Lichtenstein: Nets’ Offensive Stagnation Led To Elimination By HawksYou can break down why one of the teams won 60 games during the regular season while the other finished six games under .500 into one simple sentence: The Hawks dribble to pass while the Nets dribble to shoot.
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Resurgent Nets To Try To Force Top-Seeded Hawks To Go The DistanceThey were separated by 22 victories in the regular season and a mere nine points so far in the playoffs.
Lichtenstein: Nets Doomed Down Stretch In Game Of Jack Vs. 5 HawksThe definition of a Nets fan’s fool’s gold: A Jarrett Jack hot shooting streak. You see, Atlanta doesn’t rely on one guy to play hero every possession.
Hawks Hold Off Nets' Late Burst, Take 3-2 Series LeadAl Horford and Jeff Teague scored 20 points apiece, helping the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks hold off the Brooklyn Nets 107-97 Wednesday night in an NBA playoff series that's closer than anyone envisioned.
Pressure Is On Hawks As Nets Look To Take 3-2 Lead In First RoundAtlanta has to know exactly what Brooklyn is feeling right now. And that knowledge might be scary.
Lichtenstein: D-Will, Nets Turnarounds Get Big Assist From HollinsMore important than any strategy, Lionel Hollins has these Nets playing with a passion, an attention to detail on the defensive end, and unselfishness on offense.
Nets Even Series With OT Win Over Hawks In Game 4Deron Williams rebounded from two dismal games with 35 points, and the Brooklyn Nets pulled out a 120-115 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night, tying the series at two games apiece.
Lichtenstein: Disrespected Nets Could Save NBA From 1st-Round DoldrumsConsidering the number of lopsided series in the first round, Monday’s Game 4 between the Nets and Hawks is a must-see event for all NBA fans.
Nets Beat Hawks 91-83, Pull Within 2-1 In Series Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Atlanta 91-83 on Saturday, cutting the Hawks' lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference playoff series.
Nets Put Up A Fight, But Fall In 2-0 Hole To Hawks Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks again survived a tougher-than-expected test from the Brooklyn Nets, holding on for a 96-91 victory.
Lichtenstein: Nets Will Regret Not Capitalizing On Hawks' Subpar PerformanceThis was the game the Nets were praying for -- and yet they still fell short. Don’t count on it occurring again in Game 2.