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Brooklyn Nets won’t have Spencer Dinwiddie after positive coronavirus tests

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie announced Tuesday that he won't join his team in Orlando, Florida, for the NBA restart after testing positive again for the coronavirus.Dinwiddie tweeted the news.After another positive test yesterday and considering the symptoms, @BrooklynNets, team doctors and I have decided that it would be in the best interest for me and the team that I do not play in Orlando. I will be supporting
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Brooklyn Nets GM says team committed to sending group to Orlando, despite holdouts

[ad_1] Nets general manager Sean Marks said the organization is committed to sending a group to Orlando for the NBA's restart in late July, despite several players saying they will not make the trip."We have a job to do," Marks said during a virtual news conference Wednesday morning. "We have to bring a team to Orlando. We will bring a team to Orlando. We will go down there and we
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Nets’ DeAndre Jordan, Spencer Dinwiddie say they tested positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets center DeAndre Jordan has ruled himself out of the season's resumption in Orlando, Florida, after testing positive for the coronavirus, and teammate Spencer Dinwiddie is "strongly considering" doing the same, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski."Found out last night and confirmed again today that I've tested positive for Covid while being back in market," Jordan posted to Twitter on Monday evening. "As a result of this, I will
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Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie says he recently tested positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets star Spencer Dinwiddie has been diagnosed with coronavirus and is not sure he will be able to participate when the season resumes, he told The Athletic on Monday."Over the past few months, I have been diligent about protecting myself and others from COVID-19 by following all designated protocol and quarantining," Dinwiddie said in a statement. "I was ready and prepared to rejoin my teammates. ... I flew
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Source — Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie trying to join Nigerian national team

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie is in the process of acquiring a Nigerian passport in order to be eligible to play for the Nigerian national team, a source told ESPN on Saturday.The Athletic first reported Dinwiddie's pursuit.Despite finishing 10th in All-Star voting for Eastern Conference guards and recording a career high 41-points in December, Dinwiddie was not on the list of Team USA finalists.By obtaining a Nigerian passport, Dinwiddie
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Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie details what he’d do as Bulls GM

[ad_1] 8:06 PM ETEric WoodyardESPN As the Chicago Bulls try to return to contention, they're close to hiring a new executive vice president of basketball operations to run the show. ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported today that the Bulls are focusing on Denver Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas.News that the Bulls have narrowed their search didn't stop Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie from offering his thoughts on the situation
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Spencer Dinwiddie, Terrence Ross change numbers to honor Kobe

[ad_1] 5:15 PM ETMalika AndrewsCloseESPN Staff WriterStaff Writer Joined ESPN in 2018 Appears regularly on ESPN Chicago 1000Tim BontempsBrooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie and Orlando Magic guard Terrence Ross will both change their jersey numbers from No. 8 to honor Kobe Bryant.Dinwiddie announced Tuesday on Twitter that he will change his jersey from No. 8, which Bryant used to wear, to No. 26.Dinwiddie explained on Twitter that he chose 26
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The fight for New York’s next generation of fans starts in Barclays Center’s lower bowl

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- There are rules for sitting in Section 114 of Barclays Center.There is no swearing. Derogatory language and offensive signage is strictly forbidden. Tickets cannot be purchased. If you have tickets, they cannot simply be given away -- they can only be exchanged with other members.And above all else, you have to be loud. Raucous, scream-'til-your-feet-hurt, wave-Kyrie-Irving-Fatheads, wear-Jarrett-Allen-Afro-wigs loud.This is "The Block": a section of 96 fans
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Kyrie Irving talked to teammates after listing pillars of Nets’ future

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving said he has spoken to teammates about comments in which he listed the players he saw as being a part of the team's future."I reached out to make sure nothing was taken out of context -- making sure that the guys knew exactly what I meant," Irving said on Friday after practice. "And that is the only thing that matters. Everyone
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Brooklyn Nets have historically bad shooting night in loss to Knicks

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- There have been times, after a loss, that Spencer Dinwiddie would shuffle into the middle of a throng of reporters and dissect each mistake the Brooklyn Nets made. There have been times after losses that he scowled, sighed in disappointment and curtly answered questions.After Thursday's 94-82 loss to the New York Knicks, though, Dinwiddie couldn't help but crack a smile."We were really, really bad," Dinwiddie said.