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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

C.J. Watson #1 of the Brooklyn Nets drives against Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Playoff Preview — Bad Matchup With Bulls Will Send Nets Home In 6

Strategically 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.

04/18/2013

A close-up of the jersey of Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony Tops NBA’s Jersey Sales List, Passes LeBron James

Anthony took over the No. 1 spot on the league’s sales list on Tuesday, moving past MVP LeBron James and becoming the first Knicks player at the top since the first list was released in 2001-02.

04/09/2013

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Silverman: Advice To Carmelo — Come Home And Forget About All-Star Weekend

Anthony shouldn’t even put himself in position to get drawn into the game. He needs to fly back home and take the weekend off. He needs to give the Knicks a chance.

02/14/2013

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Lichtenstein: Nets’ Heavy Diet Of Isolations Can’t Beat NBA Elite

A new city, arena and roster have stepped up new expectations. It’s no longer acceptable for the Nets to merely beat up on the weak. This team is built to contend now.

12/16/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Rank First In Jersey Sales For First Time Since ’04, Lin Falls Out Of Top 15

The Knicks’ hot start on the court is paying dividends for the franchise’s merchandise sector. The league released its latest sales-rankings list on Wednesday, with the Knicks leading the team-sales category for the first time since December 2004.

11/28/2012

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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

Boomer rocking his fedora (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

B&C Morning Show: A Couple Of ‘Near Death’ Experiences And Two Entirely Different Boomer’s

We heard all about Boomer & Craig’s 6 1/2 hour golfing experience yesterday and were then introduced to two very different Boomers.

WFAN–08/17/2012

Marcus Camby of the New York Knicks poses for a studio portrait in Purchase, New York on March 30, 2002. Copyright 2002 NBAE (Photo by Steven Freeman /NBAE/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Knicks’ Back-To-The-Future Approach Has Team Moving In Right Direction

With Marcus Camby returning to Madison Square Garden, the present-day New York Knicks are resembling their defensive-strong teams of the late 1990s. Who is to say that New York can’t be the third-best team in the East?

07/10/2012

Carmelo Anthony gestures during the men's preliminary round group A basketball match USA vs. Germany, on August 18, 2008. (Photo credit FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Carmelo: US Olympic Team Will Overcome Injuries

Carmelo Anthony knows the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team headed to London may not be the powerhouse that was expected.

06/04/2012

Mike Brown (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: NBA Playoffs Serve As A Reality Check For Coaches, General Managers

The 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.

05/24/2012

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76ers Knock Bulls Out Of Playoffs In 79-78 Nail-Biter

Andre Iguodala made the go-ahead free throws with 2.2 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied for a 79-78 victory over the top-seeded Chicago Bulls in Game 6 on Thursday night, advancing to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2003.

05/11/2012

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Deng, Boozer Lead Bulls Past 76ers 77-69

Luol Deng scored 24 points, Carlos Boozer added 19 points and 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 77-69 on Tuesday night to avoid a first-round playoff exit.

05/09/2012

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Bulls Fall To Sixers 89-82, Trail Series 3-1

Spencer Hawes scored 22 points and Jrue Holiday had 20 to help the surprising Philadelphia 76ers beat the Chicago Bulls 89-82 on Sunday and take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.

05/06/2012

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Without Rose, Bulls Fall To 76ers 109-92

Jrue Holiday scored 26 points, Lou Williams added 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat Chicago 109-92 on Tuesday night to even their first-round series in the Bulls’ first game since Derrick Rose’s season-ending knee injury.

05/02/2012

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