Jerry Stackhouse

Jason Kidd (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former Teammates And Coaches Backing Kidd To Succeed In Role As Nets’ Coach

Former teammates, coaches and notable players around the NBA agree that Jason Kidd will make a successful transition to coaching.

06/16/2013

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After Coming Out, Jason Collins Needs A New NBA Home

The 34-year-old journeyman becomes a free agent on July 1 — meaning that he will first have to sign with an NBA team and wait until next season to see if teammates, coaches, opponents and fans will treat him any differently.

05/01/2013

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Lichtenstein: Nets In The Black After Victory In Brooklyn Playoff Opener

The Brooklyn Nets certainly made the most of their first impression. The organization made sure to empty the playbook to christen the Barclays Center’s first-ever NBA playoff game.

04/21/2013

Deron Williams (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Crush Hapless Pistons In Opener Of 8-Game Trip, Keep Pressure On Knicks

The Brooklyn Nets didn’t get a bye on their schedule Monday night. It just seemed that way.

03/18/2013

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Melo And Knicks Looking To Take Control In Divisional Race

Carmelo Anthony is ready to gain an edge in the Atlantic Division race on Martin Luther King Day as the Knicks battle the Nets at MSG.

01/21/2013

MarShon Brooks (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Brooks’ Kobe-Esque Performance Begs For An Encore

When MarShon Brooks has his game going, he is a threat to score from almost any spot on the floor.

01/06/2013

Exterior view of the Barclays Center (credit: Brad Kallet/CBSNewYork.com)

Ebbets Field Flagpole Makes Its Way To Barclays Center

The flagpole had been donated to a local VFW post after the stadium was demolished in 1960 and remained at that site until Nets part-owner Bruce Ratner, the Barclays Center developer, obtained it in 2007 with the plan of bringing it here.

12/12/2012

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Lichtenstein: Welcome Back, Jason Kidd

Usually a heartbreaking Nets loss like this has me frothing at the mouth, with excessive complaints about my team. Oh, they still exist, but I’m choosing to refrain for one day.

12/12/2012

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Hartnett: At 38, Nets’ Stackhouse Is Still Going Strong

The game hasn’t passed Jerry Stackhouse by just yet. The Nets’ swingman played key roles off the bench in consecutive statement victories.

11/29/2012

Paul Pierce #34 and Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics fight with Kris Humphries #43 of the Brooklyn Nets while security and referees attempt to break it up. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Take The Fight To Celtics To Stake Claim As Road Warriors

Even after the brawl, there was little that the Celtics could do about it anyway, thanks to all the weapons remaining in the Nets’ arsenal. It wasn’t a fair fight.

11/29/2012

Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks and Gerald Wallace #45 of the Brooklyn Nets battle for the ball at the Barclays Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Thrilling Win Just The Beginning Of Beautiful Rivalry With Knicks

For nearly three hours, both teams competed for each New York basketball fan’s heart — if not always very well, then certainly with all their might. The lead changes, missed opportunities and curious strategy all had me on the cusp of detonation.

11/27/2012

Tyson Chandler

Little Brother Punches Big Brother In The Mouth; Nets Top Knicks In OT

They share a city, first place and now the belief that this new-look, New York matchup could be a real rivalry. And what a stirring start to it for the Nets and Knicks.

11/26/2012

Brook Lopez (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) and Tyson Chandler (Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Are In Tune As The Knicks Head To Brooklyn

The symbolism of Monday night’s game will supersede anything that will be relevant to the ultimate composition of the 2012-13 regular-season standings.

11/26/2012

Avery Johnson (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Silverman: The Nets’ Victory Over The Celtics Was Nice, But It Proved Nothing

While a win over the Celtics in mid-November is nice, it’s not the same thing as beating that team in green in April. Thursday night’s game was a good win for the Nets, and it should fuel their confidence and desire. However, it proved nothing.

11/16/2012

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Lichtenstein: Who Cares Whether Nets’ Win Over Rondo-Less Celtics Was A Statement?

As “statement games” go, the Nets’ 102-97 victory over Boston last night should probably be declared in a whisper.

11/16/2012

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