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The problem with Brook Lopez in the post

People think of Brook Lopez as a post-up player since he's a skilled offensive center, but that wasn't necessarily the case this past season.In reality, Lopez is most effective scoring out of the pick-and-roll, using a bevy of floaters, hook shots and touch flicks to rack up 20-plus points on the regular. Now, Devin Kharpertian explains over at The Brooklyn Game exactly why Lopez...
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Why the Brooklyn Nets should pursue Robin Lopez

Robin Lopez As a result of the Joe Johnson trade in 2012, the Brooklyn Nets will not have a pick in this year’s draft until late in the first round. Because of this, and considering that this year’s draft class is not as deep as previous year’s, the Nets will need to look toward free agency in order to address any roster needs. Nonetheless, unlike the draft, this year’s...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez receives an All-NBA vote

The NBA has released its All-NBA lineups, and there are no Nets on the list. But that doesn't mean none were given consideration.Brook Lopez's strong push near the end of the year was enough for him to garner one Third-Team vote, as pointed out by Benny Nadeau at The Brooklyn Game:The vote came from ESPN's Israel Guttierez. (H/t to The Brooklyn Game for the find.)Photo Credit:...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Brooklyn Nets can improve for next season

Brook Lopez Unlike the New York Knicks, the Brooklyn Nets are not in a favorable position heading into the summer of 2015. First, the three players that they signed away from the Boston Celtics almost two years ago (Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Jason Terry) all have departed. Second, their two superstars’ (Deron Williams and Joe Johnson) statistical outputs are on a steady...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brook Lopez could join Bucks

Jason Kidd didn't leave the Brooklyn Nets with a lot of bridges intact. The Current Milwaukee Bucks head coach had a famously sudden, dramatic exit from his post with New York's second team. It was an episode that opened a can of NBA insider rumor worms.But while Kidd may have caused fires within management offices, the roster he left behind seems not to feel so aggrieved by his...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets face uncertainty in the offseason

Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King said the Nets are going to “explore all options” heading into the offseason. While nothing is being left out, the key to the offseason for the Nets will be the contract decisions of big man Brook Lopez and recently acquired Thaddeus Young. Both can decide to opt out and test free agency this summer, although both have expressed how much they have enjoyed...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Finding their groove

Brook Lopez and Deron Williams have their Brooklyn Nets team on a roll Another week in the books and another rise in the standings for the Brooklyn Nets. Now sitting at 7th in the Eastern Conference, the Nets could possibly rise even higher as they are just two games behind the struggling Milwaukee Bucks in the standings. The Nets are now 8-2 in their last 10 games and 10-2 in...
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez has no brotherly love for Brook Lopez

Hey that’s no way to show your brother any love? The brothers Lopez faced off against one another as the Nets hosted the Blazers and in one play, Robin found himself guarding Brook. The result, Robin packing his brother’s shot attempt. The post Robin Lopez has no brotherly love for Brook Lopez appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez throws epic shade at twin Brook for winning Player of the Week

Brook Lopez on Monday received his second straight Eastern Conference Player of the Week award, which is a pretty nice honor. Unfortunately he had his smart aleck twin brother around to bring him down a couple of pegs. Robin, whose Phoenix Suns were in Brooklyn for a clash against Brook’s Nets later that evening, threw...Read More
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez to play Wookiee in new 'Star Wars' movie?

  Brook Lopez: Stanford alum, NBA All-Star, “Star Wars” Wookiee?   The first two facts about the Brooklyn Nets center are true, but according to Lopez, that third item could come to fruition as well. Apparently the 26-year-old is a big science fiction fan, and after a recent Nets practice, he told reporters he’s hoping to score a role as one of the hairy bipeds...
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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