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Liberty face the Storm at Barclays Center

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Four four four. On Wednesday night, the New York Liberty went to Chicago hoping to stop their current losing streak. Unfortunately for them, they couldn’t bring it home in the fourth and the Sky handed them their fourth straight loss. New York currently sits at fourth in the Conference. The opponent tonight will be the Seattle Storm. The champs have managed to hang in there despite some heavy losses and are in decent position to defend their title come playoff time. They won …

Lewis: Mikhail Prokhorov looking to sell Nassau Coliseum

Brian Lewis reports that Mikhail Prokhorov is willing to sell Nassau Coliseum, home of the Long Island Nets and the New York Islanders. Previously, Lewis’ Post colleague Josh Kosman reported that the Russian oligarch would also be willing to sell Barclays Center to Joe Tsai as part of an expanded deal to give Tsai total control of the Nets and the arena. Lewis writes… Sources told The Post the Russian billionaire is looking to sell off control of NYCB Live, home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. It’s part of the portfolio of properties held by his ONEXIM Group and run by BSE Global. Though …

GOING FOR IT: Nets talk championship ambitions … ‘We aren’t trying to be okay’

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images Hoopshype’s Alex Kennedy talked to current —and one former— Nets players recently and came away with one overriding thought: this isn’t about taking the next step. It’s about taking the ultimate step and bringing home the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Kennedy spoke with Spencer Dinwiddie from last year’s team as well as new Nets Wilson Chandler and Garrett Temple and even ex-Net Trevor Booker. Each of them (like DeAndre Jordan earlier in the week) talked about how talent, experience and culture brought the Nets to a new level. “Everyone understands how this shifts what we’re doing. We aren’t just a young group trying to improve. We’re trying …

Marine Johannes puts on shooting show as Liberty ends losing streak

Back in White Plains, the Liberty broke their three-game losing steak Saturday, taking down the Los Angeles Sparks, 83-78, The big star was the first free agent signing of the Joe Tsai era, French guard Marine Johannes, who came off the bench to score 17 points in 23 minutes. Johannes, a WNBA rookie at 24, only recently joined the team after recovering from injury and playing for France in the FIBA Europe Women’s Cup. It was her home debut. Johannes was one of several ben.ch players who Liberty coach Katie Smith turned to after three players got into foul trouble early. Overall, New York’s bench…

Brooklyn moves to Summer League semi-finals, beating Detroit by 20

Jarrett Allen dominated the action Saturday night in the Summer League playoffs, going off for 30 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks as the Nets beat the Pistons 105-85. Brooklyn will now move on to the semi-finals Sunday. The Nets and Pistons were both 4-1 after the Nets win but the Nets will play the winner of the Mavericks – Timberwolves game later Saturday night. Allen wasn’t the only Net to impress at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Two previously underutilized Nets guards had…

NETS ACQUIRE TWO EURO STASHES IN SURPRISE S&T FOR DEMARRE CARROLL

In a surprise move late Saturday, the Nets joined a sign-and-trade for DeMarre Carroll between the Wizards and Spurs, winding up with two stashes. Nets acquired the draft rights to forward Aaron White from the Washington Wizards and the draft rights to guard/forward Nemanja Dangubic from the San Antonio Spurs David Aldridge of The Athletic first broke the news in a series of tweets… As part of the three-team deal that will land Davis Bertans with the Wizards, they will send the rights to F Aaron White to Brooklyn, per source. The Nets are sending DeMarre Carroll to the Spurs in a trade.— David Aldridge …

Kyrie Irving a lock to come to Nets, sources say – Newsday

Kyrie Irving a lock to come to Nets, sources say NewsdayKyrie Irving is headed to the Brooklyn Nets New York Daily NewsKyrie Irving free agency update: Nets, All-Star point guard ‘motivated’ to quickly reach a four-year, $141M deal, per report CBS SportsSources — Irving, Nets moving toward 4-year deal ESPNNets Eyeing Tobias Harris-Kyrie Irving Duo if Unable to Land Kevin Durant Heavy.comView full coverage on Google News

Are Nets, Timberwolves talking D’Angelo Russell trade?

The hints are getting hard to deny. In his summary of free agency Saturday morning, Zach Lowe wrote this: “Minnesota has sniffed around D’Angelo Russell, though the Nets have no interest in Jeff Teague on the other end of any sign-and-trade, sources say.” This followed a report out of Minnesota two days ago. According to Darren Wolfson of SKOR North, a respected media group, the Timberwolves approached the Nets about another potential sign…

Liberty look to extend the Lynx’s losing streak

Not there. The New York came home to face the Chicago Sky after a brief two game west coast swing. Although they gave Chicago a good fight, they weren’t able to pull it out the end and lost by eight on Wednesday. After this game, the Liberty have a week off before coming home to face the Dallas Wings on Friday night. The opponent this evening will be the Minnesota Lynx. The Lynx are hoping to continue their recent run of excellence, but the road will be a lot tougher this time around. They lost to the Las Vegas Aces at home on Sunday, which pushed their current losing streak to four games. Where to follow the game NBATV has us covered for this one. Tip…