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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

Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets goes up to shoot against Derrick Favors #15 of the Utah Jazz during a game at Barclays Center on November 5, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Brook Lopez Leads Nets In 104-88 Win Over Jazz

Brook Lopez scored a game-high 27 points, Deron Williams had 10 points and eight assists and the Brooklyn Nets ended their four-game losing streak to the Utah Jazz with a 104-88 victory Tuesday night.

11/06/2013

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

Nets Don’t Come Close, Routed By Magic 107-86

Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 12 rebounds as the Orlando Magic routed the Brooklyn Nets 107-86 on Sunday in Jason Kidd’s coaching debut.

11/04/2013

Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets takes to the court during introductions amongst Deron Williams #8 and Paul Pierce #34 prior to the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets PG Deron Williams: We Believe That We’re Better Than The Heat

“I don’t know if we felt we were a better team than the Heat last year,” Williams said. “And so I think in order for us to be able to beat them this year, we have to feel like we are a better team and we can beat them. And I think we do.”

11/01/2013

Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Brooklyn Nets 2013-14 Preview: It’s All Or Nothing

This year’s Nets team has the potential to be off the charts, with far superior depth to support a starting five that has accumulated 35 All Star appearances

10/29/2013

Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets waves to fans after an open practice at Barclays Center on October 20, 2013. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Paul Pierce: Nets ‘Can Be Talked About In NBA History’

“The potential is definitely there for us to be one of those teams that can be talked about in NBA history,” Pierce said. “But it’s up to us to go out there and show it, be healthy and make a great run.”

10/23/2013

Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Can Kidd Bring Culture Of Sharing To Nets From The Bench?

As for Kidd’s Nets, the culture change is a work in progress. The talent is oozing from every corner of the roster, but team chemistry often doesn’t sync overnight, especially with so many new components.

10/18/2013

GM Billy King of the Nets (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

GM Billy King: ‘This Is The Window’ For Nets To Push For A Championship

Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King says “this is the window” for his retooled team to push for a championship.

10/02/2013

(L-R) Joe Johnson #7, Paul Pierce #34, Kevin Garnett #2, Head Coach Jason Kidd, Brook Lopez #11, and Deron Williams #8 of the Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

It’s That Time, Again: Lichtenstein’s Nets Training Camp Primer

Most sports fans focus on baseball and football during October. For the new-look Brooklyn Nets, however, this just might be their most important month until April.

10/02/2013

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