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

Nets-Thunder Talks Fall Through; Brook Lopez Stays Put In Brooklyn

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.

02/19/2015

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers at Barclays Center on Feb. 2, 2015. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Skills And Dunking On Display In Brooklyn

The NBA All-Star game is tomorrow night, but for many fans, the real action is tonight with various skills competitions and the slam-dunk competition.

02/14/2015

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Washington Wizards on Jan. 16, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Plumlee Hopes To Put On A Show In Front Of Home Fans At Slam Dunk Contest

The NBA has a hard time getting its most spectacular players to compete in the Slam Dunk Contest. Mason Plumlee doesn’t care. He’s just looking forward to bringing the people to their feet.

02/13/2015

Scoreboard at the end of the 79th MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium on July 15, 2008. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

5 Most Memorable All-Star Games In New York History

As New York City gets set to host the NBA’s biggest names this weekend, we look back at some of the best All-Star games the area has ever seen.

02/12/2015

MEMPHIS, TN - FEBRUARY 10:  Kosta Koufos #41 of the Memphis Grizzlies goes up for a shot against the Brooklyn Nets on February 10, 2015 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. 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 Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Drop 7th In Last 10, Fall To Memphis

Zach Randolph had 19 points, Marc Gasol added 14 and 11 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies ruined the return of former coach Lionel Hollins with a 95-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets

02/11/2015

Deron Williams and Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Trade ‘Em! Memphis Should Be Last Stop For Nets’ Underperforming Stars

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.

02/10/2015

MILWAUKEE, WI -  FEBRUARY 9: Khris Middleton #22 of the Milwaukee Bucks goes up for a shot against the Brooklyn Nets on February 9, 2015 at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin . 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 2015 NBAE (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mistakes Doom Brooklyn As Bucks Rally From 17-Point Deficit, Win 103-97

Khris Middleton scored 12 of his 18 points in the third quarter, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Brooklyn Nets 103-97 on Monday night.

02/10/2015

A close-up shot of the official Spalding NBA All Star Ball on January 22, 2015 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA All-Star Weekend Brings Basketball’s Best To Big Apple

Breaking from what had become standard procedure of taking the mid-winter showcase to a warm-weather city, the NBA decided to stay home in 2015 and show off two of its flashiest arenas.

02/09/2015

Drew Gooden #90 of the Washington Wizards drives against Cory Jefferson #21 of the Brooklyn Nets during the second half of the Wizards 114-77 win at Verizon Center on February 7, 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)

Wall, Butler Lead Wizards To 114-77 Win Over Nets

John Wall scored 17 points, Rasual Butler had 15 and the Washington Wizards broke a five-game skid, coasting to a 114-77 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.

02/07/2015

Lionel Hollins and Deron Williams (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Turning Corner, But Danger Lurks Around The Bend

Even Lionel Hollins admitted that Wednesday’s win in Toronto meant a little more considering the venue. Unfortunately, all of this recent good work can be undone in a weekend.

02/05/2015

TORONTO, ON - FEBRUARY 4: Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against the Toronto Raptors on February 4, 2015 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 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 2015 NBAE (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jack Scores 24 As Nets Feast On Raptors 109-93

Jarrett Jack scored 24 points, Alan Anderson had 22 and the Brooklyn Nets beat Toronto 109-93 on Wednesday night to hand the Raptors their first loss in 10 games against division opponents this season.

02/05/2015

Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets warms up before a game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Barclays Center on February 2, 2015. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

PHOTO: Nets Point Guard Jarrett Jack Wears ‘Black History Years’ Shirt

Nets point guard Jarrett Jack had his own special version on Monday night, with “month” crossed out and “YEARS” written below it.

02/03/2015

Andray Blatche during the 2014 FIBA tournament (Photo by Cristina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images), Nets GM Billy King  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Blatche Rumor Proves Nets GM Is King Of The Flip-Flop

Just when you thought this season couldn’t get any stranger. Unfortunately, there is little Billy King can do to resurrect this team.

02/03/2015

Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets walks off the court after their 113-102 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on Jan. 28, 2015. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Not Doing Anything To Help Their Case In NYC

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.

01/30/2015

Ryan Strome #18, John Tavares #91 and Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders celebrate Tavares' third-period power-play goal against the New York Rangers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 27, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.

01/29/2015

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