Lichtenstein: With Dinwiddie In A Funk, Nets Desperately Need Russell BackD’Angelo Russell can’t return to the lineup soon enough. The Nets guard hasn’t played since injuring his knee in Utah on Nov. 11.
‘City Game’ Podcast: Knicks-Nets Game ReactionIn the latest episode of the “City Game” podcast, hosts John Schmeelk and Steve Lichtenstein recap Monday's Knicks-Nets game. Hear postgame reaction from Mike Breen and Jarrett Jack, and enjoy a long interview with Nets analyst Tim Capstraw.
'City Game' Podcast: NBA Midseason Awards, A Conversation With Clyde Frazier, MoreIn the latest episode of the "City Game" podcast, hosts John Schmeelk and Steve Lichtenstein discuss the current state of the Knicks and Nets.
Lichtenstein: Nets Making Mistake By Not Playing Acy, Hollis-Jefferson MoreBy any metric, the Nets have been at their best when Quincy Acy and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson have been paired in the frontcourt.
Lichtenstein: Devils' Defense Could Derail The Whole ThingHistorically speaking, the Devils enter their “bye week” in very good shape, a five-game losing streak notwithstanding. But something must be done about their defense.
Lichtenstein: LeVert Should Be Nets’ Starting Point GuardSome Nets fans are having fun on social media by attempting to drum up votes to get guard Spencer Dinwiddie into the NBA All-Star Game.
Lichtenstein: Bowles' Logic For Not Playing Hackenberg Was RidiculousTodd Bowles’ explanation for not playing Christian Hackenberg on Sunday sounded more like it came out of the mouth of a kindergarten teacher than the head coach of a professional football team.
Lichtenstein: Jets' Decision To Extend 'Lame Ducks' Maccagnan, Bowles Just LameWhy not let the duo work on a prove-it basis next season? Players do it all the time.
Lichtenstein: Boyle’s Scoring Punch For Devils Another Twist In Remarkable StoryAfter the Devils' pulsating 4-3 home victory over the rival Rangers on Thursday, in which he provided both the game-tying, power-play goal in the third period and the shootout winner, Boyle was asked if he could recall ever having a stretch like his eight goals and five assists for 13 points in his last 14 games.
Lichtenstein: Don't Kill Kenny For Nets’ Regression To The MeanThere can be no excuse for the Nets' flat first quarter and middle school-ish late-game execution against a sad-SAC club on a back-to-back. This team deserved to be ripped every which way.
Lichtenstein: Nets Got Pummeled Inside By Knicks With Okafor WatchingNeither of Jahlil Okafor nor Nik Stauskas have played a second in the two games since they were acquired by the Nets late last week. That has to stop immediately.
‘City Game’ Podcast: Previewing Knicks Vs. NetsWill the Knicks' road woes carry over to Brooklyn, where their fans might still account for the majority? Can the Nets, who have won three of their last four, stay hot? 

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