Andrei Kirilenko

Paul Pierce #34 and Andrei Kirilenko #47 of the Brooklyn Nets practice during NBA TV's Real Training Camp in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andrei Kirilenko Reminds J-Kidd Of — Wait For It — LeBron James

“I’m not putting AK in (LeBron’s class in terms of talent),” Kidd said, “but when you talk about guys who fill up the stat sheet, that’s what he does and that’s what he’s always done.”

10/10/2013

Andray Blatche and Kevin Garnett of the Brooklyn Nets high-five on the sidelines against the Washington Wizards on October 8, 2013. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: New-Look Nets Unveil Star-Studded Cast

The regular season can’t start soon enough. We may have only dipped our toe in the water Tuesday night, but we can’t wait to dive in.

10/09/2013

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

Raymond Felton (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Felton Responds To Pierce, Declares Nets ‘Will Never Take Over The City’

Knicks guard Raymond Felton responded to Paul Pierce’s claim that the Nets will own New York.

08/19/2013

J.R. Smith (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

J.R. Smith: Knicks Are ‘Still The Marquee Team In New York’

“It’s an unbelievable move for (Nets coach Jason Kidd) to have a team like that to start off his first year,’’ Smith said. “They have a great chance to compete for a title. But we’re still the marquee team in New York.”

08/09/2013

Andrei Kirilenko (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Kirilenko: ‘It’s Time To Take A Shot To Win A Title’

He says that after 11 seasons in the NBA, “it’s time to take a shot to win a title.” Kirilenko says he has no regrets about leaving money on the table.

08/01/2013

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

Deron Williams (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Deron Needed To Answer Questions At Press Conference

All those questions directed at the newcomers at the press conference would have been more appropriate for Williams, the man with that one ball in his hands most often.

07/19/2013

Kevin Garnett #2, Paul Pierce #34 and Jason Terry #31 of the Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Introduce New Stars Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce At Barclays Center

Traded from Boston to Brooklyn, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were introduced along with Jason Terry on Thursday at a news conference at Barclays Center, their new home.

07/18/2013

Paul Pierce #34 and Kevin Garnett #5 (Photo by Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets, Celtics Finalize Deal That Sends Pierce, Garnett To Brooklyn

The Nets and Celtics finalized their draft-night trade Friday, a nine-player, three-draft-pick swap centered on the two aging champions who won a title in Boston in 2008.

07/12/2013

Mikhail Prokhorov (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Prokhorov Has Gone All In, And The Expectations Have Risen

Prokhorov isn’t putting up all this money just to make the playoffs — he wants a championship, or at least a serious run at it. Kidd, with help from his staff, will have to sort out all these new parts to find the right formula in a hurry.

07/12/2013

Andrei Kirilenko (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Add Another Piece In Forward Andrei Kirilenko

The Nets have agreed to a contract with Kirilenko, another strong addition for a team that has loaded up on talent this offseason.

07/12/2013

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