The Brooklyn Nets are 6-2 right now, and that's awesome. But the tests begin now.
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-2, mostly without Gerald Wallace, without a clearly defined 48-minute offensive plan, and with the worst third-quarter differential in the NBA. They're riding a wave right now, and with their starting lineup finally intact, look to vault forward. But it's not going to be easy. The Nets have faced the easiest schedule in the NBA so far, per Basketball-Reference's "strength of schedule" rating. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see why: The Nets' 8 opponents have played .371 ball outside of those Nets games, and that includes the 8-3 Miami Heat.
Here's the schedule for the next nine games... MORE →