nets held a player-only meeting to discuss Ben Simmons’ performance: Sources

Nets held a player-only meeting to discuss Ben Simmons’ performance: Sources

The Brooklyn Nets held a players-only meeting on Oct. 29 to discuss point guard Ben Simmons’ performance this season, sources with direct knowledge of those meetings, but not authorized to speak, said. The athletic. Here’s what you need to know: The team’s level of annoyance toward Simmons bubbled to the surface when they met after … Read more

Charles Barkley reacts to Kyrie Irving and Dave Chappelle – CNN

Charles Barkley reacts to Kyrie Irving and Dave Chappelle – CNN

Charles Barkley reacts to Kyrie Irving and Dave ChappelleCNN Stein: Kyrie Irving ‘itching to get back on the floor’ but situation remains ‘fluid’Net’s Daily Charles Barkley Has Brutally Honest Admission On ‘Free Speech’The Spun NBPA VP Jaylen Browns takes aim at Joe Tsai on Kyrie Irving ban: ‘It’s time for a larger conversation’New York Daily … Read more