Found February 26, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
Brook has only played seven seconds in the fourth quarters of three of the Nets' last four games (H/T to Mike Mazzeo of ESPNNewYork.com). That has to end, now The Nets have played four games since the NBA All-Star break, winning the first two, vs. Milwaukee, and losing the last two, vs. Houston and Memphis. Interestingly enough, in these four games, Brooklyn's only All-Star representative -- Brook Lopez -- has been a major non-factor down the stretch, when the score is close and a basket here or there could be the difference between a win or a loss. And what is to blame? Is it that Reggie Evans or Andray Blatche has superseded the Nets' star center in the fourth quarters of these game? No. The culprit would be head coach P.J. Carlesimo. Brooklyn's interim skipper, after back-to-back crushing home losses vs. the Rockets and Grizzlies, on Friday and Sunday nights respectively, is starting to regret his confusing decision to bench Brook at t...
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