C.J. Watson

Andray Blatche (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Blatche Re-Signing Looms Large As Nets Restock Bench

Though Blatche’s high-risk decisions with the ball sometimes backfired, the skills he displayed had the fans begging for more.

07/02/2013

MarShon Brooks (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Trading Brooks For Late Pick Would Be A King-Sized Mistake

Various media reports are suggesting that the brain trust in Brooklyn (meaning general manager Billy King) wants to add a first-round pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft and is willing to cede swingman MarShon Brooks to get it. As usual, I have no idea what King is thinking.

06/26/2013

Former interim Nets coach P.J. Carlesimo. 2013 NBAE (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Carlesimo’s Attempt To Alter Conversation Doesn’t Alter Nets’ Universe

Who said anything about a championship? Even the most optimistic fan knows that the Nets are miles away from “glory road.”

05/24/2013

Kris Humphries battles with Carlos Boozer. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nets Ready For ‘Biggest Game In Brooklyn’ Game 7

The Nets are counting on a true home-court advantage against the banged-up Bulls on Saturday night.

05/04/2013

P.J. Carlesimo, Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Bulls Comeback Puts Nets, Carlesimo On Brink

Do you think Carlesimo should return to the Nets in 2013-14?

04/28/2013

Luis Scola #14 of the Phoenix Suns and Kris Humphries #43 of the Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Fortunate To Avoid Burn From Lowly Suns

Despite being encouraged by the Nets’ inspired basketball in a 101-95 loss in Los Angeles, I just knew I was in for a letdown Sunday as the Nets invaded Phoenix.

03/25/2013

Head coach P.J. Carlesimo speaks with his players during a timeout. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Hit Road For Season-Defining Trip

17 days. Eight games. All on the road. Monday night starts the defining portion of the Nets’ schedule.

03/18/2013

P.J. Carlesimo (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: It’s Time For P.J. Carlesimo To Pare The Cast

For the Nets, it’s back to the drawing board. It’s not the first time during this rollercoaster campaign that they’ve had to take a harder look at their inner workings in a search for consistent basketball.

03/06/2013

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Report: Nets Make Offer For Celtics’ Pierce; Howard Staying In LA

The Nets reportedly had their eyes on Celtics forward Paul Pierce, but Brooklyn’s trade proposal wasn’t enough for Boston to pull the trigger.

02/21/2013

The Nets' Andray Blatche shoots against the Bucks' Larry Sanders on Feb. 20, 2013 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wis. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Erase Double-Digit Halftime Deficit, Surprise Bucks

Five points separated the Nets and the Bucks in their home-and-home set, and Brooklyn came away with two straight last-second victories.

02/20/2013

The Nets’ C.J. Watson, right, shoots a mid-range shot against the Nuggets at the Barclays Center on Feb. 13, 2013. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Rain 3s, Get Huge Games From Johnson, Watson, Light Up Nuggets

The Brooklyn Nets were staring at second-half collapses similar to the one that did them in during Sunday night’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs. This time Joe Johnson and the Nets were able to stave off a late run by the Denver Nuggets.

02/13/2013

MarShon Brooks (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Brooks’ Kobe-Esque Performance Begs For An Encore

When MarShon Brooks has his game going, he is a threat to score from almost any spot on the floor.

01/06/2013

The Nets' Brook Lopez, center, shoots over two Bucks during the teams' meeting on Dec. 26, 2012, in Milwaukee, Wis. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bucks Continue Mastery Of Nets, Earn 13th Straight Victory In Series

Brook Lopez had 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Nets missed a chance to get back to .500 on the road (6-7) and lost their third straight.

12/26/2012

Avery Johnson (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Second-Half Offense Has Avery Johnson On The Hot Seat

With more than a quarter of the season in the books, Johnson’s honeymoon is over and he has run out of mulligans. As the Nets travel to Manhattan, Johnson’s team is on life support.

12/19/2012

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Lichtenstein: Nets Come Up Big In Brooklyn Home Opener

The Nets’ opening night win at Barclays Center was a big step forward for the revitalized franchise.

11/04/2012

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