Bey scores 25, Pistons defeat Nets 130-122 in Brooklyn
NEW YORK (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 25 points and the Detroit Pistons won in Brooklyn for the first time in nearly five years, beating the Nets 130-122 on Thursday night. Kyrie Irving scored 40 points for the Nets, tying his career high and the Nets NBA record with five straight games of 30 or more. Irving tried to rally the Nets but the Pistons never let them get too close. ... Bojan Bogdanovic was held to 11 points on 4-for-15 shooting after scoring 20 or more in a career-best 10 straight games. ALL-STARSWith Durant and Irving selected, the Nets were the only team with two All-Star starters.mlive.com
Nike says Kyrie Irving is no longer one of its athletes
Kyrie Irving’s relationship with Nike is officially over, the shoe and athletic apparel maker said Monday, a move that came a month after the company suspended the Brooklyn guard as part of the fallout over his tweeting a link to a film containing antisemitic material.
Kanye West Storms Out of Interview After Tim Pool Lightly Defends Jews
YouTubeKanye West’s first extended sit-down interview since his meeting with former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago last week lasted about 20 minutes.The artist now known as Ye stormed out of a sit down with the reactionary social-media performer Tim Pool, after the host lightly pushed back on Ye’s meandering, paranoid and yet largely uninterrupted antisemitic rant that opened the show.During that 20-minute stretch, West offered a sprawling, aggrieved commentary railing against those he belnews.yahoo.com
Durant, Nets pound Knicks 112-85 after promoting Vaughn
Kevin Durant had 29 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists, becoming the first player since Michael Jordan to score at least 25 points in his team’s first 12 games, and the Brooklyn Nets routed the New York Knicks 112-85 after making Jacque Vaughn their head coach.
Ime's way: Celtics' Finals run a product of coach's vision
The Celtics’ transition from a team that has gone from just outside the top tier of the Eastern Conference to one that's four wins way from the franchise’s 18th NBA championship began the moment Ime Udoka took the microphone at his introductory news conference.