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Shane Larkin soars for block on Jerian Grant (Video)

Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin stands at only 5'11", but he displayed an impressive vertical leap as he soared for this block on New York Knicks guard Jerian Grant during Friday night's name at the Barclays Center. Larkin had 6 points, 3 steals, 3 assists, 2 rebounds, and that block in 23 minutes of action off the bench. However, the Knicks came away with the 108-91 victory. H...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Larkin is sparkin' the Nets

The Nets came into the season with what was looked at as one of the worst point-guard rotations in the NBA. Actually, you could've made a legitimate argument it was the single worst. Worse than Utah's. Worse than Philadelphia's. Worse than everyone's.Now, looking at the Nets point guards isn't quite as horrifying. No, Brooklyn doesn't own one of the league's better point guard tandems...
Via Fox Sports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Larkin is trying to be more aggressive

Shane Larkin has never proven to be a worthy NBA talent ever since the Mavericks drafted him in the first round of the 2013 NBA draft. Now though, in his third year and on his third team, Larkin is attempting to change his M.O. around the league.The Nets backup point guard has actually gotten off to a decent start in Brooklyn, his best performance coming Wednesday evening, when he...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Larkin isn't happy with where he stands in #NBArank

Shane Larkin was the 18th pick in the NBA Draft only two years ago. Now, he might not even be one of the 300 best players in the league.ESPN began its annual #NBArank with the bottom 100 this week, and the Nets new backup point guard found himself on the list, much to the surprise of The Brooklyn Game's Devin Kharpertian:Larkin ranked No. 388 in ESPN's list of the NBA's best players...
Via Fox Sports
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Barry Larkin Criticizes Rick Carlisle, Mavericks’ Development Of Talent, Praises Passion Of New York Fans

Barry Larkin retired from his excellent baseball career in 2004, but he’s still in the professional sports consciousness, as his son Shane is a point guard for the New York Knicks. Shane Larkin was drafted in the first round by the Dallas Mavericks last summer after an excellent season at the University of Miami in 2012-13, but had a quiet rookie year in Dallas, and was traded...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor: Knicks Already Looking to Trade Samuel Dalembert and Shane Larkin

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The New York Knicks just acquired Shane Larkin and Samuel Dalembert in a deal that also included Raymond Felton and Tyson Chandler heading to the Mavericks.  Shane Larkin was easily the most valuable piece in this deal. Dalembert also could draw interest from some teams as a rim protector, and while he’s not a veteran minimum guy, he also isn’t...
Via TopSportsReport
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs' Larkin goes to D-League, likely for 1 game

The Dallas Mavericks are sending first-round pick Shane Larkin to the NBA Development League for what is likely to be a one-game stint. The rookie point guard's playing time has dropped significantly since veteran Devin Harris made his debut seven games ago after offseason toe surgery. Larkin hasn't played in two of the past four games and got just 11 minutes combined in the other...
Via Associated Press
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Larkin scores career-high 18, Mavs edge Suns

Rookie Shane Larkin, son of baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, scored a career-high 18 points, including two free throws with 11.1 seconds to play, and the Dallas Mavericks held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 110-107 on Friday night. The Suns had a last chance to tie it when Vince Carter turned it over trying to inbound the ball after a basket by Phoenix with 6.7 seconds left. But...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

After delayed debut, Larkin happy to finally play with Mavs

DALLAS As if waiting eight months wasn't long enough, Shane Larkin had to wait a little bit longer. The Mavericks' first-round pick fractured his right ankle on July 12 and missed the season's first 10 games, but finally stepped off the bench late in the first quarter for his first game action since Miami's loss to Marquette in the NCAA Tournament all the way back on March 28. ...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavs' Larkin active for 1st time since July injury

Mavericks rookie point guard Shane Larkin has been activated for the first time since breaking an ankle in summer workouts. Larkin is available for Monday night's game against Philadelphia. He was the 18th pick in the first round and injured his right ankle July 12 in the final practice before the team flew to Las Vegas for the summer league. The son of Hall of Fame shortstop Barry...
Via Associated Press
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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