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Brooklyn Nets – Old and More Than a Little Bit Lucky

Posted on 5 May, 2014, by in NBA

Sometimes all it takes to have a good game is make one big play when it matters the most. Joe Johnson was the difference maker for the Brooklyn Nets in their 104-103 game 7 win over the Toronto Raptors, sending them to the conference semifinals, but it was Paul Pierce with a block on Kyle Lowry that saved the day and clinched the game as time expired. More

NBA Playoffs – Game 7 Predictions (Mavericks vs Spurs, Nets vs Raptors)

Posted on 4 May, 2014, by in NBA

The final two game 7’s we’ll have in the long first round series the NBA Playoffs have blessed us with, starting with the Brooklyn Nets travelling to play the Toronto Raptors, followed by the final Texas showdown of the season as the San Antonio Spurs host the Dallas Mavericks. More

Toronto Raptors – Almost Let it Slip Away

Posted on 1 May, 2014, by in NBA

For the first time in their playoff series with the Brooklyn Nets the Toronto Raptors have the lead. They won game 5 115-113, taking the 3-2 edge in the showdown, mostly thanks to Kyle Lowry leading them all through the game and especially to stop the collapse in the fourth quarter and secure victory. More

NBA Playoffs – Game 5 Predictions (Mavericks vs Spurs, Blazers vs Rockets, Nets vs Raptors)

Posted on 30 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

More NBA playoffs, with game 5’s, as one series could be over by the end of it as the Portland Trail Blazers try to finish off the Houston Rockets, while things are a bit more even in the tied series between the visiting Dallas Mavericks and the hosting San Antonio Spurs, while things are similar North of there as the Toronto Raptors try and get their first lead over the Brooklyn Nets. More

Raptors Over Nets – A Change of Pace

Posted on 23 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

So much praise coming to the Brooklyn Nets after the opening game for their defense, but the Toronto Raptors showed that maybe it was a bit too soon for that, making it an even 1-1 in the series after a huge fourth quarter from the struggling DeMar DeRozan, leading his team in front of a frantic crowd to a 100-95 win. More

NBA Playoffs – Game 2 Predictions (Wizards vs Bulls, Hawks vs Pacers, Nets vs Raptors)

Posted on 22 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The NBA Playoffs continue with three series in which the road team was able to steal home court advantage and head into game 2 with a lot less pressure on their shoulders: The Washington Wizards visiting the Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks playing the Indiana Pacers and the Brooklyn Nets facing the Toronto Raptors. More

Brooklyn Nets – Experience, Defense & Intelligence on Display

Posted on 20 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

Despite the incredible atmosphere and support, the Toronto Raptors couldn’t get enough minutes of good basketball, while the Brooklyn Nets kept their composure throughout the whole ordeal, getting most of their offense from Deron Williams and Joe Johnson who played to their strengths and made the most of the defensive mismatches in a 94-87 to claim a game 1 win and steal home court advantage. More

NBA Playoffs – Nets vs Raptors Game 1 Predictions

Posted on 19 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The opening encounter of the 2014 NBA playoffs will be between the Brooklyn Nets, a team that keeps telling us they’ve been built to succeed in the playoffs, and the Toronto Raptors, who very few actually expected to see make it into the postseason, let alone host game 1 of the first round series. More

NBA Playoffs – Nets vs Raptors Series Predictions

Posted on 18 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The Toronto Raptors are one of the most surprising stories of the season – a team made for tanking suddenly becoming one of the best in the East. The Brooklyn Nets? It’s hard to decide if this season is a success or not, but eventually they achieved their goal of making the playoffs, not to mention being one of those teams without home court advantage that no one actually wants to play. More

Nets vs Raptors – Momentary Relief, Not Salvation

Posted on 27 Nov, 2013, by in NBA

The Brooklyn Nets are still an expensive, yet pretty bad basketball team, with Jason Kidd not really doing a great job in his attempt to lead them. But there is a bit of light at the end of the tunnel for them, as their 102-100 win over the Toronto Raptors showed, suggesting that even without their two best players, there’s still hope to create a foundation that will eventually get them into the playoffs. More