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Lichtenstein: Nets Make An Early Season Statement With Win Over Heat

The Nets talked big in advance of last night’s home opener versus the Heat, with several players unafraid to go on the record.

11/02/2013

Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets takes to the court during introductions amongst Deron Williams #8 and Paul Pierce #34 prior to the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets PG Deron Williams: We Believe That We’re Better Than The Heat

“I don’t know if we felt we were a better team than the Heat last year,” Williams said. “And so I think in order for us to be able to beat them this year, we have to feel like we are a better team and we can beat them. And I think we do.”

11/01/2013

Allen Iverson and LeBron James during the 58th NBA All-Star Game. Copyright 2009 NBAE  (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images)

LeBron: Iverson Is ‘Pound-For-Pound Probably The Greatest’ Ever

LeBron James told ESPN that Allen Iverson was “pound-for-pound, probably the greatest player who ever played.”

10/29/2013

Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Brooklyn Nets 2013-14 Preview: It’s All Or Nothing

This year’s Nets team has the potential to be off the charts, with far superior depth to support a starting five that has accumulated 35 All Star appearances

10/29/2013

Deron Williams  (Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Williams Sharp In Preseason Debut; Nets End High With Rout Of Heat

Deron Williams scored 11 points in 10 minutes, Alan Anderson scored 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets finished the exhibition season with a 108-87 win over the Miami Heat on Friday night.

10/25/2013

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

Nets’ Kevin Garnett: ‘Tell LeBron To Worry About Miami’

“Tell LeBron to worry about Miami,” Garnett said when asked about James’ comments. “He has nothing to do with Celtic business.”

10/18/2013

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 17: Jason Kidd speaks during his jersey retirement ceremony before the preseason game agaisnt the Miami Heat at Barclays Center on October 17, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Nets Top Heat 86-62 After Retiring Coach Kidd’s No. 5 Jersey

The Brooklyn Nets retired coach Jason Kidd’s number, then gave him an 86-62 preseason victory over the Miami Heat on Thursday night.

10/18/2013

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

LeBron Calls Out KG, Pierce, Doc After Trio Criticized Ray Allen

“I think the first thing I thought was, ‘Wow, Ray got killed for leaving Boston, and now these guys are leaving Boston,’” the nine-time NBA All-Star said.

10/17/2013

Michael Jordan (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Michael Jordan: In My Prime, I’d Beat LeBron James 1-On-1

“I don’t think I would lose,” Jordan said in the video, before smiling and adding, “Other than to Kobe Bryant because he steals all of my moves.”

10/01/2013

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat's jersey (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA May Have Heat, Nets Wear Nicknames On Jerseys

Some members of the Miami Heat have been told the NBA is considering having them and the Brooklyn Nets wear “nickname jerseys” in at least one of their four matchups this season.

09/24/2013

Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Must Address 3 Issues To Make Move On Miami

While many of the faces have changed from the group that lost a Game 7 home game to Chicago to end last season, many of the same challenges remain. Below, I list the Nets’ three biggest question marks going into the 2013-14 season.

07/30/2013

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Pierce, Garnett And Nets To Head Back To Boston In Preseason

The Brooklyn Nets will visit the Celtics for an Oct. 23 preseason game, part of a seven-game exhibition schedule they announced Thursday.

07/26/2013

Metta World Peace (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Keidel: Knicks Are Assured Another Corporate Conundrum

The Knicks are a win-now team that just got someone whose prime was expended and expired in Los Angeles. Metta World Peace. Just feels funny saying it.

07/16/2013

Nets GM Billy King (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Giglio: Nets’ Process Of Becoming Contenders Must Be Praised

For years, aside from the Jason Kidd era, the Nets had no chance to compete for a championship. Now they do.

06/28/2013

LeBron James (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Keidel: Is America Ready To Like LeBron James?

At a time when youngsters are force-fed the mantra that there are no losers, that the score is incidental and every team gets trophies, we have LeBron James as the global, athletic avatar.

06/24/2013

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