Kirilenko out for season opener vs. Cleveland

Andrei Kirilenko

Andrei Kirilenko
Kirilenko (AP)
While speaking with reporters, Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko said that he would not be ready to play tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Though running a full practice Tuesday, Kirilenko was not expected to play in the opener.

Via Tim Bontemps of the New York Post:

As always, Kirilenko and Nets hope he’ll be ready to go for the Nets home opener Friday versus the Miami Heat.

SNY — Opener notes: Andrei Kirilenko will not play tonight, Deron Williams will