Prince William and Kate Middleton on the Jumbotron during the game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images); Nets GM Billy King (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: With Royals In Nets’ House, No Better Time To Shout ‘Down With King!’

My exhortation was in no way expressing any displeasure towards Great Britain’s monarchy, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. It’s time to end the reign of GM Billy King.

12/09/2014

NEW YORK - DECEMBER 8: Markel Brown #22 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against Joe Harris #12 of the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Play The Fool In 110-88 Loss To King James, Cavs In Front Of Royal Audience

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers turned a close game into a clinic after Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, grabbed courtside seats to watch them, beating the Brooklyn Nets 110-88 on Monday night.

12/09/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (C) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (2nd L) pose with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (2nd R), Global Ambassador Dikembe Mutombo (L) and Sr. Vice President, Community & Player Programs Kathleen Behrens (R) as they attend the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Prince William, Kate Middleton Enthrall Crowds At Nets Game

The Duchess of Cambridge shook hands with New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray before both entered the Northside Center for Child Development in Harlem.

12/08/2014

Protesters at the Barclays Center demonstrate against the grand jury decision not to indict an officer in the death of Eric Garner. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Garner Ruling Protesters Head To Barclays Center During William And Kate Appearance

Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision turned out Monday evening at the Barclays Center, as Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, attended the Brooklyn Nets’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

12/08/2014

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers wears an 'I Can't Breathe' shirt during warmups before his game against the Brooklyn Nets during their game at the Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

LeBron Wears Garner Protest Shirt With Royal Couple On Hand At Barclays

LeBron James is looking for an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt, and he could wear it before a game like Derrick Rose did this weekend. The Cavaliers play in Brooklyn on Monday in front of some very special guests.

12/08/2014

Brook Lopez (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Brook Lopez Out At Least A Week With Back Injury

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has a strained lower back and will miss at least a week.

12/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05: Jorge Gutierrez #13 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on in the second half during a game against the Atlanta Hawks at the Barclays Center on December 5, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Hawks Soar Past Nets In 98-75 Rout

DeMarre Carroll scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half, Paul Millsap had 17 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Brooklyn Nets 98-75 Friday night for their fifth straight victory.

12/05/2014

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers handles the ball against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on December 4, 2014. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Lose To Cavs 90-87, Drop Sixth Straight

Carmelo Anthony ended a 4-for-19 night by missing a 3-pointer in the final seconds, as the Knicks dropped their sixth straight and fell to 4-16.

12/05/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 3:  Marco Belinelli #3 of the San Antonio Spurs goes to the basket against the Brooklyn Nets on December 3, 2014 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Edge Spurs 95-93 In OT, Snap San Antonio’s 8-Game Winning Streak

Mirza Teletovic had a season-high 26 points and a career-best 15 rebounds starting in place of Kevin Garnett, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped the San Antonio Spurs’ eight-game winning streak.

12/04/2014

Jose Calderon #3 of the New York Knicks dribbles against the Brooklyn Nets on December 2, 2014 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Believe It Or Not, The Knicks Are In Better Shape Than The Nets

So yes, Nets fans like myself can gloat all we want about this season’s dominance over our cross-river rivals, but we should be more worried that it will be very short-lived.

12/03/2014

Jeffrey Gamblero was ejected from Madison Square Garden. (Credit: Twitter via @EricSoufer)

WATCH: Nets Fan Taken Out Of MSG By Security Guards Without Prosthetic Leg

The ejected fan has been identified as Jeffrey Gamblero, who is well-known for dancing at Barclays Center. He often appears on video screens during Nets games.

12/03/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 2:  Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets goes to the basket against the New York Knicks on December 2, 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez Scores 23, Johnson Adds 22 As Nets Hold Off Knicks 98-93

Brook Lopez scored 23 points, Joe Johnson added 22 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the New York Knicks 98-93 on Tuesday night, improving to 2-0 this season against their city rivals.

12/03/2014

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates his game-winning overtime goal against the Washington Capitals during their game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 26, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.

12/02/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Disappointing Knicks, Nets Set For Rematch At The Garden

Both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are enduring shooting woes heading into the latest installment of their city rivalry.

12/02/2014

Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls handles the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on November 30, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Butler, Bulls Top Nets 102-84

Jimmy Butler had 26 points and Pau Gasol had 25 points and 13 rebounds, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 102-84 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.

12/01/2014

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