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Athletic trainer Tim Walsh with Brook Lopez #11 (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: No Coincidence Nets’ Defense Has Improved Since Lopez Went Down

These are the Nets we expected to see when they made all that fuss over the summer, even if it took a heartbreaking injury to their All-Star center to get them there.

01/21/2014

Brook Lopez (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Nets Center Brook Lopez Undergoes Successful Season-Ending Foot Surgery

All-Star center Brook Lopez who was averaging a team-high 20.7 points, will miss the remainder of the season and the Nets expect him back for offseason workouts.

01/04/2014

Brook Lopez (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Report: Nets Turned Down Pau-Gasol-For-Brook-Lopez Offer

The trade was proposed before Brooklyn’s center suffered a foot injury that ended his season prematurely. Lopez will undergo surgery to fix the fractured fifth metatarsal in his right foot on Saturday.

12/30/2013

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

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

Brook Lopez (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Nets Star Center Brook Lopez Out Indefinitely With A Broken Foot

The Nets said Saturday that Brook Lopez was hurt during its overtime loss at Philadelphia on Friday and the team would issue another update next week after consultation with their doctors.

12/21/2013

Martell Webster of the Washington Wizards shoots against the Brooklyn Nets on December 18, 2013. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Loss Simple To Explain — Outworked By Hungrier Wizards

There are no excuses this time. Not injuries, coaching, the refs. This one was all about one team outworking the other. Washington was hungrier and ate the Nets for dinner.

12/19/2013

Mirza Teletovic shoots against Tony Wroten of the Philadelphia 76ers. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Offense Gets Boost From Increased Teletovic Role

OK, they were facing the Sixers. But there was definitely something different in Brooklyn last night in the Nets’ easy-breezy 130-94 victory.

12/17/2013

Deron Williams (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Nets’ Furious Comeback Stopped Short By Pistons Late

Andre Drummond had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons held off a determined Brooklyn rally, beating the Nets 103-99 on Friday night.

12/13/2013

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20:  Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets celebrates after hitting a basket with Deron Williams #8 against the Chicago Bulls during Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center on April 20, 2013 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Lopez, Williams Lead Nets To 102-93 Win Over Clippers

Brook Lopez had 16 points and Deron Williams 15 for the Nets, who won their season-high third straight. Pierce scored 10 points off the bench in his second game back from a broken hand.

12/13/2013

Deron Williams shoots against Jeff Green of the Boston Celtics on December 10, 2013 at Barclays Center. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: D-Will Returns To Rescue Nets, Embattled Coach Kidd

All that was missing was the heroic cry, “Here I come to save the day!” Deron Williams was his old high-stepping self Tuesday in leading the Nets to a 104-96 victory over Boston.

12/11/2013

The Nets' Kevin Garnett and Brook Lopez high-five during their game against Boston on Dec. 10, 2013, at Barclays Center. (credit: Getty Images)

Nets Get Healthy, Top Celtics

Deron Williams scored a season-high 25 points in his return to the lineup, Brook Lopez added 24, and the Nets beat the Boston Celtics 104-96 Tuesday night.

12/11/2013

Brook Lopez shoots a free throw during the Nets' win in Minnesota on Jan. 23, 2013.  (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez, Nets Beat Milwaukee 90-82

Brook Lopez scored 32 points, Joe Johnson had 15 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-82 on Saturday night for their first winning streak of the season.

12/07/2013

Head Coach Jason Kidd of the Brooklyn Nets stands with Lawrence Frank. Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: In Defense Of Jason Kidd’s Reassignment Of Lawrence Frank

Hopefully, as Kidd explained in his press conference, this was all about basketball and not something related to Frank’s personal situation.

12/04/2013

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

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