“I was nervous to talk to LeBron James in my first All-Star Game”: Kevin Durant acknowledges how star-struck he was as a debutant while facing the reigning MVP

Kevin Durant admits that he was nervous to talk to LeBron James as a debutant in the festivities during the 2010 NBA All-Star Game. LeBron James and Kevin Durant have been the epitome of greatness over the course of their…

“I never thought I would leave Houston Rockets”: James Harden opens up about leaving his old hunting grounds to join forces with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving on the Nets

James Harden says that he believed he would retire as a Houston Rocket, before ultimately deciding to demand a trade away from them.  The months-long James Harden saga of whether or not he would stay with the Houston Rockets for…

Kyrie Irving embraces DeMar DeRozan before the game, pays respect to DeRozan’s late father

Kyrie Irving gave DeMar DeRozan a long hug and wished him the best in their first meeting after his father’s death on February 19 this year. The Brooklyn Nets continued their dominant streak, as they beat the San Antonio Spurs…

“There will be no sh*t talking going on the court”: Kyrie Irving assures Rockets fans that James Harden’s return will be solely about basketball

Kyrie Irving issues a reassuring message to disgruntled Rockets’ fans ahead of Brooklyn Nets’ game in Houston.  The James Harden transfer saga was hardly a low-key one. Friction between the franchise and the player was well documented at the time,…

“Once Kevin Durant comes back, only the Nets can beat themselves”: Skip Bayless plays down LeBron James and his Lakers’ threat to Brooklyn in this year’s title hunt

Skip Bayless takes to Twitter to claim that the only team that can beat Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets is themselves.  The NBA’s newest superteam in the Brooklyn Nets has taken the league by storm. When rumors started to…

“Kyrie Irving really double-pumped and dunked on the Clippers?”: Stephen A Smith believes LeBron James can’t beat Kevin Durant’s Nets without a healthy Anthony Davis

Stephen A. Smith remains firm in his belief that the Lakers or the Clippers, can not beat Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets.  The Brooklyn Nets faced off against a fully healthy Los Angeles Clippers squad last night…

“Kyrie Irving is playing better than I’ve seen before”: Kenny Smith heaps praise on Nets guard, calling his season with the Brooklyn Nets the best he’s ever had

Kenny Smith believes that this is the best level that Kyrie Irving has played at, all through his 10-year tenure in the NBA. The tandem between Kyrie Irving, James Harden, and Kevin Durant was seen to be too much of…

‘Stop it’: James Harden gets all the plaudits from Nets’ Kevin Durant for his smooth move against LeBron James’ Lakers

Kevin Durant indicated James Harden to ‘Stop it’ after the 8-time All-Star converted a bucket after some exquisite dribble moves. Ever since James Harden was acquired by the Brooklyn Nets organization, they became immediate favorites to win the title. The…

“LeBron James and the Lakers won’t win the championship without a healthy Anthony Davis”: Richard Jefferson says Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers have better chance at the title

Richard Jefferson gives the Nets and the Clippers better chances at the title considering Anthony Davis isn’t a 100% healthy in the Playoffs. The Lakers’ formula of success last year was to give Anthony Davis and LeBron James the ball…

Is Kyrie Irving playing tonight vs Lakers? Brooklyn Nets release back injury report ahead of showdown against LeBron James and co

The Brooklyn Nets released an injury update for Kyrie Irving concerning tonight’s game against the Lakers. Kyrie missed last game with a back problem. In what may be an NBA Finals preview, the Brooklyn Nets will be facing off against…