Are Nets fans sluggish?

Excited fans

UPDATE: Brooklyn Nets beat reporter Lenn Robbins tweeted this during Game 5 in the Air Canada Centre in Toronto:

Discussion below.

Excited fans 

A friend who attended last night’s game wrote:

“Terrible barely engaged crowd. Never had any intensity.  Seats were empty in significant number well into the 1st and 3rd quarters.   Turn on just for a few minutes games in any of the markets that are involved now with the possible exceptions of DC and Charlotte and you’ll immediately sense college level fierce intensity.  I was flabbergasted.   The PA guy had to plead with the crowd.”

Do you agree?

Some responses:

(Or is it just that everyone is distracted by Rihanna?)