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Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; UConn, UCLA & More

The Huskies showed signs of brilliance in Friday night’s 78-77 win over Maryland at the Barclays Center, and even though they only beat the Terps by a single point, there was more than enough reasons to believe that Kevin Ollie’s squad will be a top 15-20 team all season.

11/11/2013

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George Leads Pacers Past Hawks 113-98 For 2-0 Lead

Paul George followed his triple-double by scoring a playoff career-high 27 points to lead Indiana past Atlanta 113-98 on Wednesday night.

04/26/2013

Dwight Howard (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chris Sheridan To Joe & Evan: There Is ’50-50 Chance’ Lakers Trade D12 To Nets

“The Nets were willing last year to give up Brook Lopez and five first-round picks to get this guy,” Sheridan told Joe & Evan. “The Nets have been trying to get this guy for two years … They can get him without giving up Brook.”

02/19/2013

Paul Millsap #24 of the Utah Jazz drives against Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Report: Nets GM Billy King Working On Trading For Power Forward Paul Millsap

Brooklyn has been linked to Hawks forward Josh Smith and Bobcats shooting guard Ben Gordon over the past week, and now general manager Billy King is shifting his focus to Jazz power forward Paul Millsap, according to a report.

02/13/2013

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Lichtenstein: Spurs, Devils Should Be Nets’ Models To Building Winning Franchise

The Nets will continue to be looking up at teams like the Spurs from echelons below. For now, I will look to be comforted by the Devils, a warm blanket of consistency in New York’s volatile sports landscape.

02/11/2013

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Report: Nets Interested In Trading For Hawks Forward Josh Smith

The Nets are diligently working to trade for Hawks forward Josh Smith, league sources told ESPN. While the two teams have discussed a possible swap, one source told the network that “there has been lots of talk, (but) nothing is close yet.”

02/11/2013

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Lichtenstein: Nets Need To Make A Trade To Shake Out Latest Doldrums

P.J. Carlesimo seemed to invigorate his club’s stars in winning 12 of his first 14 games as interim coach. Now, there’s a sense that there’s little he can do for a team that simply can’t make shots.

02/09/2013

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Hartnett: Knicks’ Anthony Delivers Fresh Reminder Of MVP Candidacy

Some have speculated whether Melo’s MVP candidacy was fading. On Sunday, he sent a resounding reminder of why he’s a genuine contender.

01/28/2013

Andray Blatche and Joe Johnson walk off the court in the final seconds against the Atlanta Hawks (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Gets 7-Game Win Streak Snapped By Short-Handed Hawks

Brook Lopez had 22 points for the Nets, who lost for only the second time in 11 games under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo.

01/16/2013

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Nets Play Hard, But Just Can’t Figure Out Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks have seen the New Jersey Nets so much this season, it has the feeling of a playoff series, and a sweep at that.

WFAN–01/09/2012

Florida Gators Celebrate

Walker Stands Tall, Gators Eliminate UCLA

Erving Walker, generously listed at 5 feet, 8 inches, scored 21 points and hit several clutch shots down the stretch as the Gators beat UCLA 73-65 in the NCAA tournament Saturday.

WFAN–03/19/2011

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Knicks Face ‘Tough Game’ Against Hawks

The Knicks have suffered two nine-point losses to the Atlanta Hawks and the last meeting featured a fight heading into Wednesday night’s game at Madison Square Garden.

WFAN–02/16/2011

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Nets Drop 8th Straight On The Road

Josh Smith scored a season-high 34 points and the streaking Atlanta Hawks beat the New Jersey Nets 116-101 on Tuesday night.

WFAN–12/07/2010

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Nets Face Slumping Hawks

Coming off their most lopsided defeat of the season, the Hawks try to avoid their seventh loss in nine games when they visit the struggling New Jersey Nets on Tuesday night.

WFAN–11/23/2010