Nets back on the road to face Pacers

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After a nice run that resulted in six of seven home wins, the Nets (7-18) subsequently lost three straight at Barclays Center, concluding with a 104-98 defeat to the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. The Nets had no answers for Dwyane Wade (28 points, 13-17 FG) and Hassan Whiteside (20 points, 13 rebounds) yet were […]

Around the ‘Nets: Brookstaps Lopzingis?

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The latest in Nets news and notes from around the ‘nets: FiveThirtyEight took a deep dive into Kristaps Porzingis, coming out the other end with his closest comparison: Brook Lopez? Through all the criticism of The Trade, Thaddeus Young is the silver lining. Prior to Heat-Nets, Dwyane Wade missed Heat shootaround with an undisclosed illness. […]

Hassan Whiteside leads stingy Heat defense into Brooklyn

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Consistency has become elusive for the Brooklyn Nets (7-17) lately after another lackluster performance against the Orlando Magic on Monday night. Done in by poor shooting (38.8 percent), sloppy play (17 turnovers), and non-existent defense (53.9 percent shooting from the Magic), the Nets inevitably fell 105-82 after being outscored 53-37 in the second half. On […]

Stat Corner: Offensive & Defensive Rating

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Say you recently won a charity auction that afforded mindless malcontents like you the opportunity to play in one NBA game. You’re excited, you’re all warmed up, you’ve just high-fived your favorite NBA players, the ball gets tipped, and the game begins! And then they ruthlessly tear you to shreds. With a useless slop pile […]

Nets seek payback in Miami

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It was only nine months ago that the Nets were celebrating their fourth win of the regular season against the defending champion Miami Heat, after rookie Mason Plumlee swatted reigning MVP LeBron James as the clock ran out, sealing an 88-87 victory and season sweep. Since then, the Heat (14-20) has defeated the Nets (16-16) […]