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Brooklyn Nets center Kevin Garnett has missed 11-straight games due to back spasms and will not travel for the team's three-game road trip, according to coach Jason Kidd. The earliest we will see the Big Ticket back in action is against the Cleveland Cavaliers. A very real possibility of retirement when acquiring Garnett has become near reality through the season and in the wake of the postseason.Kevin Garnett will NOT make the road trip. They will keep him home and reevaluate him when they get back. #Nets— Tom Lorenzo (@TomLorenzo) March 22, 2014 With 12 games left in the regular season after the upcoming road swing and four back-to-backs remaining on the schedule, Garnett is mathematically slated to play just eight more games at most. Kidd has regularly rested Garnett for one of two back-to-back games and the remainder of the season should be no different. One should expect the 18-year veteran to miss more time.I am all for getting a proven winner and veteran back on his feet ...
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PHOTO COURTESY: NJ.COM With the annexation of Crimea being one of the biggest topics around the world and getting more complicated by the day, why would anyone want to bring their business over to Russia? Maybe if you were a Russian billionaire, you would consider such a move; and that is exactly what Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov plans to do. Now, the next question is, what impact...
Brooklyn Nets center Kevin Garnett will not travel with the team on the road and miss at least the next three games, coach Jason Kidd said Friday.
Garnett has missed the last 11 games due to back spasms. The Nets (36-31), however, have gone 9-2 without him, surrendering 100 or more points just once over that span.
Garnett was to be re-evaluated on Saturday.
Could Brooklyn Nets stars such as Brook Lopez, Joe Johnson, Deron Williams and Paul Pierce wind up playing for a team that’s actually headquartered in Russia?
Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said he planned to relocate his company that runs the Nets to Russia, in keeping with the Kremlin’s call on Russian businessmen to repatriate their assets to help combat new U.S sanctions.
Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said on Monday he planned to relocate his company that runs the Brooklyn Nets basketball team to Russia, in keeping with the Kremlin’s call on Russian businessmen to repatriate their assets to help combat new US sanctions.
The United States and European Union have imposed visa bans and asset freezes on officials and businessmen believed to be close...
The Brooklyn Nets entered Friday's game with the Celtics on a two game winning streak and a 35-31 record, second in the Atlantic Division. They have played all but 17 games this season without the services of their big man Brook Lopez, who has been battling foot and ankle injuries all season. A variety of lineup combinations along with backup center Andray Blatche have...
Brooklyn had won three straight games, and traveled to Dallas to take on the scorching Mavericks. With the Toronto Raptors beating the Hawks, a win for the Nets kept them at 1.5 games behind for first place in the Atlantic Division. The Nets' struggles keeping up with quicker guards was made apparent in the first half, as Devin Harris scored nine first half points while Monta...
Brook Lopez underwent successful surgery on his left ankle earlier in March and the procedure will not affect his rehabilitation from foot surgery on Jan. 4.
Lopez was lost for the season after breaking a bone in his foot in late December.
The Brooklyn Nets expect Lopez to return to the court in June.
Lopez averaged 20.7 points and six rebounds in 17 games.
Joe Johnson and Kevin Durant have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.
Johnson is the first member of the Brooklyn Nets to win the award since Devin Harris in 2009.
The Brooklyn Nets took on the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines arena on Sunday. Jason Kidd’s team came out on top in overtime, 107-104, in his first regular-season trip as head coach to the city where he won his 2011 NBA Championship. It was a nice present for Kidd, who celebrated his 41st birthday. With the win, the Nets are just one game behind the Chicago Bulls for...
After Marcus Thornton brought Brooklyn back in the third quarter, Joe Johnson took the reins in the fourth and in overtime
I'm going to keep it short tonight, but by no means should that diminish the huge win your Brooklyn Nets obtained tonight over the Mavericks down in Dallas, Brooklyn's 4th straight win.
Dallas, mainly former Nets Devin Harris and Vince...
Jason Kidd has a frustrating start to his head coaching career as the Brooklyn Nets began the season 5-14 and entered 2014 with a 10-21 record.
Kidd retired from his playing career to immediately become head coach without any previous experience.
“There was never a panic, like, maybe I should have kept playing,” said Kidd.
MOSCOW (AP) The Russian owner of the Brooklyn Nets says he is moving ahead with plans to transfer the NBA team's ownership company to Russia.
DALLAS (AP) Joe Johnson scored 22 points, including the tying layup in regulation and the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime to lead the Brooklyn Nets past the Mavericks 107-104 Sunday night in Jason Kidd's return to Dallas as a coach.
DALLAS (AP) Brooklyn forward Andrei Kirilenko won't return to a game against Dallas after leaving with a mild sprain of his left ankle.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) Tyreke Evans scored a season-high 33 points and the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans ralled from 22 down in the third quarter, beating the Brooklyn Nets 109-104 in overtime Monday night.