3:47 AM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014
New York Daily News 4 hours ago
Lionel Hollins expects Brook Lopez to tip off Nets’ season

Lionel Hollins expects Brook Lopez to tip off Nets’ season

Brook Lopez was overjoyed upon hearing recently that he had sustained only a mid-foot sprain instead of a fracture to his surgically repaired right foot. The 7-footer was so happy he hugged Nets trainer Tim Walsh.
New York Daily News 8 hours ago
Nets Insider: Rebounding and defense still spotty

Nets Insider: Rebounding and defense still spotty

Nets coach Lionel Hollins doesn't mince words. Asked about the team's rebounding abilities after six preseason games, Hollins was blunt: "It was spotty," he said following practice on Friday with the start of the regular season next Wednesday in Boston.

Hollins thinks Brook Lopez will be ready for opening day

EAST RUTHERFORD — Starting center Brook Lopez has yet to participate in practice as he recovers from the mild sprain he suffered in his right foot last week. But coach Lionel Hollins expects Lopez to be back on the court …

Hollins: Lopez will be ready for opener

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- In his opinion, Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins believes that center Brook Lopez will be ready for the team’s regular-season opener on Wednesday night in Boston. On Oct. 16, the Nets announced that Lopez would miss 10-to-14 days with a mild right midfoot sprain. Friday marks Day 8 of the rehab process. “He was on the [anti-gravity] treadmill, but he’s doing fine,” Hollins said Friday. “I think he’ll be ready by opening day, but that’s my opinion to talking to with him, but the doctors [still have to clear him].