A weekly update of where the Brooklyn Nets stand in power ranking polls.
If the Brooklyn Nets want to repeat an overtime victory over their crosstown foes, the New York Knicks, they'll have to do it without Brook Lopez. The Knicks have won six of seven since the first meeting between the teams.
Brook Lopez won't be available for the Brooklyn Nets in their crosstown matchup against the New York Knicks. The team's leading scorer, Lopez has been out for all four games in the team's current losing streak.
The Brooklyn Nets are 1-4 without starting center Brook Lopez. Somewhat surprisingly it is on the defensive end of the floor where the Nets seem to miss him most.
A four-game losing streak dropped the Brooklyn Nets three spots in the latest SB Nation Power Rankings. Brooklyn fell from No. 5 to No. 8 ahead of a New York rivalry game against the Knicks on Tuesday night.
The Knicks have built a three game lead over the Nets in the Atlantic Division, powered by a five game winning streak that coincides with the Nets dropping three straight.