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TORONTO, ON - APRIL 19:  Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets plays against Terrence Ross #31 of the Toronto Rapters in Game One of the NBA Eastern Conference play-offs at the Air Canada Centre on April 19, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Williams, Johnson, Lead Nets In 94-87 Game 1 Win Over Raptors

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their first round playoff series.

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Jason Kidd of the Brooklyn Nets shares a word with his team on April 5, 2014. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein’s Playoff Preview: Nets Will Get Past Raptors, But It Won’t Be Easy

For Brooklyn to advance to the second round for the first time since 2007 (when, ironically, the sixth-seeded New Jersey Nets upset third-seeded Toronto), the following matters must be addressed.

04/18/2014

The Brooklyn Knight leads the Nets against the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Playoff Schedule: Dates, Times, TV Info For Opening Series Against Raptors

The NBA’s playoff seeds are set, and to the relief of many, the Brooklyn Nets won’t be facing Chicago in the first round.

04/17/2014

Dillon Gee (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Jerry’s Update — Yanks, Mets, Nets And More

Jerry was in a festive mood for Boomer’s birthday and why not? There was so much good New York sports news to update the guys about.

WFAN–04/17/2014

Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets goes up for the layup against the New York Knicks at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on April 15, 2014. (Photo by Reid B. Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Playoff Success, Not Knicks’ Demise, Will Boost Nets’ Brand

Let’s hold off on this New York City takeover thing, OK? Hey Deron Williams — how about the Nets winning a round in the playoffs first?

04/16/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Nets Drawing Up A Plan To Lose?

There is a belief out there that Jason Kidd’s team might be intentionally losing to avoid playing the Bulls in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Boomer and Craig both like the strategy.

WFAN–04/16/2014

Nets Anthem Audition

Brooklyn Residents Audition To Perform National Anthem At Nets Playoff Games

The Brooklyn Nets have launched a search for the borough’s best.

04/14/2014

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Teletovic, Nets Upend Magic 97-88

Mirza Teletovic scored a team-high 20 points and Joe Johnson and Mason Plumlee each added 17 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 97-88 Sunday night.

04/14/2014

Joe Johnson (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets To Play Kings In Shanghai, Beijing In October

The NBA announced five international preseason games Thursday. The Nets and Sacramento Kings will meet twice in China — Oct. 12 in Shanghai and Oct. 15 in Beijing.

04/10/2014

LeBron James against the Brooklyn Nets at AmericanAirlines Arena on April 8, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

LeBron James Laughs Off Nets As Heat’s Biggest Challenge

A season sweep of the defending champs? Yeah, Brooklyn is for real. But LeBron James doesn’t sound too worried about the red-hot Nets.

04/09/2014

Mason Plumlee #1 of the Brooklyn Nets blocks LeBron James #6 against the Miami Heat on April 8, 2014 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Plumlee, Nets Defy King James To Gain Regular-Season Sweep

NBA refs couldn’t have allowed Nets center Mason Plumlee — a rookie, no less — to get away with a block of the King just two ticks from the final buzzer, could they?

04/09/2014

Andray Blatche and Kevin Garnett (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Even With KG Back, Nets Need Blatche To Step Up In Playoffs

For now, Blatche is a really wild wild-card on the Nets. Many I know would prefer that coach Jason Kidd go with Mason Plumlee in relief. But I don’t agree.

04/07/2014

Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd point guard Deron Williams look on against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on April 2, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Kidd, Nets Blow Opportunity To Keep Pace In East

If Wednesday’s dreadful 110-81 drubbing at the hands of the rival Knicks at MSG showed us anything, it’s that Jason Kidd has much to learn no matter his record in any particular month.

04/03/2014

Barclays Center exterior (Photo by Reid B. Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Gay Server At Barclays Center Files Lawsuit After Harassment Claims

A food server at Barclays Center has claimed that Houston Rockets players assaulted him with homophobic slurs in 2013 at the home of the Nets, according to the New York Post.

04/02/2014

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Nets Snap Skid Vs. Rockets, Grab Playoff Spot With 105-96 Win

The Brooklyn Nets clinched a playoff berth by beating the Houston Rockets for the first time in eight years, getting 32 points from Joe Johnson in a 105-96 victory on Tuesday night.

04/02/2014

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