NBA Twitter reacts to the Nets’ upset loss to the Trail Blazers
The Brooklyn Internet have actually made a routine of leaving to bad starts, however in spite of resisting from an early deficit on the roadway in Portland on Monday night, it was a devastating 3rd quarter that cost the Internet versus a short-handed Blazers group.
The Internet lacked James Harden, who missed out on the video game due to a left knee hyperextension. In his lack, Kyrie Irving played 40 minutes in simply his 2nd look of the season, ending up with 22 points, 8 rebounds and 4 helps. Novice Webcam Thomas – fresh off his game-winner previously today – provided a strong efficiency off the bench with 21 points in 26 minutes.
A Nic Claxton dunk seconds into the 3rd quarter offered Brooklyn a nine-point lead, however the Blazers stormed back, outscoring the Internet 32-19 in the quarter to lead 87-81 by the end of the 3rd. The Internet’ defense couldn’t close down the similarity Anfernee Simons, Ben McLemore and CJ Elleby in the 4th quarter, and Portland hung on for a surprise 114-108 triumph.
Here’s what fans and experts were stating about Monday’s video game.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.