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Sports NBA: Kyrie defies outstanding Bam! Nets tremble for the Big Three's first victory

08:25  24 january  2021
08:25  24 january  2021 Source:   spox.com

Nets star Kyrie Irving misses third consecutive game for personal reasons

  Nets star Kyrie Irving misses third consecutive game for personal reasons Kyrie Irving did not play in the Nets' game Sunday against the Grizzlies, his third consecutive DNP for "personal leave.""Ky’s still on personal leave and all the communication with Ky, between the organization, I’m going to keep private and I’m sure you’ll hear from him at some point," Nets coach Steve Nash said before playing the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The big deal was that the NBA prohibited postgame hugs due to the recent spate of positive coronavirus tests that have affected teams and players Kyrie irving' S message after nets ' second straight loss to the cavs. "I just want to follow NBA protocols," Irving said in the

Bam boutta Bam the Nets . Nets have a much bigger issue than losing Allen. Kyrie doesn't play a lick of 1 on 1 defense, lets everyone blow by him and as a team they definitely suck at team defense. The nets big three are amazing scorers with only Durant playing good defense because his length.

First victory for the Brooklyn Nets' Big Three! After two defeats in a row, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden prevailed against the Miami Heat with 128: 124. Once again the weak defense worries, which Bam Adebayo simply cannot get a grip on - but in the end Kyrie takes over.

Kyrie Irving führt die Brooklyn Nets mit einem ganz starken vierten Viertel zum Sieg gegen die Miami Heat. © Provided by SPOX Kyrie Irving leads the Brooklyn Nets to victory against the Miami Heat with a very strong fourth quarter. Brooklyn Nets (10-8) - Miami Heat (6-9) 128: 124

The 28-year-old scored 18 of his 28 points in the final section when Miami, led by the towering Adebayo, attempted a comeback. In addition, Kyrie had 7 assists and 6 rebounds, but the best scorer of the Nets was Kevin Durant with 31 points (11/19 FG. 4/7 threesomes, plus 4 rebounds and 4 assists).

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The Brooklyn Nets unveiled their new three -headed monster on Wednesday night, as Kyrie Irving returned from Collin Sexton! The second-year guard for the Cavaliers dropped 42 points in a double-overtime win over the Nets , completely out -dueling the juggernaut roster that Brooklyn has assembled.

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James Harden held back again and only added 12 points (2/8 FG, 0/5 threes) to the home side's point account. For this he distributed 11 templates (with 6 turnovers) and grabbed 7 rebounds. The Big Three got good support from Joe Harris, who set his three-way career record on the way to 23 points (7/12 3FG), or from Jeff Green from the bench (11 and 5 rebounds).

However, Brooklyn's Defense found no remedy against Bam. The center of the Heat led the still weakened East Champion - both Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro were again not part of the game - with 41 points (14/20 FG, 12/14 FT) and thus a career high. Adebayo also had 9 assists and 5 rebounds. Goran Dragic scored 19, Duncan Robinson and Kendrick Nunn 18 points each.

Analysis: Nets have pieces, now they need to fit together

  Analysis: Nets have pieces, now they need to fit together Having a Big Three is great. That is, if those players want it to be great. And that’s the challenge in Brooklyn now, after agreeing to the trade that landed three-time reigning scoring champion James Harden from Houston: Getting Harden, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, all individually great, to want to be great together. A lot of futures and a lot of legacies depend on what happens. Durant found a way to make it happen in Golden State when he played alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson on the way to a pair of NBA titles. It worked there because Curry and Thompson, more than happily, checked their egos at the door and made it seem like a seamless incorporation.

There were eight games in store for Wednesday night, including two big showdowns on national The Warriors and Kings set the record for the most combined made 3-pointers in NBA history just 10 This game will be a big test for each side, but especially the Celtics, who enter on a three -game losing

Nets ' Kyrie Irving: Likely out through weekend. Nets ' Kyrie Irving: Leads team to victory over Jazz. For the second straight game, Irving struggled from the field and particularly from three -point range. Both Irving and Kevin Durant were back on the floor for the Nets after taking Monday off.

The Nets got off to a much better start and quickly took the lead 11: 2. They could not take the lead in the first half, in the second half the hosts even increased to 18 points. Although Miami fought their way back within striking distance, KD continued to make matters clear with 13 points (5/5 FG) in the third section.

Kyrie Irving leads Brooklyn Nets to victory

The Nets lead was up to 16 points again in this quarter, but Miami was not put off by that. After a buzzer beater from Bam, the guests took the moment with them to the final section, which began with a 13-0 run for the Heat. It was Miami again, the gap was only one point.

Similar to the previous games, the main concern was the defense of the Nets. Miami hit 14 of their 20 field throw attempts (70 percent) in the last round, including 5 threes. However, the Nets' offense is also elitist, as Irving in particular proved that evening.

In the last six minutes of the game, the point guard was responsible for 12 points, and Durant and Harden also broke the neck with important buckets in the final minute. "It was winning time," said Kyrie, explaining his exploits in the fourth quarter that gave the Nets their first win since their comeback.

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