"I really don't feel we go out each and every day of our lives and forfeit time so as to be ordinary in anything," Kyrie Irving stated after Brooklyn's third consecutive loss. "And we seem very moderate. And we've got the ability the eye test gifts that we ought to be controlling"
Brooklyn has developed a blueprint this year of playing exceptionally difficult -- and often times beating the teams toward the very top of the standings, but dropping to the league's bottom dwellers. In reality, together with all the 122-111 loss in Detroit on Tuesday, the Nets are currently 7-11 against teams with a listing below .500 -- the many such reductions in the league.
Brooklyn stays without Kevin Durant, who's at the NBA's coronavirus contact tracing protocols till at least Friday after being subjected to a group worker who tested positive for COVID-19 past week.
Detroit jumped out to a early double-digit guide and controlled the match for nearly the whole 48 minutes. Over the duration of the match, Nash pulled Jordan apart several occasions.
Jordan, who stated he did not remember what Harden had expressly mentioned, confessed he had to be greater overall defensively.
"We all must be greater. However, I take a bit more possession on that end of this ball since that's something I adore and a major part of why I believe I am out there for us. So we have gotta be improved, but I take a good deal of this"
Considering that the Nets exchanged for James Harden at mid-January, they rank last in defensive performance, based on ESPN Stats & Information. And though the Nets could whittle the Pistons' lead to single digits, they were unable to get over the hump.
"Lots of groups come out quite comfortable ," Irving said. "And that's kind of the sense for the remainder of the match is that we are playing catchup and that is simply not the best way to play a rival down"
"We only need to turn that corner. And we have not completed it yet, but we'll. And I am telling you that the league's likely to be on note when that occurs."