Reggie Evans

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Nets’ Gerald Wallace Fined $5,000 For Flopping

Nets forward Gerald Wallace has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for flopping, joining teammate Reggie Evans as the only repeat offenders under the league’s new penalty system.


Paul Pierce #34 and Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics fight with Kris Humphries #43 of the Brooklyn Nets while security and referees attempt to break it up. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Take The Fight To Celtics To Stake Claim As Road Warriors

Even after the brawl, there was little that the Celtics could do about it anyway, thanks to all the weapons remaining in the Nets’ arsenal. It wasn’t a fair fight.


Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks and Gerald Wallace #45 of the Brooklyn Nets battle for the ball at the Barclays Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Thrilling Win Just The Beginning Of Beautiful Rivalry With Knicks

For nearly three hours, both teams competed for each New York basketball fan’s heart — if not always very well, then certainly with all their might. The lead changes, missed opportunities and curious strategy all had me on the cusp of detonation.


Brook Lopez (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) and Tyson Chandler (Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Are In Tune As The Knicks Head To Brooklyn

The symbolism of Monday night’s game will supersede anything that will be relevant to the ultimate composition of the 2012-13 regular-season standings.


Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives to the basket against Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets on November 23, 2012 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City.   (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Defense Didn’t Rest In The Fourth Quarter Versus Clippers

The win was crucial, for it not only halted a two-game losing streak in the midst of a strenuous stretch of 9 games in 14 days, but it was the first time this season that the Nets have risen above the level of a title contender .


Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots against Andray Blatche #0 of the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Andray Blatche Was M.I.A. In L.A.

Forget the 24-hour rule — I want to file a missing person report. It seems that Nets backup center Andray Blatche inexplicably disappeared sometime early in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s 95-90 loss to the Lakers in Los Angeles.


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Lichtenstein: Nets Come Up Big In Brooklyn Home Opener

The Nets’ opening night win at Barclays Center was a big step forward for the revitalized franchise.


Brook Lopez and Deron Williams. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Nets Open Barclays In Style, Defeat Raptors In Home Debut

The Nets opened the Barclays Center in winning fashion as they defeated the Toronto Raptors 107-100.


Brook Lopez (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Lopez May Be A Consolation Prize, But He’s Still Key To Nets’ Fortunes

With all of the hype and bravado surrounding Nets training camp this week after their summer roster makeover, I believe it is Lopez, one of the six returning players, who holds the team’s key to the playoff kingdom.


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No Shortage Of Confidence For Brooklyn’s Title-Talking Nets

“I think we have a chance to win the whole thing this year,” said guard Joe Johnson. “I’m not just saying it. I honestly believe it.”


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Nets’ King, Johnson: Team Can Be Contender In East, But Needs More To Win NBA Title

Speaking at a news conference on Friday, general manager Billy King and coach Avery Johnson said that the Nets can be one of the top teams in the East, but they need a few more pieces to compete for an NBA Title.


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Nets Introduce Teletovic, Evans; Prokhorov ‘Thrilled’ With Team

After playing professional basketball in Europe, the 6-foot-9 Mirza Teletovic has decided to finally come to the United States and give the NBA a try.


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Nets Reach Agreement With Lopez; Howard Out Of The Picture For Now

The Dwight Howard trade saga seems to be over, at least for now. The Brooklyn Nets have moved on to their backup plan, reaching an agreement on a reported four-year deal with Brook Lopez.


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Nets Add Reggie Evans From Clippers

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a 3-year, $5M sign-and-trade for Reggie Evans from the Los Angeles Clippers.


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Nets Can’t Put It Together Against Paul-less Clippers

With floor general Chris Paul nowhere in sight, the Los Angeles Clippers turned to Chauncey Billups for his veteran leadership.