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 ESPN.com that the Lakers did indeed engage the Nets earlier this month in some exploratory talks to see if Brooklyn had interest […]

Brook Lopez to have surgery Jan. 4

The Brooklyn Nets announced yesterday that Brook Lopez will surgery on his fifth metatarsal on January 4th. Lopez broke the foot in last weeks lost to the Philadelphia 76ers. Billy King since announced that the center is out for the season. The Nets stated that more details on the surgery will be forthcoming as is. […]

NetLinks: Nets interested in Luol Deng?

Luol Deng, Joe Johnson

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Brook’s out. Now what?

Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd has his biggest challenge yet. With no move imminent and a deep rotation, he’s looking towards his bench to fill the enormous gap left by a broken foot to Nets center Brook Lopez, which will sideline him for the rest of the season. The loss is a crushing one; […]

The Lopez Twins Are Still The Greatest

The Lopez Twins

First, there was Hooper, the Detroit Pistons’ mascot that the Lopez twins took turns beating up on last week. As Robin put it the next day: “Of course I had to stick up for the family name,” said Robin. “He really should have thought twice before stepping to me … He was really throwing rocks at […]

Brooklyn’s Paradox

Joe Johnson, Deron Williams, Brook Lopez

On July 13, 2012, The Brooklyn Nets introduced “Brooklyn’s Backcourt” at a lavish press conference, promising that good days were ahead for the brand-new Brooklyn Nets franchise thanks to the re-signing of Deron Williams and acquisition by trade of six-time All-Star Joe Johnson. One year and five days later, the Nets held a press conference […]