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Nets Injury Update: Andrei Kirilenko out at least a week with back tightness

The Brooklyn Nets entered training camp coming off a 44-win season last year and a first round upset of the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference playoffs. In order to continue their rise in the conference, the Nets must improve on an offense that was 21st in the league in scoring, and also improve their rebounding, which ranked 29th in the league. One player who figures to...
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26 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
July 21, 2014  |  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
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss
NO WAY

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
SOMETHING SEEMS FISHY

Teams question Nets' AK-47 deal

Mikeal Prokhorov's Nets were able to sign fellow Russian, Andrei Kirilenko, to a well below market deal, prompting some teams to ask for an investigation.

Via Midwest Sports Fans
July 12, 2013  |  1 Comment
FREE AGENT GAME

Kirilenko opts out of T-Wolves deal

Andrei Kirilenko had one year left on his deal with the Timberwolves, but he is opting out of his contract to become a free agent.

Via Pass The Pill
June 29, 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

Andrei Kirilenko: Basketball IQ is higher in European players

Andrei Kirilenkocredit: img.ezinemark.com After a strong showing in the Olympics, Timberwolves fans can’t wait to see what Andrei Kirilenko can bring to the table this season. AK47 played in Russia last season and has been looking very good thus far in international play. Minnesota signed him to a deal this offseason, addressing perhaps their biggest need; a wing player. Additionally...
Via Pass The Pill
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Timberwolves bring Kirilenko back to NBA

MINNEAPOLIS Andrei Kirilenko is 11 years older and set to make more than 11 times the money than he did the first time he jumped to the NBA. He's no longer a fresh-faced rookie but rather one of the final pieces in a Minnesota Timberwolves roster David Kahn has been reassembling for weeks. Kirilenko's signing came immediately after the Timberwolves finalized a trade Friday...
Via Fox Sports North
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Headed to Back to NBA, Signs With Minnesota

Former Utah Jazz member Andrei Kirilenko is headed back to the NBA after one season with Russian team CSKA Moscow. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports tweeted that the Russian star is finalizing a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. #bbpBox_228244538781732864 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_228244538781732864 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }Minnesota is...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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