Jahlil Okafor

Nets want Jahlil Okafor in better shape before he plays again

After making his Nets debut Friday in Toronto, Jahlil Okafor will have to wait at least another game for his Brooklyn debut — or perhaps …

NBA

Gary Payton II could be an option for the Sixers

MILWAUKEE, WI - APRIL 02: Gary Payton II #0 of the Milwaukee Bucks warms up before the game against the Dallas Mavericks at BMO Harris Bradley Center …

Basketball

Report: Sean Kilpatrick to sign with Milwaukee Bucks on two-way contract

CLOSE<p>Big win for Bearcats at UCLA/<p>The Milwaukee Bucks plan to sign former UC Bearcats star Sean Kilpatrick, who was waived by the Brooklyn Nets …

Basketball

Nets get a painful glimpse of the team they want to be

If there’s a player whose breakthrough could serve as a model for D’Angelo Russell, it’s Victor Oladipo. If there’s a team whose …

Basketball

Traded Nets draft pick not looking like gold anymore

When the trade for <b>Kyrie Irving</b> went down, my biggest worry was the loss of the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 draft pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers. I viewed at …

Basketball

No more excuses, Sixers need to start showing more than potential on the biggest stages

It’s time to stop with all the moral victories and youth excuses when it comes to the 76ers.<p>Several phone conversations and Facebook comments …

Joel Embiid

Game Preview: Pacers at Nets

Matchup<p>After finishing up their six-game homestand 4-2, the Pacers head east for meeting with the Brooklyn Nets.<p>While Indiana (16-13) finished its …

Basketball

Sean Kilpatrick Reportedly to Sign with Bucks After Release from Nets

Sean Kilpatrick is reportedly headed to the Milwaukee Bucks less than two weeks after being released by the Brooklyn Nets, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN.<p>The guard was waived earlier this month in order to make room for Jahlil Okafor and Nik Stauskas, who were acquired in a trade with the …

NBA

Carmelo Anthony: Knicks’ Tribute ‘big-time’ but ‘bittersweet’

Carmelo Anthony received a mostly warm reception from New York Knicks fans Saturday night in his first game back at Madison Square Garden as a member …

NBA

The Nets have their own ‘process’ for Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor and Nik Stauskas can’t wait to make their home debuts as Nets on Sunday against the Pacers. Coach Kenny Atkinson can’t wait to get the …

NBA

A third of the way through, Sixers are ahead of schedule | David Murphy

At 14-14, tied for ninth place in the Eastern Conference, the Sixers have looked very much like the playoff team many had envisioned. After a brutal …

Basketball

Sean Kilpatrick Free Agency

December 17, 2017 | 8:22 am EST Update<p>Chris Haynes‏: Milwaukee Bucks plan to sign guard Sean Kilpatrick, league sources tell ESPN. Brooklyn released …

NBA

Nets get first glimpse of what is to come with Okafor, Stauskas

TORONTO — The Nets finally decided to Free Jah and also got their first taste of Sauce Castillo.<p>After escaping virtual banishment in Philadelphia and …

NBA

Joel Embiid won't be disrespected in his house

BOX SCORE<p>Joel Embiid’s Tour de Trash Talking continued Friday night in the Sixers’ triple-overtime loss to the Thunder.<p>Two days after an Instagram …

Basketball

The Thunder and 76ers gave us beautiful chaos and 10 other things from Friday night

This game was insane.<p>What do we even call Thunder vs. Sixers?<p>Because I’m not sure what the most accurate description is. Was it <i>actually</i> great? Was it more crazy than great? Was it ridiculous? Let’s just call it everything. That’s the only conclusion you can reasonably come to after such a …

Basketball

Post Up: Respect The Brodie

<b>Heat 104 (14-14), Hornets 98 (10-18)</b><p>Miami nearly blew a 16-point fourth quarter lead, but thanks to a clutch bucket by Dion Waiters with 1:09 left, …

Basketball

Jahlil Okafor’s debut against the Toronto Raptors was not a disappointment

TORONTO, CANADA - DECEMBER 15: Jahlil Okafor<p>Jahlil Okafor came off of the bench in the Nets 120-87 loss to the Raptors on Friday. He had 10 points, …

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NBA Rundown: Matthew Dellavedova’s Milwaukee Bucks future, Jahlil Okafor benched at Nets

WE’RE back for another edition of NBA Rundown, and it begins with the in-rhythm Milwaukee Bucks, getting it done without one of their …

NBA

Basketball Daily Dose: Dose: Down Goes Gobert.. Again

Jared Johnson discusses Rudy Gobert's second knee injury, Russell Westbrook's efficiency issues and some under-owned prospects in Saturday's Dose.

Basketball

Watch Thunder Vs. 76ers 2017 Online: Live Streaming, TV Start Time, & NBA Odds

As part of Friday night’s NBA schedule, basketball fans can watch Thunder vs. 76ers live stream online and televised game coverage. The latest …

Joel Embiid

Atlantic Notes: Jahlil Okafor prepping for the court; Enes Kanter trying to stay on it

There’s no timetable for Jahlil Okafor to make his Nets debut. Head coach Kenny Atkinson is hoping to ease the big man’s transition to his new club. …

Basketball

Redrafting the Raptors and Nets from the 2015 NBA Draft

Looking back, the 2015 NBA draft probably should have marked the beginning of a new approach. The Golden State Warriors winning the 2015 NBA …

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Fantasy Hoops: Nikola Mirotic is heating up

“He does a lot of little things that don’t show up in the box score,” coach Fred Hoiberg <b></b>recently said. “He’s in the right spot defensively, he’s in a …

NBA

Philadelphia leaning on veteran role players to complement inexperienced talent

At the end of what turned out to be one of the most exciting nights in the young NBA season, and an excruciating loss for his Philadelphia 76ers, …

Basketball

Lowry goes for triple-double as Raptors rout Nets 120-87

With Kyle Lowry one rebound from a triple-double, Raptors coach Dwane Casey gave his point guard two minutes of fourth-quarter court time to complete …

Basketball

Jahlil Okafor Extolls the Virtues of Veganism in New PETA Video

Jahlil Okafor is one of many NBA players to have recently adopted a vegan diet, and he stars in a new video from PETA with John Salley explaining his …

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SNEED: Jared Kushner may be ready to ditch his White House role

<b>Pulling the plug?</b><p>Sneed hears rumbles <b>Jared Kushner,</b> husband of President <b>Donald Trump’s</b> daughter, <b>Ivanka Trump,</b> may be this/close to pulling the plug on …

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Eight astonishing stats thus far in NBA season

As the NBA inches towards the new year, a lot has already happened this season. We’ve seen the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers both run off …

Basketball

Knicks Hold Off Nets After Kristaps Porzingis Leaves With Injury

Tim Hardaway Jr. sat at the end of the Knicks’ bench Thursday night at the Barclays Center, attentively watching his team build a large lead against the Nets. He yelled out for calls and occasionally hobbled up the court a few steps, with his left foot still trapped in a walking boot.<p>While he was a …

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PBT Podcast: Early trade deadline breakdown with Dan Feldman

The NBA’s trade market did not collapse after the Jahlil Okafor trade.<p>There’s more to come, but with the trade deadline is less than two months away, …

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