Nets Snap Skid Vs. Rockets, Grab Playoff Spot With 105-96 WinThe Brooklyn Nets clinched a playoff berth by beating the Houston Rockets for the first time in eight years, getting 32 points from Joe Johnson in a 105-96 victory on Tuesday night.
Lichtenstein: Small Nets Shock Mavericks With Big ComebackThat's right. Jason Kidd, on his 41st birthday, outwitted the Dallas’ Rick Carlisle, a championship coach, with the game on the line.
Williams, Livingston Lead Nets Past Raptors 101-97 Deron Williams and Shaun Livingston each scored 18 points and an ailing Paul Pierce hit a 3-pointer with 1:14 remaining to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 101-97 victory over the Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors on Monday night.
Lichtenstein: Nets Don't Believe In Kidd's System, Or At Least They Play Like They Don'tAll NBA teams have off nights, but few are as feckless as the Nets were Wednesday night in Portland during their 120-84 shellacking.
Lichtenstein: Where Would Nets Be Without Shaun Livingston?For all the dollars Mikhail Prokhorov tossed at a roster full of stars, it was one of the last he spent, on a league-minimum contract no less, that has given Brooklyn a chance at salvaging the season.
Deron Williams, Pablo Prigioni Return For Monday's Nets-Knicks Game Deron Williams returned to the Brooklyn Nets in a reserve role and Pablo Prigioni started for the Knicks as both New York teams got point guards back Monday.
Nets Head Coach Jason Kidd Praises Joe Johnson On Visit With 'Joe And Evan'The Nets have been hit by major injuries throughout the season. Head coach Jason Kidd has noticed guard Joe Johnson stepping up his game.
Lichtenstein: Led By Livingston, Nets Proving Small Ball Is A MisnomerAt six-foot seven and with a lengthy wingspan, Livingston’s size wrecked havoc on Miami on both ends. Livingston played 51 of the 58 minutes and filled up the stat sheet with 19 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, a steal and 3 blocked shots.