In honor of Brooklyn’s inaugural season, we’re rolling out analysis, highlights, and more on each Brooklyn Nets player, one per day. Welcome to Brook Lopez Day, AKA #BrookieMonster.
No one said it better than John Schuhmann: tonight’s Game 7 is a “referendum” on all things Brooklyn and all things Nets. In their first playoff series in the borough, the Nets have a chance to win a Game 7 at home for the first time in Brooklyn history — and that includes the Dodgers. […]
Check out the Advanced Box Score from Thursday night’s Game 6 Brooklyn Nets victory over the Chicago Bulls here. Some final takeaways:
When the Brooklyn Nets signed Andray Blatche in September to a non-guaranteed deal, to say I went ballistic would be an understatement. I ranted for weeks. I wrote at length about how his talent was exclusively perception, and his combination of on- and off-court ineptitude made the deal little more than a worthless signing. I […]
In his first playoff series ever, Brook Lopez has not disappointed: through five games, he’s averaged 23.6 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 3.4 blocks, shooting 49.4% from the field with a PER of 27.4, fifth among players in the playoffs (trailing Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Tony Parker, and LeBron James). He finished Game 5’s victory with […]
So I know we’re knee-deep in playoff mode right now, but this needed to be shared. Shawn Donnelly of Made Man caught up with Brooklyn Nets center and first-time All-Star Brook Lopez to talk about himself, being a twin, his love of Michael Jackson, his advice about talking to women, and his guess at what […]