Nets GM Fined $25K, Suspended For Entering Refs' Locker RoomNets general manager Sean Marks was suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series.
Lichtenstein: Prokhorov Era Set To End With Nets Still NBA's LaughingstockNow that Mikhail Prokhorov’s deal to sell the Nets to Joseph Tsai has been closed, according to a Forbes report, it’s time to take a look at what the Alibaba co-founder has bought from the Russian oligarch.
Nets GM Marks On WFAN: D'Angelo Russell Could Return From Knee Injury SoonThe third-year guard, acquired in a trade with the Lakers in June, has been out since injuring his left knee against the Utah Jazz on Nov. 11. He underwent arthroscopic surgery about a week later.
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.
Lichtenstein: Nets Fans, Pray Wizards Match Porter Jr. Offer SheetThe Nets are not one player away from contention, no matter how much the Eastern Conference has been decimated by All-Star flight this offseason.
Lichtenstein: Nets Finally Cash In Brook Lopez Trade ChipLopez, who remained loyal to the club that drafted him in 2008 with the 10th pick in the first round, will exit as the Nets' all-time leading scorer.
Lichtenstein: NBA Playoffs Should Show Nets’ Marks Folly Of Taking On Mega Free Agent Contracts During LeBron's ReignAs every team in the East has since learned, you’d better make sure you will kill the King before you bankrupt your treasury attempting to do it.
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.
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: Nets Must Tweak Formula, Try To End Season On Higher NoteThe NBA trade deadline passed Thursday with little bang considering all the pregame hype and with more whimper from Nets fans who already were less than excited about the remainder of the season.
Lichtenstein: Nets Can’t Close Deals On Or Off The CourtEarlier in the day, Houston notified Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks that it had matched the offer sheet the Nets tendered to 7-foot restricted free agent Donatas Motiejunas on Friday.
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: Nets' Bargain Pickups All Part Of Marks’ PlanIn case you missed all the news, the Nets signed a bunch of players to short-term contracts this week to round out their roster for the upcoming season.