Originally posted on Brooklyn Balling  |  Last updated 3/3/13
Joakim Noah won the battle of Eastern Conference All-Star centers, edging out Brook Lopez   Hey, it's a turnover! Over here! Over there! Ok, enough for my children's book-like recap of whatever the hell happened tonight in Chicago. The Nets got simply punked tonight by a Bulls team missing it's star player (Derrick Rose) and a key bench defender/jack-of-all-trades (Taj Gibson, Brooklyn native). Turnovers were galore for Brooklyn (21 to be exact) and sloppy play was the norm, not the exception. The Nets didn't break 70 percent from the free throw line, 45 percent from the field, and 34 percent from the three-point line. In short, the Nets wasted the Bulls' time for about 140 minutes on a Saturday night, and came out looking like a joke. Call me dramatic with complaining about a team that's eight games above .500, but I think tonight's abomination of an effort constitutes the new low for the Nets. Other than the first quarter (which was tied at 27 after 12 minutes),
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