James Herbert

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Jaylen Brown clarifies tweet on Black Hebrew Israelites outside Barclays Center for Kyrie Irving's return

Brown mistakenly thought a fraternity joined in support of Irving's return to the Nets

What has Kyrie Irving actually said about the antisemitic conspiracy theories he publicized?

Irving returned to the court on Sunday, then declined to answer questions unrelated to the game

Nets' Kyrie Irving says he's 'not antisemitic' and 'should've just answered the questions and just moved on'

Irving has been suspended since Nov. 4 and is expected to return Sunday

Cavaliers' Kevin Love suffered hairline fracture in his right thumb in win vs. Hornets

Love will be listed as "doubtful" for Sunday's game against Miami

Kawhi Leonard injury update: Clippers star returns to lineup vs. Pistons Thursday in first game since Oct. 23

Leonard has been out with what the team has termed "right knee injury management"

LeBron James injury update: Lakers star updated to questionable vs. Pistons on Friday

James has been out with a left adductor strain and has not played since Nov. 9

Suns' strange Jae Crowder saga could be nearing its end, per reports

The team reportedly was close to finalizing a three-team trade before Wednesday's game

Thunder's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is getting stops to go along with all those buckets

Gilgeous-Alexander has taken his game to another level on both ends of the floor

Pelicans' Jose Alvarado is still sneaking up on the NBA: 'He just plays fierce'

Beloved in New Orleans, Jose Alvarado is proving he's more than the backcourt-steal guy

LeBron James injury update: Lakers star day-to-day with strained left adductor, doubtful Friday vs. Kings

James had an MRI after suffering the injury Wednesday against the Clippers

LeBron James tweets that Kyrie Irving 'should be playing,' calls Nets' return-to-play requirements 'excessive'

The Lakers star tweeted, "Kyrie apologized and he should be able to play'

Nike likely done with Kyrie Irving for good, says co-founder Phil Knight: 'Kyrie stepped over the line'

Knight said Nike, like the Nets, also gave Irving numerous chances to make things right: 'He was dug in'

LOOK: NBA, Nike unveil 2022-23 City Edition uniforms for all 30 teams

The Wizards, Hawks and Heat will wear theirs on Thursday

Nets GM Sean Marks hasn't talked to Kyrie Irving, does not address Ime Udoka's candidacy for coaching job

Marks said Wednesday that Brooklyn coach Jacque Vaughn 'is more than deserving'

If Nets' Kyrie Irving is a beacon of light, why does he shroud his beliefs in ambiguity?

Irving wants to be a leader, but resists telling people exactly where his intellectual wanderings are taking him

James Herbert is somewhat fond of basketball, feature writing and understatements. A former season-ticket holder for the expansion Toronto Raptors, Herbert does not think the NBA was better back in the days of hand checking and illegal defense. He joined CBS Sports in 2014 and lives in Brooklyn.

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