For the first time this season, Sekou Smith gives Deron Williams some credibility in his MVP rankings, placing the Nets PG seventh in his weekly rankings. It's not about D-Will's statistics, writes Smith, but more about the Nets' winning ways.
The Nets offered some clarity on Brook Lopez's right foot on Friday, clarifying that there's no issue with the fracture from last season. Lopez says he's already feeling better and he'll be checked out again on Monday.
Ever wonder just how big are those giant HDTV screens at Barclays Center? A feature in Sports Business Journal is chockful of that kind of data. For the record, each of the four screens are 16 feet by 27 feet or 432 square feet. And that's not all.
For the next six years, Nets fans will see and hear construction activity around Barclays Center as Bruce Ratner finally launches the residential component of his $5 billion Atlantic Yards project. Ground-breaking for the first tower is Dec. 18.
LIke any good documentary series, episode 5 of "The Association" builds towards a defining moment. In this case, it's about "Brookl-lyn" chants and competing fan bases at the first Brooklyn Nets - New York Knicks game. There's more as well.
The Nets have won four straight and have beaten the Magic twice this season, including a record 39-point drubbing of Orlando at the Amway Center. This time, they'll be without Brook Lopez. Andray Blatche is expected to start at center for Brooklyn.