Brook Lopez

DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers reacts to his dunk over Brook Lopez at Staples Center on January 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Are Beyond Bad — They’ve Become Unwatchable

Like their cross-river rivals from Manhattan, the Nets are not anywhere near ready to perform for prime-time audiences, as indicated by Thursday’s horrific 123-84 loss to the Clippers on TNT.

01/23/2015

Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots the ball against the Sacramento Kings  at Sleep Train Arena on January 21, 2015 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez’s 22 Points, 6 Blocks Help Nets Beat Kings

Brook Lopez had 22 points and six blocks and the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-100 on Wednesday night for only their second win in the last 10.

01/22/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 16: Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets celebrates after making a second half basket against the Washington Wizards during the Nets 102-80 win at Verizon Center on January 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nets Snap 7-Game Losing Streak With 102-80 Win Over Wizards

Brook Lopez and Jarrett Jack each scored 26 points as the Brooklyn Nets broke a seven-game losing streak with a 102-80 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.

01/16/2015

Brook Lopez (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Nets Aiming To Trade Brook Lopez By Weekend

According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Billy King is looking to trade two of Lopez, Deron Williams and Joe Johnson by the Feb. 19 trade deadline.

01/16/2015

Brook Lopez (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images), Lance Stephenson (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Lopez-Stephenson Trade Has Risk, But Nets Should Take It

I ask any of you who have qualms about this potential deal: What exactly do you think you’ll get for a broken-down Lopez?

01/16/2015

Kevin Garnett battles for the ball against Tyler Zeller and Jared Sullinger of the Boston Celtics during a game at Barclays Center on January 7, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Season After KG-Pierce Blockbuster, Nets Sink To Celtics’ Level

It’s obvious that the 16-19 Nets are an unmitigated disaster — just one season after the trade that was supposed to change everything and launch them into the NBA’s elite company.

01/08/2015

Deron Williams (Photo by Isaac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Are Simply Worse Than Their Record Suggests

Unlike the previous two seasons, a Brooklyn turnaround at the turn of the calendar doesn’t seem to be in the cards.

01/05/2015

(Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Brook Lopez Wants To Be A Wookiee

Boomer and Craig discussed the possibility of the 7-foot Lopez playing a tall, hairy being native to the planet of Kashyyyk.

WFAN–01/02/2015

CHICAGO, IL -  DECEMBER 30: Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls goes for the lay up against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on December 30, 2014 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez Scores Season-High 29 As Nets Bounce Past Bulls 96-82

Brook Lopez had a season-high 29 points, Joe Johnson had a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets posted a 96-82 victory to snap the Chicago Bulls’ seven-game winning streak.

12/30/2014

Deron Williams (R) passes the ball to Brook Lopez at practice (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Chemistry 101 — Nets’ Lopez And D-Will Earn D’s For Demotions

Deron Williams and Brook Lopez may be former All-Stars on max contracts, but the Nets have been playing superior basketball when they are off the floor.

12/30/2014

Deron Williams (L) and GM Billy King (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Job Of Dismantling Nets’ Core Belongs To King’s Successor

So … everyone’s seen Billy King’s record when he (twice) had carte blanche to construct a franchise, but now Nets fans are supposed to be OK with ownership allowing him to burn it to the ground?

12/11/2014

Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Nets Put Williams, Johnson And Lopez On The Trading Block

It appears that the Nets still hope to win this season, just not as currently constructed.

12/09/2014

Prince William and Kate Middleton on the Jumbotron during the game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images); Nets GM Billy King (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: With Royals In Nets’ House, No Better Time To Shout ‘Down With King!’

My exhortation was in no way expressing any displeasure towards Great Britain’s monarchy, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. It’s time to end the reign of GM Billy King.

12/09/2014

Brook Lopez (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Brook Lopez Out At Least A Week With Back Injury

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has a strained lower back and will miss at least a week.

12/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05: Jorge Gutierrez #13 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on in the second half during a game against the Atlanta Hawks at the Barclays Center on December 5, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Hawks Soar Past Nets In 98-75 Rout

DeMarre Carroll scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half, Paul Millsap had 17 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Brooklyn Nets 98-75 Friday night for their fifth straight victory.

12/05/2014

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