Steve Lichtenstein

Steve Lichtenstein
February 19, 2019 - 10:12 am
In a new City Game podcast, Steve Lichtenstein is joined by New York Post beat writer Brian Lewis and WFAN announcer Tim Capstraw to discuss where the Nets stand coming out of the All-Star break.
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Nets guard D'Angelo Russell (right) celebrates with forward Joe Harris (left) and forward DeMarre Carroll in the third overtime against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Feb. 13, 2019, at Quicken Loans Arena.
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 14, 2019 - 1:34 pm
The Nets have already overachieved in my overly pessimistic book, but no matter what anyone’s preseason expectations were, now the stakes have to be raised. As the sixth seed in a weak Eastern Conference, Brooklyn’s new mission isn’t merely slow but steady improvement. It’s achieving a playoff...
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 12, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Hear clips from Nets general manager Sean Marks and coach Kenny Atkinson on the state of the Nets after the trade deadline in the latest episode of the "City Game" podcast, which also includes host Steve Lichtenstein's interview with special guest Kristian Winfield of SBNation.com.
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Devils left wing Marcus Johansson (second from right) celebrates after scoring a goal during the first period against the Carolina Hurricanes on Feb. 10, 2019, at the Prudential Center.
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 11, 2019 - 1:31 pm
The Devils’ wing has either finally recovered 100 percent from the multiple injuries, including two concussions last season, he has sustained since he was acquired from Washington two summers ago, or he is so itching to get traded to a contender that he realized he needs to bring his “A” game every...
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Adam Gase, Gregg Williams and Joe Vitt
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 11, 2019 - 12:00 pm
How is defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, the offensive-minded Gase’s right-hand man who has a similar fiery reputation, going to be able to manage on a day-to-day basis working next to Joe Vitt, the Jets' new senior defensive assistant/outside linebackers coach?
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Sean Marks speaks to the media during a press conference before a game against the New York Knicks at Barclays Center.
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 08, 2019 - 11:37 am
Sean Marks has worked wonders in Brooklyn. Taking over an organization bereft of assets, the Nets' general manager has constructed a team that is competing for a playoff berth three seasons into what was assumed to be a far lengthier rebuild.
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Kenny Atkinson
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 07, 2019 - 9:14 am
One by one, stretch power forwards moved around the league like a game of musical chairs. As of this writing, the Nets have been the team left without a chair. No Woj bombs have hit Brooklyn. No Shams wows. Kristaps Porzingis (Knicks to Mavericks), Tobias Harris (Clippers to Sixers), Wilson...
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Dec 31, 2018; Newark, NJ, USA; New Jersey Devils center Brian Boyle (11) points to the stands after a scoring a goal during the first period of their game against the Vancouver Canucks at Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 06, 2019 - 3:09 pm
The first falling domino from the Devils’ slide into Tankville came on Wednesday with the announced trade of veteran center Brian Boyle to Nashville.
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Keith Kinkaid
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 06, 2019 - 10:50 am
Many of the 14,508 ticket-buyers for Tuesday’s showdown at the Prudential Center between two last-place teams came for one main reason; to shower Ilya Kovalchuk, who bolted from the Devils in the summer 2013 in the middle of a record 15-year, $100 million contract for Russia, only to return five...
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 04, 2019 - 11:41 am
Where do the Nets stand with the NBA trade deadline approaching? Steve Lichtenstein gets some in-depth analysis from Newsday's Nets beat reporter, Greg Logan, in a new "City Game" podcast.
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