Originally written on Brooklyn Balling  |  Last updated 3/18/13
Gerald didn't have it again tonight. He missed about seven layups (according to the unofficial counts of several Nets beat-writers). And those missed layups might have been the difference in this tough loss for the Nets   It really is a mystery why, so many times this season, a decent overall effort from the Nets has been completely neutralized by one awful quarter, few minutes, or even just a set of plays. Tonight, in Brooklyn against Atlanta with a chance to move atop the Atlantic Division standings, the Nets fell off the proverbial cliff, yet again against an above-.500 team, in the fourth quarter, watching a two-point lead after the third quarter evaporate away in the final period as the Hawks scored 34 points in the frame to the Nets' mere 20. Not having played since last Tuesday, in a win over the Hornets, the Nets looked justifiably rusty to start off this evening, but brought their play back into gear by the end of the first, helped out by a shocking co...
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