The Brooklyn Nets tapped into a different part of its offense against the Milwaukee Bucks by unleashing Blake Griffin’s dribble-handoff game. The two-game mini-series against the Milwaukee Bucks proved one thing: Without James Harden, it’s going to be tough for the Brooklyn Nets to face off against other elites.
At least the game was fun? The Brooklyn Nets had a chance to come away with another signature win against the Milwaukee Bucks and take the season series, but the Nets let go of the rope and lost a winnable game.
One of the reasons Durant is as good as he is right now is because of the superior teammates he has had the opportunity to play with over the past few years. Will Lillard soon be afforded that same luxury?
Injured Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie has been pushing all year to make it back from his ACL injury in time to contribute in the playoffs, but head coach Steve Nash isn’t counting on having Dinwiddie available in the postseason.
Brooklyn arrived in Milwaukee on top of the Eastern Conference standings with a half-game lead over the Sixers. After a thrilling mini-series sweep to the hands of the Milwaukee Sunday and Tuesday, the Nets depart the Cream City nursing a 1 ½ game lead over the surging Bucks while sitting a 1 ½ game behind Philadelphia for the top seed.
The Brooklyn Nets put together arguably the greatest offensive team in NBA history. If anything, most people thought that you could only get this kind of firepower in a videogame, and even there, it would be too much.
Superstition has it that — of all numbers — seven is the luckiest. The Brooklyn Nets are fully testing that theory. When James Harden flew eastbound from the Lonestar state, he landed in Brooklyn and made Barclays Center more than the Eastern Conference’s basketball talent armory.