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Metta World Peace (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Metta World Peace Will Add The Toughness Knicks Sorely Need

Metta World Peace’s renowned tenacity is exactly what the Knicks needed to add to their defensively-inept roster.

07/16/2013

Doc Rivers and Rajon Rondo of the Celtics. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Celtics Expect Doc Rivers To Return, Deny Nets Chance To Speak With Coveted Head Coach

The Celtics have denied the Nets the opportunity to speak with coveted head coach Doc Rivers.

05/24/2013

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

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Bulls, Heat Prepare For Friday’s Pivotal Game 3

The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday’s pivotal game 3.

05/10/2013

Derrick Rose. (credit: Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)

Why No Rose Could Be A Blessing For The Bulls

But I also happen to think this: Playing without Derrick Rose in the playoffs could actually be a very good thing for the Bulls in the long run.

05/10/2013

P.J. Carlesimo (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

King Confirms P.J. Carlesimo Will Not Return As Nets Coach In 2013-14

Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King says P.J. Carlesimo will not return as coach in 2013-14.

05/05/2013

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

Lichtenstein: Outcoached And Outworked, Nets Deserved To Lose Game 7

After all the money, all the hype, and all the expectations that came with owning home-court advantage in an NBA playoff series, Brooklyn’s inaugural season ended with a dud.

05/05/2013

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

Luol Deng (Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Deng Insists Illness Is More Serious Than Flu; Is Questionable For Game 7 In Brooklyn

Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng made it clear Friday on Twitter that the illness that kept him out of a playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets was far more serious than the flu.

05/03/2013

Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz on April 18, 2013 (credit: Mike Pont/Getty Images)

Nets CEO Brett Yormark Talks Exciting Times In Brooklyn

“Having a seventh game here in Brooklyn on our court is something that, obviously, we were hoping for. Our players delivered. And I think the fans are going to deliver in a big time way tomorrow night,” Yormark told WCBS 880′s Steve Scott.

05/03/2013

Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls grabs Andray Blatche of the Brooklyn Nets as Nate Robinson hits the floor in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Blatche, Nets Give Bulls Bad Medicine, Force Game 7

Now both Brooklyn and Chicago face do-or-die scenarios, and you would think that the Nets should have the momentum.

05/03/2013

The Bulls’ Joakim Noah, right, stuffs the Nets’ Brook Lopez to force a jump ball during Game 6 of the teams’ Eastern Conference series on May 2, 2013 in Chicago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gritty Nets Turn Bulls Back Repeatedly, Force Game 7 Saturday

Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson each scored 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets again avoided elimination, beating the short-handed Chicago Bulls 95-92 Thursday to tie their first-round series at 3.

05/03/2013

Joe Johnson and Andray Blatche of the Brooklyn Nets high-five during their Game 5 win over Chicago. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andray Blatche: ‘No Doubt,’ Nets Better Than Bulls

Despite being in a 3-2 hole against the Chicago Bulls, the Brooklyn Nets insist they are the team to beat in this best-of-seven series.

05/02/2013

Deron Williams (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Looking To Buck Trend, Win In Chicago For 1st Time To Force Game 7

The most pressing matter for Brooklyn is trying to find a way to win in Chicago, something it hasn’t done this season. The Nets dropped both regular-season matchups there and lost Games 3 and 4.

05/01/2013

Joe Johnson and Andray Blatche of the Brooklyn Nets high-five during their Game 5 win over Chicago. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: No Deja Vu In Brooklyn; Nets Close Deal, Stave Off Elimination

Though I’ve got to stick with my Bulls in six prediction, maybe the Nets have finally figured out how to close games. I’d give almost anything to be wrong.

04/30/2013

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