• Eric "Big Easy" Gross

"No Defense In Brooklyn"


Ever Since The Blockbuster Trade Acquisition Of James Harden And Loss Of Their Best Interior Defender Jarrett Allen The Brooklyn Nets Defense Has Gone From Bad To Worse. They Are 27th In The League In Team Defensive Efficiency 28th In The League In Opponents Points In The Paint Per Game 50.6 And 119.9 Opponent Points Per Game Defensive Rating Which Is Worse All Time! Although The Nets Have Been An Offensive Spectacle Since Linking Up James Harden, Kyrie Irving And Kevin Durant Averaging 122.6 Points Per Game Their Defense Has Completely Collapsed Reminding Of Us Of The Phoenix Suns Teams Of The Early 2000,s With The Run And Gun Explosive Offense Lead By Point Guard Steve Nash And Head Coach Mike D 'Antoni But Just As The Nets The Suns Had No Defense. Now You Have Steve Nash As Head Coach And D 'Antoni As Assistant Coach For The Brooklyn Nets Both Are Great Offensive Minds But Lack In The Defensive Department. Steve Nash Has Said That Defense Is Our Number One Priority And He Has Preached That Since Becoming Brooklyn's Head Coach It's Something He Says They Spend The Bulk Of Their Practices Working On And That They Are Trying To Build Something That Is Easily Taught And Obtained By The Players And Can Continue To Grow On Those Foundations. Yet There Hasn't Been A Real Sign The Nets Have Accomplished Much When It Comes To Resolving Their Defensive Problems Especially When You Consider Their Defensive Rating Since Acquiring Harden Is The Worst In The NBA.

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