Paul George is tended to on the court after fracturing his leg defending a play during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on August 1, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Will Horror Of Paul George Injury Scare NBA From World Stage?

This one freak play on Friday could very well kill international basketball as we know it. I hope I’m wrong.

08/04/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The A-List: 20 Players With New York Star Power

As far as professional sports is concerned, New York is the biggest stage in the country and arguably on the planet. Stars tend to want to play here, even despite the pressure that comes with the territory.

07/31/2014

Miles Plumlee and Mason Plumlee of the USA Men's National Team talk to the media during practice at the Mendenhall Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on July 28, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Plumlee Showing Nets, Team USA That He’s Ready To Make Leap

Even if Plumlee gets cut, as expected, prior to the World Cup, this experience — playing with and against many of the league’s top players every day — can only enhance his value to the Nets.

07/30/2014

Civil Rights DL

Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Jason Collins Breaks Down Wall For Gay Athletes

Over two weeks, WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.

07/24/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Andrei Kirilenko: Former Nets Coach Jason Kidd ‘Couldn’t Handle’ The Pressure

“The pressure is huge,” Kirilenko told the newspaper (translated from Russian). “And Kidd couldn’t handle it … or maybe he didn’t want to.”

07/21/2014

A New York Yankees cap (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Yankees Again Ranked No. 4 On Forbes’ List Of Most Expensive Sports Franchises

The New York Yankees are the most valuable North American sports franchise, but sit behind three world renowned soccer powers in the global rankings.

07/17/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lionel Hollins: ‘All The Possibilities For Being A Champion Are In Place’

“I believe all the possibilities for being a champion are in place,” Hollins said. “And we just have to do our jobs to make it a reality, both the players and the coaches. And then we can all celebrate together.”

07/17/2014

Alan Anderson #6 of the Brooklyn Nets celebrates against the Miami Heat in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs on May 12, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Re-Sign Small Forward Alan Anderson To 2-Year Deal

Anderson averaged 7.2 points, 1.0 assists and 2.2 rebounds in 22.7 minutes for Brooklyn in 2013-2014. He appeared in 78 games and made 26 starts.

07/15/2014

Nets GM Billy King (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images), Paul Pierce  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Failure To Re-Sign Pierce Should Be Final Act Of Nets GM’s Reign

How is Billy King still on the job? It would be one thing if this was his first rodeo. But let’s not forget that he destroyed the 76ers.

07/14/2014

Los Angeles Lakers v Brooklyn Nets

Net Loss: Paul Pierce Reaches Deal With Washington Wizards

After playing one season with the Brooklyn Nets, the 37-year-old forward agreed to terms with the Washington Wizards on a two-year deal on Saturday night, a source said.

07/13/2014

LeBron James of the Miami Heat shoots against the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 6, 2014 in Miami. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Road Through East No Easier With LeBron In Cleveland

It seems so long ago now, back when LeBron was a Cavalier and the Nets were in New Jersey. But let’s not forget that those Nets were never able to knock off the King James when it counted when Cleveland’s next-best player was Zydrunas Ilgauskas.

07/11/2014

The Brooklyn Knight leads the Nets against the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Drop BrooklyKnight Mascot, Say He ‘Didn’t Work Out’

Nets fans will be saying good night to the BrooklyKnight. The Nets have decided to do away with their 2-year-old mascot, who the team cast as a superhero.

07/10/2014

The logo for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game in NYC. (Twitter/@NBAAllStar)

NBA Captures NY Vibe In Logo For 2015 All-Star Game

The logo features the colors of both the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks, who will split hosting duties in February.

07/10/2014

Jarrett Jack (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Fans, Let’s Not Get Too Excited About Jarrett Jack

This move is typical Billy King. Leave it to him to find someone old and expensive to fill a need.

07/09/2014

Jarrett Jack (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Reports: Nets Help Out Cavs, Grab Jarrett Jack In 3-Team Trade

Cleveland could be giving LeBron James something to think about, thanks to the Nets and Celtics.

07/09/2014

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It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the NBA. Here’s your recap for the week through April 21st in the NBA.

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NBA Power Rankings – April 14, 2014

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5. Houston Rockets (51-25)

NBA Power Rankings – April 8, 2014

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12. Toronto Raptors (42-31)

NBA Power Rankings – March 31, 2014

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NBA Power Rankings – March 26, 2014

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NBA Power Rankings – March 18, 2014

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2. Houston Rockets (44-19)

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