The Brooklyn Nets are stuck. They don't have the cap room or the young assets to make significant changes to the team that was merely mediocre this year. Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Gerald Wallace, and Brook Lopez are all signed through 2016, and Lopez is the only one in that group with a palatable contract. Show More Summary
Brook Lopez sits atop the 2013 NBA playoffs’ list of breakout players. Lopez’ performance this postseason, his first, is echoing his best regular season so far—the one that just ended. It’s more than echoing, actually. Lopez is peaking right now, at the right time, putting up numbers that surpass anything he’s done on a professional court before. Show More Summary
The Brooklyn Nets will try to push their series with the Chicago Bulls to a seventh game on Thursday night. The Nets have not won in Chicago through the season and must now win on the road to avoid elimination. If they're going to win...Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Behind a solid performance from Brook Lopez, the Brooklyn Nets avoided elimination in Game 5 by outlasting the Chicago Bulls 110-91 Monday. The Bulls now lead the series 3-2.
Flourishing instead of fading in the fourth quarter, the Brooklyn Nets extended their first season in Brooklyn. They need one more victory to set up the biggest game here yet. Brook Lopez had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Deron Williams added 23 points and 10 assists, and the Nets beat Chicago 110-91 on Monday night, cutting the [...]
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The biggest story of the 2013 NBA Playoffs for the Chicago Bulls isn't about the Brooklyn Nets, or how they can best stop Deron Williams and Brook Lopez. No, the biggest story is the same story that's dominated the headlines in Chicago...Show More Summary
THE FACTS: The Nets' starters played like they were already in postseason form, leading the Nets to a 103-99 victory over the Pistons at Barclays Center. Brook Lopez scored 20 points and snatched nine rebounds. Gerald Wallace, who led the Nets with 26 minutes played, looked reinvigorated and picked up four steals. Show More Summary
The play of center Brook Lopez will be crucial to the Brooklyn Nets’ postseason success. Lopez has been the Nets most consistent player all season. He’s averaging a team-high 19.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and a team-high 2.1 blocks. Statistically, Lopez is having the best season of any center in the Eastern Conference. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Deron Williams had a game-high 29 points and 12 assists, as the Brooklyn Nets earned a road season sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory. Brook Lopez added 21 points, while Joe Johnson chipped in with 20 in the...Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics forward threw down on the 4-inches-taller Brooklyn Nets center.
With the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets competing in a contest that is nearly meaningless in terms of playoff positioning, but between division foes nonetheless, Brandon Bass showed what happens when bitter rivals face off at the Boston Garden. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Behind excellent production from Brook Lopez (29 points, 11 rebounds) and Reggie Evans (17 points, 24 rebounds), the Nets blew out the 76ers 104-83 at Barclays Center. The Nets dominated the Sixers in the paint and improved to 29-4 against teams with sub.-.500 winning percentage at the time of the game. Show More Summary
Things got a bit ugly in the NBA on Thursday night. Nazr Mohammad helped the short-handed Bulls shut down Brook Lopez and the Nets in the closing minutes of the early TNT game, the Nuggets pulled off a terrific comeback against the Mavericks...Show More Summary
Chris Paul drove left, crossed up Deron Williams and split Reggie Evans. CP3 elevated in the paint over Brook Lopez as Evans fouled him. While falling to the ground, he double-pumped and sank the circus sho t—and the free throw—to seal the Los Angeles Clippers 101-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets. Show More Summary
Brook Lopez is just like Deron Williams. He enjoys visiting Dallas, too. Lopez scored 38 points and Williams had 31 in his first visit since spurning his hometown team in free agency, leading the Brooklyn Nets past the Mavericks 113-96 on Wednesday night. Williams scored 26 in the second half, repeatedly hitting shots and occasionally assisting on [...]
THE FACTS: Brook Lopez might enjoy playing in Dallas even more than Deron Williams, who grew up in the area. Lopez racked up a season-high 38 points and 11 rebounds and Williams scored 31 points Wednesday as the Brooklyn Nets overpowered the Dallas Mavericks 113-96.
THE FACTS: Point guard Deron Williams had 31 points as the Brooklyn Nets handed the Detroit Pistons their ninth consecutive loss 119-82 at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Monday. Center Brook Lopez contributed 18 points and seven rebounds...Show More Summary
Andray Blatche isn ’t going to win the Sixth Man of the Year Award, but the backup center deserves more credit for what he’s done with the Brooklyn Nets. While Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez have garnered the majority of the media attention, Blatche has continued to provide the Nets with consistent production on a nightly basis. Show More Summary