Durant leads big rally at MSG as Nets storm past Knicks
Kevin Durant had 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, leading the Brooklyn Nets back from 21 points down to a 110-98 victory over the New York Knicks that strengthened their chances of the best spot possible in the Eastern Conference play-in tournament.
Giannis becomes Bucks' scoring leader in OT win over Nets
Giannis Antetokounmpo passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become Milwaukee’s career scoring leader on a 3-pointer that forced overtime, and then made two free throws in the final seconds to give the Bucks a 120-119 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night.
Yankees, Mets and all MLB again affected by COVID in 2022
The cardboard cutouts are long gone. “Life is not back to normal yet,” Yankees reliever Zack Britton said Wednesday. Fans of the Yankees and Mets were shaken Tuesday by confirmation from New York City that the same private employer vaccine mandate that has sidelined NBA star Kyrie Irving for Brooklyn Nets’ home games would also apply at the outdoor baseball parks in the Bronx and Queens.news.yahoo.com
Analysis: NBA All-Star voting by players, again, was flawed
It has become an annual joke, one that NBA players keep repeating. For the sixth consecutive year, players had the right to have a significant say in the process of deciding who will start the All-Star Game. The NBA uses a formula to do that now, with fan voting counting for 50% of the total, a media panel counting for 25% and the players themselves getting 25%.news.yahoo.com
Stan Van Gundy pokes a giant hole in Kyrie Irving’s supposed vaccine agenda
Stan Van Gundy poked a giant hole in Kyrie Irving’s supposed reasoning for refusing his vaccination. “The only thing I’m going to disagree with is this whole ‘voice for the voiceless’ thing,” Van Gundy, the former coach and current analyst on TNT broadcasts. “The anti-vax people right now are not without a voice. “I live in Florida, man. There are prominent people — our governor [Republican ...news.yahoo.com
Sage Steele has controversial interview with Jay Cutler, compliments Candace Owens
Former NFL quarterback Jay Cutler and ESPN sports anchor Sage Steele found themselves in hot water after Cutler compared Steele […] The post Sage Steele has controversial interview with Jay Cutler, compliments Candace Owens appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Kyrie Irving welcomes first child with partner Marlene Wilkerson
Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving is celebrating the birth of a son with partner Marlene Wilkerson. The couple had kept their pregnancy quiet until this week when Wilkerson, the model-YouTube star, announced with a video on her page, The Find Guru, where she regularly posts videos about entrepreneurship and health. Titled “Our Pregnancy Journey,” the 11-minute clip features images of Wilkerson and Irving together throughout the experience and a meditation dedicated to “Black women, Black mamas and Black families,” written by Tiffanny Burns and narrated by Jamarah Amani.news.yahoo.com
Kyrie Irving wants NBA to honor Kobe Bryant with new logo: "He was the standard for our generation"
Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is calling on the NBA to change its logo to incorporate an image the late Kobe Bryant. His remarks came after Irving shared an Instagram post Wednesday with Bryant donning his signature No. 24 Los Angeles Lakers jersey in front of the NBA logo. "I thought that making him the NBA logo would be an amazing way to immortalize him in the NBA forever." While not officially acknowledged by the league, the current logo is a silhouette of NBA Hall of Fame player Jerry West.cbsnews.com
Vanessa Bryant mourns Kobe and Gianna Bryant on one-year anniversary of their deaths
Vanessa Bryant mourned her late husband Kobe and daughter Gianna in a social media post marking the one-year anniversary of their deaths. "I miss my baby girl and Kob-Kob so much, too," Bryant wrote on Instagram early Tuesday. NBA stars have marked the one-year anniversary of Bryant's death in different ways. Days earlier, Lakers stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis — who dedicated the recent 2020 Lakers championship to Kobe — were also candid about his loss. "As we approach his one-year anniversary, it saddens our hearts to actually come to the realization that he's gone," Davis said.cbsnews.com
Nets star Kyrie Irving buys house for George Floyd's family
Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving bought a house for the family of the late George Floyd, former NBA player Stephen Jackson revealed in an interview. A publicist for Irving confirmed the report to CBS News early Tuesday, saying the six-time All-Star just wanted to help. A close friend of Floyd's, Jackson spoke to "The Rematch" host Ethan Thomas last week about Floyd's daughter, Gianna, and revealed that Irving had purchased the home. "I had a lot of my friends – Kyrie Irving bought them a house," Jackson added. Kyrie Irving on January 1, 2021.cbsnews.com