Brook Lopez’s Lost Season

Brook Lopez: 17 G, 17 GS, 31.4 MPG, 20.7 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 0.9 APG, 0.53 SPG, 1.76 BPG, .563 FG% .000 3P%, .817 FT%, 25.50 PER, 4.0 EWA You already know the story: with the Nets flailing out to a 9-17 start, Brook Lopez was in the midst of a season of individual dominance before […]

Are the Nets better off without Brook Lopez?

Are the Nets better off without Brook Lopez?

The Brooklyn Nets had to lose their best players to begin playing their best. Weird, right? Nobody expected this stretch. The Nets just lost their youngest All-Star, Brook Lopez, for the season. Then Deron Williams went down, undergoing treatment on both of his ankles. They got dominated by a San Antonio Spurs team heading into […]

Brook Lopez’s twin brother offers glimpse into the Lopez mind

Brook Lopez, Robin Lopez

In a wide-ranging interview with Williamette Week, Portland Trail Blazers center and Brook Lopez DNA match Robin Lopez discusses growing up with the Nets center, as well as their shared interests, comic books (of course), and memberships. Here’s a glance at some of Robin’s Brook-related answers:

Nets granted Disabled Player Exception by NBA, which they probably won’t use

Jazz Nets Basketball

The Brooklyn Nets have been granted a one-time use of the Disabled Player Exception by the NBA, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. The one-time exception would theoretically allow the Nets to replace center Brook Lopez, who underwent an independent examination by the NBA that concluded Lopez’s foot would leave him out for the season. […]

Morning Tip: Nets still undefeated in 2014

Deron Williams, Gary Zielinski

Good morning, Nets fans. Thank you for your continued support of The Brooklyn Game. Buy an iPhone case in The Brooklyn Game Store to give to someone pretentious. Here’s some Nets news and notes from around the ‘net:

Report: Nets apply for Disabled Player Exception

The Brooklyn Nets have applied for the Disabled Player Exception to replace Brook Lopez, according to a report from Net Income of NetsDaily. The application was expected before the January 15th deadline. Nets general manager Billy King said at a press conference following Lopez’s season-ending foot injury that the Nets would apply for the exception. […]

What’s left to say after this loss?

Joe Johnson

Could F. Scott Fitzgerald have a written a story with better symbolism than the Brooklyn Nets literally abandoning their 113-92 loss to the San Antonio Spurs tonight with 0.2 seconds left on the clock? It was a miserable end to a miserable game, the 31st of a miserable, possibly lost season. Things have gotten so […]

Stein: Pau for Brook discussed

ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Nets discussed a Pau Gasol-Brook Lopez trade before Brook went down with his foot injury last week. He states: Sources with knowledge of the discussions told that the Lakers did indeed engage the Nets earlier this month in some exploratory talks to see if Brooklyn had interest […]