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Andrei Kirilenko pets cheetah in Instagram photo

As most of the NBA players enjoy their summer vacation, Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko decided to do some traveling in South Africa with his family. During one of Andrei’s stops, he got acquainted with a cheetah and judging from the below Instagram photo of Andrei with the large feline, he got the chance to pet it: Hopefully, Andrei enjoys the rest of his vacation. **...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kirilenko Clarifies his "Negativity" Towards Kidd

Andrei Kirilenko made comments about Jason Kidd that may have been taken out of context. He said that Kidd "couldn't handle" coaching in New York, but AK47 told ESPN New York that he has no negativity towards Kidd leaving; he just is unsure of why he left.“It sounds in the article like I have a negativity [about Jason leaving], but that’s completely untrue,”...
Via Nets Take Over
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Says Kidd 'couldn't handle' the Pressure of New York

As we all are fully aware, Jason Kidd decided to attempt a power play with the Nets several weeks ago, which lead to his being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks. Kidd wanted more power, but the Nets were no going to oblige.Not many players have spoken to the media about the situation, but Andrei Kirilenko decided he would.Kirilenko had trouble finding consistent minutes under Kidd, both...
Via Nets Take Over
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko: Jason Kidd couldn’t handle pressure of New York

Andrei Kirilenko played 19 minutes per game with the Brooklyn Nets last season, which was by far the lowest total of his career. It was hardly a secret that Kirilenko was not Jason Kidd’s favorite player, so AK47 must have been glad when Kidd forced his way to Milwaukee. A recent interview he gave with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Andrei Kirilenko: Jason Kidd “Couldn’t Handle” the Pressure

  Shots fired. According to a story via the Score, Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko took some shots at his former head coach Jason Kidd during an interview with Russian Sports publication SovSports. In it, the Russian forward bluntly said that the Nets job was simple too much for Kidd to handle. “So the pressure is huge. And Kidd couldn’t handle it,” Kirilenko said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Criticizes Jason Kidd

After the entire Jason Kidd soap opera played out in Brooklyn earlier this offseason, current members of the Nets were swept under the rug. The primary focus was on Kidd’s relationship with the ownership group and his eventual move to the Milwaukee Bucks.  This doesn’t mean that Nets players are without an opinion on this topic. Veteran forward Andrei Kirilenko had this to...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko critical of Jason Kidd's tenure with Nets

PHOTO COURTESY: NED DISMAN/GETTY IMAGES VIA BLEACHER REPORT New York can be a tough place to live, especially if you are an athlete.  Some guys simply can’t hack the constant pressure that the Big Apple brings. Was that the case for Jason Kidd?  Andrei Kirilenko thinks so. In an interview with a Russian tabloid SovSport, Kirilenko took some shots at his former coach Kidd when...
Via New York Sports-Kings
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Update: Andrei Kirilenko opts in for next season

Although the Brooklyn Nets won 49 games in 2012-2013 as compared to 44 wins in 2013-2014 season, the Nets improved over this past season. They upset the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, before losing to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference semifinals after losing in the first round in 2012-2013. In order to continue their ascent, the Nets...
Via NBA Injury News
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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Kirilenko gets hall pass from wife?

Andrei Kirilenko's wife Masha Lapatova reportedly said he is allowed to have sex with another woman once a year.

Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Andrei Kirilenko removing his massive back tattoo? (Pictures)

Andrei Kirilenko shocked basketball fans by getting a massive back tattoo last year. The tattoo was stunning for a few obvious reasons: it’s enormous, it’s out of character for a guy like Kirilenko, and it’s quite elaborate for a person’s first tattoo. Some people predicted that Kirilenko would be removing it before long. It looks like they were right. One of my friend who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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