Andrei Kirilenko: Former Nets Coach Jason Kidd 'Couldn't Handle' The Pressure "The pressure is huge,” Kirilenko told the newspaper (translated from Russian). "And Kidd couldn’t handle it … or maybe he didn’t want to."
Andrei Kirilenko Returning To Nets For 2nd Year Of Deal Kirilenko will make $3.3 million next season in the final year of a two-year, $6.5 million deal he signed last summer.
Nets' Kevin Garnett, Andrei Kirilenko Could Return Within Week The Brooklyn Nets say Kevin Garnett is hoping to return from a back injury next weekend or during their trip to Florida on April 8-9.
Jorge Gutierrez Gets New Deal From Nets, Fine From NBA Gutierrez was fined $15,000 by the league on Friday for excessive contact on a foul, shortly after the Nets signed the rookie point guard to a multiyear contract.
Lichtenstein: Lucky? Psshh! Red-Hot Nets Are Straight-Up GoodDuring an NBA season, I get that teams need luck by the barrel to compete on a nightly basis. However, I submit to you that this Nets run has gone well beyond cosmic fortune.
Lichtenstein: Nets-Warriors Shows Why NBA Should Fix Insane SchedulingFor all of you who overpay like me to watch games in person or at home via cable/satellite/internet, you are getting swindled. We pay to see stars. Unfortunately, too often we are getting the understudies.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Recent Winning Streak Not Tied To Kidd’s WardrobeI get this kind of logic from my kids all the time: A followed B, therefore B caused A. But I also know that, unless ties were preventing oxygen from flowing to his brain, there’s more to this streak than Kidd ditching his neckwear.
GM Billy King Says Nets Won't Go Into 'Panic Mode' Following Lopez InjuryGM Billy King said that the Brooklyn Nets are disappointed by the latest injury to Brook Lopez, but are not in panic mode. Lopez fractured the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot.
Nets' Paul Pierce Out 2-4 Weeks With Broken Bone In Right HandThe team said Monday that Pierce had been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the third metacarpal of his right hand. He was hurt Friday in the first half of a loss at Houston.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Offense Under Kidd Has Been Totally OffensiveBrooklyn coach Jason Kidd seems to be out of answers after going with the end of his bench for much of the fourth quarter in Sunday's loss.
Lichtenstein: No Need For Nets To Panic -- But Adjustments Are NeededUnfortunately for Jason Kidd, he is under a finely-tuned microscope given his owner’s grand expectations.