Lichtenstein: Nets Have Talent To Withstand Lin-jury But Will Miss His IntangiblesOverall, Russell is averaging 21 points per game on 51 percent shooting from the floor (including 35.7 percent from 3-point range) in just 28.3 minutes per game.
Lichtenstein: No Zajac, No Boyle, No Problem (Yet) For Swifter DevilsThe Devils have been far from a lost cause in the season's opening two weeks.
'City Game' Podcast: Previewing Knicks, Nets SeasonsIn the latest episode of the “City Game” podcast, John Schmeelk and Steve Lichtenstein preview the Knicks and Nets and give some predictions for the NBA season.
Lichtenstein: Nets Not Yet Ready To Take The Next StepA year ago, basically every analyst had the Nets destined for a horrific season. And they ended up being right. This season won't be as bad, but it still won't be good.
Lichtenstein: Hey, At Least Atkinson Has Some Options This SeasonThe Nets will attempt to finish off their four-game preseason slate undefeated when they face the 76ers on Wednesday night at the renovated Nassau Coliseum.
Lichtenstein: Devils Make It Clear That Passengers Are UnacceptableDevils coach John Hynes wasn't kidding about having to make difficult roster choices after what he called the most competitive training camp in his three years on the job.
Lichtenstein: Devils' Rebuild Will Be Back On Track This SeasonIn almost every respect, the Devils' 5-1-1 run through the preseason, with their sole regulation defeat using a "B" split squad against many of the Islanders' regulars, was meaningless.
Lichtenstein: Jets Wins Could Prove Damaging To Long-Term Search For QBTo their credit, the Jets' players and coaches have dismissed all the talk in the NFL community about their wretched expectations. They evened their record at 2-2 after Sunday's 23-20 overtime affair against Jacksonville at MetLife Stadium.
‘City Game’ Podcast: Nets And Knicks Media DaysIn the latest episode of the “City Game” podcast, Steve Lichtenstein discuss interviews Jarrett Allen, Spencer Dinwiddie, Quincy Acy and Sarah Kustok at Nets media day. And John Schmeelk breaks down Knicks media day.
Lichtenstein: 9 Nuggets From Devils’ Preseason (With A Disclaimer)So, with one tilt in Washington on Wednesday remaining before the games begin to count Oct. 7, here are some nuggets from these affairs, all coming with the preface, "Yeah, I know it's only preseason but ... "
Lichtenstein: Nets Face Challenge In Training Camp To Integrate New PartsWhen Brook Lopez packed his bags for Los Angeles in June, he took more than his 20-points-per-game scoring average from the Nets.
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.