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NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference first round preview

With the first round of the playoffs starting on Saturday me (JT) and Ron decided to give a quick prediction filled post for each series. (S/O to my dog Will for the ideal) #1 Atlanta Hawks vs #8 Brooklyn Nets – The Brooklyn Nets have been in playoff mode for the last two weeks, but Brook Lopez, Deron Williams and crew won’t be able to save them in this series. The Hawks have...
Via The Front Office News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Why They Will Beat the Nets

(Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) By Tashan Reed: It took a 101-88 win over the Magic in the final game of the season to do it, but the Brooklyn Nets managed to sneak into the playoffs as the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference. The Nets appearance in the playoffs was unexpected to say the least, with their chances being the lowest following a 5 game losing streak to start the...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks clinch playoff spot with win over Nets

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ersan Ilyasova scored 21 points and the Milwaukee Bucks clinched a playoff spot with a 96-73 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. Milwaukee also secured the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference, a year after a franchise-worst 67-loss season. O.J. Mayo added 17 points for the Bucks. Brook Lopez had his 17th double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks rout Nets 96-73 to clinch playoff berth

MILWAUKEE (AP) Ersan Ilyasova scored 21 points and the Milwaukee Bucks clinched a playoff spot with a 96-73 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. Milwaukee also secured the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference, a year after a franchise-worst 67-loss season. O.J. Mayo added 17 points for the Bucks. Brook Lopez had his 17th double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lopez, Bogdanovic lead Nets to victory over Wizards

  Brook Lopez scored 26 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added 22, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the Brooklyn Nets continued their playoff push with a 117-80 blowout of the Washington Wizards on Friday night. The Nets' 37-point margin was their biggest at Barclays Center, where they've won six of their last seven and 10 of 13 overall. Reserve guard Jarrett Jack scored 14...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lopez leads Nets over Wizards, 117-80

NEW YORK (AP) Brook Lopez scored 26 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added 22, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the Brooklyn Nets continued their playoff push with a 117-80 blowout of the Washington Wizards on Friday night. The Nets' 37-point margin was their biggest at Barclays Center, where they've won six of their last seven and 10 of 13 overall. Reserve guard Jarrett Jack...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: What They Must Do To Make the Playoffs

(Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… *Yes, we just had an article asking if they can win in the playoffs, but Troy isn’t as optimistic about their chances. Ladies and gentlemen, the playoffs are near, and the race for seeding and the last couple of spots is hotter than ever. The West is in the precarious position of having 10 teams...
Via HoopStuff
10 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...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Can They Win In The Playoffs?

(Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The Brooklyn Nets’ season has been highlighted by lackluster performances from their overpaid stars, as they have found themselves sitting well below .500 in a tight scramble for the final two spots in the Eastern Conference Playoff Race. Their roster, brimming with talented players, featuring...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  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. http://giant.gfycat.com/HighEvergreenGuernseycow.webm The post Robin Lopez has no brotherly love for Brook Lopez appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  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. http://giant.gfycat.com/HighEvergreenGuernseycow.webm The post Robin Lopez has no brotherly love for Brook Lopez appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Thaddeus Young Trade Praised For Surge Of Nets, Brook Lopez

The Brooklyn Nets have played much better basketball since acquiring Thaddeus Young from the Minnesota Timberwolves at the deadline for Kevin Garnett. Brook Lopez has particularly benefited from the addition of Young. The presence of Young has allowed Lopez to move around the paint and score on a combination of jumpers and floaters. “Yeah, he has picked things up pretty easily...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez Puts Up 32 Points In Brooklyn Win

Finally healthy, Brook Lopez got the best of his twin brother in a 106-96 Brooklyn Nets win. Posting 32 points and 9 rebounds, but his sibling definitely had the better quote after the game. “It’s amazing how far you can go with a crappy center,” Robin said with a straight face, before reconciling why Brook was became the first in Nets history to be awarded consecutive Eastern...
Via Hooped Up
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs talk and trying out the cable-less life, While We’re Waiting

Happy Tuesday WFNY! It’s kind of gloomy day here in Columbus, all dark and rainy with the air stinking from dead worms and the Indians opening day loss. But I don’t want to focus too much on the Tribe. It’s one game out of 162. The Cavaliers lost their opening night game, too. It doesn’t mean anything. Speaking of the Cavaliers, though, there are now five games left in the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez dominates twin brother to power Nets past Blazers

NEW YORK -- Brook Lopez doesn't speak to his twin brother on the court. Hadn't spoken to him at all since a late-night McDonald's run the night before. His play did all the talking Monday. He dominated Robin Lopez and the short-handed Portland frontcourt with 32 points and nine rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Trail Blazers 106-96 in the only game on the NBA schedule. Robin...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez scores 32, Nets beat short-handed Blazers

NEW YORK (AP) Brook Lopez dominated twin brother Robin and the short-handed Portland frontcourt with 32 points and nine rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Trail Blazers 106-96 on Monday night in the only game on the NBA schedule. The Trail Blazers left LaMarcus Aldridge and others home for the makeup of a game postponed by weather on Jan. 26 and couldn't stop Brook Lopez,...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  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
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez, James Harden Named Players Of The Week

Brook Lopez and James Harden have been named the NBA's Players of the Week. Lopez led the Nets to a 3-1 week, averaging 20.8 ppg on 59.4 percent shooting, 10.3 rpg and 2.0 bpg in 36.0 mpg. He posted two double-doubles and one 30-point game during his most recent four-game stretch. Lopez also won the award last week. Harden averaged 36.8 points per game last week.
Via RealGM
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers-Nets Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers enjoyed an eventful back-to-back, clinching the Northwest Division and notching another 50-win season. They'll still have to overcome a challenging remaining road schedule to obtain home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, however. Portland seeks a fourth straight road win Monday night against the Brooklyn Nets. The Trail Blazers (50-26...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Beat New York Knicks, Hold 7th Playoff Spot

Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young dunks during the first half of an NBA basketball game New York Knicks, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) This late in the season every game matters. The Brooklyn Nets should be attacking every game like it is their last, with the situation they are in. Barely holding onto...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Earn Last-Second Win Over Knicks, Lead Celtics In Playoff Race (Video)

Brook Lopez didn’t do the Boston Celtics any favors Wednesday night. The Brooklyn Nets were locked in a tight one against the lowly New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, but the big man tipped in a rebound with two seconds left in regulation to help the Nets escape with a 100-98 win. This embed is invalid" /> Lopez’s heroics were particularly...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brooklyn Nets Make it Four Straight, with Gritty Win over Indiana

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) shoots over Indiana Pacers forward Lavoy Allen (5) in the first half of an NBA basketball game at the Barclays Center, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) The Brooklyn Nets secured a much-needed win last night, beating the Indiana Pacers 111-106. This marks the Nets fourth straight win and also gives them sole possession...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets beat Pacers to reclaim final playoff position in East

  Brook Lopez had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets reclaimed sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference by beating the Indiana Pacers 111-106 on Tuesday night for their season-high fourth straight victory. The Nets moved back ahead of Boston and dealt a blow to the Pacers, who fell 1-1/2 games behind Brooklyn. They will visit the Celtics on Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers' perilous skid continues with 111-106 loss to Nets

NEW YORK -- Brook Lopez had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets reclaimed sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference by beating the Indiana Pacers 111-106 on Tuesday night for their season-high fourth straight victory. The Nets moved back ahead of Boston and dealt a blow to the Pacers, who fell 1 1/2 games behind Brooklyn. They will visit the Celtics on...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets back into 8th, beat Pacers for fourth straight win

NEW YORK (AP) Brook Lopez had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets reclaimed sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference by beating the Indiana Pacers 111-106 on Tuesday night for their season-high fourth straight victory. The Nets moved back ahead of Boston and dealt a blow to the Pacers, who fell 1 1/2 games behind Brooklyn. They will visit the Celtics...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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