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 […]

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

Thank you for your continued support of The Brooklyn Game. If you’ve enjoyed anything we’ve brought you here since 2009, stop by The Brooklyn Game Store and buy something fancy for you and yours. Here’s some Nets news & notes from around the ‘net:

VIDEO: What Brook Lopez Would Get Twin Brother Robin For Secret Santa If He Could Get Him Anything

VIDEO: What Brook Lopez Would Get Twin Brother Robin For Secret Santa If He Could Get Him Anything

As many of you know, Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has a twin brother, Robin, currently a center for the Portland Trail Blazers. The two are a goofy duo: they were born on April Fools’ Day (no, really) and have written both comic books and TV pilots together. Friday morning, before Lopez broke his foot […]