Brooklyn Nets
Cam Johnson is staying with the Brooklyn Nets on a four-year deal worth about $108 million after quickly becoming one of their top players following his arrival in the trade for Kevin Durant.
The Brooklyn Nets are trading Joe Harris, who twice led the NBA in 3-point shooting percentage, to the Detroit Pistons, a person with knowledge of the details says.
Ben Simmons won’t play for Australia this summer at the Basketball World Cup, with the Brooklyn Nets guard instead focusing on his recovery from injuries.
The Raptors took the player with possibly the flashiest suit of the night during the NBA draft. The Celtics loaded up on future picks.
Kevin Ollie, who guided UConn to a national championship, was among five assistants hired by the Brooklyn Nets for Jacque Vaughn’s first full season as coach.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Veteran Brooklyn Nets point guard Patty Mills and rising Oklahoma City star Josh Giddey are among the 10 NBA players selected in Australia’s extended squad of 18 to prepare for the basketball World Cup.
Kevin Durant and Nike have agreed to a lifetime contract, making him just the third NBA player to receive such a deal, joining Michael Jordan and LeBron James.
New York; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets finished the same way without Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving as they did with them.
Joel Embiid received news this week that he has heard far too many times in the last few years. He was going to be sidelined in the playoffs.
Tobias Harris had 25 points and 12 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-88.
Joel Embiid will sit out because of a sprained right knee when the Philadelphia 76ers try to complete a sweep of the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday.
New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
Joel Embiid, limping throughout the game and perhaps lucky not to have been ejected for kicking a Nets player in the groin area, blocked a potential tying basket with 8.8 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn 102-97 to take a 3-0 lead in the first-round series.
New York; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
Tyrese Maxey scored 33 points, Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris had 20 apiece, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-84 to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Philadelphia; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
James Harden hit seven 3-pointers and had 23 points and 13 assists, NBA MVP finalist Joel Embiid scored 26 points and the Philadelphia 76ers pushed back Mikal Bridges and the Brooklyn Nets in a 121-101 Game 1 victory.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Can it be 40 years since Maurice Cheeks dunked and punctuated the Philadelphia 76ers’ sweep of the Los Angeles Lakers to win the 1983 NBA championship?
Philadelphia; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — When the Brooklyn Nets traded Kyrie Irving and then Kevin Durant, the drama that had engulfed the team went with them — along with any realistic title hopes for this season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shake Milton couldn’t wait for next weekend. Once Cam Thomas got hot, Milton started competing at a playoff level even in an otherwise meaningless finale.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets made sure a season that started turbulently will end in the playoffs.
New York; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Mikal Bridges scored 26 points and the Brooklyn Nets moved to the verge of a playoff spot by beating the Detroit Pistons 123-108 on Wednesday night.
Detroit; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 23 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 22 points, 14 rebounds and five assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 107-102 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
New York; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Mikal Bridges had 30 points and seven rebounds, helping the Brooklyn Nets move closer to clinching a playoff berth in the Eastern Conference by holding off the Utah Jazz 111-110 on Sunday.