BROOK LOPEZ NEWS

Nets hand Nuggets their seventh straight home loss

  Brook Lopez led seven Nets players in double figures with 19 points, and Brooklyn won its second consecutive road game by beating the Denver Nuggets 110-82 on Monday night. Deron Williams added 16 points and 12 assists, and Thaddeus Young scored 15 in another solid outing for the Nets since his acquisition last week from Minnesota in a trade for Kevin Garnett. Brooklyn, coming...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lopez scores 19 points, Nets beat Nuggets 110-82

DENVER (AP) Brook Lopez led seven Nets players in double figures with 19 points, and Brooklyn won its second consecutive road game by beating the Denver Nuggets 110-82 on Monday night. Deron Williams added 16 points and 12 assists, and Thaddeus Young scored 15 in another solid outing for the Nets since his acquisition last week from Minnesota in a trade for Kevin Garnett. Brooklyn...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Handle Nuggets With Ease

So far, so good. The Nets are 2-0 since the All-Star break. This is back-to-back road wins for Brooklyn after defeating the Lakers in Los Angeles Friday night. This was easily one of the most complete performances I've seen from the Nets this season. A very balanced effort.Rookie Markel Brown got his first career start in the NBA and he didn't disappoint. The young athletic guard...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets hold off Lakers' late rally for win

  Joe Johnson scored 23 points and Brook Lopez added 22 off the bench, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 114-105 victory over the skidding Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night. Deron Williams had 15 assists and 12 points in his first start since Dec. 19, helping the Nets end a three-game slide midway through their eight-game road trip. It was the first game back for both teams following...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons get Reggie Jackson from Thunder for DJ Augustin and Kyle Singler

After an apparent deal with the Nets’ Brook Lopez fell apart, Stan Van Gundy swooped in to acquire Oklahoma City’s Reggie Jackson for guard DJ Augustin and forward Kyle Singler. Oklahoma City has traded Reggie Jackson to Detroit, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 19, 2015 Just woke up from my nap a #Piston #DETROITBASKETBALL...
Via The Majors Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets, Thunder Close To Brook Lopez For Reggie Jackson Trade

The Brooklyn Nets are close to trading Brook Lopez to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a package for Reggie Jackson. The Nets, however, need to believe they will be able to convince Jackson to re-sign in the offseason. Jackson will be a restricted free agent. Jackson turned down a four-year, $48 million extension with the Thunder. The Thunder have had interest in Lopez dating back to...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder, Nets discussing blockbuster deal involving Lopez

The Oklahoma City Thunder haven't given up hope on landing center Brook Lopez. The Thunder are in serious negotiations with the Brooklyn Nets involving Lopez for a package that would include Thunder guard Reggie Jackson, Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported hours before Thursday's NBA trade deadline. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers might...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Woj: Nets, Thunder in Serious Talks for Lopez, Jackson Swap

The trade deadline is today, and it looks as if Billy King may make at least one move. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports that the Nets and Thunder are in "serious talks" for a swap of Brook Lopez and a package surrounding Reggie Jackson.Brooklyn, OKC are in serious talks on Brook Lopez deal for package including Reggie Jackson, league sources tell Yahoo. Story soon on site...
Via Nets Take Over
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets and Thunder Discussing Brook Lopez for Reggie Jackson Deal

The Brooklyn Nets and Oklahoma Thunder are in serious discussions that will send Brook Lopez to OKC and Reggie Jackson to the Nets. Brooklyn, OKC are in serious talks on Brook Lopez deal for package including Reggie Jackson, league sources tell Yahoo. Story soon on site. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 19, 2015
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: Nets, Thunder picking up Lopez, Jackson talks

The Oklahoma City Thunder want to acquire a legitimate big man, and they have been targeting Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez all season long. Talks have gone quiet, but they appear to be picking up again with just a few hours left before the NBA’s trading deadline hits. NBA trade rumors come out all the time with just a few hours ahead of the deadline, but it doesn’t mean...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Interested In Brook Lopez For Reggie Jackson Trade With Thunder

The Brooklyn Nets have interest in trading Brook Lopez to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a package for Reggie Jackson. The Nets, however, need to believe they will be able to convince Jackson to re-sign in the offseason. Jackson will be a restricted free agent. Jackson turned down a four-year, $48 million extension with the Thunder. The Thunder have had interest in Lopez dating back...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Trade Deadline Preview

Now that the flash and spectacle of All-Star break is now squarely in the rearview mirror, it’s suddenly time to get serious about basketball, as the race for playoff positioning will begin in earnest once teams return to action later this week. Of course, with the Western Conference race maybe the most competitive in the history of the league, just about everybody outside of the...
Via Oregon Sports News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

If Raptors GM Ujiri Wants A Star – Nets Brook Lopez?

So Raptors GM Masai Ujiri says his Blackberry is on and there are reports he would like to land a star player, but star players don’t often get traded without extenuating circumstances and the best current example of a team that might do such a deal is the luxury tax burdened Brooklyn Nets. Bring on Brook Lopez, if his feet are still good.
Via Pro Bball Report
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Continue To Shop Brook Lopez

The Brooklyn Nets continue to aggressively shop Brook Lopez in trade talks, according to a source. The Nets were previously close to a deal involving Lopez with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Lopez has a player option for the 15-16 season.
Via RealGM
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Dribbles: Thunder, Nets may be talking Lopez deal

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Brooklyn Nets are said to be working on a deal that would send Nets center Brook Lopez to the Thunder. Lopez is 7-foot-0 and averaging 15.3 points and 6.2 rebounds in his sixth season. Multiple sources said the Nets have been looking to shake up their roster for the majority of the season, and are clearly open to moving key pieces such as Lopez. The...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets capture New York season series with win over Knicks

  Brook Lopez scored 22 points, Jarrett Jack made a clutch 3-pointer with 13.8 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets beat the New York Knicks 92-88 on Friday night. The Nets secured the city series by beating the Knicks for the third time in three meetings this season, clinching the series for the first time since sweeping all four games in 2006-07. Lopez had nine rebounds and Jack...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack, Lopez Carry Nets to Third Straight Win

The Nets have been playing some of their best basketball the last four games, and looked to extend their winning streak to three against the struggling New York Knicks in Brooklyn. After previously blowing out the Toronto Raptors on the road, the Nets cut this one close against a Knicks team that has yet to find an identity as a team. The first quarter was all Brooklyn from...
Via Nets Take Over
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Dribbles: Nets, others angle to make deals before deadline

CLEVELAND -- News, notes and random dribbles from around the NBA: 1. Expect Nets general manager Billy King to take calls all the way up to the trading deadline Feb. 19. It's no secret the Nets would happily unload center Brook Lopez, guard Deron Williams or swingman Joe Johnson -- or all three. 2. King on potential trades: "I've talked to Brook about it, I've talked to Joe, I've...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Nuggets need to roll the dice

You play fantasy football, right? CNBC says that 37 million of us do; and if you’re one of them, you’ve likely been involved in a trade. The thing about trades, especially in fantasy football, is that they’re generally designed to screw your buddy. Rarely is a player swap truly mutually beneficial. As a fantasy owner, you’ve also probably had one of those seasons where you’ve...
Via Mile High Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Plays Hero as Nets Rally in 102-100 Win Over Clippers

In their first matchup of the season, the Clippers embarrassed the Nets at the Staples Center in a 39 point blowout. So round two came to the Barclays Center, and it was a totally different story. It went down to the wire, and the Nets were able to pull out the win in Brooklyn. Both teams got off to a slow start in the first quarter, but it didn't last long as the quarter ended...
Via Nets Take Over
27 days ago  |  Discuss

It's time to fall out of love with 'The Big Three' structure

Does the structuring of a "Big 3" in the NBA actually work? it's time to find out. The post It’s Time To Fall Out Of Love With ‘The Big 3′ Structure In The NBA appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets reject Nuggets offer for Lopez

The Denver Nuggets have been making a major push to acquire Brook Lopez from the Brooklyn Nets. However, the Nets continue to reject the Nuggets' offers, even after they sweetened the deal with a first-round pick.   (Read more at ESPN.com)
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Include First Round Pick In Offer To Nets For Brook Lopez

The Denver Nuggets included a first round pick in their trade offer to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez. The Nuggets were also offering J.J. Hickson and JaVale McGee in their trade package for Lopez. Denver recently acquired two first round picks from the Cleveland Cavaliers for Timofey Mozgov. The Nets have elected to decline and keep Lopez for now.
Via RealGM
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Refusing Nuggets' Offer Of J.J. Hickson, JaVale McGee For Brook Lopez

The Denver Nuggets are pushing an offer of J.J. Hickson and JaVale McGee for Brook Lopez. The Brooklyn Nets have been firm in their refusal to take the offer.
Via RealGM
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Fall to Raptors 127-122 in Overtime

The Nets have had their struggles with teams with a record of .500 or better, and that would not change tonight with the Toronto Raptors coming to the Barclays Center to hand the Nets their 28th loss of the season, sending the struggling Brooklyn squad to 10 games under .500.Led by Greivis Vasquez, Toronto got the game started with a quick 12-0 run in the first three and a half minutes...
Via Nets Take Over
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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