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Brook and Robin Lopez played the most boring game of HORSE ever

Maxim had Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez and NY Knicks center Robin Lopez play a game of H-O-R-S-E. Meh. Until you realize that's two 7 foot dudes taking 3 pointers. Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets release statement on the passing of Darryl Dawkins

The basketball world was shook Thursday with the announcement of the passing of Darryl Dawkins, the first man to go straight from high school to the NBA. Dawkins played most of his 14 pro seasons with the 76ers, but did spend five years with the Nets, whose ownership and management released an official statement shortly after reports of his passing: Dawkins was one of the league...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How a Spurs assistant went all-out for LaMarcus Aldridge

    Most of the reasons LaMarcus Aldridge signed with the San Antonio Spurs are obvious — the best coach in the NBA, a tradition of winning, a chance to contend for a championship immediately while play alongside at least one future Hall of Famer. But had it not been for an assistant coach on Gregg Popovich’s staff, Aldridge may have made a different decision. Ime Udoka...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Markel Brown is hanging out with WWE superstars

Markel Brown proved to be a ball of energy during his rookie season with the Nets. Now, he's taking that fire into the ring...kind of. Brown spent some time this week chilling with WWE superstars at Barclays Center. That's a pretty cool way for a going-on-second-year player to spend his time. Here are some of the pictures: Brown started the final 29 games of the year for the Nets...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Jarrett Jack actually take on a starting point guard role?

Here's a sad truth in Brooklyn: the Nets might have the worst point-guard roster in the NBA.  With Jarrett Jack, Donald Sloan, Shane Larkin and Ryan Boatright all on the team, Brooklyn has quantity, but the quality certainly isn't there. Sloan has consistently been a third point guard in his career, except for during moments last season. Larkin has never proven himself in the league...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie kudos for Johnson, Hollis-Jefferson, Booker

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson can defend, when he's not making you smile. Devin Booker can stroke the jumper. Stanley Johnson can just about do it all. Welcome to the conclusions of nba.com's annual rookie survey. The 10-question survey was conducted during the annual Panini Rookie Photo Shoot at the Knicks' practice facility in Tarrytown, N.Y., earlier this month, which was attended by...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Miller and Sloan Signing Grades

(Source: Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Quincy Miller Contract- One Season, Minimum Contract Miller has had an odd four years. He was the number five recruit in the country, was an elite talent, tore his ACL in his one college season, made a mistake by going to the NBA, was drafted in the second round and just hasn’t gotten...
Via HoopStuff
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason Review: Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets are now two seasons removed from going all-in and attempting to win a title when they traded three first round picks and the rights to swap picks to Boston for one season of Paul Pierce, a season a half of Kevin Garnett and a partial season of Jason Terry. This is after trading future picks and swaps to the Atlanta Hawks for Joe Johnson only a year earlier. This...
Via RealGM - NBA
17 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets: Who Has a Better Chance of Reaching the Playoffs?

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets heads for the net as Lance Thomas #42 of the New York Knicks defends at the Barclays Center on February 6, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets will be competing for a playoff berth next season, after both teams saw major changes this offseason. The Knicks...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Who Should Be Their Starting Five?

(April 28, 2015 – Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… *The following is an analysis of what I believe should be the Nets starting 5, not a prediction of what it will be. PG- Jarrett Jack After Deron Williams’ departure, Jarrett Jack has locked up the starting role for the Brooklyn Nets and there’s little argument...
Via HoopStuff
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins Expresses his Excitement Over the Brooklyn Nets 2015 Roster

Head coach Lionel Hollins of the Brooklyn Nets is interviewed at the post game press conference after Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Atlanta Hawks during the 2015 NBA Playoffs. (Mandatory Credit:ESPN/ Getty Images) After an Interview with Mike Mazzeo, Lionel Hollins made it clear that he is excited to have Jarrett Jack as his new starting point guard...
Via The Sports Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Find Themselves in NBA No-Man’s Land

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets reacts as he walks to the bench past referee Monty McCutchen during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA Playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on April 29, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) When the Brooklyn Nets moved across the Hudson in 2012-13, they wanted to have...
Via The Sports Journal
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Brooklyn Nets a Playoff Team in 2016?

After the fallout of the Deron Williams buyout and the free agency moves the team made this Summer, the Brooklyn Nets look like a very different team.  Gone is the former franchise player and focal point of the team, and now begins a youth movement that the team is genuinely excited about.  The team locked up cornerstones Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young to long-term contracts and...
Via isportsweb.com
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nets teammate asked media to take it easy on fragile Deron Williams

Deron Williams’ time with the Brooklyn Nets has come to an end, but the stories about how negatively things went with him are still trickling out. Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News reports that Williams had such a fragile psyche in his final season with the team that a teammate asked a media...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The fallout of the Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams buyout

Deron Williams’ time in a Brooklyn Nets uniform is officially over after the Friday buyout of the former franchise player. It didn’t take long for Williams to move on as he quickly signed a deal to join the Dallas Mavericks as they continue to regroup after the DeAndre Jordan fiasco. The Nets meanwhile have moved in a new direction and here are a few short and long term ramifications...
Via isportsweb.com
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Deron Williams was restrained from going after coach

The same day a report emerged that Deron Williams wants out of Brooklyn, we’re learning that he had a major conflict with Nets coach Lionel Hollins. According to the New York Daily News’ Stefan Bondy, Williams had to be restrained from going after Hollins around the All-Star break: Around AS break, sources say Deron Williams...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 10, 2015  |  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...
Via NESN.com
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs and Nets reportedly discussing Joe Johnson trade

The wheel o’ rumors keeps on spinning, spinning, spinning, and the latest stop has the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets talking about a trade built around seven-time All-Star shooting guard Joe Johnson, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The Cavs would send the Nets Brendan Haywood and his $10.5 million nonguaranteed contract, which Brooklyn could immediately waive and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs considering trading for Joe Johnson

The Cleveland Cavaliers are apparently ready to cater to LeBron James in an attempt to build a better team than the one that found itself two games from winning the NBA title this past season. With James still waiting for the team to work out a new deal with Tristan Thompson and add another veteran or two before engaging in contract discussions, the Cavaliers seem to be interested...
Via Sportsnaut
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Linda Cohn trashes the Nets on a hot mic

Much of the focus this NBA offseason has been on the Knicks and Lakers hilariously striking out on every free agent they’re pursuing, but what about the Brooklyn Nets not doing anything? That was the question Linda Cohn had on SportsCenter when she was caught with a hot mic, and well…she has a point! Let’s be honest here – the hockey-loving Cohn is probably just irritated...
Via Awful Announcing
July 03, 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

Report: Nets believe they can trade Deron Williams

It just remains to be seen whether that market includes much more than a pair of old jockstraps and some other dirty laundry. Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN New York reported on Monday that the Brooklyn Nets believe there is a trade market for point guard Deron Williams, who has been an underwhelming presence for the team since being acquired from the Utah Jazz in February of 2011. ...
Via Sportsnaut
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Cliff Alexander to play for Nets in summer league

Just a year ago, Cliff Alexander was a Kansas-bound five-star recruit, and one of the five best players in the loaded 2014 recruiting class. After a brief, rocky Kansas career, Alexander was not selected in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. Now, he must try to latch on with a team and show out this summer if he wants to make a roster for the fall, which is no easy task. Alexander’s...
Via College Spun
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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