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Reunited in New York, the Lopez Twins have a reputation to uphold

Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez (11) reacts after turning the ball over during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in New York. The Hornets won the game 115-91. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

If you thought Brook Lopez was odd, what with his comic books, superhero obsessions, and Harry Potter t-shirts, just wait until you add his twin brother, Robin Lopez, regularly back into the mix. In a New York Times profile by Scott Cacciola, he recounts many incredible anecdotes, both new and old, about Brook and Robin’s journey from Stanford […]

The Mavericks snatched the Nets’ Guinness World Record for biggest game of Knockout

Carmelo Anthony leading a game of knockout in 2011. (AP)

First they came for Deron Williams. Now it’s their Guinness World Record. Last season, the Nets held an open practice promising a friendly game of “Knockout” at the end, hoping to set a Guinness World Record for the largest game of Knockout ever. They did, beating the old record of 581 by getting over 600 […]

The Los Angeles Clippers now have the NBA’s most expensive “Big 3”

DeAndre Jordan is all smiles after returning to the Clippers. (AP)

After re-signing DeAndre Jordan to a max deal following the Great Free Agency Emoji War of 2015, the Los Angeles Clippers now have the most expensive “Big 3” in the NBA, clocking in at a little over $60 million in salary for Jordan, Blake Griffin, and Chris Paul. With Griffin, Jordan, and Paul all commanding […]

Here’s the skinny on the 12 draft prospects the Nets will work out this week

George Lucas De Paula at the NBA Combine. (AP)

Here’s the skinny on all 12 guys the Nets are scheduled to work out June 10th and 11th, cobbled together from various sources, stats, & videos. Day One Shannon Scott is a 6’1″ (or 6’2″, depending on the day) point guard that just finished up his senior season at Ohio State. He played 35 games […]

Pacers Beat Wizards, Maintain Playoff Control Over Nets


If Paul Pierce truly hates the Nets, he left tonight’s loss with a smile on his face. Pierce’s Washington Wizards, locked into the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, fell to the Indiana Pacers in an ugly double-overtime game on TNT, 99-95. The win helps the Pacers maintain their control over the eighth seed […]

Kirk Hinrich OUT, Derrick Rose could see minutes increase vs. Nets

Even though they’re guaranteed to make the playoffs, the Chicago Bulls aren’t going to take it easy on the still-fighting Nets. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reported that Bulls guard Derrick Rose, who has played just 59 games in the last three seasons while battling severe knee injuries, is expected to play “four segments” […]

Eastern Playoff Watch 2015: The Nets Could Actually Clinch A Playoff Spot Today (UPDATE: So, Nope, That Didn’t Happen)

The zombie stagger towards the final three spots of the Eastern Conference playoffs is finally coming to a close in the next week, if only because the season ends in five days and SOMEONE has to earn those last three spots. If you’re a Nets fan or somehow find yourself otherwise invested in who gets […]

Pacers forward Chris Copeland stabbed outside NYC nightclub

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland and his wife were stabbed outside the 1Oak nightclub in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood early Wednesday morning by an unnamed suspect following a dispute, and Atlanta Hawks players Pero Antic and Thabo Sefolosha were arrested for obstructing the scene, according to an Associated Press report. The Pacers are in town to […]