Originally written on Nets Take Over  |  Last updated 4/30/15
The Brooklyn Nets have made quite the turnaround since January and are slowly rising in the Eastern Conference standings. A lot of the success has been due to increased chemistry and comfort level amongst the newcomers, especially Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. Both started the season poorly but have since played through their slump.“They’re the glue of this team,” Nets coach Jason Kidd said of Pierce and Garnett. “When you look at their careers, they’ve been through a lot -- slow starts, fast starts, there’s never any panic you can see in their play. Sometimes veteran guys take a little bit longer to get to the starting line, but the guys are playing at a high level and you can see that with Paul and KG.”via Mike Mazzeo of ESPNThis ability to remain calm and take things one step at a time is a crucial intangible that the Nets were hoping to get when they acquired these two players. With so much experience already under their belt, in both the regular season and the playoffs, the...
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