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Mikhail Prokhorov (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Silverman: Nets May Think They Hit Lottery, But Celtics Trade Could Backfire

While the Nets will have a starting lineup that includes Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez along with Pierce and Garnett, you have to worry about the longevity of this team.

06/28/2013

Nets GM Billy King (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Giglio: Nets’ Process Of Becoming Contenders Must Be Praised

For years, aside from the Jason Kidd era, the Nets had no chance to compete for a championship. Now they do.

06/28/2013

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Nets To Acquire Pierce, Garnett In Mega-Deal With Celtics

On the day they hosted the NBA draft, the Nets were making much bigger noise with the transaction that will send Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to a new Atlantic Division home.

06/28/2013

Mason Plumlee of the Duke Blue Devils. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Nets Select Duke Forward Mason Plumlee 22nd Overall

The Nets took Duke big-man Mason Plumlee 22nd overall at the 2013 NBA Draft. It was a pick that satisfied the Barclays Center crowd.

06/27/2013

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

Report: Done Deal! Nets Agree In Principle On Deal That Brings Garnett And Pierce To Brooklyn

According to Yahoo! Sports, the Nets have agreed a mega-deal that brings Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to Brooklyn.

06/27/2013

Doc Rivers (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics, Clippers Agree On Doc Rivers Trade

Knicks fans will be seeing a whole lot less of Doc Rivers next season and beyond.

06/24/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Should Stop Kidding Themselves On J-Kidd’s Candidacy

Since Kidd single-handedly turned around the Nets franchise upon his trade to New Jersey in 2002, they owe him. If there’s some capacity in which Kidd could fit in with the club’s long-term plans, it’s worth the discussion. Just not as head coach.

06/10/2013

Jason Collins (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jason Collins Marches In Boston Gay Pride Parade

NBA veteran Jason Collins marched in Boston’s gay pride parade after coming out in April.

06/08/2013

Jeff Van Gundy. Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Nets Discuss Head Coaching Vacancy With Jeff Van Gundy

According to a report, the Nets and former NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy have begun preliminary talks over their head coaching position.

06/01/2013

Doc Rivers and Rajon Rondo of the Celtics. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Celtics Expect Doc Rivers To Return, Deny Nets Chance To Speak With Coveted Head Coach

The Celtics have denied the Nets the opportunity to speak with coveted head coach Doc Rivers.

05/24/2013

Stanley Cup Playoffs logo (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Ahead Of Rangers-Bruins, A Look At The Legendary Boston-New York Sports Rivalry

Here’s a look at the very best of the Boston-New York rivalries in football, basketball, baseball and hockey. Enjoy the history lesson.

05/15/2013

J.R. Smith of the Knicks. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Knicks Guard J.R. Smith Fined For Flopping

Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for flopping in Game 1 against the Pacers.

05/10/2013

Carmelo Anthony, Jason Kidd and Steve Novak of the Knicks. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Ready To Rumble With Rough And Tough Pacers

Carmelo Anthony isn’t letting a sore shoulder get in his way when the Knicks square off against the Pacers on Sunday

05/04/2013

Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Anthony Comes Up Big When It Matters, Eliminated Celtics Pondering Future

The Knicks are writing a new chapter of history after winning their first playoff series since 2000.

05/04/2013

The Knicks celebrate their playoff series win over the Celtics following their Game 6 victory on May 3, 2013, in Boston. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Withstand Rally, Finish Off Celtics In Game 6 For First Series Win Since 2000

Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points and the New York Knicks held on after blowing most of a 26-point lead to beat the Boston Celtics 88-80 in Game 6 on Friday night and advance in the postseason for the first time since 2000.

05/03/2013

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