7:31 PM EST, Mon November 24, 2014

KG's top three trash talkers has one surprise

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When it comes to trash talking, Kevin Garnett has a reputation for being one of the best. So when Garnett lists the top smack talkers he's encountered, you listen and take note. KG was asked who are his top talkers. "Gary Payton and Michael Jordan, by far," Garnett said. OK, no surprise there as you can see those two talking to each other here. "The Glove" might as well have also been "The Mouth." And MJ could light up defenders and their ears as well.

Hollins: Brook Lopez needs to improve

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. –- Lionel Hollins knows what he wants to see from Brook Lopez. The Brooklyn Nets coach got to the point when asked what he has seen from Lopez this season. "The same Brook," Hollins replied after practice. "He can score. He needs to be better defensively, he needs to be better rebounding, he needs to be better passing the ball to his teammates." Coming back from foot surgery, Lopez has had difficulty getting into a flow.

Is Brook Lopez making progress? It depends on who you ask

EAST RUTHERFORD — Brook Lopez has struggled throughout the first month of the season. But Lionel Hollins isn’t lowering the big expectations he has for his starting center. “There’s people that come into this league and their whole life they’re …

Deron Williams weighs in on Odell Beckham’s amazing catch

Deron Williams was at MetLife Stadium last night, and his reaction to Odell Beckham’s amazing one-handed catch was just like everyone else’s. Amazement. “I don’t know,” Williams said with a laugh. “They need to check him for stickum. That’s all …
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NBA trade rumors: Brooklyn Nets could deal Andrei Kirilenko to Utah Jazz, per report

NBA trade rumors: Brooklyn Nets could deal Andrei Kirilenko to Utah Jazz, per report

Could the Nets deal the veteran forward back to where he started his NBA career and not to the Sixers, which was a recent rumor?