11-24-21: The Nets are gonna learn what the Celtics are capable of doing...

SteveF

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Prior to tonight Smart had the best on/off numbers on the team. He was like +20 per 100 possessions.
 

Van Everyman

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Even if you want to keep both the Jays, you can think this team sucks.
If this team is at .500 halfway through the season, I would agree it would be time to worry.

I’ve said a million times: this isn’t a simple change. They are redoing their defensive scheme – correctly IMO bc they weren’t dynamic last year but it took a few weeks to get right. They are trying to make JT pass out of unproductive ISOs – also the right move but has come at the cost of him being in a flow a lot of nights as he figures it out. They are asking Marcus to be a playmaker – which he’s been effective at, but it’s also messing up his sketchy shooting even more than normal.

You wanna say this team hasn’t figured it out yet? Ok I’ll listen. But the “this team sucks” mantra isn’t warranted by the facts. Especially this year which is a weird year.
 

Cesar Crespo

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If this team is at .500 halfway through the season, I would agree it would be time to worry.

I’ve said a million times: this isn’t a simple change. They are redoing their defensive scheme – correctly IMO bc they weren’t dynamic last year but it took a few weeks to get right. They are trying to make JT pass out of unproductive ISOs – also the right move but has come at the cost of him being in a flow a lot of nights as he figures it out. They are asking Marcus to be a playmaker – which he’s been effective at, but it’s also messing up his sketchy shooting even more than normal.

You wanna say this team hasn’t figured it out yet? Ok I’ll listen. But the “this team sucks” mantra isn’t warranted by the facts. Especially this year which is a weird year.
Yeah, it just adds up quick. After tonight. the C's will have finished 23.2% of their schedule.
 

Van Everyman

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I’m liking the energy this quarter. No they won’t win. But I dig that this is kind of a blood feud. Something to keep in mind for the next time they matchup.
 

SteveF

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Honestly, normalize the 3 point shooting variance (to each team's team shooting %) and this game is basically even.
 

Petagine in a Bottle

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After every loss there seems to be the refrain of “well, that won’t happen again” and then something equally crappy happens the next loss
 

JCizzle

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Honestly, normalize the 3 point shooting variance (to each team's team shooting %) and this game is basically even.
This is kinda lame. They played the game and the nets killed them. It is what it is.
 

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13 point game with 5 min left and both Tatum and Jaylen on the bench.

I get the Jaylen minutes limit and Tatum not playing well, but that was still...odd.

Did I miss some Tatum injury?