The Nets said Monday that Irving would not accompany the team for games Tuesday at Portland, Wednesday at Utah or Friday at Detroit.
In a fourth quarter that featured eight lead changes, Donovan made the difference for the Jazz, scoring eight straight points in the final minute and a half.
Antetokounmpo's triple-double was his second straight and his sixth of the season. He was just one of eight Bucks players to score in double figures as Milwaukee won their third straight game
Since the NBA’s restart bubble that saved last season opened last July, no player has logged more minutes, scored more points, handed out more assists, made more shots, taken more shots or finished off more fast breaks than LeBron James.
NBA: Brooklyn Nets snap up Blake Griffin to bulk up super-team of Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving
The arrival of the 6ft 9in six-time All-Star Griffin gives Nets coach Steve Nash another option to complement playmakers James Harden, Kyrie Irving and forward Kevin Durant.
In a few hours from now, at Atlanta’s State Farm Arena the heavily-stacked Team LeBron will tip off against the equally fearsome Team Durant. Here’s all you need to know about the 2021 NBA All-Star Game:
A change.org petition urging the league to "immortalise (Bryant) forever as the new NBA logo" has garnered more than 3 million signatures since Bryant died in a helicopter crash in January of 2020.
NBA: LeBron James opts for Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant takes Kyrie Irving as first picks for All-Star Game
This is the fourth year of the NBA's playing captain format for the All-Star Game. James is 3-0, beating teams captained by Curry in 2018 and Antetokounmpo in the last two seasons.
NBA: Nets stretch winning streak to eight; Joel Embiid wins duel against Luka Doncic as 76ers beat Mavs
Brooklyn are on their longest winning streak since 2006 and won their sixth straight contest without Kevin Durant with a strained left hamstring.
NBA players are apparently not easily impressed — even by other NBA players.
Kyrie Irving had 16 points and seven rebounds as Brooklyn easily won this matchup of NBA title contenders and improved to 4-0 on a five-game West Coast trip with Kevin Durant missing his third straight game with a strained left hamstring.
Isaiah Thomas hopes NBA is watching after getting USA Basketball call-up for FIBA AmeriCup qualifying games
Isaiah Thomas last played on 2 February, 2020, for Washington. He was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers three days later, then waived, and hasn’t appeared in an NBA game since.
Cleveland will try to snap an eight-game losing streak to Boston when they face the Celtics in their next game on Sunday.
Irving practiced with the Nets on Tuesday and coach Steve Nash said he expect him to play when Brooklyn visits Cleveland on Wednesday.
NBA: James Harden ready for 'unselfish' Nets role, confident of working with Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant
Several commentators and former players including Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley, have questioned whether Harden will be able to work harmoniously with Durant and Irving.
NBA: Nets' Kyrie Irving fined $50,000 for health, safety violations, salary docked for missing games
Irving has missed the last five games while away from the Nets for personal reasons. He was seen in a video on social media during his absence at an indoor family party while not wearing a mask.
Harden was due to arrive in Brooklyn on Thursday and Marks believed he could be cleared to play once all the players in the deal had passed their physicals.
It was obvious the end was nearing Wednesday, when the Rockets told Harden they didn't want him at practice after his inflammatory comments about the team.
Year in Review 2020: Firstpost’s sports writers pick their favourite sporting moment of 2020, what they hope for 2021
Firstpost's sports writers weighed in with their favourite sporting moment of 2020, and what they're looking forward to in 2021:
NBA: Kyrie Irving, Duncan Robinson spark routs with record 3-point shows, LeBron James becomes No. 2 Christmas scorer
Irving scored 37 points, hitting 7-of-10 3-point attempts in his return to Boston, as the Nets ripped his former Celtics teammates 123-95.