Sep 16, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT
Kirilenko played by far career-low 19 minutes per game last season
Sep 12, 2014, 12:02 AM EDT
Kirilenko, now with the Nets, played for the Jazz for 10 seasons.
Aug 4, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT
Without Paul George and Lance Stephenson, Indiana following a path that historically ends outside the playoffs
Jul 20, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT
Kirilenko bashes Kidd in interview with Russian paper.
Jul 13, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
In a wide open East, the Nets roster looks like one that could do some damage. If it can stay healthy.
Jun 23, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT
Kirilenko chooses $3,326,235 over free agency
May 15, 2014, 2:45 PM EDT
The Nets are in a spending spiral with no easy way out… not that Mikhail Prokhorov cares.
May 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT
The league announced the stops for this summer: Taipei, Taiwan; Rome, Italy; Johannesburg, South Africa.
May 5, 2014, 9:27 AM EDT
NBA Rookie of the Year full voting includes nine players
Apr 15, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT
Sick pass, monster slam.
Apr 7, 2014, 3:13 PM EDT
The Spurs have solidified themselves atop the NBA — if your team is going to win an NBA title they need to clear that bar because the Spurs aren’t coming back to the pack.
Mar 31, 2014, 5:29 PM EDT
The Nets need Kevin Garnett back before the playoffs and are expected to get him early next week. And Andrei Kirilenko should return this week.
Mar 31, 2014, 11:52 AM EDT
Shawn Marion is one of just six players drafted in 1999 who are still in the NBA.* (That was 15 years ago, Mr. Boeheim.) *Elton Brand, Andre Miller, Jason Terry (barely), Andrei Kirilenko and Manu Ginobili are the others. It’s quite the impressive career for a player who has been so reliant on athleticism. Marion…
Feb 12, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Let’s take a look at three players who were in action Tuesday night who deserve starting jobs sooner rather than later. Jeremy Lamb, Oklahoma City Thunder Reggie Jackson has understandably received plenty of praise in Russell Westbrook‘s absence, but don’t sleep on Lamb’s emergence as a reliable scorer. With Thabo Sefolosha struggling to find his…
Feb 4, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT
Around Christmas, it looked like we could leave the Brooklyn Nets for dead. By the time they lost to San Antonio on New Year’s Eve, the Nets were 10-21 and without Brook Lopez, their star center, for the rest of the season due to another foot surgery. That injury forced Brooklyn to go small —…
Feb 4, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
No NBA head coach has been fired yet this season. Of course, “yet” is the key word there. Given the performances and the high expectations of a few teams in the Eastern Conference’s Central Division, that could be changing soon. Here’s a look at the tenuous positions of three coaches from that division, in order…
Jan 27, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
by Brett Pollakoff NEW YORK – When Carmelo Anthony scored a jaw-dropping 62 points in a win over the Bobcats on Friday, he didn’t just set a Knicks franchise record. He took something that belonged to Kobe Bryant. The Madison Square Garden arena record, since the building opened its fourth incarnation in 1968, was set…
Jan 17, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT
The Nets led by as many as 33 points before settling on a 127-110 victory over the Hawks in London on Thursday, and in a game that lopsided, there were more than enough highlights to choose from. We’re going with this high-IQ play from Andrei Kirilenko, who backs down his initial defender in the post,…
Jan 11, 2014, 12:35 AM EDT
NEW YORK – LeBron James fouled out of a game for just the sixth time in his career on Friday, and with the Heat entering the game in Brooklyn already down three of their starters, losing him for the second overtime session proved to be too much. Behind big games from Joe Johnson and Shaun…
Jan 10, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT
NEW YORK – It’s been a frustrating night for LeBron James, and things almost boiled over midway through the fourth quarter against the Nets. Miami is without three of its starters, and entered the final period trailing by 12 points. The Heat have been on the wrong end of many 50-50 calls by the officials,…
Jan 2, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT
Back in the 1970s the NBA used to allow nicknames on jerseys, and they have decided to again for one game — Jan. 10 between the Heat and Nets. SLAM got an advanced peak at the jerseys. To be clear, that is Ray Allen (34, from his character in the movie “He Got Game”), LeBron…
Dec 8, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT
The Nets are going through an especially rough time right now, and even mentioning as much seems like a gross understatement of the facts. Brooklyn has lost several of its key players due to injury, including Deron Williams, Paul Pierce, Andrei Kirilenko, and Jason Terry. Head coach Jason Kidd parted ways with assistant Lawrence Frank…
Dec 5, 2013, 1:33 PM EDT
The Knicks and Nets as engaged in a thrilling competition: Which team is the biggest laughingstocks in the NBA? Both can lay claim. They have oversized payrolls, cartoonish owners, coaches on the hot seat and underwhelming stars. The Knicks have seen Metta World Peace and Kenyon Martin feud, and the Nets have matched with Jason…
Dec 5, 2013, 10:36 AM EDT
With the Nets off to a 5-13 start in the East, there is a lot of finger pointing going on. Losing does that. That includes fingers at first-year coach Jason Kidd, who recently demoted lead assistant Lawrence Frank to be basically the highest paid video coordinator in the NBA. The Nets offense has been isolation…
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