Height: 6’9″ Weight: 235 lbs. Date of Birth: February 18, 1981 Years Pro: 12 Before NBA: CSKA Moscow (Russia) Drafted: 24th overall, 1999 NBA Draft Nickname: AK-47 – Full Stats – Hey, remember when the league grew suspicious over Andrei Kirilenko’s decision to opt out of his $10.2 million deal with the T-Wolves and sign […]

The Morning After: Time to Get Serious?

Nets Raptors Basketball

  What had happened was: The Nets cast aside their usual uniforms and instead collectively donned a massive white flag in the final game of the regular season, which they lost 114-85 to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The game mercifully brought to an end a streak of uninspired, boring basketball the Nets largely played over the […]

The Morning After: Nets Suffocate Nuggets

The Morning After: Nets Suffocate Nuggets

  Here’s a roundup of last night’s Nets festivites: What happened: The Nets thoroughly obliterated a Denver Nuggets team that is a shell of its healthy self, setting the tone early by going up 29-8 after the first quarter and never letting it get closer than 20 points in atypical Nets fashion. The Nets won the […]

Injury bug waning? Johnson, Kirilenko, Blatche expected back vs. Spurs

Mike Miller, Andray Blatche

The Nets may have something close to a full roster — without Brook Lopez, of course — when they face the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday. Guard Joe Johnson, forward Andrei Kirilenko, and center Andray Blatche all did physical work with the team in today’s practice, getting through without any injuries, according to reports from […]

Joe Johnson, Andrei Kirilenko OUT vs. 76ers

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson and forward Andrei Kirilenko will sit out against the Philadelphia 76ers Monday, coach Jason Kidd announced before the game. Johnson, who was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team as a reserve has dealt with right knee tendinitis for some time, according to Kidd, but hasn’t let it keep him […]