Because Billy King couldn’t unload any of his Max Three, Brooklyn’s future will remain bleak for the next few years. By then there’d better be a new caretaker in charge.
Early in the day, Yahoo Sports reported that the Nets would receive center Kendrick Perkins, small forward Perry Jones and point guard Reggie Jackson in a potential deal for Lopez.
I’ve had enough of D-Will’s excuses. Trading Brook Lopez could also be addition by subtraction. They both have to go — for whatever Nets GM Billy King can get at auction.
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.
Just when you thought this season couldn’t get any stranger. Unfortunately, there is little Billy King can do to resurrect this team.
This third season in Brooklyn is headed for epic failure. Even the best-case scenario has the Nets sneaking their way into the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs where the Hawks will surely send them home for good.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Unlike the previous two seasons, a Brooklyn turnaround at the turn of the calendar doesn’t seem to be in the cards.
Boomer and Craig discussed the possibility of the 7-foot Lopez playing a tall, hairy being native to the planet of Kashyyyk.
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.