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Alan Anderson #6 of the Brooklyn Nets celebrates during a game against the Atlanta Hawks in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on April 25, 2015 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Beat Hawks 91-83, Pull Within 2-1 In Series

Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Atlanta 91-83 on Saturday, cutting the Hawks’ lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference playoff series.

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Deron Williams reacts after missing a basket in the final seconds of the Brooklyn Nets' 96-91 loss to the Atlanta Hawks in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on April 22, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Once Again, Nets’ D-Will Comes Up Small In Huge Moment

A Little League coaching colleague of mine has this saying: “You can’t hide in baseball.” It turns out that it’s also true in basketball.

04/23/2015

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 22:  Jeff Teague #0 of the Atlanta Hawks shoots the ball against the Brooklyn Nets in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on April 22, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  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 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Put Up A Fight, But Fall In 2-0 Hole To Hawks

Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks again survived a tougher-than-expected test from the Brooklyn Nets, holding on for a 96-91 victory.

04/23/2015

Mirza Teletovic of the Brooklyn Nets shoots before Game 1 against the Atlanta Hawks on April 19, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Teletovic Probable For Game 2 Against Hawks

Teletovic was ruled out for the season with blood clots in January, but his condition improved and he was cleared to play last week.

04/22/2015

Thaddeus Young of the Brooklyn Nets against the Atlanta Hawks during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on April 19, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Will Regret Not Capitalizing On Hawks’ Subpar Performance

This was the game the Nets were praying for — and yet they still fell short. Don’t count on it occurring again in Game 2.

04/20/2015

Mirza Teletovic (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Teletovic Cleared To Return After Blood Clots In Lungs

The Nets announced Friday that Teletovic would be listed as out for their playoff games, and they would provide updates if his status changed.

04/17/2015

Lionel Hollins of the Brooklyn Nets talks with Joe Johnson #7 and Deron Williams #8 during the game against the Chicago Bulls on April 13, 2015 at Barclays Center. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hollins On WFAN: There’s As Much Pressure On Nets As There Is On Hawks

“We have to go out there and play well. We have to figure out how to slow them down offensively and we’ve gotta figure out how to score against them.”

04/16/2015

Al Horford of the Atlanta Hawks goes up for a shot against the Brooklyn Nets on April 8, 2015 at the Barclays Center (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

The Nets may have snuck into the postseason. But hey, they’re in. And anyone in has a chance to win.

04/16/2015

The Brooklyn Nets during a game against the Orlando Magic on April 15, 2015 at the Barclays Center. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Made The Playoffs! Now, Can They Win A Game?

For whatever cosmic reasons, the Nets will be competing in games with even more meaning. I was wrong about whether they would get there. That won’t stop me from putting on my soothsayer hat again.

04/16/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15:  Thaddeus Young #30 of the Brooklyn Nets goes up for a shot against the Orlando Magic on April 15, 2015 at the Barclays Center 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 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Beat Magic, Sneak Into Playoffs After Pacers Loss

The Brooklyn Nets kept alive their hopes for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot, beating the Orlando Magic 101-88 on Wednesday night behind a career-high 28 points from Bojan Bogdanovic.

04/16/2015

The Brooklyn Nets during the game against the Chicago Bulls on April 13, 2015 at Barclays Center. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Need A Win And A Pacers Loss To Earn Playoff Berth

The Nets now need a win over the Magic and an Indiana loss at Memphis to qualify for the postseason.

04/15/2015

Deron Williams against the Milwaukee Bucks on April 12, 2015 at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Count ‘Em Out — Nets Done After Brick-Fest In Milwaukee

The only thing consistent about this team has been their inconsistency. Here’s one thing you can count on, though: On Wednesday, the Nets will be counted out.

04/13/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against the Washington Wizards on April 10, 2015 at the Barclays Center 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 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez, Nets Roll To 117-80 Rout Of Wizards

Brook Lopez scored 26 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added 22, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the Brooklyn Nets continued their playoff push with a 117-80 blowout of the Washington Wizards on Friday.

04/10/2015

Jarrett Jack (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Playoff Hopes On Brink Of Being Hi-Jacked

Unfortunately, these are your 2014-15 Nets, folks. And if there’s one player who embodies the Brooklyn fans’ frustrations, it’s Jarrett Jack.

04/09/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 8:  Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks goes up for a shot against the Brooklyn Nets on April 8, 2015 at the Barclays Center 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 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Make It Interesting, But Hawks Complete Season Sweep

Al Horford made the go-ahead basket on a dunk with 19 seconds remaining, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Brooklyn Nets 114-111 on Wednesday night to complete a season sweep.

04/09/2015

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