Andrei Kirilenko: “I Don’t Like Black Mamba”… The Nickname, That Is

Andrei Kirilenko: “I Don’t Like Black Mamba”… The Nickname, That Is

In an interview with YES Network, Andrei Kirilenko lists off his top 5 NBA nicknames, first noting that he’s not a big fan of Kobe Bryant’s Black Mamba. He says he’d call him “Killer Instinct,” which for some reason he likes better. Kirilenko also lists two of his new teammates from the Boston Celtics, though […]

Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat Preview: Matchups, Forecasts, & Middle Names

Paul Pierce, LeBron James

It’s finally here. The Brooklyn Nets take on the Miami Heat in the team’s home opener at Barclays Center, marking the first time that Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Jason Terry, Andrei Kirilenko, Alan Anderson, and Shaun Livingston step on Barclays’s herringbone-patterned floor in the regular season as members of the Brooklyn Nets. Because of that, […]

Nets-Heat Preview

The Brooklyn Nets take on the defending world champs tonight at 7:30. Here’s what is important. TV: For the first time this regular season, the Brooklyn Nets won’t be on National Television. Well, excuuuuuuuse me. Tonight’s game will be featured on the YES Network and WFAN radio. Starters: Since we’ve heard no change on a […]