Lichtenstein: After Summer Of Change In NBA, The Elite Remain The SameThe Warriors and the Cavs are still the prohibitive favorites to return to the NBA Finals for a fourth consecutive year.
Lichtenstein: Zajac Loss Provides Opportunities For Devils' Young GunsTaking out all Zajac does until possibly after the new year will likely send New Jersey hurtling down to the lowest depths of the standings. In the long-term view, however, the Devils just might find a few rewards in speeding up the pace of development of their top prospects.
Lichtenstein: Jets' Preseason Victory Doesn't Change Their Dismal OutlookFootball fans have been starved for live action for so long that it's no wonder some have forgotten an important NFL axiom.
Lichtenstein: Developing Nets' Russell Into A Superstar Begins NowThe Nets' only hope of getting a superstar in the foreseeable future is to develop one.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Marks Finally Gets His Man — Will Crabbe Be Worth It?The Nets' acquisition of wing Allen Crabbe from Portland on Tuesday did not come at the cost of Andrew Nicholson, the relatively useless center who will reportedly be waived and stretched by the Blazers on the other end of the trade.
Silverman: 5 Keys To Giants Taking The Next Step In Super Bowl QuestThe start of training camp is just days away for the New York Giants, and the vibe around the team in coach Ben McAdoo’s second season is quite a bit different than it was a year ago.
Lichtenstein: It's Going To Be Bad For Jets This Season, But Not All BadI wanted to take a momentary break from all the negativity surrounding this franchise and focus on some areas in which Jets fans might find a sense of hope for the future.
Lichtenstein: Nets Made Good Moves, But Are Still Not A Playoff TeamThe clock hasn't officially run out on the NBA offseason, but all indications seem to suggest the Nets have called it a summer.
Lichtenstein: Devils' Offense Looks Encouraging, But Defense A ProblemAt last week's Devils development camp in Newark, all eyes were glued on Nico Hischier. However, he wasn't the only prospect to make a good impression.
‘City Game’ Podcast: Making A Carmelo Anthony Trade Work, And MoreOn the latest episode of the "City Game" podcast, hosts John Schmeelk and Steve Lichtenstein talk about the impending Carmelo Anthony trade, as well as and the Knicks' and Nets' moves in free agency.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Marks Takes Full Advantage Of Raptors’ Salary DumpNets coach Kenny Atkinson probably wouldn't have been happier with his Saturday evening in Las Vegas if he had won a slot machine jackpot.
Lichtenstein: Devils Trade Master Shero Scores Again With Summer StealOn Sunday night, the Devils acquired forward Marcus Johansson from Washington in exchange for second- and third-round picks in the 2018 draft.