Andrei Kirilenko

Brandon Davies (Photo by D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Trade Kirilenko, Draft Pick, Gutierrez, Cash To Sixers For Brandon Davies

The 76ers have acquired veteran forward Andrei Kirilenko, a second-round pick in the 2020 draft, guard Jorge Gutierrez and cash considerations from the Nets in exchange for forward Brandon Davies.

12/11/2014

Deron Williams (L) and GM Billy King (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Job Of Dismantling Nets’ Core Belongs To King’s Successor

So … everyone’s seen Billy King’s record when he (twice) had carte blanche to construct a franchise, but now Nets fans are supposed to be OK with ownership allowing him to burn it to the ground?

12/11/2014

Andrei Kirilenko (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Report: Nets Expected To Rid Themselves Of Andrei Kirilenko

The Nets’ forward, who has seen his playing time decrease, will not be with the team this weekend when Brooklyn takes on Oklahoma City and San Antonio.

11/21/2014

Kevin Garnett and Deron Williams during the Brooklyn Nets' open practice on October 26, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler /NBAE via Getty Images)

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

I say 45-37 sounds about right to me–good enough for fifth place in the East. And I’ll set it even without an injury caveat.

10/29/2014

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

Andrei Kirilenko #47 of the Brooklyn Nets stands on the court during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Raptors during the 2014 NBA Playoffs on April 22, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andrei Kirilenko Returning To Nets For 2nd Year Of Deal

Kirilenko will make $3.3 million next season in the final year of a two-year, $6.5 million deal he signed last summer.

06/24/2014

Kevin Garnett (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Kevin Garnett, Andrei Kirilenko Could Return Within Week

The Brooklyn Nets say Kevin Garnett is hoping to return from a back injury next weekend or during their trip to Florida on April 8-9.

03/31/2014

Jorge Gutierrez #13 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots during a game against the Boston Celtics at Barclays Center on March 21, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jorge Gutierrez Gets New Deal From Nets, Fine From NBA

Gutierrez was fined $15,000 by the league on Friday for excessive contact on a foul, shortly after the Nets signed the rookie point guard to a multiyear contract.

03/28/2014

Deron Williams dunks over Ish Smith of the Phoenix Suns at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Lucky? Psshh! Red-Hot Nets Are Straight-Up Good

During an NBA season, I get that teams need luck by the barrel to compete on a nightly basis. However, I submit to you that this Nets run has gone well beyond cosmic fortune.

03/18/2014

Andray Blatche shoots over David Lee of the Golden State Warriors on January 8, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets-Warriors Shows Why NBA Should Fix Insane Scheduling

For all of you who overpay like me to watch games in person or at home via cable/satellite/internet, you are getting swindled. We pay to see stars. Unfortunately, too often we are getting the understudies.

01/09/2014

Nets point guard Deron Williams with head coach Jason Kidd (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Recent Winning Streak Not Tied To Kidd’s Wardrobe

I get this kind of logic from my kids all the time: A followed B, therefore B caused A. But I also know that, unless ties were preventing oxygen from flowing to his brain, there’s more to this streak than Kidd ditching his neckwear.

01/07/2014

Brook Lopez (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

GM Billy King Says Nets Won’t Go Into ‘Panic Mode’ Following Lopez Injury

GM Billy King said that the Brooklyn Nets are disappointed by the latest injury to Brook Lopez, but are not in panic mode. Lopez fractured the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot.

12/22/2013

Paul Pierce (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Nets’ Paul Pierce Out 2-4 Weeks With Broken Bone In Right Hand

The team said Monday that Pierce had been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the third metacarpal of his right hand. He was hurt Friday in the first half of a loss at Houston.

12/02/2013

Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Offense Under Kidd Has Been Totally Offensive

Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd seems to be out of answers after going with the end of his bench for much of the fourth quarter in Sunday’s loss.

11/25/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: No Need For Nets To Panic — But Adjustments Are Needed

Unfortunately for Jason Kidd, he is under a finely-tuned microscope given his owner’s grand expectations.

11/10/2013

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