Today marks the NBA’s First Day of School: Media Day! Players and coaches are all available for photo ops and interviews in preparation for the season. It’s a hopeful day: everyone’s happy to be back, nobody’s wearied by the season yet (except maybe Markieff Morris). That includes me. The Nets might not be promising championships […]

Brook Lopez & twin Robin Lopez donate $25,000 to hometown children’s amusement park

Brook & Robin Lopez, taking in a New York Liberty WNBA playoff game earlier this week. (AP)

You might say Brook & Robin Lopez live in their own fantasy world. They’re multi-millioniare gargantuan twins from surfer-boy California who read (sometimes draw!) fantasy/adventure novels and consider a trip to Disneyland a fine excursion. So it shouldn’t surprise you that the twins are helping keep the fun, fantasy, and education alive for the children […]

Lionel Hollins doesn’t see this as a rebuilding year: “old is old, and young is better”


The Brooklyn Nets are in a transition phase between championship aspirations and building anew. But Lionel Hollins doesn’t see it as a gap year. He’s the first coach to survive more than one season in Brooklyn, and his five likely starters — Jarrett Jack, Bojan Bogdanovic, Joe Johnson, Thaddeus Young, and Brook Lopez — are […]

Around the ‘Nets: Al Jefferson calls Bargnani “a poor man’s Dirk”?


This guy wants to see you at Borough Hall this morning! #Nets pic.twitter.com/k21LmK0WgB — Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) September 24, 2015 Here’s the latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘nets: The annual ranking of NBA players from worst to first on ESPN kicked off yesterday, and seven Nets already accounted for outside of the […]

Nets sign Chris Daniels, fill out camp roster

Chris Daniels in 2007 with Texas A&M. (AP)

The Nets have filled out their training camp roster with one final player, signing center Chris Daniels to a training camp deal, the team announced today. Daniels earned a spot to replace Yanick Moreira, who will skip camp after a torn ligament was discovered in Moreira’s left foot. Daniels spent last season in the Chinese […]