The Nets didn't play so well last night, for reasons documented on this site. They didn't defend the rim or the perimeter well, had some additional bad luck defensively, and didn't run many good offensive sets. It was an all-around terrible heaping of awfulness.

There was one set, however, that ended in an open three-pointer for Deron Williams, made successful because Deron Williams is a bull of a point guard and thus can both cause and take advantage of defensive breakdowns.

For convenience, I've tucked the play design in the top right corner of the images, to give a fuller picture of the play as it develops. Thanks to FastDraw Technologies for the play design application FastDraw. They are and remain the best.

This play started around 4:06 in the second quarter:... MORE →