Steve Lichtenstein

Geno Smith (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: It’s A New Season And All Is Positive With The Jets … For Now

For those of you who have perused this forum, I tend to lean on sarcasm when the Jets are the topic. So much so that many fail to grasp that I have been a diehard fan my entire life.

07/29/2015

Andrea Bargnani (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Bargnani Latest In Series Of Gambles By Nets GM King

It’s no secret that for the Nets to any kind of success this season, Billy King needs to hit on a bunch of these moves. Even if they’re singles.

07/13/2015

Deron Williams

Lichtenstein: Nets’ D-Will Buyout Would Be A Win-Win-Win

Having failed in his attempts to unload the underachieving point guard in the trade market for about a year, Nets general manager Billy King may have finally received a stroke of luck.

07/10/2015

Billy King

Lichtenstein: King’s Strategy For Nets Is Becoming More Incomprehensible

In the latest episode of “What The Heck Is Billy King Doing?” the Nets’ general manager could very well stock his 2015-16 club with as many as five point guards

07/06/2015

Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young

Lichtenstein: Lopez, Young Signings Will Only Extend Nets’ Mediocrity

It’s true that Lopez and Young are worth more to the Nets than to other teams. But what does that say about what the Nets are worth these days?

07/01/2015

Billy King

Lichtenstein: No Blockbuster This Year, But Nets’ King Took Risks On Draft Night

There was no blockbuster this time, but the Nets certainly took some risks.

06/26/2015

Billy King

Lichtenstein: Nets’ King Low On Trade Options, Converts To Continuity

I’m sure Brooklyn’s GM would love to again be the center of attention on draft night, but there’s little he can do on Thursday to make a marked improvement with so few assets in his hand.

06/25/2015

Brook Lopez

Lichtenstein: Re-Signing Brook Lopez Would Make Nets Evolution Deniers

“Jurassic World” may be number one at the cinema, but you can’t get anywhere close to number one in the NBA by showcasing dinosaurs like Lopez.

06/15/2015

Deron Williams (Photo by Isaac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: King’s Only Recourse To Keep Nets Competitive Is To ‘Stretch’ D-Will

Nets general manager Billy King has an opportunity to free up salary cap space this offseason, but the road he must travel he doesn’t appear to want to drive.

06/03/2015

Muhammad Wilkerson

Lichtenstein: A Wilkerson Extension Would Be Worth Every Dollar Jets Shell Out

So far, this Jets gig has been a breeze for new general manager Mike Maccagnan. But it has had at least one pothole to navigate.

05/20/2015

Nets GM Billy King  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: The King Of All Spin — Nets’ General Manager Defends His Plan

Billy King’s timing couldn’t have been better.

05/06/2015

BROOKLYN, NY - MAY 1:  Mike Scott #32 of the Atlanta Hawks goes up for a dunk against the Brooklyn Nets in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 1, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Offensive Stagnation Led To Elimination By Hawks

You can break down why one of the teams won 60 games during the regular season while the other finished six games under .500 into one simple sentence: The Hawks dribble to pass while the Nets dribble to shoot.

05/02/2015

Jarrett Jack of the Brooklyn Nets reacts during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on April 29, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Doomed Down Stretch In Game Of Jack Vs. 5 Hawks

The definition of a Nets fan’s fool’s gold: A Jarrett Jack hot shooting streak. You see, Atlanta doesn’t rely on one guy to play hero every possession.

04/30/2015

Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against the Atlanta Hawks during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on April 27, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: D-Will, Nets Turnarounds Get Big Assist From Hollins

More important than any strategy, Lionel Hollins has these Nets playing with a passion, an attention to detail on the defensive end, and unselfishness on offense.

04/28/2015

Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets attempts to drive against the Atlanta Hawks during the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center on April 25, 2015. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Disrespected Nets Could Save NBA From 1st-Round Doldrums

Considering the number of lopsided series in the first round, Monday’s Game 4 between the Nets and Hawks is a must-see event for all NBA fans.

04/27/2015

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