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Brook Lopez is lobbying to be in newest Star Wars movie

So we all know the Lopez twins (Brook and Robin) are all about their nerdery. He talked to the media after practice about… Star Wars. From Fred Katz of Bleacher Report and ClipperBlog: Brook Lopez says he's lobbying to play a wookiee in the new Star War movies. — Fred Katz (@FredKatz) December 22, 2014 Here is more from Katz: Extended Brook Lopez quotes on superheroes vs...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
58 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Breaking up the Brooklyn Nets

I loved it when jet-skiing multi-billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov made his dramatic entrance into the NBA, armed with a thick wallet he wanted to make lighter. Prokhorov’s willingness to spend large on his team has been the motivation for some of the league’s most thrilling trades. There’s the blockbuster that brought Deron Williams to Brooklyn in exchange for Derrick Favors...
Via The Sports Post
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trade Rumor: Deron Williams To Sacramento Kings?

Yahoo! Sports reports that Deron Williams to Sacramento may be in the cards as the Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings discuss a trade. The rumored deal would send former all star Deron Williams to the Kings for point guard Darren Collison along with forwards Derrick Williams and Jason Thompson. The Kings want Nets second year big man Mason Plumlee included but Brooklyn wants to...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings, Nets discussing Deron Williams trade

Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports The Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings are discussing a deal involving former All-Star point guard Deron Williams, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The Nets have been shopping their high-priced star players, and the Kings have been probing the market for an impact point guard. No deal is imminent, but the talks are...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings, Nets talking Deron Williams trade

The Brooklyn Nets have admitted their efforts to become a contender did not work out as planned, and now they are trying to rebuild and trade away some of their pieces. The Nets reportedly have made Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez and Deron Williams available for trade, and Williams sounds like one of the players who...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Trading Brook Lopez To Phoenix

(Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) Brooklyn Nets: Trading Brook Lopez To Phoenix By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Brooklyn Trades: Brook Lopez Phoenix Trades: Isaiah Thomas, Alex Len and a 2015 1st Round Pick The Brooklyn Nets have said that they are willing to trade their 3 best players, All-Stars Brook Lopez, Deron Williams and Joe Johnson and this is trading the...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving Shows Off The Handles, Dribbles Through Four Nets Defenders For Layup

Kyrie Irving played 40 minutes in the Cavs’ 95-91 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday. The 22-year-old point guard makes things look so easy as he showed during the game. Watch as Irving goes through four Nets defenders to convert the layup. [Vine] The post Kyrie Irving Shows Off The Handles, Dribbles Through Four Nets Defenders For Layup appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rain Delay in the NBA?

Last night marked a special time in NBA history, the first ever rain delay in an NBA game. A leak from the Barclay’s Center delayed the Heat – Nets game for over 30 minutes. The problem was addressed over the Barclay Center’s official Twitter page. Tonight’s delay was caused by a water leak due to the installation of our new green roof. We’ve taken all necessary steps...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets pay tribute to late superfan Jeffrey Gamblero before game (video)

The Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday before its game against the Miami Heat paid tribute team superfan Jeffery Gamblero, who tragically died Sunday at the age of 38. With his fiancée Kristi Evans in attendance, the Nets honored Gamblero’s memory with a short video tribute, showcasing how he would often dance in the aisles to pump...Read More The post Brooklyn Nets pay tribute to late...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat-Nets Game Sees 31-Minute ‘Rain Delay’ Because Of Leaky Roof (Video)

The Barclays Center in Brooklyn cost $1 billion to build, but that apparently doesn’t make it immune to a leaky roof. The Nets and Miami Heat had to sit through a 31-minute delay Tuesday night when officials stopped the game because a leaky roof was dripping on the court. The referees made the call to delay the game with 1:47 to play in the first quarter after a puddle started...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets pay tribute to deceased 'Superfan' with custom warmup suits (VIDEO)

The Brooklyn Nets organization honored superfan Jeffrey Gamblero, who died on Sunday night, with a nice tribute before Tuesday night's game against the Miami Heat. All of the Nets players and staff wore customized warmups to honor the colorful Gamblero — real name Jeffrey Vanchiro — the 38-year-old former poker star who tragically died after tumbling from a two-story Brooklyn...
Via The Other Paper
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Leaky roof at Barclays Center causes 'rain delay' at Nets game (Video)

A leak in the roof of the Barclays Center caused a "rain delay" during the second quarter of Tuesday night's Brooklyn Nets game against the visiting Miami Heat. Barclays Center PA announcement, "The roof is leaking. We hope to get it resolved and we look to be underway shortly"— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) December 17, 2014 You wouldn't expect rain to cause a delay in an NBA...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets pay tribute to superfan before game against Heat

Nets players donned special warm-ups on Tuesday night to honor one of their biggest fans who tragically died on Dec. 14. Brooklyn, playing its first home game since the death of Jeffrey "Gamblero" Vanchiro, wore black warm-ups with "Gamblero" in bright neon to honor the fan often seen wearing bright-colored clothing, wild glasses and a personalized Nets jersey with his nickname on...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Consistency key in bottom-heavy East

The Brooklyn Nets are a playoff-caliber team.  Given the status of the other teams in the Atlantic division and the larger state of the Eastern Conference,  there’s no doubt that they have the pieces to make a huge run.  And, like your car’s side mirror may warn, that success is a lot closer than it may appear. Brooklyn is currently a quarter-way through the grueling NBA season...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets fan with prosthetic leg who was escorted from game falls to death: Report

The Brooklyn Nets superfan who had to be carried out from a game amid claims that he attacked another spectator with his prosthetic leg earlier this month, has died. Jeffrey Vanchiro was killed after falling from a window on the second floor of his father's house in Queens, on Saturday night. He sustained severe brain damage and a fractured spinal cord in the fall. Vanchiro...
Via The Other Paper
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarrett Jack Graduates College And Helps Brooklyn Nets Win Same Day

Jarrett Jack had a big day graduating college and helping the Brooklyn Nets defeat the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday. Jack left Georgia Tech after his junior season to enter the 2005 draft but promised his mother he would graduate. That promise was fulfilled today as Jack has been going back to school and walked in the graduation early morning before flying to Charlotte for the...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory Jefferson probably wants this 3-pointer back (Video)

There are ugly shots, and then there is what Cory Jefferson did on Wednesday night. The Brooklyn Nets attempted his fifth 3-pointer of the season, and his percentage remained the same: zero. Yeah, Jefferson’s 3-pointer might have been good from 18 feet, so 25 was definitely out of the question. Jefferson has only made nine...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nets' Jefferson embarrassingly airballs shot

Brooklyn Nets reserve forward Cory Jefferson may have shot the most embarrassing airball in NBA history during the opening minute of the fourth quarter in Wednesday night's game in Chicago.How bad was it? Jefferson took a 12-footer...from 25 feet away. It has to be seen to be believed:With shots like that, it should be no surprise that the Nets were blown out by the Bulls 105-80...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Carmelo and Tim Hardaway Jr. nearly brawl

The New York Knicks continue to lose basketball games at an impressive clip, and tempers may be starting to boil over as a result. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Carmelo Anthony and Tim Hardaway Jr. got into an argument during New York’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets last week that involved at least one physical...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets' "Big Three" Have Been Placed on Trading Block

It looks as if the Brooklyn Nets may be ready to break up the core of Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, and Brook Lopez. Marc Stein of ESPN reported today that the Nets have made the big three available to teams that are interested in their services.Story going online now co-scribed with @NotoriousOHM: ESPN sources say Nets have made D-Will, Brook Lopez & Joe Johnson available via...
Via Nets Take Over
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets put Williams, Lopez and Johnson on trade block

  Boston Celtics fans are in dire need of some good news this season, and this might be just what they were hoping for. The Brooklyn Nets, who owe the Celtics two first-round draft picks over the next four years, have been reaching out to other NBA teams looking to gauge trade interest in Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez, ESPN.com reports. Those three players...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brooklyn Nets might be blowing it up

File this under 'yuge'. Apparently not content with spending a ridiculous amount of money for a horrifically boring basketball team, the Brooklyn Nets may be looking to unload their three highest paid under-achievers. via Marc SteinNEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets have begun reaching out to teams to let them know that former All-Stars Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson are...
Via Celtics Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Coach Lionel Hollins Not ‘Crazy’ About Prince William, Dutchess Kate

Lionel Hollins doesn’t understand why everyone is making such a darn big deal over Prince William and Dutchess Kate’s visit to the U.S. Like most of the players and coaches at Monday’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers, Nets coach Lionel Hollins was asked what he thought of the royals’ visit. His response: Not much. “I don’t...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Weekly: The good the bad and the ugly

The week that was This past week was an interesting week for the Brooklyn Nets. There were plenty of ups and downs and the team showed some good signs along with some really bad signs. When all was said and done the Nets ended the week splitting four games. Their week started on Sunday against the Chicago Bulls in a game that was one of those “ugly” games for the Nets. They...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan with prosthetic leg carried out of MSG

A Nets fan with a prosthetic leg was carried out of Madison Square Garden during Tuesday night's Nets-Knicks game. The man reportedly elicited complaints from other fans about being loud, and was later removed by security. Fans recognized the man with the prosthetic leg and have identified him as Jeffrey Gamblero—one of the Nets most well-known fans. According to people on...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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