Jason Collins puts his focus on the game, not history – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJason Collins rose from his seat on the bench and strode slowly toward the scorer’s table. He stepped on a traction mat, removed the T-shirt covering his jersey…

Paul Pierce scores season-high 33 points, but effort wasted by Brooklyn Nets – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPaul Pierce went from celebrating his career with the Celtics to nearly carving out his first special moment with the Nets. A day after the standing ovations…

Carmelo: Knicks ‘didn’t even fight’ – ESPN

ESPNDeron Williams returned to the court for the first time since Jan. 5th and contributed 13 points off the bench in the Nets’ 103-80 win over the Knicks. Tags: Deron…

Williams, Prigioni return for Nets-Knicks game – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK — Deron Williams returned to the Brooklyn Nets in a reserve role and Pablo Prigioni started for the Knicks as both New York teams got point guards…

Nets’ Deron Williams sidelined after ankle treatment – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — Deron Williams will miss the Brooklyn Nets’ game against Golden State on Wednesday after receiving treatment for his chronically injured ankles. Williams was diagnosed Monday…

Nets’ Williams sidelined after ankle treatment – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK — Deron Williams will miss the Brooklyn Nets’ game against Golden State on Wednesday after receiving treatment for his chronically injured ankles. Williams was diagnosed Monday with…

Nets get past Cavaliers for second straight win – ESPN

ESPNNEW YORK — Giving up a big run no longer means giving up for the Brooklyn Nets. The team that not long ago was accused by its coach of accepting…

Brook Lopez returns to Nets lineup but Deron Williams is still dinged up – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsHOUSTON — One star was back Friday, another was left at home and yet another was resting for the next game. Welcome to the 2013-14 Nets: injuries…