Lichtenstein: Playoff Preview — Bad Matchup With Bulls Will Send Nets Home In 6Strategically speaking, I can’t imagine a worse matchup -- outside of Miami -- for the Nets, who lost three of four to Chicago during the regular season.
Lichtenstein: Memo To P.J. — Give Nets' Core The Night Off!At 46-32, many in the media are calling the Nets a dangerous team. Now if they can only get there en masse.
Lichtenstein: Evans’ Continued Evolution Has Potential To Lift NetsReggie Evans is an example of superior will. At 32-years-old, he is the NBA’s ultimate survivor.
Lichtenstein: Nets Hit Road For Season-Defining Trip17 days. Eight games. All on the road. Monday night starts the defining portion of the Nets’ schedule.
Lichtenstein: Nets’ Lack Of Defensive Effort In Philly Most FoulI would think that my queasiness was more likely related to undercooked meat, but, then again, the Nets did emit a malodorous stench with their play in Philly.
Lichtenstein: It’s Time For P.J. Carlesimo To Pare The CastFor the Nets, it’s back to the drawing board. It’s not the first time during this rollercoaster campaign that they’ve had to take a harder look at their inner workings in a search for consistent basketball.
Williams Big Early, Timely Late, Carries Nets To Win In New OrleansDeron Williams snapped out of a lackluster second half in time to save the Brooklyn Nets from a painful collapse.
Lichtenstein: Nets Could Sink From Standing Still At Trade DeadlineNets general manager Billy King has to be hoping that his failure to make any deals at the trading deadline doesn’t sink his club.
Lichtenstein: Spurs, Devils Should Be Nets’ Models To Building Winning FranchiseThe Nets will continue to be looking up at teams like the Spurs from echelons below. For now, I will look to be comforted by the Devils, a warm blanket of consistency in New York’s volatile sports landscape.
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 Take The Fight To Celtics To Stake Claim As Road WarriorsEven 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.