Brian Zoubek

Brooklyn Nets #55 - Center

  • Born: 04/06/88
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 7-1
  • Weight: 260

Surgeons re-construct Lopez foot to prevent injury

The word "reconstruct" isn't used in the Nets update on Brook Lopez's surgery but the implication is clear from what team orthopedist reports: Surgeons "repositioned" a bone in Lopez's foot so an injury is less likely to reoccur.

NetsDaily Off-Season Report #30

Since the present is so depressing, we're looking at the future. And since the future is so uncertain from a player personnel perspective, we're looking more at Brooklyn and Springfield. First, Springfield. We were intrigued by the Armor's selection of Chris Taft, who's overcome not just injuries, but also a muscular condition. In Brooklyn, we look at the cold reality of congestion on Opening Night.

"Second Draft" Will Still Go On

Once the draft is over and the names of the 60 players chosen are known, GM's and basketball operations directors will turn their attention to that small group of players who might have NBA futures but for whatever reason, didn't make the cut at the draft. Despite the lockout, it's likely to go on as usual.

Stocking Springfield - A Primer

As part of our occasional series on how the Nets' new hybrid affiliation with the Springfield Armor will affect basketball development, we offer this primer on how D-League teams are stocked. It's not like the NBA and it's a little complicated.

T-Will Goes Missing Again

In the old Soviet Union, there was a grand tradition of political photo manipulation. Communist party officials who had fallen into disgrace --or worse-- suddenly disappeared from group shots, replaced by either new, favored members of the hierarchy or just a hole. The tradition continues.

Not ALL NBA Roster Cuts Will Have Their Rights Directly Allocated To The D-League

If you read one thing about the D-League every morning, make it my Twitter account (I'd say Ridiculous Upside, but I'm slowly transitioning to FanHouse as well). If you read multiple things about...

Preseason Game 6 - Nets vs. Rockets - Saturday, October 16, 7:30 a.m.

The Nets flew two hours from Beijing to Guangzhou in southern China Thursday, hoping they'll be able to get better results in their back to back series vs. the Rockets. Joe Smith will get the start at power forward and Brian Zoubek is likely to get his first action in an NBA uniform. Brad Miller returns for the Rockets.

Prokhorov Meets Team; Announces: "I Will Be At Opening Night"

At a press availability in Moscow, as the team got ready for an Open Practice and clinic, Mikhail Prokhorov announced that he will be in Newark for the opening of the Nets' season on October 27 vs. the Pistons. Word is that he will find it hard to leave New Jersey before October 31, when the Nets play the Heat,

Preseason Game 4 - Nets vs. 76ers - Saturday, October 9, 1:00

With Troy Murphy out indefinitely, the Nets will be relying on the same three big men they used against the Celtics: Kris Humphries, Derrick Favors and Joe Smith, when they face the 76ers for the second time in four days.

Deadlines and Commitments - XIII

Off they go into the wild blue (red?) yonder. The Nets' round-the-world tour, with stops in the former Communist capitals of Moscow and Beijing, as well as Guangzhou, begins on Saturday and really doesn't end until they return from Boston on October 20.

Nets Waive Eddie Gill

The Nets announced Wednesday afternoon that they have waived point guard Eddie Gill, cutting their roster down to 16.

Deadlines and Commitments - XII

It's ticket time. You can obtain tickets for the Open Practice in Newark starting Monday. Also on Monday, Access for tickets through the Nets' social media sites begins Monday at 9 a.m. On Thursday, individual game tickets go on sale at the Prudential Center box office or online via Ticketmaster. The Nets will institute variable pricing this season.

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