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A general view of Charlotte Hornets fans on opening night before their game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Time Warner Cable Arena on October 29, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Sorry, But The NBA Is Just … Just … Boring!

I apologize for my foul take on the NBA. Maybe I’m just feeling foul because baseball season went into hibernation last night.

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BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 29: Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics drives against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on October 29, 2014 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. 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 2014 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau /NBAE via Getty Images)

Rondo Returns, Celtics Top Nets In Season Opener

Rajon Rondo returned from a broken hand and had 13 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds in the season opener Wednesday night to help the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 121-105.

10/30/2014

Kevin Garnett and Deron Williams during the Brooklyn Nets' open practice on October 26, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler /NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Despite Question Marks, Nets Are Still A Playoff Team

I say 45-37 sounds about right to me–good enough for fifth place in the East. And I’ll set it even without an injury caveat.

10/29/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hollins, Nets Looking To Start Season Strong Against Celtics

A season after some middling results with the NBA’s most expensive roster, the Nets are starting fresh this season with a new coach, a thinned-down payroll and – they hope – a stronger start.

10/29/2014

Nets point guard Deron Williams, right, shoots against the Boston Celtics during a preseason game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Oct. 19, 2014. (Photo by Nat Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

SEASON PREVIEW: Nets Have Lower Expectations, But Plan To Contend

The Brooklyn Nets were one of the biggest stories in basketball at this time last year, a team that had spent like never before and believed it had built a title contender. They didn’t get close.

10/21/2014

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Jared Max: 44-Minute Games? Don’t Stop There, NBA Commish

How about 10-minute quarters — can we compromise there? Forty minutes of basketball would replicate the college game, where NBA players were groomed.

10/21/2014

BROOKLYN, NY - OCTOBER 20: Mason Plumlee #1 of the Brooklyn Nets shakes hands with Joe Johnson #7 during the game against the Philadelphia 76ers on October 20, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. 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 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nat Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Plumlee Scores 20, Lifts Nets To 99-88 Win Over Philadelphia

Mason Plumlee had 20 points and 17 rebounds to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 99-88 on Monday night.

10/21/2014

Brook Lopez

Lichtenstein: 44-Minute Games Won’t Solve NBA’s Injury Crisis

The league seems content to take as much of the fans’ money as fast as they can, even if it means more performances by understudies in lieu of marquee attractions like Brook Lopez.

10/20/2014

Brook Lopez has his right foot worked on prior to practice on October 5, 2014 at the Brooklyn Nets' practice facility in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Here We Go Again: Nets’ Lopez Out 10-14 Days With Foot Sprain

The Nets said Thursday that X-rays and a CT scan revealed no fractures or bone injuries. Brook Lopez missed most of last season after breaking the foot Dec. 21.

10/17/2014

Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets talks in the huddle during practice as part of the 2014 NBA Global Games on October 14, 2014 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: 5 Takeaways From Nets’ Trip To China

At least Deron Williams isn’t returning to the U.S. in a walking boot. He survived the trip, which is all the Nets want from him out of this preseason.

10/16/2014

The Nets’ Mason Plumlee shoots against the Sacramento Kings during the 2014 NBA Global Games at the MasterCard Center on Oct. 15, 2014, in Beijing, China. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Teletovic Powers Nets To Overtime Win Over Kings In China

Mirza Teletovic scored 22 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 129-117 overtime preseason victory over the Sacramento Kings in the second of their two NBA exhibition games in China.

10/15/2014

Barclays Center (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Tabs Nets, Celtics For Experimental 44-Minute Game

The NBA announced Tuesday that it would shorten each quarter by one minute during Sunday’s preseason game at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

10/14/2014

The Nets' Mirza Teletovic shoots against Sacramento's Derrick Williams on Oct. 12, 2014, in Shanghai. (credit: Getty Images)

Nets Edge Kings 97-95 In China

Mirza Teletovic sank a 3-pointer with less than a minute remaining to lift the Brooklyn Nets to a 97-95 preseason win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday in the first of two NBA exhibition games to be played in China this year.

10/12/2014

Alan Anderson (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Have Their Core Four, But Who Will Take The Fifth?

Assuming they stay healthy — and that’s a pretty big assumption given their medical history — the Nets will revolve around the quartet of Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez and Kevin Garnett.

10/07/2014

Mikhail Prokhorov (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Prokhorov Willing To Sell Nets ‘For The Right Price’

Mikhail Prokhorov is reportedly open to selling a portion of the Brooklyn Nets. But one major detail is in question: Would he part with a controlling stake?

10/03/2014

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