New Jersey Nets: Breaking Down Their Week 6 Performance

December 6th, 2010 by Ryan Comstock Leave a reply »
Because of an injury to Devin Harris that caused him to miss two-and-a-half games, it's hard to say too much about the team-wide performance of the New Jersey Nets this past week.

Despite being without their playmaker, the Nets found themselves in three of their four games, and, really, should have won two of them.

There are still some areas where the absence of Harris should not have made an impact, which will be discussed shortly. The team also has a terribly hard time sustaining momentum, another aspect that will be looked at.

There will be more of a focus on individual performances, but first, here's a quick recap:

at New York, L, 111-100 vs Oklahoma City, L, 123-120 (3OT) at Charlotte, L, 91-84 (OT) vs Boston, L, 100-75 New Jersey went 0-4 on the week, giving them an overall record of 6-15 and dropping them to last place in the Atlantic Division.

With Harris out, it stood to reason that the week would be a disaster. He missed most of the second half against New York and was in street clothes against Oklahoma City and Charlotte.

Given that the Nets went winless, the week is still somewhat of a mess, but t ...

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