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Is Andrei Kirilenko’s time in Brooklyn over?

Photo Credit: NBC   Only last season Andrei Kirilenko joined the Brooklyn Nets on a heavily discounted contract, that raised eyebrows all around the league. Multiple teams were chasing the contract of the Russian star before the deal was struck with the Nets. He declined a player option after having a very productive season with the Timberwolves, which would have been around the...
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Andrei Kirilenko Angrily Leaves Nets, Apparently Wants To Join Another Team

Photo Credit: BrooklynNets/Facebook Brooklyn Nets’ small forward Andrei Kirilenko made a power move today by leaving his current team due to personal reasons. Reports have surfaced that the 12-year veteran had left the Nets due to a rift that had been going on for quite some time between both sides. Source says situation between Kirilenko and Nets probably won't be resolved...
Via Blog Surface
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko takes leave of absence from Nets

            Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko was inactive for the first time this season Monday night against the Heat. According to the New York Post, Nets coach Lionel Hollins has been open with him about his decision to leave him out of the rotation. “I really appreciate it,” Kirilenko said, “but it doesn’t make things easier.” When...
Via Sports-Glory
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Andrei Kirilenko Situation With Nets Appears Beyond Repair

Andrei Kirilenko has left the Brooklyn Nets for their roadtrip as he has received several healthy scratches in recent games. "Source says situation between Kirilenko and Nets probably won't be resolved until he's on another team," writes Stefan Bondy. Lionel Hollins told the media on Friday that he's unsure if or when Kirilenko will rejoin the club on their road trip.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Out Of Nets' Rotation

Andrei Kirilenko has fallen out of the Brooklyn Nets' rotation and was a healthy inactive for their game against the Miami Heat on Monday, saying he has "no idea" when he could receive playing time again. “It’s tough, but there’s nothing I can do,” Kirilenko said. “I’m not the one making decisions, and it is what it is.” Kirilenko has scored just three points in the...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 29, 2014  |  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

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.

July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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

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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