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 On Track For Another Season Of Moral VictoriesWhen I hear opposing coaches across the NBA marvel at the job being done in Brooklyn by the Sean Marks/Kenny Atkinson tandem, I wonder if they're just being nice.
Lichtenstein: Atkinson Faces Tough Playing-Time Decisions At Nets CampWhen the Nets start practicing Tuesday at the U.S. Naval Academy, Atkinson will face the chore of evaluating a group heavy in the guard and wing categories.
Marks, Atkinson Eager To Put Nets' New Pieces Into PlayThe Brooklyn Nets may have plenty of new faces this season, but their goals haven't changed much.
After 60-Loss Season, Nets Not Looking To Rush The RebuildThe Brooklyn Nets own two first-round draft picks, though not the one that has a 25 percent chance of being No. 1 overall.
Lichtenstein: Nets Development Culture Extends To Kenny AtkinsonWith the Hawks in town to play the Nets on Sunday, the topic of conversation around both locker rooms often turned to Kenny Atkinson, Brooklyn’s head coach who worked as an Atlanta assistant the previous four seasons.
WATCH: Nets' Marks, Atkinson Still Positive At Tail End Of Tough SeasonNets general manager Sean Marks and head coach Kenny Atkinson said their rebuilding job is mostly going as planned and that spirits are mostly upbeat within the organization.
Lichtenstein: Atkinson Stands By Nets’ System, Even If It Won’t Succeed With Current RosterHe has acknowledged many times that his team will “embrace the 3-point shot” no matter who takes them or how early in the shot clock, so long as those attempts are uncontested.
Lichtenstein: Young Lakers Show Nets What Might Have BeenThe Lakers are a team clearly on the rise while we can only hope that one day — and it could legitimately take a few more years -- the Nets won’t stink.
Nets Season Preview: Lin Gets Chance To Lead Rebuilding Team In BrooklynJeremy Lin was briefly the biggest thing in the Big Apple, maybe in all of basketball, the last time he played in New York.
Lichtenstein: Atkinson Mulls Options As Nets Hit Preseason Halfway PointJust five players returned from last season’s 21-61 abomination, and of the newly signed replacements, only point guard Jeremy Lin came with high expectations.
Lichtenstein: Nets Betting Culture Change Will Eventually Lift FranchiseIt has been a sharp descent for the Nets these last few years, but they say they have a plan to help them make the climb back up.
Lichtenstein: Lin Promises Nets Competency, Not Lin-sanity Part IIBrooklyn general manager Sean Marks may have landed his top target in Jeremy Lin during this recent free agency period, but the overall talent upgrade from last season’s 21-61 abomination was not overly significant.
Nets Coach Kenny Atkinson On WFAN: 'We're Going To Have To Look Under Every Rock' For PlayersPerhaps no other word has been uttered more by new Nets coach Kenny Atkinson over the past two days than "patience."
Lichtenstein: Nets' Atkinson Knows Winning Won't Come OvernightThe expectations for the recently hired Nets coach who was introduced to the media Monday afternoon couldn't be any lower.