Nets, Knicks split season series, but which franchise has the brighter future?

New York Knicks' Robin Lopez (8) and Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez (11) fight for position during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

While the Brooklyn Nets may have managed a 2-2 series draw against the New York Knicks in 2015-2016 (capped off by their miserable fourth quarter last night), their cross-river rivals have won 10 more games than them this year. The Nets, following the dismissal of Deron Williams over the summer, were expected to take a step […]

Nets kick off second half against Knicks

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Opponent: New York Knicks Location: Barclays Center Time: 7:30 PM Watch: YES Network, Fox Sports GO app Despite zero games, the Brooklyn Nets organization has had a busy week. The new practice facility was opened, a new general manager was hired, and trade inquiries went nowhere. Now that the All-Star Break, building unveilings, and trading […]

Bill Clinton: The Nets are better this year

Ball Clinton. (AP)

With his better half mired in a presidential campaign, Bill Clinton still finds time for the leisurely things. This past Monday, Clinton took in the Nets-Bucks game at Barclays Center, sitting center-court courtside. Clinton attended the game with Bucks owner Marc Lasry. YES Network had a chance to catch up with Clinton during the game. […]

Reunited in New York, the Lopez Twins have a reputation to uphold

Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez (11) reacts after turning the ball over during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in New York. The Hornets won the game 115-91. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

If you thought Brook Lopez was odd, what with his comic books, superhero obsessions, and Harry Potter t-shirts, just wait until you add his twin brother, Robin Lopez, regularly back into the mix. In a New York Times profile by Scott Cacciola, he recounts many incredible anecdotes, both new and old, about Brook and Robin’s journey from Stanford […]

Around the ‘Nets: Thaddeus Young finds stability after heartwrenching loss

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Here’s the latest Nets news and notes from around the ‘nets: A former teammate of Brook & Robin Lopez at Stanford shares some hilarious stories about the duo. Everyone got a superhero nickname, and the two once skipped out on practice to go to Disneyland. Wonderful story about Thaddeus Young, finding stability in Brooklyn after […]

Who wins when Brook & Robin Lopez play HORSE? You guessed it

It's gotta be the hair. (AP)

You’ve probably heard by now that gargantuan Californian twins Brook and Robin Lopez will both make a home in the New York area these days, after Brook re-upped with the Nets for three years and Robin inked four seasons with the Knicks. Bringing the two together allows them to break out their competitive sides in […]

Brook Lopez & twin Robin Lopez donate $25,000 to hometown children’s amusement park

Brook & Robin Lopez, taking in a New York Liberty WNBA playoff game earlier this week. (AP)

You might say Brook & Robin Lopez live in their own fantasy world. They’re multi-millioniare gargantuan twins from surfer-boy California who read (sometimes draw!) fantasy/adventure novels and consider a trip to Disneyland a fine excursion. So it shouldn’t surprise you that the twins are helping keep the fun, fantasy, and education alive for the children […]

Sunday Morning Throwback Video: Brook Lopez posterizing his twin brother Robin

Sunday Morning Throwback Video: Brook Lopez posterizing his twin brother Robin

With the NBA offseason in full swing, things have slowed down a bit for the Nets. There’s still pockets of news here and there — for example, Cliff Alexander, who signed on with the Nets in Summer League, has joined the Portland Trail Blazers. I’m sure we’ll see updates on the practice facility, as well […]

The Lopez twins together in NYC is going to be amazing

Brook & Robin Lopez (AP)

With all the uncertainty and weirdness around the Nets right now — Deron Williams might go to Dallas! Joe Johnson could be on the way out! The Nets have no idea if they’re a playoff team even in the East! — there’s one thing that’s certain: the interplay between the two weirdest seven-foot NBA twins […]

TRADE: Nets Acquire Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Steve Blake for Mason Plumlee

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (AP)

Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee has been traded to the Portland Trail Blazers for 23rd overall pick Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and backup point guard Steve Blake. 41st overall pick Pat Connaughton will also go to the Trail Blazers in the deal. Mason Plumlee participated in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest last during Brooklyn’s portion of the […]