2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
46-26, 1st in Central
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6hTim Bontemps

Gobert, Simmons, Green highlight NBA All-D team

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green were among the 10 players named to the NBA's All-Defensive teams Monday night.

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9hMalika Andrews

Nets without Kyrie, Harden for pivotal Game 5

Kyrie Irving (ankle) and James Harden (hamstring) will miss Game 5 on Tuesday against the Bucks, the Nets say. Irving had an MRI on his ankle, which confirmed a sprain.

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Jrue Holiday has earned a $100K bonus for being selected All-Defensive First Team. Holiday also has a $200K bonus if Milwaukee reaches the NBA Finals and $1M for winning the championship.

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12hDavid Purdum

Nets still title favorite, but underdogs vs. Bucks

The Nets remain a slight favorite to win the NBA championship but currently are an underdog in their playoff series against the Bucks because of injuries to Kyrie Irving and James Harden.

J-Will: Nets are done if Kyrie and Harden can't return from injuries (2:14)

SportsCenter All Night TOP 5 PLAYS Sunday, June 13th, 2021

5 14130 – Vladimir Guerrero Jr TOR 2-Run HR Sportsnet 590 The Fan 4 14073 – Randy Arozarena TB Grand Slam 620 WDAE 3 15259 – Deandre Ayton PHX Dagger Slam Dunk Arizona Sports 98.7 FM 2 13928 – Fernando Tatis Jr Grand Slam 97.3 The Fan 1 14626 – Giannis Antetokounmpo, MIL alley-oop ESPN Radio

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1dMalika Andrews and Tim Bontemps

Nets lose Irving to ankle injury, Game 4 to Bucks

Nets guard Kyrie Irving exited Game 4 of Brooklyn's Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Bucks on Sunday with a sprained right ankle. X-rays were negative, but sources said he was using crutches and had his right ankle in a walking boot.

Giannis' big block and throwdown closes the door as Bucks even series (0:32)
Giannis's double-double helps Bucks even series at 2-2 (2:43)
Jrue Holiday nutmegs KD to find Giannis for jam (0:30)
Middleton splashes step-back 3 on 3 Nets (0:40)
Middleton shakes KD with filthy crossover (0:20)
Kyrie out for remainder of Game 4 after suffering ankle injury (1:00)
How did Giannis sink this and-1? (0:27)
Giannis goes coast-to-coast for big jam (0:28)
Middleton gets four-point play opportunity (0:26)
Bucks fans erupt after back-to-back 3-pointers (0:26)
Giannis gets in for the easy dunk (0:21)
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2dTim Bontemps

Nets security guard won't work Milwaukee games

The NBA has barred a Brooklyn Nets security official from working the remaining road games of the series with Milwaukee after making contact with Bucks forward P.J. Tucker during Game 3, a league spokesperson told ESPN Saturday.

This young NBA fan's impersonations will melt your heart (0:19)

Hour 4: Kerry Kittles

Former Nets Guard Kerry Kittles joins the show to break down Bucks-Nets game 3, and give his thoughts on who will come out of the West. Alan is looking to purchase an air-fryer. Plus, Take It or Shake It!

Team Stats

Points Per Game120.11st
Rebounds Per Game48.12nd
Assists Per Game25.514th
Points Allowed112.619th

Team History