First Season In Brooklyn Is One To Forget For Nets Guard Joe JohnsonJoe Johnson slumped in Game 7, only scoring six points as the Nets were eliminated.
Nets Not Dwelling On Game 4 Triple Overtime LossGame 4 hurt the Nets physically and mentally, but there's nothing they can do about it. They're focused on Game 5 in Brooklyn.
Nets Lose Game 4 Heartbreaker To Bulls In Triple OT, Bulls Take 3-1 Series LeadJoe Johnson's inspiration wasn't enough as the Brooklyn Nets lost Game 4 in triple OT. The Bulls take a 3-1 series lead.
Nets Lose Heartbreaker To Bulls In Game 3; Chicago Leads Series 2-1Brook Lopez led the Nets with 22 points, but it wasn't enough as the Nets lost 79-76 to the Bulls in Game 3. The Bulls are now up 2-1 in the series.
Lichtenstein: Playoff Preview — Bad Matchup With Bulls Will Send Nets Home In 6Strategically speaking, I can’t imagine a worse matchup -- outside of Miami -- for the Nets, who lost three of four to Chicago during the regular season.
Bulls Beat Wizards To Lock Up No. 5 Seed In EastCarlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.
1971-72 Lakers' Record Safe As Bulls End Heat's Winning Streak At 27No last-second shot. No fourth-quarter rally. No record for LeBron James and the Miami Heat, either.
Lichtenstein: Nets’ Second-Half Offense Has Avery Johnson On The Hot SeatWith 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.
Tired, Sloppy Knicks Defeated By Sharp-Defending BullsKnicks' shooters went cold on Saturday night as the Bulls snapped the Knicks' five-game winning streak.
Lichtenstein: Lopez May Be A Consolation Prize, But He’s Still Key To Nets’ FortunesWith all of the hype and bravado surrounding Nets training camp this week after their summer roster makeover, I believe it is Lopez, one of the six returning players, who holds the team’s key to the playoff kingdom.
Schmeelk: NBA Playoffs Serve As A Reality Check For Coaches, General ManagersThe NBA playoffs serve as a huge reality check for teams, showing them their true weaknesses and where they have to get better if they want to win a title.
Nets Charge Past Bulls, 97-85Led by Deron Williams and Kris Humphries, the Nets cruised past the Chicago Bulls, 97-85 on Saturday evening.