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Nets sign veteran guard Iman Shumpert

The Brooklyn Nets have signed Iman Shumpert, adding the veteran guard to their roster with Wilson Chandler on the NBA’s suspended list.


Back from China, Nets steer clear of controversy in remarks

The Brooklyn Nets played well and ate great on their trip to China. That was the tenor of their comments Wednesday after their first practice back home, downplaying the impact …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019

Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are silent in Shanghai

LeBron James raised his arms in appreciation of the cheering crowd in Shanghai shortly after the final buzzer, then removed his headband and flipped it toward some ticketholders clamoring for …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019

Kyrie Irving says Kevin Durant was rushed back, won’t be rushed again

Kyrie Irving won’t allow anyone to rush Kevin Durant back to the court this time. Irving said Friday that Durant wasn’t ready to play when he returned in the NBA …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019

Nets’ Kyrie Irving has facial fracture after getting elbowed

Kyrie Irving is hurt before his Nets career even begins. Irving sustained a left side facial fracture after being elbowed during a pickup game, and the Nets said Wednesday the …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019

Nets not planning for Kevin Durant to play this season

Nets general manager Sean Marks says the expectation is Kevin Durant won’t play this season, although the All-Star forward will have a say in determining when he’s ready.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019

Joe Tsai completes purchase of Nets, arena, hires David Levy as CEO

The Brooklyn Nets have a new owner and a new CEO. Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai completed his purchase of the team and Barclays Center on Wednesday, then announced that he …


Nets’ Wilson Chandler suspended 25 games for positive drug test

Brooklyn Nets forward Wilson Chandler has been suspended 25 games without pay by the NBA for testing positive for a drug that increases the release of a growth hormone. The …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019

AP sources: Alibaba exec to buy Nets, arena for $3.4 billion

The co-founder of Alibaba has agreed to buy the remaining 51 percent of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov. Two people with knowledge of the …


Jimmy Butler-to-Miami Heat gets done

The Miami Heat completed agreements on what will become a four-team trade Monday to land Butler from the Philadelphia 76ers, with the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers also …


UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019

Damian Lillard gets Supermax, Kevin Durant chooses Brooklyn Nets as NBA free agency period gets underway

Damian Lillard wasn’t a top-five pick. Tobias Harris wasn’t a lottery pick. Khris Middleton wasn’t even a first-rounder. Their bank balances won’t know the difference soon.


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

AP source: Nets moving Allen Crabbe, picks to Hawks, get cap space

A person with knowledge of the details says the Brooklyn Nets have agreed to trade guard Allen Crabbe and two first-round picks to the Atlanta Hawks in a deal that …


Nets need more talent, but won’t change their building plan

The Brooklyn Nets are coming off a surprisingly successful season in which they went 42-40 and returned to the postseason. Now the challenge will be to balance the building plan …


Nets’ summer includes decision on D’Angelo Russell after playoff run

D’Angelo Russell was an All-Star and the Brooklyn Nets became a playoff team. Neither looked likely four months ago. So it was a surprisingly successful season, though there’s plenty to …


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019

Jimmy Butler, Jared Dudley tossed after Joel Embiid’s foul in 76ers-Nets game

Jimmy Butler and Jared Dudley were ejected in the third quarter of Game 4 between Philadelphia and Brooklyn after a scuffle that spilled into the stands. Dudley reacted to Joel …


Ben Simmons’ triple-double leads 76ers to Game 2 win over Nets

Ben Simmons had 18 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers had an answer for the pesky Brooklyn Nets in a 145-123 win to even their Eastern …


NBA roundup: Bucks beat Nets as Giannis Antetokounmpo returns to the lineup

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 11 rebounds in his return to the lineup, Eric Bledsoe added 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-121 on Monday …


NBA roundup: Joel Embiid has 39 points, 13 rebounds as 76ers beat Nets

Joel Embiid had 39 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 123-110 on Thursday night.


NBA roundup: Nets erase 28-point deficit in 2nd-half, top Kings 123-121

D’Angelo Russell scored 27 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made a layup with eight-tenths of a second remaining, and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from …




NBA Capsules: D’Angelo Russell helps Nets hold off Lakers for 6-game winning streak

D’Angelo Russell had 22 points and a career high-tying 13 assists against his former team, and the Brooklyn Nets ran the NBA’s longest winning streak to six games by beating …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018

NBA capsules: Jimmy Butler hits another winning 3 as Sixers rally past Nets

Jimmy Butler made a 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds remaining to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 127-125 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. Butler’s shot from the right wing, similar …


NBA capsules: Kevin Durant, Quinn Cook help Curry-less Warriors beat Nets

Kevin Durant had 28 points and 11 assists, Quinn Cook scored a season-high 27 in place of injured Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors used another big run in …


Nets acquire Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur from Nuggets

The Brooklyn Nets have acquired forwards Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur along with a first-round pick from the Denver Nuggets. The Nets also received a second-round pick in 2020 and …


UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018

Nets clear point guard logjam, trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks

Jeremy Lin’s injury-plagued stint in Brooklyn is over. The Nets have cleared a logjam at point guard by trading Lin to Atlanta. Lin now joins another deep competition for playing …


UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018

AP source: Hornets agree to trade Dwight Howard to Nets for Timofey Mozgov

A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov and two second-round draft picks. …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018

It’s been ‘quite a ride’ for Ex-Eastern Washington Eagles standout Jake Wiley

In the past year, Jake Wiley has learned much about basketball, life and himself. Most of all, he discovered that he loves peace and quiet – a rare commodity in …


Newsmakers: Pacers acquire Thad Young from Nets

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In brief: Millsap, Hawks take out Nets in Game 6

NBA: Paul Millsap had 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Atlanta Hawks finally finished off the Brooklyn Nets in six games, advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals …