Nets’ Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant’s ex-teams are thriving without them

In July 2019, Kyrie Irving bolted Boston for Brooklyn, and Kevin Durant left Golden State to join him. And in effect, the two created one of the most dangerous duos in NBA history. Now, the Warriors are back in yet another NBA Finals, while the Celtics are going into Friday’s Game 6 up 3-2 and … Read more

Kevin Durant’s brilliance a Nets constant during rough season

Forget everything that bewitched, bothered and bewildered the Nets this season. There has been one reason to tune in every night to watch then play — well, at least 55 days and nights, anyway. Kevin Durant is that reason. Nothing else has gone according to plan during this three-year chapter. The Nets were quickly excused … Read more

Kevin Durant’s 36 points lift Nets over Cavaliers, into 7-seed

After all of the crazy variables that have defined — and threaten — their up-and-down season, the final task for the Nets is a simple one. The Nets have the chance to seal the No. 7 play-in position in the Eastern Conference in their regular-season finale after pulling out a critical 118-107 win over the … Read more

Kevin Durant’s 55 points not enough as Nets fall to Hawks

ATLANTA — In the biggest game of the Nets’ season, Kevin Durant gave them the biggest scoring night of his career. And it still wasn’t enough. The Nets’ 122-115 loss to the Hawks — falling behind and wasting a career-high 55 points from Durant — knocked them down to ninth place in the Eastern Conference. … Read more