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NBA referee Courtney Kirkland treated us to one of the more humorous moments of the season when he got a little too aggressive while trying to stop Kris Humphries from attempting a free throw. The Brooklyn Nets forward was at the line to shoot free throws in the fourth quarter against the Toronto Raptors when Kirkland sprang in out of nowhere and tried to give him the Dikembe Mutombo...
Nets starting center, Brook Lopez, is out tonight when as they are set to take on the New York Knicks.
Lopez has missed the last five games for Brooklyn with foot problems. The Nets are 1-4 in that stretch. The only victory coming against the Orlando Magic.
The last time the two teams played Tyson Chandler had 28 points and 10 rebounds. The Nets won a nip and tuck overtime...
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I don’t know what’s up with the refs sometimes these days, but it looks like they want to get as much attention that they can. That’s what happened with Courtney Kirkland, as he tried blocking Kris Humphries‘ free-throw attempt in the fourth quarter as the Brooklyn Nets took on the Toronto Raptors Wednesday night. Kirkland’s motive for such a move? It appears that...
Kris Humphries is a solid NBA bench player. He will never win Sixth Man of the Year but he does a respectable job for the Brooklyn Nets in rotation time averaging 7.6 points per game and 7.8 rebounds per game.
His claim to fame will always be the fact that he hosted one of Hollywood’s shortest marriages when he wifed-up socialite Kim Kardashian for 72 days.
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Brooklyn Nets coach Avery Johnson admitted Sunday that center Brook Lopez is recovering slower from a mild right foot sprain than the team initially expected.
Lopez missed his fifth straight game on Sunday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. He is still not ready to practice despite suffering the injury on Nov. 28.
“I think it’s approaching that point now, because obviously...
The Brooklyn Nets could be getting the help they need to break a four-game slide in time for another visit by the New York Knicks.
Brook Lopez turned in a big game the first time these Atlantic Division rivals met and could be back for Tuesday night's matchup.
Brooklyn (11-8) won 96-89 in overtime over New York (15-5) at home on Nov. 26. The game was originally scheduled as...
J.R. Smith absolutely blew up Gerald Wallace today during the Knicks 100-97 comeback win over the Brooklyn Nets. Gerald came down the lane for a rebound and J.R. was having none of it, so he decided to stick it to Wallace for no good reason. The result was Wallace on the ground in a great deal of pain.
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Look at the ups on ref Courtney Kirkland as he tries to block the Net’s Kris Humphries’ free throw. Courtney needs to cut back on the caffeine, that was a bit of an over reaction.
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The Knicks will look to get some revenge in round two of the Battle of the Boroughs as they travel to Brooklyn to take on the Nets. The first time around, the Nets won a hard fought overtime game 96-89. In the first meeting, it was the Knicks who were not at full strength; tonight it will be the Nets who will be...
If you need to watch something funny to take your mind off that ugly Celtics double OT win, check out this video of Kris Humphries getting stuffed by a ref from tonight's Nets-Raptors game.
Video courtesy of the Toronto Raptors Youtube page. Thanks to "iPooped on my BigBoyPants" from the shoutbox for sharing the link.
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After last night’s 100-97 loss to ”rival” New York Knicks, the Brooklyn Nets have fallen to 11-9 and have lost their last 5 games. The debate around the country has been is this Nets team good or just receiving attention and fan-fair because of their high profile owners. In this day and age, fans rush [...]The post Dommermuth: The Brooklyn Nets Need Patience, Not Judement...
NBA referee Courtney Kirkland attempted to block a free throw attempt from Kris Humphries in the Nets-Raptors game Wednesday night in Toronto.
Why? Maybe because it's hilarious? Or maybe Kirkland's just a big Kim Kardashian supporter?
Whatever the case, here's video of the rejection attempt:
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