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Sport Irving scores 50 but misses last shot, Wolves top Nets in OT

05:50  24 october  2019
05:50  24 october  2019 Source:   ap.org

Irving, playing with face fracture, leaves Nets-Lakers early

  Irving, playing with face fracture, leaves Nets-Lakers early SHANGHAI (AP) — Brooklyn guard Kyrie Irving left the team's preseason game against the Los Angeles Lakers about one minute after tip-off after taking a hit to the face. Irving was attempting to play through a facial fracture, an injury that occurred in a pickup game last month. He was wearing a clear mask in an effort to protect his face, but appeared to bump into Lakers guard Rajon Rondo while playing defense just 1:06 into the contest. Irving's face made contact with Rondo's upper arm. The Nets guard immediately winced in pain, took the mask off and motioned to the bench that he needed a substitute.It was not immediately clear if Irving would return to the game.

Kyrie Irving dazzled the Barclays Center crowd in the Brooklyn Nets debut, scoring 50 points in an overtime loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Irving 's 50 not enough as Nets fall to Wolves . There had only been six 50 -point games in Nets ' franchise history and the last one was recorded in

Karl-Anthony Towns scored all 16 of his points after halftime, including a buzzer-beating desperation shot in overtime to lift the Timberwolves over the Grizzlies. Grizzlies: F JaMychal Green returned after missing the previous game with left knee soreness. The Grizzlies last road win was Dec.

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 50 points in a record-setting Nets debut, but lost his balance and missed a potential winning shot that allowed the Minnesota Timberwolves to pull out a 127-126 victory over Brooklyn in overtime Wednesday night.

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Harris (12) and center Jarrett Allen (31) console guard Kyrie Irving, center, after Irving collapsed on the floor after missing a shot at the end of overtime in the team's NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in New York. The Timberwolves won 127-126. Irving scored 50 points. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)© AP Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Harris (12) and center Jarrett Allen (31) console guard Kyrie Irving, center, after Irving collapsed on the floor after missing a shot at the end of overtime in the team's NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in New York. The Timberwolves won 127-126. Irving scored 50 points. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NBA world reacts to Kyrie Irving dropping 50 in Nets debut

  NBA world reacts to Kyrie Irving dropping 50 in Nets debut Kyrie Irving lit up Barclays Center with a spectacular 50-point performance in his Nets debut, and the NBA world took notice.Irving was absolutely brilliant in front of the home crowd, hitting big shot after big shot.

In addition to his handles, Kyrie Irving hits two clutch shots against the Washington Wizards in overtime, leading the Cavs to a road win!

Irving has had some big games and made two memorable late-game shots in Finals and regular-season wins over the Warriors, including his Game 7 three-pointer to clinch the 2016 championship. Irving supposedly wants to escape James' shadow and is intent on being the top dog on his own team.

Karl-Anthony Towns had 36 points and 14 rebounds for Minnesota, and Andrew Wiggins finished with 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:19 remaining.

BOX SCORE: TIMBERWOLVES 127, NETS 126 (OT)

Irving had the ball in his hands with a chance to cap his dazzling debut with a victory, following a Nets timeout. He ran the clock down and then began his drive, but lost his balance near the foul line. He retained his dribble, got up and shot, but his jumper missed.

After signing with the Nets in July, Irving broke Kiki Vandeweghe's record for most points by a player in his first game with a team. Vandeweghe scored 47 for Portland at Kansas City on Oct. 27, 1984.

Irving finished with eight rebounds and seven assists. Caris LeVert added 20 points.

Irving on New York: 'We're going to take over the whole entire city'

  Irving on New York: 'We're going to take over the whole entire city' Kyrie Irving isn't waiting for Kevin Durant to run New York. © Kathy Willens/AP Photo Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving (11) takes his last shot, which didn't land in the basket, in overtime of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timbers on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in New York. Irving scored 50 points, but the Timberwolves won 127-126 . (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) The Nets point guard, speaking Thursday night at a promotional event, hyped up the fans ahead of Friday’s game against the Knicks by declaring a “take over.” “We’re dressed in that all-black all year.

Irving , who missed his first seven shots , broke the previous arena scoring mark set by Allen Iverson on Jan. His final shot was magnificent in so many ways. Dribbling the ball on the right side as the clock ticked down, Irving froze 6-foot-8 forward Nicolas Batum with a move toward the basket before

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VIDEO: Kevin Durant Seen Taking Shots at Nets Practice .
The Brooklyn Nets are patiently ticking down the days until Kevin Durant can return from his Achilles injury. Fans can at least take solace in the fact that KD seems to be progressing nicely in his rehab, however. The two-time Finals MVP was seen moving around reasonably well and taking shots at Nets practice Wednesday, and he has more spring in his step than he had shown previously. Need a Kevin Durant injury update? I don’t think we’ve seen him move this well yet pic.twitter.com/uf4XA9dbqt— Kristian Winfield (@Krisplashed) November 6, 2019The Nets have a well-regarded medical staff, and Durant's rehab progress is a affirmation of their efforts.

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