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P.J. Carlesimo, Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Outcoached And Outworked, Nets Deserved To Lose Game 7

After all the money, all the hype, and all the expectations that came with owning home-court advantage in an NBA playoff series, Brooklyn’s inaugural season ended with a dud.

05/05/2013

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 4: Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls reacts during the Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Brooklyn Nets during the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the Barclays Center on May 4, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Drop Game 7 To Chicago, 99-93, Eliminated From Playoffs

Joakim Noah had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Marco Belinelli also scored 24 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 99-93 on Saturday night in Game 7 of their first-round series.

05/04/2013

Carmelo Anthony, Jason Kidd and Steve Novak of the Knicks. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Ready To Rumble With Rough And Tough Pacers

Carmelo Anthony isn’t letting a sore shoulder get in his way when the Knicks square off against the Pacers on Sunday

05/04/2013

Luol Deng (Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Deng Insists Illness Is More Serious Than Flu; Is Questionable For Game 7 In Brooklyn

Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng made it clear Friday on Twitter that the illness that kept him out of a playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets was far more serious than the flu.

05/03/2013

La La Anthony (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Covergirl)

Carmelo Anthony Doesn’t Blame LaLa For Being Upset Following Game 5

“I would be upset, too, if I was her,’’ Anthony said. “She’s always getting thrown into the mix of the Boston Celtics series. I would be upset if I was her. She’s her own person at the end of the day.”

05/03/2013

Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz on April 18, 2013 (credit: Mike Pont/Getty Images)

Nets CEO Brett Yormark Talks Exciting Times In Brooklyn

“Having a seventh game here in Brooklyn on our court is something that, obviously, we were hoping for. Our players delivered. And I think the fans are going to deliver in a big time way tomorrow night,” Yormark told WCBS 880′s Steve Scott.

05/03/2013

Carmelo Anthony passes the ball against the Boston Celtics during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Need To Forget The Nonsense And Play Their Game

If this series goes seven games, watch out. There’s a good chance the Knicks would completely unravel under the pressure.

05/03/2013

Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls grabs Andray Blatche of the Brooklyn Nets as Nate Robinson hits the floor in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Blatche, Nets Give Bulls Bad Medicine, Force Game 7

Now both Brooklyn and Chicago face do-or-die scenarios, and you would think that the Nets should have the momentum.

05/03/2013

The Bulls’ Joakim Noah, right, stuffs the Nets’ Brook Lopez to force a jump ball during Game 6 of the teams’ Eastern Conference series on May 2, 2013 in Chicago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gritty Nets Turn Bulls Back Repeatedly, Force Game 7 Saturday

Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson each scored 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets again avoided elimination, beating the short-handed Chicago Bulls 95-92 Thursday to tie their first-round series at 3.

05/03/2013

Mike Woodson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Woodson Upset With Knicks’ Funeral Wear, Says He ‘Absolutely’ Would Have Stopped It

“I made reference to our guys, you need to stay out of the papers and just concentrate on playing,” Woodson said. “That’s not important. What you’re wearing doesn’t have anything to do with how you play on the basketball floor.”

05/02/2013

Joe Johnson and Andray Blatche of the Brooklyn Nets high-five during their Game 5 win over Chicago. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andray Blatche: ‘No Doubt,’ Nets Better Than Bulls

Despite being in a 3-2 hole against the Chicago Bulls, the Brooklyn Nets insist they are the team to beat in this best-of-seven series.

05/02/2013

J.R. Smith fouled by Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

J.R. Smith Swears Off Black After Knicks’ ‘Funeral’ Stunt Backfires

“Well, we was going to a funeral, but it looks like we got buried,” Smith said. “Basketball is a very humbling game.”

05/02/2013

J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks argues a call during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Boston Celtics. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: How Else To Say It? Knicks’ Offense Stinks

Knicks fans should have known better. I should have known better. We got sucked in to the great play of a maddeningly inconsistent team.

05/02/2013

The Celtics’ Jason Terry celebrates while playing against the Knicks in Game 5 of the teams’ Eastern Conference quarterfinal series on May 1, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Awful In Game 5 Loss As History Starts To Beckon Celtics

Jeff Green scored 18 points and the Boston Celtics stayed alive in the NBA playoffs, cutting the New York Knicks’ lead to 3-2 with a 92-86 victory Wednesday night.

05/02/2013

Deron Williams (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Looking To Buck Trend, Win In Chicago For 1st Time To Force Game 7

The most pressing matter for Brooklyn is trying to find a way to win in Chicago, something it hasn’t done this season. The Nets dropped both regular-season matchups there and lost Games 3 and 4.

05/01/2013

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