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Lichtenstein: With Kidd Coming To Town, Nets In Familiar Position -- Lacking Identity

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Lichtenstein: With Kidd Coming To Town, Nets In Familiar Position -- Lacking Identity

By Steve Lichtenstein» More ColumnsSomewhere in Milwaukee this morning, Bucks coach Jason Kidd is smiling as he reads reports his scouts have filed on the Brooklyn Nets in preparation for his impending return to...

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Lichtenstein: What Should The Nets Do With Brook Lopez?

Friday, November 14, 2014

Lichtenstein: What Should The Nets Do With Brook Lopez?

By Steve Lichtenstein» More ColumnsThis is not a call for the Nets to hit the panic button.As much as the Nets’ back-to-back losses at Phoenix and Golden State sting, I get that the season is only eight games...

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‘This Is The Ultimate Troll': Nets.com Owners Finally Come Forward

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

‘This Is The Ultimate Troll': Nets.com Owners Finally Come Forward

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One of the strangest mysteries in the NBA has been solved.The owners of Nets have finally come out of the woodwork to the New York Times. And — sorry, conspiracy theorists — they have no...

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‘This Is The Ultimate Troll’: Nets.com Owners Finally Come Forward

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

‘This Is The Ultimate Troll’: Nets.com Owners Finally Come Forward

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One of the strangest mysteries in the NBA has been solved.The owners of Nets have finally come out of the woodwork to the New York Times. And — sorry, conspiracy theorists — they have no...

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Lichtenstein: Unimpressed By Fast Start, ‘Big Shot’ Joe Sends Message To Nets

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Lichtenstein: Unimpressed By Fast Start, ‘Big Shot’ Joe Sends Message To Nets

By Steve Lichtenstein» More ColumnsIt’s no secret that the Nets’ 4-2 start to this young NBA season carries an asterisk because the combined record of their six opponents is 13-28. Brooklyn’s upcoming...

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Nets’ Williams Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

Monday, November 10, 2014

Nets’ Williams Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s early, but it appears Deron Williams is a different player than a season ago.The veteran point guard has done basically everything right of late and on Monday was rewarded for it, as...

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Brook Lopez ‘Anxious’ For Return In Nets’ Home Opener

Monday, November 03, 2014

Brook Lopez ‘Anxious’ For Return In Nets’ Home Opener

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Brook Lopez picked a good day to make his return.The Brooklyn Nets are expected to have their big man on the court Monday night for their home opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder at...

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Lichtenstein: Despite Question Marks, Nets Are Still A Playoff Team

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Lichtenstein: Despite Question Marks, Nets Are Still A Playoff Team

By Steve Lichtenstein» More ColumnsTo gauge where the Brooklyn Nets stand at any given point during this upcoming 2014-15 season—which begins Wednesday night in Boston—one must look at the team’s medical...

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SEASON PREVIEW: Nets Have Lower Expectations, But Plan To Contend

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

SEASON PREVIEW: Nets Have Lower Expectations, But Plan To Contend

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The payroll is lower and so are the expectations.The Brooklyn Nets were one of the biggest stories in basketball at this time last year, a team that had spent like never before and...

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Lichtenstein: 44-Minute Games Won’t Solve NBA’s Injury Crisis

Monday, October 20, 2014

Lichtenstein: 44-Minute Games Won’t Solve NBA’s Injury Crisis

By Steve Lichtenstein» More ColumnsThe Nets have been picking up some serious brownie points with the NBA offices of late. They’re always first in line to travel across the globe to spread the NBA gospel,...

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Here We Go Again: Nets’ Lopez Out 10-14 Days With Foot Sprain

Friday, October 17, 2014

Here We Go Again: Nets’ Lopez Out 10-14 Days With Foot Sprain

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Brooklyn center Brook Lopez is expected to be sidelined for 10 days to two weeks after mildly spraining his right mid-foot Wednesday night in the Nets’ exhibition game against Sacramento...

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Lichtenstein: 5 Takeaways From Nets’ Trip To China

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Lichtenstein: 5 Takeaways From Nets’ Trip To China

By Steve Lichtenstein» More ColumnsIn building their international brand under Russian owner Mikhail Prokhorov, the Nets have always been willing to travel around the globe in search of new marketing...

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Lopez, Williams Strong In Nets' 111-94 Win Over Maccabi Tel Aviv

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Lopez, Williams Strong In Nets' 111-94 Win Over Maccabi Tel Aviv

NEW YORK (AP) — Brook Lopez scored 20 points in his return from an injury-shortened season, and Deron Williams also had a strong return from surgery in the Brooklyn Nets’ 111-94 victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv on...

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Lichtenstein: Nets Have Their Core Four, But Who Will Take The Fifth?

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Lichtenstein: Nets Have Their Core Four, But Who Will Take The Fifth?

By Steve Lichtenstein» More ColumnsWith apologies to a certain baseball team in the Bronx, the Brooklyn Nets are marketing their own version of a “Core Four” as they begin their preseason campaign Tuesday night...

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Report: Prokhorov Willing To Sell Nets ‘For The Right Price’

Friday, October 03, 2014

Report: Prokhorov Willing To Sell Nets ‘For The Right Price’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mikhail Prokhorov is reportedly open to selling a portion of the Brooklyn Nets.But one major detail is in question: Would he part with a controlling stake?The Russian billionaire would give...

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Nets Training Camp Primer: Hollins Wants Team To Back Up Toughness Talk

Friday, September 26, 2014

Nets Training Camp Primer: Hollins Wants Team To Back Up Toughness Talk

By Steve Lichtenstein» More ColumnsAh, the annual rites of autumn in New York: The evenings get a little more brisk, the leaves get a little more color and the Brooklyn Nets talk about getting a lot tougher.In the...

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Lichtenstein: Was This A Summer Of Hell For Nets Fans? Not So Fast

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Lichtenstein: Was This A Summer Of Hell For Nets Fans? Not So Fast

By Steve Lichtenstein» More ColumnsIt hasn’t been the easiest of offseasons for fans of the Brooklyn Nets.Unlike the prior two summers, there was no big bang — no marquee free-agent signing, no blockbuster...

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Nets Point Guard Deron Williams: I Don’t Feel Like A New Yorker

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Nets Point Guard Deron Williams: I Don’t Feel Like A New Yorker

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Deron Williams might play his home games at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, but that doesn’t necessarily mean he feels at home in New York.Just ask him.“I’m not going to...

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Kids Flock To Barclays Center In Hopes Of Making Brooklyn Nets Dance Team

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Kids Flock To Barclays Center In Hopes Of Making Brooklyn Nets Dance Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Talent was on display Wednesday night, as hundreds of local kids cut a rug in hopes of joining the Brooklyn Nets as part of the dance team.As CBS 2’s Hazel Sanchez reported, the...

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Lichtenstein: Nets’ Mason Plumlee Has No Business Going To Spain

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Mason Plumlee Has No Business Going To Spain

By Steve Lichtenstein» More ColumnsWill Mason Plumlee really be invited to the ball?The Nets’ backup center may only be going into his second NBA season, but if he can muster another solid performance for...

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