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Andrei Kirilenko to Open a Hooters… In Russia

Photo Credit: AP Andrei Kirilenko is certainly no stranger to interesting news for a guy who isn’t necessarily a star in the NBA. You could start with the fact that his wife lets him sleep around (only annually though, poor guy), or that his free-agent signing made opposing GM’s call for an investigation. Kirilenko continues to make some neat splashes in the news, as AK-47, as...
Via New York Sports-Kings
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Open to Bringing Back Paul Pierce

It hasn’t been the same Celtics since Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were sent away to the Brooklyn Nets, and recent rumors that Paul Pierce misses being with the Celtics may have sparked up some interest in bringing the veteran back to Boston. Fansided is now reporting that according to Ben Rohrbach, the Celtics may actually miss Pierce as well, and would be open to bringing him...
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Nets on a collison course with the Heat in the playoffs?

The NBA’s regular season ended last night, setting all 16 of the Eastern and Western Conference’s playoff matchups in stone. Seedings and first round opponents are all decided. The Brooklyn Nets, the NBA team to see the most roster turnover this offseason, fell to the No. 6 seed in the East with a regular season-ending loss on Wednesday night in Cleveland against the Cavaliers...
Via Crossover Chronicles
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Nets on a collison course with the Heat in the playoffs?

The NBA’s regular season ended last night, setting all 16 of the Eastern and Western Conference’s playoff matchups in stone. Seedings and first round opponents are all decided. The Brooklyn Nets, the NBA team to see the most roster turnover this offseason, fell to the No. 6 seed in the East with a regular season-ending loss on Wednesday night in Cleveland against the Cavaliers...
Via Bloguin Best
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko to Open Russia’s First Hooters Restaurant

Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko has the right idea when it comes to easing tensions between Russia and the United States, and not surprisingly AK-47′s plan involves lovely, curvaceous, scantily clad women and alcohol. Kirilenko is opening up Russia’s first ever Hooters restaurant in Moscow at the end of the month, one of five he hopes to eventually build in mother Russia. Think...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets Andrei Kirilenko bringing Hooters to Russia

The time has come...Andrei Kirilenko is bringing Hooters to Putin. AK-47 said the first of five restaurants he plans to build in Moscow will open April 28 under a franchisee agreement with Hooters of America Inc., the chain best known for the skimpy tank tops worn by its waitresses. [Bloomberg]Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets complete impressive late season tank; draw Raptors, then Heat in playoffs

Yesterday I discussed the fact that the Nets were tanking in an attempt to fall to the #6 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.  All they needed to make it happen on the final day of the regular season was a Washington victory in Boston, and loss in their visit to Cleveland.Brooklyn held Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Joe Johnson, Deron Williams and Shaun Livingston (among others...
Via Celtics Life
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shaun Livingston wants to remain loyal to Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have gone through a very inconsistent season, but one player that has remained fairly consistent throughout the entire year has been Shaun Livingston. Livingston was brought in this past offseason to solidify the Nets’ lineup and add depth to the roster. He has been able to do more than Brooklyn expected and has been a big reason that they have turned their season...
Via Sports-Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is the Brooklyn Nets Gain Brook Lopez’s Loss?

Is the Brooklyn Nets Gain Brook Lopez's Loss? The injury to Brook Lopez has turned out to be the turning point of the Brooklyn Nets' season. And although Lopez was undoubtedly the best player on the team, the Brooklyn Nets have not missed him at all, at least not now. Brooklyn is the 5th seed in the East with a 44-37 record. It's pretty impressive because they were...
Via Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Drops a Slick No-Look Dime

Cagey Andrei Kirilenko stays one step ahead of the Knicks defense to drop this amazing dime to Mason Plumlee behind who flushes it home. The post Andrei Kirilenko Drops a Slick No-Look Dime appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets Offered Vince Carter To Clippers For Shaun Livingston Before Injury

Shaun Livingston has had an outstanding season with the Brooklyn Nets, finally fulfilling upon the promise he showed before suffering a devastating injury. “When you look at the entire picture, Shaun is a better player now than when he hurt his knee in ’07,” Reggie Livingston said. The Nets liked Livingston back when Rod Thorn was general manager. The Nets liked him so much...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Nets are tanking for the 6th seed, and it is awesome

The Brooklyn Nets trailed by 21 points at home in the 4th quarter last night to a lottery-bound New York Knicks team that was playing without Carmelo Anthony (they eventually fell 109-98).  Kevin Garnett started at center, played 15 minutes, didn't score, and grabbed only two rebounds.  Paul Pierce saw just 21 minutes of action.  Meanwhile Marcus Thornton was on the court...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs finish out slate with Nets

While they're trying to balance between being rested and ready for the postseason, the Brooklyn Nets still have some business to take care of in their regular-season finale. The Nets again look to clinch the Eastern Conference's fifth seed and try to avoid a fourth loss in five games Wednesday night at the lottery-bound Cleveland Cavaliers. Although they have the East'...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert Drops Paul Pierce With Nasty Crossover (Video)

Nothing big here. Pierce is going to the playoffs, Shumpert is going home.   Iman got in one last highlight  when he dropped the Nets Paul Pierce with a filthy step back crossover.    
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams on Nets in playoffs: 'It's part of the takeover'

You wouldn't know it by Tuesday night's game at Barclays Center, but the Brooklyn Nets essentially have New York City to themselves — in an NBA sense.While the Nets will never win a head-to-head popularity contest with the Yankees, the boys from Brooklyn have arguably converted a few Knicks fans and are poised to knock that other Madison Square Garden team — the playoff...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Iman Shumpert drops Paul Pierce with crossover, later finishes fast break with an off-the-glass alley-oop

Tweet New York Knicks guard/forward Iman Shumpert had himself quite a night against the Brooklyn Nets Tuesday. Shumpert took advantage of a resting playoff-bound Nets team on a couple of highlight-worthy plays. First, Shumpert got ol’ man Paul Pierce to bite and drop on a nifty crossover:   Next, Shumpert finished high above the rim on an alley-oop from Toure’ Murry...
Via Los That Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert Puts Paul Pierce on Skates during Knicks vs. Nets

The Knicks aren’t going to the playoffs but their cross town rivals – coached of course by a member of the 2012-2013 Knicks, Jason Kidd – beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-98. In the third quarter, Iman Shumpert gave the fans a show when he crossed up “The Truth” AKA Paul Pierce and left him on skates before hitting a jumper. video via @NBA
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko No Look Pass to Mason Plumlee

Andrei Kirilenko with some Harlem Globetrotter like **** last night against the Knicks.Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Throws Beautiful Behind-the-Back Pass to Mason Plumlee for Jam

Tuesday nights Knicks vs. Nets game was filled with highlights. Iman Shumpert destroyed Paul Pierce’s ankles and threw down an off-the-backboard alley oop slam dunk, and Andrei Kirilenko also dropped this beautiful behind-the-back no-look dime to Mason Plumlee. AK47 is averaging career lows in PPG (5.0) and RPG (3.2) this season, but can still play an important role off the...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert Destroys Paul Pierce’s Ankles on Stepback Crossover

Though the Knicks have officially been eliminated from the playoffs, Iman Shumpert is still playing hard. On Tuesday night, the former Georgia Tech point guard absolutely destroyed Paul Pierce’s ankles on this beautiful stepback crossover, thankfully hitting the jumper afterward. Shumpert also threw down a beautiful off-the-backboard alley-oop dunk in the game.   The post Iman...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Iman Crossover Pierce or Did He Trip Him? (Video)

Thought we witnessed another killer crossover tonight, but I’m on the fence on this one. It looks like Iman Shumpert crosses up Paul Pierce so badly that he drops him to the floor, but upon further review it seems as if Truth trips over Shumps foot. Hard to tell conclusively, so I’ll let you decide. Knicks took the game 109-98.
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NTO's Individual Awards for the Nets

Another regular season is soon coming to a close, and the Brooklyn Nets are headed to the NBA playoffs for the second straight year. After a terrible 10-21 start to the season, the Nets turned it around after the new year and pushed their way to a postseason berth.If we were to predict, in the first month or two of the season, these very same awards that I'll be announcing here...
Via Nets Take Over
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Usher Bryan Bautista Absolutely Crushes National Anthem

Bryan Bautista, a Brooklyn Nets usher at the Barclays Center, sang the national anthem on Tuesday and absolutely crushed it.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Iman Shumpert Made Paul Pierce Look Like a Very Old Man

Paul Pierce’s ankles leave behind two creaky knees. - – - – - Also see …  VIDEO: Paul Pierce’s ankles are done in by Joe Johnson SP’s NBA page The post VIDEO: Iman Shumpert Made Paul Pierce Look Like a Very Old Man appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert Breaks Paul Pierce’s Ankles With Cross-Over, Also Catches Off-The-Glass Alley-Oop

With the nothing to play for after being eliminated from the playoff race, The New York Knicks are finally playing loose and producing highlight-reel moments. During the third quarter of Tuesday Knicks-Nets game, Iman Shumpert got Paul Pierce to fall with a quick dribble to his right before bringing it back through-his-legs and sinking the jumper. Later in the game Shumpert caught...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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