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Celtics spirited comeback attempt falls short, lose to Brooklyn 111-101

Two nights after throttling the Nets by 25 points on Friday night in Boston, the Celtics ran into a livelier version of Brooklyn on their floor in a 111-101 loss. The C's now fall to 7-6 while their opponent, who they're so closely tied to through their 2016 draft pick, jumped to 3-11. Brook Lopez poured in 23 points and and 10 rebounds, while a 13 point barrage in the fourth quarter...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez might be the most optimistic person in human history

Lopez is being about as positive as one possibly can. Gary A. Vasquez USA TODAY SportsBrook Lopez might be the best player on his team, but his team is currently just 1-9. Even if the Nets have been more competitive over their past three games, they still lost two of them, blowing a 17-point lead at Golden State in one of those contests and dropping at Sacramento in the other.Still...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brook Lopez is practicing again, Nets fans rejoice

Lopez is easily the Nets best player, and fans should rejoice that he's back. Kim Klement USA TODAY SportsBrook Lopez is back! This is huge! Everyone celebrate! He has a foot, and it works!From Devin Kharpertian of The Brooklyn Game:Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez participated in the non-contact portion of Nets practice Tuesday afternoon after suffering multiple injuries. Lopez...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez (foot) isn't as injured as everyone thought

Lopez has been dealing with foot issues for years. Ed Szczepanski USA TODAY SportsWhen Brook Lopez left Saturday's eventual loss to the Bucks early, every Nets fan in existence held his breath. There was no way that in the midst of an 0-7 start, Lopez, Brooklyn's best player, could miss significant time with another injury to his right foot.Then, those fans exhaled and realized something...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez Avoids Serious Injury In Surgically-Repaired Foot

Brook Lopez has avoided another injury to his foot. Lopez has had three surgeries on his right foot and he had to leave Saturday's game with soreness. X-rays on his foot were negative and no further tests are scheduled. The Brooklyn Nets expect Lopez to be in their lineup on Wednesday against the Houston Rockets.
Via RealGM
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brook Lopez escapes serious foot injury, not expected to miss time

At 0-7 on the year, not in possession of their 2016 first-round draft pick, and with a roster full of bloated contracts, deficient veterans, and raw, low-upside youngsters, good news is hard to come by these days for the Nets. So the Brooklyn faithful will take it wherever they can get it. After exiting the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez stayed with the Nets because he loves New York City

Lopez has become a true New Yorker. Ed Szczepanski USA TODAY SportsBrook Lopez is pretty easily the Nets' best player, which means Brooklyn was pretty darn lucky this summer when it didn't have to face losing its strongest performer to free agency. Lopez, who certainly had options on his table, ended up re-signing with the Nets, a three-year, $60 million commitment. Lopez would...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez: I’m ‘Robin Lopez Kryptonite’, Brother ‘Loses Better Than I Do’

Brook Lopez is staying in New York, having signed a three-year, $60-million contract with the Brooklyn Nets. By the sound of it, he’s thrilled to have his twin brother coming, too — not to hang out with, but to kick around. Robin Lopez also is becoming a New Yorker, as the 7-footer reportedly agreed to a four-year, $54 million deal with the Knicks as a free agent. Brook joined...
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nets and Brook Lopez Finalizing Three-Year, $60 Million Contract

The Brooklyn Nets aren’t wasting any time throwing some of that green stuff around. Shortly after free agency opened early Wednesday morning, it became apparent that the Nets and center Brook Lopez were looking to get a deal done in relatively short order. Now comes this report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports indicating that the two sides are finalizing the terms of a...
Via Sportsnaut
July 01, 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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