Is Joe Johnson an All-Star?

With the Brooklyn Nets slowly climbing towards .500, the team’s had a number of bright spots emerge. Shaun Livingston’s turned into a key cog with Deron Williams injured, Kevin Garnett’s defense has worked wonders at center, and Paul Pierce has done damage as the team’s small-ball power forward. But through it all, there’s one player […]

P.J.: We’ve got three All-Stars

The NBA All-Star reserves, voted by the Eastern Conference coaches, will be announced on Thursday, and Nets interim-esque coach P.J. Carlesimo thinks the Nets deserve three spots off the bench. “They’re all worthy of being All-Stars,” Carlesimo said of Nets stars Brook Lopez, Joe Johnson, and Deron Williams after last night’s game. “It’s in the […]

Brook, Deron laugh off latest Dwight talk, prefer All-Star discussion

Five minutes before his scheduled media availability at Monday’s Nets practice, Billy King walked up to Brook Lopez and let him know of a report in the New York Daily News speculating that the Dwightmare may rise again, that the Brooklyn Nets may once again try to trade for Dwight Howard. Sure enough, the first […]

Brook Lopez is 14th in Frontcourt All-Star voting, because people are stupid

The NBA released their third tallies of All-Star ballot voting yesterday, and two Nets found their names listed: in the backcourt, Deron Williams is (a distant) third behind Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo, and Joe Johnson, and in the frontcourt, Brook Lopez is 15th. 15th. Yes, the logic of All-Star Voting doesn’t exist, yes, Brook […]