Lichtenstein: Nets’ Demise Can Be Traced To Their 'Play After The Play'It’s not too early to worry whether the Nets' record-setting 18 consecutive losses to commence the 2009-10 season is within reach.
Lichtenstein: Nets Have Too Many Holes To Be Even Average In 2015-16The face of the Brooklyn Nets changed dramatically during the offseason. When the surgeon is general manager Billy King, however, the odds strongly indicate it won’t be an improvement.
Young Scores 19, Lopez Adds 12, But Nets Fall To CelticsAmir Johnson scored 19 points, Isaiah Thomas had 17 and nine assists, and the Boston Celtics beat the Nets 109-105 on Wednesday night.
Resurgent Nets To Try To Force Top-Seeded Hawks To Go The DistanceThey were separated by 22 victories in the regular season and a mere nine points so far in the playoffs.
Lichtenstein: Nets Doomed Down Stretch In Game Of Jack Vs. 5 HawksThe definition of a Nets fan’s fool’s gold: A Jarrett Jack hot shooting streak. You see, Atlanta doesn’t rely on one guy to play hero every possession.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Playoff Hopes On Brink Of Being Hi-JackedUnfortunately, these are your 2014-15 Nets, folks. And if there’s one player who embodies the Brooklyn fans’ frustrations, it’s Jarrett Jack.
Lichtenstein: I'm Begging You — Stop Pairing D-Will And Jack In Crunch TimeThe Nets were only trailing Utah, 78-75, with 5:45 remaining in the fourth quarter at Barclays Center Sunday night, but the ensuing substitution horn might as well have been a death knell.
Lichtenstein: No Excuse For Nets' Brutal Performance Against HornetsNBA teams are prone to stinkers. They could occur at the tail end of a dense schedule. They could be a side effect of an injury bug. Or maybe one team is vastly superior to the other. In Wednesday’s case, it was none of the above.
Lichtenstein: With A Dose Of Athleticism, Nets Have Become More InterestingNo way Brooklyn wins Monday night's game had it been played two weeks ago. Those Nets were a dying patient—old, slow and primed for burial even amongst the dreck that is the East.
Nets Edge Warriors On Last-Second Jack JumperJarrett Jack made a tiebreaking jumper with 1.1 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets overcame Stephen Curry's stirring fourth-quarter comeback attempt to beat the Golden State Warriors 110-108.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Lineup Experiment Is Destined To Come Up SmallHere come the small-ball lovers. “See--the Nets won two in a row by taking a page out of Kidd’s playbook. What irony!” Except they don't realize that it can't be sustained.
Nets-Thunder Talks Fall Through; Brook Lopez Stays Put In BrooklynEarly in the day, Yahoo Sports reported that the Nets would receive center Kendrick Perkins, small forward Perry Jones and point guard Reggie Jackson in a potential deal for Lopez.