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Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks handles the ball against the Brooklyn Nets' Paul Pierce on March 23, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Small Nets Shock Mavericks With Big Comeback

That’s right. Jason Kidd, on his 41st birthday, outwitted the Dallas’ Rick Carlisle, a championship coach, with the game on the line.

03/24/2014

Brook Lopez (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Let’s Hold Off On Nets’ Obituary Following Lopez Injury

Brook Lopez’s broken foot might not be a death knell for the Brooklyn Nets.

12/21/2013

Deron Williams (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Anderson Solid, But Nets Beaten In Philadelphia On Shot At The Buzzer

Evan Turner hit the winning basket at the buzzer and scored 29 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 121-120, overtime win over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.

12/20/2013

Paul Pierce of the Brooklyn Nets reacts during the second half against the Los Angeles Clippers at Barclays Center on December 12, 2013. The Nets defeat the Clippers 102-93.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Keep Paul Pierce Out Of Nets’ Starting Lineup

Much has been written about the precipitous decline in Kevin Garnett’s game, but the talk about Pierce has been in more hushed tones. His instincts can still be useful — as long as it’s in a reserve role.

12/13/2013

Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Brooklyn Nets 2013-14 Preview: It’s All Or Nothing

This year’s Nets team has the potential to be off the charts, with far superior depth to support a starting five that has accumulated 35 All Star appearances

10/29/2013

GM Billy King of the Nets (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

GM Billy King: ‘This Is The Window’ For Nets To Push For A Championship

Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King says “this is the window” for his retooled team to push for a championship.

10/02/2013

(L-R) Joe Johnson #7, Paul Pierce #34, Kevin Garnett #2, Head Coach Jason Kidd, Brook Lopez #11, and Deron Williams #8 of the Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

It’s That Time, Again: Lichtenstein’s Nets Training Camp Primer

Most sports fans focus on baseball and football during October. For the new-look Brooklyn Nets, however, this just might be their most important month until April.

10/02/2013

Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Must Address 3 Issues To Make Move On Miami

While many of the faces have changed from the group that lost a Game 7 home game to Chicago to end last season, many of the same challenges remain. Below, I list the Nets’ three biggest question marks going into the 2013-14 season.

07/30/2013

Alan Anderson Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Agree To A Deal With Swingman Anderson

Anderson averaged a career-high 10.7 points last season for the Toronto Raptors.

07/27/2013

Toronto’s Rudy Gay heads for the net as the Knicks’ Jason Kidd defends on Feb. 13, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Knicks Limp Into All-Star Break Following Brutal Effort Against Raptors

No big shots from Rudy Gay on this night. He hardly made any shots at all. Neither did Carmelo Anthony, bothered by what he called a dead arm after being hit in the biceps early in the game. Toronto won the battle of supporting casts, and the game.

02/13/2013

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Lichtenstein: Nets Come Up Big In Brooklyn Home Opener

The Nets’ opening night win at Barclays Center was a big step forward for the revitalized franchise.

11/04/2012