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Lionel Hollins (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Was This A Summer Of Hell For Nets Fans? Not So Fast

This time the Nets will enter training camp not as the NBA’s most intriguing club, but one that will be well under the national-media radar.

14 hours ago

Center court at Barclays Center (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Less Hype Doesn’t Mean Worse Viewing For Nets Fans

You should ignore all the pundits’ predictions of a down year. There’s plenty of good basketball for Nets fans to look forward to — even if most of the country won’t see it.

08/14/2014

LeBron James (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

NBA Schedule: LeBron James, Cavs Open Against Knicks

Other highlights include Jason Kidd’s first visit to Brooklyn since leaving the Nets to coach Milwaukee on Nov. 19.

08/14/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Andrei Kirilenko: Former Nets Coach Jason Kidd ‘Couldn’t Handle’ The Pressure

“The pressure is huge,” Kirilenko told the newspaper (translated from Russian). “And Kidd couldn’t handle it … or maybe he didn’t want to.”

07/21/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Coach Hollins A Refreshing Change From J-Kidd

I doubt it will take Lionel Hollins more than a third of the season to figure it out the way it did J-Kidd. That’s because experience matters.

07/08/2014

Lionel Hollins (L) is introduced as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets with general manager Billy King  at Barclays Center on July 7, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lionel Hollins On WFAN: Nets To Play Hard Night In, Night Out

Hollins is ready to start a new chapter. So are the Brooklyn Nets after last week’s stunning departure of Jason Kidd.

07/07/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photos by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Reach Agreement With Lionel Hollins To Be Next Head Coach

Brooklyn and Lionel Hollins reached an agreement on a contract Wednesday, the team announced. According to multiple reports, the former Memphis Grizzlies coach will earn more than $4 million annually over the next four years.

07/02/2014

Deron Williams (L) and GM Billy King (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: King Gets Second Chance To Get The Right Coach For Nets

Nets general manager Billy King’s pants must have been ablaze last week when he smiled through the unveiling of plans for a new state-of-the-art practice facility in Brooklyn.

07/01/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Send Kidd To Bucks For 2 Picks; Coaching Search Underway

A person with knowledge of the details says the Bucks and Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a deal allowing Kidd to become Milwaukee’s coach. The Nets will receive a second-round draft pick in 2015 and 2019.

06/30/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jason Is Kidding Himself If He Thinks Anyone Approves Of His Power Play

Jason Kidd’s reputation as a coach killer remains renowned. Just ask Larry Drew, who two days ago thought he was about to coach the perhaps resurgent Bucks back to NBA eminence. But Kidd had other plans, and rather grandiose ideas about himself.

06/30/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 08: Head coach Jason Kidd of the Brooklyn Nets reacts against the Miami Heat during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 8, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Top 5 Idiotic Jason Kidd Moments

Let’s break down Jason Kidd’s most idiotic moments after he left Brooklyn for Milwaukee.

06/30/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Should Let Kidd Walk — And Then Dethrone King

Good riddance, J-Kidd. Hey, Milwaukee: Got any room in your front office for Billy King as well?

06/30/2014

Derek Fisher (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images), Jason Kidd (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Knicks Take Page From Nets’ Playbook, But Did They Even Read It?

So the Knicks actually think the Jason Kidd nouveau-coach experiment worked in Brooklyn this past season?

06/10/2014

Paul Pierce #34 and Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on May 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Nets Want To Keep Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rest Of Core

Pierce will be a free agent and showed he can still provide a team with scoring punch at 36. Garnett’s game is further gone as he prepares to turn 38 next week.

05/16/2014

Paul Pierce of the Brooklyn Nets reacts in the final seconds of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on May 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Should Have Been Better — But They Weren’t

In as fitting an ending as you could script for this season, the host Heat roared back from an eight-point deficit in the last three minutes to send the Nets back to Brooklyn for good, 96-94.

05/15/2014

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