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Why the Brooklyn Nets Would Be Smart to Trade Brook Lopez This Offseason

No matter how well Brook Lopez's foot heels, the Brooklyn Nets center can't outrun the reality that he is a poor fit for his own team. Lopez's 2013-14 season soured last December when he went down for the year with a fractured fifth metatarsal in his right foot. Show More Summary

Nets Insider: Lopez may learn to play small

Brook Lopez may have been a forgotten man for much of the season. But when Lopez, who had season-ending foot surgery in January and ankle surgery in March, resumes basketball activities, he, along with his teammates, will be confronted with an enormous issue: How to fit Lopez in with the new small-ball approach the team adopted after Lopez went down in December.

Biggest Needs for Brooklyn Nets During 2014 Offseason

From the moment Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett joined a loaded Brooklyn Nets core that boasted Brook Lopez, Deron Williams and Joe Johnson, expectations surrounding Jason Kidd's veteran-laden squad skyrocketed to unthinkable levels. Now...Show More Summary

Brooklyn Nets Desperately Missing Brook Lopez vs. Miami Heat

Following a 94-82 loss against the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Brooklyn Nets—despite a wealth of postseason experience—are knocking on the door of playoff elimination down 0-2. The Nets aren’t necessarily dead yet, considering that Miami merely succeeded in holding home court after a long layoff. Show More Summary

Paul Pierce at the Center of Brooklyn's Identity Reformation

The Brooklyn Nets entered 2013-2014 with a group of established entities set to fall into a fixed structure: seven-time All-Star Joe Johnson; Deron Williams, the ball-handling sophist; Brook Lopez, the man who would turn garbage into...Show More Summary

Video: Raptors GM Says "F Brooklyn" Before Nets Playoff Matchup

The sun has set on a disastrous Knicks season, but things have been steadily improving for the Brooklyn Nets in 2014. Despite a terrible start to the season and losing star Brook Lopez, the team finished the year 44-38, in second place in the Eastern Conference with a first round matchup against division leaders the Toronto Raptors. Show More Summary

Why Brooklyn Nets Are Emerging as Legitimate 2014 Playoff Threat

Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez weren't around for Friday night's game, but the Brooklyn Nets' 105-96 victory over the Houston Rockets made a statement all the same. A statement that's been in the making ever since the turn of the year,...Show More Summary

Jason Kidd Cites Brook Lopez's Injury as Catalyst for Nets' Season Turnaround

The Brooklyn Nets are rolling. They equaled a franchise mark for wins in March thanks to a 12-4 record over the last month. Their 31-12 record in 2014 is tops in the Eastern Conference. Much of the credit for this amazing turnaround has gone to head coach Jason Kidd, who won the NBA's Coach of the Month award for March. Show More Summary

Is Brook Lopez the Biggest Trade Asset on Brooklyn Nets Roster?

When you spend a record $190 million in payroll and luxury-tax commitments, chances are you've exhausted most of your assets. That's the case for the Brooklyn Nets, as they can't trade a first-round pick until 2020. Because this is such...Show More Summary

Nets GM says Lopez had ankle 'cleaned out'

Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King said before Friday night's game against Boston that Brook Lopez had surgery earlier this month that "cleaned out" his left ankle.

Who Is the Most Underrated Player on the Brooklyn Nets This Season?

Last season, the Brooklyn Nets were soft from the inside out. While Brook Lopez is one of the best offensive big men in the NBA, he doesn ’t play with the tenacity that guys like Joakim Noah or Roy Hibbert display every night. So when...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets Reportedly Discussing Jordan Hill Trade

The Brooklyn Nets, strapped with a disabled player exception in the wake of Brook Lopez's season-ending injury, appear determined to sure up the frontcourt. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the team has been in conversation...Show More Summary

Why Brook Lopez Trade Could Save Brooklyn Nets Long Term

Following a tumultuous start to the season, the Brooklyn Nets—winners of seven of their last 10—seem to have finally solidified their hold on an Eastern Conference playoff spot. Along the way, the Nets have leveraged a unique rotational...Show More Summary

Can Brooklyn Nets Consider Brook Lopez a Building Block Anymore?

Brook Lopez is an elite post scorer, but his impact over the long-haul is questionable due to his chronic foot problems. He's had three surgeries on his right foot, and has broken it twice since entering the NBA. According to Brian Windhorst of, in regards to the surgery Lopez underwent on Jan. Show More Summary

Nets surging despite missing Brook Lopez, Deron Williams

Kevin Garnett is at center, Paul Pierce is at power forward and the Nets keep winning. The Brooklyn Nets are not on any five-game win streak. Since the calendar turned to 2014, they haven't lost a game, beating the Thunder, Cavs, Hawks,...Show More Summary

Deron Williams out with a sprained ankle

The most consistent thing about the 13-21 Brooklyn Nets this season has been injuries. They are without star center Brook Lopez for the rest of the season, but otherwise maintain hope that the rest of their roster will someday all play together at full health. But that dream will have to wait just a bit [...]

Brook Lopez health update: Lopez had foot surgery today, out for rest of season

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez underwent successful surgery this morning, January 4, to repair the fractured fifth metatarsal of his right foot, Nets’ General Manager Billy King announced. The procedure was performed by Dr. James Nunley, Duke University Medical Center’s Department Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nets’ foot and ankle specialist Dr. Martin O’Malley and [...]

Lakers Reportedly Expressed Interest in Brook Lopez Trade Before Foot Injury

It's apparently Brook Lopez's turn to draw interest from the Los Angeles Lakers. According to's Marc Stein, the Lakers contacted the Brooklyn Nets about a potential Pau Gasol-for-Lopez swap before the latter suffered a season-ending...Show More Summary

NBA Trends: 'Significant' Injuries Aren't Up, but Work to Do on Prevention

First, it was Steve Nash, Derrick Rose, Marc Gasol and Kobe Bryant. Then, it was Brook Lopez earlier this week. And on Friday, there were two more big names in the NBA who sustained long-term injuries, Russell Westbrook and Al Horford. But...Show More Summary

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