2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
48-24, 2nd in Atlantic
Courtesy of Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance
5dStephania Bell

Nets' Tsais commit $220M to study of athletes

The Joe and Clara Tsai Foundation launched the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance, which combines six public and private institutions aiming to study the biological principles contributing to peak performance in athletes.

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6dDoug Kezirian

Nets open as '21-22 favorites; Lakers, Bucks next

The Brooklyn Nets have opened as the favorites to win the 2021-22 NBA championship, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks.

Meet the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team (1:41)
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Harden stopped by police in Paris, not arrested

James Harden was not arrested and was not taken into custody in Paris, the city prosecutor's office said, after the Nets star was seen on video with police on Thursday.

Why Jalen isn't blaming the NBA for recent player injuries (1:33)
Why Stephen A. is not a fan of KD's response to Scottie Pippen (2:20)
Why Vince Carter agrees KD is a more gifted player than MJ (1:56)
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33dBrian Windhorst

Team USA roster set; Harden pulls out with injury

USA Basketball finalized its star-laden roster for the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, while Nets guard James Harden had to withdraw due to a hamstring injury, USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo told ESPN.

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Team USA spots filling up: Bam, Harden are in

USA Basketball's Olympic men's roster is getting closer to filled, with as many as eight spots on the 12-person team claimed, with Bam Adebayo and James Harden the latest to commit to playing in Tokyo.

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35dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Blazers continue Billups, Hammon talks

Chauncey Billups, Becky Hammon and Mike D'Antoni have advanced to second interviews in the Trail Blazers' search for a head coach, sources told ESPN.

Why Magic isn't ready to crown KD as better than LeBron (1:53)
Bucks outlast Nets in epic Game 7, advance to Eastern Conference finals (3:08)
Giannis fouls Harden on 3-point attempt (0:25)
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Sources: Dinwiddie to decline $12.3M option

Sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie will decline his 2021-22 player option worth $12.3 million.

What's next for the Nets after their Game 7 loss? (2:10)
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37dMalika Andrews

Nash: Injured Nets had 'one too many obstacles'

Brooklyn Nets coach Steve Nash said a season full of major injuries finally caught up to his team in its series against the Bucks, which ended in a 115-111 overtime loss in Game 7.

KD can't convert late in OT, Bucks advance to ECF (0:43)

Team Stats

Points Per Game118.62nd
Rebounds Per Game44.414th
Assists Per Game26.87th
Points Allowed115.226th

Team History