• Nets’ real chance to finally take city from Knicks may not come again

    Nets’ real chance to finally take city from Knicks may not come again

    The Nets get most of the bold-faced headlines now, and with reason. When the 2020-21 NBA season begins, they will certainly be among the most intriguing teams in the league, with or without James
  • Nets GM Sean Marks sends subtle James Harden message to Rockets

    Nets GM Sean Marks sends subtle James Harden message to Rockets

    Nets GM Sean Marks was speaking with the media, but he was talking to the Rockets. With the NBA having finally approved Brooklyn’s NBA Draft-night trades late Thursday, Marks held a press conference
  • James Harden has to change to make Nets’ potential Big 3 work

    James Harden has to change to make Nets’ potential Big 3 work

    James Harden is giving every indication that he wants to bolt Houston for Brooklyn, join Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in the NBA’s next superteam. Everybody involved would be paying a price for
  • Kevin Durant was quickly turned off by idea of being Knicks savior

    Kevin Durant was quickly turned off by idea of being Knicks savior

    Kevin Durant insisted again that as his last season in Golden State wore on, he wanted no part of the Knicks’ spotlight. Too bad former Knicks president Steve Mills didn’t anticipate that as he traded Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas in late January of the 2018-19 season to clear cap room for KD and a star …
  • Steven Nash isn’t avoiding his Nets hiring controversy

    Steven Nash isn’t avoiding his Nets hiring controversy

    Steve Nash knows what folks are saying — both the obvious (he has never coached in any capacity before) and the more serious (his hiring by the Nets brought claims of white privilege to the surface, levied at the man who hired him, Sean Marks). He probably also knows that Nets fans who might already …
  • Steve Nash as Nets coach should not come as big surprise

    Steve Nash as Nets coach should not come as big surprise

    This was early January 2019, fifth floor of the Oakland Convention Center, long after the rest of the Golden State Warriors had cleared out their afternoon practice. Two solitary figures remained on the floor, and they were both dripping with sweat, conducting some serious business and some serious trash talk. “See that?” the taller man …
  • Having Kevin Durant’s ‘confidence’ is huge for Steve Nash

    Having Kevin Durant’s ‘confidence’ is huge for Steve Nash

    The Nets clearly wouldn’t have hired Steve Nash as their new head coach without the backing of stars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Nash, the two-time NBA MVP, was named Brooklyn’s head coach Wednesday, one summer after the Nets made their big-splash free-agent signings in 2019. Nash was a consultant for the Warriors while Durant …
  • Kevin Durant dominates Drake during 1-on-1 game in music video

    Kevin Durant dominates Drake during 1-on-1 game in music video

    Kevin Durant can still win a game of 1-on-1. The rehabbing Nets star cameos in Drake’s new video for “Laugh Now, Cry Later,” dominating the Canadian rapper in a game of hoops. Durant, who hasn’t played an NBA minute since rupturing his Achilles in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals with the Warriors, famously …
  • Kyrie Irving pushing for players to skip NBA return in social reform stand

    Kyrie Irving pushing for players to skip NBA return in social reform stand

    Kyrie Irving was a very vocal proponent of players not reporting to Orlando when the NBA season resumes because of nationwide unrest centering on social injustice and racism. The Athletic reported the Nets guard — who is one of the player association’s vice presidents — led a call with more than 80 players, including union …
  • Kevin Durant officially ends hope of Nets return: ‘My season is over’

    Kevin Durant officially ends hope of Nets return: ‘My season is over’

    Kevin Durant confirmed The Post’s report he’s not planning on coming back to the Nets this summer in Orlando. “My season is over,’’ Durant told The Undefeated. “I don’t plan on playing at all. We decided last summer when it first happened that I was just going to wait until the following season. I had …