Former Teammates And Coaches Backing Kidd To Succeed In Role As Nets' CoachFormer teammates, coaches and notable players around the NBA agree that Jason Kidd will make a successful transition to coaching.
After Coming Out, Jason Collins Needs A New NBA HomeThe 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.
Lichtenstein: Nets In The Black After Victory In Brooklyn Playoff OpenerThe 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.
Nets Crush Hapless Pistons In Opener Of 8-Game Trip, Keep Pressure On KnicksThe Brooklyn Nets didn't get a bye on their schedule Monday night. It just seemed that way.
Melo And Knicks Looking To Take Control In Divisional RaceCarmelo 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.
Lichtenstein: Brooks’ Kobe-Esque Performance Begs For An EncoreWhen MarShon Brooks has his game going, he is a threat to score from almost any spot on the floor.
Ebbets Field Flagpole Makes Its Way To Barclays CenterThe 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.
Lichtenstein: Welcome Back, Jason KiddUsually 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.
Hartnett: At 38, Nets' Stackhouse Is Still Going StrongThe game hasn't passed Jerry Stackhouse by just yet. The Nets' swingman played key roles off the bench in consecutive statement victories.
Lichtenstein: Nets Take The Fight To Celtics To Stake Claim As Road WarriorsEven 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.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Thrilling Win Just The Beginning Of Beautiful Rivalry With KnicksFor 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.
Little Brother Punches Big Brother In The Mouth; Nets Top Knicks In OTThey 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.