In the latest from Al Iannazzone, he previews tonight’s game against Cleveland, noting how the Nets are playing more competitive, but the Cavs have won 11 straight.
After his collision with Jarvis Hayes Saturday night, it sounds like Devin Harris won’t be afraid to go after a loose ball again in the future: “Why not?’’ he said. “You’ve got to have it. Especially at that point in the game – we’ve got 25 seconds left, down five (95-90), I mean, we needed the ball.’’
Julian Garcia notes that the Nets have done very little this season to attract LeBron James to New Jersey this summer.
Hey look! Chris Douglas-Roberts is still upset by the losing: “A little bit. I’m just more cold. But all that stuff, I don’t care one way or the other,” said Douglas-Roberts. “Caring about winning? Absolutely. But everything else doesn’t matter. All of this is because I want to win. I take losing bad. All of this, everything comes from me being a sore loser. I don’t like losing.”
Tomislav Pakrac of Slam Online talks about one of the best NBA players to never make an All-Star team, a personal favorite of mine as well, Drazen Petrovic.