Mayor Adams to consult NYC lawyer over unvaxxed Kyrie Irving’s Nets practices

Mayor Eric Adams said Wednesday that he would speak to the city’s lawyer about whether unvaccinated Nets superstar can continue practicing in the Big Apple under the city’s “indefinite” mandate for private-sector employees to get jabbed. “Well, as we stated, the name of the game is that we were not going to be heavy-handed with … Read more

Mayor Adams still not allowing unvaccinated Kyrie Irving to play in Brooklyn

New York Mayor Eric Adams said he is not feeling any pressure to lift vaccine mandates to allow professional athletes like Kyrie Irving to play at home.Illustration: Getty Images I know this is March Madness and NFL Free Agency season, but the NBA Playoffs start in less than 30 days. That last, and most entertaining, … Read more

Seth Curry’s big game in return shows how key he is for Nets

When the injured Seth Curry had to sit on the bench and watch alongside everybody else as Kevin Durant got double- and even triple-teamed was a stark lesson in how other NBA teams could — and should — play the Nets when Curry is off the floor . Curry’s winning return Friday night underscored his … Read more

Nets have no answers regarding Ben Simmons’ status

The Nets have no answers regarding Ben Simmons’ present and future. They don’t even have any answers regarding his recent past or the first hints at his back injury. It is unclear if coach Steve Nash and company are in the dark or simply not flipping on the lights for the public, but there is … Read more

Lowe’s 10 NBA things – The return of the Brooklyn Nets’ unsung hero, Jonathan Kuminga Time and HUMONGOTRON!

It’s Friday, and that means we have 10 more NBA things I like and dislike! This week we highlight the rapid ascension of 19-year-old Warriors rookie Jonathan Kuminga, the return of the Nets’ secret weapon and issue a plea for Kyle Lowry and the Miami Heat. 1. Watch Jonathan Kuminga at all times — and … Read more

New York teams make effort to find players who make no effort

Clues generally come in two sizes: small and those that are dead giveaways, so large they can be seen from outer space. During World War II, Joseph Stalin’s spymasters established a front in Brussels they named the Foreign Excellent Trench Coat Co. After all, what self-respecting spy could operate without a trench coat? Yet, for … Read more

Ben Simmons unlikely to make Nets debut this year:

ORLANDO, Fla. — Ben Simmons’ latest back setback has to raise alarms, with orthopedic specialists who spoke with The Post questioning whether the Nets newcomer will be ready to debut by the end of the regular season or even during the playoffs. The 25-year-old All-Star — whom the Nets essentially dealt former MVP James Harden … Read more

Kevin Durant drops 53 as Nets top Knicks with Kyrie courtside

Kyrie Irving was courtside but inligible. Ben Simmons was hurt. But Kevin Durant was dominant. That’s all the Nets needed. Durant carried Brooklyn to a 110-107 win over the rival Knicks on Sunday amid chants of “MVP! MVP!” at Barclays Center. Durant poured in 53 points, the second-most in what will surely be a Hall … Read more

Kyrie Irving sits courtside for Nets-Knicks in Brooklyn

Kyrie Irving finally made his Barclays Center season debut Sunday. He just didn’t get to play. New York City’s relaxed indoor vaccine mandates may have loosened enough to allow the unvaccinated Irving in the building, but the private sector mandates still keep him from playing at home for the Nets. The situation led to a … Read more

Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving wishes communication better all around, but says he has no hard feelings toward James Harden

CHARLOTTE, NC — As the Brooklyn Nets prepare to see former teammate James Harden when they face the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, they do so with some lingering feelings on how he pushed his way off the team just before last month’s trade deadline. Stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant both addressed it after Tuesday … Read more