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Brook Lopez and Reggie Evans will miss Brooklyn's game against Oklahoma City on Tuesday night, leaving the Nets without their leading scorer and top rebounder.
Lopez will miss a third straight game with a sprained right foot. The Nets have said the injury to their starting center is unrelated to the broken foot that helped limit him to just five games last season.
Lopez, who was hurt last Wednesday in Boston, is averaging 18.5 points.
Evans, a reserve forward averaging 8.4 rebounds, has the flu.
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Brook Lopez underwent an MRI on his foot as expected. The results came back negative which was a relief for the Brooklyn Nets, but he will still be listed as day to day. The injury occurred last Wednesday, and Lopez has missed the last two games. According to Mike Mazzeo of ESPN New York, Lopez is expected to miss Tuesday night's game. The sprained foot is not expected...
On paper, it all looks so easy.
First, you start with one of the league's elite point guards, then trade for an All-Star shooting guard to round out the backcourt and sign an athletic former All-Star at small forward to divert some attention away from your two most dangerous weapons.
After that, you nurse your offensively-inclined 7-footer in the middle back to health, add...
Deron Williams and Avery Johnson are sitting on an 11-6 record this year.credit: sbnation.com
There was a lot of hype surrounding the new-look Brooklyn Nets coming into this season. So far, so good, as they stand at 11-6, and look to be one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference.
A big part of this started when Deron Williams decided to stay with the Nets, even though he has...
The above video is from Gerald Wallace's warning flop. There have been two players fined for flopping so far this season. Lucky for the 29 other teams in the league, the Nets have both of those players (Reggie Evans and Gerald Wallace). So Gerald will have to fork over $5,000 for his 2nd offense in this short season. Unfortunately, NBA doesn't allow you to embed videos...
GQ Magazine caught up with the Nets part-owner, Jay-Z to chat it up about the 5 best things the Brooklyn Nets have to offer.
The jerseys: “All-black everything! And the lettering—the typography reminds you of the oldsubway. It’s classic.”
The court: “It’s herringbone, which is crazy. In fact, the NBA fought me on it. They said if it gets shot on TV, the lines will...
Brooklyn Nets guard Gerald Wallace became the second NBA player fined for flopping Wednesday when he was docked $5,000 by the league. Wallace was fined for trying to draw a foul from LeBron James during a game last Saturday against the Miami Heat. Wallace acted like was severely hit after he was bumped by James' right arm. Wallace previously was warned for flopping on a play...
Gerald Wallace has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for flopping.
Kevin Durant scored 32 points, Russell Westbrook had 25 points and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Brooklyn Nets 117-111 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Serge Ibaka added 18 points and Thabo Sefolosha 14 for the Thunder, who revved up the NBA's No. 1 offense to surpass 100 points in a 10th straight game for the first time in 15 years...
During Tuesday’s thriller between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Brooklyn Nets, OKC big man Serge Ibaka served up two facials on Brooklyn’s Andray Blatche and then on Jerry Stackhouse.
The commentating on the dunks is pretty fantastic too:
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In this edition of The #NBA Is Tweeting, Steve Francis does million-dollar deals on his IPhone, Joe Johnson encourages you to step outside your comfort zone, Kendall Marshall drinks lemonade, and Brandon Jennings looks for a gold Christmas tree. Also, Reggie Evans craves soul food, JJ Redick’s fire alarm goes AWOL, and Damian Lillard doesn’t want your advice. Unless of course...