If Brooklyn has any chance of evening the series against Atlanta -- let alone pulling off the upset -- expect a heavy dose of Brook Lopez.
Nets swingman Joe Johnson said Sunday that point guard Deron Williams is suffering from a severe case of tendinitis.
The Nets' successful Kyle Korver lockdown campaign coupled with the general malaise of the Hawks offense is cause for concern after a Game 3 loss.
After a banged-up Deron Williams checked out of the game, Brooklyn stepped up.
The Nets shut the Hawks down in just about every way possible. And Brook Lopez made a major impact on both ends of the floor.
Brook Lopez leads Brooklyn to a 91-83 win over Atlanta on the strength of his 22 points and 13 rebounds.
Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Atlanta 91-83 on Saturday to cut the Hawks' lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference series.
An inside-the-huddle look at the sounds of the NBA's Eastern Conference playoffs.
Lionel Hollins has come back from down 0-2 in a series twice before. Can he do it again as coach of the Nets?
With the sale of the team drawing the attention of many, the Hawks took care of business yet again to take a 2-0 series lead over the Nets.
If you wanted to sum up Deron Williams' disappointing tenure as a Net in one play, it happened in the closing seconds of Game 2 on Wednesday.
Blake Griffin's nasty move on Boris Diaw for the one-handed dunk is the top play of the night in the NBA.
The Hawks took a 2-0 lead in the series vs the Nets with a well-rounded scoring effort
Five Hawks score in double figures en route to defeating the Nets 96-91.
Despite having a 2-0 series lead over the Nets, Hawks center Al Horford says the team still has things to work on.
Millsap scores 19, Hawks hold off Nets 96-91 for 2-0 lead
A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler has agreed to purchase the NBA's Atlanta Hawks.
Nets forward Mirza Teletovic has been activated for Game 2 of the playoffs Wednesday night against the Hawks.
Kevin Arnovitz reports the latest on Bruce Levenson selling the Atlanta Hawks to entrepreneur Anthony Ressler for $850 million.
Entrepreneur Antony Ressler has agreed to buy the Atlanta Hawks for a sale price of approximately $850 million, sources confirmed. His group also includes ex-All-Star Grant Hill.
Utilizing the lessons he's learned in San Antonio, NBA Coach of the Year Mike Budenholzer has built a culture of selflessness in Atlanta. And the results are speaking for themselves.
The Brooklyn Nets say forward Mirza Teletovic is probable for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoff series against top-seeded Atlanta after missing nearly three months because of blood clots.
Joe Johnson had a good run with the Hawks. So why is he still being booed by the Atlanta crowd?
Hawks center Al Horford said after Tuesday's practice that he will play Wednesday in Game 2 of his team's first-round playoff series against the Nets.
ESPN NBA analyst Tim Legler believes that the choice of Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer as coach of the year was the easiest of the NBA awards to decide.
Hawks @ Nets
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