Brooklyn Nets

Nets’ point guard Deron Williams, left, goes up for a shot against the Knicks on Nov. 7, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Williams Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

It’s early, but it appears Deron Williams is a different player than a season ago. The veteran point guard has done basically everything right of late and on Monday was rewarded for it.

11/10/2014

Members of the Jets celebrate during their 20-13 win over Pittsburgh at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports — Week 2

It’s time once again to look at who’s hot and who’s not on the New York/New Jersey sports landscape.

11/10/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images); Joe Johnson (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Still Developing Identities, Knicks And Nets Set To Meet At Barclays

The New York Knicks are still laboring with their new triangle offense and that could make it challenging for them to extend a three-game win streak in Brooklyn.

11/07/2014

Knicks fan holds up a sign (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images); Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Prokhorov, Nets Continue to Needlessly Obsess Over Knicks

Mr. Prokhorov, let’s forget about this Knicks nonsense for a while and get down to what this organization really needs: a competent general manager.

11/07/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Nikola Pekovic #14 of the Minnesota Timberwolves attempts to drive around Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets in the second half at the Barclays Center on November 5, 2014 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.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Nets Let One Slip Away, Fall To Timberwolves 98-91

Nikola Pekovic converted a tiebreaking three-point play with 48 seconds left, and the Minnesota Timberwolves scored the final nine points of the game to beat the Brooklyn Nets 98-91 on Wednesday night.

11/06/2014

Head coach Jason Kidd of the Milwaukee Bucks celebrates during a game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on November 4, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jason Kidd On Nets, Prokhorov: ‘I’ll Let Them Keep Talking’

“I’m no longer in Brooklyn,” the future Hall of Famer said. “Unfortunately they keep talking about it. I don’t. I’ll let them keep talking.”

11/05/2014

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov speaks to the media before Brooklyn's home opener at Barclays Center on November 3, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Prokhorov’s Musings Overshadow Nets Home Opener

Whenever Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is in town to watch his favorite American toy play basketball, the game often turns out to be of secondary importance. That was the case Monday night.

11/04/2014

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov speaks to the media before Brooklyn's home opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Barclays Center on November 3, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Prokhorov Tweaks Kidd, Vows To Keep Majority Stake In Nets

Sprinkling humor among his talk about basketball business, the Russian billionaire joked about the departure of Jason Kidd: “Don’t let the door hit you where the good Lord has split you.”

11/04/2014

Brook Lopez signs autographs during the Brooklyn Nets' open practice on October 26, 2014 at Barclays Center. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler /NBAE via Getty Images)

Brook Lopez ‘Anxious’ For Return In Nets’ Home Opener

The 7-footer admitted he was eager after practice on Sunday, saying his delayed season debut feels “like Christmas.”

11/03/2014

Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets drives against the Detroit Pistons on November 1, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. 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 D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Earn First Win, Beat Pistons 102-90

Joe Johnson scored 15 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets earned their first victory of the season, beating the Detroit Pistons 102-90 Saturday night.

11/01/2014

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.

10/30/2014

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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