Mikhail Prokhorov, owner of the Brooklyn Nets, has been quite clear about his designs on a championship. Those who fall short, like head coach Avery Johnson, don't get to stick around.
In the end, the Nets lost to the Bulls, 92-90, in a game that they were supposed to win going away.
The Brooklyn Nets, losers in four of their past five games, are considering a big change.(2)
There wasn't much for the Nets to feel good about in their 113-111 victory Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Bucks.
With just ten days remaining until the N.B.A. trade deadline, the Brooklyn Nets appear to be no different under P.J. Carlesimo than they were under Avery Johnson: a talented but flawed team existing just outside the ring of Eastern Conference contenders.
Credit P.J. Carlesimo and the Brooklyn Nets for not being blinded by stardom.
If the Brooklyn Nets intend to make any kind of playoff run, they're going to need to close out games like Tuesday night's matchup at the Barclays Center against a compromised Los Angeles Lakers team.
The Brooklyn Nets struggled throughout December, and cost coach Avery Johnson his job in the process.
For the better part of two years, the question was whether Deron Williams needed the Brooklyn Nets, not the other way around.
Tuesday night's 100-97 victory by the New York Knicks over the Brooklyn Nets was a game the Knicks had no business winning, and the Nets had no business losing.
The Brooklyn Nets, who began the season with 11 wins in 15 games, are now looking for answers after losing four straight games.
The Nets enjoy one of the deepest rosters in the league, with a starting lineup that can score in a multitude of ways. Offense is not going to be an issue for them this season.