For the third time since the initial move to Brooklyn and the second time at home, the Nets face an elimination playoff game in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Down 3-2 in the best-of-seven series, they face the Toronto Raptors at 7 P.M. EST.
The Nets have already made themselves clear. Paul Pierce guaranteed a return to Toronto for a winner-take-all Game 7. Andray Blatche was goaded by media into doing the same. But regardless of chatter, tonight could be Brooklyn’s last chance to keep their series alive.
Here’s four things to watch tonight as Brooklyn’s dinosaurs look to avoid playoff extinction vs. the Toronto Raptors.