June 24 8:36 AM PT9:36 AM MT10:36 AM CT11:36 AM ET15:36 GMT23:36 8:36 AM MST10:36 AM EST19:36 UAE17:3611:36 ET10:36 AM CT14:36 - Kirilenko has opted to remain with the team for the second year of his contract. Analysis: Kirilenko will make $3.3 million next season in the final year of a two-year, $6.5 million deal he signed last summer. The versatile forward from Russia was limited to 45 games by injuries last season, missing 26 early in the season because of back spasms, and averaged 5.0 points.
Mar. 26 7:59 PM PT8:59 PM MT9:59 PM CT10:59 PM ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST6:59 UAE (+1)03:5922:59 ET8:59 PM CT1:59 - Kirilenko has a sprained left ankle. Analysis: Kirilenko is day to day.
Mar. 12 8:41 PM PT9:41 PM MT10:41 PM CT11:41 PM ET3:41 GMT11:41 8:41 PM MST10:41 PM EST7:41 UAE (+1)04:4123:41 ET9:41 PM CT2:41 - Kirilenko returned Saturday. Analysis: Kirilenko was out with an ankle injury.
Jan. 31 4:08 PM PT5:08 PM MT6:08 PM CT7:08 PM ET0:08 GMT8:08 5:08 PM MST7:08 PM EST4:08 UAE (+1)01:0819:08 ET6:08 PM CT22:08 - Kirilenko is out due to a strained right calf, leaving the Nets without one of their best defensive options. Analysis: The Nets have been a much better team since the versatile forward from Russia returned Dec. 31 after missing 25 games because of back spasms. But coach Jason Kidd said Friday the team wanted to be safe and give him additional rest.
Nov. 12 10:22 PM PT11:22 PM MT12:22 AM CT1:22 AM ET6:22 GMT14:22 11:22 PM MST1:22 AM EST10:22 UAE07:221:22 ET12:22 AM CT4:22 - Kirilenko finally returned Tuesday for Brooklyn. Analysis: Kirilenko was out since Nov. 8 with back spasms. Nets coach Jason Kidd plans to limit the veteran's minutes so don't pick him up for your fantasy league.
Oct. 31 9:02 PM PT10:02 PM MT11:02 PM CT12:02 AM ET4:02 GMT12:02 9:02 PM MST11:02 PM EST8:02 UAE05:020:02 ET10:02 PM CT2:02 - Kirilenko was inactive in the season opener due to a sore back. Analysis: He's considered day to day.
July 11 4:06 PM PT5:06 PM MT6:06 PM CT7:06 PM ET23:06 GMT7:06 4:06 PM MST6:06 PM EST3:06 UAE (+1)01:0619:06 ET6:06 PM CT22:06 - A person with knowledge of the deal says the Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a contract with Kirilenko. Analysis: The person, speaking Thursday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced, says Kirilenko has accepted the taxpayer's mid-level exception worth about $3.2 million. The contract includes a player option for the second year. The Russian forward opted out of his $10.2 million deal for next season with the Minnesota Timberwolves and found a home with the Nets - owned by fellow Russian and former CSKA Moscow owner Mikhail Prokhorov.