Brook Lopez

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

Joe Johnson (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Johnson, Nets Claw Past Grizzlies, 97-88

Joe Johnson scored 26 points, Brook Lopez added 12 of his 20 in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 97-88 on Saturday night.

11/30/2013

The Nets’ Reggie Evans, right, works the ball against the Rockets’ Donatas Motiejunas during the game at Toyota Center on Nov. 29, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Kidd Benches All Starters But Lopez In Second Half Of Blowout Loss To Rockets

Chandler Parsons scored 21 points, making six 3-pointers, and the Houston Rockets picked up their fourth straight win, rolling to an easy 114-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.

11/29/2013

Deron Williams (8) and Brook Lopez (11) against the Chicago Bulls during Game 5. (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Nets Missing Two Starters, Two Reserves Against Detroit

Brook Lopez and Deron Williams both were out again with sprained left ankles.

11/24/2013

Brooklyn’s Paul Pierce, right, drives to the basket against the Timberwolves on Nov. 22, 2013, at Target Center in Minneapolis. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Garnett, Nets Non-Competitive In 30-Point Loss To Timberwolves

Kevin Love had 17 points, 16 rebounds and four assists in just 28 minutes, and the Timberwolves beat Kevin Garnett for the first time since he left Minnesota in a 111-81 victory over the woeful Brooklyn Nets on Friday.

11/22/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Giglio: Jason Kidd Deserves Time To Prove Himself In Brooklyn

If the Nets continue to struggle, feel free to point out injuries and issues with chemistry, but give the head coach a chance to get his feet wet before declaring that he can’t do the job.

11/22/2013

Nets guard Joe Johnson, center. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

‘Big Shot’ Joe Arrives In Final Second Of Overtime, Nets Stun Suns

Joe Johnson stole a pass and dropped in a short jumper as time expired in overtime, giving the Brooklyn Nets a 100-98 win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.

11/16/2013

Kevin Garnett #2 and Jason Kidd of the Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Dawn Of Kidd Era Has Been Nets Fans’ Worst Nightmare

Jason Kidd has options. Now is the time to start using them instead of doing nothing and allowing this early derailment to cause a full-blown train wreck.

11/14/2013

Brook Lopez (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nets Drop Third Straight In 107-86 Rout By Kings

Marcus Thornton scored a season-high 24 points after losing his starting spot to rookie Ben McLemore, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Brooklyn Nets 107-86 on Wednesday night.

11/14/2013

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

Brooklyn head coach Jason Kidd, right, talks with point guard Deron Williams during the second half of the Nets’ 112-108 overtime loss to the Wizards on Nov. 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nets’ Garnett, Pierce Rendered Null And Void By Wizards In OT Loss

Trevor Ariza hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in the extra period Friday night as the Washington Wizards topped the Brooklyn Nets 112-108.

11/08/2013

Derrick Favors #15 of the Utah Jazz goes up to shoot against Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Are Still Waiting For Defensive Consistency From Lopez

It sounds blasphemous, considering all that Lopez brings to the table, but it might behoove Kidd to make Lopez the odd man out in certain games where his defensive liabilities exceed his offensive assets.

11/06/2013

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