Tag: Brooklyn Nets

Kyrie Irving playing with the Brooklyn Nets in April at Barclay’s Center. (Image: Getty)

Kyrie Irving Opts In, Remains with Brooklyn Nets Next Season

The big question on everyone’s mind in Brooklyn was whether or not Kyrie Irving would remain with the Nets after contract extension negotiations hit a snag. Irving chose to stay in Brooklyn and, with a one-year player option in his contract worth $36.5 million, he made a huge decision to […]

Kyrie Irving from the Brooklyn Nets contests a call from an official in the first round of the 2022 NBA playoffs against the Boston Celtics. (Image: Getty)

Brooklyn Nets Not Offering Kyrie Irving a Contract Extension

The Brooklyn Nets faced a tough decision regarding controversial point guard Kyrie Irving’s future with the team, and it looks like general manager Sean Marks won’t offer Irving a contract extension this offseason. Irving has a player option in his current contract for this upcoming season with the Nets worth […]

Ben Simmons sits on the bench at Barclay’s Center during a first-round playoff matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics. (Image: John Minchillo/AP)

Brooklyn Nets PG Ben Simmons Undergoes Back Surgery

Ben Simmons from the Brooklyn Nets underwent back surgery in Los Angeles to alleviate pain from a herniated disc. The back injury kept Simmons out of the lineup and delayed his long-awaited debut with the Brooklyn Nets after the Philadelphia 76ers traded him to the Nets for James Harden. Fans […]

Chris Paul from the New Orleans Pelicans takes a runner against the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

2022 NBA Championship Odds: Suns, Bucks, Warriors, Celtics in Top 4

The 2022 NBA Playoffs began three days ago and there’s already been some movement in the futures market, with some teams already having played two games. The Phoenix Suns are the consensus betting favorite at +200 odds to win the 2022 NBA championship, followed by the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks […]

Devin Booker from the Phoenix Suns shoots over CJ McCollum of the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs Series Odds Update: Bucks, Suns Huge Faves After 1-0 Starts

The 2022 NBA Playoffs are underway and the favorite won the first game in seven out of eight first-round matchups. Oddsmakers adjusted their series odds after the first games, with the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns — the two teams from the 2021 NBA Finals — the overwhelming favorites to […]

Jayson Tatum from the Boston Celtics is defended by Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets during h regular season. (Image: Brian Fluharty/USA Today Sports)
2022 NBA Playoffs

First Round Series Preview: #7 Brooklyn Nets at #2 Boston Celtics

In one of the most-exciting matchups in the first round of the 2022 NBA Playoffs, the #7 Brooklyn Nets face the #2 Boston Celtics, but the Celtics are only a slight favorite to win the series at -130 odds. The Nets are +110 odds to win the first-round series against […]

Anthony Edwards from the Minnesota Timberwolves throws down a dunk during a fourth-quarter run to cap a comeback victory against the LA Clippers. (Image: David Sherman/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Timberwolves, Nets Lock Up #7 Seed with Play-In Tournament Victories

The first leg of the NBA Play-In Tournament tipped off on Tuesday night, with the seventh-place Brooklyn Nets defeating the eighth-place Cleveland Cavs to secure the #7 in the Eastern Conference playoffs. In the second game, the seventh-place Minnesota Timberwolves edged out the eighth-place Los Angeles Clippers to snag the […]

Chris Paul from the Phoenix Suns bring the ball up the court with Devin Booker trailing. (Image: Donald Becker/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

NBA Title Odds: Phoenix Suns Consensus Favorite as Playoffs Tip Off

The NBA regular season is over and at the start of the postseason, the Phoenix Suns are the consensus betting favorite at +260 odds to win the 2022 NBA championship. The Suns, last season’s runner-up, finished the regular season with the best record in the league. The defending champion Milwaukee […]

Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks slowly reacts to a pass from Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavs. (Image: Getty)

NBA Weekend Betting Preview: Final Games of the Regular Season

It’s been a long and wild NBA season and the final quickie weekend betting preview is here. At this point, we know who all of the playoffs teams are, and it’s just down to the final seedings with the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics fighting for the #2 seed in […]

Kevin Durant from the Brooklyn Nets puts a move on Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot from the Atlanta Hawks to score two of his career-high 55 points. (Image: Getty)

NBA High Guys: Kevin Durant Sets Career-Best 55 Points (VIDEO)

Even though Kevin Durant scored a career-high 55 points, the Brooklyn Nets lost 122-115 to the Atlanta Hawks, spoiling a sensational performance from KD. The Nets fell behind by double digits in the second quarter and never fully recovered. They erased a 15-point halftime deficit with a huge third quarter […]

Jayson Tatum from the Boston Celtics defends Tyler Herro from the Miami Heat in a recent game, but both teams are fighting for the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. (Image: AP)

NBA Eastern Conference Odds: Tight 4-Way Race for #1 Seed

With less than two weeks remaining in the regular season, the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs is up for grabs with four teams vying for the top spot, and the Milwaukee Bucks (+300 odds), Boston Celtics (+425), Philadelphia 76ers (+450), and Miami Heat (+500) all fighting to represent […]