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Brooklyn Nets: Addressing Energy and Effort Issues

The Brooklyn Nets are undergoing a significant shakeup with the firing of head coach Jacque Vaughn, as general manager Sean Marks addresses the team's performance issues. Marks denies that a single event, such as the decision to sit most of the roster for a game against the Milwaukee Bucks, led to Vaughn's dismissal. Instead, he highlights a consistent lack of energy and effort on the court as the primary reasons for the team's struggles. Despite starting the season at 15-15, the Nets have
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks edge Nets

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks edge Nets

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a season-high 49 points Sunday afternoon and outdueled Kevin Durant as the host Milwaukee Bucks edged the Brooklyn Nets, 117-114. Antetokounmpo, who missed Friday's game against the Chicago Bulls with an ankle injury, delivered the dunk that put the Bucks ahead for good with 7:57 left. The 49 points were the third-most of his career and his most since he scored 50 points against the Utah Jazz on Nov. 25, 2019. Khris Middleton had 26 points and 11 rebounds as
Antetokounmpo powers Bucks over Nets in NBA return

Antetokounmpo powers Bucks over Nets in NBA return

LOS ANGELES: Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a season-high 49 points in his return from an injury as the Milwaukee Bucks overcame Kevin Durant's 42-point performance to beat the Brooklyn Nets 117-114 on Sunday (May 2). Two-time reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Antetokounmpo, who had been dealing with a sprained right ankle, outdueled Durant in the Eastern Conference clash between the two highest-scoring teams in the league. Antetokounmpo finished just three points short of his career high, which he set two years ago against Philadelphia.
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Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving calls for the NBA…

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving isn't letting go of his idea for the National Basketball Association to incorporate a silhouette of Kobe Bryant on its logo. The current distinctive logo was introduced in 1969 and features the silhouette of LA Lakers great Jerry West dribbling a ball, but Irving says it should be replaced in honor of Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter and seven others on January 26 last year. Bryant is considered one of the sport's greatest

Nets’ James Harden apologizes for trade drama, praises Rockets:…

James Harden says there’s no bad blood between him and the Houston Rockets after a whirlwind start to the season that resulted in his trade to the Brooklyn Nets last month. Harden apologized in a recent interview with ESPN for the drama that unfolded in Houston as reports of his wanting out reached a climax. "I wasn’t trying to be disrespectful," Harden said. "I wasn’t trying to be selfish. I feel like the front office knew where I stood, and what I wanted.

The ‘Leastern’ Eastern Conference!

It feels like the NBA Finals ended recently and suddenly its 2019 already. How is the league doing? The Eastern Conference has not been able to compete with the Western Conference in recent years. The gap is so big that the NBA had to change the All-Star format it had been using since many decades. Here is a single line recap of all the Eastern Conference teams so far: (according to standings as of Jan 2, 2019) 1. Milwaukee Bucks (26-10) – Giannis