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Dec 18, 2014
Rotoworld
Mason Plumlee made another start for Brook Lopez (back) and had a career-high 23 points, eight rebounds and two blocks on 9-of-13 shooting in Wednesday's loss.
Dec 16, 2014
ESPN Fantasy Basketball
The Brooklyn Nets have been without starting center Brook Lopez for the last four games due to a lower back strain and he needs more time before the m...
Dec 15, 2014
Rotoworld
Brook Lopez (back) will be reevalutaed on Saturday.

Brook Lopez to opt in?

Center Brook Lopez will be under contract through 2015-16 with the Brooklyn Nets should he exercise his player option for next season. That seems to b...

Brook Lopez needs more time

The Brooklyn Nets have been without starting center Brook Lopez for the last four games due to a lower back strain and he needs more time before the m...
New York Post Dec 15, 2014
Nets’ Brook Lopez still another three games away from return

Nets’ Brook Lopez still another three games away from return

Nets center Brook Lopez will miss at least another three games due to a strained lower back. The Brooklyn big man — in the conditioning portion of his rehabilitation program...

Brook Lopez to miss at least 3 more games

NEW YORK -- Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will miss at least three more games because of a lower back strain, the team announced Monday. The center is in the “conditioning part of his rehabilitation process” and will be re-evaluated Saturday, according to the team. Lopez has already missed four games because of the injury, which he said he suffered while lifting weights prior to a Dec. 7 practice. The 26-year-old did some light running at Monday’s practice and said his back felt a little sore afterward.
NetsDaily Dec 15, 2014

Update: Brook Lopez is now "conditioning" and will be re-evaluated on Saturday

Brook Lopez is progressing well after straining his back a week ago. the Nets' big man is now conditioning to get back into basketball shape and will be re-evaluated by team doctors on Saturday, the team announced Monday afternoon. #Nets update: Brook Lopez has entered the conditioning part of his rehabilitation process. He will be re-evaluated on Saturday, per team. — Tom Lorenzo (@TomLorenzo) December 15, 2014 Lopez missed the Nets last four games, where the team went 2-2, and will now miss the next three games at the very least. Brooklyn has three tough games coming up too, at home...
NetsDaily Dec 14, 2014

Is Brook odd man out in Brooklyn?

After two easy wins over teams with a combined record of 8-37, there's a lot of discussion about whether the Nets supposed "fire sale" should start with Brook Lopez being shuffled off to another team.  The Nets are 2-2 without their 7-footer, who's down with a strained back. The question now seems to be can the team work well with a center who's a ball-stopper despite his offensive talents? "I don’t know, hopefully we can," Deron Williams told writers Saturday when asked if the team can keep this up when Lopez returns. "We need to. That’s how we want to play. I think everybody ...

Why trading Nets' big three would be tough

Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez form the highest-paid trio in the NBA, but are just 16-30 together against .500 or better opponents. You can see why the Brooklyn Nets have made the three former All-Stars available via trade. Here's a detailed look at the tough task facing GM Billy King. Bloated salaries Though the Nets are just 8-12 -- including 1-10 against .500 or better teams -- Williams, Johnson and Lopez will make a combined $58.
New York Post Dec 11, 2014
Nets rewind: A glaring weakness easily exposed

Nets rewind: A glaring weakness easily exposed

Here are three thoughts on the Nets’ 105-80 loss to the Bulls Wednesday night in Chicago: 1. With Brook Lopez (back) and Mirza Teletovic (hip pointer) both missing Wednesday’s game...
NetsDaily Dec 10, 2014

Bulls Breeze through Brooklyn in the Windy City; Mortify depleted Nets' squad, 105-80

The way things have been going, you'd think the Nets were on a 10 game losing streak heading into their Wednesday night matchup against the Chicago Bulls. The vibes around the organization haven't been so great. First, it was injuries to Brook Lopez, Joe Johnson and Mirza Teletovic that deemed them all out for the Chicago game; then it was trade rumors circulating the Nets' 'big three' of Johnson, Lopez and Deron Williams, just two days after their 110-88 loss to the Cavaliers. At Wednesday's shootaround, Deron Williams said, "no matter what's being written or whatever, I'm still here. I'm...

Nets' big three struggles against the best

CHICAGO -- Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson are 51-38 in the regular season when playing together. Not bad. But the NBA’s most expensive trio ($58.7 million) has struggled mightily against quality opponents. Williams, Lopez and Johnson are just 16-30 in the regular season when playing against teams with .500 or better records, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. This season, Williams, Johnson and Lopez rank 64th in net efficiency rating among three-man lineups that have played at least 15 games and 350 minutes together (102 points per 100 possessions for vs.
New York Post Dec 10, 2014
Lionel Hollins’ reeling Nets limping way to Chicago

Lionel Hollins’ reeling Nets limping way to Chicago

When it rains … the Nets get socked with a bunch of medical issues. And so they departed in Tuesday’s miserable weather for Chicago without two starters, Brook Lopez (back)...

Johnson, Lopez, Kirilenko to miss Bulls trip

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Brooklyn Nets will be short-handed once again, this time in Chicago. Swingman Joe Johnson won't make the trip and will miss his second straight game with the flu, the team announced Tuesday. The Nets, who are already without center Brook Lopez (back), face the Bulls Wednesday night at United Center. Reserve Mirza Teletovic (right hip pointer) will make the trip, but is listed as questionable. Lopez and veteran Andrei Kirilenko (personal) also will not travel.
NetsDaily Dec 9, 2014

Joe Johnson doubtful to travel with Nets to Chicago

Joe Johnson sat out his first game of the season Monday night in Brooklyn for the Nets' game against the Cleveland Cavaliers with what was reported as the flu. Now, it seems Johnson will miss his second consecutive game with the illness, per Lenn Robbins. Hearing that @TheJoeJohnson7 (flu) will not travel to Chicago and won't play against the #bulls #nets — Lenn Robbins (@LennRobbins) December 9, 2014 This could be another crippling blow for the Nets, who are going to be without Brook Lopez for the second consecutive game as well, and the team is in dire need of a victory. Alan...

Would Heat be interested in Brook Lopez, Deron Williams, Joe Johnson?

The Brooklyn Nets are preparing for a potential fire sale, and Miami can take a look at their castoffs. Brook Lopez, Deron Williams and Joe Johnson are available via trade, according to an ESPN report ...

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