During his years with the Rockets, P.J. Tucker was never able to get past Kevin Durant‘s Warriors teams in the playoffs, but he finally prevailed over his longtime rival in Milwaukee’s Game 7 victory Saturday night.
Ya win some, you lose some. But with Kevin Durant on your side, you should always play the game. As the man said after Game 7: “The beauty of our profession is we get up and keep going...we get ready for next year.” Now, the day after the disappointment, the Nets will begin to move forward and try for the best outcome next season.
Steve Nash is a rookie coach and he looked every bit the part in the Brooklyn's gut wrenching 115-111 overtime defeat to Milwaukee in Game 7. The Nets snatched victory from the jaws of defeat with an otherworldly jumper from Durant to send the game to the extra session.
The Brooklyn Nets turbo-charged their offense to take down any defense in their path. But they couldn't guard themselves against the injury bug, which pestered them throughout the season and helped bring about their playoff demise...
When the Nets traded for James Harden months ago, they instantly became the favorites to win the 2021 NBA Championship. And when the Bucks went down 0-2 early in the series, it was all but a given in the minds of the fans that the Nets would advance to the Conference Finals.