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.
Nets' Turnaround In Full Swing Following Double-OT Win Over HeatJoe Johnson scored 32 points, Shaun Livingston helped Brooklyn dominate the second overtime after LeBron James fouled out, and the Nets beat the Miami Heat 104-95 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory.
Lichtenstein: Nets Hoping 'Small Ball' Will Cure Their Ailing SeasonWhether it was a stroke of genius or dumb luck, Nets coach Jason Kidd concocted a new look for his team as it entered the New Year, pairing his two point guards.
Livingston Steps Up Big As Nets Rebound From Christmas No-ShowShaun Livingston scored 20 points, Mirza Teletovic came off the bench to add 19 and the Brooklyn Nets ended their four-game losing streak with a 104-93 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.