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Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors shoots against Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets during a game at the Barclays Center on January 8, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

27 Points For Joe Johnson As Nets Top Warriors 102-98

Joe Johnson scored 27 points in the Brooklyn Nets’ season-high fourth straight victory, a 102-98 win Wednesday night that snapped the Golden State Warriors’ 10-game winning streak and prevented the first 7-0 road trip in NBA history.

01/09/2014

Nets point guard Deron Williams with head coach Jason Kidd (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Recent Winning Streak Not Tied To Kidd’s Wardrobe

I get this kind of logic from my kids all the time: A followed B, therefore B caused A. But I also know that, unless ties were preventing oxygen from flowing to his brain, there’s more to this streak than Kidd ditching his neckwear.

01/07/2014

Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Johnson, Nets Roll To Third Straight Win, Beat Atlanta 91-86

Joe Johnson snapped out of a slump with 23 points against his former team, and the Brooklyn Nets matched a season high with their third straight victory by beating the Atlanta Hawks 91-86 on Monday night.

01/07/2014

Jason Kidd (right) and Deron Williams (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Hoping ‘Small Ball’ Will Cure Their Ailing Season

Whether it was a stroke of genius or dumb luck, Nets coach Jason Kidd concocted a new look for his team as it entered the New Year, pairing his two point guards.

01/05/2014

Brooklyn's Mason Plumlee defends against Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Johnson’s Buzzer-Beater Lifts Nets Past Thunder

Joe Johnson hit a high-arching jumper as time expired to give the Brooklyn Nets a 95-93 comeback victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.

01/03/2014

Brook Lopez (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

GM Billy King Says Nets Won’t Go Into ‘Panic Mode’ Following Lopez Injury

GM Billy King said that the Brooklyn Nets are disappointed by the latest injury to Brook Lopez, but are not in panic mode. Lopez fractured the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot.

12/22/2013

Brook Lopez (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Let’s Hold Off On Nets’ Obituary Following Lopez Injury

Brook Lopez’s broken foot might not be a death knell for the Brooklyn Nets.

12/21/2013

Martell Webster of the Washington Wizards shoots against the Brooklyn Nets on December 18, 2013. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Loss Simple To Explain — Outworked By Hungrier Wizards

There are no excuses this time. Not injuries, coaching, the refs. This one was all about one team outworking the other. Washington was hungrier and ate the Nets for dinner.

12/19/2013

Knicks coach Mike Woodson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Why Didn’t Woody Call A TO? Strategy Worked With Joe Johnson In Atlanta

“I’ve let games go like that. In Atlanta, I let a couple of games go where I didn’t call a timeout because they weren’t set. We threw it in and Joe Johnson was able to dribble down and hit a winning shot.”

12/18/2013

Mirza Teletovic shoots against Tony Wroten of the Philadelphia 76ers. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Offense Gets Boost From Increased Teletovic Role

OK, they were facing the Sixers. But there was definitely something different in Brooklyn last night in the Nets’ easy-breezy 130-94 victory.

12/17/2013

The Nets' Joe Johnson defends against the 76ers on Dec. 16, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Johnson Makes 10 3-Pointers As Nets Crush Sixers

Joe Johnson made 10 3-pointers, most in the NBA this season, and scored a season-high 37 points to lead the Nets to a 130-94 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

12/17/2013

Deron Williams shoots against Jeff Green of the Boston Celtics on December 10, 2013 at Barclays Center. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: D-Will Returns To Rescue Nets, Embattled Coach Kidd

All that was missing was the heroic cry, “Here I come to save the day!” Deron Williams was his old high-stepping self Tuesday in leading the Nets to a 104-96 victory over Boston.

12/11/2013

Brook Lopez shoots a free throw during the Nets' win in Minnesota on Jan. 23, 2013.  (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez, Nets Beat Milwaukee 90-82

Brook Lopez scored 32 points, Joe Johnson had 15 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-82 on Saturday night for their first winning streak of the season.

12/07/2013

Joe Johnson (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Johnson, Nets Claw Past Grizzlies, 97-88

Joe Johnson scored 26 points, Brook Lopez added 12 of his 20 in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 97-88 on Saturday night.

11/30/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Giglio: Jason Kidd Deserves Time To Prove Himself In Brooklyn

If the Nets continue to struggle, feel free to point out injuries and issues with chemistry, but give the head coach a chance to get his feet wet before declaring that he can’t do the job.

11/22/2013

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