Nets’ biggest obstacle is trust issues

Nets' biggest obstacle is trust issues

The Nets have talent. But they also have issues. And that’s why they’re at home, long since eliminated from the playoffs while another quartet of teams are still alive and vying for the NBA title. Neither Reggie Miller nor Stan Van Gundy — both covering the conference finals for TNT — was ready to give … Read more

Sixers the real losers in James Harden-Ben Simmons trade bust

Sixers the real losers in James Harden-Ben Simmons trade bust

In February, the question was who won the James Harden-Ben Simmons trade. Now it’s a question of who lost it worse. And right now, Philadelphia has a Harden problem. The former MVP passive-aggressioned his way from the Nets to the Sixers back in February. But Harden’s season-ending performance on Thursday was so putrid that people … Read more

Brooklyn Nets GM discusses Kyrie Irving’s future, says team wants ‘selfless’ players who are ‘available’

Brooklyn Nets GM discusses Kyrie Irving's future, says team wants 'selfless' players who are 'available'

NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving might have to show the Brooklyn Nets he’s more than a great basketball player if he wants a future with the team. General manager Sean Marks made clear Wednesday that Irving will have to prove a commitment to being available to his team, a commitment that wasn’t there this season. … Read more

Net leaders have a lot to answer for

Net leaders have a lot to answer for

The second round of the NBA playoffs aren’t even finished, but the Nets have been eliminated for more than two weeks, and already are looking toward next season. Nets general manager Sean Marks and coach Steve Nash (yes, he’s still employed) are expected to address the media Wednesday for the first time since their shocking … Read more

Nets’ Kyrie Irving on being in middle of vaccine debate: ‘Life of a martyr’

Nets' Kyrie Irving on being in middle of vaccine debate: 'Life of a martyr'

Kyrie Irving, while admitting he felt at times he was letting his Nets teammates down by not being able to play for parts of this season, still described himself as a “martyr” for refusing to take the COVID-19 vaccine despite heavy criticism. “I was not expecting a mandate to be brought down in a way … Read more

Nets, Barclays Center’s losses are costing Joe Tsai millions

Nets, Barclays Center's losses are costing Joe Tsai millions

Nets owner Joe Tsai cannot easily fire players after a disappointing season on and off the court, but he can sack the CEO, which officially happened this week. The question is whether his demands are too high or the Nets should be doing better financially. The Nets and Barclays Center lost between $50 million and … Read more