Report: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving want a ‘big name’ at head coach — Nets Wire

When the NBA went on hiatus, Jacque Vaughn was the interim head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. But that may not last past 2019-20.

Report: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving want a ‘big name’ at head coach — Nets Wire

NBA Rumors: Kyrie Irving ‘Soured’ On Kenny Atkinson, Prefers Tyronn Lue — NESN.com

Are you ready for the least surprising Kyrie Irving news of all time? The Brooklyn Nets on Saturday “mutually parted ways” with head coach Kenny Atkinson. And Irving, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Vincent Goodwill, did not like Atkinson, and in fact prefers current Los Angeles Clippers assistant Tyronn Lue, whom he played for while with…

NBA Rumors: Kyrie Irving ‘Soured’ On Kenny Atkinson, Prefers Tyronn Lue — NESN.com

Kendrick Perkins Harshly Reacts To Kyrie Irving Being Named VP Of Players’ Union — NESN.com

We imagine Kendrick Perkins was feeling a bit queasy Monday afternoon. It was announced Monday that Kyrie Irving has become the newest member of the National Basketball Players Association executive committee, replacing Pau Gasol as vice president. The news prompted an unsurprising reaction from Perkins, who last week noted he “wants to throw up” any…

Kendrick Perkins Harshly Reacts To Kyrie Irving Being Named VP Of Players’ Union — NESN.com

Irving out for Brooklyn, Lowry questionable for Toronto as Raptors go for 14th straight win

INJURY REPORT AT 1:30 P.M. SATURDAY

07:30 (ET) BKN@TOR

Brooklyn Nets Durant, Kevin Out Injury/Illness – Right Achilles; Rehab
Irving, Kyrie Out Injury/Illness – Right Knee; Sprain
Martin, Jeremiah Out G League – Two-Way
Pinson, Theo Out G League – On Assignment
Temple, Garrett Available Injury/Illness – Left Over Eye; Stitches
Toronto Raptors Brissett, Oshae Out G League – Two-Way
Gasol, Marc Out Injury/Illness – Left Hamstring; Tightness
Hernandez, Dewan Out Injury/Illness – Right Ankle; Sprain
Lowry, Kyle Questionable Injury/Illness – Neck; Whiplash
Powell, Norman Out Injury/Illness – Left Finger; Fourth: fracture – metacarpal

Nets’ Kyrie Irving ‘Likely To Return’ Sunday, Hasn’t Played Since November — NESN.com

It’s been a while since Nets fans saw Kyrie Irving on the court. But that all could change Sunday. Irving has been sidelined since mid-November with a right shoulder injury. He’s played in just 11 games for Brooklyn. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday reported it’s “likely” the point guard makes his return to the lineup…

Nets’ Kyrie Irving ‘Likely To Return’ Sunday, Hasn’t Played Since November — NESN.com

Danny Ainge: Celtics fans shouldn’t boo Kyrie Irving — High Velocity Sport

Danny Ainge: Celtics fans shouldn’t boo Kyrie Irving Kyrie Irving, if he gets healthy, will return to Boston with the Nets on Wednesday. How will he be received? Celtics president Danny Ainge said he doesn’t handle game operations, but if it were up to him, Irving would get a tribute video. It was pointed out […]

Danny Ainge: Celtics fans shouldn’t boo Kyrie Irving — High Velocity Sport