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ZACH LOWE RUMORS & GOSSIP

R.I.P BrooklyKnight... Now What?

Late on July 9, Grantland’s Zach Lowe, noted mascot aficionado, broke some news that made a bunch of Nets fans happy: the BrooklyKnight, the Marvel-created mascot who was most known for looking like a Power Ranger, scaring children, and missing dunks, would not be returning for the 2014-15 season.Actual news: Nets have informed their mascot he will not return next season, may place...
Via Nets Take Over
9 days ago  |  Discuss

David Blatt didn’t know LeBron was coming until it was official

Zach Lowe has a really great interview with David Blatt over at Grantland. It’s well worth your time to read the whole thing, but I was pretty surprised to hear just how little Blatt knew about the LeBron James situation before it became official in Lee Jenkins’ post at SI’s website. For one thing, Blatt tells Lowe that they didn’t even use LeBron’s name when discussing...
Via Waiting For Next Year
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets have killed off their ridiculous mascot

The Brooklyn Nets committed something of a mercy killing on Wednesday when the team announced that its much-maligned, completely ridiculous and absurdly cheesy mascot, BrooklyKnight, will not be returning next season. Grantland’s Zach Lowe was the first to break the sobering — but welcome — news on Twitter. Actual news: Nets have informed their mascot […] The post The BrooklyKnight...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Q. So, how much do you think the Brooklyn Nets lost last season?

A. Zach Lowe of Grantland estimates that the Nets lost $144 million in basketball operations last season.The basketball side of the Nets’ business is projected to have lost $144 million over the 2013-14 season, according to a confidential memo the league sent to all 30 teams in early June. (Grantland has reviewed and verified the memo with a half-dozen sources.) If that strikes...
Via Bob's Blitz
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Blowing Money Fast: The Brooklyn Nets blew $144 million last season

  Grantland’s NBA writer Zach Lowe recently published an exclusive article about the brazen power play Jason Kidd used to acquire more money from the Brooklyn Nets, which ultimately landed him with the Milwaukee Bucks.  While that situation is still one of the most bizarre to occur on the coach’s level, it’s what Lowe disclosed about the economics of many NBA teams, especially...
Via All Sports Everything
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Celtics don’t have much interest in Lance Stephenson

Grantland’s Zach Lowe has a comprehensive breakdown of Lance Stephenson’s game and potential suitors in free agency. It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Stephenson’s potential and moxy. Lowe lists Charlotte, Detroit and Indiana as the best possibilities to sign Stephenson. The Nuggets and Pelicans are also in the mix. It’s believed he’ll get offers approaching $10 million...
Via Red's Army
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierre The Pelican Is Getting A Makeover To Become Less Scary

Grantland’s Zach Lowe is reporting that the New Orleans Pelicans have finally admitted to designing the world’s scariest mascot, and thus will be giving Pierre the Pelican a makeover to turn him into something far less scary. The new Pierre will hopefully be ready in time for All-Star Weekend in the Big Easy, which, for small children attending games, can’t come soon enough...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans Redesigning Mascot To Make Him Look Less Scary

According to Zach Lowe of Grantland.com, the New Orleans Pelicans are redesigning mascot Pierre The Pelican’s head to make less scary. Pierre has become a hit among internet memes because of his terrifying face, get ready for a laugh and take a look at some of our favorites below. Real mascot news: Hearing Pellies are re-designing Pierre’s head to make him “less scary,” hopefully...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Pelicans Are Redesigning Their Mascot, Pierre The Pelican, To Make Him Look Less Terrifying

The day before this past Halloween, the New Orleans Pelicans introduced their new mascot, Pierre, and he may have been the most terrifying mascot ever seen: Introducing your new mascot Pierre the Pelican! pic.twitter.com/CieVTs3sMt — New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) October 31, 2013 Pretty much the whole world asked itself “Who could possibly have signed off on that thing...
Via College Spun
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Zach Lowe Leaving SI For Grantland

Zach Lowe of Sports Illustrated will join Grantland on October 1st.
Via RealGM
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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