Joe Johnson OUT: Nets vs. Hornets, 7:30 P.M. EST: TBG Open Thread

Grade the Game At Any Time! Tonight: The 22-42 New Orleans Hornets, complete with Brook Lopez’s twin brother Robin, come to Barclays Center for the first and only time this season to face the 37-27 Brooklyn Nets. The Nets are playing their fourth game in five nights, most recently an embarrassing loss to the freefalling […]

The Hornets Brief: Louisiana Expertise

Crucial. (AP)

+10 if you get my stupid pun in the title. The 22-42 New Orleans Hornets — soon to be the New Orleans Pelicans — are in Brooklyn tonight, taking on the 37-27 Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center at 7:30 P.M. The Hornets are best known for having Anthony Davis, and the Nets beat them in […]

Nets vs. Hornets: The BK Game Streak

After losing to the hapless Philadelphia 76ers in embarrassing fashion, ensuring everyone that yes, this an up-and-down, wildly unpredictable inaugural season in Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Nets come home to Barclays Center to host the even worse 22-42 New Orleans Hornets. You know what that means: it’s “The BK Game Streak,” where you can build a […]

Brook Lopez stars across the court in Nets victory (VIDEO)

Brook Lopez stars across the court in Nets victory (VIDEO)

Brook Lopez is known primarily as a scorer; his ability to pile up points in both boring and innovative ways is inarguably his strongest trait as a basketball player. Against twin brother Robin Lopez, Brook didn’t have any trouble doing what he does best, but also contributed across the board. Lopez passed out of double-teams […]

“not a great 2nd half but good W on the road without JJ #Nets”: Close Call in Tweets & Pix

Warm-Ups I wouldn’t mind if Joe Johnson sits tonight. Let him get more days to rest before coming back #Nets — Johny Salas (@MR_West984) February 26, 2013 His biggest fanRT @brooklynnets: . @drayblatche signs for #Nets fans here in New Orleans. #BKNatNOH twitter.com/BrooklynNets/s… — Julia Maria(@juliemarie03) February 26, 2013 Robin Lopez for $4.9 million or […]

Nets vs. Hornets: Three Things to Watch, Brook Lopez Edition

These guys. (AP)

The 33-24 Brooklyn Nets take on the 20-37 New Orleans Hornets tonight in New Orleans for the first time this season, making the Hornets the second-last team to take on the Nets all season. (The Mavericks face them twice in March). This should be a fun game to watch, even though the Hornets aren’t very […]