Brook Lopez will be a game-time decision vs. Knicks

Brook Lopez will be a game-time decision Tuesday night against the Manhattan/New York Knicks, the team announced today. After going through non-contact drills, Lopez practiced with the team today and participated in five-on-five drills. Avery Johnson has said that Lopez feels no pain after incurring a mild sprain on the top of his right foot. […]

Humphries, Evans react to lineup change

Brooklyn Nets: Reggie Evans, Marquis Daniels, Brandon Jennings

Brooklyn Nets power forward Reggie Evans, who’d come off the bench in all 17 of his prior appearances, made his first start as a Nets player last night and 290th start of his career last night, replacing Kris Humphries in the lineup. Coach Avery Johnson likely made the switch knowing that Evans & Blatche had […]

Reggie Evans In, Lopez Out Tonight vs. Warriors

Reggie Evans, Tyson Chandler

The Brooklyn Nets officially announced that power forward Reggie Evans will play tonight against the Golden State Warriors. Evans missed Tuesday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder with the flu. Avery Johnson said on a conference call Thursday that he was “very hopeful” about Evans’ return tonight. Hope rebounds eternal. Evans is tied with […]

Brook Lopez, Reggie Evans OUT vs. Thunder

Brooklyn Nets Reggie Evans, Brook Lopez, Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan

The Brooklyn Nets announced today that Brook Lopez and Reggie Evans will miss tonight’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Lopez was expected to miss tonight’s game, as he has not practiced since incurring a mild right foot strain against the Boston Celtics last week. Andray Blatche will start in his place for the third […]

Lopez injury not connected to previous foot problems

Brook Lopez

Brook Lopez’s right foot injury has no connection to his right foot injury of last year and shouldn’t cause long-term problems, according to a statement from team orthopedic surgeon Riley Williams III. Lopez’s injury, described as a ligament sprain of the mid-foot, occurred after twisting it during the Boston Celtics game. “The area of Brook’s […]

Gerald Wallace receives flopping warning from NBA

#FloppinIsAHabit. Brooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace has received a warning from the NBA for flopping in Monday night’s game against the Manhattan/New York Knicks. Wallace is now the second Nets player to receive a flopping warning: Reggie Evans has already received two this year. Funnily enough, Wallace won ESPN’s much-heralded Flop of the Night […]

Brook Lopez to miss two games with foot sprain

Brooklyn Nets starting center Brook Lopez will miss the next two games with a mild right foot sprain, the team announced today. That means Lopez will miss the Florida trip, marked by two away games against the Orlando Magic & Miami Heat. Lopez injured the foot during last night’s game against the Boston Celtics. He […]

Players, coach react to Nets-Celtics fight

As you may have heard, the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets got in a bit of a tiff today, after a foul by Kris Humphries led to a multi-player scuffle that ended in the second row with Kris Humphries on his back, Rondo’s jersey off his back, and three ejections (those two and Gerald Wallace, […]

Jason Kidd out tonight with back spasms

The New York Knicks announced that starting guard and ex-Nets point guard Jason Kidd, fighting back spasms, will not play in tonight’s game. Kidd did not “make the trip,” according to the team. The Knicks played the Pistons at home in Manhattan last night. The Knicks will start Kurt Thomas in his place, moving Carmelo […]

Joe Johnson: We’re better than the Knicks

Joe Johnson Brooklyn Nets

Tomorrow night is the big night. Other than D.J. Khaled’s 37th birthday (true!), November 26th marks the first matchup between the New York/Manhattan Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets. Despite how often the two teams like to pretend there’s no rivalry, and despite how often some fans like to pretend that there’s no “true” rivalry between […]