Andrei Kirilenko's wife upset that husband was benched

The Nets’ 94-87 victory over the Raptors in Game 1 of their best-of-seven first round series had a lot of Brooklyn fans tweeting their joy at the win — all except one. Kind of.The win was surprising considering the fact that super sub and mid-game spark-plug Andrei Kirilenko didn't play a single minute for Brooklyn.And it appears his wife, Russian pop singer Masha Lopatova...
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Paul Pierce after clutch jumper: 'That's what I do' (Video)

Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce hit a clutch jumper in the late stages of the fourth quarter in Saturday's Eastern Conference playoff series opener in Toronto and, not surprisingly, had some things to say about it.After hitting an outside jumper to give the Nets an 88-81 lead, microphones near the court could pick up Pierce screaming "That's why they got me here! ...
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Paul Pierce has great reaction after clutch shot

Paul Pierce was pumped up after hitting a clutch shot late in the fourth quarter to extend the Nets’ lead to 7 during Game 1 against the Raptors Saturday, screaming “That’s why they got me here,” after nailing the shot. The post Paul Pierce Screams ‘That’s Why They Got Me Here’ After Hitting Clutch Shot In Fourth Quarter (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Toronto Sun Calls Brooklyn Nets’ Paul Pierce & Kevin Garnett ‘Dinosaurs’

The Toronto Sun took a shot at Brooklyn Nets veterans Paul Pierce and the Kevin Garnett with a cover page which reads “Raptors vs. Dinosaurs.” Pierce and Garnett still have basketball left in the tank, but kudos to the Toronto Sun newspaper with a stellar cover page. Trash talking at its best. Toronto Sun Magazine takes shots at the Brooklyn Nets veterans The post Toronto Sun...
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Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri Yells ‘F–k Brooklyn!’ (Video)

It’s been six years since the Toronto Raptors competed in the NBA postseason, so hundreds of Raptors fans rallied together outside of the Air Candada Centre in support of their team against the Brooklyn Nets. Raptors general manger Masai Ujiri addressed the crowd after a lackluster first-half performance and excited them by yelling “F–k Brooklyn.” Emotions ran high after...
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The Truth hurts Raptors in Game 1 loss to Brooklyn Nets

TORONTO, On. — The Brooklyn Nets were rumored to have tanked in order to match up against the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs and that strategy has paid off early. Joe Johnson and Deron Williams led Brooklyn with 24 points while Paul Pierce (nicknamed ‘The Truth’) and Kevin Garnett’s playoff experience proved to be the difference late as the two...

Toronto Sun insinuates Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are as old as dinosaurs, Pierce comes up clutch to give the Nets a 1-0 series lead

 Toronto has been doing a bit of trash talking. Not just the Raptors fans, but their media and front office personnel as well.Saturday's Toronto Sun had a large picture of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, claiming that "they are so old, the Raptor had to ask his dad about them." Either this fueled Pierce or he didn't get the memo that he was old, as he dropped 9...
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Can Deron Williams ever return to being the Deron Williams he once was?

There was a time when Deron Williams was considered the best point guard in the NBA. And if not the best, then right up there in the discussion with Steve Nash and Chris Paul. When he teamed with Carlos Boozer to lead the Utah Jazz to the 2007 NBA Western Conference Finals in just his second professional season, it was thought that Salt Lake City had Karl Malone and John Stockton...
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Toronto Sun takes shot at old Nets with awesome headline

The Toronto Sun owned the "dinosaur" Brooklyn Nets with a trash talking headline in favor of the Raptors. Welcome to the NBA Playoffs.
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Previewing the NBA Playoffs: (3) Toronto Raptors vs. (6) Brooklyn Nets

The Toronto Raptors were one of the biggest surprises in the NBA this season, and were able to lock up the number three overall seed in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Their opponents in the first round, the Brooklyn Nets, started off the season in very disappointing fashion but were able to pick things up towards the end of the year and gave themselves a chance. This is going...
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How far can the Nets go in the playoffs?

The Brooklyn Nets turned heads when the calender struck January 1st and are starting to look like the team Mikhail Prokhorov bargained for. But one question still remains: is this team still a legitimate title contender? The Nets utilize an offense that few teams in the NBA can defend. A mix between small ball and long ball. A backcourt made up of two big point guards in Deron Williams...
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Shaun Livingston wants to remain loyal to Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have gone through a very inconsistent season, but one player that has remained fairly consistent throughout the entire year has been Shaun Livingston. Livingston was brought in this past offseason to solidify the Nets’ lineup and add depth to the roster. He has been able to do more than Brooklyn expected and has been a big reason that they have turned their season...
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Is the Brooklyn Nets Gain Brook Lopez’s Loss?

Is the Brooklyn Nets Gain Brook Lopez's Loss? The injury to Brook Lopez has turned out to be the turning point of the Brooklyn Nets' season. And although Lopez was undoubtedly the best player on the team, the Brooklyn Nets have not missed him at all, at least not now. Brooklyn is the 5th seed in the East with a 44-37 record. It's pretty impressive because they were...

Cavs finish out slate with Nets

While they're trying to balance between being rested and ready for the postseason, the Brooklyn Nets still have some business to take care of in their regular-season finale. The Nets again look to clinch the Eastern Conference's fifth seed and try to avoid a fourth loss in five games Wednesday night at the lottery-bound Cleveland Cavaliers. Although they have the East'...
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Jason Kidd unsure of how he'll use Nets' big man depth

The Nets have acquired something completely different than what they thought after Brook Lopez was ruled out for the remainder of the season: depth at the center position.With Kevin Garnett starting at the center and both Andray Blatche and Mason Plumlee playing behind him, Jason Kidd is having trouble figuring out exactly how he is going to get all three opportunities to play in...
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