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Off-the-court News

Coverage of Nets players off the court.

Doc Rivers: Post Game 7 comments in 2021 not what drove Ben Simmons out of Philly

Despite the rumors, Kevin Durant — and Edmond Sumner — show love to community

Post: How a late tweak to NYC’s vaccine mandate changed everything

Natasha Howard named to All Star Game

Nets, Liberty, and Kevin Durant Foundation partner on new schoolyard in Brooklyn

Advocacy and empowerment shine through for the New York Liberty

In 2018 interview, Ben Simmons called U.S. gun culture ‘crazy’ and ‘kind of scary’

Kevin Durant and Stephen A. Smith go at it again and again

In ‘Voice of the Nets’ podcast, Jason Collins talks with Chris Carrino about coming out, Jason Kidd

Community matters! Long Island Nets once again win G League award for social responsibility

Brian Fleurantin who’s written about social justice for us in the past, writes this weekend about the Long Island’s role in the community ... and the value of unfettered history.

False report of an active shooter causes ‘stampede’ at Barclays Center, Up to 18 hurt

Tsais emphasize ‘We Belong Here’ theme in Social Justice Fund efforts

Lewis: Nets, Ben Simmons working on a plan to get him back physically, mentally

Woj/Shelburne: Nike pulling back from Kyrie Irving commitments

Amar’e Stoudemire exits Nets, criticizes Kyrie Irving on ESPN shows

Sean Marks wants ‘selfless’ and ‘available’ players in comments clearly aimed at Kyrie Irving

Did Lakers think about trading for Kyrie during vaccine layoff?

Kyrie Irving surprised at mandate’s effect, sees himself as a ‘martyr’ in vaccine fight

Kyrie Irving wondered if he’d be traded, released, then never felt fully back

The latest in increasingly bizarre NetsWorld: Stephen A. vs. Stephon

It started, as do many things nowadays, with Kyrie Irving.

Shams: Ben Simmons says he has a mental block that can trigger back problems

Kyrie Irving on banter, bad fingers with Boston fans: ‘I’m going to have the same energy’

Nets preparation for their biggest game interrupted by subway attack

Kevin Love on Ben Simmons and mental health: ‘In his heart, in his head, he’s a really good person’

Patty Mills named finalist for NBA Sportsmanship Award

Kyrie Irving says he was fighting for ‘freedom’ in his refusal to adhere to city vaccine mandates

Mike Lupica, Mike Vaccaro, etc. wonder if ‘Kyrie carve-out’ is worth it

Mayor Eric Adams officially changes vaccine mandate, Kyrie Irving to play home games

KYRIE BACK! New York to change private sector mandate, permitting unvaxxed pros to play

Optimism or pessimism on Kyrie Irving? Depends on who you talk to ... apparently

Mayor Adams: Nets, Mets, Yankees will ‘have to wait’ till data says it’s safe enough to pull mandate

New city medical director: private employer mandate is in place for ‘indefinite’ period