Lichtenstein: Brooks’ Kobe-Esque Performance Begs For An EncoreWhen MarShon Brooks has his game going, he is a threat to score from almost any spot on the floor.
Lichtenstein: Nets’ Win Over Bobcats No Laughing Matter To ProhkorovIt’s been a rarity this season, especially this cruel month in which the Nets have registered but four wins in 14 games, but the YES cameras caught various Nets smiling throughout the telecast of this laugher.
Lopez Posts Double-Double As Nets Pound Lowly Bobcats In Carlesimo's DebutMikhail Prokhorov saw the draining team spirit, the missing will to fight, and decided change was needed. The Brooklyn Nets owner had to like the results in the first game under P.J. Carlesimo.
Kallas: Breaking Down The Knicks, The Return Of Amar'e And Jeremy LinThe return of Stoudemire shouldn't really be a big deal. It’s very clear that Anthony, the main man no matter who is on the Knicks, has to get the overwhelming majority of his minutes at the four.
Deron Reportedly 'Totally Quit On Avery'; Barkley, Shaq Rip Nets' Point GuardAlthough Deron Williams vehemently denies it, a report indicates that the star point guard "totally quit on Avery Johnson."
Silverman: Prokhorov Is Willing To Go Big, But Jackson Is Just A Pipe Dream For NetsIn the end, the Nets are going to have to live with Stan Van Gundy, Jeff Van Gundy or Nate McMillan as the head coach. All of those candidates give the Nets more than nice-guy Avery. None of them would give them as much as Jackson.
Reports: Nets Eyeing Phil Jackson; Avery's Son Tweets 'Outrage'The Nets have Jackson, who was passed over for the Lakers job earlier this season, high on their list of potential replacements for fired coach Avery Johnson, according to multiple reports.
Nets Fire Head Coach Avery Johnson, P.J. Carlesimo Named InterimAvery Johnson was fired on Thursday as coach of the Brooklyn Nets, who have fallen to .500 in their season of new surroundings and elevated expectations.
Lichtenstein: Nets Did Right By Fans In Giving Avery Quick HookThe end was no surprise, but I was a bit shocked by the timing. I would have never guessed that Brooklyn coach Avery Johnson would fail to make it into the New Year.
Keidel: Williams Asked, Avery Axed?One could - and I would - argue that Avery Johnson got the shaft. As soon as the Nets move into their new, cozy confines with a respectable squad, Johnson gets fired before he can coach an actual NBA roster for an entire season.
Lichtenstein: Nets Have Gone As Soft As Christmas Snow During December SlideThose were the good ole days, when coach Avery Johnson’s Nets brought the fight to teams with strong interior play and rebounding on both ends.
Struggling Nets Out To Snap Curse Against BucksThe Nets may have moved to Brooklyn and added Joe Johnson, but their problems against the Milwaukee Bucks did not end when these teams met earlier this month.
Celtics Shove Coal Down The Nets' Stockings On Christmas DayIt wasn't a Merry Christmas for the Nets who were dominated by the Celtics 93-76.
Lichtenstein: Nets Break Dry Spell With Philly EscapeThe Nets' schedule is only going to get more daunting as the New Year approaches. We’ll know soon if the Nets are back to playing consistent basketball or if this show was just a One-Night-Only engagement.
How Safe Is Nets' Head Coach Avery Johnson?Brooklyn Nets' head coach Avery Johnson is under pressure as the Nets have continued their losing skid.