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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

MarShon Brooks (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Trading Brooks For Late Pick Would Be A King-Sized Mistake

Various media reports are suggesting that the brain trust in Brooklyn (meaning general manager Billy King) wants to add a first-round pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft and is willing to cede swingman MarShon Brooks to get it. As usual, I have no idea what King is thinking.

06/26/2013

Brook Lopez (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Brook Lopez’s Ongoing Foot Woes

Lopez, the Brooklyn Nets’ 7-foot center, is reportedly in a walking boot after undergoing his third foot surgery in two years, this time to replace the bent hardware stabilizing his right fifth metatarsal. Though this isn’t another re-fracture, a period of rest and rehab will follow.

06/25/2013

Brook Lopez (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nets Center Brook Lopez Undergoes Surgery On Right Foot

“During the course of Brook’s postseason physical, our doctors found that the screw in his surgically repaired right foot had bent,” general manager Billy King said. “The screw was subsequently replaced, and Brook should resume basketball-related activities in August.”

06/24/2013

P.J. Carlesimo (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former Nets Head Coach P.J. Carlesimo On Firing: ‘I’m Tremendously Disappointed’

“It’s the way it is,” Carlesimo told Mike Francesa. “I’m disappointed. I’m not a little disappointed, I’m tremendously disappointed, just because I feel strongly about what a great situation this was.”

05/06/2013

P.J. Carlesimo (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images), Billy King (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Carlesimo Had To Go, But Why Does King Still Reign?

If job security was contingent on overall performance this season, how in the world did Billy King finagle his way to a contract extension while the Nets were still in the playoffs?

05/06/2013

P.J. Carlesimo (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

King Confirms P.J. Carlesimo Will Not Return As Nets Coach In 2013-14

Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King says P.J. Carlesimo will not return as coach in 2013-14.

05/05/2013

P.J. Carlesimo, Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Outcoached And Outworked, Nets Deserved To Lose Game 7

After all the money, all the hype, and all the expectations that came with owning home-court advantage in an NBA playoff series, Brooklyn’s inaugural season ended with a dud.

05/05/2013

Kris Humphries battles with Carlos Boozer. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nets Ready For ‘Biggest Game In Brooklyn’ Game 7

The Nets are counting on a true home-court advantage against the banged-up Bulls on Saturday night.

05/04/2013

The Bulls’ Joakim Noah, right, stuffs the Nets’ Brook Lopez to force a jump ball during Game 6 of the teams’ Eastern Conference series on May 2, 2013 in Chicago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gritty Nets Turn Bulls Back Repeatedly, Force Game 7 Saturday

Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson each scored 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets again avoided elimination, beating the short-handed Chicago Bulls 95-92 Thursday to tie their first-round series at 3.

05/03/2013

The Nets’ Kris Humphries, left, and the Bulls’ Marco Belinelli fight for a rebound during Game 5 of the teams’ Eastern Conference quarterfinal series on April 29 at the Barclays Center.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Blatche, Wallace Take Over Late As Nets Rip Bulls To Force Game 6

Brook Lopez had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Deron Williams added 23 points and 10 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Chicago 110-91 on Monday night, cutting the Bulls’ lead to 3-2 in their first-round playoff series.

04/30/2013

Joe Johnson of the Nets. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Nets Lose Game 4 Heartbreaker To Bulls In Triple OT, Bulls Take 3-1 Series Lead

Joe Johnson’s inspiration wasn’t enough as the Brooklyn Nets lost Game 4 in triple OT. The Bulls take a 3-1 series lead.

04/27/2013

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

Lichtenstein: Extend King? Now? Let’s Get Real, Nets Still Have Series To Win

Give me $330 million to spend on contracts and I can piece together a pretty good team, too. And why knight King before the Bulls are slain?

04/26/2013

P.J. Carlesimo, Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Nets Lose Heartbreaker To Bulls In Game 3; Chicago Leads Series 2-1

Brook Lopez led the Nets with 22 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Nets lost 79-76 to the Bulls in Game 3. The Bulls are now up 2-1 in the series.

04/26/2013

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