It doesn't even look right seeing KD doing the pre-game dap line on the bench side.
The plays Kyrie Irving can create man....sheesh.
Good defense from LaMarcus Aldridge here. Zion bringing it up, Adams screens for him. Aldridge in a drop, stays in position on the drive and gets the block.
Still would love to see Zion with *more* space. Attacking Green 1v1, Adams is at the dunker. Zion with a good spin but right into the help. Aldridge does a good job of stepping up and contesting at the rim.
I was loud wrong about the Nets keeping Aldridge in the drop but he's been more solid at the rim than I had thought. Zion rolls, Aldridge is there on the catch. Nice spin by Zion and Aldridge is able to get the block.
Doris Burke being done with the KD suspense and also asking for them to play "Bring Em Out" is great.
Great help from Nic Claxton here. Nets switch the pick and roll which puts Kyrie in the post vs. Hernangomez. Claxton there on the spin and gets the block, good anticipation.
Something I jotted down and not sure about but it stuck out to me. Feels like teams aren't putting Claxton in action as much which lessens *some* of his impact which might lessen some of the PT especially with other options. I'll keep an eye on it.
Look at this defensive play from Blake Griffin at the rim. Zion has a good roll, Griffin in a drop, recovers, verticality as Zion goes up.
Yeah IT not trying to go back. At all. Great to see it.
Oh Brooklyn is running sets for Blake Griffin to get post ups...yeah he's back.
This would be such a good game to troll @NekiasNBA but I'm tired.
Zion Williamson is just so *sudden* man. Early post up in transition and watch him spin *on the catch*. I don't know what you do with that.
I will say this is a pretty smart way to manage KD's minutes restriction if the idea is you might need him later.
Great defense from Nic Claxton here. Freebie for you teams, stop putting him in action. Switches on to Lonzo, stays in front on the drive, switches the handoff to Johnson and ends up getting a steal.
Nets go to Kyrie/KD P&R with KD as a screener. Notice the empty side so KD can pop. Good angle from KD, has separation from Johnson which makes it tough to switch. Ends up dropped back, KD slips, catches and drives. Tough.
*whispers* I think I'm going to opt out of this second half.

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