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Kevin Garnett, right, celebrates with teammate Shaun Livingston during the first half of the Nets’ game against the Miami Heat at the Barclays Center on Jan. 10, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Team Effort Generates Wins, Not All Star Selections

Since Kidd adjusted his lineup in the New Year by moving Garnett, Pierce, and Johnson up one position number, the Nets’ offense has been much more free-flowing and less dependent on any particular player’s output.

01/25/2014

Joe Johnson (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Nets Head Coach Jason Kidd Praises Joe Johnson On Visit With ‘Joe And Evan’

The Nets have been hit by major injuries throughout the season. Head coach Jason Kidd has noticed guard Joe Johnson stepping up his game.

01/20/2014

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Prokhorov Will Have To Settle For Global Games Title

In a season of unpredictable twists and turns, the Nets happen to be one of the hottest teams in the league right now after winning their sixth in seven games. But let’s be real — they’re not championship caliber.

01/17/2014

Kevin Garnett and Shaun Livingston of the Brooklyn Nets arrive for the team photo as part of the 2014 Global Games at Trafalgar Square on January 14, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

London Balling! Nets Set To Take On Hawks Across The Pond

The Nets are visiting London after fatigue may have played a part in their latest performance. “It is tough to travel, especially when you travel more than four hours,” forward Andrei Kirilenko said.

01/16/2014

Paul Pierce of the Nets drives against Rashard Lewis of the Miami Heat during their game at the Barclays Center on Jan. 10, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Nets’ Turnaround In Full Swing Following Double-OT Win Over Heat

Joe Johnson scored 32 points, Shaun Livingston helped Brooklyn dominate the second overtime after LeBron James fouled out, and the Nets beat the Miami Heat 104-95 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory.

01/10/2014

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

Kevin Garnett (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Garnett Frustrated, Doesn’t Know Where He Fits In Nets’ Offense

“Honestly, I have no rhythm,” Garnett said. “I’m trying to establish some confidence and figure this whole ‘where I fit into the offense’ thing. Right now I’m just not even a priority.”

01/02/2014

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

Brook Lopez (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Nets Star Center Brook Lopez Out Indefinitely With A Broken Foot

The Nets said Saturday that Brook Lopez was hurt during its overtime loss at Philadelphia on Friday and the team would issue another update next week after consultation with their doctors.

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

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

Deron Williams (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Nets’ Furious Comeback Stopped Short By Pistons Late

Andre Drummond had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons held off a determined Brooklyn rally, beating the Nets 103-99 on Friday night.

12/13/2013

Paul Pierce of the Brooklyn Nets reacts during the second half against the Los Angeles Clippers at Barclays Center on December 12, 2013. The Nets defeat the Clippers 102-93.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Keep Paul Pierce Out Of Nets’ Starting Lineup

Much has been written about the precipitous decline in Kevin Garnett’s game, but the talk about Pierce has been in more hushed tones. His instincts can still be useful — as long as it’s in a reserve role.

12/13/2013

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

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